Want to be part of the DPPF sports photography community?

Apply in spring 2024 for a DPPF grant and optional mentorship!

Focused Support for Sports Photographers

The DPPF is the only nonprofit organization dedicated to providing career development opportunities to emerging sports photographers. Founded in 2019 in memory of the late photojournalist Doug Pensinger, the DPPF provides support in the form of grants, mentorships, and opportunities to build community and make connections with other photographers.

Entries for 2024 grants will be accepted starting March 15!

SUPPORT EMERGING PHOTOGRAPHERS

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Focus on Wei-Chih Wang

Focus on Wei-Chih Wang

A 2022 DPPF grant recipient, Wei-Chih is an underwater photographer based on Green Island on the east coast of Taiwan. He is a former free-diving instructor, and his photos are taken within the timespan of a single breath.⁠⁠instagram.com/kennywang627⁠ Wei-Chih shares...

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Focus on Will Palmer

Focus on Will Palmer

A 2023 DPPF grant recipient, Will is a UK-based freelance photographer and University of York graduate working across multiple sports, specializing in football, cycling, and field hockey, with assignments both in the UK and abroad. Will also received a DPPF...

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The Doug Pensinger Photography Fund is a 501(c)(3) organization. A copy of the DPPF’s publicly-available 990 Form is available upon request.
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