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06/28/2017

Water

Center For Fine Art Photography
Fort Collins, CO

 

Water is a prominent theme in the art of photography both visually and conceptually and across a multitude of photographic genres. We welcome images about water issues and images of water in all it’s many forms, e.g. fog, oceans, snow, drought, etc. All artist renditions on the water theme, genres, capture types and photographic processes are eligible for the exhibition.

JUROR |  Jennifer Murray is the Executive Director of Filter Photo where she directs the planning of Filter Photo Festival as well as programming at Filter Space gallery. She is a founding member of the Chicago-based curatorial collective The Exhibition Project, which curates photography related exhibitions engaging new audiences with emerging artists. She was Director of Averill and Bernard Leviton A+D Gallery, at Columbia College Chicago for eleven years where she organized a broad range of exhibitions in art and design.

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06/30/2017

ArtAscent: Abstract


 

Abstractions are all around us. Ideas can be abstract; existing as an idea, feeling or quality but not having a tangible existence. Some conversations can be abstract, vague and theoretical and not based on particular examples or facts. And of course, there is abstract art which evokes feelings without trying to realistically represent the appearance of people or things. Abstract art, like poetry, offers a fragment of a mysteriously familiar narrative without directly revealing it in a realistic way. Reveal your most ABSTRACT thoughts.

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06/30/2017

Elston Gunn Issue #2 – If Not For You


 

We are looking for work created using analog formats for our second print issue.

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06/30/2017

PHOTO ’17

Multiple Exposures Gallery
Alexandria, VA

 

You are invited to submit to Photo ‘17, a national juried fine art photography exhibit at Multiple Exposures Gallery at the Torpedo Factory Art Center in Alexandria, VA.

 

All artists 18 years of age or older who work in traditional, digital, or alternative photographic processes are invited to submit.  We cannot accept entries from outside the U.S.

Juror: Molly Roberts, Senior Photography Editor, National Geographic

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06/30/2017

PPAC Contemporary Photography Competition and Exihibiton

Philadelphia Photo Arts Center
Philadelphia, PA

 

Two artists will win current solo exhibitions from December 8, 2107 to February 17, 2018.

Juror: ChristopherMcCall, Dictor, Pier 24 Photography

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06/30/2017

The Royal Photographic Society: Postgraduate Bursary


 

To support postgraduate students undertaking photographic research or studying Photography at Postgraduate level.

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07/01/2017

2017 HOT NEW PICS SHOW

Midwest Center for Photography
Witchita, Kansas

 

Enter and compete to become the one photographer designated as the “2017 Hot New Pic” and receive the $250 Hot New Pic Award and one year artist representation at MWCP online.

This exhibition celebrates the range of creative exploration in photography. So during this sizzling hot summer season, get out your best shots, let’s discover what’s hot right now.

Open to all photographers internationally, and open to all photographic genre and subject matter. MWCP will provide the printing for this exhibition.

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07/01/2017

Aint-Bad No. 12 Curator’s Choice


 

For issue No.12 of Aint–Bad Magazine we are teaming up with a selection of the best curators, photography critics, and educators from around the world to create an issue that requires collaboration across all platforms and fields.

The goal of issue No.12 is to put your work directly in front of eyes of the curator. We want to see your best body of work. While there is not a specific “theme” for this issue, we do ask that you take a moment to explore Aint–Bad’s visual archive of imagery on our website to get a sense of the imagery that we have shown in past publications, both online and in print. We also encourage you to research the list of curators with whom we are partnering with for this issue. Each curator will select two photographers from the submissions to feature and interview for the printed publication.

Fifteen curators. Thirty photographers. This issue is pure collaboration. The final result will be a beautiful, hand-curated issue of the best contemporary photography in existence today. In addition to all of the above, we will partner with the curators further to exhibit work from the issue in various galleries and institutions around the world.

Curators:

Aline Smithson
Darren Ching
Daniel Fuller
Aaron Garvey
Elizabeth Renstrom
Richard McCabe
Jeff Hamada
Ann Jastrab
Ashlyn Davis
Dina Mitrani
Jonathan Feinstein
Jeff Rich
Stephen Frailey
Andy Adams
Lisa McCarty
07/01/2017

The Royal Photographic Society Short Film Award


 

The RPS is pleased to announce a short film award and best cinematography award in partnership with Depict.

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07/01/2017

Topographies- Group Exhibition

Midwest Center for Photography
Witchita, Kansas

 

Topographies explores the notion of place and one’s connection to a particular environment. The photographic works presented in this exhibition can range from a detailed exploration of a particular location to a visual documentation of one’s personal interaction with their surroundings. The act of observing exterior or interior space through capturing the visual qualities of a location portrays a sense of visual mapping. As topographies encompass many different ways of describing and documenting location, from the physical landscape of a terrain, to the in depth history related to a geographic region, the works presented in this exhibition will represent what it means to examine topographically with the medium of photography.

