The Magenta Foundation is now accepting submissions to its 2012 Emerging Photographers Competition. Winners and honorable mentions will have their work published in the Magenta Foundation catalogue and exhibited at the Flash Forward Festival events, to be held in Boston in June and in Toronto in October. One photographer will be chosen for the Flash Forward Bright Spark award, which comes with a cash prize of $5,000.
The competition is open to photographers 34 years of age and under who are working in Canada, the US and the UK. The deadline to enter is December 31, 2011.
The international jury is made up of photo editors, curators, editors, a photo agency director, and a publisher working in Canada, the US, the UK, Hong Kong and Korea.
Submission requirements, instructions for uploading photos and a list of jurors can be found at magentafoundation.org/submissions/ff2012.
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