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LAST CHANCE: Love + Lust

2013 February 7

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Check out this Call for Entries from Open to Interpretation‘s juried book competition Love + Lust. Have your work become the artistic inspiration for a literary masterpiece today! Keeping reading for details…

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Learn more about the Love + Lust Call from Open to Interpretation!CALL for ENTRIES:
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Open to Interpretation is a juried book competition of photography, poetry, fiction and creative non-fiction. Each book begins with a themed call for photos. The chosen photos become the literary inspiration for the writers’ submissions. A book is created that matches each winning photo with two stories or poems that offer different interpretations of the image. The unique collaboration adds new dimensions to both the photos and the written word.

ELIGIBILITY: Open to all

MEDIA: Photography

THEME: Love + Lust. Lust is an intense appetite, craving, or untamed desire. We lust for an array of things—money, power, objects, sex, or just living life. Love is a powerful affection or personal attachment and comes in a variety of forms, which can encompass romantic, sexual, platonic, narcissistic, or even religious feelings or attitudes. And sometimes love and lust overlap. What images capture these emotions for you?

Look at previous editions of Open to Interpretation!DEADLINE: February 12, 2013

NOTIFICATION: March 5, 2013

ENTRY FEE: $40 for 5, $10 ea. add’l

JUROR: After a career as a New York Fashion Editor and working along side the greats of fashion photography, Aline Smithson discovered the family Rolleiflex and never looked back. Now represented by galleries in the U.S. and Europe and published throughout the world, Aline continues to create her award-winning photography with humor, compassion, and a 50-year-old camera.

She has exhibited widely. Aline founded and writes the blogzine, Lenscratch, that celebrates a different contemporary photographer each day and offers opportunity for exhibition. She has been the Gallery Editor for Light Leaks Magazine, is a contributing writer for Diffusion, has written book reviews for photoeye, and has provided the forwards for artist’s books by Tom Chambers, Flash Forward 12, Robert Rutoed, amongst others.

AWARDS: $1000 Cover Award, $500 Judge’s Choice Award Photography and $500 Judge’s Choice Award Writing or Poetry. All participants chosen, if so desired, will have their contact info indexed in the book so as they can be contacted directly regarding their work.

For complete details, visit Open to Interpretation online!

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