Archive for April 24, 2008

Photo Review International Competition: Applications Accepted May 1-15

The 2008 International Photography Competition sponsored by Photo Review will be judged by Julie Saul of the Julie Saul Gallery in New York City.

From the website:

“The Photo Review’s is “a competition with a difference” that enables thousands of people across the country to see the accepted work in our 2008 competition issue. Also, the prize-winning photographers will be chosen for an exhibition at the photography gallery of The University of the Arts, Philadelphia.

Awards include a Microtek ArtixScan M1 Dual Media Scanner ($650), SilverFast HDR Studio digital camera RAW conversion software from LaserSoft Imaging ($499), a Lensbaby 3G Lens and Wide Angle / Telephoto Kit ($359), a $250 gift certificate from Calumet Photographic, a $250 gift certificate for Museo Fine Art Paper, Lowepro camera bags ($200 and $100), two $50 gift certificates from Sprint Systems, and $250 in cash prizes.

Because their work was seen in The Photo Review, past winners have been given one-person exhibitions, have had their work reproduced in other leading photography magazines, and have sold their work to collectors throughout the country.

An entry fee of $30 for up to three prints or slides, and $5 each for up to two additional prints or slides, entitles all entrants to a copy of the catalogue. In addition, all entrants may subscribe to The Photo Review for $35, a 20% discount.
Applications are being accepted by mail between May 1 – 15; visit the website for complete details: www.photoreview.org

You can view a web gallery of previously selected works here.

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Duane Michals Lecture and Book Signing April 30, 2pm in Philadelphia

In conjunction with the exhibition “The Facts Of Life” artist DUANE MICHALS will present a lecture/book signing on Wednesday, April 30th at 2 pm at the Elaine C. Levitt Auditorium at the University of the Arts, 401 South Broad Street, Philadelphia.
The exhibition continues through May 2. Michals will participate on a tour of the show on Friday, May 2nd at 2 pm at the Sol Mednick Gallery, 15th Floor, University of the Arts’ Terra Hall, 211 South Broad Street, Phiadelphia. Gallery hours are M-F, 10 am – 8 pm, Saturdays 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. and Sundays, 12 noon – 4 p.m.

For further information call (215) 717 6300.

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Deadline for Applications to the 21st Annual “BARNSTORM” Eddie Adams Workshop is MAY 2

BARNSTORM, The Eddie Adams Workshop will accept applications until May 2nd.

From the website’s home page:

“The Eddie Adams Workshop is an intense four-day gathering of the top professionals in photojournalism, along with 100 carefully selected students. The Workshop’s purpose is to create a forum in which an exchange of ideas, techniques, and philosophies can be shared between both established members and newcomers of the profession of picture journalism. The Workshop is tuition-free, and the 100 students are chosen based on the merit of their portfolios.”

The workshop is being held at Adams’ studio in Jeffersonville, NY on October 10-13. If accepted, all you need to do is GET THERE – all other expenses are covered.

Applications are accepted online; all applicants must have letters on behalf of their application sent by email.

This is the most amazing experience for those interested in a window on storytelling – the faculty is incredible and as you will learn from the Alumni Updates on the website’s homepage.

APPLY NOW: www.eddieadamsworkshop.com/apply/

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PCNW’s 13th Annual Photographic Competition: Deadline May 9th

The deadline to for applications for the 13th Annual competition to be received by the Photography Center Northwest is MAY 9th.

Juror:  Rod Slemmons, Director of the Museum of Contemporary Photography at Columbia College, Chicago

Exhibition dates June 11 – August 28th at the PCNW’s Gallery in Seattle, Washington.

Visit the website www.pcnw.org for details

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