Category Archives: Competitions

2016 Paris Photo – Aperture Foundation Photobook Awards

The 5th Edition of the Paris Photo – Aperture Foundation Photobook Awards recipients are chosen from a shortlist of 35 publications in 3 categories

… celebrating the book’s contribution to the evolving narrative of photography

THE FIRST PHOTOBOOK AWARD (first finished, publicly available photobook)
Winner: Michael Christopher Brown
Book title: Libyan Sugar
Publisher: Twin Palms Publishers

Winner: Gregory Halpern
Book title: ZZYZX
Publisher: Mack
Juror’s special mention: Annett Gröschner and Arwed Messmer: An Other View of the Berlin Wall (Hatje Cantz)

Winner: Wojciech Zamecznik
Catalogue title: Photo-Graphics by Karolina Puchala-Rojek and Karolina Ziebinska-Lewandowska
Pubisher: Fundacja Archeologia fotografii

The Paris Photo–Aperture Foundation PhotoBook Awards were part of the 20th Edition of Paris Photo which took place at the Grand Palais in Paris, France, in November 2016.


Grand Palais, Paris, France (above): By Dennis Jarvis from Halifax, Canada (Alexandre III Bridge & Big Palace) [CC BY-SA 2.0], via Wikimedia Commons

BJP International Photography Award 2017

The 11th edition of the British Journal of Photography International Photography Award (BJP IPA) 2017

Photographers from any country are invited to enter for an opportunity to receive a three week solo exhibition at the TJ Boulting gallery in London along with a UK£5000 production grant from UK pro-lab, Metro Imaging. In addition, the BJP will publish the winner’s photography across its own print, online and social media which will have wide reach internationally. And file transfer website WeTransfer will showcase the award-winner’s project on their home page for three weeks, meaning exposure to a global audience of creatives. Candidates for the International Photography Award 2017 can submit projects on any topic and using any kind of camera or capture method.

Deadline 20th November 2016

Juno Calypso won the Series Award in 2016 for her project Joyce, a collection of performative self-portraits that reflect on “modern rituals of seduction and the laboured construction of femininity.”