Shortlist of the Contest from The Calvert Journal and Bird In Flight Announced

The best works were selected from over a thousand applications. The judges include two-time World Press Photo winner Donald Weber, Head of Photography at the Guardian Roger Tooth, recipient of the Aperture Portfolio Prize Alexander Gronsky, as well as Bird In Flight photo editor Olga Osipova.

The jury of the international photo contest The New East Photo Prize, held by The Calvert Journal in partnership with Bird in Flight, announced the names of photographers, whose names made it on the shortlist: it includes 18 authors from the countries of the Eastern Europe and the former USSR.

The judges include two-time World Press Photo winner Donald Weber, Head of Photography at the Guardian Roger Tooth, recipient of the Aperture Portfolio Prize Alexander Gronsky, as well as Bird In Flight photo editor Olga Osipova.

The winner will be offered an opportunity to publish their works as a photo book, and the photographs of shortlisted participants will be exhibited in London for two months. There is also a special prize from Bird In Flight — £1,000 to complete an unfinished documentary project.

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