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May 3, 2012

CONTACT is an annual festival of photography in Toronto. Beginning April 27 for the month of May, over 1,000 local, national and international artists exhibit at more than 200 venues around the city. CONTACT is the largest photography event in the world, and a premiere cultural event in Canada.

This year's festivities include seven Primary Exhibitions, ten Public Installations and 32 Featured Exhibitions. This year, there will be 134 Open Exhibitions, showcasing over 1,000 artists across the city of Toronto. The festival will also feature a two-day portfolio reviews session with curators, art dealers, and publishers.

For more info, check out: htttp://scotiabankcontactphoto.com

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May 3, 2012

LOOK3 Festival of the Photograph is a celebration of photography, created by photographers, for those who share a passion for the still image. The Festival features exhibits and on-stage appearances of three "INsight" photographers, as well as exhibitions, outdoor projections, workshops and interviews over three days and nights.

This year, LOOK3 will celebrate the work of Alex Webb, Donna Ferrato, Stanley Greene, David Doubilet, Lynsey Addario, Hank Willis Thomas, Robin Schwartz, Camille Seaman, and Bruce Gilden.

For tickets and more information, visit: http://look3.org

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May 3, 2012

Submit your work to the Daylight Photo Awards for your chance to win $1,000, a solo exhibtion and a multimedia feature.

Your work will be viewed by some of the top professionals in the industry including:

David Bram, Fraction Magazine, Alexa Dilworth, Center for Documentary Studies, Jim Estrin, New York Times, Paul Moakley, Time Magazine, and Jessie Wender, New Yorker Magazine.

To enter the awards, visit: http://www.daylightmagazine.org/content/daylight-photo-awards

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May 3, 2012

Snap! Orlando is a 4-day photography celebration showcasing the work of renowned international and national photographers, as well as local talent. Hosted in Downtown Orlando, Snap! includes large scale exhibits, projections, receptions, educational seminars, student and community competitions, youth programs, and much more.

Snap! 2012 explores "Urban Wild" with imagery examining the juxtaposition and paradox of wildlife, urbanism and humanity. "Urban Wild" features exhibits by Moby, Miru Kim, Mi-Zo, Oleg Dou, Ben Lowry, Travis Dove, Andrew Hetherington, Filip Dujardin, Damien Blottiere, Gabriel Wickbold (Brazil), Gregory Scott and PDN's 30 2012 Emerging Photographers to Watch.

For More information, visit: http://snaporlando.com/

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May 3, 2012

Peter Barberie, Curator of Photographs at the Philadelphia Museum of Art and curator of recent shows by Zoe Strauss and Mark Cohen, will juror the 2012 Photo Review Photography Competition. The PhotoReview is a highly acclaimed critical journal of photographer. The journal will reproduce accepted entries in its 2012 competition issue and on its website.

The prize winning photographers will also be chosen for an exhibition at teh photography gallery of The University of the Arts, Philadelphia. Numerous Editor's Selections will be exhibited in several Photo Review web galleries.

To enter, visit: www.photoreview.org/compete.htm

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May 3, 2012

'Photographs Not Taken' is a collection of essays by photographers about moments that never became a picture. Conceived and edited by Will Steacy, each photographer was asked to abandon the camera and instead, use words to recreate the image that never made it through their lens.

Now available as an eBook.

Join Daylight, Amy Elkins, and Eirik Johnson on May 11th at 7:30pm, at Ampersand Bookstore and Gallery in Portland, Oregon for a booksigning and discussion.

www.ampersandvintage.com

Due to the popularity of the event at MoMA PS1, we have added another panel on June 29th from 6:30-8pm at Photoville in Brooklyn. Panelists TBD.

www.photovillenyc.org

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April 7, 2012

Photographs Not Taken is a collection of essays by photographers about moments that never became a picture. Conceived and edited by Will Steacy, each photographer was asked to abandon the camera and, instead, use words to recreate the image that never made it through their lens.

The first book signing will be on April 22 (from 2pm-4pm) at MoMA PS1 in Long Island City, Queens, New York.

The second book signing will be on May 11 (from 7:00pm-9pm) at Ampersand in Portland, Oregon.

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April 7, 2012

Please join us at our inaugural event on Wednesday, April 18th from 6pm-9pm for a series oriented around community, local food and fun.

Help us celebrate the launch of the Daylight Project Space in Hillsborough, NC. The night's events will feature food from Eco Farm prepared by James Beard. Award-nominated Pancuito Chef-Owner Aaron Vandemark, will provide the local beer and wine, and live music by The Hammond Eggs, as well as a screening of short environmentally oriented films.

The nights menu will include yellow squash, cucumbers, kale, chard, collards, arugula, turnips, radishes, lettuces, strawberries and pork. Please reserve your spot now as we can only seat 50 people.

Tickets are $130 and can be purchased by calling 919.732.6261

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April 7, 2012

The Savannah College of Art and Design photography department hosts its fourth annual Silver & Ink lecture and panel discussion series and exhibition. Events celebrating all aspects of commercial and fine art photography are free and open to the public.

HIghly regarded for her documentary work worldwide, keynote speaker Debbie Fleming Caffery has, for 39 years documented the Louisiana sugar cane harvesting with a book, "Carry Me Home" published by the Smithsonian Press.

Website: http://www.scad.edu/photography/silver-and-ink/index.cfm

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April 7, 2012

Explore the possibilities of the visual image with the ICP-Bard MFA program or in one of ICP's One-Year Certificate programs: General Studies or Documentary and Photojournalism. ICP's preeminent educational environment and unparalleled resources embrace photography from historical to contemporary, and from photojournalism to fine artmaking.

Website: http://www.icp.org/school

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