JURIED CALLS FOR ENTRIES CONDUCTED BY THE WORLDWIDE PHOTOGRAPHY GALA AWARDS

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The 10th edition of the Julia Margaret Cameron Award for Women Photographers                                                                       ENTER

The Gala Awards and the Biennial of Fine Art and Documentary Photography announces a Call for Entries to women photographers worldwide to submit works to the 10th edition of the Julia Margaret Cameron Award.

This awards qualify to be selected to participate in the 5th edition of the Biennial of Fine Art and Documentary Photography which will be held as Prague Foto Biennale to be held in Prague in September-October, 2018.

Eligibility: Open to all women photographers 18 years old or older, professional and amateur, from any country of the world.


Submission Deadline: 

Extended Final Deadline: March 14, 2017


Juror:

Amber Terranova, Photo Editor

Amber Terranova is Executive Producer of Screen, North American Marketing Manager of Schilt Publishing and an independent photo editor. From 2008 to 2012 she held the position of Photo Editor for Photo District News (PDN), the leading magazine for professional photographers. Previously, she held position at New York Magazine and Outside magazine. In 2013 Amber was the interim Director at the Bilder Nordic School of Photography.
She has taught photography workshops in the US, Europe and Asia and has been a guest lecturer at several institutions. In addition, she has judged a number of international photo competitions, including Review Santa Fe, Photolucida’s Critical Mass, International Photography Awards, Fotovisura, and the Kuala Lumpur Photo Awards among others. Amber is committed to helping photographers realize their creative and career potential. She is currently a faculty member in the BFA Photo dept. at the School of Visual Arts.


Awards:

One Photographer will be Recipient of the Julia Margaret Cameron Award, and will be invited to exhibit and attend the 5th edition of the Biennial of Fine Art and Documentary Photography to be held in Prague in September-October, 2018. The Gala Awards will pay her round trip couch ticket to Prague, and $1,000 for lodging expenses. Her exhibition expenses will be borne by The Gala Awards.

Two Runner Ups Photographers will receive a prize of $1,000, and will be automatically selected to exhibit at the 5th edition of the Biennial of Fine Art and Documentary Photography.

Each category winner will receive a cash award of $100.

 Artist Notification:

May 15, 2017 (results will be emailed to all participants by email.)

Submissions Fees

SINGLE IMAGES: $45 for up to 3 single images , and $10 for each additional image.
SERIES: $60 for one series (composed of 3 to 5 images), and $ 30 for each additional series.

There is no limitation regarding the total of Single Images and Series to be submitted. Single images or Series can be submitted to more than one category buy count as separate entries. Single images and Series will be juried together, and individual images of a series can be isolated from the series for the selection process, although a series has to be a coherent body of work.

Rules and conditions of entry
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Click here for a direct access to the Registration and Entry Form.)
By submitting to this Award you're accepting the
General Rules and Privacy Policy.

Enter in two easy steps:

1.    Scroll down and read the rules and conditions of entry

2.    Fill out the Registration and Entry Form, Upload your images, and Pay the Entry Fees

Categories (to be submitted in Single Images or Series).
Images can be submitted to any or many of the following 16 categories:
Click here to see Categories definitions.

PORTRAITS (includes Self-Portrait)
PEOPLE (includes Culture and Daily Life)
CHILDREN
EDITORIAL AND DOCUMENTARY
LANDSCAPES (includes Urban and rural landscape, as well as Seascapes)
CITYSCAPES AND STREET PHOTOGRAPHY
NUDE AND FIGURE
FINE ART 
STILL LIFE AND ABSTRACTIONS
ARCHITECTURE AND BRIDGES
FASHION AND ADVERTISING
SPORTS
NATURE
WILD LIFE
ALTERNATIVE PROCESSES (Includes Digital Manipulation, Collage)
CELL PHONE PHOTOGRAPHY (theme is open; image has to be originally taken with a cell phone; editing and processing is allowed)


Participant artists warrant that they are able to send high resolution files (300 dpi) for printing if requested.

Submissions (Image preparation)
(if you have any doubt, please email support@thegalaawards.com)

Prepare your images as required before beginning the submission process. 
Submissions should be done using the Entry and Registration Form.

Submitted digital image files must meet the following specifications:

- 8 bit JPEG files
- The maximum largest dimension should be 1200 pixels (width or height) and no less than 800 pixels
- Resolution of 72 dpi
- JPG quality of 7 or 8 (no tiff please, only jpg are accepted)

Label each file with your first name and last name, space, underscore, space, image title. Use only alpha-numeric characters (do not use: .:’”/?}{()[ ]+-=*&^ %$#@! and no accents)

Please follow this type of labeling; wrong file labels without name and title won't be able to be uploaded in the data base.
EXAMPLE OF FILE LABEL OR FILE NAME:
For an artist called Jane Smith submitting a work titled Portrait of my Mother, the file name will be:
Jane Smith _ Portrait of my Mother.jpg

If you are sending a series, you should name the series, and you will have to use that name in the file. For instance, if you name the series “My Neighbors”, you may put a different name of each image (i.e. John, Susan, Lucy, Grandma.) In that case you files names will be:

Jane Smith _ My Neighbors _ John.jpg
Jane Smith _ My Neighbors _ Susan.jpg
Jane Smith _ My Neighbors _ Lucy.jpg
Jane Smith _ My Neighbors _ Grandma.jpg

If the series has no name, then instead of the name of the series just write Series Untitled 1, Series Untitled 2 (if submitting more then one, etc.)

If the images have no name, then write Untitled 1, 2, 3, 4… instead of the image name.


CLICK HERE TO ACCESS THE REGISTRATION AND ENTRY FORM

(PAYMENT LINK IS IN THE ENTRY FORM; payment can be done with Paypal Account, VISA or Master credit and debit cards through Paypal gateway)   

COPYRIGHT:

All participants of the THE GALA AWARDS (TGA) competitions warrant that they own the work submitted and they have exclusive copyright. By submitting to this award entrants agree with these rules and conditions of entry.
TGA recognizes that the authors retain full ownership of the image copyright.

USAGE:

Participants warrant that their photographs may be reproduced for the purpose of marketing and promoting the Biennial and TGA contests, in catalogues, posters, postcards, publications, and on the Internet. Such use is granted for not more than two years after the announcement of the awards, and without payment to the photographer or featured models. Photographers will receive photo credits with each use, and will allow TGA to sub-license their photographs to the press for reproduction in connection with the contest and TGA exhibitions.


TGA will treat participant’s data confidential, and their email addresses or other personal data will only be used to contact the contestants, and will not be transmitted to third parties without explicit consent.

TGA has the right to reject and remove any entry that contains defamatory, obscene, or pornographic content, or that may be considered a criminal offence or violate any law.                                           

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