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What's in a Frame?

14393 Submissions
Curator: Stephen Alvarez
National Geographic Photographer

Previous Assignments


Mother and Child

This assignment ran from Jun 10 - Jul 1, 2015
Curator: Stephanie Sinclair
National Geographic Photographer


Road Trip

This assignment ran from Jun 1 - Jun 22, 2015
Curator: Daniel Westergren
Director of Photography, National Geographic Travel



This assignment ran from May 18 - Jun 17, 2015
Curators: Monica C. Corcoran, Jeanne M Modderman, Marie McGrory


Climate Change in Your Life

This assignment ran from Apr 27 - May 18, 2015
Curators: Jessie Wender, Dennis Dimick


Daily Life

This assignment ran from Apr 15 - May 4, 2015
Curator: Deanne Fitzmaurice
Documentary Photographer

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