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Deadline: October 18, 2014
Winner is: Judged
Entry: Paid Entry
Entry Fee: $35


PHOTOBOOK 2014 Davis Orton Gallery present Photobook 2014, the 5th annual Photobook Exhibition & Sale. For this anniversary, in addition to selected books being exhibited at Davis Orton Gallery, Hudson NY, all selected books will be exhibited at the Griffin Museum of Photography, Winchester MA. The jurors for this call are Karen Davis, curator/co-owner of Davis Orton Gallery and Paula Tognarelli, Executive Director and Curator of the Griffin Museum of Photography.

Entrants may submit up to three different titles that are self-published photography books of any size, format, or style. There are growing options available for self-publishing a book such as on-demand (blurb, lulu, viovio, iphoto, etc.); small run offset or web printing/publishing firms, binderies. If they have been hand-made/bound, they must be available in multiples of at least 25.

Submissions will be judged on the basis of: cover design, strength of the photography, subject matter of the book, page layouts, editing and sequencing and emotional impact of the overall book. All judging is at the complete discretion of the gallery and all decisions of the gallery are final.

Contest Prize & TERMS

PRIZE DETAILS: Twenty winning books will be exhibited and for sale at the Davis Orton Gallery, November 16 to December 21, 2014. *Additional photo books will be selected for exhibition in an online gallery. Four photobooks will be selected as Best in Show. Two photographs by each entrant selected Best of Show will be exhibited at the Davis Orton Gallery. All photobooks including those in online gallery will be exhibited at the Griffin Museum of Photography, January 2015. ELIGIBILITY: International /18+ Not eligible to enter? - Find contest where you are.

COPYRIGHT: Artist hereby represents and warrants to Gallery that she or he is the creator of the Artwork (defined herein as either books or photographs or both); and is the owner of all rights to the Artwork and their use as granted to Gallery in this Agreement, and has not assigned, pledged or otherwise encumbered the same; that the Artwork is original; and she or he has the full power to enter into this agreement and to make the grants herein contained. Artist further warrants that the Artwork does not, in whole or in part, infringe upon any copyright or violate any right to privacy or other personal or property right whatsoever, and does not contain any hereby agrees to indemnify and hold Gallery harmless from any and all claims, including but not limited to, all third party claims, demands, suits, actions, judgments, losses, costs, damages (direct, indirect or consequential), attorney’s fees and expenses Gallery might sustain or incur as a result of Gallery’s participation in this Agreement. USAGE RIGHTS: By submitting to this show the artist agrees that images of selected books or photographs can be used to promote the show including publicity, catalogs and web site promotions.

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