Call Detail
City of Lone Tree: Exploring the Light Photo Show 2017
Lone Tree Arts Center
10075 Commons Street
Lone Tree, Colorado 80124

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Call Type: Photography
Eligibility: Local
State: Colorado
Event Dates: 3/16/17 - 5/17/17
Entry Deadline: 2/23/17
Application Closed
Images - Minimum: 1, Maximum: 3
Total Media - Minimum: 1, Maximum: 3
Entry Fee (City of Lone Tree: Exploring the Light 2017): $35.00

Tuesday, February 14th, 2017 by 11:59pm



Photographers MUST be able to deliver and pick-up their photos in person at the Lone Tree Arts Center.  Images will not be accepted by any other means (UPS, FEDEX, USPS, etc.).
Entry Requirements:
  • Eligible photographers may enter up to 3 images via (CaFE TM).
  • Images must be originals executed and altered by the photographer only.
  • Images should be non-offensive to a general audience of all ages.
  • Images must be for sale.
  • Images must have been completed within the last 3 years and not shown in a previous Lone Tree Photo Show.  
  • Accepted images must remain on display through the duration of this exhibit.  They cannot be picked up earlier than the arranged date below.  
  • Images must be delivered and retrieved during the designated drop-off and pick-up times ONLY.  If you are unable to make these dates and times work, please do not apply for the show. (Drop-off March 15th from 10am-12pm / Pick-up May 18th from 9am-11am)
  • Images must include a finished frame size and sales price on the application.  This information will be printed.  
  • Images cannot display the artists name or any identifying mark on the front of the image or frame.  They can be signed on the back of the image.
  • Photographers may submit in multiple categories but must select the "multiple category" option in CaFE TM and provide the intended category for jurying within the description of the image.  

2017 Categories:

Black & White
Human Element -
Showing a person or subject in the grand landscape

Jurying and Awards:

Individual images submitted via CaFE TM are juried by a blind jury review process. Invited images are juried for awards based on final presentation of artwork including the image quality, content, frame, mat and tile.  Photographer identification will be hidden from view when jurying.  Total cash awards are estimated at $3,250.  Best of Show as well as first and second place winners in each category will be awarded gallery space for several weeks after the show at the Lone Tree Arts Center. Awards include: first, second and third place in every category.  Best of Show and People's Choice.  
Entry and Fees:

Photographers must apply via CaFE TM by the entry deadline of Tuesday, February 14th, 2017. Up to 3 entries may be submitted by an individual.  A non-refundable $35 entry fee is required.  Fees may be paid via credit card on CaFE TM or check made payable to the City of Lone Tree and mailed to: Lone Tree Arts Center, c/o Photo Show, 10075 Commons Street, Lone Tree, CO. 80124. 


All images must be delivered framed and ready to hang.  Framing must meet gallery quality standards.  Frames must be undamaged and reinforced with hardware and taut picture wire (D-rings and braided picture hanging wire is acceptable, however saw tooth hangers are NOT acceptable) and suitable for the Arakawa Hanging System.  If you provide a piece of artwork with no wire, it will be turned away.  We ask that the wire be taut, not loose and adequatley secured. Plaque board, metal and Plexiglas are acceptable.  Glass clips for framing are NOT acceptable. Framed, finished images must not weigh more than 35lbs or exceed 48" framed.  A label must be attached to the back of the image, identifying artist, title, category and price.  Entries not meeting specifications will be turned away.  

Sales and Bin Work:

All images must be for sale.  The Lone Tree Arts Center will conduct sales at the Box Office and retain 20% commission on all sales.  Accepted photographers may sell Bin Work at the opening reception ONLY.  You may bring your own bin or use one of ours, they will be made available on a first come first serve basis .  Exploring the Light catalogues listing artist contact and sales information will be available to the public throughout the photo show.  Images may not be removed before the end of the Photo Show.
Exploring the Light - Photo Show Book for Purchase

With the photographer's permission, the Lone Tree Photo Club will compose a book with accepted entries representing Exploring the Light 2017.  Accepted images will be printed with the photographer's name and information about the image such as location, camera and the story behind the image.  To participate, you must indicate participation under the questions in CaFE TM and submit the Exploring the Light Questionnaire that also is in that section.  Exploring the Light will be available for viewing and purchase online after the close of the show in June.  

2017 Juror:

Josephy Roybal is a professional fine art landscape photographer based in Denver, Colorado. Joseph's passion for photography comes from a simple love of the outdoors and being amongst the peaks, along the ocean's coastline or middle of a meadow full of wildflowers. Joseph specializes in creating compelling imagery bringing the viewer into the scene asif they were standing there in person.  Joseph has travelled and photographed extensively from the backcountry here his native state, beautiful Colorado to the peaks of Patagonia, coastlines of the Pacific Northwest all the way tothe Souks of Morocco and deserts of Africa.  Joseph's tagline, Explore.Learn.Share. comes from a simple desire to take everything he has learned and experienced in the field and share that with others from private 1:1 photo tours topost processing techniques getting your images to look their best for print. Joseph is proud tobe represented by several of the industry's leading companies from photography to apparel being a member of the Zenfolio Ambassador's Team, Lowepro Storyteller Team, ZEAL Optics, Mountain Standard, Peak Design and Vanguard Tripods. Visit his website at: 

Questions and Information

For Exploring the Light details please read the Frequently Asked Questions page at  If you can't find your answer there, please contact Allissa Dailey at 720.509.1011 or  
Important Dates:

January 13th - Call for Entry
February 14th - Deadline / Entry closed
February 15th - 16th - Jurying
February 17th - Notification
March 15th - Receive Images: 10am-12pm
Week of March 20th - Jurying the Winners
TBD - Opening Reception
May 18th - Pick-up Images: 9am-11am

Viewing Hours for Show

Monday through Friday, 10am-4pm and prior to or during any performance at the Lone Tree Arts Center.  Check the calendar on the website for dates outside of Monday through Friday.  
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