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Prime Collective, which was recently featured in the New York Times’ Lens Blog as one of the new, innovative collectives that is changing the way photographers make their way in the world, is looking for its next member.

The love is not limited to the New York Times. Prime has also been written about in the Wired Raw blog, their members have received prestigious grants and their still photography and multimedia is published worldwide. So if you think you’d make a good fit, apply to join!

Prime’s members include:

From http://www.primecollective.com/apply-for-prime-membership/:

New members will spend one year with Prime before acquiring permanent status. All members are expected to produce new personal work each year, contribute to a group project, make weekly conference calls, and devote time to furthering Prime’s mission. New members will be expected to invest financially in the organization.

a family of like-minded photographers

The benefits of membership are many. First and foremost, we are a family of like-minded photographers who offer love and support to one another. We expect any new member(s) to do the same! Additionally, we are focused on creating great work, working together to market said work, sharing information and experiences, and exploring innovative business models for documentary photography. If these things are of deep interest to you, we invite you to apply to join us.

Deadline: Sept. 30, 2012 11:59 EST

Full submission details available at http://www.primecollective.com/apply-for-prime-membership/