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Deadline: Sep 30, 2015
Winner is: Judged
Entry: Paid Entry
Entry Fee: MEMBERS: $55 for the first portfolio (12 images) NON-MEMBERS: $70 for the first portfolio (12 images)

Amateur Photographer of the Year Competition
Portfolio ShowCase Volume 9

Portfolio ShowCase Volume 9

OPEN THEME | Portfolio ShowCase Volume 9
Submitted portfolios are evaluated as a cohesive body of work, rather than individual images. Fifteen photographers will be chosen to have their twelve-image portfolios published in the Center’s Annual Portfolio ShowCase book. There will be an accompanying online exhibition with links to the artist’s websites. Select images will be exhibited at The Center for Fine Art Photography for the Portfolio ShowCase Exhibition.

JUROR | Maggie Blanchard
Maggie Blanchard is the director of Twin Palms, a publisher of exceptional photography and art books. Previously she was co-director of Center, a nonprofit organization that provides opportunities for gifted photographers. As a consultant, Maggie has helped photographers make the transition from film to digital, set up digital studios, and master digital workflow. In addition to her thorough knowledge of the technical aspects of photography and Adobe Photoshop, Maggie is captivated by the art form.

 

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Contest Prize & TERMS

PRIZE DETAILS: HONORS | AWARDS Featured artist’s work will be published and exhibited before an international audience of collectors, curators, art consultants, and other advocates of fine art photography. Participants will be included in the Center’s Online exhibition, Gallery exhibition and have their accepted portfolio published in the Portfolio ShowCase Volume 9 annual Book. Each artist receives three copies of the book. ONE SOLO EXHIBITION AWARD One artist will be chosen for a solo exhibition at the Center for Fine Art Photography. This award comes with a $500 stipend. PORTFOLIO SHOWCASE GROUP SHOW The Center will exhibit prints from the selected artists in conjunction with the book launch to promote the artists. JUROR’S SELECTION The juror will select one portfolio to be the first presented in the book and will select an image from the portfolio to be the book cover. In addition artists' selected for the exhibition will also receive: Promotion on The Center's large social media platforms. Professional installation images for your use. Invitation to complimentary portfolio reviews with the Juror and the Executive Director, lunch and portfolio sharing on the reception weekend. Not eligible to enter? - Find contest where you are.

COPYRIGHT: Each artist retains all copyrights to their own images. USAGE RIGHTS: Artist’s recognition is provided with any use. By submission for jurying, artists whose submissions are chosen for the exhibition grant The Center for Fine Art Photography the right to use their images for the purpose of promoting exhibitions, promoting the Center’s programs, promoting the artist and subsequent display on the Center’s website of current and past exhibitions. Promotions and images may also be placed on social networks for The Center for Fine Art Photography with artist credit. Artists grant the use of their image(s) as stated without further contact or compensation from the Center.

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