Thursday, September 26, 2013

Friday Night Event

fund raiser
Friday Sept 27th, 6pm-1am
@ The Sparetime
$10 Entry includes one drink ticket
All past and the most current issue of the magazine $10
Bands Start at 10pm
Wet Socks
Make Westing

Volume 6 Infinite Progress

Wednesday, September 25, 2013

Tuesday, September 24, 2013

Photography Internship - Disney

Disney presentation tonight at Trustees Theater, 7:30pm!

Photography Internships Deadline September 27th - apply online at

Photography Internship - Disney Event Group

Company Overview:
Since its opening in 1971, the Walt Disney World Resort near Orlando, FL has grown to feature four theme parks – the Magic Kingdom® Park, Epcot®, Disney’s Hollywood Studios®, and Disney’s Animal Kingdom® Theme Park. In addition, more than 20 themed resort hotels, two water parks, and the Downtown Disney® Area, a daytime and nighttime entertainment complex, are part of the Walt Disney World Resort.

Department Overview:
Disney Creative Media: A part of the Disney Event Group, Disney Creative Media provides photography, video and digital graphics services for Walt Disney World, Disneyland and Aulani convention and leisure guests including Disney Fairy Tale Weddings. Our award-winning professionals are visual storytellers who capture the magic of guest events and create powerful and memorable event content to enhance story and message.
This role supports photography events including weddings, conventions, portraits, youth groups, and internal events as an assistant in the field and in the digital imaging studio. Provide support to photographers and photography team; assist in electronic file management and cataloging; support post production process, burning and duplication, editing and basic retouch; assist with file maintenance and processing; maintain the photography studio, digital imaging studio and equipment storage.

Responsibilities include:
  • Assist with events; setup, on-site printing, and production logistics
    Production logistics may include; riser setup, assisting with lighting, props, reflectors, etc.
  • Maintain the photography studio and digital imaging studio
  • Assist with launching and maintaining websites for events
  • Assist with manual files to ensure good workflow for team
  • Assist with digital file management and cataloging
  • Edit events, basic retouch (cropping, color correction, , removing blemishes, dirt or spots) to prepare for website and printing
  • Support production by, creating labels, burning CD’s/ DVD’s
  • Assist on photography events in the field including conventions, portraits, youth groups and internal WDW events
  • Assist with keeping vendor deliverables list and task list up to date
  • Work with retouch artist and digital graphics team to ensure spotlight located on photography website is updated
  • Ensure images are pulled, prepared, and provided to social media team for blog posts, twitter, etc.
  • Potential Projects: Shoot high profile Disney Icon images for multiple uses (green screen, logos, stock, etc)
  • Potential Projects: Shoot creative detail shots of resorts/parks for multiple uses (backgrounds, albums, stock, etc.)
  • Currently enrolled in a college or university as a Junior or Senior, majoring in photography or related field
  • Photography studio experience or equivalent
  • Understanding of digital cameras; Canon or other professional model
  • Able to work in Windows environments
  • Must be able to work in a fast paced work environment that is deadline oriented
  • Must posses strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Demonstrated strong organizational and coordination skills
  • Proficient understanding of technical skills in digital photography
  • Must have proficient knowledge of Adobe Photoshop
  • Knowledge of Adobe Photoshop Lightroom
  • Must have reliable transportation

**An electronic portfolio is required as part of this application process. A URL link listed on your resume for an online portfolio is preferred, however it may also be uploaded along with your application and should not exceed 3MBs.**
  • Experience in conventions and/or portrait photography
  • Knowledge of Bridge
  • Knowledge of Acdsee, Photoshop CS5, Nik Color Efex Pro 2.0
  • Experience in studio lighting and/or professional flash units
  • Knowledge in digital photo montage development
  • Expertise in Windows and Macintosh environments
  • Photography Portfolio
Leisure and Travel
Internship Eligibility:
  • Must be enrolled in a U.S. college/university taking at least one class in the semester/quarter (spring/fall) prior to participation in the internship program OR currently participating in a Disney College Program or Disney Professional Internship
  • Must be at least 18 years of age
  • Not have already completed two consecutive (spring/fall) College or Professional Internship Programs
  • Must possess unrestricted work authorization
  • Must provide full work availability
  • Must provide own transportation to/from work
  • Current Active Disney cast members must meet Professional Internship transfer guidelines (for Walt Disney World cast members this is no more than four points and one reprimand in the last six months; for Disneyland cast members this is six months of consecutive service and a performance record clear of any disciplinary issues (warnings, suspensions, etc.) for at least six months)

Program Length:
The approximate dates of this internship are January 2014 through June 2014. Interns must be fully available for the duration of the internship.

