25 Sep 2017

Competitions 9th Environmental Photography Exhibition

Colorado Environmental Film FestivalGolden, Colorado, United States

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Opportunity Description

International Deadline: October 31, 2017 – The Environmental Photography Exhibition is a worldwide curated environmental photography exhibition held at the American Mountaineering Center in Golden, Colorado and is in its ninth year as a part of the Colorado Environmental Film Festival (CEFF).

Images from the submissions will be selected by renowned environmental photographer Chris Brown and displayed from February 23 to April 27, 2018. From avant-garde to f64 images, the Environmental Photography Exhibition hopes to represent the shared visions of world communities that are concerned about environmental issues. This exhibit is intended to inspire viewers on an emotional level. Ideally photographs will inform and inspire viewers to think about the environment or motivate them to take action.

All photographers from around the globe, using all styles and processes are encouraged to enter.

Divisions: There will be two separate age Divisions, Adult (18 and over) and Youth (under 18). Age of entrant will be determined by their age on the day of the final submission deadline. There must be a minimum of 5 entrants in a given Division, otherwise CEFF reserves the right to cancel that Division and move those submissions to the other Division.

There will be one (1) Best of Show for the Adult Division and one (1) Best of Show for the Youth Division. Each shall be awarded a $250 cash prize. There will also be two Juror’s Awards (no monetary award). All awards are made based upon consideration of the actual exhibited prints on the wall.

The non-refundable fee is $10 for the first image submitted. Additional entries may be submitted for an additional $10 each. There is a limit of twelve (12) images total that may be submitted. There are no refunds.

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Submission does not guarantee that the images will be chosen for the exhibition. Accepted prints may be offered for sale, but must remain through the end of the show.

Accepted images require professional quality framing with plexiglass or glass, white over-mat (or off-white) and wire on the back ready to hang. Colored mats or prints without over-mats are not acceptable. Framed prints need to be a minimum 14 inches by 17 inches and maximum of 24 inches by 36 inches.


  • Call for Entry Deadline: October 31, 2017
  • Notification Date: Friday, December 1, 2017
  • Physical Delivery Date Deadline: Friday, February 16, 2018
  • Exhibition Opens: February 22, 2018
  • Opening Reception and Speaker: February 23, 2018, 5:30-7:30 PM

The Colorado Environmental Film Festival (CEFF) is a celebration of the power of film to inspire, educate, and motivate audiences. CEFF presents thought-provoking films and dialogue that raise awareness of a wide variety of interconnected ecological, social, and economic themes. The Festival provides an experience for the audience that goes beyond passive film viewing: CEFF inspires audiences into awareness and action.

Opp Categories: + Open to One Medium and Photography Only. Opp Types: Competitions. Opp Tags: Deadlines 09 Sept thru Oct and Open to Artists Worldwide. Income: Cash or Value Awards and Exhibition – Group.

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