Camera Obscura Inaugural Photography Competition
Theme: "bond" – familial, chemical, bail, or anything in betweeen. Both literal and creative interpretations of this theme are welcome.
Camera Obscura accepts for competition any photography-based artwork. The artwork need not consist exclusively of photography. Photography-based mixed media artworks are encouraged for submission, in addition to straight photography.
- Professional (This category is reserved for photographers who earn more than 25% of their income from photography)
Prize – $1,200 and publication. Selected finalists also receive publication.
- Non-professional (Entrants in the non-professional category may also enter the professional category.)
Prize – $300 and publication. Finalists also receive publication.
Characteristics considered in judging these photographic artworks include:
- artistic merit (use of the elements and principles of art and design, as well as artistic impact)
- technical proficiency
- expression of the theme
- effective use of light
The photographs are judged anonomously. Winners Announced March 1, 2010
Official web site: http://www.obscurajournal.com/guidelines.php