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Submissions open for Hey, Hot Shot! 2009

Hey, Hot Shot! 2009

Deadline: Friday, May 1, 2009.

From the website:
“What is Hey, Hot Shot!?
Hey, Hot Shot! offers unrivaled opportunities for photographers to have their work promoted online, reviewed by top-notch panelists and exhibited in our New York gallery. Now entering its fifth year, the international competition has been lauded by curators, critics, educators and journalists.

five hot shots x NYC exhibition + (20×200) = incomparable exposure
Our panel will select five Hot Shots to exhibit their work in a two-week show @ Jen Bekman Gallery. In conjunction with the exhibition, 20×200 editions of each photographer’s work are released online.

cold hard cash
Each winning photographer will be awarded a $500 honorarium.

ultras go solo
One photographer of the five Hot Shots will be selected selected as an Ultra. Each Ultra is represented by Jen Bekman Gallery and slated for a solo exhibition.

in it to win it As always, we’ll select contenders to feature daily on the Hey, Hot Shot! blog throughout the entry period. Contenders and honorable mentions will also be considered for 20×200, Jen Bekman Projects’ online endeavor which offers limited edition prints at affordable prices.

We only accept submissions online, via this website.

The deadline for entries is Friday, May 1st, 2009 @ 8pm (EDT).

Hot Shots will be announced on Thursday, May 28th, 2009.

There is a $60 handling fee for your entry.
Submissions are open to everyone, from anywhere in the world!
The competition is open.”

The panelists:Jen Bekman, Photographer Christine Collins , Dana Faconti editor of Blind Spot Magazine, Caterina Fake co-founder of,  Stephen Frailey editor of Dear Dave Magazine, photographer Raul Gutierrez, Darius Himes co-founder of Radius Books, Jenni Holder, Julia Leach, Nion McEvoy is chairman and CEO of Chronicle Books, Lesley A. Martin is a book publiser at Aperture , artist Kent Rogowski and photographer Stefan Ruiz.

More details about the panelist can be found here.

Don’t forget Jen Bekman is also jurying the PHOTO-OP show for the the Photographic Center Northwest!

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