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“Photography by Design” Photography Exhibition

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Awards:

  • All selected entries are exhibited in our gallery and included in a full color exhibit catalog.
  • Juror’s Choice receives a 20×35" vinyl exhibit banner featuring their image.
  • Free matting and framing of accepted entries are offered for the duration of each of our exhibition, subject to standard sizes.

There are principles of good design that when used properly, will make a good image much better, and a great image dynamite. Does your image use point, line, color, form or shape, space, texture, and/or pattern to effectively communicate your intent?  Does the image portray a sense of unity, balance, proportion, rhythm/repetition/similarity, hierarchy/dominance/emphasis/figure to ground.  Let’s also add a few of the gestalt principles into the mix:  Closure (our tendency to see and assume something which is not technically there/to fill in the missing pieces), Continuance (our tendency to follow a visual or suggested path), and Proximity (the two-dimensional relationship of objects to each other within the frame).  For more on these Gestalt principles and others, visit our Juror’s article mentioned below. If you have images that clearly illustrate one or several of the above mentioned elements and/or principles of design, we would love to see them. 

Juror: Joe Baraban

Images should be as large as possible but no larger than 1280 pixels on the longest side, type jpg – set to the highest quality. Image file size under 2 Mb. DPI is only relevant for output purposes and does not effect the stored size of the image. It can be set to any number, but if you must specify something go with 72 dpi.

Online or email (plus $5) submission.

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