“SlowExposures,” the nationally recognized photography exhibition that underscores the diversity and complexity of the rural South, is currently inviting fine art photographers to apply to this year’s sixth annual event by submitting their photos taken in the “Southeast” and/or “West Central Georgia” to a distinguished panel of professional photo jurors.
The deadline for submissions is Sunday, June 15, 2008.
Jurors Jamie Allen (George Eastman House, Rochester, NY) and Mike Smith (East Tennessee State University, Johnson City, TN) will choose a limited number of images from the scores of images that are submitted.
These will be showcased in the annual exhibition and sale that opens on Friday, September 19 for two weekends in the picturesque town of Concord, Georgia, in Pike County, an hour’s drive from the Atlanta airport.
The theme for this year’s exhibit is “The Rural South – Real and Imagined.”
“SlowExposures 2008” features two categories: “Photographs of the Southeast” can include images taken anywhere in the Southeastern United States. “Photographs of West Central Georgia” can include images taken anywhere in Bibb, Coweta, Crawford, Harris, Heard, Lamar, Meriwether, Monroe, Muscogee, Spalding, Talbot, Taylor, Troup and Upson Counties in addition to Pike County, home of “SlowExposures.”
Photographers may enter up to four images in each category for a nonrefundable fee of $30 per category with checks written to the Pike Historic Preservation, beneficiary of SlowExposures. Final winners will share $2,000 in awards at the September show.
Copies of the “Call for Entries” applications may be picked up at The Next Chapter Bookstore, Griffin; Showcase School of Photography in Atlanta; A Novel Experience Bookstore, or the Pike County Chamber of Commerce on the Square in Zebulon; or the Concord Café in Concord.
For complete rules and regulations regarding this year’s “Call for Entries,” please visit www.slowexposures.org or contact “Slow Exposures 2008,” P.O. Box 489, Zebulon, GA, 30295, (770) 567-3600.
by Joe McKaughan
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