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Five photo contests, including WPGA

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Photobizguru notifies us of five contests that are worth a look:

Wide Open
Brooklyn Waterfront Artists Coalition
Wide Open spaces… arms wide open… eyes wide open… Just feel all the possibilities of knowledge and freedom and love. But as with all things, there is the inevitable opposite. Wide open to attack… wide open to lawsuit… wide open to corruption… wide open to failure…What kind of fantasy phrase is this?
Jurors: Anne Strauss – Associate Curator, Metropolitan Museum of Art, NYC; Nicholas Baume – Director & Chief Curator, Public Art Fund, NYC; Mark Hughes – Director, Galleria Lelong, Chelsea, NYC; Bill Murphy – Associate Professor & Gallery Director, Printmaker & Painter, Wagner College, NYC
Deadline: January 25, 2009

THE JACOB RIIS AWARD (named after the Danish-American photographer, 1849-1914). This is a portfolio call for entries. Grand prize is a portfolio in Eyemazing Magazine plus  $3,000.
Deadline is January 24, 2010.

Julia Margaret Cameron Award
JULIA MARGARET CAMERON AWARD for women photographers only.  The winner’s images will be published in ZOOM Magazine, plus $3,000.
Deadline: February 28, 2010
Sponsored in part by Women Photographers of America.

Fort Dearborn-Chicago International Photography Contest Photo Forum
International Photography Contest 2010
The competition has five categories: people, places, still-life, nature, and alteration of reality. 30 selected images will be exhibited at the Morpho Gallery in Chicago.
Early Bird Deadline February 14, 2010
Final Deadline April 14, 2010

Internatinal Photography Contest 2010
From the MPLS – Photo Center in Minneapolis
The works of selected artists will be exhibited for six weeks in the Center’s gallery, plus three cash awards.
Deadline: March 8, 2009