Posts Tagged ‘Maria Morris Hambourg’

2012 First Book Prize in Photography Countdown Highlights Past Winners: From 2004, Steven B. Smith’s “The Weather and a Place to Live”

2012 First Book Prize in Photography Countdown Highlights Past Winners: From 2004, Steven B. Smith's "The Weather and a Place to Live"

The CDS/Honickman First Book Prize in Photography is a biennial prize that offers publication of a book of photography, a $3,000 award, and inclusion in a website devoted to presenting the work of winners of the prize. Each year a significant and innovative artist, curator, or writer in photography is chosen to judge the prize and write an […]


Deadline for the 2012 CDS/Honickman First Book Prize in Photography Extended to September 22: Watch Video

Submissions will be accepted for the sixth biennial CDS/Honickman First Book Prize in Photography June 15, 2012, through September 22, 2012.* The Center for Documentary Studies (CDS) at Duke University and the Honickman Foundation co-sponsor this prestigious prize, the only one of its kind. The competition is open to American and Canadian citizens (and residents of the U.S. […]


Video Available: Photographer Steven B. Smith on His Book “The Weather and a Place to Live”

Video Available: Photographer Steven B. Smith on His Book “The Weather and a Place to Live"

Interviews with all five winners of the biennial CDS/Honickman First Book Prize in Photography are available on the prize’s new website; here, 2004 winner Steven B. Smith talks with Maria Morris Hambourg, the founding curator of the Department of Photographs at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, about how the images of Southern California in The Weather and a Place […]