Foto Fiesta - October, 2016
   
INVITATION & CALL FOR ENTRIES
2016 Juried Exhibition of Photography
New Braunfels Photographic Society

Exhibition Dates:  October 4 through October 31, 2016
Location of Exhibit:  New Braunfels Civic/Convention Center, 375 S. Castell Ave., New Braunfels, Texas
Photographer's Reception:  Saturday, October 8, 2016, from 2:00 – 4:00 p.m. at the Civic/Convention Center
Guest Juror:  Brian Loftin

   
INVITATION & CALL FOR ENTRIES
2016 Juried Exhibition of Photography
New Braunfels Photographic Society

Exhibition Dates:  October 3 through October 31, 2016
Location of Exhibit:  New Braunfels Civic/Convention Center, 375 S. Castell Ave., New Braunfels, Texas
Artists’ Reception:  Saturday, October 8, 2016, from 2:00 – 4:00 p.m. at the Civic/Convention Center
Guest Juror:  Brian Loftin
Exhibit Title:  “Foto Fiesta”
There are no restrictions as to subject matter, location, or date the image was taken for this exhibit.  The purpose of the exhibit is to showcase the best work of the members of the club.  Images are not restricted to photographic technique with the exception of those restrictions set out in Photography Requirements below.
Eligibility:  Entrants must be current paid members of the New Braunfels Photographic Society to be eligible to submit images to this exhibition.
Awards: Cash awards will be awarded to the top three images in the exhibit.  Awards will be announced at the reception.
            First Place:      $75
            Second Place:  $50
            Third Place:     $25

Photography Requirements:  All photographs, including monochrome, color, and computer processed images are eligible.  Composites or assembled images (works containing multiple images) are not eligible.  Work must be the original concept of the artist and be family-friendly.  Artwork must not be copied, in part or wholly, from any published or copyrighted work.

Submissions:  Members are invited to submit up to five (5) photographic images in digital JPEG form for the jury process.  All entries must be emailed to Sandy Gilbert at [email protected]  by the deadline set out below.  Images should be named as follows:
Full name of entrant-Name of Image.jpg
The size should preferably be a minimum of 1440 pixels on the longest side and the print resolution preferably set at 72 ppi.
Each entrant will have two images chosen by the juror to display.  Entrants will receive notification of the images chosen for display by the deadline set out below. 
Entry fee:  The entry fee for the exhibit is $20, which will be used for the cash awards for this exhibit and other costs of the exhibit.  Checks should be made out to the New Braunfels Photographic Society and mailed to Dale Wood, 577 Canyon Rock, Spring Branch, Texas 78070
Exhibition dates:
            Call for Entries:                                               April 12, 2016 (April meeting)
            Start accepting entries:                                  June 15, 2016
            Deadline for submission of images:            August 15, 2016
            Notification of acceptance:                           September 5, 2016
            Prints due/delivery:                                       October 1, 2016
            Exhibit opens:                                                 October 3, 2016
            Awards reception:                                          October 8, 2016
            Exhibition ends:                                              October 31, 2016
            Removal of prints:                                          November 1, 2016

Specifications for printing/framing:

To insure a cohesive standard for the display of the printed images, we are requesting the following:
All images to be framed in black frames with white mats, under glass or acrylic, with the overall size of the finished work not to exceed 24” in longest dimension in width or height, including frame.
All accepted photographs must be labeled on the back with the following information:
            First and last name.
            Title of work
            Price for the work
            Dimension of work (completed size as framed)

Liability:  Insurance during transit and during the show is the responsibility of the artist.  While the New Braunfels Civic/Convention Center is relatively secure, it assumes no liability for theft or damage of the photographic work.

Promotion:  The New Braunfels Photographic Society and the Civic/Convention Center will promote the show in a variety of media.  By your submission, you authorize NBPS to display your images (s) and otherwise promote the show and the club, including possible distribution of a video-resolution image in a slideshow video and photobook of the show, but you retain your full copyright.