The T. O’Conor Sloane Jr. Prize in Photography honors photographer T. O’Conor Sloane Jr., an original member of the Photo-Secession movement who gained international acclaim for his gum bichromate work. Sloane’s photograph of Thomas A. Edison is held by the National Portrait Gallery of The Smithsonian and his photograph “Cloud Study,” is in the collection of The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City.
Here’s a link to the Wiki article.
This prize will be awarded for exceptional works of photography. Winning works will be permanently displayed on this website in a gallery dedicated to this prize. Eventually, this prize will award an eBook and print publishing contract with Starship Sloane Publishing. As well, this prize may possibly serve as the springboard for a variety of calendar projects.