Call for Entry | Alternative Process Competition

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Due: August 10, 2015
2015 Alternative Process Competition | Soho Photo Gallery
Juror: Joni Sternbach

2015 Alternative Process Competition
SohoPhoto Gallery
15 White Street
New York, NY 10013

Event Dates: 11/4/15 – 11/28/15

Images – Minimum: 5, Maximum: 15
Total Media – Minimum: 5, Maximum: 15

Entry Fee (2015 Alternative Process Competition Entry Fee): $40.00
Media Fee (per sample over minimum): $5.00

Alternative processes include (but are not limited to): Albumen, Cyanotype, Van Dyke Brown, Platinum/Palladium, Gum Bichromate, Bromoil, SaltPrint, Tintype, Ziatype, Daguerreotype, Image Transfers, Liquid Emulsion, and Photogravure.  Traditional Silver Gelatin Prints, C-Prints and Digital Prints are not eligible, however handmade prints created from digital negatives are welcome.  For technical reassons, entries of less than 5 images will not be accepted by CaFE.

Additional Requirements: The framed piece can not exceed 48 inches in any direction  Applications must also include the type of process used.

The juror Joni Sternbach is a visiting artist at Cooper Union and a faculty member at both ICP and the Center for Alternative Photography in NYC where she teaches wet plate collodion. Sternbach uses early photographic processes to create contemporary portraits and environmental landscapes. Her second monograph “Surf Site Tin Type” was recently published.

First Prize is a workshop at the Penumbra Foundation, sponsor of this year’s competition. Second and third place prizes will also be awarded as well as two or more honorable mentions. Winning participants will be listed on our website,


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