Thursday, January 29, 2015

Friday, January 30 Lecture

SCAD MOA Theater 2pm, Friday, January 30
Jeff Schmuki
Wendy Deschene


call for submissions

It's All On Paper, a Fine Arts club at SCAD Savannah, is hosting a juried exhibition called, "Ubiquitous Forms." Ubiquitous meaning, "existing or being everywhere at the same time."

We are looking for student and faculty submissions encompassing all disciplines!

All form of 2-D and 3-D physical art is accepted.
Entry fee is $15/unlimited entries.
Drop off (with entry fee) is at Wallin Hall in Room 201, Monday - Thursday from 2 - 8 p.m. 
Deadline for submissions is February 16, 2015. 

You can contact It's All On Paper at or you!

Sarah Dinnocenzo
It's All On Paper

Tuesday, January 27, 2015

University Photography Teaching Position

ART: Assistant or Associate Professor of Photography
click link above for details
The University of Texas – Rio Grande Valley is seeking applications for a full-time, tenured/ tenure track – Assistant or Associate Professor in the Art Department to develop and enhance visual studies in the photography area of the university with an emphasis on collaboration and multi-disciplinary approaches. The rank will be determined by qualification and years of experience.

Friday, January 23, 2015

The Curator , call for submissions

The Curator 2015 is open for submissions. Six fine-art photographers will have their work exhibited in a group show with an opening reception in New York City this summer, and their work will be published in the July issue of PDN , in addition to an extended online gallery.

One grand-prize winner will receive $3,500 , and all six photographers will receive a $200 gift card from B&H , a $250 gift card to Moab Paper , a VIP Expo Pass to PhotoPlus Expo in New York City, and a PHOTO+ logoPremium Portfolio Membership.

Visit for all information on how to enter. Visit to see last year's winning artists.

Thursday, January 22, 2015

Monica Merva at Pinnacle Gallery Opening - January 22nd 6PM

Monika Merva is an award-winning, New York-based photographer who is most inspired by the people and landscapes that surround her. A SCAD alumna (M.F.A., photography, 1998), Merva has enjoyed an illustrious career that has included group and solo exhibitions around the world. Her work is featured in such major public collections as the Brooklyn Museum, New York; the George Eastman House, Rochester, New York; and The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, Texas.

In the "Origins of Emotions" series, Merva depicts people, nature and still lifes that offer viewers quiet and intimate moments of contemplation. Seeking to preserve memories of loved ones and moments, she searches, in her own words, for "beauty in the ordinary — surprises in the commonplace." Through February 6th.
Reception:  Thursday, Jan. 22, 6-7:30 p.m.
Pinnacle Gallery
Savannah, GA
320 E. Liberty St.

Tuesday, January 20, 2015

Silver and Ink Call For Entry 2015

The call for entry instructions for this year's Silver and Ink Exhibition can be found at the pages tab at the top of this page or at the link below.

Please follow the directions closely. Entries that do not follow the directions will not be considered. 

Saturday, January 17, 2015


A temporary exhibition of Public Art that seeks to show artists who are working in the Southeast region of The United States.
Sponsored by the Mercer University Art Department and the Knight Foundation

Dates of exhibition: March 20 - August14th, 2015
Opening reception March 20.
Location: Tattnall Square Park in Macon, Georgia.

$1000 stipend plus 1st, 2nd, 3rd place awards!
Open to artists who reside in the Southeast United States.

Application deadline: 11 p.m., Sat., February 14, 2015.

Download full prospectus at:
Information about the park:
Send materials or questions to:

Friday, January 16, 2015

Call for Entry

American Photography 31

American Photography 31 Call For Entries OPEN.

Deadline January 23, 2015.

THE JURY A panel of esteemed photo editors will meet in NYC to select the year's best images.

