2022-2023 Mentors Announced

2022-2023 Mentors Announced

Three of our 2022 grant recipients will also receive year-long mentorships with members of the DPPF’s Advisory Board. This year’s mentorships will begin in September, and our 2022-2023 mentors are Elsa Garrison, Tom Pennington, and Jennifer Pottheiser....
2022 Grant Application Portal Open!

2022 Grant Application Portal Open!

The DPPF plans to award $5,000 grants to seven emerging professional photographers in 2022. Our entry portal is open now through May 1, 2022. Start here! Curious about what we’re looking for? Check out the 2021 Grant Winners and click through to their portfolio...
Focus on Silas Walker

Focus on Silas Walker

DPPF Grant Winner Silas Walker is from Portland, Oregon and is currently based in Lexington, Kentucky. He graduated from Western Kentucky University of 2020 with a BA in Photojournalism, and interned with the Lexington Herald-Leader. More about Silas ___ Silas shares...
Focus on Anna Szilágyi

Focus on Anna Szilágyi

DPPF Grant Winner Anna Szilágyi lives in Budapest, Hungary, where she works as a freelance sports photographer and is studying for a Masters of Sport Management at the University of Physical Education. More about Anna ___ Anna shares back stories of two photos from...
Focus on Tyler Schank

Focus on Tyler Schank

DPPF Grant Winner Tyler Schank earned her undergraduate degree in journalism from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln and became the Assistant Team Photography for the Tampa Bay Rays in the fall of 2021. More about Tyler ___ Tyler shares back stories of three photos...
Focus on Jaden Powell

Focus on Jaden Powell

DPPF Grant Winner Jaden Powell is a Conway, Arkansas-based photographer studying at the University of Central Arkansas, where he is the first African American and youngest head athletics photographer for their athletics department. Jaden was also the recipient of a...