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New York Center for Photographic Art - Decay, Corrosion, Rust

• New York Center for Photographic Arts

• Deadline: April 14th, 2024

• Prize: $1,100 + Exhibition + Sales

• Theme: Decay, Corrosion, Rust

• Entry Fees: Yes


New York Center for Photographic Art - Decay, Corrosion, Rust

The New York Center for Photographic Art (NYC4PA) invites photographers world-wide to submit images using any photographic process (print, image transfer, emulsion transfer, encaustic, black and white, etc.). Winners will receive $4,000 in cash awards, be featured in the NYC4PA Online Gallery and in the winners catalog. The Grand Prize winning image will be posted on the NYC4PA home page.


“And behind door number 2 – a brand new…….”


US television prizes – all about the “new”.   Though we often focus on the new and shiny there is amazing beauty in the decayed, the corroded, the rusted and it can make images of those items so much more compelling and interesting.


Consider the textures and colors in an abandoned, dilapidated factory or prison, the rust on an old bike, contrasting plaster and lathing on a corroded wall and the myriad of possible captures in a junkyard.  Neighborhoods, disparagingly called "run down", are treasure troves of "decayed" tumble down houses, "corroded" discarded toys, "rusted" cars, trash cans and so on. 


Decay, Corrosion, Rust.... can take many forms; black and white, color, abstract - all photographic media are welcome. 

As with all calls, all 2D photographic art is accepted.


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