ABOUT AI-AP Call For Entries
The AI-AP juried annuals, offering high visibility and well-derserved recognition where is matters most, are still published in all their large-format, luxurious, hardcover glory, staying true to their founding principles of lavishly showcasing commissioned and personal work that's ahead of its time, while honoring the publications, creatives and agencies that insist on assigning original, thought-provoking work. Students and schools are also celebrated right along side established and emerging artists. The celebrated AI-AP juried annuals are the first and foremost go-to resourse for art directors, designers, photo editors and art buyers who insist on asigning only the best original, thoughtful and compelling pictures.
For over 30 years American Illustration and American Photography have done two things very well: Honor great work; and connect the winning Illustrators and photographers to assigning creatives. Our simple mission has been successful by inviting an impassioned, exclusive jury of top art directors, photo editors, designers and art buyers to select the wining images and designing one-of-kind hardcover books that generously present the best work one image per page. See list of current JURIES. The result are two well-curated, beautifully designed, large-format annuals, regarded as the books of record and exclusive resources for art, photo and design professionals who insist on assigning only the finest photographers and illustrators working today. See list of PAST JURORS, DESIGNERS and BOOKS.

The winning collections are presented in both PRINT and DIGITAL media, for expanded exposure and utmost catchet.

Submit your best work to be presented in the hardcover BOOKS, one image per page.

View the current volumes here AP30 and AI33

The winning collections are also presented ONLINE with contact info and credtis in the AP ARCHIVE, AI ARCHIVE and in our enhanced AP eBOOK and AI eBOOK available to sample or buy on iTunes.

AI-AP has since expanded its mission through a series of popular, daily newsletters: Pro Photo Daily, DART: Design Arts Daily, Motion Arts Pro, Dispatches From Latin America and coming soon, Profiles. The newsletters cover industry news and events while featuring winners from the AI-AP competitions.

AI-AP also proudly produces two annual events, the highly-anticipated book launch PARTY and BIG TALK symposium, that bring the creative community together over two days of talks, networking and celebrating in November. See pictures and video of past events on our EVENTS pages.

Thursday, January 15, 2015

Jagrut Raval

From Burning Time
Recent M.F.A. alumnus Jagrut Raval has been making some interesting art work. Last fall he was in a public exhibit and event Swarming Time, A site specific public art installation on building facade of Hilton Garden Inn, Downtown Indianapolis as part of the festival- Art in Odd Places-Indianapolis, USA. See the images and video below.

Currently Jagrut is fulfilling a three month residency at Red Gate Residency Beijing, China. You can see what Jagrut has been up to in China by following his Instagram and at Red Gate Residency's Facebook page.

Images below are from Swarming Time


Lectures: SCAD Museum of Art theater, Jan. 16-17, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Reception: SCAD Museum of Art lobby, Saturday, Jan. 17, 5-7 p.m

Hone your 3-D modeling and design skills at RhinoDAYs

Discover the principles of designing interactivity and incorporate your newfound skills into your career. At the RhinoDAYs conference, you will learn about the evolving transitions of design environments in Rhino and Grasshopper.

Presenters will share stories from their professional fields — from marine design to product and furniture developing, set designs and artful architecture — and explain how to use 3-D modeling and design in real-life projects.

If you are a student or a professor, you will receive a Rhino 5 educational license for commercial use. The license will be distributed at the entrance of the event on Saturday, Jan. 17.

Learn more and register for RhinoDAYs for the sale price of $100. For more information, email Jay Song or Marianne Wolc.

Tuesday, January 13, 2015

PDN Annual Call for Entries

The PDN Photo Annual recognizes the best in advertising, editorial, photo books, photojournalism, sports, stock and more. Over $40,000 in awards and prizes! Submit by February 3.
Enter Today!
PDN Photo Annual 2015: IMAGE © Michael Nichols/<i>National Geographic</i>
Be a part of the number one photo competition of the year!
Last year's gallery featured work shot for international ad agencies, including BBH, BBDO, Brunner, DDB, Publicis and Y&R; editorials for National Geographic, New York, People, Vanity Fair and WIRED; books from Aperture, Kehrer-Verlag and TASCHEN, and photojournalism entries from Agence France-Presse, The New York Times, Reportage by Getty Images and TIME.
All winning photographers and the creative team will be honored in the June issue of PDN and the highly-anticipated online gallery. Winners will also be invited to celebrate at the Photo Annual Party in New York City in June. We hope to see you there!
Please visit for all information on how to enter. You can see last year's gallery at
If you need any assistance in preparing entries, please contact

Monday, January 12, 2015

We are happy to announce that the School of Fashion and the United Student Forum are hosting the first ever Senior Collaboration Night!

