Grants & Open Calls
Open Call

Photojournalism Grant 2016

Empowers photojournalists by supporting their work, mission, and career. Visura awards one winner with a $5000 cash prize. The winner will be announced at the 2016 Lucie Awards in New York City on Sunday, October 23, 2016. Deadline Extended.
Submission deadline: September 15, 2016


Kathy Ryan
Director of Photography
The New York Times Magazine

Kathy Ryan   is an   American   picture editor   who works for   The New York Times Magazine . She has worked as head of photography at the magazine since 1987.

Lynsey Addario

    Lynsey Addario is an American photojournalist who regularly works for The New York Times, National Geographic, and Time Magazine. Lynsey began photographing professionally for the Buenos Aires Herald in 1996 with no previous... read on

Hideko Kataoka
Director of Photography
Newsweek Japan

Hideko Kataoka has been director of photography at Newsweek Japan , since 2001. She joined the magazine as a photographer in 1991, covering national news, social issues and portraiture of world business and cultural leaders. As director of... read on

Nicolas Jimenez
Director of Photoraphy
Le Monde

  Currently director of photography of the daily newspaper Le Monde and supplements.

Maggie Steber

        Photographer Maggie Steber has worked in 67 countries focusing on humanitarian, cultural, and social stories. Her honors include a Guggenheim Foundation Grant in 2017 for The Secret Garden of Lily LaPalma, the Leica... read on

Scott Thode
director of residency program

  Scott Thode, Editorial Director Scott Thode is an independent curator, editor and photographer. He has co-curated numerous exhibitions with Kathy Ryan, including at  Look3 Festival of the Photograph , The School of Visual Arts... read on

Adriana Teresa Letorney
Founder & CEO
Visura / Cofounder, Scout Film Festival

Adriana Teresa Letorney is the Founder & CEO of , a market network for publishers to discover freelance visual storytellers worldwide, and freelancers to build their website, and network with the global marketplace of media and... read on