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Announcing the winners of The 2019 Washington Post Open Call for Photographers
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Announcing the winners of The 2019 Washington Post Open Call for Photographers
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Feb 6, 2020
The Washington Post is delighted to announce the winners and honorable mentions of its 2019 Open Call for photographers. Determined to expand the parameters of visual storytelling, the Washington Post hosted this open call using the Visura platform to connect with professional photographers worldwide.

The Open Call was an exclusive opportunity for photographers who are Visura members to submit visual stories depicting daily life including but not limited to, climate change, back-to-the-land movements or families/communities living “off the grid,” revelatory depictions of the human condition, and celebrations of local traditions or cultures - from anywhere in the world. We were particularly interested in the visual stories Visura members were photographing where they live. The 2 winners and 3 honorable mentions have received an invitation to feature the winning project or a new project on The Washington Post In Sight photo blog  


The selection committee was conducted by The Washington Post Editorial Team led by MaryAnne Golon/ Director of Photography with Robert Miller / Deputy Director of Photography,  Dee Swann / Senior Photo Editor for Digital Engagement,  Kenneth Dickerman / In Sight  Photo Editor, &  Chloe Coleman/ Foreign and Outlook Photo Editor.  


Look for the top selections of the WaPo editors in forthcoming issues of the Washington Post In Sight photo blog.  



Past winners: Diana Bagnoli, Emily Schiffer, Brigitte GrignetJohanna Warwick, Esther MbabaziDavid ArribasAlejandra Carles-Tolra, and Chantal Heijen; Past Honorable Mentions: Javier AlvarezDimitri Mellos, and Gonzalo Pardo






Photo by Marvin Joseph


A note from MaryAnne Golon, Director of Photography:


The Washington Post In Sight team was delighted with the high quality, visual variety and wide range of subjects we viewed from Visura members answering our latest Open Call. Many of these visual stories were both inspiring and fresh in their approach. We are particularly excited about the winners delving into the seldom seen worlds of female magicians, Ozarks residents, and even an orangutan rescue. We are very grateful to the Visura community and look forward to future collaborations. 
                



                

                    

AND THE RESULTS ARE...


THE WINNERS

 
 


Terra Fondriest


Eduard Korniyenko



                   

THE HONORABLE MENTIONS

Martina Albertazzi

                     

David Arribas

                     

Alain Schroeder

                     




 
Congratulations to them and the honorable mentions and to all in the Visura community who participated.   

 
 
 
 
 
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