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2nd edition of the Julia Margaret Cameron Award
The Worldwide Photography Gala Awards (WPGA), with the sponsorship of Save the Children and ZOOM Magazine invites women photographers worldwide to submit images to the Second Edition of The Julia Margaret Cameron Award.
The winner images will be published in ZOOM Magazine. As in other contests organized by WPGA who partner with Save the Children, sales of works in exhibitions will be donated to that humanitarian organization.
WPGA will be inviting in this occasion photographers working in all mediums, styles and schools of thought. Traditional, contemporary, avant-garde, creative and experimental works that include old and new processes, mixed techniques, and challenging personal, emotional or political statements will be welcome.
JURORS: Coordinator of the Jurors: Carol McCusker, curator of The San Diego Museum of Photography
Jurors: Rosanna Checchi, the Editor in Chief of Zoom, and the winners of the first edition of The Julia Margaret Cameron Award: Livia Corona and Gloriann Liu.
Award Director: Julio Hardy, WPGA’s Managing Director
CATEGORIES: The Julia Margaret Cameron Award is addressed to professional and non professional women photographers worldwide, who will compete separately with single images and/or portfolios in the following categories:
SINGLE IMAGES: Portrait, People and Figure. Street photography. Nude. Self Portrait. Wedding. Children. Documentary and Editorial. Architecture and Interiors. Landscapes and Citiscapes. Nature. Fine Art.
PORTFOLIOS: Documentary and Editorial. Landscape and Citiscape. Fine Art
ENTRY FEES : On or before October 31st (Super Saver deadline): Single Images: $24 for the first 3 images; $6 each additional image; Portfolio: $40 the first portfolio; $20 each additional portfolio – Between November 1st and November 31st (Early Bird deadline): Single Images: $30 for the first 3 images; $8 each additional image; Portfolio: $50 the first portfolio; $30 each additional portfolio – After November 31st until the final deadline: Single Images: $40 for the first 3 images; $10 each additional image; Portfolio: $60 the first portfolio; $40 each additional portfolio
Contest Prize & TERMS
Both winners will receive a cash prize of $3,000 each, and their works will be published in Zoom Magazine during 2011.
The winners in each category will receive a diploma from The Julia Margaret Cameron Award as Outstanding Photographic Achievement in her category.
In every category Honorable mentions will be awarded at discretion of the Jurors.
All awardees, including the honorable mentions of each category will be published in the book “The Julia Margaret Cameron Award 2011″. Awarded works will be exhibited during 2012 in a city and venue to be decided. ELIGIBILITY: Professional and Amateur Women Photographers, Worldwide, +13 years Not eligible to enter? - Find contest where you are.
COPYRIGHT: WPGA recognises that the authors retain full ownership of the image copyright. USAGE RIGHTS: Participants warrant that their photographs may be reproduced for the purpose of marketing and promoting WPGA contests, in catalogues, posters, postcards, publications, and on the Internet. Such use is granted for not more than two years after the announcement of the awards, and without payment to the photographer or featured models. Photographers will receive photo credits with each use, and will allow WPGA to sub-license their photographs to the press for reproduction in connection with the contest and WPGA exhibitions.
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