Saturday, October 6, 2007

Getty Images Grants for Editorial Photography

Photographers have until November 15, 2007, to postmark applications for the next two $20,000 Getty Images Grants for Editorial Photography, to be announced in February 2008. Grant application and submission guidelines, plus additional information on previous winners, their projects and the judges can be found at

Applicants must include a written proposal of 550 words or less explaining the scope, significance and journalistic merit of their chosen project, along with a supporting portfolio of between 30 and 60 images of their previous work.

Each year, Getty Images awards five grants totaling $100,000 to fund, inspire and support the best global talent in photojournalism. Two grants are awarded in February and three in September.

Each grant consists of $20,000 as well as project execution support from Getty Images photo editors. While retaining copyright of their imagery, grant recipients also have the option to sign a one-year exclusive rights deal with Getty Images, enabling their grants project imagery to be marketed and available for license to customers worldwide at