Selection for participation will be based upon the series of work submitted by each artist, individual image selection will be made upon creative merit and quality of individual images. A brief artist statement is optional.
Selected artists will have their work featured in the exhibition and online.

Open to all photographers nationwide in the USA. All photographic media is welcome.

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07/05/2017

Third Annual Group Show: photography, photo-based works and videos

Davis Orton Gallery
Hudson, NY

 

Theme: Open

Juror: Paula Tognarelli

Executive Director: Griffin Museum of Photography

All processes, capture techniques and approaches to image construction are welcomed.

Submit up to five images or single video. Maximum siize of framed prints: 20 inches on longest side.

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07/08/2017

L.A. Photo Curator: Call for Entry: ‘Nothing Special’ with curator Bree Lamb


 

Bree Lamb is a working artist, editor, and educator based in New Mexico. She is the Assistant Editor at Fraction Magazine, Project Manager for Fraction Editions, and Part-Time Faculty at New Mexico State University.
THEME: “NOTHING SPECIAL”
Lamb says, “From the spontaneity and unpredictability of street photography to the artfully crafted still life to the happenstance urbanscape and far beyond, photographers have long been able to create powerful, beautiful work drawing from the banality of everyday life.
How do you make something compelling out of nothing special? This question has become compounded as the ubiquity of image-making and image-sharing has reached at an all-time peak and is steadily growing through various social media outlets. In a time when we are sharing, “liking,” and viewing more images than ever, how are you seeing and capturing the world around you?
This call is looking for well-seen images of the everyday – the benign, the boring, the overlooked. I’m curious as to how you view the world, and in particular how you capture the subtle, in-between moments, people and spaces that are such a large part of our daily lives. Whether found, staged, or manipulated, all subject matter and methods of capture are welcome.”
20% of all artist fees go to two charities a month. They’re split between the curator’s favorite charity and the first place winner’s favorite charity.
Lamb has chosen the Union of Concerned Scientists for her charity.
(Practical solutions to some of our planet’s most pressing problems—from combating global warming and developing sustainable ways to feed, power, and transport ourselves, to fighting misinformation, advancing racial equity, and reducing the threat of nuclear war).
07/09/2017

OTHER WORLDS

Southeast Center for Photography
Greenville, South Carolina

 

Other Worlds, real or imagined, dreams, nightmares, the impossible and the unusual. The SE Center is looking for images that push reality to the edges of the frame, staged, contrived or candid, digital, analog, or antique processes.

Our Juror for Other Worlds is Tom Chambers, a master of visualizing fantasy as reality. Tom Chambers was born and raised on a farm in the Amish country of Lancaster, PA, completed a B.F.A. in 1985 from Ringling School of Art, Sarasota, FL with an emphasis in graphic design and strong interest in photography. Since 1998 Tom has devoted himself to photomontage for sharing the intriguing unspoken stories which reflect his view of the world and elicit feelings in the viewer.

35-40 Selected images will hang in the SE Center’s main gallery space for approximately one month with the opportunity to be invited for a solo show at a later date. Openings are timed to coincide with the Village of West Greenville, Greenville, South Carolina’s textile mill village turned arts district

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07/10/2017

Black and White 2017

Specto Art Space
Harrisonburg Area, Virginia

 

Seeking your best works which utilize the iconic and varied nature of black and white. Apply now!

No cost or stress of printing, framing, and shipping your works!

 $700 in AWARDS

1-$500 Best in Show Award

2-$100 Honorable Mentions

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07/14/2017

The Cultural Center of Cape Cod: ELEMENTS/WATER


 

The Cultural Center of Cape Cod invites photographers worldwide to submit images to our online competition, ELEMENTS|WATER. All winners will be displayed in our online gallery. First Place $500, Second Place $200 and Third Place $100. The Cultural Center directors will jury.

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07/15/2017

Photography on a Postcard


 

Free to enter

The Hepatitis C Trust’s fundraising arm, Art on a Postcard will transform into Photography on a Postcard for the month of October. We plan to replicate the success we’ve had in the art world with photography and we are looking for upcoming talent to show alongside Martin Parr, Dougie Wallace, Edmund Clarke, Tom Hunter, Simon Norfolk, Chris Steele Perkins, Jenny Lewis, Homer Sykes, Eleanor Macnair, David Hoffman and many many more well known and loved photographers.

We are looking for fashion, fine art, reportage and street photography. Liz Collins and Dougie Wallace will be sitting on the judging panel along with industry experts from Art on a Postcard and theprintspace.

The public will be able to purchase a ticket guaranteeing them a photograph, although they won’t know which card they have won until the show closes on 17 October. Each photograph will be an edition of one and will come with a signed certificate of authenticity.

