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Weeknd Scene: Call for Photographers

June 17 / 17  Hey again! Calling all photographers! Here are some opportunities that you cannot pass up….. cred: artshow.com Water | International Photography Call for Entry The Center for Fine Art Photography in Fort Collins, CO seeks entries for a juried photography exhibition, January 12 – February 17, 2018. Juror’s Award: $400, Director’s Award: $200, Honorable Mention Awards: 1-year membership and submission to a Call for Entry. Juror: Jennifer Murray. All artist renditions on the water theme, genres, capture types and photographic processes are eligible for the exhibition. Our calls for entry are open to all photographers world wide, both amateur and professional. The Center invites photographers working in all mediums, styles, and schools of thought to participate. Members: $29 for the three images, Non-Members: $36 for the first three images. Deadline: June 28, 2017. More info. Contact: email or call 970/224-1010.     Academy Center of the Arts Annual National Juried Photography Exhibition The Academy Center of the Arts in Lynchburg, VA seeks entries for a juried photography exhibition, September 1-30, 2017. Cash …

Shadow Spotlight: Mario Testino

May 15 / 17 Hello, hello…It’s time for Shadow Spotlight and this month we’re focusing on photographer Mario Testino. The Observer Aaron Hicklin said that Testino is “the world’s most prolific magazine and fashion trade photographer.” He’s right about that! Testino’s career as a fashion and portrait photographer has spoken volumes about his work. He’s worked with Kate Moss and other celebrities, but I’ll always remember the photos he took of the late Diana, Princess of Wales. Testino’s portfolio of works has been featured in magazines such as Allure, Vanity Fair, GQ, and Vogue. He has also worked with fashion name brands like Burberry, Versace, Gucci, Chanel, Michael Kors, along with make-up giants Lancome, and Estee Lauder. Born in Peru, to an upper-class Catholic family, as a child Testino wanted to be a priest. He studied Economics at Universidad del Pacifico, followed by the Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Peru and then the University of San Diego. By 1976, Testino decided not to pursue international affairs and economics, he decided to study photography. During his apprenticeships …

Wednz Scene: Photography Retreats & Workshops…

May 3 / 17 Hello! Just a stop for some creative news. If you love photography, armature, professional, or somewhere in between, and are itching to get your foot into the door, these retreats should help you right away. cred: inspire, eloquent light, sante fe photographic workshops,  Inspire February 26-28, 2018 at the Gurney’s Resort in Newport, Rhode Island What is Inspire? Inspire is a retreat-style conference for professional wedding and portrait photographers. The conference is comprised of sessions on a variety of subjects, from business practices to shooting techniques, to artistry and personal vision. Inspire retreats are structured to enhance opportunities to foster deep relationships with other attendees, build community, and create a culture of ongoing peer-to-peer mentoring and support in our industry. Mission: Inspire’s mission is to foster & maintain a supportive community where photographers are encouraged & empowered to grow in their lives and businesses through innovative curriculum in the areas of Craft, Vision & Business. To register go to http://www.inspirephotoretrests.com/2018-registration.     The Western Portrait With Michael Crouser When: July 9 – 14, 2017 Category: …

Wknd Scene: Calling All Photographers…..

April 8 / 17 I also found some opportunities for photographers. Keep reading to see what they are….. cred: art show The Humanity Photo Awards 2017 The Humanity Photo Awards (HPA) is a biennial photography contest focusing on folklore cultures, including portrait & costume, architecture, living custom, production & commerce, festivities and traditional rites. It was founded in 1998 by the China Folklore Photographic Association and was blessed with UNESCO’s support since its 2nd session in 2000. Transport allowances will be provided to more than 66 prize-winning photographers so they can attend the Award Ceremony in China, and related events that last for 3 to 6 days. 6 Grand Award winners will also receive cash prizes of US$2,000. Open to all photographers. HPA 2017 is a photo contest that devotes itself to documenting, sharing and celebrating the diversity of cultures in the world. HPA 2017 only accepts photo stories/portfolios; each entrant can submit 3 sets of photos at most; each set should consist of 8-14 photos. Free to enter. Deadline: April 15, 2017. More info. …

Wednz Scene: Call to Photographers….

