Deadline July 17th: Berenice Abbott Prize for an Emerging Photographer

The Berenice Abbott Prize for an Emerging Photographer

From the e-announcement:

“Known mostly for her documentary work of New York City in the 1930s, Berenice Abbott was also a portrait photographer, an educator, an inventor, and a writer. She believed that all photographers should have personal projects that they are passionate about, no matter what the subject matter.

The Berenice Abbott Prize

Photo by 2009 © Winner Sarah Girner

Entry Deadline: July 17, 2010

The Julia Dean Photo Workshops is pleased to announce The 2010 Berenice Abbott Prize for an Emerging Photographer, an international competition.  One person is selected for this prize and is given a one-person, all expenses paid, exhibition at an LA gallery (location and date TBA), an exhibition book, a Canon EOS 50D/ EF 28-135 Kit, plus a spread of the winning work in Rangefinder magazine. The winner will also receive a photograph of Berenice Abbott taken by Hank O’Neal.

Juried by David Fahey of Fahey/Klein Gallery in Los Angeles.

Berenice Abbott was a photographer of great accomplishment. She began her career as an assistant to Man Ray and became known mostly for her documentary work of New York City in the 1930s. Berenice was also a portrait photographer, an educator, an inventor, and a writer. She believed that all photographers should have personal projects that they are passionate about, no matter what the subject matter. This award was created by Julia Dean to honor her teacher and friend.

What constitutes an Emerging Photographer? An emerging photographer does not mean a young photographer, though a young photographer can certainly enter. Rather, it means that you have an accomplished body of work that has not yet been exhibited or published widely.

Criteria & Scope: Whether a fine art photographer or documentary photographer, the work submitted for this contest should reflect a cohesive body of work.

Sponsored by: A&I Photographic and Digital Services; Canon USA; Universal Art Gallery; The Julia Dean Photo Workshops

Entry fee (for up to 25 images): $75

For Guidelines and Application click here.

To enter this contest using our Online Submission Form click here.

For Questions Contact:

Pilar Law: pilar@juliadean.com
310-392-0909

Deadline for entry: July 17, 2010. Click Here to Download Contest Details and Entry Form. Past Winners: 2009 2008 2006, 2005

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