Chance for Fine Art Photographers

Silvershotz is publishing a book of portfolios of photography.
While there is a fee attached to this, given the quality of Silvershotz magazine and the likely exposure, it seems a reasonable and worthwhile opportunity.

Silvershotz is publishing a 210 page soft cover book to be released in October 2008. Building on the reputation and integrity of the Silvershotz magazine this book will be a serious item to purchase for all those interested in collecting and acquiring work from contemporary fine art photographers.

20,000 copies will be printed for distribution through our regular bookstores and newsstands in 11 countries. A further 2,000 will be available for purchase online or through our magazine and 500 copies will be provided free of charge to selected Auction houses, galleries, museums and collectors around the world. Every artist will be entitled to a double page spread showcasing their work to the key decision makers in the world.
Applications are invited by previous artists featured in this magazine, aspiring artists who want to be considered and artists nominated or represented by galleries and/or agencies.

 There is NO application fee.

How to apply.
1. Only electronic submissions please to [email protected]
2. To avoid the SPAM filter put “100 fine art folios submission” in the subject line of your email.
3. Attach a maximum of 6 images with your email; save at 72 dpi, jpg images sized at approximately 21 x 21 cms. The file size should not exceed 1mb.
4. Attach a word document that contains a bio and artist statement of up to 500 words.
5. Ensure that the email contains ALL your contact details; name, address and contact telephone numbers and website details of you or your gallery.

All applications will be reviewed by a panel of industry experts who will determine the final 100 folios to be showcased. Their decision is final. Successful applicants will be notified in August and must have high-resolution files ready.

If accepted, there is a fee of USD$990.00 or £450.00. This fee covers: editing, administration, approval of the layout for your two pages, creative and design fees, post editing, printing, binding, shipping , distribution, marketing and three free copies per artist. There are no articles or advertisers, just folios. The soft cover book is your showcase and a unique opportunity to be on the world stage. Silvershotz has the infrastructure to help artists promote themselves and their work.

The fee can be paid directly by the individual photographer, the photographer’s representative, a sponsor, either individual or corporate. Please DO NOT send an application if you are not in a position to pay the fee.

What a fantastic opportunity.

Closing date for all applications is extended to July 31st 2008

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