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Unique: Alternative Processes 2019

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Photography started as a chemical experiment. However, the acknowledged inventor of the process, Thomas Wedgwood, was the son and grandson of famous English potters. His entire life he was surrounded by artists, creators. Wedgwoods pals were William Wordsworth and Samuel Taylor Coleridge. So, it is not unusual or unexpected that creative folks have taken his work and run with it. For many photographers it’s about the camera, for others it’s about what can be birthed once it leaves the thing and for others it is the possibility of making images that are miraculous orphans.

Any unique handmade prints are eligible. Eligible prints include but are not limited to cyanotype, lumens, Van Dyke, salt, chemigram, tintype, bromoil, gum bichromate, platinum/palladium, photogravure, albumen, liquid emulsion, ziatype, image transfers, kallitypes, lith prints, hand colored silver gelatin prints, encaustic and mordoncage. Unique prints made from digital negatives are eligible. The camera used for capture is immaterial. Creativity is encouraged….

Fees:

Paid

Prizes:

Jurors Award – $325.00
Directors Award – $250.00
Discretionary Honorable Mentions – an exhibition catalogue
Visitors Award – $100.00

Eligibility:

Submissions are open to all photographers both professional and amateur. International entries are welcomed. Work previously exhibited in the gallery or featured on the blog are not eligible.

Copyrights & Usage Rights:

Photographers retain full rights to their own images. The gallery will use the photographer’s images for publicity purposes.

Theme:

Alternative process