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We all have a particular focus in our photography. Whether it’s wildlife, landscapes or portraiture, it’s the subject we’re most passionate about.

 

The LVPC annual exhibition “Focus” is your chance to show off your best

The Lehigh Valley Photography Club is proud to announce our annual exhibition at the Allentown Art Museum, February 3 through March 3, 2019. Our club will display up to 70 framed images for the event. We look forward to seeing your work!

 

 

 

SUBMISSION CRITERIA

  • Must be a Club member in good standing
  • There is no theme for this exhibit. Tasteful nudes will be permitted
  • Digital editing and manipulation is allowed, however the final product must originate from your own photographic image
  • Images that have been entered in previous Lehigh Valley Photography Club exhibitions are not allowed
  • Each up-to-date paid member may submit up to three images for $15, four images  for $20 or  five images for $25

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ENTRY DETAILS

  • Entry opens: Tuesday, October 16th
  • Entry Deadline: Sunday, November 18th at 11:30 pm
  • Submission including entry information, payment, and image upload will be managed through the Sign Up button
  • Image file requirements: Images will be rejected if they don’t conform to the following standards:
    • File size: 1080 pixels on the short side with a resolution of 92 pixels/inch
    • File format: JPG in sRGB color space
    • File name: Last Name_First Name_ImageTitle
  • Payment is part of the Sign Up process. Payment using PayPal or credit card (as a PayPal Guest) is automated and preferred to reduce volunteer time, but manual payment will be accepted by check to Lehigh Valley Photography Club, PO Box 1703, Bethlehem, PA 18016. Payment must be received before the deadline. 
  • After you Sign Up, you will receive a confirmation email with a link to upload your entries
  • Each submission constitutes an agreement to use selected entries for promotional purposes and in the website Gallery.

CRITERIA FOR SELECTION

Five factors will be considered in reviewing photo entries

  • Originality
  • Technical Excellence
  • Composition
  • Artistic Merit
  • Overall Impact

SELECTION AND JUDGING

  • Down-selecting of images will be done by the exhibition committee
  • If selected, no more than two images by a member will be accepted
  • Final judging will be done by a panel of non-members
  • Awards: First, Second, Third, plus three Honorable Mentions and three Judge’s Choice

NOTIFICATION OF ACCEPTANCE

  •  If selected, members will be notified by December 6 and will receive necessary forms with further details and information

PRESENTATION GUIDELINES

  • Outside frame dimensions cannot be smaller than 16” x 20” [or 320 sq. inches] or larger than 24″ x 36″ (or 864 sq. inches)
  • Minimum printed image size: 8″ x 10″
  • All photos must be matted and framed with glass or Plexiglas, with the exception of images printed on canvas, acrylic or metal. Frames must be either metal or wood
  • No plastic, clip, poster, Gatorboard or similar frames will be allowed. Damaged frames, cracked or broken glass or poorly cut mats, etc. will not be shown unless corrected and resubmitted before the public opening
  • Mats must be of at least 4-ply thickness and neutral shades, such as white, ivory, grays, or black. Color is only allowed in the mat core or inside reveal of double mats
  • Minimum 2″ wide mat on all sides is recommended
  • All pieces must be wired and ready to hang

Details on delivery, hanging, and pickup will provided soon. 

QUESTIONS

Please email any questions regarding entry guidelines to exhibitions@lvphotographyclub.org

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