We welcome applications from photographers interested in joining the Native community twice each year.
The Winter 2021 application cycle is now CLOSED.
Applications open January 4th
Deadline to apply is January 31st
Decisions by March 1st
Applications open July 1st
Deadline to apply is July 31st
Decisions by September 1st
CV and Biography
Statement of purpose including: short term and long term goals, motivation (Why Native?), and expectations from membership
One (personal) visual project completed
One publication in any media
Full working website
All materials must be submitted through Visura as one story submission (private, public, or exclusive) by midnight on the deadline (NYC time) for consideration.
What does it mean to be a Native Photographer?
It is important to note that we do not operate as a traditional agency as we have become a platform of visibility and support for photographers so they can be their own agents.
As a Native photographer you will have the ability to build relationships with a diverse community of international creators. You will have support from the Native team for feedback on projects, pitches, and questions / concerns about the industry.
We expect photographers to be active participants in our community by joining monthly group calls and participating in group discussions, exhibitions, publications, and other projects.
Selected photographers will be expected to sign a contract to join our database for at least one full year. After the first year, there is the option to continue on with the organization or exit with one month notice.
Outside of Application Periods
Outside of our application periods we consider photographers to takeover our Instagram account. For more information on how to be considered, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.