Deadline is May 15 for 2012 Daylight Photo Awards entry

Daylight a non-profit that promotes photography through book and magazine publishing, as well as multimedia programs, is seeking submissions for its Daylight Photo Awards, an international competition.

Winning entries will be selected by jurors associated with a number of prestigious publications and institutions, including the Center for Documentary Studies at Duke University and The New York Times. The deadline for entry is Tuesday, May 15.

Jurors will select winning entries, including:

  • One Daylight Photo Award recipient. The winner of this award will receive a $1,000 cash prize, a solo exhibition at the Daylight Project Space, a feature in Daylight Magazine, a Daylight multimedia podcast production, and a complete set of all books published by Daylight to date.
  • Five juror picks. These winning photographers will be awarded a portfolio feature in a Dailylight multimedia production, as well as a copy of Daylight’s “Photographs Not Taken: A Collection of Photographers’ Essays.

Jurors will include: David Bram of Fraction Magazine, Alexa Dilworth of the Center for Documentary Studies, the New York Times’ Jim Estrin, Daylight’s Taj Forer and Michael Itkoff, Time Magazine’s Paul Moakley and Jessie Wender of The New Yorker.

The fee for entry is $40. Daylight will announce winners on July 1, 2012. The exhibition and multimedia features will begin on September 1. For more information, please see the awards FAQ (frequently asked questions) feature at the Daylight website.