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Portfolio Competition Rules and Instructions

Eligibility: Open to amateur and professional photographers residing in Alaska, working in any photographically derived medium (traditional, digital or alternative processes). Bodies of work previously exhibited in Alaska are not eligible for this competition. Individuals of the Homer Photo Fest 07 organization committee are not eligible to enter.

Entries: One entry is considered a minimum of 15 images to a maximum of 20 images. Please submit images that represent a cohesive body of work along a common theme or project.

Images may originate in any format, but must be submitted digitally on Compact Disk. CD and case must be clearly labeled as follows: Photographer’s last name, Photographer’s first name, Title of body of work (abbreviated as needed). Please do not put any other information on the CD or case.
Individuals are not limited to the number of entries (portfolios) they can submit. Each entry must be submitted with a separate entry form and support materials: signed entry form, images on CD, written materials, entry fee (Checks or credit cards are accepted. Make check payable to Bunnell Street Gallery), and a self addressed stamped envelope for return materials. Use check list for each entry, mail each entry separately, do not mail multiple entries in one envelope. All though individuals are not limited to the number of entries they may submit, only one portfolio from a photographer may be selected for exhibition.

Deadline: Mailed entries must be post marked by July 1. Hand delivered entries will be accepted until July 6. All written materials must accompany each entry submitted. Entries submitted without the proper forms, payment or signature will be disqualified. The Homer Photo Fest retains the right to judge whether entries meet the requirements for the photo competition.

Image Specifications: 1550 pixels on the longest side @ 72 dpi. Baseline JPG saved at high quality (9). Name each image file with an identifying number and your last name (e.g. 01smith.jpg) which corresponds to your caption list (see Written Materials below).

Written Materials: Place at the top left of all written materials the photographer’s last name and first name (only). All written material should be submitted on white 81/2 x 11 paper. Do not send prints, newspaper clippings, or any other additional material they will not be seen by the jurors. Please submit:

• Caption list: Number images to correspond with the image files on submitted CD. Provide titles, final print size and medium, and date of completion for each image.
• One-page artist’s statement outlining the theme or project represented by the submitted images.
• Make 4 copies of above materials.

Entry Fee: Postmarked or hand delivered before June 15: $35.00 per entry (portfolio)
Postmarked or hand delivered after June 15: $50.00 per entry (portfolio)
Make checks payable to: Bunnell Street Gallery

Selected Artists: Each of the three selected artists will be given a $300 stipend to be used as they see fit. All works must be in Homer finished and ready to hang by August 20. Shipping is incumbent on the artist. Exhibition opens September 5 at the Pratt Museum. Selected artist may be requested to submit higher resolution scans of their images for purposes of promotion, publications and exhibitions. All copyrights remain the photographers.

(Reduced fee deadline is June 15)
(Hand Delivered Deadline is July 6)

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