Panos photographer William Daniels has been named as one of twelve finalists at this year’s prestigious Oskar Barnack Award. The winner takes a prize of € 25,000 and one of the latest Leica cameras.
William’s submission to the award is his long term project on the Central African Republic – charting the country’s descent into civil war and the difficult aftermath.
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Panos photographer Mads Nissen and Mads Greve, professor in photojournalism at the Danish School of Media and Journalism and member of Prospekt Photographers, are holding a Workshop entitled Next to Me in Copenhagen (5 – 7 October 2016) and St Petersburg (3 – 7 October 2016). The workshop is free for the successful applicants and will result in a photo book production on Russian-Nordic relations.
Photographers need to be from North West Russia or from one of the Nordic countries – Iceland, Faroe Islands, Greenland, Denmark, Sweden, Norway, Finland and Aaland. Participants must be under the age of 35 and cannot be students or participants in the 2014-NJC Masterclass “Next Door”. Participants must speak English at a good level.
Click here for more information on how to apply.
Panos photographer Lianne Milton is raising funds for the people of the Sertão region in northeastern Brazil who have been affected by the worst drought to hit the region in 50 years.
The project – Hinterland – looks at the lives of subsistence farmers in what is the largest concentration of rural poverty in Latin America, the Sertão.
The project will be exhibited at this year’s Festival Photo La Gacilly in Brittany, France, and prints from the series are available to buy from the Hinterland Website (www.brazilhinterland.com) for US $ 100.00 each. The money raised will go to one of two organisations working in the Sertão, helping farmers cope with the effects of the drought.
Kacper Kowalski has won the first prize in the Environment category of this year’s Grand Press Photo contest in Poland with his work entitled Faces of Earth, a portrait of energy, change and power.
Chris de Bode has won the 2nd place prize in the Portrait Single Award category at the lens culture Portrait Awards 16 with his image of Anoel, a young South Sudanese girl living in an IDP camp nr Bor in South Sudan.
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Espen Rasmussen has won the first prize in the Daily Life category of this year’s SONY World Photography Awards with his story The Curse of Coal which looks at the legacy of the coal industry in West Virginia.
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The Guardian website has named Panos photographers Vlad Sokhin and JB Russell as two of “The environment photographers you should be following on Instagram”.
Find them on Instagram under their handles @lens_pacific (Vlad Sokhin) and @jbrussell (JB Russell)
Panos photographer Tanya Habjouqa will be speaking about her work on the Palestinian Occupied Territories, which has been published in book form under the title Occupied Pleasures together with Dr Thembi Mutch at:
School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS)
Khalili Lecture Theatre
London WC1H 0XG
on 26 May 2016 from 4.00 to 6.00pm.
Vlad Sokhin has won the first prize in the Environment category of the annual Estaçao Imagem Portuguese photojournalism award with his Warm Waters project, looking at the effects of climate change on island nations in the Pacific.
Fernando Moleres‘ latest reportage – Chernobyl’s Long Shadow – looking at Chernobyl and the legacy of the nuclear accident which happened 30 years ago this month, is accompanied by a multimedia film by Peppino Molina. It can be viewed by clicking on the image below.