8th Annual Virtual Portfolio Review

8th Annual Virtual Portfolio Review


Aug 1, 2020 | 10am


Get your work seen during 5 one-on-one virtual sessions with the industry’s top photo editors. Register today!

The portfolio review will be held over two days. The ticket price covers both days. Schedules vary depending on reviewer selection.
Saturday, August 1st | 10AM-1PM
Sunday, August 2nd | 10AM-1PM

Registration Deadline: July 17th 11:59PM

Sign up to meet and get critiqued by the top photo editors and photographers from The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, National Geographic, Reuters and more. You will have the chance to meet one-on-one in a virtual review for twenty minutes with 5 of the following reviewers:


SANDY CIRIC Director of Photography, Getty Images News

SAMANTHA CLARK Associate Photo Editor, National Geographic

MIKE DAVIS Director, The Alexia Foundation

JAMES ESTRIN Photo Editor, The New York Times

JILLIAN KUMAGAI Producer, ProPublica

BRENT LEWIS Photo Editor, The New York Times & Co-Founder, Diversify Photo

EVE LYONS Photo Editor, The New York Times

NICK KIRKPATRICK Photo Editor, The Washington Post

STEPHEN MAYES Executive Director, Tim Hetherington Trust


MARVIN ORELLANA Senior Photo Editor, The New Yorker

MEGHAN PETERSON Deputy Photo Editor, The Wall Street Journal

CORRINE PERKINS North America Editor, Reuters Pictures

LAURA ROMANOS Executive Producer and Cofounder, Photoville

SIMONE SALVO Manager of Communications and Events, Magnum Foundation

PALOMA SHUTES Photo Editor, The California Sunday Magazine & Pop-Up Magazine

ARIEL ZAMBELICH Senior Photo Editor, The Wall Street Journal

and more to be added soon!

Space is limited and advance registration is required.


Prior to the review, the BDC will ask you to submit your top 10 choices for reviewers. We will do our best to match you with your selections.


Application Deadline: July 17th 11:59PM

There are ten scholarship spots available for BIPOC New York City-based photographers, with a few of these spots being held for Bronx based photographers. This scholarship is generously made possible by FUJIFILM. To apply for the scholarship, please send the following to info@bronxdoc.org:

  • A short statement discussing your work, how the portfolio would be beneficial, as well as where you are based in New York City
  • 10 images from any body of work with captions

The images need to be lo-res .jpg files zipped in a folder with your name. The zipped folder should be attached to the email with your statement or sent via WeTransfer.

The scholarship application is due no later than 11PM on Friday, July 17th. Submissions received after this time will not be reviewed. Please note these submissions will not be judged by BDC staff or volunteers; professional photo editors will be making the final decision.

Email info(at)bronxdoc.org if you have any questions.



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