Call for Entries - All About Photo Awards 2020

Portfolio Reviews

  January 1, 2019 to December 31, 2019
All About Photo
Host: All About Photo

Open to everyone, All year long!

Send us your best images and you might have a chance to see your portfolio on All about photo.
Please send us between 8 and 20 images and a link to your website at

Due to the high demand it sometimes takes us a very long time to get back to you. Please be patient and good luck!
During All About Photo Awards we do not accept submissions.
  January 1, 2019 to December 31, 2019
Photographic Resource Center
Host: Photographic Resource Center
832 Commonwealth Avenue
Boston, MA
Monthly portfolio reviews at the PRC are one way that we find new talented photographers to invite to exhibit in NEO, Loupe, and our new Members Gallery at the PRC.

Registration: To reserve your slot, please call the PRC at 617-975-0600 on the specified registration day. This opportunity is only available for PRC Members. A benefit of PRC membership is one portfolio review per year of membership. Reviews are offered on a first come, first serve basis.

Preparing for your review Photographers who have already signed up for a review slot are required to send 4-6 jpg images (under 1mb each), a resume, and an artist statement to no later than the Monday prior to the review. The images should reflect the work that will be presented.

Check out the website for specific dates
  January 1, 2019 to December 31, 2019
Host: L'oeil de la photographie
Every weekend, The Eye of Photography dedicates itself to the portfolios of its readers. By publishing the best portfolios, the magazine enables photographers around the world to show case their photographs.
To participate, please, send to :
- A series of 12 to 15 photographs (jpg, 72dpi 1024 pixels)
- A Text about the series (English and French would be appreciated)
- A Short Biography
- Your portrait ou self-portrait.

You will be notified by email of the publication of your portfolio.
  January 1, 2019 to December 31, 2019
Colorado Photographic Art Center
Host: Colorado Photographic Art Center
1513 Boulder St
Denver, CO
Portfolio reviews with CPAC Executive Director Samantha Johnston are offered year round by appointment for a fee of $50 for a 30-minute session. If you are a CPAC member at the Friend ($250) level or above, a portfolio review is included in your annual membership.
  January 1, 2019 to December 31, 2019
In the In-Between
Host: In the In-Between
In the In-Between offers a unique and affordable portfolio review service for emerging photographers who are looking for advice, criticism, and feedback on photographic projects.

The program offers in-depth written reviews that are tailored to the kinds of feedback you are seeking for your work. You will indicate the area(s) of focus that you want the review to cover, upload your work, and receive a written review catered to your requests for feedback.

Reviews are honest, critical, and designed to offer supportive advice on possible paths forward for the development of your work. This program plays an important role in In the In-Between’s mission to act as a platform for support for emerging artists, and we offer affordable pricing options at $30, $50, and $80 dollars to accommodate all levels of photographers from student to professional.
  January 31, 2019 to December 31, 2019
Host: modernbook
1275 Minnesota Street, Suite 205
San Francisco, CA
Themes + Projects offers portfolio reviews for fine art photographers. Our sessions last one hour with either Gallery Director or Gallery Manager. These sessions are a great way for photographers to receive valuable feedback and suggestions as to what fine art avenues to explore.

Topics explored during the review are:
- artist statement, bio, resume
- body of work
- marketing & communication
- editing and sequencing
- strategic analysis of portfolio for the current market place
- pricing, editioning, and signing
- online presence

When applying for the review, please have one body of work that is maximum 20 prints or two series of 10 images each.

For general inquiries, available times, and rate, send an email to
  March 8, 2020 to March 21, 2020
Host: FotoFest
1700 Smith Street
Houston, TX
The reviewers invited to the Meeting Place are some of the most important people in the field of photography. Whether you are looking for practical results for a completed body of work, or feedback on work in progress, the Meeting Place offers you the opportunity to present your portfolio to a wide range of photography decision-makers who can assist in your future career development - an exhibition, purchase of your work, an arts residency, or the publication of your work in a magazine or book.
  April 6, 2020 to April 12, 2020
Charcoal Book Club
Host: Charcoal Book Club
This all-inclusive retreat takes place over six nights in Montana, USA. Selected artists are invited to spend the week with the most respected and influential artists, bookmakers, gallerists, and curators in contemporary photography. One winning project will be selected at the event, then published and distributed worldwide by Charcoal Book Club. Application and participation fees apply. Scholarships available.

Deadline to register: November 22, 2019
  May 1, 2020 to May 3, 2020
Big River Photography Summit
Host: Big River Photography Summit
Registration is now open. Registration Closes December 15, 2019.

The Big River Photography Summit will be held May 1,2,3, 2020 in Red Wing, Minnesota. Registration is limited to 70 attendees and the event may fill up very fast. Therefore we recommend you register promptly. Individuals who register after we meet the maximum will be added to a waiting list. Registration Fee includes a guarantee of eight reviewer sessions, all seminars, keynote talk, book fair/ portfolio share event participation and unlimited networking. The total registration fee is $595.00

$100.00 - Registration Fee Deposit is Non Refundable. The deposit reserves your place in the reviews and the reviewer selection process. The balance of $495.00 is due between January 1, and January 15, 2020.

If the full registration amount is not paid by January 15, 2020 we will select a replacement attendee from the waiting list if possible. You may sell your registration if you are unable to attend. But there are no refunds.

The ideal participant is a serious photographer focused upon creating important work and one who is looking for opportunities to share, publish and sell their work. The photographs should compile a solid body of work presented as a portfolio of 15 - 30 finished prints no larger than 30 x 40 inches, but preferably smaller. A well thought out leave behind piece is highly recommended.
  October 15, 2020 to October 18, 2020
Host: Center
Santa Fe, NM
CENTER's premier juried portfolio review event is a weekend conference and festival for photographers that are seeking audience expansion, critical discussion and community gathering in the profoundly unique sense of place, Santa Fe, NM. The weekend-long event hosts career advancement workshops, private receptions, photographer presentations, portfolio reviews, a night of portfolio viewing, and more.

Full scholarships available

Submit 15 - 20 images for a project or series, and a project statement of 325 words

Final Submission Deadline – Feb 25, 2020
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