USF acts a liaison between administration and students.

There is great potential for collaboration at SCAD especially within the Design, Fashion, and Fine Arts schools. Based on recent work, flourishing collaborations have emerged between the School of Communication, School of Fashion, and Digital Media departments. So we are excited to host this event in such a spirit.

At this event all fashion/accessories seniors will have the opportunity to display their senior work. They are seeking juniors and seniors from the invited majors to attend in the hopes of forming creative teams, as they look ahead to producing and showing their senior collections in spring. 

We would be thrilled if you would encourage your photography junior and senior students to attend. And forward this message to the appropriate faculty.

Senior Collaboration Night
Friday, January 16
Eckburg Hall, 7pm

Invitations have been sent to the following majors at SCAD:

Fashion Design
Fashion Marketing and Management
Motion Media
Graphic Design

We ask that all students come prepared with professional portfolios of their work. This will be an informal meet and greet that will hopefully spark new collaborations from students across the schools!

Thank you so much,

Meg Nagle
The United Student Forum

Please send all detailed questions to School of Fashion Representative Alex Mesterton-Gibbons,

Talk. Listen. Respond.
The United Student Forum
Office of Student Involvement
Student Center
SCAD - The University for Creative Careers

Friday, January 9, 2015

Win a Nikon D810 or Canon 5D Mark III DSLR

We’re back with another big giveaway as a thank you to the readers of this blog. This time the prize is quite big: one lucky winner will choose between a free Nikon D810 worth $3,000 and a Canon 5D Mark III worth $3,100.

These cameras are 36.3MP and 22.3MP (respectively) full frame cameras that are great for both casual shooting and serious photo work.

Entering is Super Easy

As always, entering this giveaway is a piece of cake. All you need to do is leave a comment below that answers the following question:
What is your favorite brand in the photography industry?
That’s it! A simple comment will give you one entry in this giveaway.

“Like” Us for Bonus Entries

We’re back with another big giveaway as a thank you to the readers of this blog. This time the prize is quite big: one lucky winner will choose between a free Nikon D810 worth $3,000 and a Canon 5D Mark III worth $3,100.

These cameras are 36.3MP and 22.3MP (respectively) full frame cameras that are great for both casual shooting and serious photo work.

Entering is Super Easy

As always, entering this giveaway is a piece of cake. All you need to do is leave a comment that answers the following question: (click the link below)
What is your favorite brand in the photography industry?
That’s it! A simple comment will give you one entry in this giveaway.

“Like” Us for Bonus Entries

Leaving multiple comments will disqualify you from this giveaway… unless you “like” us on Facebook:
If you like our page, feel free to leave up to 5 comments with 5 different brands. All of the comments will be counted as entries to this giveaway.

Additional Details

This giveaway will end in one week on Tuesday, January 13th, 2015 at 9pm PST. Soon afterward, one entry will be randomly selected and announced here in this post.
The camera can be shipped anywhere, so we welcome international entries as well! Thanks again for reading PetaPixel, and good luck in this giveaway!


Uline seeks a Photographer

Photographer - CORP

Uline – Shipping Supply Specialists

"The people I work with are as passionate as I am."
"I came to Uline for a job. Instead, I found a career."

Uline is North America's leading distributor of shipping, packaging and industrial supplies. We're a family-owned company known for our incredible customer service and quality products. Our people make the difference.

We're looking for the best and brightest to take our Creative department to the next level. If you have passion and expertise in direct marketing, catalog and direct mail design, creative design, graphic design, marketing communications, or industrial copywriting, Uline is the company for you. Click here to learn more.


Uline seeks a Photographer at its Corporate Headquarters in Pleasant Prairie, WI.

