FOCUS photo l.a.
FOCUS photo l.a. Winter 2023 Registration
Sunday, January 8, 2023 Midnight
EXPOSURE LIKE NEVER BEFORE ______________________________________________________ Enter today for the opportunity to become a Top 20 Finalist and have your work exhibited during photo l.a. 2023 in California! OUR MISSION For 30 years, photo l.a. has celebrated and brought together the photography and arts community from around the world to Los Angeles. It is with this mission that we present FOCUS photo l.a., the educative component of the live fair and a biannual competition open to help provide emerging and mid-career artists/photographers a platform to promote their work within the photo l.a. network and expand their career opportunities. THE COMPETITION FOCUS photo l.a. Finalists are determined by a panel of renowned art + photography experts who will select the Top 20 photographers from the completed submissions. All finalists will have their winning photograph professionally printed and expertly framed by our partners to be exhibited within the FOCUS photo l.a. installation during photo l.a. 2023. An estimated 10,000 patrons are expected throughout the photo l.a. weekend including curators, collectors, dealers, gallerists, artists, students, practitioners, and enthusiasts. One (1) Winner will be selected from the Top 20 Finalists and receive a $1000 cash award. Artists + Photographers can submit a MAXIMUM of ten (10) images per submission during the open period. Submissions are open to ALL Artists + Photographers working in all themes, types, and genres of photography. No original prints will be exhibited. COMPETITION OPENS: October 4th, 2022 COMPETITION CLOSES: January 8th, 2023 MIDNIGHT PST
Competition Rules
To enter, simply Register here. Upload a MAXIMUM of ten (10) images per submission, pay the Registration Fee (early bird fee of $40 USD, regular fee of $60 USD), and submit them into the competition ________________ UPLOAD INSTRUCTIONS: - JPG images only! - Images must be less than 8mb in file size. - Please rename files before uploading to not contain any SPECIAL CHARACTERS (" ' @ / | : < > *) - Photos must be saved at 72 DPI before being uploaded (*PLEASE NOTE: 300 DPI will be requested and sent separately if you become a Finalist). Once you have provided the nominal entry fee for a MAXIMUM of ten (10) images per submission, your images will officially be entered into the current competition and you will receive a confirmation email. Only the first ten (10) images submitted per submission will be judged! *PLEASE NOTE: FINALISTS will need to provide a high-res file for an exhibition-only print that will be reproduced by our partners for FOCUS photo l.a. installation at photo l.a. live fair ~ .JPEG or .TIFF file format 24" on the longest side 300 dpi All layers flattened 8-bit RGB mode Embedded profile "Adobe RGB 1998" suggested IMPORTANT FAQs - Q: Who owns the rights to the images I submit? A: You do. The artist/photographer retains all rights to submitted images. photo l.a. may only use digital images of Finalists' works submitted to the organization for marketing, promoting, and executing FOCUS photo l.a. only. No original prints will be accepted for exhibition! photo l.a. use of Finalists' digital images is non-exclusive and photo l.a. will never sell the framed exhibited work without a prior written mutual contract.