All the money raised will go to The Hepatitis C Trust’s campaign to eliminate hepatitis C from the UK by the year 2030.

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07/15/2017

PRYME Editions: 2017 Instant Film Annual Journal


 

Looking for the best Instant Film work of 2016-2017

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07/30/2017

Chromatic Awards 2017


 

Chromatic Awards is an international competition of color photography open to both professionals and amateurs. Participation in the Chromatic Awards offers not only prestige, but also the opportunity to win extra money for the development of passion.
As such, every professional and amateur photographer from every corner of the world is invited and urged to participate in the very first edition of this international prestigious photographic competition dedicated to color photography where 20 categories will be adjudicated by an international jury composed of magazine editors, gallery curators, professional agents and other industry professionals.
By taking part in the competition, Chromatic Awards accords you a chance that is otherwise fleeting or nonexistent in other platforms. Being noticed can help further your career path and give additional experience and opportunities previously denied from you.
2017 Grand Prize is $2.000 for Professional Winner and $1.000 For Amateur Winner.
07/31/2017

Peaches and Cream

Photofusion Gallery
Brixton,

 

Peaches and Cream is a photography competition and exhibition run by Millennium Images a contemporary photo library in London. This year the competition seeks more then ever to celebrate the photographic arts, with a key focus in showcasing emerging photographers. Millennium has always strived to provide a platform for contemporary photography with Peaches and Cream playing a prominent part. Now in its fifth edition we are offering our winners valuable and career-advancing prizes, alongside exposure within the photography world.

Entrants are asked to submit a series of 3-10 images on any theme. Images can be in any style (documentary, art, travel etc) and of any subject, but should be suitable for hanging on a gallery wall.  A shortlist of 10 photographers will exhibit at Photofusion gallery in Brixton, where the winners will be announced.

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08/15/2017

CONCEPTUAL

Loosen Art Project
Milan, Italy

 

FREE ENTRY

In the way of that vision widespread during the last century that allowed a total overturned on art role. Concepts conveyed from an image, able to enclose the sense of a vision that penetrates into the deep meaning of objects, environments, circumstances and situations that determine the man’s relationship with reality and their own experience.

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08/15/2017

Portfolio Showcase: Composites, Collage, Montage

Davis Orton Gallery
Hudson, NY

 

Original and/or appropriated imagery

All processes, capture techniques and approaches to image construction are welcomed.

In each of five shows, the gallery features the portfolios of two photographers selected through a call for work.  The theme of each call is directly related to the scheduled exhibition. Portfolios of up to 12 images are shown in two ways:  prints (up to 22″ on longest side) are displayed on a stand; above, an HD monitor presents a continuous slide show of the two portfolios. The Davis Orton Gallery promotes both gallery exhibitors and portfolio showcase exhibitors through its website, press releases, banner and other forms of marketing.

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08/26/2017

Art Through the Lens

Yeiser Art Center
Paducah, Kentucky

 
Art Through the Lens is open to all without restrictions on content. It provides photographers with an outlet for their art, encouragement for growth in their vision and presentation and cash rewards for works of exceptional merit.  Each year from the hundreds of works submitted, 60 to 100 images are selected for exhibition by a highly qualified juror, with five of them receiving cash awards. An awards presentation will be held during the opening reception.
 

This is an international juried exhibition; works will be selected to exhibit by a juror. The juror for the 2017 Art Through the Lens International Show is Eliot Dudik, Visiting Assistant Professor of Photography and Coordinator of the Andrews Gallery at College of William and Mary in Williamsburg, Virginia. If one or more of your works should be accepted into the show, you will receive subsequent instructions on final presentation. Unlimited entries are permitted. A nonrefundable entry fee of $15 is required for each photograph submitted for consideration. Entries submitted via email or mail to the Yeiser Art Center will not be accepted.

Additionally, applicants which live within a 100 mile radius of Paducah, Kentucky will automatically be entered into a second jury round for a Regional Showcase component to the show. The Regional Showcase will take place on the same dates as the International Show at a satellite location, TBA. Those entries will be juried by a second regional juror, TBA.

Art Through the Lens is open to all without restrictions on content. It provides photographers with an outlet for their art, encouragement for growth in their vision and presentation and cash rewards for works of exceptional merit.  Each year from the works submitted, 50-70 images are selected for exhibition by a highly qualified juror. $2000 in Cash Awards will be given to works of high merit. An awards presentation will be held during the opening reception.

