Photo News: Foam magazine Talent call, Flak Photo 100 Portraits and Photoshelter best photo blog posts of the year

Today’s post is a call for entries to Foam magazine’s annual competition to be featured in the magazine next year, some ‘best of’ photo blog posts courtesy of a Photoshelter survey, and 100 Portraits – 100 Photographers taken from its archive.

Foam Magazine’s annual Talent Call is now open inviting “new talents” aged between 18-35 to submit their work… Those chosen will receive an eight-page portfolio showcasing their series, along with an interview by an esteemed writer, in the fall issue of Foam Magazine #28/Talent”.

17 April 2011

Upload two projects/series of work with at least eight digital low-resolution images per project.

There is a maximum of 20 low-resolution files in total.

All images preferably in JPG format.

Please note: a selection of random photos will not be considered. Include a brief description (maximum one A4) of the projects/series in a Word document. Include an abridged CV in a Word document

Please make sure that all requested information and images are compressed into ONE ZIPFILE which is named in this order: first name surname.

Selection for Talent 2011 will focus on projects that address the question: What¹s Next?

The Foam Magazine Talent Call is open to all photographers under the age of 35, from all over the world.

The editorial board will choose the portfolios according to creative vision and the concept of the series presented, among other criteria.

The entrance fee is 30 euros, and “the competition is fierce”.

Go to Read First for more info.

Andy Adams has put together a selection of portraits from archive. He says: “For the past four years I’ve been publishing, a website that features contemporary photography from an international community of artists. This fall, I teamed up with curator and Indie Photobook Library creator Larissa Leclair to produce a photo projection for FotoWeek DC.

“In the spirit of the public art projection in Washington D.C., I developed this digital exhibition so we can share the work of these artists with an international online audience, wherever they are in the world. Since launching in early November 100 Portraits has been viewed by more than 30,000 visitors from 24 countries.

“Online publishing and community collaboration are inspiring forces in my photo work and this project is another part of my mission to promote significant artists to a global audience of people who are passionate about photography.”

Photoshelter Best of 2010 – Our Favorite Blog Posts of the Year asked photographers, bloggers, editors, and photo industry pros what caught links and blogs caught their eye this year in the online world of photography.

“Their answers, combined with our favorite posts produced a list that covers photo-centric topics from business and marketing, to social media, photo technique, legal issues, and the all important inspiration.

“The result, a list broken down into 9 different categories, is a collection of useful, inspirational, funny, smart, creative and simply brilliant posts that make us all a little bit smarter, and a lot more motivated to keep seeing, shooting, and sharing.”


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