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The Firecracker Contributors Award 2015

Firecracker are seeking nominations for females in the photography industry who have changed photographer's lives, or developed their careers for the better. 

The Firecracker Contributors Award will recognise one of Europe's hardworking female photography professionals, voted for by the people they commission, purchase, educate and support: the photographers.

Interested in a Photo Specialists Network? Have your say.

Redeye is working with a range of photography organisations (see below) to develop a new specialist network, with an aim of encouraging knowledge sharing between professionals working with photography. We need your thoughts!

If you work in any of the following areas of photography, or any area of practice or policy that isn't really dealt with by another organisation, we would love to hear what you think:

Leading photo archive service set to close

Plans have been announced to close the nationally significant Photography Collections Team at the Library of Birmingham, as part of service cuts at Birmingham City Council.

Winner of 2014 Redeye Digital Printing Bursary announced

We are delighted to announce the winner of the first Redeye Digital Printing Bursary with Jack Lowe Studio. It's Karen Rangeley, with a series of images (selection above) exploring workers' personal spaces in factories. She will have the opportunity to have works printed by highly acclaimed printer Jack Lowe up to the value of £750.

From all the entrants, a shortlist of three photographers was chosen, followed by the eventual winner, by a selection panel from Redeye and Jack Lowe Studio. All entrants are members of Redeye.

Redeye secures a further three years ACE funding as a National Portfolio Organisation

We are delighted to announce that Redeye has been successful in securing funding from Arts Council England as a National Portfolio Organisation. Our funding is expected to remain at the current level until 2018, enabling us to continue to deliver our ambitious and innovative programme for photographers over the next four years.

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