From the Daylight Magazine website:
“Deadline Extended to June 1st, 2010 8PM EST!
In recognition of our mutual interest in documentary and fine art photography, Daylight Magazine and the Center for Documentary Studies at Duke University have started an international competition, the Daylight/CDS Photo Awards, to honor and promote talented and committed photographers, both emerging and established.
Two awards, a PROJECT PRIZE and a WORK-IN-PROCESS PRIZE.
Submit: 20 pieces
For an extended documentary project or fine art series. Edit photographs with care as the project photographs will be judged on the coherence of the work as a whole. The full panel of jurors will choose one First Prize Winner (to receive a solo exhibition at CDS, a Daylight Multimedia feature, produciton stipend and more!). Each Guest Juror will also select one photographer to receive a Juror’s Pick Prize and write a short statement about why he or she chose the work.
Submit: 5-10 pieces
For a documentary or fine art essay/work-in-progress from a single body of images The full panel of jurors will choose one First Prize Winner (to be featured in print via Daylight Magazine and CDS’ ‘Document,’ included in a group exhibition at CDS, and more!). Each Guest Juror will also select one photographer to receive a Juror’s Pick Prize and write a short statement about why he or she chose the work.
Guest Jurors- VINCE ALETTI, writer/critic; DARIUS HIMES, editor/curator ; JULIE SAUL, gallery owner/director; ALEC SOTH, photographer; HANK WILLIS THOMAS, photographer; JAMIE WELLFORD, international photo editor, Newsweek. With TAJ FORER and MICHAEL ITKOFF, editors at Daylight Magazine and ALEXA DILWORTH, publishing director and COURTNEY REID-EATON, exhibitions director.”