A limited amount of company-sponsored housing is available on a first-come, first-serve basis.

Application Deadline:
The deadline to apply for this internship is September  27, 2013

Thursday, September 19, 2013

EXPOSURE Photography Competition

What’s this about?

Powered by See.Me, EXPOSURE is an international search for compelling images, awarding over $30,000 in prizes including a New York City Gallery Reception at the Aperture Foundation.
The goal is simple – to find amazing photographic talents and expose them to the world in the most potent way possible. This opportunity is open to photographers of all backgrounds who speak in the language of lenses and aperture.  Photography is power – share your best images with the world and have a chance at life changing awards.  Click Here to Join >>
We’ve worked to build a system for entry that is easy and fluid.  Below is a brief overview of how the competition works.  For more detailed information, visit our Knowledge Base.

Who is Eligible to Enter?

EXPOSURE is open to photographers 18 and older from anywhere in the world!  We are looking for all types of digital and film photography, including (and definitely not limited to): Fashion, Landscape, Travel, Candid, Digitally Manipulated, Artistic / Conceptual, Self-Portrait, and more!   This is your opportunity to capture the moment and share your talent with the world. Click Here to Join >>
See.Me Premium Members join for Free! Already have a See.Me account? Click here to login >>

What are the awards?


An esteemed panel of jurors will review all Premium Entrants and name one Grand Prize photographer to receive:
  • + $10,000 cash grant
    + A Gallery Reception at Aperture Foundation
    + Online feature published by See.Me
    + Printed Feature in the limited edition EXPOSURE 2013 photography book
(Premium Entrants only; determined by the Judges)


One selected photographer will selected from amongst the highest voted entrants and will be deemed the People’s Choice award winner with a $2,500 cash grant and a Dream Getaway to New York City or Paris. (Available to all entrants; determined by public votes.)


One Premium Entrant who registers before March 29, 2013 11:59pm Eastern Time will be chosen by the jurors to receive a $1,000 cash grant, an online feature published by See.Me and a printed feature in the Exposure 2013 photography book. (Premium entrants only; determined by the judges.)


Ten Premium Entrants will be selected by the jurors to each receive a Category Award of $500, a printed feature in the Exposure 2013 photography book as well as an online feature published by See.Me, exposing their work to tens of thousands of the most influential eyes in the photographic and arts communities. The ten categories are: (1) People & Portrait, (2) Documentary / Photojournalism, (3) Cloudscape/Landscape/Aerial/Cityscape, (4) Travel/Vacation, (5) Action & Adventure, (6) Events (Parties, Weddings, Celebrations), (7) Art/Conceptual, (8) Nature (Plants & Animals), (9) Commercial (Fashion, Product & Food), and (10) Analog. (Premium entrants only; determined by the judges.)
Premium Entrants will receive a free See.Me Premium Account along with a “Thank You” package with over $70 in freebies and discounts.
Click Here to Join >>

How do I submit work?

We only accept submissions through our online system. All entrants will receive a free See.Me profile and will be eligible for the People’s Choice Award (does not affect the selection of the juried awards).  Profiles are fully editable (you can change/add images and modify your bio) until the final deadline.
After you complete your submission, you will be sent a confirmation email with your username and a direct link to your profile, which you will be able to start using immediately. Click Here to Join >>
Participants can submit a Basic Entry for $29, or a Premium Entry for $69. There is no limit on the number of submitted photos. For details regarding each entry level, see below.
See.Me Premium Members join for Free! Already have a See.Me account? Click here to login >>

What are the Entry Levels and how much does each cost?

Basic Entry is $29. Basic Entrants are eligible only for the People’s Choice Award.
Premium Entry is $69. Premium Entrants will be reviewed by the judges in consideration for the Grand Prize, Early Entry and Category Awards, including a Photography Exhibition at Aperture Foundation in NYC. Premium Entrants are also eligible for the People’s Choice Award.
Entrants may submit up to 25 photos.
All Premium Entrants will receive a free See.Me Premium Account and a $70 ‘Thank You’ bag of exclusive freebies and discounts from our partners.
See.Me Premium Members join for Free! Already have a See.Me account? Click here to login >>

What are the deadlines?

