Nikon Foudation Photograph Competition
Deadline: 31 March 2011
Open to: any final year student studying a higher education photography based course at university or college in the United Kingdom or Republic of Ireland
Prize: 3 months paid employment, £3,000 cash to help with general living expense and Nikon professional camera and lens worth £4,000
At Nikon we have always been keen to support emerging photographic talent and recognise that starting a career after education is a big challenge. So, to help emerging photographers make their way in the big, bad world of photography, Nikon has set up the Nikon Foundation; an initiative that invites final year students to enter a competition for the chance to jump start their career.
The Nikon Foundation offers final year photography students an opportunity to win the ultimate career enhancing boost – three month’s paid employment as a photographer’s assistant to renowned fashion and celebrity photographer John Wright!
Any final year student studying a higher education photography based course at university or college in the United Kingdom or Republic of Ireland.
- submit a portfolio of 5-12 of your best digital images (Files must be in .jpeg format with a width of 1600 pixels: Each entrant must submit a minimum of 5 to a maximum of 12 images in a single zip file, which should be no bigger than 30MB, with an accompanying covering letter of up to 500 words)
- covering letter of no more than 500 words explaining why you think you are the right candidate for the job
- try to include some details , for example what strengths would you bring to John’s team, why would you work well with John, what is your style and where do you see yourself in 5 years
You can submit your application on-line.
- 3 months paid employment with top fashion photographer John Wright as an Assistant, with an annual salary of £15k, pro rata.
- £3,000 cash to help with general living expenses
- Nikon professional camera and lens worth £4,000
Please note that the winner will start their placement with John at the beginning of June 2011.
Please note that Mladiinfo does not give scholarships or any financial support, but only informs about different opportunities. Click on the direct link to the official page above to apply for the program.