Joyce Tenneson @ MOPA

Canon’s Explorer’s of Light with George’s Camera is bringing Joyce Tenneson to MOPA for a lecture Friday, November 4th!

It starts at 7 pm and concludes at 8:30 pm, so our students can still have a Friday R&R!

THE EVENT IS FREE….you and your students just have to RSVP with MOPA. The easiest way to do so would be to direct everyone to<> and follow the link to our calendar, which contains easy steps to our registration page to secure their free ticket(s) to the event.

You’re Invited: Untitled 2016. THIS SATURDAY

APA San Diego is hosting our annual Untitled Photographic Exhibition, a one-night only exhibition and benefit auction of fine art photography THIS SATURDAY, October 22nd, from 7-9pm at 3rdSpace, 4610 Park Blvd, San Diego CA, 92116.

30 exceptional images will be displayed and sold on silent auction benefitting the Museum of Photographic Arts. Enjoy the rotating slideshow of all the contest entries, drinks, and more.
We would love for you and your students to join us, check out what our local photographers are doing and enjoy the show. This event is free and open to the public, however you can RSVP to the event here. Feel free to print the attached poster or send out by email or on social media. Hope to see you there!

Ilana Diamond
Chapter Director, APA | San Diego
p 516.633.5949


Free Event – Open Portfolio Walk – Thurs Oct. 20th as part of Medium Festival of Photography

There are many events at the Medium Festival of Photography that can earn extra credit.

Here is a free one that would allow you to see a lot of photography related work. It is the open portfolio walk, this Thursday, 10/20

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Open Portfolio Walk, Thurs. Oct. 20, Lafayette Hotel, 7-9pm

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Join participating 2016 Eye to Eye Portfolio Review photographers for a fun and informal viewing of their original prints at this FREE public event. The Open Portfolio Walk brings together curators, collectors, photographers and fans of the medium for an inspiring peek into the creative minds of dozens of participating portfolio review photographers from across the country.

Medium Festival of Photography starts this week

2016 Medium Festival of Photography

California’s premier festival of photography returns to the Lafayette Hotel this week. The 2016 Medium Festival offers many free events, exhibitions, book signings, a portfolio sharing night with 65 photographers, as well as lectures by some of today’s prominent voices in photography. Complete event information is available on the Festival website<>, with passes available at the Lafayette Hotel beginning Thursday. The Medium Festival of Photography runs Oct. 20-23.


Keynote Lecture with Penelope Umbrico

Join New York based artist Penelope Umbrico on Friday, Oct. 21 at 7pm for the Medium Festival of Photography’s 2016 Keynote Lecture<>. Umbrico’s work examines our relationship with photographic images and how new technology is shaping the creative possibilities of the medium. Tickets for the lecture are available beginning Thursday, Oct. 20 inside the Lafayette Hotel.


Daylight Books Fall 2016 launch party

Join Daylight Books on Saturday, Oct. 22 from 8-10pm for a book release and signing by 5 recently published artists, including Vincent Cianni, Barbara Kyne, Mark Marchesi, Nish Nalbandian and Michael Paganelli. The event is FREE and held on the pool veranda at the Lafayette Hotel. Complete information is available on the Medium Festival website<>.


Open Show San Diego #2

Open Show San Diego hosts 3 participating photographers on Saturday, Oct. 22 from 7-8pm to present their work as part of an open community discussion. The artists include Kathleen Laraia McLaughlin, Jason Pearson, and Amy Kanka Valadarsky. Complete information is available on the Open Show website<>.

Exhibitions opening this week


Size Matters at Low Gallery

Low Gallery<> and the Medium Festival of Photography present the second annual Size Matters exhibition highlighting photographic works smaller than 10". Curated by Allie Haeusslein of Pier 24 Photography<> (San Francisco) the show draws on submissions of photographs from Asia, Europe, North and South America. An opening reception with participating artists takes place Saturday, Oct. 22 from 7-10pm. Several San Diego artists are included in the exhibition.

Exhibitions (ongoing)

George Tice: Urban Landscapes<>
Joseph Bellows Gallery, through Oct. 28

Javier Alonzo: Yosemite<>
Scarlet Letter Bookstore, through Oct. 29 (Normal Heights)

David Harrison: Weber Bakery to Bread and Salt<>
Bread and Salt, through Oct. 31 (Barrio Logan)

With Abandon: Works by SDSU Alumni 2011-2016<>
SDSU Downtown Gallery, through Nov. 6

The Uses of Photography: Art, Politics, and the Reinvention of a Medium<>
Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego (La Jolla), through Nov. 10

DeLIMITations: A Survey of the 1821 United States – Mexico Border<>
Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego (downtown), through Nov. 27

Matt Eich: Carry Me Ohio<>
jdc Fine Art, through Nov. 30 (artist’s reception Oct. 22)

AJA Project<>
Gallery open Friday, 3-6pm

Special thanks to our Supporters!





