Call For Entries: IR Dreaming

© Carol Watson

Submission Deadline - August 24, 2009 (Midnight PST)

About the Theme - IR Dreaming

This show will feature the art and magic of infrared photography, from both film and digital cameras.  Infrared photography captures light that is beyond the visible spectrum using special cameras or film that is sensitive to infrared light. This exhibition will feature photographers and artists that employ this technique to create compelling and surreal images.

Watson Studio Gallery invites and encourages all photographers and digital illustrators working in all media, to participate in this exhibition.

The exhibition is open to all domestic and international photographers working with digital or traditional photography, digital/photo illustration or combinations of these media as long as infrared digital cameras or film was involved in the process. Submissions that use Photoshop IR filters or plug-ins on non-infrared photographs are not eligible.

Exhibition and Awards:
As a benefit of being selected for this exhibition, artists and their work will be seen by an audience of artists and collectors who appreciate photographic and digital art forms.

- Winning images will be exhibited and available for sale at Watson Studio Gallery in Johnson City, Texas from Sep. 26 to Oct. 24, 2009.

- Winners will also be prominently featured on the Watson Studio Gallery website and be included in news releases to various local and web publications.

- A public reception for the artists will take place on Saturday, Sep 26th from 4pm to 8pm.

Cash Awards:
- Two Juror’s Selection awards: $250 each
- Visitor’s Choice award: $100


Carol Watson is the Director of Watson Studio Gallery and an award-winning photographer in her own right. Carol’s work has been displayed throughout the US and the world. Her work has appeared in various books and magazines including World’s Greatest Black and White Photography and National Geographic Traveler. Carol was awarded the Lucie Award for New Discovery of the Year in 2005 by the International Photography Awards for a series of digital infrared images titled “Prairie Solitude”. She has also been selected to appear in two IPA Best of Show traveling exhibitions. Carol has inspired many photographers to explore digital infrared photography through various lectures and workshops. She has an extensive portfolio of infrared fine art images that are in personal art collections throughout the world.

Entry Fees
- The entry fee for this exhibition is $10 USD per image or 3 images for $25 USD.

- There is no limit to the number of images that may be submitted.

For further information, view the detailed prospectus here:

Prospectus - PDF
Prospectus - Word Doc

Information on framing and printing services offered by the gallery:
Printing and Framing Info - PDF

Registration opens on August 10, 2009. Submit your entries by registering here:

After registering and paying your entry fee, upload your images to the gallery dropbox here:

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