March 22 / 17 Hello! I’m always searching for opportunities for creative peeps and I love it. Calling all photographers: this is an opportunity can’t pass up! Read on…. cred: artshow.com The 6th International Photography Annual Publication Manifest seeks submissions for a Book Project! Three cash prizes of $1200, $500, and $300 for first, second, and third place winners. The award-winning International Photography Annual (INPHA) is open to a very broad range of lens-based and photographic submissions. This is not just for ‘photographers’ and ‘photography’ but also for anyone working creatively in a visual art (or design) field with work that incorporates the lens or photographic process in some significant way, including manipulated and mixed processes. As with all Manifest projects, we are open to learning just what’s being done that fits within this broad scope. $36 for up to 3 entries, $10 for each additional entry. Deadline: April 1, 2017. More info. Contact: email or call 513-861-3638.   The Humanity Photo Awards 2017 The Humanity Photo Awards (HPA) is a biennial photography contest focusing …

Wednz Scene: Photo Contests

March 8 / 17 Hello again. One more thing to pass along to you. If you love photography and have a great eye for it, these contests may be just the thing to get you started. Take a look at these and see what you think. cred: artshow.com Water – Group Photography Exhibition The Midwest Center for Photography in Wichita, Kansas seeks entries for a juried photography exhibition, April 28 – May 12, 2017. Juror: Linda Robinson, Gallery Director, MWCP. Open to all photographers in the USA and all photographic media. We sustain ourselves through its consumption, and frolic in bodies of it. We gaze at the vastness of oceans’ expanse. Water is crucial in our world; from the rain nourishing our land, to the water we use every day in our homes. We celebrate H2o in all its uses and forms. This exhibition aims to represent varied takes on how this most powerful element is used and appreciated in our lives. All interpretations and styles are welcomed, from the literal to the sublime to …

Wednesday Scene: TZIPAC Wedding Photography Awards

Jan. 25 / 17 Good Morning creative peeps! Not a lot to post today. The TZIPA Wedding Photography Awards is an online juried photography exhibition. For info read on…. cred: artshow.com TZIPAC Wedding Photography Awards TZIPAC announces a call to artists for an online-juried photography exhibition. Award Minimum is $500. Weddings are joyous occasions and it is always a privilege to capture beautiful memories for the loving couple. With so many beautiful moments and emotions, intricate and personalized details, not to mention breathtaking landscape backdrops, wedding photography presents endless opportunities to push the boundary of creativity. TZIPAC’s 2016 International Wedding Photography Awards aims to celebrate this creativity, and exploration of new and bold imagery from weddings, as well as stunning and timeless classic and photojournalistic wedding photography. $20 per entry. Deadline: January 31, 2017. More info. Contact: email If you’re interested, please click on the sites above. You do have time, so don’t waste it! featured images: artshow.com & unknown

More Wednesday Scene: Sony World Photography Awards

October 5 / 16 Hello….again. A rather short post for this, but it gets to the point. The Sony World Photography Awards, through the World Photography Organisation, is presenting the best in photography. Here is the information….. (cred: world photography organisation) Sony World Photography Awards The Sony World Photography Awards has four competitions Professional – 10 categories, judged on a body of work Open – 10 categories, rewarding the best single images ○ National Awards – Entries submitted to the Open competition are automatically entered into the National Awards based on nationality (please check if your individual country is participating). Youth – for all photographers aged 12-19, a single image responding to one brief Student Focus – for those studying photography Closing dates Professional: January 10, 2017 – 11:59pm GMT Youth & Open: January 5, 2017 – 11:59pm GMT Student Focus: December 5, 2016 – 11:59pm GMT Go to http://www.worldphoto.org/sony-world-photography-awards for more information. One last post……                                     featured image: amazingwallpaperz.com