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Deadline: April 09, 2014
Winner is: Judged
Entry: Paid Entry
Entry Fee: $35 per entry (an entry includes up to 5 photos)

Amateur Photographer of the Year Competition

Shadow and Light 2014

Shadow and Light 2014 Photography is the recording of patterns of darkness and light. Shadows enhance the relationships of subjects in an image, they give definition and dimension, which compliments the quality of the light values. Photographers have used dramatic shadows and patterns in black and white images and have also explored using ethereal and moody shadows and textures in color photography. We will be looking for a range of how shadow and light are interpreted by contemporary photographers.

Juror for Shadow and Light 2014: Julia Dolan

Julia Dolan is the Minor White Curator of Photography at the Portland Art Museum. She holds a B.F.A. in Photography from the Maryland Institute College of Art, an M.A. in Art History from the Pennsylvania State University, and a Ph.D. in Art History from Boston University.

She has worked with the photography collections at the Philadelphia Museum of Art, the Addison Gallery of American Art, and the Fogg Art Museum. She has curated and co-curated multiple photography exhibitions including Transcending the Literal: Photographs by Ansel Adams from the Collection and Spectacle at the Philadelphia Museum of Art, as well as Ray K. Metzker: AutoMagic, Likeness: Portraiture from the Photography Collection, and Through the Looking Glass: Photography’s Use of Windows, Doorways, and Mirrors at the Portland Art Museum. Dr.Dolan has taught the history of photography at Boston University and has been a portfolio reviewer for Foto Fest, SPE, and Photolucida.

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Contest Prize & TERMS

PRIZE DETAILS: Each exhibition will have 24 photographs included by the juror for exhibiton at the gallery.

An additional 30 photographs will be selected for inclusion in our On-Line Gallery Annex.

All photographs from the show will be included in a catalog available for purchase on Blurb Books. ELIGIBILITY: Open to All Not eligible to enter? - Find contest where you are.

COPYRIGHT: All rights to the photographs remain with the photographer. USAGE RIGHTS: All exhibition prints will be kept in a flat file after the show for future sale and promotion for the photographer, unless the photographer makes other arrangements. This will allow the gallery to further promote our photographers and exhibitions to collectors, curators, critics and to the general public. Black Box will return ship the exhibiton print to artist if preferred.

File agreement for accepted photographers who will be using our free printing services. Black Box will only print one exhibition print. If there is a sale inquiry, the photographer will be notified before a sale is confirmed, edition information will be discussed with photographer, the photographer will be sent a authentication document to be signed and go with the print to the collector. No sale or printing of file will happen without prior consent and agreement of photographer

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