Posts Tagged ‘William Eggleston’

2016 First Book Prize in Photography Countdown Highlights Past Winners: From 2010, Benjamin Lowy’s “Iraq | Perspectives”

2016 First Book Prize in Photography Countdown Highlights Past Winners: From 2010, Benjamin Lowy's "Iraq | Perspectives"

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 […]


First Book Prize in Photography Countdown Highlights Past Winners: From 2010, Benjamin Lowy’s “Iraq | Perspectives”

First Book Prize in Photography Countdown Highlights Past Winners: From 2010, Benjamin Lowy’s “Iraq | Perspectives”

In anticipation of next month’s publication of 2012 Center for Documentary Studies/Honickman First Book Prize in Photography winner Gerard H. Gaskin’s Legendary: Inside the House Ballroom Scene, we’re taking a look back at previous winners of this prestigious biennial prize, which offers, among other things, publication of a book of photography. This month, we’re featuring the […]


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. […]


CDS/Honickman First Book Prize in Photography Winner Benjamin Lowy Receives 2012 ICP Infinity Award

2010 First Book Prize winner Benjamin Lowy has won the prestigious 2012 ICP Infinity Award in photojournalism. ICP’s Infinity Awards were inaugurated in 1985 to bring public attention to outstanding achievements in photography by honoring individuals with distinguished careers in the field and by identifying future luminaries. Founded in 1974, the International Center of Photography  is […]


Photographer Benjamin Lowy’s “Iraq | Perspectives” Exhibition and Book Signing at Perkins Library

Photographer Benjamin Lowy’s "Iraq | Perspectives" Exhibition and Book Signing at Perkins Library

Photojournalist Benjamin Lowy, a freelance photographer based in Brooklyn, New York, began his career in 2003 when he was embedded with the U.S. Army’s 101st Airborne Division to cover the Iraq War. Lowy’s career as a conflict photographer has also taken him to Haiti, Darfur, and Afghanistan, among other places. Last year Lowy’s photographs from […]


CDS/Honickman First Book Prize in Photography Launches New Website

CDS/Honickman First Book Prize in Photography Launches New Website

The Center for Documentary Studies and The Honickman Foundation (THF), based in Philadelphia, co-sponsor a prestigious biennial prize for American photographers, the CDS/Honickman First Book Prize in Photography, the only one of its kind. Winners of the prize receive a $3,000 grant, publication of a book of photography, and inclusion in the prize’s new website, […]


William Eggleston Selects Benjamin Lowy to Win First Book Prize in Photography

William Eggleston Selects Benjamin Lowy to Win First Book Prize in Photography

Benjamin Lowy, a war and feature photographer with Reportage by Getty Images, has won the fifth Center for Documentary Studies/Honickman First Book Prize in Photography. Internationally renowned photographer William Eggleston judged the competition and chose Lowy to win the prize. He says, “Although I like the other photographers’ work, I felt that the Iraqi pictures […]


William Eggleston’s Memphis: Photographs by Joanna Welborn

William Eggleston’s Memphis: Photographs by Joanna Welborn

In fall 2008, photographer Joanna Welborn made portraits of William Eggleston at the offices of his archive in Memphis, Tennessee. Welborn joined her sister, Rebecca Bengal, who was researching a profile on Eggleston for New York Magazine, which ran on the occasion of Eggleston’s retrospective at the Whitney Museum. Welborn then spent time photographing throughout […]


William Eggleston to Judge 2010 CDS / Honickman First Book Prize in Photography

William Eggleston to Judge 2010 CDS / Honickman First Book Prize in Photography

William Eggleston to Judge 2010 CDS / Honickman First Book Prize in Photography The Center for Documentary Studies (CDS) at Duke University and The Honickman Foundation (THF), based in Philadelphia, co-sponsor this prestigious biennial prize for American photographers. The only prize of its kind, the CDS/Honickman First Book Prize in Photography competition is open to […]