  • Shoot in-house, high-resolution product photos within tight deadlines.
  • Collaborate with photo director to shoot concept photos from approved sketches.
  • Identify and recommend photo retouching and digital manipulation.
  • Develop working knowledge of internal image database.
  • Operate and maintain photography equipment.
  • Bachelor's degree.
  • 5 to 7 years commercial photography experience. Current portfolio a must.
  • Extensive knowledge of cameras, lighting, composition and photo styling.
  • Experience shooting product, landscape and candid photography.
  • Proficient in Adobe Photoshop. InDesign and Illustrator experience a plus.
  • Available for occasional overnight travel, late nights and weekends.
  • Able to lift up to 70 lbs.
  • Complete insurance coverage – medical, dental, vision, life.
  • 401(k) with company match.
  • Generous paid time off.
  • Tuition reimbursement.
  • 3 bonus programs.
  • Click here to learn more.
EOE M/F/Vet/Disability

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Add to job cart and HauteLook job opportunity

Job Description

At and HauteLook, we strive to empower shoppers through choice and discovery of the hottest fashion at great prices.  At the intersection of technology, fashion and design, we value employees who have great in-“sites” to fashion and e-commerce, act fast, think creatively and embody our entrepreneurial spirit.

Our fast-paced, dynamic culture attracts creative, passionate individuals with a determined, entrepreneurial spirit.  Work hard and play hard in a fun and casual work environment in Culver City- in our brand new, state-of-the-art Photo Studio.
  • Light and shoot on figure photography of styled products on models
  • Photograph models in studio and on location
  • Capture the functionality, features, benefits, and uniqueness of individual products
  • Consistently produce digital images that are within HauteLook’s established standards, which can quickly be edited and made web-ready
  • Work well with a team of stylists daily to ensure the delivered product is styled efficiently and correctly
  • Ensure a high level of consistent technical quality and aesthetics for all photography created and distributed by the studio
  • Maintain the workflow that ensures completing the daily production requirements
  • Follow HauteLook’s styling and shoot guides set into place to ensure catalog consistency
  • Manage exceptions to images for timely correction and partner with in-house retouching team
  • Work closely with photo shoot director for editorial concepts and execution
  • Maintain photo equipment and cleanliness of studio
  • 2 year degree in digital photography preferred
  • 2+ years of digital studio experience or equivalent
  • Provide a portfolio of original work
  • Experience with Canon photography equipment and Profoto lighting equipment
  • Proficient in CaptureOne Software (5 or 6 a plus)
  • Proficient with Photoshop CS4 and CS5
  • Excellent knowledge of Mac
  • Self-starter, with a strong sense of teamwork in a fast-paced, high volume, deadline-driven environment
  • Excellent organization and communication skills required
We’ve got you covered…

We offer a comprehensive benefits package that includes medical, vision and dental coverage, a fabulous merchandise discount, an employer-matched 401(k) plan, a profit-sharing plan and much more.

We are an equal opportunity employer committed to providing a diverse environment.

This job description is intended to describe the general nature of the work employees can expect within this particular job classification. It is certainly not a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required for this job.

Wednesday, January 7, 2015

Photography Now 2015, the Center for Photography at Woodstock’s annual call for entries.




Apply now!
Photography Now 2015, the Center for Photography at Woodstock’s annual call for entries. Eight to ten photographers will be selected to be featured in the group exhibition in CPW’s gallery from April 18 – June 14, 2015.
This year CPW has invited David Bram, founder and curator of Fraction Magazine to select the winning entries!

