When Amateur Photographers Make the Front Page
'Imagery is the unrivaled language of our time and Getty Images is deeply committed to supporting the vision and passions of emerging and established photographers and other artists. Our global grants programme has spanned a decade and is the largest in the industry, yet each year’s entrants never fail to produce work that both inspires and profoundly moves us.' - Getty Images CEO Jonathan Klein
Today, Getty Images announced the recipients of its 2014 Editorial Grants. Congratulations to the winners:
Krisanne Johnson - South Africa’s Post-Apartheid Youth
Juan Arredondo – Born in Conflict
Jordi Busqué – The Mennonites of Bolivia
William Daniels – CAR in Chaos
Giulio Di Sturco – Ganges: Death of a River
Laura Boushnak - I Read I Write - Laura was awarded the ‘Lean In’ grant, for a project which deals with the empowerment of women.
All of the recipients will now embark on the completion of their projects. Please read more about the winners and their work on Time Lightbox and New York Times Lens Blog.
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