DEADLINE MAY 1st MIDNGIHT (PDT/Los Angeles)
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"Turning Silver"

Entries can be any type of black & white image, created in your personal darkroom, professional lab or using a digital printer. Glossy or matte paper, including color hand painted and toned images, Polaroid, black & white C-41, silver gelatin prints, platinum prints and alternative prints are all welcome. We encourage submission of "archival" types of materials. You may submit numbered limited editions, artists proofs, and series of images, color transferred to b/w, digital manipulation, with varying styles and techniques including color text, or color added to b/w via creative program (i.e., PhotoShop). Work that incorporates traditional and non traditional printing processes, shot with any type of camera, digital, professional, single use, Polaroid, toy cameras, holgas, etc. The photographic entries will be juried by a panel of professionals including gallery owners, photo editors and curators. . ALL submission will be held in the archive.

The selection of one hundred (100) images will also be showcased on www.WomenInPhotography.org and will remain as part of our 25th Anniversary online archive as well as included in the Women In Photography International Archive.

SUBMISSION DEADLINES

You may submit work ONLINE, or by MAIL. All submissions must be registered with an online form, see links below. Once registered you will be asked to either continue your online submission or receive the information to mail your prints, CD's or Transparencies. (MAIL submissions must be recieved by May 1st)

Deadline: May 1, 2006 - submissions accepted online or by mail. (NO EXTENSIONS, May 1st is Final)

ONLINE:   by midnight PDT - May 1.
Deilivery:   Prints, transparencies, CD's must be RECEIVED by - May 1.
June 15, 2006 - notification of juror selection, posted online and e-mailed to winners.
August 1, 2006 - Print submission final delivery
September 1, 2006 - Online showcase of print selection

(PLEASE NOTE, we do not extend deadlines Since we are producing a book to be completed by the first week of September, it is necessary to meet ALL deadline requests with required materials.)


      ONLINE


ONLINE Submissions:
Proceed to UPLOAD Registration Form

* Images MUST BE saved as JPEGs at "high" quality
* Images must be 72 dpi resolution
* Images cannot exceed 7 inches or 500 pixels at their widest point
* Files must be Black & White Grayscale images or COLOR RGB if you are submitting toned or hand painted images
(NOTE: untitled images- they are best "with a title" for everyone involved, jurors, handlers, etc.)
SEE SAMPLE

Your image title must match your attached file name and be set up as listed below. (FOLLOW Example) Type in your Title name to match the uploaded file name. This is for our automated data bank to assure accuracy of submission. FUll titles are not needed at this time, abbreviated or short titles please.

(FOR ONLINE UPLOAD)

Photo #1   Title: Smith_A_01_RedHouse.jpg  
(Browse)   photo attachment Same Name: Smith_A_01_RedHouse.jpg   

Photo #2   Title: 
  Smith_A_02_GreenSlip.jpg
(Browse )   photo attachment Same Name: Smith_A_02_GreenSlip.jpg  

JPG IMAGES ONLY
 
( no spaces, only alphanumeric characters )
FOLLOW example above for all your titles and BROWSE/attachments


Images cannot exceed 7 inches or 500 pixels at their widest point (edge)

DROP OFF only MONDAY May 1st

to arrive by May 1st to: Call (323) 462-1444 to make appointment for drop off or write to Anniversary@womeninphotography.org

Women In Photography International
Turning Silver
569 N. Rossmore Ave. #604
Los Angeles, CA 90004

DO NOT submit ANY OTHER Support materials at this time.
A
registration form is REQUIRED for ALL submissions both mail and online. Click one of the categories below for mailing:

TRANSPARENCY
(35MM only) Proceed to Registration Form

Each transparency must be labeled PRINTED clearly with Name on top of slide
and image title on bottom, clearly marked with fine point indelible ink on slide or printed label.
Online form registration will require

*Register your entry with your last name, the image number, and the title or abbreviated title of the photograph, in the following format:

"Last Name_First Initial,_Image Number_Title"

Photo #1   Title:   Smith_A_01_RedHouse.jpg    ( Transparency, submission Titles)

( no spaces, only alphanumeric characters )
FOLLOW example above for all your titles


We do not want the "full title" of your image at this time USE ONLY one or two words..

