Focus on Misper Apawu

Focus on Misper Apawu

Misper is a freelance photographer based in Accra, Ghana. She graduated from the University of Cape Coast with a BSC in Marketing, and her work focuses on women and sports. She received a DPPF grant in 2022. https://misperapawu.visura.co/   Misper shares back...
Meet the 2023-2024 Mentors

Meet the 2023-2024 Mentors

Three of our 2023 grant recipients will also receive year-long mentorships with members of the DPPF’s Advisory Board. This year’s mentorships will begin in October, and our 2023-2024 mentors are Ariele Goldman Hecht, Christian Petersen, and Marcio J. Sanchez. Grantees...
2023 Grant Applications Are Open!

2023 Grant Applications Are Open!

The DPPF plans to award $5,000 grants to seven emerging professional photographers in 2023. Our entry portal is open now through May 1, 2023. Start here! Curious about what we’re looking for? Check out the 2022 Grant Winners and click through to their portfolio...
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...