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08/29/2017

The London Group Open 2017- Call for Entries

The Cello Factory
London, England

 
The UK’s longest-running and most prestigious artists’ co-operative, The London Group, is delighted to announce the Call for Entries for its 83rd Open Exhibition.
In recognition of today’s increasingly diversified art scene, The London Group Open welcomes innovative, challenging works in any medium, including painting, sculpture, drawing, print, photography, digital, audio, mixed media, installation, video and performance. Successful entrants to this year’s Open will see their work hung in one of two exhibitions staged during November and December 2017 at The Cello Factory. A selection of generous awards will be presented to the most successful works on show, as judged by prize-givers and The London Group Selection Committee.
09/15/2017

OPEN BOUNDARIES

Loosen Art Project
Milan, Italy

 

FREE ENTRY

This call will select images capable to give evidence of a world without boundaries, the one characterized by communication channels and new media that man himself has built to overcome the barriers that hinder the encounter and contact between humans and the natural world in which he lives. A world where immigration and emigration concepts is understood as the innate need of man in favor of the development of civilization, if not as a primordial instinct for the survival of his own species.

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09/19/2017

Portfolio Showcase: Identity in America: Religion, Race, Origins

Davis Orton Gallery
Hudson, NY

 

All processes, capture techniques and approaches to image construction are welcomed.

In each of five shows, the gallery features the portfolios of two photographers selected through a call for work.  The theme of each call is directly related to the scheduled exhibition. Portfolios of up to 12 images are shown in two ways:  prints (up to 22″ on longest side) are displayed on a stand; above, an HD monitor presents a continuous slide show of the two portfolios. The Davis Orton Gallery promotes both gallery exhibitors and portfolio showcase exhibitors through its website, press releases, banner and other forms of marketing.

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09/24/2017

ND Awards


 

ND Awards is now accepting submissions for the 2017 edition of our annual photo contest.

ND Awards aims to promote photography and photographers. Our idea is to create new opportunities to present most valuable work to the audiences all over the world. To build a place where photographers can show different points of view and thrive through competition.

Categories: Abstract, Architecture, Cityscapes, Fine Art, Portrait, People, Photojournalism, Nature, Landscape, Nudes, Seascapes, Street, Travel, Underwater, Urban, Wildlife.

The winners of the Professional and Amateur sections will receive the titles: Photographer of the Year and Discovery Of the Year and $7500 in cash prizes.

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10/24/2017

8th Annual Self-Published Photobook Exhibition

Davis Orton Gallery
Hudson, NY

 

1 call for work, 2 exhibitions

Davis Orton Gallery, 2017

Griffin Museum of Photography, 2018

Jurors: Karen Davis, co-owner, curator Davis Orton Gallery

Paula Tognarelli, executive director, curator

Griffin Museum of Photography

Entrants may submit up to three different titles that are self-published photography books of any size, format, or style. Submissions will be judged on the basis of: book design including page layouts, text, cover; strength of the photography;  and emotional impact of the overall book.

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10/31/2017

5th Ozone Zone International Photo Salon


 

opens 1 June 2017, early bird discount ends on 31 July, closing on 31 October 2017.
Open to all photographers, amateurs and professionals from around the world.

Our 5th anniversary edition runs under patronage of RPS, PSA, IUP, GPU and other top photo associations.
It means high level of judging, fair rules,  finest medals, awards, and cash (216 awards all together) and high acceptance level. Accepted images count towards above organizations’ photo distinctions respected around the world.  Our sponsor – 1X.com gives free PRO accounts to selected winners.

Low entry fee,  beautiful anniversary edition catalog for all entrants. This year categories:
Open color, monochrome, Love, Portrait & Nude.
Our goal is to promote fine, artistic photography with a positive message, highlighting the beauty of our world and positive changes.
Enter your best works, celebrate with us and win.

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11/19/2017

Monochrome Photography Awards 2017


 

This is an annual award for all photographers using black and white photography.

Over a dozen categories allow entrants to specify definitions of photographic specializations and their large diversity allows adequate representation of photographers in several key areas. We’re accepting single images from the following categories: Architecture, Abstract, Conceptual, Beauty/ Fashion, Fine Art, Landscapes, Nude, Nature, People, Photomanipulation, Photojournalism, Portrait, Wildlife.

With the penultimate mission of celebrating monochrome visions and discovering great talents across the globe, Monochrome Photography Awards is one of the most coveted and enviable annual competitions in the field of amateur and professional photography.

We are open to all points of view, all levels of expertise, and all ideas of black and white photography. In the same vein, the winners of the Professional and Amateur categories will receive the titles: Monochrome Photographer of the Year and Monochrome Discovery of the Year along with cash prizes.

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12/10/2017

International Photographer of the Year 2017


 

IPOTY creates new opportunities to showcase the best photographic work and introduce leading talents to the world of contemporary photography. We celebrate creativity and ambition, and we support artists to develop and present their work through competition. 4000$ in cash prizes.

Be recognized and rewarded for your photographic accomplishments, submit your best work to the International Photographer of the Year 2017.

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