There are many submission opportunities available to photographers–these are some that I highly endorse as they are organizations working to help photographers gain exposure and advance their careers.
WONDERLAND: Photographic Fantasies
DEADLINE: Tomorrow, May 30th, 2011
Photo Place Gallery
Juror: Blue Mitchell, Diffusion Magazine
Photographs can record the detail of the world as we see it. But they can also enable us to present the world as we imagine it. The juried exhibition Wonderland: Photographic Fantasies will feature photos that envision the realms of dreams, the fantasies, and surreal world of the imagination.
16th Annual Photo Competition Exhibition
Extended DEADLINE: June 11, 2011
Photo Center NW
Juror: Karen Irvine, Curator, Museum of Contemporary Photography
This year the exhibition theme is focused on ANYTHING related to Land or Water– open to interpretation. Selected entries will be exhibited in Seattle, WA at the Photo Center August – Mid October 2011. All photo processes are welcome. Maximum frame size is 32 inches on the longest side. Artists will be responsible for shipping their framed work to and from the gallery.
Klompching Gallery’s First Annual Open Photography Exhibition
DEADLINE: June 6th, 2011
Curated by W.M. Hunt and Darren Ching
The objective of FRESH, is to showcase—in exhibit and online—new talents in contemporary photography that is fresh in approach and vision. The curators are looking for photographs that fully employ the medium of photography within the context of contemporary photographic practice. There is no theme, but submissions with a consistent vision, originality and a strong viewpoint are essential.
I Love L.A. Photography Contest
DEADLINE: June 15th
$15,000 in prizes
Our theme is “I Love LA”. Submit any photograph you feel that would best represent this theme. Can be literal images, or your own interpretation. Have fun with it, be serious, quirky, dramatic, sexy, edgy, sarcastic, whatever you choose. It could be an image you took years ago, or one you’ll take tomorrow. Doesn’t even have to be taken in LA. Just pick great photographic-based images that represents the I Love LA theme.