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Field Photography Collective

Featured: This can be you!


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Passionate about your work, interested in photography and want to showcase the stories you feel strongly about? Sounds like you should become a member. Click on the button to read more about our criteria and how to apply!

Featured: Sofia Zitouni


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Sofia has lived and worked in Palestine, Sudan, Sri Lanka, Egypt and Bosnia - Mainly with development aid. While residing in Sweden since 2018, she still travels a lot in line of duty. She is also an international election observer.

Featured: Fallckolm Cuenca


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Fallckolm has worked for the UN, EU and various NGOs in the Middle East, Latin America, Central and Eastern Asia, Western Africa as well as the Caucasus. The camera is not only a creative outlet but also an important companion in a perceived need to keep the world close.

Community

Join the FPC the Community

FPC is a community of likeminded professionals. Passionate about your work, interested in photography and want to showcase the stories you feel strongly about? Sounds like you should join. We welcome and encourage professionals working in peace, security, and development to share their photo essays.

Criteria
Community Criteria

In order for FPC to be able to publish your work on the FPC website all photos must be taken by you. You must have the right to publish the contend provided to FPC. By submitting content, you allow FPC to potentially publish and disseminate the material.

FPC reserves the right to review and edit all submitted content. Content of pornographic or defamatory nature will not be considered. FPC further reserves the right to erase any content on our website or flag content on social media outlets if deemed inappropriate.

Photo essays are accepted on a rolling basis. We welcome and encourage applications from all countries and contexts. We accept content from people with (1) experience from working in peace, security, and development; (2) a sincere interest in documenting their work as an aspiring photographers; and (3) have a desire to show their work and inspire others.

We currently run the platform on a voluntary basis. Hence, there are currently no costs involved.

Submissions
Submissions

Want to contribute to the FPC Platform? There are two options a) Instagram “take-over” for a week and b) submits a photo essay for the FPC website. All submissions are handled through our contact form on the contact page. Make sure to indicate your option in the subject line.

Submit a Photo Essay

If you wish to submit a photo essay for the FPC website, please provide us with the following in one document:

  • Short resume of previous work in peace, security, development or related field. Between 500-1000 characters.
  • For the purpose of a short photo essay - no more than ten (10) photos in .jpeg format (width 1200 px, 300 ppi).
  • Short story about the context. No more than 1000 characters.
  • Short explanatory text to the photos.
Instagram Takeover

A “takeover” entails daily submissions on the FPC instagram account for a week. One photo per day with a short explanatory text. If you chose to also publish a photo essay on the FPC website, then the photos should be same.

Benefits
Benefits

As a contributing photographer you get the following:

  • The possibility to regularly publish photo essays from the field on the FPC website.
  • A venue to showcase your photography and professional profile.
  • The possibility to participate with your work FPC exhibitions and events.
  • The possibility to print your work at favorable prices.
  • Access to the FPC closed forum.
  • The possibility to grow as a photographer with the support of a collective.
Crop out
Terminating your visbility on the FPC website

Your visibility on the FPC website can be terminated or suspended at any time by sending us an e-mail. This implies that your profile will be removed from the website. Please note that content on social media may remain. Former contributors are welcome to re-join the FPC at any time. However, previously published content will not be considered for publication. FPC reserves the right to terminate or suspend a membership at any point in time.

FPC Events & Exhibitions

The FPC Community is at the core of what we do. FPC is a platform for publishing stories, plan activities such as lectures and exhibitions. Exhibitions are either based on previously published photo essays or in cooperation with inspiring photographers and friends. All events are open to the public and announced on our website and social media.

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Follow FPC on Social Media

Yes, we are social! Make sure to like and follow us on Facebook and Instagram in order to keep yourself up to date with the latest news about FPC exhibitions and events.

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