If you live in the San Francisco area, or want to plan a trip there in March, the Photo Alliance are offering a Portfolio Review.
Our World Portfolio Review
A fantastic opportunity to show your photographs to
professionals who publish, exhibit, write and teach.
Get new ideas, make connections, and find opportunities to distribute, publish and exhibit your work.
FINAL SUBMISSIONS DUE DATE: Friday FEBRUARY 10th, 2012.
Must be RECEIVED by 5pm.
Please do send us an email letting us know you are applying however, so we can anticipate receiving your application. [email protected]
Our Mailing address:
PO Box 29010
San Francisco, California
If you are using Federal Express or UPS and need a STREET ADDRESS use this:
616 Key Boulevard
Entry Procedure and Requirements:
All two-dimensional works, using any photographic process including digital and/or analog, are eligible for review.
Registration is a TWO-STEP process.
1- An initial review of portfolios submitted by CD with $40.00 non-refundable entry fee.
2- Sixty portfolios will be selected from these submissions for the weekend review. An additional $575.00 payment is then required for final participation if selected.
Feb. 10th – CD Entry due
Feb 20th – photographers notified
March 9-11 – Portfolio Review in San Francisco
• Entry: JPEG images on CD only for application process.
Must be received by February 10th, 2012.
EARLY SUBMISSIONS ENCOURAGED.
See entry checklist on Entry Form.
Send all information to:
PhotoAlliance / Our World Portfolio Review
PO Box 29010
San Francisco, California 94129.
CD’s will be returned only if a self-addressed stamped
envelope of appropriate size and with appropriate postage is submitted with entry.
• Entry Fee and Procedure: A non-refundable entry fee of $40.00
for each 20 images.
• Digital Submission Requirements: Files should
be on a CD in JPEG format. Image size should be no larger than 2Mb or:
Horizontal – 8 inches
Vertical – 8 inches
Resolution 150 pixels/inch.
Files named as follows: Lastname_Firstname_imagenumber.jpg
Optional: submit an accompanying sheet with a list of name, title, date, medium, and dimension of each piece.
• Selection: A panel of jurors will be pre-screening all of the
entries. 60 photographers will be selected for the weekend
portfolio review. An additional fee of $575.00 is then required.
This will be the 6th annual event.
Partial list of reviewers- more to be added soon!
David Bayles, Artist, Educator, Author
Debra Bloomfield, Photographer & Educator
Linda Connor, Photographer & Educator, San Francisco Art Institute
Luis Delgado, Photographer, San Francisco
Janet Delaney, Photographer & Educator, San Francisco
Robert Dawson, Photographer & Educator, Stanford & San Jose State University
Taj Forer, Founding Editor, Daylight Magazine
Bruce Haley, Photographer, Carmel, Ca
Rebecca Horne, Photo Editor, The Wall Street Journal
Jason Houston, Picture Editor, Orion Magazine
Michael Itkoff, Founding Editor, Daylight Magazine
Ann M. Jastrab, Gallery Director RayKo Photo Center
Whitney Johnson, Picture Editor, The New Yorker
Anne Kelly, Associate Gallery Director, PhotoEye Gallery, Santa Fe, NM
Dennis Kiel, Chief Curator, The Light Factory Contemporary Museum of Photography and Film, Charlotte, NC
Stefan Kirkeby, Owner, Smith Anderson North Gallery
Aimee Le Duc, Gallery Manager, San Francisco Arts Commission Gallery
Christopher McCall, Director, Pilara Foundation, Pier 24, San Francisco
Elizabeth Kathleen Mitchell, Curator of Drawings, Prints, and Photographs, The Cantor Arts Center at Stanford University
Ted Orland, Artist, Educator, Author
Darcy Padilla, Photographer & Educator, San Francisco Art Institute
Kirsten Rian, Independent curator, writer, artist, Portland, OR
Thom Sempere, Director, PhotoAlliance
Rebecca Senf , Assistant Curator of Photography, The Center for Creative Photography, Tucson, AZ
Meg Shiffler, Director, San Francisco Arts Commission Gallery
Ada Takahashi, Robert Koch Gallery, San Francisco
Anne Veh, Art Consultant & Independent Curator
Lewis Watts, Associate Professor, University of California, Santa Cruz
Deborah Willis, photographer, curator, and educator, Chair, Department of Photography & Imaging,
Tisch School of the Arts, NY