blog: Photography Competitions

SFAC Open Call – Night/Light: Bay Area Photographers Take Aim After Dark

Saturday, July 17th, 2010

SFAC Gallery and PhotoAlliance: Open Call for Submissions

Night/Light: Bay Area Photographers Take Aim After Dark

Exhibition: Night/Light: Bay Area Photographers Take Aim After Dark

Exhibition Dates: September 16 – January 14, 2010

Location: SFAC Gallery, Art at City Hall, ground floor

Submissions Due: Saturday, August 14, 2010, 6pm

For more information: contact the SFAC Gallery at 415.554.6080 or aimee.leduc@sfgov.org

via Open Call to Photographers – Night/Light: Bay Area Photographers Take Aim After Dark Call for Entries | SFAC Gallery.

FotoVisura Grant

Wednesday, July 7th, 2010

The FotoVisura Grant aims to support personal photography projects to encourage the production and development of photography outside the commercial realm.  The Grant is eligible for projects not initiated by an assignment or commission. To be eligible for the Student Grant you must be currently in an under graduate or graduate program, or a recent graduate, having graduated after January 1st 2009.

Additionally, the following requirements apply for both the Grant and the Student Grant:

• A minimum of 15 images must be submitted

• Image size: 1000px on the longest dimension (14 inches @ 72 dpi)

• A written reflection, in first person, of at least 150 words with synopsis & significance

• All images and text to be uploaded through the FotoVisura.com website

• To enter you must read and agree to the contest Terms & Conditions

• Only one Submission per photographer will be judged.

The deadline is Wednesday, September 15th at 12:00 noon EST
Price is $30 for annual membership – membership is required

via Entry Requirements & Instructions | FotoVisura Grant.

UPDATED:

  1. deadline is now: Monday, November 1st 12:00 noon EST
  2. Larry Fink has joined the  jury

Black & White Spider Awards

Monday, April 12th, 2010

Black and White Spider Awards is open to professional and amateur photographers shooting in all forms of black and white photography using traditional or digital methods.  We encourage classic styles, new creative ideas and photographers who are driven by their artistic eye and a desire to excel in this classic art form.

via Black & White Spider Awards | How To Enter.

Hearst 8×10 : The Contest

Thursday, February 11th, 2010

DESCRIPTION
Hearst 8×10 Photography Biennial is a competition to identify and promote new and emerging talent among photographers in the United States and abroad. Eight 8 winners, chosen every other year, will:Showcase selected works in an exhibition under the title, “8×10″ in the Alexey Brodovitch Gallery and the Hearst Gallery at Hearst Tower in New York City.Be published in the accompanying “8×10″ catalog and on www.hearst.com and www.hearst8×10.com.

ENTRY FEE
There is no entry fee for the competition.

ELIGIBILITY
All U.S. and international freelance, amateur and professional photographers and students, 18 to 35 years of age. Applicants may apply as individuals, or as collaborators.Hearst Corporation full-time employees and former employees are not eligible. Freelancers for Hearst Corporation are eligible to apply.Applicants may only submit one 1 entry, which may include up to 16 photographs. Sizes may vary.

APPLICATION DEADLINE
All entries must be emailed between the dates of January 4, 2010 and May 31, 2010.

via Hearst 8×10 : The Contest.

Mpls Photo Center: Call for Entries

Wednesday, January 20th, 2010

LANDSCAPES • UNFEIGNED OR ILLUSORY

Submission Deadline: March 8, 2010

A landscape, as defined by this Call for Entry, can be representational or nonrepresentational, urban, suburban or rural.

Begin Accepting Entries: 15 January 2010
Deadline for Entry: 8 March 2010
Results Announced: 18 March 2010
On Exhibit: 23 April -13 June 2010 at the Mpls Photo Center
Opening Reception: 23 April 2010
Exhibit Juror: Todd Brandow

Cost for Entry: $35 for the first 5 images submitted; $10 for each additional image

via Mpls Photo Center : MPC Call for Entries.

The Panocturnists

Sunday, January 10th, 2010

The Nocturnes.com invites all interested artists to enter their latest online Night Photography Exhibition, The Panocturnists. This competition is open to all Night Photographers, all photo media – digital, pinhole, glass plate, film cameras…

Entry Fee $25 for up to 3 entries; each additional entry is $5. ‘hard copy’ of entry form and fee due Jan. 30th.

via ENTRY FORM – The Panocturnists.

Alameda on Camera

Friday, January 8th, 2010

DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS – FEBRUARY 1, 2010
2010 ” ALAMEDA ON CAMERA” – 48 Hrs, 48 Artists, 48 Pcs of the Map
A Juried City-wide Event Challenge & Exhibit
48 photo-based artists explore and document Alameda neighborhoods, favorite places, and secret hideaways. Traditions and cherished nostalgia, families, friends, and town characters, share the lens with candid shots of our skeletons and dirty laundry.

All “photo-based” artwork mediums and techniques welcome! Traditional, contemporary and experimental photo-based 2D, 3D, functional, decorative, wearable and jewelry artwork included. All photographic techniques and mediums welcome, including but not limited to, new photographic mediums, photo transfer, digital, Polaroid, snapshots, collage, pieces of film, altered books, assemblage, textile, creative manipulations, etc.

The Forty-eight Hour Photography Challenge Event: Forty-eight selected Artists will photograph a unique geographic area of Alameda between 9PM Friday, February 27 and 9PM Sunday, March 1.

Alameda On Camera Exhibit: Each of the forty-eight artists will exhibit their final artwork pieces created from the photographic images taken during the challenge event.

Application/prospectus: Alameda on Camera.

Focal Press: Monthly Photography Contest

Thursday, December 17th, 2009

The focus for December is Bright Lights, Big Holidays.

via Focal Press: Focal Press Monthly Photography Contest .

Call for submissions: Emerging Artist Auction

Saturday, December 12th, 2009

iGavel is an international network of fine art and antiques professionals with Consignment Centers conveniently located in many major metropolitan areas. Our regional network enables consignors to minimize handling and shipping expenses while reaching an international marketplace of buyers.

In participation with Daniel Cooney Fine Art and iGavel Associates, iGavel is pleased to present our Emerging Artists Auctions. These auctions include a curated selection of works of art by promising emerging talent. The auction is a showcase before an audience of collectors, dealers, museum professionals and gallery owners. To ensure equal and fair representation all works are presented with reserves set at $200.

Submissions will be accepted on a rolling basis. To submit you must meet the following requirements:

- Undergraduate student works will not be accepted

- All mediums are welcome besides installation works

- Artists cannot have gallery or commercial representation

- Some prior exhibition or publication experience is required

via Submit to Emerging Artist Auction.

New Orleans Photo Alliance

Friday, December 4th, 2009

Deadline for submissions:Monday, December 14, 2009, 12:00 midnight

Submission Guidelines

Eligibility: Open to photographers of all levels, who use any photographic process. All art submitted must be original work created by the applicant. Accepted work must be professionally presented and ready to hang.

Non-Refundable Entry Fee payable online via PayPal

Members: $25
Non-members: $35
Individual Photo Alliance Membership + Submission: $60

via New Orleans Photo Alliance.