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Saturday, December 4, 2010

Spring 2011 Undergraduate Photography Survey

Spring 2011 Undergraduate Photography Survey

Hit That Shutter / Deadline: 04/08/11

Hit That Shutter is pleased to announce a call for entries for publication in a professionally printed collection of undergraduate work from around the country. Randomly selected submissions will be periodically featured on the Hit That Shutter website. Images will be reviewed by a panel including Hit That Shutter members and invited jurors. The jury will review and select from the submissions. One or more images from selected artists will be included in the publication. The top ten selected artists will receive a copy of the finished book. Entrants who wish to purchase a copy of the book may do so through the bookstore; details will be posted at after the book has been published.




Students in any undergraduate program with a concentration of photography can submit any photographically derived work. The purpose of this publication is to present a collection of current work from Undergraduate Photography Programs nationwide. This publication will act as a survey of the current trends and present a moment in contemporary photography.


How to Apply

To enter, go to, where you will find a link to the Hit that Shutter 2011 Undergraduate Survey along with step-by-step instructions on how to register. The Western States Arts Federation developed this user-friendly process specifically for artists. (A side benefit for entrants is the ability to submit work to other competitions around the country with minimal effort.)

Once you are registered, you will be asked to provide the following:
1. Completed entry form
2. Up to 5 images, correctly formatted and labeled
3. A statement about your work, up to 1,000 characters
4. $30 entry fee, payable during the online entry process

All materials must be submitted by midnight (MDT) April 8, 2011. Late entries will not be considered.


The top selected student photographer will receive a cash prize of $500.00 in addition to being included in the annual publication and included in the Best of Show Exhibition. The instructor listed on the entry form will also receive a cash prize of $500.00. The intent of the cash awards are to encourage/provide photographers of all levels some funding to be used for the creation of their art.

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