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2020 International Krappy Kamera Competition
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Entry Deadline: 12/23/19
Application Closed

Entry Fee (International Krappy Kamera Competition 2020): $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

Brian Paul Clamp is the owner and director of the ClampArt gallery, located in Chelsea,  New York City.  The gallery specializes in modern and contemporary art with an emphasis on photography. ClampArt mounts ten to fifteen exhibitions per year featuring the work of emerging and mid-career artists. For eight years prior to opening ClampArt in 2000, Brian Paul Clamp served as the director of a gallery on Manhattan’s Upper East Side that specialized in late 19th and early 20th century American art. In addition to curating exhibitions at his own gallery, Clamp has juried numerous photography shows at various venues throughout the United States, and has reviewed photographers’ portfolios on dozens of panels over the past several years. Brian Paul Clamp is the author of over thirty publications on American art and also contributes written work to various art periodicals.
What is a Krappy Kamera.

 Our philosophy at Soho Photo Gallery is that in the hands of any artist great photographs can be made with basic equipment.  To explore this talent, we are searching for extraordinary photographs made with lousy lenses. Examples of some Krappy Kameras are the Holga, Diana, Ansco, and pinhole cameras. You can also create your own Krappy Kamera by using your non-Krappy Kamera (e.g. 4x5, SRL, DSLR) and exchanging the lens with a Krappy lens (e.g.pinhole body cap or Holga-type lens).Cell phones, disposables and point and shoot cameras are ineligible. Remember, just because a camera is old and moldy doesn't make it Krappy. The lens is the determining factor.

Digital entries must be uploaded at where you will find instructions for submissions. The competition is open to all photographers age 18 years old or older, excluding members of Soho Photo Gallery.

 Winning Photographs 
Photographs must be framed and wired for hanging.  Maximum height or width (including frame) for exhibited work cannot exceed 48 inches.  Packing and delivery instructions will be mailed to winners.  Photographs not suitably prepared will be excluded.

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