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Call for Entries: Layers, Roho Photo Gallery, Cincinnati

May 1, 2011

“Layers”
Group Single Image Exhibit / Competition

PLUS
RoHo Solos II
2nd Floor Gallery Solo Exhibit
Gallery, Book and Online Exhibitions
Entry Deadline: May 1, 2011

Entry Details

The photographic process begins with the idea… the idea of what the image will be.
It may be the idea to set up a still life, to decide to go to a garden, to choose a model for a particular portrait or nude, or it may be positioning yourself and the camera at a strategic location. Next may come the choice of film… black and white or color, OR, digital, jpg or raw… portrait or landscape, aperture, shutter speed… the composition, and the release. The resulting image may be developed in a darkroom or processed on a computer… burning, dodging, bleaching, fixing… curves adjustments, Layers, saturation, and sharpening. These component steps, and countless other possibilities form the “Layers” of the creative photographic process.

The thought of all the steps, decisions, and serendipities in the creative process of photography is what inspires the name of this exhibit: “Layers.”

We have given a great deal of thought on whether each exhibit should be themed or open. There are merits to both, but everytime we think of choosing a theme, we feel anguish at not seeing the diversity we have come to know and love in our previous exhibits.

In that spirit, RoHo invites photographers to enter photographic images IN ANY STYLE OR GENRE OF PHOTOGRAPHY.
Image capture may be either film or digital. Image compositions are welcome.

This Call for Entries is actually for two completely separate exhibits:

1. “Layers” – Opening May 2011
2. 2nd Floor Gallery Solo Exhibit – Opening August 2011: “RoHo Solos II”

How does this work?
WITH THE ENTRY OF 8 OR MORE IMAGES, the photographer is eligible for a Solo Exhibit in RoHo’s 2nd Floor Gallery IN ADDITION to the “Layers – 2011” exhibit.

As if this is not enough, we are planning on continuing the solo exhibits throughout the next year at least. The first 4 solo exhibiting photographers will be presented in a new annual book series, “RoHo Solos.” The book will showcase the 4 photographer’s solo exhibits.

Jury:
“Layers – 2011” and the second of our RoHo Solos will be juried by RoHo Co-Director, William Spangler (Bill)

Exhibits:
“Layers – 2011:”

Up to 30 of the top images will be exhibited in our physical gallery:
RoHo Photo Gallery, Cincinnati: May 27, 2011 – July 30, 2011

Opening Reception: May 27, 2011 6:00 to 10:00 PM

Location: RoHo Photo Gallery
209 Woodward Loft G
Cincinnati, OH 45202

All accepted images will be exhibited in RoHo’s Online Gallery and the “Layers – 2011” book version to be published by Edgecliff Press

2nd Floor Gallery Solo Exhibit:
Images from the Solo Exhibit
Winner will be exhibited in our 2nd Floor Gallery at RoHo in Cincinnati: August 26, 2011 – October 29, 2011
Opening Reception, in conjunction with the opening of RoHo’s next group exhibit: August 26, 2011 6:00 to 10:00 PM

Images from the Solo Exhibit Winner will be displayed in RoHo’s Online Gallery and will also be included in the first volume of “RoHo Solos.” The book will be published once the 4th of this new series of Solo Exhibitors has been chosen.

Submissions:
Entries are to be submitted as jpg files. See the “Entry Details Page” for more information and to enter the exhibit.
The non-refundable entry fee is $25 for the first image.
Additional images may be entered at $10 each.
Photographers entering 8 images or more are eligible for both the “Layers – 2011” exhibit and the second solo exhibit of “RoHo Solos”