Grants & Open Calls
Open Call

Sponsored Lifetime Plus Accounts for Freelance Visual Journalists

An opportunity for up to 50 freelance visual journalists & professional photographers worldwide who do not have a personal website and would like one to receive each a Lifetime Plus membership.
Accepting submissions: December 1 to January 31, 2022

Status: Open


January 31, 2022 (11:59pm, EDT)

Time remaining:
CURRENT TIME: Monday, January 17, 2022 at 16:35:09 EDT



Free. Open to all members, including free accounts.

Note on submission fees — Visura encourages users to take full advantage of their membership after submitting for this award. Visura believes in a better model and we seek to create an alternative to the status quo of pay-per-contest. Learn more

Submission Requirements

There is no application fee.
  • All submissions are made via a Story created from the Visura dashboard
  • Stories may be ongoing or recently completed personal story
  • Image size: 2200px on the longest dimension. (11 inches @ 200 dpi, jpg format)
  • Include a written Statement, in first person, saved as the Story text.
  • Stories may be 'published' or 'private' within the Visura system.

The goal of this sponsorship is to support freelance visual journalists, photojournalists, photographers, filmmakers, visual fine artists, portrait photographers, still photographers, and journalists who do not have a personal website and would like to have one.

This sponsorship is possible thanks in part to Robertson Realty & Visura.

Applications will open starting on December 1, 2021, and will close on January 31, 2022. Applicants must be freelance visual journalists, photographers, filmmakers, photojournalists from anywhere in the world.


The deadline for applications is January 31, 2022, at 11:59 pm (Eastern Time).
Applicants must submit their Visura Profile with a link to a visual story, or your Instagram page as part of the grant application.