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Now Accepting Applications for the 2021 Workshop.

The 73rd Missouri Photo Workshop will continue in an online format for 2021, running from September 19 to 25th. Faculty members will mentor small teams of photographers as they search out, pitch and begin photographing their stories. Photographers will be based in their own hometowns around the world. With an increased faculty to photographer ratio, we’ll be able to preserve the time-tested story generation and narrative photojournalism experience.

The application deadline for MPW.73 is June 15, 2021. You can apply online here. There is no fee to apply.

Please direct any questions regarding the application process to workshop directors Brian Kratzer, David Rees, or Jim Curley.

About MPW

The Missouri Photo Workshop has been documenting small town America for over six decades. Learn about the history of the workshop and the philosophy of its founder Cliff Edom, the father of photojournalism.

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MPW.71 Faculty

Dennis Dimick
Eyes on Earth

Melissa Farlow
Freelance Photographer

MaryAnne Golon
The Washington Post

Torsten Kjellstrand
University of Oregon

Kim Komenich
San Francisco State University

Jim Curley

David Rees

Becky Lebowitz Hanger
The New York Times

Randy Olson
Freelance Photographer

Lois Raimondo
West Virginia University

Alysssa Schukar
Freelance Photographer

Denny Simmons
Evansville Courier & Press/The Gleaner

Brian Kratzer

Duane Dailey
Director Emeritus


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