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Syndicate contentSmartphone Photo Contest/Exhibit

121 Photos at the Smartphone Photo Contest

February 26, 2018 by imc-editor

Smartphone Photo Contest & Exhibit at Cooperative Gallery

When the first-ever local Smartphone Photo Contest and Exhibit opens at the Cooperative Gallery 49 photographers will show 121 photos snapped on their phones. The state of emergency cancelled First Friday but the gallery is open Fridays 3-6 and Saturdays 12-4. According to Peg Johnston, curator of the show, “Smartphone photos are ubiquitous on social media and at all gatherings, and I am impressed with both the sheer beauty and often the serendipity of the images these people have captured.”

Joshua B. Ludski will be the judge for the contest and there will also be voting for a People’s Choice Award. Cash prizes will be awarded at 1 pm on Saturday March 17th.  Proceeds from the entry fees will split between cash prizes for winners and a donation to the Dept. of Public Art. Participating photographers will gather for a Gallery Tour including brief presentations by entrants.  The public is welcome.

Peg Johnston has been a member of the Cooperative Gallery since its inception in 2000 and has mounted several installations and curated exhibits including the “TRASH Eco Art” exhibit, “Binghamton: A Memoir,” and the “Book as Art” show. In 2016 she received the Heart of the Arts Award from the Broome County Arts Council.

The Cooperative Gallery, a popular stop on the First Friday Art Walk, located at Artists Row --State of the Art, at 213 State Street in Binghamton, is open on First Friday 3- 9 pm and regularly Fridays from 3-6 and Saturdays from 12- 4 pm.  A free weekly e-newsletter is available by signing up at  www.cooperativegallery.com or on Facebook  at Cooperative Gallery 213.

Photo: “Phones at the Ready” a photo of the Carnegie Library at the Luma Projection Festival by Peg Johnston

 

 

Gallery Tour and Winner Announcements

Date: 
03/17/2018 - 1:00pm - 2:30pm
Location: 
Cooperative Gallery 213 State St Binghamton

Participating photographers will gather for a Gallery Tour including brief presentations by entrants and lots of tech talk. The announcement of winners of People’s Choice and other Judges’ Choice awards at 1 pm on Saturday March 17th.  The public is welcome.

The first-ever local Smartphone Photo Contest and Exhibit will open First Friday March 2nd at the Cooperative Gallery 213 and run until March 24th. According to Peg Johnston, curator of the show, “Smartphone photos are ubiquitous on social media and at all gatherings, and I am curating this show to see the best of our smartphone pictures on the wall of a gallery.”

Smartphone Photos: How To

Date: 
02/15/2018 - 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Location: 
Cooperative Gallery 213 State St Binghamton

In advance of the Smartphone Photo Contest and Exhibit at the Cooperative Gallery, fine art photographer JW Johnston shares techniques to produce smartphone images worthy of a gallery wall.  During his free, 90-minute presentation J.W. introduces you to image capture and editing apps he uses and shows how to apply photographic technical and creative fundamentals when using your phone.

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