Created in 1955 by Gens d’images, the Niépce prize is sponsored by Marin Karmitz’s MK2 and also by the Bibliothèque nationale de France, the Ministry of Culture, the Gallery Esther Woerdehoff and the Atelier Label image. No spontaneous candidacy will be accepted.
Provision: 8,000€ + exhibition + publication by Marin Karmitz / MK2
Decided by: Association Gens d’Images.
Date of creation: 1955
Object: Confirm the work of a photographer
Jury: Members of the Association Gens d’Images and figures of the world of photography + last year’s winner.
Conditions: professional photographer resident in France up to 50 years old. Sponsoring by a qualified personality.
Chronology: Candidacy dossier (CV + dossier of 35 to 50 pictures)
Winner 2010: Guillaume Herbaut