Indian River Photo Club 2010 Photographic Print Exhibit

VERO BEACH — The Indian River Photo Club (www.irphotoclub.org ) announces its 2010 Photographic Print Exhibit, to be displayed in the Studio Gallery at the Vero Beach Museum of Art, from December 05 to January 03, 2010. Entry is open to anyone residing in Indian River, Brevard or St. Lucie County, amateur or professional, and to any member of the Indian River Photo Club, regardless of residence address. Because of space limitations in the Studio Gallery, this will be a juried exhibit.  Intake Date is Tuesday, Dec. 1, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., at the Vero Beach Museum of Art.  Print Categories: People – Posed or candid, portraits or groupsNature – Nature is split into Flora – Flowers, plants, etc. and Fauna- Animals, birds, etc.  Evidence of human influence will be allowed, but the subject should be primarily natural.Still Life – Arrangements, natural or man-made, of inanimate objectsScapes – Landscapes, seascapes, cityscapesSpecial Technique – Out of the ordinary techniques, digitally altered images of any subject.*Open – Abstracts and images that don’t fit the other categories.* The Special Technique category applies to both film and digital images. It shall include any image that has been substantially altered from its original form using digital image editingtechniques. Substantial alteration includes such actions as: printing with multiple layers, adding, removing or rearranging elements of the picture, use of digital filters that alter the texture of theimage, color substitution, etc. Images that incorporate double exposure, time lapse, hand tinting, etc., should be entered in this category. It does not include normal imaging processing by digital means, such as cropping, dodging, burning, or contrast or density control. Photographs that have captured with a digital camera or film images that have been printed using a computer and printer are not considered differently than film images that may have been processed in conventional darkroom techniques, unless they have been substantially altered as described above.• Prints must have been made in 2007 to 2009.• Prints may have been made from an earlier image.• The Photographer’s name should not be displayed on the front of their picture.• Pictures must be the work of the entering photographer, except that a photographer may enter prints made, mounted or framed by another person, from the entering photographer’s image.• No print may be submitted that has won an award in any prior contest or exhibit, other than IRPC member contests.• Traditional prints must be framed, under glass and wired for hanging. No sawtooth hangers will be accepted. The only exception to this is if a photo is printed on canvas, it is not required to be under glass. When printed on canvas, a “gallery wrap” format is acceptable. Gallery wraps must still be wired for hanging.• Minimum photo size – 8″ x 10″• Maximum picture size – 30″x 30″ frame dimensions• The original image of a Special Technique or digitally altered submission must be affixed to the back of the submitted photograph.• Pictures must be marked on the back as follows: Photographer’s name and phone number, Title and Entry category.Pictures selected for the Exhibit may not be removed before January 3rd, and must be picked up between 10:00 AM and 3:00 PM on Monday, January 4th. If your entry(s) were not accepted, you will be contacted Dec. 1st after 4:00 p.m. or Dec. 2nd.Entry Fees – $10.00 per print. Indian River Photo Club members get one free entry. Limit of three (3) total entries by an individual. No refund for entries, whether juried in or out. Entry forms will be available at intake on December 1st.Judging – Entries to be displayed will be selected by a three-person jury. Judging for awards by the same jury.Awards – Ribbons will be awarded for 1st, 2nd and 3rd place in each category. Prize winning photographs will be published in Vero Beach Magazine, press release to local newspapers. Information: Call Hazel Lacks (772) 569-5186 or Curtis Jensen (321) 684-3039 or email: [email protected]

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