Photo Festival: Slow Exposures 2011

Earlier this month, I attended a photo festival in Pike County, Georgia, called Slow Exposures.  I was juried into the competition and decided I should go and see what it was about.  I'm so glad I did.

Slow Exposures is dedicated to celebrating the rural south. In addition to the juried show, Slow Exposures also holds a portfolio review, workshops, guest lectures, a ball and satellite shows. Part of what makes the show interesting isn't just the events, it's the people and the locations.

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Photolucida, Day One

As I mentioned before, I'm in Portland for Photolucida portfolio reviews.  The reviews are just one part of the experience.  Each day there are lunchtime chats by photographers and other industry professionals.  The first night, there is a portfolio walk, where those of us here to be reviewed get a chance to show our work to the public.  This is how much public attended.

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Portlandia -- The Arrival

I'm in Portland, Oregon for the rest of this week for the Photolucida Portfolio Reviews Festival.  A few months ago, I was accepted to the reviews for Atlanta Celebrates Photography.  Photolucida is the same concept on a much, much larger scale.  ACP reviews are a single day event, including a portfolio walk.  The Photolucida reviews last for four days.  Which, at the moment, to me means four times the panic and the I'm-not-worthy-what-the-hell-was-I-thinking moments.

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