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Deadline: Apr 18, 2018
Winner is: Judged & Voted
Entry: Paid Entry
Entry Fee: USD$29 for 5 images, $6 each additional

International Photography Awards
Personal Perspective

Personal Perspective

“A good photograph is knowing where to stand.” – Ansel Adams

That’s a rather simple statement from a master photographer whose methodology and rigorous striving for perfection were anything but simple. Yes, knowing where to stand is important, but so is knowing what to shoot and when to shoot it. Our juror for this exhibition, Personal Perspective, is Saul Robbins, a well-known photographer, teacher, and critic. He states in his personal bio that (he is) “… interested in the ways people interact within their surroundings and the psychological dynamics…” of that interaction. We all have a unique way of looking at things, a singular vision that can be enhanced and polished by our observations of the world around us through our camera lens. Asked to photograph the same scene, several photographers may see roughly the same gestalt, but there’s always the one, or the few, mavericks who find a way to pick out details or angles that others don’t see or don’t regard as important. For this exhibition, we’re seeking the different point of view, the unexpected, the unique. Your submissions can be literal impressions of “real life” or they can be abstractions – the important part is to present an image that’s made from your… personal perspective.

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Contest Prize & TERMS

PRIZE DETAILS: Juror's Choice receives a "30x48" vinyl contest banner created with her/his photo, a copy of the exhibition catalog, a coupon for free entry in any upcoming exhibit in the next year.

Honorable Mentions receive a copy of the exhibition catalog and a coupon good for free entry in any one exhibition during the coming year.

People's Choice winner receives a coupon good for free entry in any one exhibition during the coming year.

All exhibitors will have their photo(s) published in the exhibition catalog and on the exhibition page on the Darkroom Gallery website, as well as mention in the gallery's social media pages. Installation photos of the exhibition showing all photos will be published in an album on the gallery's Facebook page. Not eligible to enter? - Find contest where you are.

COPYRIGHT: Photographers retain all rights to their work, including copyright, USAGE RIGHTS: Submissions accepted for exhibition: artists grant Darkroom Gallery the right to use their images to promote the exhibition and for display on Darkroom Gallery website and for inclusion in an exhibit catalog.

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