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Deadline: March 26, 2014
Winner is: Judged
Entry: Paid Entry
Entry Fee: From $24.50 per image | $35 per series)


The Curator Fine Art Photo Contest

The Curator Fine Art Photo Contest The search for outstanding and undiscovered fine art photography has begun! The Curator Fine Art Photo Contest is now accepting entries. Winners will receive exposure beyond their measure. Categories: PORTRAITS, STILL LIFE, MIXED MEDIA, LANDSCAPES, URBAN SCENES and STUDENT WORK

Judging consists of two (2) rounds of evaluation. In Round One, a panel of Photo District News® experts in photography (the “Judges”) will each review a portion of the entries and select a group of entries in each Category to proceed to Round Two. In Round Two, the Judges will collectively select, from among the entries selected in Round One, a winner in each Category. Limit one prize per winner.
Entries will be judged on the basis of creativity, photographic quality and effectiveness in expressing the contest theme.

Yossi Milo, Yossi Milo Gallery
Ariel Shanberg, Executive Director, The Center for Photography at Woodstock
Patricia Lanza, Executive Director, Director of Talent & Content, The Annenberg Space for Photography
Bill Hunt, Strategist, Dancing Bear
Benjamin Trigano, Owner/Director, M+B Gallery
Deborah Willis, Professor, Photographer and Curator

Contest Prize & TERMS

PRIZE DETAILS: WINNING PHOTOGRAPHERS will receive exposure beyond measure with their fine-art photography featured in a gallery exhibition in New York City this summer with an opening reception. The winning images will be published across a spread in the winners' gallery in the July issue of PDN magazine and will alsobe displayed on PDNonline.com

$200 gift card from B&H VIP Expo Pass to PDN PhotoPlus Expo Oct 31—Nov 1, 2014 ($100 value)
$250 gift certificate for moabpaper.com
DSLR camera ($500 value)
PDN PhotoServe portfolio ($860 value)
One-year subscription to PDN ($65 value) ELIGIBILITY: Open to All / 18+

JPEG images saved with max quality compression with a long dimension of at least 2,000 pixels at 72 or 300 dpi with either Adobe1998, sRGB or untagged color space Not eligible to enter? - Find contest where you are.

COPYRIGHT: Each submitted photograph, in its entirety, must be a single work of original material taken by the Contest entrant. By entering the Contest, entrant represents, acknowledges and warrants that the submitted photograph is an original work created solely by the entrant, that the photograph does not infringe on the copyrights, trademarks, moral rights, rights of privacy/publicity or intellectual property rights of any person or entity, and that no other party has any right, title, claim or interest in the photograph.

You retain copyright to your photograph and the Sponsors may not sell your photo entry for a fee. USAGE RIGHTS: By participating, ALL ENTRANTS grant the Sponsors and their designees, licensees or affiliates (the "Authorized Parties") a non-exclusive, worldwide license, through May 9, 2016 to reproduce, distribute, display and post the entries online so that viewers may view all competing entries.

In addition, each WINNER grants to the Authorized Parties a license for use of his/her winning entry in connection with the Contest and promotion of the Contest, in any media now or hereafter known, including but not limited to, print or digital publication in PDN® magazine showcasing the winners; and promotions related to the contest. Authorized Parties will not be required to pay any additional consideration or seek any additional approval in connection with such use.

Winners authorize Emeral Expositions Photo Group to reproduce, distribute, display and create derivative works of the photograph entry in connection with 2014 PDN's The Curator Fine-Art Contest and promotion of 2014 PDN's The Curator Fine-Art Contest, in any media now or hereafter known, including but not limited to: publication in PDN® showcasing the winners; The 2014 PDN's The Curator Fine-Art Contest live gallery; the 2014 PDN's The Curator Fine-Art Contest Web site and on PDNonline.com; and in exhibits and promotions related to the 2014 PDN's The Curator Fine-Art Contest.

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