Visura is delighted to announce Spanish photographer Álvaro Laíz as the recipient of the 2015 FotoVisura Grant for Outstanding Personal Project for his project titled THE HUNT, as well as recognize 26 photographers with top honors and honorable mentions.
Visura's mission is to further the work and career of photographers and editors. The technology platform offers resources and tools from the ability to design a hosted websites interconnected to its networking platform to grants, workshops and assignment opportunities.
The Annual FotoVisura Grant for Outstanding Personal Photography Project was created in 2010 with a two tiered mission: 1) recognize photographers for their images, stories, and dedication, as well as the extent that he or she is willing to go to bring about positive change in society; 2) get photographers' significant work in front of key industry players and editors with the hope that they will receive a paid opportunity.
We extend our gratitude to the panel of judges, who took the time to see every single submission.
With this announcement, we establish a precedent in part thanks to The Washington Post. This year, in addition to winning a $2,000 cash prize and a lifetime sponsored GUILD membership with Visura—Álvaro Laíz earned a feature on the Washington Post In Sight blog, and a paid commission for his winning series. Additionally, the finalists also received the invitation.
On Monday, August 24th—The San Francisco Chronicle will publish an article about Visura and the results of the Grant.
Brian Driscoll / Life within 90 KM