The Early Entry Deadline is March 29, 2013 11:59pm ET

Premium Entrants who sign up before the Early Entry Deadline will be eligible for the $1,000 Early Entry Award, an online feature, and printed inclusion in the limited edition EXPOSURE 2013 photo book.

The Standard Entry Deadline is April 30, 2013 11:59pm ET

Premium Entrants who join before this date will be among the first to be reviewed in consideration for special features and projects.

The Final Entry Deadline is May 22, 2013 11:59pm ET

All members who join before this date are eligible for the People’s Choice Award. Premium Entrants who join before this time will be considered for the Grand Prize and Category Awards.
At 5pm Eastern Time every day, a number of members will be hand-chosen to be featured across our Facebook, Tumblr, and Twitter.

Abrie Fourie exhibition: "Oblique"

SPESE Conference

SPESE Regional Conference Mad Hatter to Pixel Pushers
October 18-20 Charlotte, NC Light Factory

Some updates on the conference, more details can be found on the conference website as well as the SPESE Facbook page!

SHUTTER 2013: Southeast Regional Juried Student Photography Exhibition will be held in conjunction with the conference. I am very excited to announce our prizes for the show: A select number of artists chosen by the Juror, Brie Castell, will be invited to exhibit work in a future exhibition at the Castell Photography Gallery in Asheville, NC! A very prestigious opportunity for emerging photographers! The exhibition format will be a curated book that will be available for purchase through Work selected for SHUTTER will be revealed in a slideshow of the exhibition during the Saturday night Dance party at the conference! SUBMISSION DEADLINE: FRIDAY, OCTOBER 4TH, MIDNIGHT! No entry fee. See Prospectus (attached) for more info. Spread the word and encourage your students to submit work!
Castell Photography Gallery:

Our Saturday night Mad Hatters Dance Party is shaping up to be a fantastic event! A new addition to the activity schedule: we will have onsite t-shirt screen printing during the Dance Party, the Mad Hatters to Pixel Pushers t-shirt design will be revealed at the conference! Bring your own t-shirt and you can get it screen printed for $5; use one of our t-shirts, $10! During the weekend we will be selling Raffle tickets for a great collection of items, including photographic prints donated by many of our presenters! Raffle tickets will be $2 each or three for $5. The drawing will be held during the Dance Party!

Sunday Portfolio Throwdown! Our conference grand finale! This will be a time to bring your portfolio, grab a table or a floor and share your work with other conference goers. Also during this time we'll have scheduled one-on-one portfolio reviews with presenters from the conference as well as other professionals (see Portfolio Throwdown description on the website for a list of reviewers). You may sign-up for a one-on-one when you check-in at the conference registration table on Thursday evening or Friday morning. There are a limited number of spots available, first come first serve!

We are looking forward to having you all in our wonderful city and to a fantastic conference!
See you soon!
-The Conference Chairs

2013 Southeast Regional Conference,
Mad Hatters to Pixel Pushers: An exploration of photographic methods and makers, from the revival of antiquated photographic processes to contemporary innovations in digital imaging. The 2013 SPE Southeast Regional Conference will be hosted by The Light Factory and UNC Charlotte College of Art and Architecture.

Charlotte, North Carolina, October 18-20, 2013 @ The Light Factory, UNC Charlotte Center City
Keynote Speakers: Dan Estabrook
Featured Speakers: S. Gayle Stevens, David Emmit Adams
Honored Educator: Phil Moody

Wednesday, September 18, 2013

Lexus Design Award

Lexus Design Award
The Lexus Design Award is an international design competition targeting the next generation of innovators around the world. It provides an opportunity for young innovators to showcase their works while receiving feedback from world renowned professionals in the area of design. Lexus welcomes designers from all fields, such as architecture, product design, and fashion. The last day to submit designs is on October 15th.
Two winners will work with a famous designer as a mentor to create prototypes of their designs, which will be exhibited at Lexus Design Amazing 2014 in Milan (a Lexus exhibition space) during Milan Design Week 2014. Each winner will also receive up to $50,000 to cover prototype production cost.
For more details regarding the Lexus Design Award, please visit or please do not hesitate to call me directly at 310-468-2642.
fyi- also- it is not about designing a car;) and it's open to any media-
Nanette Tran
Events and Partnership Marketing Admin
Office: 310-468-2642
Fax: 310-381-6251

Monday, September 16, 2013

Create a bumper for the Savannah Film Festival

Create a bumper for the Savannah Film Festival

The Savannah Film Festival is seeking student-created 30- to 45-second bumpers to open films at this year's festival. Live action, experimental, animation and motion media design approaches are acceptable. Students may wish to consider incorporating SCAD’s 35th anniversary into their productions.

