2014 Visura Photography Grant Contest For Outstanding Project

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2014 FotoVisura Grant

And the winners are...

  • 1st Prize Winner

    My Iranian Journey By Javad Parsa

    Iran

  • 2nd Place

    preTenders and Serenity Babies By Rebecca Martinez

    U.S.A.

  • 3rd Place

    Chica Barbie By Carl Bower

    U.S.A.

  • Top Finalists

    Destino By Michelle Frankfurter

    Israel

  • Rodeo Girls By Ilona Szwarc

    Poland

  • Finalists

    Sleeping with the Devil By Aaron Vincent Elkaim

    Canada

  • A Quiet Defiance By Katie Orlinsky

    U.S.A.

  • CTRL-X, Topography of E-waste By Kai Loeffelbein

    Germany

  • Habitats By Wang Yuanling

    China

  • Honorable Mentions

    Hayley to Harrison: One Year By Sara Swaty

    U.S.A.

  • American Folk By Lisa Elmaleh

    U.S.A.

  • Aqui Vivimos By Dominic Bracco II

    U.S.A.

  • The Mudshow Diaries By Valérie Berta

    French

  • Project Mi Barrio By Ivan Kashinsky

    U.S.A.

  • La Casita de Turrón By Roberto Tondopró

    Mexican

  • Cost of slavery By K M Asad

    Bangladeshi

  • As it Was Give(n) to Me By Stacy Kranitz

    U.S.A.

  • Children of Addicted Mothers By Yanina Manolova

    U.S.A.

  • MY Star Wars Family By Annalisa Brambilla

    Italy

  • So Close, So Far By Scott Dalton

    U.S.A.

  • Landscapes of the Greek Crisis By Nikos Pilos

    Greece

  • Summer Season By Silviu Pavel

    Romania

  • Black Gold Hotel By Michele Palazzi

    Italy

  • N 32.46.25.948 By Nicola Angelo Mangia

    Italy

  • New Era By Jose Luis Cuevas

    Mexico

  • The Road to Nowhere By Ian Willms

    Canada

  • Stewards of the Land By Anna Mia Davidson

    U.S.A.

  • The believers Project By Jordi Pizarro

    Spain

  • The Nomadic Fringe By Christian Vium

    Denmark

  • 2014 Spotlight Student Grant

    And the winners are...

  • 1st Prize Winner

    The Notebook By Chandan Gomes

    India

  • 2nd Place

    Immeasurable By Elle Irvine

    Australia

  • 3rd Place

    The Tree and the Apple By Ilana Panich-Linsman

    U.S.A.

  • Top Finalist

    Call me Heena By shahria sharmin

    Bangladesh

  • Finalists

    The Waking Giant: Brazil. 2013 By Nicolas Tanner

    U.S.A.

  • One in eight hundred By Mario Wezel

    Germany

  • Honorable Mentions

    Yo Soy Lo Que Soy By Charlotte Schmitz

    Germany

  • Every Breath We Drew By Jess T. Dugan

    U.S.A.

  • Reunification refugees By Hannes Jung

    Germany

  • Tolstoi By Michael Heck

    Germany

  • The Gentle Punks By Cassandra Giraldo

    U.S.A.

  • Faith and Its Price By Lauren Pond

    U.S.A.

  • Polaris By Acacia Johnson

    U.S.A.

  • I Remember The Mountains By Ville Rinne

    Finland

  • Cousin, We Have Grown Up By Ryan Walker

    Canada

Meet the judges

FotoVisura Grant

Elizabeth Cheng Krist, Senior Photo Editor, National Geographic Magazine
William A. Ewing, Director of Curatorial Projects for Thames & Hudson
Simon Barnett, Director of Photography, CNN Digital
MaryAnne Golon, Director of photography, Ast. Managing Editor, Washington Post
Caroline Smith, Photography Director, Marie Claire Magazine
Patricia Nagy Travieso, Executive Editor, Elle Magazine International Editions
Adriana Teresa Letorney, co-founder, FotoVisura

Spotlight Student Grant

Emma Raynes, Program Director, Magnum Foundation’s Emergency Fund
Clara de Tezanos, Co-founder and Director, La Fototeca
Angelika Hala, Photo Editor, Stern Magazine
Amy Wolff, Photo Editor (PDN30), Photo District News
Mirjam Evers, Executive Producer, Eddie Adams Workshop
Graham Letorney, co-founder, FotoVisura