APPLICATION FEE

Thank you for submitting your Round One application to iLCP. We look forward to reviewing it!

After paying the Application Fee below, please submit the following items in one master folder named “Last Name_First Name_Portfolio” to images@ilcp.com through a file transfer service, such as WeTransfer or YouSendit. All individual file names should include your first and last name.

Required for Both Still & Motion Applicants

  • Letter of support from at least one current Senior or Associate Fellow, or at least one letter of support by a conservation organization who you have worked with. Please make sure that any recommending Fellows are aware and supportive of your photography and conservation work. Please have the recommenders send the reference letters directly to images@ilcp.com by the deadline of February 26th. 

Required of Still Photography Applicants

  • “Best of Portfolio” – a minimum of 25 but no more than 30 images.
    • Image files sized to 72 dpi, 10 inches long side, JPEG. Images will be reviewed electronically so please DO NOT send high-res files.
    • Captions and credits should be embedded into all image files metadata!!
    • Submissions may NOT include: Powerpoint presentations, prints, or elaborate slideshows
  • One conservation photo essay of up to 12 images, different from the 30 images requested above, covering natural history, cultural or environmental conservation. Include a written introduction that details the conservation issue.
    • Captions and credits should be embedded into all image files metadata!!
    • Image files named: last name_image #.jpg (ex. LastName_001.jpg; simply number images consecutively and then sort into folders by “Best Of” or “Story”).
    • Image files sized to 72 dpi, 10 inches long side, JPEG. Images will be reviewed electronically so please DO NOT send high-res files.Thank you and good luck!

Tip: As you pull together your portfolio we strongly encourage you to have someone you trust with experience in photography help you edit your work. Your portfolio is an important part of this application. We understand you may have an attachment to specific photos but the reviewers do not have the back-story information that you do.

Attention Motion Applicants:

If you have identified links for the “Best Of” demo reel and short conservation film, you have successfully completed your portfolio requirements. If you wish to submit still photographs in addition to the two video requirements, you may send up to 20 images to images@ilcp.com. Please make sure to include metadata and title your image files in the following format:”LastName_ImageNumber” and submit the images in a folder entitled “Last Name_First Name_VideoApplicant”

 

Standard application fee:

Fee for citizens of Top 50 Discount Countries: