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powerHouse Portfolio Review

Posted in Books & Magazines, Photo Art Business, Photo Galleries, Photographers, Photography by douglaspstockdale on December 31, 2015

The annual powerHouse Portfolio Review – something to consider if you plan or want to be in Brooklyn, NY 10:30am – 5:30pm on Sunday, March 6, 2016

POWERHOUSE Arena
37 Main Street
Brooklyn, NY 11201

Registration is limited. Official registration deadline is February 15, 2016. Registration after February 15, 2016 is possible but not guaranteed. The late registration fee is $50.

For more information or if you have problems registering, please contact us.


Registration Fee for Five 20-minute Review Sessions:

EARLY BIRD SPECIAL Now through January 17, 2016: $350

Before Feb. 15, 2016 $400

After Feb. 15, 2016 (late registration fee) $450

Student Rate before Feb. 15, 2016 $250

After Feb. 15, 2016 $275
(With valid student ID—you must submit a valid and current Spring 2016 semester photo ID or a copy of your Spring 2016 class registration when completing the registration form.)

  • Payment must be completed with a credit card at the time of registration.
  • You will receive a confirmation email once your registration has been approved.
  • Application is nontransferable.

Reviewers:

Reviewers are subject to change, and we’ll continue to add more, so please keep checking back. Expect around 25-30 reviewers total.

Bonnie Briant – Designer, Yolanda Cuomo Design
Craig Cohen – Executive Publisher, powerHouse Books
Sarah Foster – Senior Creative Content Manager, Getty Images
Erik Hinton – Director of Interactive Media, VICE
Jeana Hong – Senior Art Buyer, Anthology Productions
Fiona Gardner – Photo Editor, Popular Photography and American Photo Magazine
Shana Lopes – Jane and Morgan Whitney Fellow, Department of Photographs, Metropolitan Museum of Art
Frank Meo – Director, Found Folios
Mandi Phillips – Agent, Levine / Leaitt
Daniel Power – CEO, NYPH & powerHouse Books
Josh Raab – Associate Photo Editor, TIME.com 
Molly Roberts – Chief Photography Editor, Smithsonian Magazine
Michael Shulman – Director, Publishing, Broadcast and Film, Magnum Photos
Tess Vinnedge – Director of Contemporary Art, Edwynn Houk Gallery


Cheers!

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CALL FOR ENTRY: Storytelling

Posted in Juried opportunities, Photographers, Photography by douglaspstockdale on December 31, 2015

L.A. Photo Curator

CALL FOR ENTRY: Storytelling

Some photographers combine a subject with elements such as location, lighting, composition, and process to tell the viewer a story. The viewer is then invited to use his or her creative imagination to fill in the beginning or end. Many such stories are informed by literature, legends, myths, fairytales, music, dreams, film – the possibilities are endless.

We are looking for photographers with the ability to tell a compelling visual narrative through fine art photography. Stories could be told based on landscapes, and do not have to be portraits. Any kind of photo process (digital, analog, alternative) is welcome, as are photographers of all skill levels and locations. Artist statements are not required.

L.A. Photo Curator is proud to have Carolyn Hampton as this month’s curator for the theme of “Storytelling.” Hampton is a Southern California fine art photographer who creates surreal, dreamlike images based on childhood memories, rituals, nightmares, and fantasies. She is currently working on a narrative portrait series entitled “Constructed Fairytales”. Hampton’s award-winning work has been exhibited in galleries, museums and art festivals worldwide, and is held in many private collections, including those of Jock Sturges, Kim & Gina Weston, and the Center for Fine Art Photography.  Her images have been published in books and on dust jackets, on album covers, and in newspapers, magazines, and popular blogs.

Hampton is represented by the Duncan Miller Gallery (www.duncanmillergallery.com) in Santa Monica, California, where she had a solo show, “Childhood Dreams & Memories” during the summer of 2012 (www.blurb.com/books/4334413-childhood-dreams-memories).

For more info about Hampton please go to:
www.carolynhampton.com

A percentage of artist fees will go Hampton’s charity: Children’s Institute, Inc. (www.childrensinstitute.org)

Submit work: December 17, 2015-January 19, 2016 (Midnight PST)

Opening date for show and online review: February 1 , 2016
Show closes and is archived on website: February 28, 2016

How to Apply:

1-Hit BUY NOW button to check out using paypal as well as credit cards. Cost of submission is $20 for 1 or 2 images.

2-Send your paypal transaction ID # with your images to laphotocurator@yahoo.com

3- Enter in the email Subject box: STORYTELLING /(Your name)4- In the body of the email please include the following info:
Your name
Monthly theme
Titles of included photographs

5- File set-up- Jpeg files, 1024 pixels on the longest side at 72 DPI, not to exceed 3 MB.

Images must not have any embedded marks, logos, names or borders.

Name Files: firstname_lastname_Ocean1.jpg,            firstname_lastname_Ocean2.jpg

6- Please include your C.V. (resume), bio, artist statement and website link. If you don’t have a resume please just send your bio and artist statement. Please send word docs only. Pdf’s will not be accepted.

7- Please tell us how you found out about us. It helps with ad costs.

All information requested, including c.v., bio and images must be sent
before the contest deadline to be eligible for contest.

Eligibility:  The exhibition is open to all photographers world wide, both amateur and professional.