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MidWeek Updates: FMOPA 2019 Photo Competition

2.27.19 Good morning all! I just came across this while I was getting the Where To post together. If you read the segment Saturday, Where To made a stop in Tampa Bay, Florida. The Florida Museum of Photographic Arts was one of the places featured. For anyone interested, they have a photo competition. The deadline dated is April 6, so you do have time to enter. Here is the information from their website… Credit source: Florida Museum of Photographic Arts (FMOPA)       Cost to enter: $10 Cost to vote: $1 per vote w/5 vote minimum Deadline for entries: April 6, 2019 / midnight Winners announced: May 4, 2019 Exhibition dates: June 1 – July 23, 2019   Categories:  People and Portraits Places, Landscapes, and Drone Photography Nature, Science, and Animals Documentary/Social and Political Photojournalism Still Life Abstract Photography Conceptual Photography   To know more information, to enter, or vote, go to http://mulabula.com/splash/fmopa.html.    Featured & other images: Roadtrippers, Ronen Tivony, and Anna Murray

Shadow Spotlight: Michael W. Thomas

2.18.19 Hey everyone! A new week has arrived and I have someone I like you to meet. His name is Micheal W. Thomas, a friend of the family and a really good photographer and February’s Shadow Spotlight. Here I’ve talked with Mr. Thomas about his love of photography… Can you recall a time when you first held a camera? As a youth probably my sister’s Brownie camera, my dad was reluctant to let me handle his. When did you know you wanted to be a photographer? I had an interest when I was young, my dad bought me a camera kit where I had to assemble a camera and maybe took a few shots with it. We were provided a camera in my Humanities course in High School for a project. I, of course, wanted to be photographer following around our 3 kids, but it was 3 years ago that I became very interested and had a dear friend give me some lessons and I was smitten. What do you want people to learn when …

Wknd Updates: Calling All Photographers!

2.16.19 Hello! The weekend has finally arrived. I thought we wouldn’t make it, but thank goodness we did. Photographers…this is for you courtesy of Artshow… Credit source: Artshow Lab.12 Art Prize Malamegi Lab announces a call to artists for a juried art exhibition, May 2019 in Milan. Awards: 5000,00€ total value. The following types of works are admitted: Painting, Sculpture, Photography, Mixed media, Digital, Video, Graphics, Net art, other (all visual works that can be reproduced through a picture are allowed). The contest is addressed to professional and amateur artists, graphic designers, painters, photographers, etc. from all over the world. 40€. Deadline: February 20, 2019. More info. Contact: email   7th Annual Midwest Photo Emerge The Midwest Center for Photography in Wichita, Kansas seeks entries for the 7th annual Emerge competition, April 5-22, 2019. Juror: Linda Robinson, Gallery Director, MWCP. We are looking to give one $250 Emerge Fellowship Award and exhibition opportunities to emerging photographers. Build your exhibition record, compete for a space in the gallery and the chance to be designated as the 2019 emerging photographer, and receive one-year …

Best of 2018: Photography

12.28.18 Happy Friday…last Friday 2018 that is! We are now looking towards best of 2018 in photography. I’ve been a fan of the World Photography Organisation’s Sony World Photography Awards and this year is no different. Take a look at this link for 2018’s Winner’s Gallery, along with The Guardian, and Expert‘s 20 Young Photographers 2018.    Sony’s World Photography Awards 2018 http://www.worldphoto.org/sony-world-photography-awards/winners-galleries/2018-1   The Guardian The Best Photographs Of 2018 -and the Stories Behind Them http://www.theguardian.com/media/2018/dec/27/best-photographs-2018-and-stories-behind-them   Expert Photography’s 20 Young Photographers 2018 expertphotography.com/contemporary-photographers-2018/ Not a lot with photography, but these amazing photos make up for it!   Featured image: Unsplash

Wknd Update: Photography…Beginners, Classes, & Workshops

12.22.18 Hello everyone! The weekend is here and this post is to all the photographers. If you live in the Atlanta, Georgia area, Atlanta School of Photography is the place to seek. I have featured this photography school before, but I’m featuring it again. If you go to their website, they have classes, workshops, tutorials. I’ll put one class, just to give you a peek at what they have for you, plus a video about ASOP. Credit source: Atlanta School of Photography   Here is a class for beginners, I did emit out the not so important things so you can focus on the really important stuff! FOR BEGINNERS… Photo 1 $165.00   Can’t fit four weeks? Check out Photo 1 Express Get off AUTO and become a better photographer in four weeks! Learn how to freeze motion for sports photography, have the perfect aperture for a portrait, and an immaculate ISO for landscapes.    Learn how to take your camera off the AUTO setting and learn the best technique to match your vision. Master the mechanics …

Weeknd Update: Calling All Photographers!

11.24.18 Hello…late entry for today, but this will make up for it. This is for those who want to up their game in photography. Thanks to Art Show.  Credit source: Art Show Photographic call for entry “diptych” A Smith Gallery in Johnson City, TX seeks entries for a juried photography exhibition, January 18 to March 10, 2019. Thirty to thirty-five images will be selected for the exhibition. A Blurb full-color catalog of the exhibit with all the accepted entries will be available for purchase. Awards are $325 for Juror’s Award, $250 for Director’s Award, discretionary Director Honorable Mentions each receiving an exhibition catalog and $100 for Visitors’ Award. Juror: Kevin Tully. Photographers of all levels are invited to submit work reflecting the theme “diptych.” $38 for the first 5 images, and $7 for each additional image. Deadline: December 3, 2018. More info. Contact: email or call 512-422-4080.     LACDA “Snap to Grid” Open Call, every entry shown! The Los Angeles Center for Digital Art seeks artists for an un-juried international exhibit featuring digital art and photography December 13, 2018 – January …

MidWeek Update: Photography Competitions for 2019

11.7.18 Hello everybody! It is been quiet this week, but I’ve always managed to find some great things to pass along to you. Like three photography competition for 2019. Thanks to Photo Contest Insider. Credit source: Photo Contest Insider International ContestHonouring Fine Art Photography5th Edition / 2018 – 2019 FINAL DEADLINE IS FEBRUARY 10TH, 2019ENTER NOW, DON’T MISS YOUR CHANCE   You are invited to participate in5th Fine Art PhotographyAwards, first contest celebratingfine art photography. The competition is open to everyone, amateurs and professionals alike. Entries are welcome from any country in the world. Your work will be judged by an international panel of high profile photographers.  The winners of the Professional and Amateur sections will receive the titles: Professional Fine Art Photographer of the Year, Amateur Fine Art Photographer of the Year and $5000 in cash prizes.  The Judges are… Daria Belikova Mira Nedyalkova Kirill Ovchinnikov and many more     The prizes AMATEUR Grand Prize Winnerwill receive $2000 Title: Amateur Fine ArtPhotographer of the Year Showcasedat the Winners Gallery InternationalPress and Publicity PROFESSIONAL Grand …