Photojournalism Now: Friday Round Up – 12 July 2019

This week on Photojournalism Now: Friday Round Up –  Ranita Roy, Documenting Humanity and the Olive Cotton Award finalists. Plus I’m guest curator for the next 30 days for Your Daily Photograph. Sign up to see my collection. Also, entries open on 16th July for the 11th edition of the Carmignac Photojournalism Award which is dedicated to the Democratic Republic of Congo and to the human, health, social and ecological challenges it is facing today.  And the British Journal of Photography invites photographers to submit work on the theme Growth for the OpenWalls Arles 2020. Entries close 25th July.

Photo Essay:

Ranita Roy – The Darjeeling Himalayan Railway

Viewing Indian photographer Ranita Roy’s meditative study of the Darjeeling Himalayan Railway, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, is like taking a walk back in time…Beautiful work (first published by Reuters).



World.Report Award: Documenting Humanity  

The 2019 Master Award finalists are Andrea Alai, Gustavo Biolcatti, Manu Brabo, Mary F. Calvert, Jacob Ehrbar, Catalina Martin-Chico, Simon Moricz-Sabjan, Ilvy Njiokiktjien, Darcy Padilla and Lorena Ros. It is fantastic to see such an expansive range of work from an equally diverse group of photographers.

(C) Mary F. Calvert Male on Male
(C) Lorena Ros Unspoken
(C) Darcy Padilla Dreamers
(C) Ilvy Njiokiktjien Born-Free
(C) Catalina Martin-Chico Colombia ReBirth
(C) Jacob Ehrbahn Dangerous journey
(C) Manu Brabo Last European Frontline
C) Gustavo Biolcatti Limbus
(C) Andrea Alai Si Se Puede
(C) Simon Moricz Mud Country


Olive Cotton Award

Rosie Batty AO (C) Melissa Anderson

The 79 finalists of the Olive Cotton Award for Portraiture, selected from over 430 entries, will be on show at the Tweed Regional Art Gallery from today. The winner of the $20,000 Award will be announced tomorrow. Finalists include Judith Crispin, Ella Dreyfus, Stephen Dupont, Petrina Hicks, Damien Shen, Jacqui Stockdale, Greg Weight, Melissa Anderson and Anne Zahalka.  

Until 22 September

Tweed Regional Art Gallery 2 Mistral Road Murwillumbah South


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