Blurb is once again sponsoring an international photobook competition; the application period is open now. Deadline for receipt of submissions is JULY 15th (you can submit digitally or hard copy). Click on this link to view the rules and FAQ’s. And click here to read lead judge Darius Himes’ Blurb blog post entitled “The Secrets Behind Winning Photo Books.”
In addition to Himes, Judges include Monica Allende, Photo Editor, London Sunday Times; David Fahey, Fahey/Klein Gallery, Los Angeles; Michael Mack, Steidl/Mack, London; Lesley A. Martin, Publisher, Aperture Foundation, NYC; Susan Meiselas, Photographer, NYC; Erin O’Toole, Assistant Curator of Photography, SF MoMA; Martin Parr, Photographer, London; Judith Puckett-Rinella, Senior Photo Editor, T: New York Times Style Magazine and Brian Smith, Photographer, NYC.
Click here to read the rules/FAQ’s.
As of this posting, there are 945 submissions for this competition. Entries are posted on the Blurb Bookstore site upon submission; you can check out the books submitted to date here.