Alamy introduces new photography scholarship

Alamy is providing a second scholarship award to support the work of the Young Photographers Alliance Foundation.

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The stock photo library was the first company to pledge a scholarship which was presented at the organization’s first ever awards ceremony in October 2009 and is renewing its support for the 2010 scholarship programme.

Jerry  Tavin,  a  founder  of  YPA  said:  “Alamy  has  been extraordinary  in  recognizing  the importance of  supporting  young  emerging  photographers.  It continues  to  provide  YPA with  important support  of  its  programs  and  all  of us  at  YPA  thank  the company.”

Alamy’s Head of Content, Alan Capel added: “We are delighted to be supporting YPA again. Such initiatives provide youthful creators with tremendous support and guidance at a crucial stage in their professional development.”

At  the  annual  YPA  scholarship  event  in October  2009,  the  Alamy  Scholarship  Award was presented  to  Julianne  Jamora  of the  School for Visual Arts  by  renowned photographer, Mary  Ellen Mark

About YPA

YPA is an educational foundation dedicated to rallying the resources of the creative community and general public in support of young talent. Its mission is to inspire and empower the next generation of image-makers by offering the real-world knowledge, insight, experience and contacts they need to build sustainable careers as photography professionals

www.youngphotographersalliance.org/index.php

About Alamy

Alamy has the largest and most comprehensive online collection of commercial photography in the world. Established in 1999, it pioneered the concept of an unedited collection and offers millions of images from thousands of photographers and photo agencies worldwide.

www.alamy.com

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Editor at large and founder of a bunch of stockphoto businesses

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