LENSCRATCH is a daily journal that explores contemporary photography and offers opportunities for exposure and community. Created in 2007, Aline Smithson set a goal of writing about a different photographer each day, presenting work in a way that allows for a deeper understanding of a photographer’s intent and vision.

LENSCRATCH has featured the work of thousands of photographers and has provided a platform to launch numerous portfolios. LENSCRATCH has been a media partner to numerous photography festivals and organizations such as CENTER, Filter Photo Festival, Medium Photo Festival, and LOOK3.

Lenscratch Student Prize – Prize Details

FIRST PRIZE receives:

a $500 Cash Award and a feature on Lenscratch
a year long mentorship with Aline Smithson
a THINK TANK camera bag
a $500 Gift Certificate towards a Santa Fe Photo Workshop
a $250 Gift Certificate from Freestyle Photo Supplies
a mini exhibition on the Curated Fridge
a Canson Infinity Inkjet Paper Discovery Pack
a Lenscratch T-Shirt and tote
Supporting Level membership with CENTER, plus a listing online and a consult with Angie Rizzo

SECOND and THIRD PRIZES receive:

a feature on Lenscratch
a mini exhibition on the Curated Fridge
a Lenscratch T-shirt and Tote

4 HONORABLE MENTIONS receive:

a feature on Lenscratch

Website

lenscratch.com/student-prize