Wine & Critique – monthly peer critique

The next W&C  will be September 19th, the theme being “September” and will be held at our new location  621 W. Belmont, just west of Broadway.
Enjoy a night of laughter, wine, and critiques with a group of industry experts and your peers.  W&C  and the photo contest is open to the public.

Wine and Critique Guidelines:

W&C is scheduled for 7:00PM to 9:30PM on the 3rd Friday of each month. Please check Chicago Photography Center on Facebook for any updates or cancellations.  Please bring a bottle of wine, something non-alcoholic, or a food item to share with the group. Please no hard liquor – due to insurance regulations.

We will do our best to get through all the images submitted for critiquing, please have patience.  If we do not get to your work, you will be first in line for the following month.
Bring no more than (3) three images. Prints preferred, no larger than 11″ X 14″ and can be mounted or matted.  Please, NO frames
If you bring image files bring them on a Flash Drive (no hard drives) and no larger than 1MB.
No watermarks or logos on your image(s)

Contest rules:

Submit one (1) image no larger than 1mb to the designated website.  Images should be submitted anonymously with No watermarks or logos.

Winning photographer agrees to allow Chicago Photography Center (CPC) to post the Wine and Critique winning image to wherever it deems appropriate to promote the CPC and current and future contests. Photographer will receive acknowledgment and retains all ownership and copyright to their image.

Entries will be judged both on photographic excellence and on how well your photo promotes CPC’s Wine & Critique event held on the 3rd Friday of each month. The chosen entry will be used for Wine & Critique promotional purposes in emails, Facebook, Snapshot and on the CPC website. The winning entry will be displayed at CPC. Only images where the photographer is in attendance are eligible for prizes.  Filenames should include your name and image date.  ie 20140422-ASmith-1.jpg. Photographer will be credited in promotional materials. Free one (1) year CPC membership or membership renewal. A bottle of special CPC labeled wine.

Media: Color digital photography. Please submit your low res images to CPC’s Dropbox site at  Log in: wine&  Password: CPCW&C. Add your photo to the folder “September 2014- September”. One (1) image per entrant.

Deadline: Entries must be received by 12:00 Noon, Friday September 19th  2014, the next scheduled Wine & Critique.   Winner to be announced that evening.

Submission of an entry to this exhibition constitutes agreement on the part of the entrant to the conditions stated above.

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