Rebecca Vassie Memorial Awards


Deadline: 2 October 2017

Who can apply: An early-to-mid-career photographer in or from the UK

The award: £1,250 for the completion of a photography project documenting lesser-known peoples and communities: ‘human stories we seldom see’; project support from industry professionals; approx. £1,150-worth of printing; support from the Trust towards public and industry exposure of the work; membership of Shutter Hub.

Print partner: Metro Imaging

How to apply: Full submission information at

Judges include: Karen McQuaid, senior curator at the Photographers’ Gallery; Matthew Tucker, UK picture editor at BuzzFeed; Professor Steve Macleod, photographer and creative director at Metro Imaging; Jennifer Thatcher, curator and photography critic (Art Monthly, ARTnews).