Grants & Open Calls
Open Call: The Visura Instagram Open Call
Open Call

The Visura Instagram Open Call

A unique merit-based opportunity for Visura photographers worldwide to be featured during Elizabeth Krist’s Visura Instagram Takeover from May 6-15th, 2016.

Deadline: March 31, 2016

Status: Closed


March 31, 2016 (11:59 PM, EST)


Submissions are closed.

Brief & Application Procedure

We want to focus on your projects.

Long-time National Geographic Senior Photo Editor Elizabeth Krist will select 10 photographers from the open call and feature one project a day--publishing two images representing the project--on Visura’s Instagram feed to highlight the photographers’ images, work, and visions. 

Read Full Terms and Conditions 
Read Visura's General Terms and Conditions

Your application must include the items listed below.
There is no entry fee during the submission process.

â–ª Submissions made via a “Project” created from your Visura dashboard
â–ª Projects may be ongoing or recently completed
â–ª Image size: minimum 2000px on the longest dimension (22.5 inches @ 72 dpi, JPG format)
â–ª Include a written reflection
â–ª Limit one project per photographer
â–ª Projects may be 'published' or 'private' within the Visura system


All submissions are made via a “Project” created from your Visura dashboard.


Photographers worldwide, who have worked on or are working on a photography project. All Applicants must have an active PLUS, PRIME or GUILD membership account to submit for consideration.


Each Entry consists of a short biography (1000 characters), CV, and one project from the photographer's website, Visura News Blog or Profile. Each project will consist of a series of images (minimum of 15 images, maximum 25), and a written reflection about the project.

Image size:

Minimum 2000px on the longest dimension (22.5 inches @ 72 dpi, JPG format). Each image must have a caption. Do not include your name in the caption.

Written Statements:

In 500 words describe what the Project is about, including location, timeframe, and any other pertinent information, including the year the photos were taken. Please explain why the project is important to you.

A PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING.Open only to individuals who have reached the age of majority in their jurisdiction at the time of entry, and DO NOT RESIDE WHERE PROHIBITED. Employees of Foto Visura Inc., and related parties are ineligible. Each entry consists of a project entry form, a series of photographs, a project summary. Entries must be received by 11:59pm EST on March 31, 2016. One entry allowed per person. This is a merit-based contest and chance plays no part in the determination of winners. Odds of winning depend on number of entries received and skill of entrant. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED. Sponsor is Foto Visura Inc. dba Visura, 1319 VT RT 128, Westford, VT 05494.