Additionally one photographer will be selected for the Directors’ Purchase Prize in which a print is purchased for CPW‘s Permanent Print Collection, and each selected photographer will also receive a complimentary portfolio review on
David Bram is the editor, founder, and curator of Fraction Magazine, an online venue dedicated to fine art and contemporary photography. Fraction Magazine brings together diverse bodies of work by established and emerging artists from around the globe. Fraction Magazine was founded in 2008, is published on a monthly basis, and has shown portfolios from more than 300 photographers. David is also the co-creator of Flash Powder Projects. Through workshops and invite-only retreats, Flash Powder Projects gives photographers valuable knowledge and guidance on how to move their careers forward, establish goals for their work, and develop plans to launch photographic projects.
David Bram has reviewed portfolios at over 20 national events including Review Santa Fe, Fotofest, PhotoLucida, PhotoNOLA, Atlanta Celebrates Photography, Medium, and Filter. He was a juror for Review Santa Fe in 2010 as well as a frequent juror for Critical Mass.  He was a reviewer at Fotofest Moscow in August 2011 and a curator at the Lishui Photography Festival in China in November 2011. In September 2010, David was the recipient of the Griffin Museum of Photography’s Rising Star Award.
CPW’s annual Photography Now exhibition celebrates the plurality of photography. From traditional to digital, all photographic techniques and approaches are welcome. Straight photography, fine art, narrative, documentary, landscape, social issues, still life, mixed media incorporating photography, photographic installations, and digital imaging and collages – are all eligible!
Selected artists will have their work exhibited in CPW’s gallery from April 18 – June 14, 2015.
One print by a photographer from the exhibition will be chosen and purchased for CPW’s Permanent Print Collection, held at the Samuel Dorsky Museum of Art at SUNY New Paltz. CPW’s Collection holds over 1,750 works of art by such program artists as Larry Fink, Robert Heiniken, David Maisel, Mary Ellen Mark, Lilo Raymond, and Steven Shore, amongst others!
Past Purchase Prize recipients include Lucas Foglia, Thomas Jackson, Ilona Szwarc, among others.
Results will be announced on March 2, 2015. Selected participants will be given instructions on how, when, and what to send for exhibition.
  • 6, 10, or 20 images (uploaded to CAFE specifications)*
  • Artist Statement (up to 2 pages) or Bio (up to 1 page)
  • Appropriate entry fee
  • Proof of eligibility for students and seniors (age 65 and up)
*Image upload instructions provided by CALLFORENTRY.ORG once you are a registered user. Exhibition print sizes will not determine eligibility, however will be considered when selecting the number of framed pieces that will be included in the exhibition.
$50 for 6 images*
$60 for 10 images
$100 for 20 images
*$30 for Students/Seniors with proof of status for 6 images. For Student/Senior discount coupon code, email with proof of eligibility. Note: The additional entry fees are not applicable for student/seniors using discount code. The maximum number of images that can be submitted with the discount,  is 6.
For Students: Send a copy of the front and back of your current validated student i.d. confirming full-time enrollment (dates must be visible.) If I.D. is not dated,  send a copy of unofficial transcripts along with the front and back of student I.D.
For Seniors: (Individuals 65 years or older) Please send a copy of any government issued i.d. that shows your birth date.
All entrants to Photography Now 2015 will receive a one year CPW membership. Entrants who are currently members will have their membership renewed for one additional year.

A-Town Photo Contest

How Do you See Savannah?
While all eyes were fixed on rising skyscrapers
towering above, Helen's lens was with the people below;
forever preserving the long-lost days before modern,
urban America had to grow up.
The A-Town Get Down Photo Contest celebrates
Levitt's New York then, by calling for views of your
Savannah today. Submit your images before January 15,
2015, to have your work seen by a panel of esteemed,
influential experts in the field of photography. Your work
could be chosen to be recognized ata public reception
at or before the A· Town Get Down, 2015.

5th Annual Photo Competition

  1. Grand Prize Winner: Art Residency - One month paid apartment in freak chapel 80 km from Prague, plus 500 USD cash.
  2. Special Prize Winner, sponsored by Greisen Gallery: Your own photo exhibition in Prague and a vase from an original Bohemian glass factory.
  3. FotoVideo Magazine Winner: Custom print book of your photographs and a photographers profile in FotoVideo Magazine.
  4. All winners and their work will be featured in Wall Gallery Teplice (panels 100'' x 50'') and then slected photos in gallery in Prague, Czech republic.
  5. Gala Teplice Reception and Exhibition will bothcoincide with the Opening Ceremony of 860th Anniversary Teplice Spa Season (more than 50.000 visitors)
Winners and their photos in each category will be published in much-favoured Art Photo Magazine, 

which is sent periodically to 20,000 subscribers: to photo-editors, curators, in the galleries or to collectors
(more about magazine - see, or

