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2023 International Alternative Processes

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Entry Deadline: 9/24/23
Application Closed

Entry Fee (Entry fee): $45.00
Media Fee(Additional Images up to 15): $5.00
Work Sample Requirements
Images | Minimum:Min. 5, Maximum:Max. 15
Total Samples | Minimum:Min. 5, Maximum:Max. 15
Call Type: Photography
Eligibility: International
State: New York


Elizabeth Avedon is an independent curator and consultant.  She works with photographers at all stages of their careers, emerging to established, to help edit and shape their work for exhibitions, books, presentations and photography events.

 Ms. Avedon is the former Director of Photo-Eye Gallery, Santa Fe and Creative Director for The Gere Foundation. She has received numerous awards and recognition for her exhibition design and publishing projects, including the retrospective exhibition and book, “Avedon: 1949-1979” for the Metropolitan Museum of Art and Dallas Museum of Fine Arts. She has also designed exhibitions for the Corcoran Gallery of Art, The Art Institute of Chicago,The Menil Collection and the Leica Gallery.Ms. Avedon leads virtual photo-book design workshops and teaches Book & Branding in the ‘Masters in Digital Photography’ department at the School of Visual Arts, NY.  In 2017, she received the “Lifetime Achievement  Award” from the Griffin Museum of Photography.

What Are Alternative Processes? 

Alternative processes include, but are not limited to: Albumen, Cyanotype, Van Dyke Brown, Platinum/Palladium, Gum Bichromate, Bromoil, Salt Print, Tintype, Ziatype, Daguerreotype, Image Transfers, Liquid Emulsion, Photogravure Chemigram as well as handmade prints created from digital negatives.  Traditional Silver Gelatin Prints, C-Prints and Digital Prints are not eligible nor can any AI generated work be submitted.


1st Place:  $300, 2nd Place: $200, 3rd Place: $100


Application Requirements

There is no limitation as to subject matter.

Eligibility Criteria

The competition is open to all photographers age 18 or older, excluding members of Soho Photo Gallery.