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Open Call: Black Women Photographers Open Call for Sponsored Websites
Open Call

Black Women Photographers Open Call for Sponsored Websites

An ongoing opportunity for up to 30 freelance visual journalists & professional photographers who are members of Black Women Photographers who do not have a personal website and would like to have one.

Up to thirty members will receive each a Lifetime Plus membership on Visura to build one personal website connected to a global community of visual storytellers, including photo editors, creative directors, producers, and publishers looking to hire and license visual content.

Photographers working on stories but not limited to climate change, environmental justice, gender equality, racial justice, and human rights will be considered. This opportunity is for photographers who focus on visual journalism, portraiture, documentary, photojournalism, stills, creativity, fine art, videos, and short film.
Deadline: April 4, 2022

Status: Closed


April 4, 2022 (11:59 PM, EST)


Submissions are closed.

Brief & Application Procedure

There is no application fee.

  • All submissions are made via a Story created from the Visura dashboard or via Black Women Photographers
  • 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 20, 2021, and will be extended through April 4, 2022. Applicants must be freelance visual journalists, photographers, filmmakers, photojournalists from anywhere in the world.


    The deadline for applications is extended to April 4, 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.