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Previous winners

2021 DPA Winner: Donavon Smallwood

Donavon Smallwood

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Click here to see Daylight's Digital Feature on Donavon Smallwood's project.

 

 2021 Daylight Photo Award Juror's picks:

Kai Caemmerer (SFO Museum): Tommy Keith

Alexa Keefe (National Geographic): Sarah Pabst

Joanna Milter (The New Yorker): Adrian Martinez Chavez

Mark Murrmann (Mother Jones): Prarthna Singh

Amanda Webster (The New York Times): Jenny Kim

 

 

2020 DPA Winner: Maria Sturm

Maria Sturm

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Click here to see Daylight's Digital Feature on Maria Sturm's project.

 

2020 Daylight Photo Award Juror’s picks:

Andrew Hinderaker (New York Times): Fabiola Ferrero

Gregory Eddi Jones (In the In-Between): Ada Luisa Trillo

Eve Schillo (LACMA): Julie Glassman

Erik Vroons (GUP): Gloria Oyazarbai

Jane Yeomans (Bloomberg Businessweek): Roger Grasas

 

 

2019 DPA Winner: Bryan Thomas

Bryan Thomas

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Click here to see Daylight's Digital Feature on Bryan Thomas's project.

 

2019 Daylight Photo Award Juror picks:

Jacqueline Bates (California Sunday Magazine): Rydel Cerezo 

Clinton Cargill (Vanity Fair): Felipe Beltran 

Elizabeth Renstrom (Vice): Sara Bennett

Gabriel H Sanchez (BuzzFeed News): Delaney Allen

Kamil Tyebally (Refinery 29): Gianluca Calise


 

2018 DPA Winner: Matthew Genitempo

Matthew Genitempo

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Click here to see Daylight's Digital Feature on Matthew Genitempo's project.

 

2018 Daylight Photo Award Juror picks:

 

Joshua Farr (Vermont Center for Photography, Brattleboro, VT): Ksenia Kuleshova

Jon Feinstein (Humble Arts Foundation, Seattle, WA): Amani Willett

Sarah Leen (National Geographic, Washington, DC): Kacper Kowalski

Adam Ryan (SFMoMA, San Francisco, CA): Pablo Lerma Gonzalez

Thea Traff (New Yorker, New York, NY): Antone Dolezal

 

2017 DPA Winner: Zora Murff

Zora J Murff

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Click here to see Daylight's Digital Feature on Zora Murff's project.

 

2017 Daylight Photo Award Juror picks:

 

Roy Flukinger (Harry Ransom Center, Austin): Annabel Elgar

Caroline Hunter (The Guardian, London): Tommaso Sacconi

Alex Ramos (Leica Gallery, San Francisco): Julien Chatelin

Chris Wiley (The New Yorker, New York): Peggy Levison Nolan

Lars Willumeit (Independent Curator, Zurich): Hiro Tanaka

 

2016 DPA Winner: Marta Zgierska

Marta Zgierska

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2016 Daylight Photo Award Juror picks:

Gail Buckland (Independent Curator, New York): Polly Braden

WM Hunt (Independent Curator, New York): Bryce Lankard

Chris McCall (Pier 24, San Francisco): Tabitha Soren

Clara de Tezanos (GuatePhoto, Guatemala City): Molly Lamb

Amy Wolff (CoEdit Collection, New York): Sandra Hoyn

 

2015 Daylight Photo Award Winner: Katrin Koenning

Katrin Koening

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2015 Daylight Photo Award Juror Picks:

Peggy Sue Amison East Wing Gallery)  Sian Davey 

Luca Desienna/ (Gomma) C.Y. Frankel 

Shane Lavalette (Light Work) Andy Mattern

Karen McQuaid (Photographers Gallery) Nicholas McElroy

Takeki Sugiyama (Mt. Rokko International Photography FestivalTito Mouraz 


 

2014 Daylight Photo Award Winner: Zhang Kechun

Zhang kechun

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2014 Daylight Photo Award Juror Picks:

Lars Boering (Dutch Photographers Association) Antoine Bruy

Julian Cox (de Young Museum) Anna Beeke

Louise Clements (Format Festival) Michele Palazzi

Elissa Curtis (MSNBC) Christopher Capozziello

Holly Hughes (PDN) Lisa King



 

2013 Daylight Photo Award Winner: Bryan Schutmaat 

Bryan Schutmaat

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2013 Daylight Photo Award Jurors picks:

Ann Jastrab (Rayko Gallery) Christopher Capozziello

Carrie Levy (Wired) Michelle Frankfurter

Stephen Mayes (VII) Lara Tabet and Michelle Daher 

Melanie McWhorter (Photoeye) Jost Franko

Sean O'Hagan (Guardian) Nadia Sablin

Aaron Schuman (Seesaw) Wenji Yang



 

2012 Daylight Photo Award Winner: Aaron Vincent Elkaim

Aaron Vincent Elkaim

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2012 Daylight Photo Award Jurors Picks:

David Bram (Fraction Magazine) Jess Dugan

Alexa Dilworth (Center for Documentary Studies) Ula Wiznerowicz

Jim Estrin (New York Times) Mu Ge

Taj Forer + Michael Itkoff, Daylight 

Paul Moakley (Time Magazine) Pavel Maria Smejkal

Jessie Wender (New Yorker Magazine)