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Getty Images Climate Visuals Grants 2020

Getty Images Climate Visuals Grants 2020

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Getty Images invites creative photojournalists from all over the world to enter in Climate Visuals Grants 2020. Getty Images partners with Climate Visuals to establish a project that uses social research and evidence to examine the efficacy and impact of climate change imagery.


Moreover, the Getty Images Climate Visuals Grants aim to support the creation of compelling, colorful and emotionally engaging imagery that explores this complex and layered crisis. In partnering together on this new grant series, Getty Images and Climate Visuals calls entries from photojournalists who work has stories that can educate, promote understanding and drive change, as well as showcase the impacts of, and solutions to, the defining issue of our time.

Prizes and Awards 

In the year 2020, Getty Images and Climate Visuals will award a cash prize of $10,000 to two winning applicants to continue to produce their projects.

Who can enter? 

Moreover, all the photojournalists who have the capability and enthusiasm of telling new and ongoing stories of climate change through their works can apply for Getty Images Climate Visuals Grants 2020.


  • Summary of the project proposal (Min 300 words, Max 500). In addition to that, a short biography detailing the background of a candidate and the description of their project.
  • 20-25 original images related to the project. If proposing a new project then candidates must illustrate the ability to execute the proposal.
  • Furthermore, the proposals must be in English and be submitted electronically.

Selection Criteria 

Applicant’s ability to execute the submitted project with a compelling visual narrative based primarily on documentary still images. The jury will take into account the caliber of the portfolio, the project’s merit, and the photographer’s professional ability. The judges will also be assessing how the submitted projects embody the 7 Climate Visuals Principles for climate change communication.

In accordance with the Climate Visuals evidence base on effective climate imagery, applicants are encouraged to emphasize in their proposals how their projects can advance and diversify our understanding of climate change impacts and solutions, not just causes. Additional consideration will be given to proposals that show sensitivity toward the environmental impact during production, such as by minimizing reliance on air travel.

Getty Images 

Getty Images, Inc. (stylized as gettyimages), is an American visual media company, with headquarters in Seattle, Washington, United States. It is a supplier of stock images, editorial photography, video, and music for business and consumers with an archive of over 200 million assets. It targets three markets—creative professionals (advertising and graphic design), the media (print and online publishing), and corporate (in-house design, marketing and communication departments).


Type of Opportunity Competitions and Awards
Deadline28 February,2020
Open toAll
OrganizerGetty Images
Contact the organizer[email protected]



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