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Calling All Photographers…

1.18.2020 One last post…for Photographers. It’s time for some competitions, contests, exhibitions! All thanks to artshow.com. Just three for this month in January, but I will be posting for February.  Credit source: Artshow NYC4PA Call for Entry – Water 2020 The New York Center for Photographic Art announces a call to artists for a juried art exhibition, March 30 – April 11, 2020, at the Jadite Gallery in New York. $3,000 in total awards. Juror: Mark Sink. Any and all photography is welcomed, no nudes. $35/3, $10 each additional. Deadline: January 26, 2020. More info. Contact: email or call 917-359-2642.     Photographic call for entry “the imperfect lens” A Smith Gallery in Johnson City, Texas seeks entries for a juried photography exhibition, March 13 to May 10, 2020. Receptions will be held on March 28 and April 25, 2020, both from 4 to 8pm. A Blurb full-color catalog of the exhibit with all the accepted entries will be available for purchase. Awards are $325 for Juror’s Selection, $250 for Director’s Selection, discretionary honorable mentions each receiving an exhibition …

Best of Photography 2019

12.26.19 We are continuing…to the best of photography. I’ve looked at photographs for the past few months and these are the ones that really stood out.                                  I hope these beautiful works made your day as they did mine. One more to go…   Featured image: HD Wallpaper

Weekend Update: Calling All Photographers…

12.14.19 One more update to share and it involves photography, courtesy of Artshow. Credit source: Artshow International Call for Online Art Competition, All Photography/Digital Art Contemporary Art Gallery Online announces a call to artists for an online art exhibition, January 2-31, 2020. Prizes include Memberships to Contemporary Art Gallery Online, Radio Interviews, Inclusion in the Year End Anthology Publication, and more. Jurors: Sharon Drinkard, Michael Harris, Portia T. Webb, Anissa Harris, Kelsey Hails. All work must belong to the person submitting the application. The art or a print of the original art must be available for sale. The artist must be at least 18 years old. $15 for up to three images and $25 for up to five images. Deadline: December 29, 2019. More info. Contact: email or call 844-210-7722.     8th International Photography Annual The Cincinnati based non-profit arts organization and gallery, Manifest, invites visual artists and designers to submit works that incorporate the lens or photographic process in some significant way, including manipulated and mixed processes. INPHA is not a gallery exhibition. It is an award-winning non-profit …

MidWeek Update: Photography Workshops…

11.13.19 Hello again…another midweek update to share with you courtesy of Atlanta School of Photography. Credit source: Atlanta School of Photography Business of Photography EXPRESS 175.00   Sunday, Dec 15th, 10 AM – 3 PM with Sara Keith Ready to take the next step in your photography career? Learn from the experiences of professional photographers from all different types of industries. We’ll cover not only how to start a business, but personal experiences from each instructor on the things they think you should know and how they run their business. This workshop also includes the widely utilized textbook, An Essential Guide to the Business of Photography by acclaimed photography professor, Judith Pishnery. What we’ll cover… How to price your work Researching other photographers in your area Finding your audience Estimating your cost of doing business Forming a DBA/LLC Answering questions from last week Social media exposure Proposals and invoicing, estimating cost of doing business Licensing, Insurance, Contracts Websites and SEO Finding your niche Budgeting for new equipment What’s required for the job     Photo 1 EXPRESS …

MidWeek: Youth Photography Programs…

10.8.19 Two questions. Is your kid into photography? Do you live in Atlanta? Well, Iluminate Atlanta has programs for your future photographers. There are four programs on the website, but only two are available… Credit source: Iluminate Atlanta Photo 101 for Teens (12 – 18) $150.00 Tuesdays 4:30 – 6 PM starting Oct 29 with Sara Keith Four Week Class! Class will be held at the same day and time for four weeks and lasts 1 hour and 30 minutes. Get creative! The Illuminate photography class is a fun, interactive experience. Learn how to take better pictures and ignite a photography passion! Things we’ll explore: Seeing the world through a camera DSLR/Mirrorless Camera Settings ISO, Shutter Speed, Aperture and more Studio lighting Light Painting Creative compositions and more! DSLR or Mirrorless cameras are required, Contact us with questions about camera recommendations or the possibility of renting a camera from Illuminate. Classes will be held once a week at the Atlanta School of Photography located at1135 Sheridan Rd NE Atlanta, GA 30324 This class is for …

Shadow Spotlight: Peter Lindbergh

9.16.19 Happy Monday! I’m not able to put into words about this creative artist. Peter Lindbergh was a different breed when it came to photography. He recently passed away earlier this month, leaving a legacy of great works. His photos showed natural beauty. He was not afraid to show the imperfections and flaws that most photographers covered up.  “This should be the responsibility of photographers today to free women, and finally everyone, from the terror of youth and perfection.” All of Lindbergh’s works were in black and white, refusing to work his photos in color which he felt covered the true beauty of the subject. As he explained to in an interview in 2008: “Using black-and-white photography was really important to creating the supermodel. Every time I tried to shoot them in colour because their beauty was close to perfection, it ended up looking like a bad cosmetics advert. With black and white, you can really see who they are. It toned down the commercial interpretation that colour gives. What’s so striking about black and …

MidWeek Updates: Photography Contests…

9.12.19 Well hello! I meant to get this posted yesterday but suffered a power outage. I’m back with some photography online contests. Three to be exact. From October to December. This is for amateurs, professionals…all photographers. Courtesy of Artshow. Credit source: Artshow.com RAW 2020 – 6th Annual Juried Photography Exhibition The Noyes Museum of Art seeks entries for a juried photography exhibition, January 10 – March 29, 2020, at The Noyes Arts Garage in Atlantic City, NJ. Juror’s Choice: $600, Second Place: $350, Third Place: $200, (2) Honorable Mentions: $100. Juror: Lori Waselchuk. Photographers over the age of 18 may apply. Images in any photographic process (analog, digital, mixed media). Images submitted must have been taken within the last 3 years. $30 entry fee. Deadline: October 1, 2019. More info (PDF). Contact: email or call 609-626-3420.     Art Call to Artists and Photographers – 2019 Art-Competition.net announces a call to artists for an online art exhibition. Grant Opportunity: Recipient of the “Christopher E. Burke Fine Art Grant” will receive $300.00. This artist’s creation will become the image of …

Shadow Spotlight: New York Institute of Photography

6.17.19 Hey! New York Institute of Photography is this month’s Shadow Spotlight. Credit source: NY Institute of Photography New York Institute of Photography is a for-profit online school in New York City. which offers several different photography courses for student globally.  The New York Institute of Photography was founded in 1910. In 1910, the Industrial Revolution was in full swing. The world looked to science and technology to make life better and American businesses led the way to that better life with new products, new inventions, and opportunities for people seeking to learn new skills. It was a natural time to start a school to teach the art and science of photography. Here are the courses offered at the Institute Professional Photography Course Fundamentals of Digital Photography Portrait Photography Course Photoshop for Photographers Wedding Photography Course Photojournalism Course Travel Photography Course Nature and Landscape Photography Video Making Course Business for Photographers Graphic Design Course (new) Improve Your Photos After Just One Lesson 4 Licensed by New York State and fully-accredited by the BBB 5 All …