Monday, May 9, 2011

2012 KEH Photography Calendar


What: Photography contest to be included in the (first annual!) 2012 photography calendar published by KEH Camera.

The submitted images will be viewed by numerous professionals within the photographic industry, and chosen images will be seen worldwide. The printed calendars will be used for promotional purposes, sold on KEH.com, and sent to industry leaders.


Who: You! KEH is producing a calendar that is full of photographs taken by KEH customers and blog readers.


When: Submissions are due no later than Monday, June 27th, 2011. Winners will be announced by the end of July.


How: Submit your best shot to kehcamerablog+calendar@gmail.com with the subject: Calendar Submission. Submit no more than 2 shots per person. Judges TBD (but will be impartial and will not be employees of KEH). There is no submission charge.


The Judges: We have chosen three industry leaders to judge this contest- Photography curator Brett Abbott, photographer and photo educator Will Crockett, and photographer Gary Bogdon. Read more about our guest judges here.


More submission details: There's no theme, just submit your best shot! Your files should be in JPG format, 300dpi, and sized for no smaller than 8x10, and no larger than 11x14 (choose the one with your preferred crop ratio). Make sure images do not have any watermarks on them, and that they are print ready. Files must be saved in this format: Artist name(first and last)_title.jpg (example: JohnDoe_SampleTitle.jpg)

In your email submission please be sure to include the following information: Your full name, business/studio name, your photography website (if you have one), your contact info: email, mailing address, and phone number. The title of the image and format (digital/film, 35mm, medium format, etc.). Contact information will be kept private and used for contacting winners. 

If you are submitting a portrait image, please also attach a signed model release. Images of recognizable faces without a model release will not be considered.

If your images are chosen, you will receive a free copy of the calendar, and have your photos featured on our blog!
 

Notice: By entering the contest you are allowing KEH to publish your images in our calendar, on our blog and our other social networking sites, and for promotional uses for the calendar. KEH will not use your images for other advertising purposes without prior consent. All images will be given appropriate credit. 


So submit away and spread the word- we can't wait to see your best shots!