SVA Graduate Fashion Photography in New York

Fashion Photography program seeks candidates…
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The School of Visual Arts (SVA) is offering a Graduate  studies program in Fashion Photography. Their one year MPS Graduate Fashion Photography department is currently accepting applications (mpsfashionphoto.sva.edu) from graduating seniors in Photo.  It is the only graduate-level program that is devoted to the possibility of an advanced pursuit of fashion photography in the United States. With an influential and innovative faculty, SVA seeks to cultivate the full potential of fashion photography as a platform for invention, creativity, and cultural inquiry without compromise to familiar market forces.
We have three slots still available for September, and would like to extend our deadline through April for any MICA graduates.

Sarah Eckstine shows in Athens

MICA Photo student, Sarah Eckstine, to show in Greece…

MICA Photo is proud to announce that Sarah Eckstine has had a piece accepted into a group show in “Blank Wall Gallery” located in Athens, Greece. Her image is titled, “I Have Found” and is seen here below.

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The photograph has been selected to be exhibited at Blank Wall Gallery’s Exhibition “Black & White” in Athens, Greece from May 11 till May 24. Selections were juried and open to anyone internationally, with 100 photos being chosen for the exhibition. We will post the link to the show when it becomes available. Kudos to you, Sarah!

Call for images

Digital Print Lab video monitor to feature curated exhibition of images by, and of, female-identifying persons…

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For MICA Photo’s first-ever curated DPL exhibition, we would like to highlight our department’s female-identifying members. Each person may submit up to three images to be featured on the DPL screen for the week of April 9, 2018. Please follow the sizing requirements set for the screen (1800px on longest side at 72 dpi, sRGB color space). Artist statements/bios are not necessary. Work about femininity/gender is preferred but we are accepting anything you are proud of and want to put forward! Have fun!

-Nat Raum ‘18

Curator

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Call for Entry: 2018 Aperture Summer Open!

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2018 Aperture Summer Open

The Aperture Summer Open is an annual open-submission exhibition at Aperture Foundation’s gallery in New York, featuring a wide variety of work by photographers from around the world. Selected by a jury of leading editors and critics, the exhibition seeks to reveal and report on key themes and trends driving contemporary photography. The exhibition opens the doors of the foundation to photographers of all ages, at all points in their careers, as we seek to promote new ideas and talent.

The theme of the 2018 Aperture Summer Open is “The Way We Live Now.” The curators seek new bodies of work by photographers defining a moment of rapid change in culture, politics, technology, and self-expression. Across ideas of beauty and style, landscape and environment, and media and connectivity, how do photographs define the currents and contradictions of our moment?

The 2018 Aperture Summer Open is curated by Brendan Wattenberg, managing editor, Aperturemagazine; Siobhán Bohnacker, senior photo editor, the New Yorker; Marvin Orellana, photo editor, New York magazine; and Antwaun Sargent, independent writer and critic.

What winners receive

Winners of the Summer Open will be exhibited in a group show at Aperture Gallery, opening June 28, 2018. All finalists are announced in the foundation’s e-newsletter, which reaches fifty thousand subscribers across the globe, including curators, critics, and members of the photography community.

Submit here!

MICA Photo Alum Charlotte Duncan featured on Entropy Mag!

Lokalphoto seeks photographers

Photographer database seeks participating artists…

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About Lokalphoto:
Lokalphoto is a new online photography marketplace that is modernizing how people find, book, and pay trusted, recommended photographers. Lokalphoto’s platform features transparent pricing and availability, verified reviews and digital downloads of photos with personal usage rights. It supports both professional and amateur photographers and Baltimore is its first launch market — we just launched today, 3/27.
In additional to price and calendar availability, customers can search options like photography genre, session length, photo editing, lighting style and location type. Photographers can set their own pricing, create custom packages, message with potential clients, and deliver photos through Lokalphoto’s secure platform. Lokalphoto takes care of processing payments, sending booking communications, and tracking revenue for taxes. The company collects a 3 percent fee on package prices from photographers, which is significantly lower than industry standard. All accounts are free.
We’re just getting started and welcome MICA’s talented photographers to join our platform.

NIKON coming to MICA today

Nikon technical service reps make house call at “Town Hall”…

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Don’t forget…MICA Photo is hosting another “Town Hall Meeting” today at 2:00PM in M010. This will be an open forum to make announcements, ask questions, make suggestions, etc. Please come an contribute to the discussion. As an added feature for today, MICA Photo is happy to welcome the technical service representatives from NIKON. They will be checking, cleaning, and doing diagnostic inspections of all NIKON camera equipment today. Please bring in your digital AND film cameras, lenses, flashes, etc. for a free inspection & cleaning. This is a great opportunity to get your gear checked!