Deadline: 31 May 2024

Applications are now open for the Photo Incubator Programme aimed at photographers practicing in South Africa with at least 2 years of practical experience, who are seeking to further their conceptual and artistic practice by developing business and entrepreneurial skills.

Selection Criteria

  • Applicants must be South African and locally based within Gauteng or demonstrate the ability to commute regularly to the Programme. Preference will be given to photographers from underrepresented communities in need of business developmental support.
  • Applicants must demonstrate a high ambition to be an entrepreneur or business owner. Successful candidates must register a company at the end of the Photography Incubator Programme.
  • Applicants must demonstrate that they have a desire to develop a photography or photography-related business or own a recently launched photography business that they would like to accelerate. It is highly recommended first-time entrepreneurs apply.
  • Judges will select applicants who will be able to fully participate in the project, and who are likely to derive lasting benefits from the Photography Incubator Programme.

Proposal Requirements

  • Proposed Project description that contains the following (maximum 2 pages):
    • Detail your interests in developing a photography business.
    • A short proposal of an innovative photography business concept that you would like to develop further with support from the programme.
    • A list of proposed project goals/objectives
    • A comprehensive CV and professional biography.
    • An existing portfolio of 12-20 photographs (Jpeg files, folder not more that 5MB).

For more information, visit Market Photo Workshop.