Joshua Dudley Greer was born in Hazelton, Pennsylvania. He received his BFA in Photography from the Maryland Institute College of Art in 2002 and his MFA, with distinction, from the University of Georgia in 2009. Joshua's work has been featured in publications such as Smithsonian Magazine, Photographer's Forum Magazine and Flash Forward 2010. He has received grants from the Maryland State Arts Council and was a Critical Mass finalist in 2011. He is currently living in Johnson City, Tennessee where he is a visiting assistant professor of photography at East Tennessee State University.
Photographer’s Forum Magazine and Nikon will host the 29th Annual College Photography Contest. All contest finalists will be published in the 2009 Best of Photography Annual and the winning photos will be published in the May 2009 issue of Photographer’s Forum and entered into the Nikon Emerging Photographers Hall of Fame.
Breakdown of the prizes are as follows:
FIRST PLACE GRAND PRIZE:
$2,000 grant from Nikon and Photographer’s Forum PLUS Nikon D80 digital SLR camera and lens system (or equivalent)
$1,000 grant from Nikon and Photographer’s Forum PLUS Nikon D80 digital SLR camera and lens system (or equivalent)
$500 cash grant
FOURTH PLACE PRIZES:
Five $50 grants
100 Honorable Mentions:
All Honorable Mentions will be listed in the May 2009 issue of Photographer�s Forum magazine and will receive a gold embossed certificate of outstanding merit from Photographer�s Forum.
The contest is open to all high school and college students in the United States, Canada, and around the world. The early entry deadline is October 20, and the final deadline is November 20.