Package for Drop Off: May 1st
* Include a copy of your registration e-mail confirmation



CD Submission Proceed to Registration Form


* Images MUST BE saved as JPEGs at "high" quality
* Images must be 72 dpi
* Images cannot exceed 7 inches or 500 pixels at their widest point
* Files must be Black & White Grayscale or RGB for handpainted or toned images
(RE: untitled images - they are best "with a title" for everyone involved, jurors, handlers, etc.)
SEE SAMPLE

*Register your entry with your last name, the image number, and the title or abbreviated title of the photograph, in the following format:

"Last Name_First Initial_Image Number_Title."

Photo #1   Title:   Smith_A_01_RedHouse.jpg  FOR  Images contained on CD

( CD IMAGE FILES need to match your submission form )
( no spaces, only alphanumeric characters )
FOLLOW example above for all your titles


We do not want the "full title" of your image at this time ONLY one or two words..

CD Jacket must have name and phone number, Actual CD must have name and number of images contained.


Package for Drop Off: May 1st
* Include a copy of your registration e-mail confirmation



PRINT Submission Proceed to Registration Form

* NO PRINTS larger than 16 x 20 inches or 16 inch square
* NO MATS, just prints
* ALL PRINTS must be signed by the artist and dated with image title on the back of the print lower right corner. NO BALL POINT pens (Please PRINT your name and signature your name on the back of the prints). For any Resin/plastic coated "non fiber" prints, use a fine point Sharpie on the front edge, on the photograph and/or on the back in a dark area of the photo.
Signatures can be both on the front and/or back of the prints.
(You may include a CD of the prints submitted. See CD Submission guidelines above.)
(RE: untitled images- they are best "with a title" for everyone involved, jurors, handlers, etc.)

*Register your entry
with your last name, the image number, and the title or
abbreviated title of the photograph, in the following format:
"Last Name_First Initial_Image Number_Title"

Photo #1   Title:  Smith_ A_01_RedHouse  ( Print, Transparency,CD, submissions),


We do not want the "full title" of your image at this time unless it's one or two words..


Package for Drop Off: May 1st
* Include a copy of your registration e-mail confirmation


    READ ME

* One Hundred (100 ) JUROR SELECTION PRINT WINNERS notified by June 15.
* ORGANIZATION outreach eligible for discount:
Advertising Photographers of America (APA)

American Society of Media Photographers (ASMP)
Bibliotheque Nationale de France (Agence France-Presse)
British Institute of Professional Prhotographers (BIPP)
Canandian Association of photographers and Illustrators in Communications (CAPIC)
Enfoco / New York
International Photography Award Members (IPA)
National Association of Photoshop Professionals (NAPP)
National Press Association (NPPA)
Professional Women Photographers NYC (PWP)
Professional Photographers of America (PPA)
Professional Photographers of Canada
The Royal Photographic Society, England (RPS)
SIAF Italia - Associazione Fotografi Professionisti (SIAF)
Society of Photographic Education (SPE)
TAU Visual - Associazione Nazionale Fotografi Professionisti
WomenPhotographers.com/UK


If you would like to have your professional organization participate in our current juried competition and receive the organization discount, please contact us: Anniversary@womeninphotography.org

Upon notification of winning image, At that time WIPI will request a (one) 1 page artist statement and list of selected exhibitions.

To CONFIRM your MAIL delivery, use PRIORITY MAIL, confirmation delivery, FedEx or UPS with tracking verification or include a stamped 4x6 self-addressed postcard

Once you complete your Registration form online, you will automatically receive a confirmation that your entry has been registered.

* ANY and ALL submissions and packing materials are non returnable.
* All mailed entries must include a copy e-mail confirmation of submission registered.
* ALL Submissions including digital files, prints, transparencies and prints will be filed and held in the WIPI ARCHIVE. In our largest outreach for women's work to date and to celebrate our 25th Anniversary, WIPI will create binders of all work submitted for the WIPI Archive.
ALL CD's and SLIDES must have the last name on the work according to guidelines. ALL Prints must be signed. We will also archive the digital submissions and create proof sheets of entries. (very important that your last name be on the digital file)

*100 Juried selected images will be showcased online as well winners will receive a certificate and be eligible for the prize pool. Prizes must be claimed no later than 30 days after WIPI receives the final winning print.

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