Contest Deadline: April 19, 2015 

RAYKO Plastic Camera Show

Call for Entries: Plastic Camera Show

8th Annual International Juried Plastic Camera Show

It’s that time of year again! RayKo’s plastic camera competition is open to artists working with plastic cameras with plastic lenses. The more obsolete, flawed, and lo-tech, the better. Images should be taken with cameras with limited controls, such as, but not limited to Diana, Holga, Lubitel, Lomo, Banner, and Ansco cameras. Beautiful prints from less-than-gorgeous cameras – that’s what we’re looking for!  This is RayKo’s largest exhibition of the year with artists from all over the globe submitting work! We’re excited to see this year’s entries! Long live film!
Best of Show - $400 cash prize and 4 Honorable mention juror awards
Ann Jastrab is currently the Gallery Director at RayKo Photo Center. The RayKo Gallery offers over 1600 square feet of exhibition space and presents eight to ten shows annually featuring many nationally recognized artists.  Ann regularly participates as a juror and reviewer for a multitude of organizations:  the Seoul International Photo Festival, GuatePhoto, Fotofest, Photolucida, Review Santa Fe, Review LA, PhotoAlliance, Palm Springs Photo Festival, SPE, Filter, Medium, the Center for Fine Art Photography, the SFAC, the Academy of Art in SF, Artspan, SFAI, Click646, and Critical Mass. She has also been teaching at the Maine Photographic Workshops (now Maine Media Workshops) since 1994.
ENTRY GUIDELINES – Deadline for Submissions: January 10th, 2015

LENSCRATCH Submit to Exhibitions

Submit to Exhibitions

LENSCRATCH is creating exposure opportunities for photographers with group on-line exhibitions. Photographers will be allowed ONE entry per exhibition and ALL photographs will be published. I firmly believe in having occasional unjurored opportunities that allow for community and conversation. International submissions are welcome!

Image Guidelines

  • Size: 72dpi, sRGB, 1000px on the long side
  • Save as .jpg

Submit Via Email

    • Send to:
    • In the subject of your e-mail, type the name of the exhibition (example: NIGHT)
    • Send name, title, location (where you captured the image), and link to your work (website or other):
      It makes it easier for us if you follow the example below EXACTLY:
      Aline Smithson, The Red Rose, Los Angeles, CA
  • If your images are sized incorrectly or the submission is incomplete, they will not be posted.

Submission Categories and Due Dates:

Due Date: January 15th
Exhibition: January 23rd
Aline with a Horse
What do you love–a person, a pet, a thing!
You are welcome to add a line of text so it’a a Valentine to someone…
Due Date: February 4th
Exhibition: Valentine’s Day, February 14th

Tuesday, January 6, 2015

Career Fair 2015

  One day. 100 companies. Meet your match.

Savannah, GA
Savannah International Trade + Convention Center
One International Drive

Every year, hundreds of leading employers from around the world come to Career Fair to recruit talented students and alumni for jobs, internships and freelance opportunities.
Take advantage of this one-day event to jump-start your career by meeting one-on-one with recruiters from the companies and organizations you dream of working for.
Check the website for updates as new information becomes available.

Monday, January 5, 2015

Call for Entries

Recent BFAs, current MFA candidates, and recent MFAs are encouraged to submit work to the Vermont Center for Photography's 30 Under 30 exhibition. The juror is SCAD MFA alumna, Greer Muldowney. For more information:

Bea Nettles Lecture & Book Signing: Thursday, Jan 8, 5pm, SCAD Museum Theater

In "Time and Place: Images by Bea Nettles," SCAD visiting artist Bea Nettles will discuss how the medium of photography is uniquely able to reveal the passage of time and a sense of place. She will share several book projects that address these themes including "Turning 50," "Seasonal Turns," "Stonecipher," "Return Trips" and "Place."
Preview her lecture style and work on YouTube, which features several short videos and one comprehensive lecture posted by Duke University Libraries, or visit to view selections from her books.
Nettles has been exhibiting and publishing her autobiographical works since 1970. She has held more than 50 one-person exhibitions at major art spaces including the George Eastman House International Museum of Photography and Film in Rochester, New York, the Museum of Contemporary Photography in Chicago, and Light Gallery and Witkin Gallery in New York City. Her work has also been shown internationally in major group exhibitions.
Nettles' images are featured in collections at The Museum of Modern Art, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, the National Gallery of Canada, the International Polaroid Collection, the Phillips Collection, George Eastman House International Museum of Photography and Film , and the Center for Creative Photography. Her artists' books can be found in special collections libraries at museums and universities including Yale University, University of Washington and University of Virginia.
Nettles taught photography and artist's bookmaking from 1970-2007 at Rochester Institute of Technology, Tyler School of Art and the University of Illinois where she is professor emerita.
This event is sponsored by the photography department and free and open to the public.

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