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Blue Earth believes documentary photography can inspire positive change. We support visual storytelling on critical environmental and social issues through direct assistance to photographers and a collaborative community of professionals.

News and Events

  • Call For Entries open through January 20th

    We would like to invite photographers and filmmakers to enter their projects for consideration of Blue Earth Sponsorship. We are accepting project proposals through January 20th until midnight PST. More »

  • Collaborations for Cause 2017

    We’re excited to present two full days of presentations, small group breakouts and networking opportunities at the iconic Seattle Central Library in downtown Seattle, May 5th and 6th, 2017. Save the date and get your Early Bird tickets today! More »

  • Blue Earth accepts three projects in summer submission

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  • PhotoWings Releases Videos From Collaborations For Cause 2016

    If you weren't able to attend this year's Collaborations for Cause, you can still access the incredible content from our presenters. PhotoWings partnered with Blue Earth to record the presentations during the 2016 Collaborations for Cause event and have published videos of our panelists and presenters. More »

  • Blue Earth Board Expands

    We happily welcome the following individuals to our board of directors: Thor Radford, Lisa Delfiner Parsons, David Ryder, Drew Stone, Debbie Espinosa, Mandy Lindgren, Tom Lynn, and Karen Ducey. More »

  • Shooting From The Heart: Photography That Makes A Difference

    Need some help creating your own photographic project? Download a free PDF copy of Blue Earth's highly regarded handbook for photographers developing documentary projects, Shooting From The Heart: Photography That Makes A Difference. More »

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Featured Projects

  • Richard Steven Street
    Knife Fight City

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  • Katherine Jack
    Palawan Seas

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  • Jake Naughton
    Dual Shadows

    East Africa's LGBT Refugees More »