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Deadline May 15th: Daylight Photo Awards 2012

Daylight Magazine
Call for Entries: Daylight Photo Awards 2012
Deadline: Tuesday, May 15, 2012 at 8:00 pm ET
Fee: $40 per portfolio (4 portfolios max)

“Daylight is a non-profit organization dedicated to publishing art and photography via our book, magazine, and multimedia programs. By exploring the documentary mode along with the more conceptual concerns of fine-art, Daylight’s uniquely collectible publications work to revitalize the relationship between art, photography, and the world-at-large.”

2012 JURY

1 Daylight Photo Award recipient wins:

  • $1000 Cash prize
  • Solo exhibition at the Daylight Project Space
  • Feature in Daylight Magazine
  • Daylight Multimedia podcast production
  • Complete set of Daylight Books (published to date)

5 Juror Picks win:

  • Portfolio feature in group Daylight Multimedia production
  • Copy of Photographs Not Taken: A Collection of Photographers’ Essays”

Submit on line here: https://daylight.slideroom.com.

Deadline March 31st: Call for Entries “Change of Pace”

Detroit Center for Contemporary Photography
Call for Entries: Change of Pace
Deadline: Saturday, March 31, 2012

Participation is open to all artists working photographically, amateur and professional.  Entries must be recent works that have not been exhibited in any previous DCCP main gallery show.

David Bram, a fine art photographer and the editor, founder, and curator of Fraction Magazine.


  • Each accepted participant will be included in the print exhibition, the online gallery exhibition, and the printed catalogue.
  • Best in Show – $150 cash prize, a one-year individual membership to DCCP, plus a free (three-image) submission to a future call for entries show at the DCCP.
  • 2 Honorable Mentions – A free (three image) submission to a future call for entries show at the DCCP

Entry Fee

  • There is a non-refundable $20 fee for up to three entries for members in good standing and full-time students, non-members: $25. Up to three additional entries may be submitted at $5 for each entry (both members and non-members). Entry forms or download here at detroitccp.org
  • Applicants signing up for membership at the time they submit will receive the automatic discounted entry fee. Membership application form is available in the entry form packet (above) or for download at detroitccp.org
  • Check or money order should be made payable to Detroit Center for Contemporary Photography.

Entry Procedure

  • Images will be juried by Jpegs in a .pdf document burned to a CD. Save images as Jpegs (4”x6” at 300 ppi), with the naming convention of (Last Name, number that matches the application form – for example Smith01, Smith02, etc). Merge all files into a single .pdf document and burn to a CD.
  • Contact information should be on the CD and CD case. Include a SASE for return of materials if desired to have materials returned.
  • Late submissions or substitute images will not be accepted.
  • Deadline for submission: Received by March 31, 2012
  • Mail submission to:
    Detroit Center for Contemporary Photography
    PO Box 522
    Birmingham, Michigan 48012-0522

Deadline March 18th: Jennifer Schwartz Gallery Roundtable Review in Atlanta

Jennifer Schwartz Gallery is pleased to announce the first Roundtable Review
Held at the Jennifer Schwartz Gallery
Atlanta, Georgia
May 6–7, 2011

Deadline for submissions: Friday, March 18, 2011

“The Roundtable Review is an opportunity for fine art photographers to present their portfolio to a panel of three reviewers, representing three areas of the photographic community — the gallery, the publisher, and the online presence.  The Roundtable Review is a juried review, and twenty photographers will be chosen to participate. Each participant will have a 30-minute session with the three panelists and receive feedback on their work.

At the end of the two-day event, participants will socialize and network with the panelists and fellow reviewees at an evening cocktail party at the Jennifer Schwartz Gallery.  Additionally, the panelists will vote on a first place review prize, and the winner will receive an exhibition opportunity at the Jennifer Schwartz Gallery.

Guidelines for submission:
• An artist bio and a short description of the work
• 5-10 jpegs (100dpi and 6 inches at the longest dimension) sent in a zip folder (preferred) or as email attachments

Email submissions to submissions@jenniferschwartzgallery.com. There is a $25 non-refundable submission fee. You may mail a check to the gallery at

Jennifer Schwartz Gallery
75 Bennett Street, suite K2
Atlanta, Georgia 30309

Or request a PayPal invoice to pay by credit card. Payment must be received by the deadline of March 18th  for your submission to be considered.

Accepted participants will be notified by Wednesday, March 23.  The cost of the review is $250.

About the Reviewers

Jennifer Schwartz is the owner of Jennifer Schwartz Gallery, located in Atlanta, Georgia.  Jennifer Schwartz Gallery is a fine art photography gallery promoting talented, original and emerging photographers as well as established contemporary photographers. Through regular rotating exhibitions, educational artist talks and the representation of gifted and unique up-and-coming photographers, the gallery aims to enhance awareness of the rich variety of photographic talent.

Jennifer Schwartz is originally from Richmond, Virginia, and has her BA from Colgate University and her MA from Georgia State University.  The owner of a successful commercial photography business for ten years, she opened her gallery in 2009 to give Atlanta’s thriving photography community a venue to showcase the work of emerging photographers. Focused on taking a fresh, enthusiastic approach to the traditional photography gallery, the Jennifer Schwartz Gallery is committed to working collaboratively with other photographic entities and to building community both locally and through online venues.

David Bram is a fine art photographer and the editor, founder, and curator of Fraction Magazine, an online venue dedicated to fine art photography, showcasing the work of both emerging and very established fine art photographers.  Fraction Magazine was founded in 2008 and is currently on its 23rd issue.

David Bram has been reviewing portfolios at various events including Review LA, Review Santa Fe, PhotoNOLA, Atlanta Celebrates Photography, and FotoFest.  He was also a juror for Review Santa Fe in 2010 as well as a juror for Critical Mass in 2009 and 2010.

Alexa Dilworth is the Publishing Director/Editor at the Center for Documentary Studies at Duke University.  She has a B.A. and an M.A., both in English, from the University of Florida, and an M.F.A. in creative writing from the Iowa Writers’ Workshop at the University of Iowa.  In 1995, she was hired by the Center for Documentary Studies (CDS) at Duke University to work for DoubleTake magazine, where she held the position of proofreader, managing editor, and then executive editor.  She was also hired as the managing editor of the CDS books program at that time and has coordinated the editorial, design, and production work for every CDS book since 1996.  She is the publishing director at CDS, and also runs the Awards program, which includes the Daylight/CDS Photo Awards, the CDS/Honickman First Book Prize in Photography, and 25 Under 25: Up-and-Coming American Photographers, among others.

CDS Books at the Center for Documentary Studies are works of creative exploration by writers and photographers who convey new ways of seeing and understanding human experience in all its diversity — books that tell stories, challenge our assumptions, awaken our social conscience, and connect life, learning, and art.”


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