The World Press Photo Foundation welcomes narrative photographers in West Africa to apply to take part in the World Press Photo Masterclass West Africa.
Application Deadline: fifteenth January 2017.
Offered every year? Yes
Qualified Countries: Countries in West Africa
To be taken at (nation): Accra, Ghana
About the Award: The masterclass intends to bolster the most encouraging youthful visual journalists in their expert improvement
The Masterclass West Africa will unite a choice of the most encouraging proficient photographers from the locale who need to build up their profession. All photographers who have taken a shot at visual stories about every day life, nature, governmental issues and society are urged to apply. The bosses will share their ability and give singular exhortation to all members, and they will be met the adapting needs and wishes of the chose members. The masterclass educational programs is organized around photograph articles in light of a focal topic that members are required to take a shot at in readiness for the masterclass. The masterclass week likewise incorporates addresses by and one-on-one time with all bosses.
Offered Since: 2015
Qualification: Professional photographers with experience in taking a shots at narrative photograph stories who:
Are nationals or perpetual occupants of the accompanying nations: Benin, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Gabon, The Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Equatorial Guinea, Ivory Coast, Liberia, Mali, Mauritania, Niger, Nigeria, Republic of the Congo, Senegal, Sierra Leone, and Togo;
Are less than 35 years old; and
Have a decent comprehension of English.
Determination Process: A universal, expert and free council will choose a greatest of 12 members in view of the nature of work and inspiration for cooperation. To guarantee reasonableness, the choice will occur secretly.
Estimation of Contest: Participation is free, and all travel and hotel costs will be secured by World Press Photo.
Step by step instructions to Apply: To apply, please send your portfolio, memoir with age and nationality, full contact points of interest, and in addition a short explanation of your inspiration in English depicting what the masterclass may add to your expert advancement. Present this data to [email protected] before 15 January 2017.
Extensive documents (25MB<) can be sent through WeTransfer. In the event that you don’t as of now have a portfolio, please set up a choice of your work that incorporates no less than two photograph stories/arrangement. You will get an affirmation email once your application has been checked for finishing.
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Grant Provider: World Press Photo Foundation