[jja-announce] Jazz Photograph of the Year - Please Enter!

John Abbott john at johnabbottphoto.com
Wed Mar 10 22:31:53 EST 2010


       Dear JJA Photography Friends:
>  
> I will be organizing the JAZZ PHOTO OF THE YEAR segment for
> the Jazz Journalists Awards to be held on or about June 15, 2010.
> In order to show off the talents of the many jazz photographers out there,
> we  would like even more people to participate this year!
> 
> Winner of the Jazz Photo of the Year Award will be announced at the JJA's
> event to be held at the
> Jazz Standard in Manhattan on or about June 15, 2010.
> 
>      All JJA members are invited to nominate their favorite photograph taken
> or first published between
>      March 1, 2009 and March 1, 2010. We recommend that these photos be
> published, 
>      but publication is not required for submission.
>  
>      Photographers of jazz who are not members of the JJA are also encouraged
> to submit, 
>      and their works may be nominated by members.
>      If you¹ve seen a great photograph published during this time period,
>      please nominate that photograph and photographer!
>  
>      The Photo of the Year category will have TWO PHASES:
>       1. All entries will be voted on by JJA members to determine the
>          TOP FIVE PHOTOS which receive the most votes.
>           (First vote by about May 1, 2010)
>           
>       2. The TOP FIVE PHOTOS  will then be SUBJECTED TO A SECOND VOTE by JJA
>          members, which will determine a WINNER.  (Second vote by about May
> 21, 2010)  
>  
>   TO ENTER  PHOTO OF THE YEAR FOR AWARD CONSIDERATION:
>  
>      A. PLEASE SEND YOUR PHOTOGRAPH TO:
>  
>          john at johnabbottphoto.com
>  
>          One JPEG only,  72 dpi resolution, with longest side preferably about
> 1000 pixels(about 14 inches)
>          DEADLINE is April 30, 2010.  All entries submitted after April 30,
> 2010 will not be considered.
>  
>                      OR
>  
>      B. PLEASE SEND US THE NAME OF THE PHOTOGRAPHER, THEIR E-MAIL ADDRESS,
>          AND THE IDENTIFICATION OF THE PHOTOGRAPH THAT YOU ARE NOMINATING TO:
>  
>           john at johnabbottphoto.com
>  
>  All of the submitted entries will be posted for viewing after the April 30th
> deadline.
>  I will send a web link for viewing of all the photographs on or about May
> 1st.
> 
>  It would be nice to get as many people as possible to enter this category.
>  We believe the two-stage process will result in a strongly representative
> "Jazz Photo of the Year."
>   
>  Thank you very much,
>  John Abbott
>  john at johnabbottphoto.com
>   
> Become a member of the Jazz Journalists Association or renew your membership
> at :
> http://www.jazzhouse.org/noff/index.php?page_id=30
> 



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