Judith Puckett-Rinella

Photography Book Now International Competition

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Darius Himes will be lead judge for the third year in a row for Blurb’s third annual Photography Book Now International Competition. They are soliciting self-published photography books until July 15th. Categories include Fine Art, Editorial, and Photography Portfolio. The finalists’ books in each category will become part of the permanent collections at the International Center for Photography, the Annenberg Space for Photography and the George Eastman House. The grand prize is an enticing $25,000, won last year by Polish photographer, Rafal Milach, for his book Black Sea of Concrete.

Darius will lead a panel of jurors that include:

Monica Allende, Photo Editor, London Sunday Times
David Fahey, Gallery Director, Fahey Klein
Michael Mack, Publisher, Steidl/Mack
Lesley Martin, Publisher, Aperture
Susan Meiselas, Photographer
Erin O’Toole, Assistant Curator of Photography, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art
Martin Parr, Photographer
Judith Puckett-Rinella, Senior Photography Editor, T: The New York Times Style Magazine
Brian Smith, Photographer

For more information on the contest check out Blurb’s site and Photography Blog.