Individuals and teams of up to four people may apply. To apply, email the contest the name, major, year, phone number and SCAD email addresses for all team members by 5 p.m., Friday, Sept. 27.

For more information, email film and television professor Michael Chaney or call 912.525.6468.

The Making, Meaning in the Marketplace Symposium

The Making, Meaning in the Marketplace Symposium
Wednesday September 25, 2013
Jen Library Open House event on Wed . Sept.25th from 3-6pm in conjunction with the Making Meaning Symposium. The Open House event will be feature library materials and services specifically for Fibers, Jewerly and Furniture Design students.
We will have displays of relevant books, periodicals and special collection materials. We will have Digital Image database demos and the American Craft Council librarian Jessica Shaykett will present several new and free databases from the ACC for SCAD students and faculty.
Thursday, September 26, 2013
6pm in the Student Center  - (5:00 if they want to meet the panelists early)
Panel Discussion: Communities: Cultivating Innovation through Cross Sector Collaboration.  Four artist/designers will present the creative communities in which they have cultivated their work.  A moderated discussion will follow.
Presentors: Matt Olson from Rolu (, Rebecca Burgess from Fibershed (, Kate Bordine from Ponyride (, and artist/metalsmith Megan Auman (
Moderator: Perry Price from the American Craft Council
Friday, September 27, 2013
All day in the SCAD Museum - This is only open to students and they MUST register.
Here is where students can register for the charrette -
Each session has a mini blurb about the overall theme and leader, but it is not too descriptive, if they have any questions please ask them to email. 
Students interested in a particular model will have the opportunity to work in a small group with the artist/designers and a SCAD faculty member.  These sessions will be in a think tank/charrette format, geared towards a more in depth discussion about developing a sustainable collaborative community.

 The charrette information  is for students only, but the Thursday Presentations are Open to the Public.

Questions? contact : 
Nell Keyes
Professor of Jewelry
Savannah College of Art and Design®
T: 912.525.8459 – Fax: 912.525.8453 -

Major Connections

Students share their insights at Major Connections lecture

SCAD Museum of Art theater
Friday, Sept. 27
2-3 p.m.

Hear perspectives of current students from various majors as they discuss their work and how it relates to their foundation studies experience. This Major Connections lecture features the following students:
Ross Fish, B.F.A. sound design student
Matt Bobbins, B.F.A. fibers student
Sarah Rose Kelly, B.F.A. sequential art student
This event is free and open to all SCAD ID holders.

For more information and questions, email the School of Foundation Studies.

Sunday, September 15, 2013

paprika southern call for entries 

October call for entries

art, submit, magazine, paprika southern, call for entriesAnnouncing our October call for entries!  Each month we invite our readers to submit artwork to our curated gallery section.  In celebration of the spookiest month of the year, the October theme will be “haunted.”
Jane Eyre was haunted by Bertha Rochester.  Poe’s narrators were haunted by a myriad of beings, from a raven to a knocking heart.  Munch’s screamer appears haunted by we know not what.  What haunts you?  The past, memories, the future…we want to see artwork about hauntings, whether they be psychological, spiritual, or physical.
Only digital submissions will be accepted.  Submitting a piece does not guarantee it will be selected, and by submitting a piece you allow us to publish it and to use it for promotional purposes for the magazine.  We will always credit the artist of every artwork we publish.  To submit, attach up to 3 works to an email to mail(at)paprikasouthern(dot)com with the subject line Haunted Submission, by September 26, with the following information:
  • Artist’s name
  • Title of piece(s) (must match file name)
  • Medium
  • Website (if you would like us to link to you)
  • Hometown
  • (optional) A brief statement about the work
Open to all mediums.  Submissions should be no larger than 12 inches on the shorter side at 150ppi.  Email mail(at)paprikasouthern(dot)com with questions.
We look forward to seeing your work!