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EARLY ENTRY :: College & High School Photography Contest

Photographer’s Forum Magazine
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Over $8,500 in Cash Grants and Prizes
All Winning and Finalist Images Published

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1st PLACE :: COLLEGE :: $2,000 plus PENTAX K-3 II camera and lens system* 1st PLACE :: HIGH SCHOOL :: $2,000 plus PENTAX K-3 II camera and lens system* –
2nd PLACE :: COLLEGE :: $1,000 cash grant
2nd PLACE :: HIGH SCHOOL :: $1,000 cash grant

3rd PLACE :: COLLEGE :: $500 cash grant
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4th PLACE AWARDS (x5) :: COLLEGE :: Five $150 grants
4th PLACE AWARDS (x5) :: HIGH SCHOOL :: Five $150 grants

All Honorable Mentions will be listed in the May 2017 issue of Photographer’s Forum magazine and will receive a certificate of outstanding merit.

Art Show at Mission Brewery, 10/1 featuring our own Glorrissa Rodriguez

The Show is almost here!…
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Dear Artists and Photographers!

We are less than a two weeks away from showtime and looking forward to a great exhibit! Our team is looking forward to meeting you all on the 1st! Please do not hesitate to contact us with any questions you may have. In the meantime, I am enclosing some important information regarding the exhibit.

Warm Regards,

Renee M. Smith
Conception Global Art Collective

We are excited to announce that a panel of anonymous industry experts have been selected to adjudicate and select the winner for our ‘Award for Excellence’ . Our panel will consider the following:

Best of Luck to you all!

We’ve created a Facebook Event for the show, please feel free to share the page with friends and family.
Our wonderful host venue, Mission Brewery will have a full service, cash bar available from until 10pm. Those of you wishing to purchase alcohol, be sure to bring identification to prove you are over 21.
Saturday, October 1th
1 pm – 4 pm
Please no later than 4 pm as doors open at 5 pm
Take Down/ Strike
Artists may take down work after
10 pm
Artwork cannot be stored in venue overnight
A friendly reminder that the ticket deadline is Monday (September 26th) at 12pm.
If you need an extension, please let us know.
Accounting for Tickets
In order for tickets to be accredited to your account, they must be purchased under your artist profile. Friends and Family should have access to your profile link and click the green "buy tickets" button underneath your photo to purchase
Purchasing Options

If you wish to ‘purchase your guest list’ outright, feel free to do so via paypal to: info

If you have sold some but not all of your tickets you may also choose to purchase the remaining ‘guest list’. Just be sure to provide your booker with the names of guests that you give the tickets to so we can ensure they are on the list at will call.

Now is the time to rally your friends and followers to purchase a ticket to come out and support you and your work.

Remember, tickets at the door will be $25 and the venue will fill up FAST.
Remind your guests to guarantee entry, advance tickets are suggested.

Displaying Artwork

We provide you with a space allocation of 5ft (width) x 5ft (height). The walls are free standing chain link fences.

You may curate your allocated space as you like. See image for example.

In addition to your artwork we suggest you have business cards and or a brief biography displayed.

Hanging Artwork

All Artwork should be ‘hang ready.’

We provide ‘S Hooks’ to enable you to hang your work directly onto the gridwall but ask that you come prepared and have the back of each individual work wired for install.


We provide lighting as pictured, if you require additional lighting to light a specific piece, it can be purchased at Home Depot for appx $7.

We suggest you price your work or have a price list at hand for guests. Any sales you make are 100% yours to keep, you handle all your own transactions. It is suggested to perhaps have some cash on your person incase you need to give somebody change.
We also encourage the use of ‘Square’ a highly efficient way to take payments from buyers who wish to pay by credit card.
No personal belongings should be left in displaying area. Your personal items are your responsibility. Try to limit what you bring with you to the essentials
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A Ship in the Woods – Show and opportunity for Photo Students

Hello Photo friends,
Attached is an opportunity for student photographers. The event is this weekend on Sunday September 25, 1-7pm at A Ship in the Woods in Escondido. Here’s a link to the event if you’re interested in coming –
It’s going to be a great show with over 30 artists and several musical acts including punk pioneers, the Mekons! I’ll also being showing one of my new peices🙂 Please share with students who may be interested!


WSOHOIPDS photographer invite.pdf