Getty Images Grants for Editorial Photography
Getty Images will be pleased to announce the 2017 winners of the Getty Images Grants for Editorial Photography at Visa pour l’Image – Perpignan. Getty Images has been supporting photojournalists and original creative projects, and has invested more than $1.4 million in the grants program. The venture was launched in 2004 for the purpose of fostering a world of more striking images, offering photojournalists and original creative artists opportunities to raise awareness on social and cultural issues. Sixty-eight photojournalists have already recorded and presented innovative and unusual stories. Getty Images announced the winners for 2017 in Perpignan, at the evening show on Thursday, September 7, then presented the winning projects on Friday, September 8, at 3 pm, at the Palais des Congrès (Jean-Claude Rolland auditorium) (accreditation required).
Paula Bronstein, Getty Images Reportage: Afghanistan’s War Wounded Alejandro Cegarra, Native Agency: Living With Hugo Chavez’s Legacy Antonio Faccilongo: Habibi Barbara Peacock: American Bedroom Alessandro Penso: immigration crisis