LensCulture Emerging Talent Awards 2016

Seeking 50 of the world's best emerging photographers!


We invite you to enter our 4th annual Emerging Talent Awards, which are dedicated to discovering the best emerging photographers from all over the world. Our international jury will select 50 outstanding photographers — from all cultures, all points of view, with no age limit.
Awards will include a digital gallery exhibition at the International Center of Photography Museum in New York City, $20,000 in grants, opportunities for exposure at over 50 international photography festivals, inclusion in the upcoming photobook, The Best of LensCulture Today: 150 Contemporary Photographers, which will be distributed and sold worldwide and so much more. Don’t miss this opportunity to expose your work to a global photography community of over 2 million!


Submission Review by Photo Industry Professional
Opportunities for Immediate Exposure
Visibility with LensCulture Insiders
Massive Exposure to our Global Audience of 2+ Million
Emerging Talent Awards 2016 Online Exhibition
International Press Exposure
NYC Exhibition at International Center of Photography Museum
International Photo Festival Projections
Published in “The Best of LensCulture” Photobook
Featured Article on LensCulture
LensCulture Network Membership
$20,000 in Emerging Talent Grants



Copyrights & Usage Rights:

All photographers retain full copyrights for their own work. Period. Winners and Finalists grant LensCulture limited, restricted use of winning photos only to promote the photographers themselves and in connection with marketing the Awards competition itself. Details can be found in the Competition rules


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