Photographer receives Getty images creative bursary award

Emezi is one of the six recipients that received the award, which was established in October 2017 to help photographers around the world.

Emezi is one of the six recipients that received the award, which was established in October 2017 to help photographers around the world, with prizes ranging from two thousand to five thousand US dollars.

The winners were chosen by top industry creatives from thousands of applicants.

An excited Emezi took to her Instagram page to share this news, "Excited to announce that I am among the 6 recipients selected for the @gettyimages Creative Bursary (@gettyimagescreative) for emerging photographers! Thanks to the funds, I’ll finally have some small piece of mind to set time aside to put form to the things in my head lol. Congratulations to the rest of the recipients (it was great to see a familiar name on the list representing Kenya @findingneema)! Ready for the challenge and looking forward to seeing how we make use of this opportunity to tell more of our necessary stories."

The five other recipients are Neema Githere, Oriana Koren, Jeremy Dennis, Donavon Smallwood and Tara Sellios.

Emezi has worked on several projects including ‘Felaberation’ and the Lagos Fashion Week. In 2017, she was a participant in the World Press Photo Masterclass West Africa and is a contributor to Everyday Africa.

She has been commissioned by Al-Jazeera, New York Times, Vogue, Refinery29, Everyday Projects, and UNFPA.

The Vlogger and a graduate of Cultural Anthropology and African Studies from the University of New Mexico came into limelight for her continuous project ‘Another Tale by Moonlight’.

JOIN OUR PULSE COMMUNITY!

Unblock notifications in browser settings.

Eyewitness? Submit your stories now via social or:

Email: eyewitness@pulse.ng

Recommended articles

Let's take a minute to appreciate Bella Okagbue's finale outfit

Let's take a minute to appreciate Bella Okagbue's finale outfit

Decagon celebrates 500+ graduates securing full-time developer roles globally

Decagon celebrates 500+ graduates securing full-time developer roles globally

Here's why sleeping with your phone in bed can affect your health

Here's why sleeping with your phone in bed can affect your health

Your marriage may be happier if you marry as a virgin, experts say

Your marriage may be happier if you marry as a virgin, experts say

How UNWIND is financially empowering spa therapists

How UNWIND is financially empowering spa therapists

7 unusual driving laws from around the world

7 unusual driving laws from around the world

Balenciaga has taken creativity too far with its muddy fashion show in Paris

Balenciaga has taken creativity too far with its muddy fashion show in Paris

3 similarities between Igbo and Yoruba

3 similarities between Igbo and Yoruba

Ladies! Here's one major reason guys suddenly stop showing interest in you after some time

Ladies! Here's one major reason guys suddenly stop showing interest in you after some time

Get our Top Stories delivered to your inbox

Welcome to the Pulse Community! We will now be sending you a daily newsletter on news, entertainment and more. Also join us across all of our other channels - we love to be connected! Welcome to the Pulse Community! We will now be sending you a daily newsletter on news, entertainment and more. Also join us across all of our other channels - we love to be connected!