Nikon sponsors Marilyn Stafford FotoReportage award for fourth year

Marilyn Stafford FotoReportage Award 2022
Indira Ghandi, India's only female Prime Minister, New Delhi, 1972 (Image credit: Marilyn Stafford)

Nikon has just announced that for the fourth year in a row it will sponsor the Marilyn Stafford FotoReportage Award. The competition is open internationally and provides female photographers with a prestigious platform to celebrate their work while highlighting social, environmental, economic and cultural issues different communities face. 

Marily Stafford launched the award in 2017 as a way of celebrating women in photojournalism. Each year a prize of £2,000 (around US$2,600) is awarded to the winner who will have the opportunity to complete a documentary photo essay addressing an issue close to their heart. The selected winner will also receive support to pursue a career in photojournalism through Nikon’s sponsorship.

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Hannah Rooke
Staff Writer

Having studied Journalism and Public Relations at the University of the West of England Hannah developed a love for photography through a module on photojournalism. She specializes in Portrait, Fashion and lifestyle photography but has more recently branched out in the world of stylized product photography. For the last 3 years Hannah has worked at Wex Photo Video as a Senior Sales Assistant using her experience and knowledge of cameras to help people buy the equipment that is right for them. With 5 years experience working with studio lighting, Hannah has run many successful workshops teaching people how to use different lighting setups.