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9th Annual Competition & Event

 

 

WINNERS & HONORABLE MENTIONS

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Visit our Facebook Page to see all of this years' submissions

 

 

EVENT

 

 

 

 

 

PRIZES

 

 

1st Place

  • $250 Gift Certificate for fine art prints at Photographic Works
  • Your winning image printed 8x10 on smooth watercolor paper, framed in a 16x20 brushed aluminum frame with museum quality mat
  • 4 pack of The Archive - Photographer Books
  • Acrylic Block tropy you can proudly display

2nd Place

  • $100 Gift Certificate for fine art prints at Photographic Works
  • Your winning image printed 8x10 on smooth water color paper
  • 4 pack of The Archive - Photographer Books
  • Acrylic Block tropy you can proudly display

3rd Place

  • $50 Gift Certificate for fine art prints at Photographic Works
  • Your winning image printed 8x10 on smooth water color paper
  • 4 pack of The Archive - Photographer Books
  • Acrylic Block tropy you can proudly display

 

OUR COMPETITION JUDGE:

ERNESTO ESQUER

Ernesto Esquer is a photographic artist and printer from Tucson, Arizona. He actively works in all aspects of traditional darkroom photography and various alternative processes including cyanotype and lumen prints. He has extensive experience working with Polaroid, Fujifilm, and Impossible Project films and teaches instant film manipulations.

 

 

He received his BFA in Photography from the University of Arizona and is currently the Laboratory Specialist at Pima Community College. Most recently he was the printer and curatorial assistant for the Louis Carlos Bernal exhibition Arizona, Unseen: Color Photographs 1978-1988. His first book In No Time, a collection of hand colored or toned gelatin silver prints, will be released in mid-2017.

 

CALL TO ARTISTS - Submission Window Closed

 

Competition & Prizes

The Curious Camera Competition is a friendly competition calling on artists worldwide to embrace the unpredictability and fascination of photography using their favorite cameras and processing techniques.

1st, 2nd & 3rd place winners will receive a fine art print of their winning submission, a gift certificate to Photographic Works and a trophy they can proudly display. Winning images along with 20 Honorable Mentions will be featured in our gallery exhibition. All submissions will be featured on social media.

 

Rules

Images must be made with one of the following camera categories or processing techniques:

  • Pinhole - homemade or manufactured 

  • Plastic Lens - Holga, Diana, Blackbird Fly, etc.

  • Vintage - older than 1960; ex: No. 2 Brownie, Leica II etc.

  • Instant - Polaroid, Fuji Instax, Impossible, etc.

  • Alternative Process: Cyanotype, Vandyke, Gum Bichromate, Salt, Lumen, etc.

 

ArtsEye Gallery Exhibition Saturday, April 29th 

Judges will select the winning and honorable mention inmages which will be printed and framed by Photographic Works. Artwork will be 8x10 archival pigmented ink prints on smooth watercolor paper, framed with museum quality materials. Artists will have the opportunity to sell their artwork and purchase prints.

All submission images will be digitally projected in our gallery.    . 

 

 

Submission Deadline

Sunday April 16th, 2017, Midnight

 

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