Saturday, September 14, 2013

34th annual College and High School Photography Contest

  • Winners will be inducted into Nikon's Emerging Photographers Hall of Fame
  • All Winners, Honorable Mentions and Finalists published in the book
    Best of College & High School Photography 2014
[ Click Here to Enter Your Images ]

EARLY Entry Deadline:
October 14, 2013

($4.95 per photo)
FINAL Entry Deadline:
November 18, 2013

($5.95 per photo)

FIRST PLACE :: COLLEGE :: $2,000 cash grant
PLUS Nikon D7100 camera and lens system
FIRST PLACE :: HIGH SCHOOL :: $2,000 cash grant
PLUS Nikon D7100 camera and lens system
SECOND PLACE :: COLLEGE :: $1,000 cash grant
SECOND PLACE :: HIGH SCHOOL :: $1,000 cash grant
THIRD PLACE :: COLLEGE :: $500 cash grant
THIRD PLACE :: HIGH SCHOOL :: $500 cash grant
5 FOURTH PLACE AWARDS :: COLLEGE :: Five $100 grants
5 FOURTH PLACE AWARDS :: HIGH SCHOOL :: Five $100 grants
All Honorable Mentions will be listed in the May 2014 issue of Photographer’s Forum magazine and will receive a certificate of outstanding merit.

The top 16 winning photos will be published in the May 2014 issue of Photographer's Forum and entered into Nikon's Emerging Photographers Hall of Fame. All contest finalists, top 8% of all entries, will be published in the hardcover book Best of College & High School Photography 2014.
  • Early entry fee is $4.95 per photo entered.
    (uploaded or postmarked on or before October 14, 2013)
  • Final entry fee is $5.95 per photo entered.
    (all entries must be uploaded or postmarked on or before November 18, 2013)
  • Rights remain with photographer.
  • Subject matter is open.

Photographer's Forum Magazine is published by Serbin Communications, Inc.
Our 34th ANNUAL SPRING PHOTOGRAPHY CONTEST, open to all amateur photographers, will be launching in early 2014. We hope you will remain an e-mail subscriber so we can notify you when the time comes. Thank You!

Friday, September 6, 2013

Associate Photo Editor Position

WebMD is looking for one Associate Photo Editor. This is a great chance for an ambitious, rock-star creative to get onboard with the most trusted brand in America (no kidding). The Editorial Content Development team is an amazing group of people who all tend to stay at WebMD for years - many have been here for over 10 years! It’s a great environment to hone one’s creative chops, with lots of opportunity for advancement within the organization. This is an entry-level position with a VERY competitive salary and great benefits.

Primary Duties
•Under direct supervision from Senior Photo Editor, manage, edit and produce daily thumbnails and other site images.
◦Fulfill daily thumbnail needs as requested in thumbnail database. Match compelling imagery with teasers and related editorial content.
◦Edit, adjust, crop images in Adobe CS to generate site ready images
◦Upload site-ready images to content management system.
◦Update same database with searchable records of fulfilled thumbnail arrays.

• Purchase, process and upload of site-ready images to content management system
◦Purchase and license photography from vendors.
◦Use Photoshop to color-correct, resize, crop, and optimize final, site-ready images.
◦Upload to content management system final site-ready images for assets such as slideshows, quizzes, assessments, recipes, and other page-view assets.

•Ingest into Digital Asset Manager all new sources images, for thumbnails and PV assets, and accurately input meta-data to ensure source images are searchable and reusable.

•Under direct supervision from Senior Photo Editor, assist with preliminary image research and editing for slideshows, interactive quizzes and assessments, and mobile apps.

Required skills
                * Working knowledge of Photoshop, Indesign and Microsoft Office (primarily Word)
                * Keen attention to detail (it’s a Web company so one mistake = broken link)
                * Time management skills
                * Ability to juggle multiple projects, albeit consistently the same types of projects.

Any prior experience working in a creative and/or production environment such as news, publishing, advertising, design, marketing, catalog, online publishing, stock photo or some such field that requires skill with imagery is a major plus. Previous graphic design experience or training is also a big plus.

Apply for this position through the SCAD Job Portal, which is located on the Career Success tab in MySCAD, If you haven't already signed up for the new portal, you should!

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