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Annual Photography Issue, Call for Entries

Greetings from Hong Kong, All—

We are very excited to announce the theme of the annual photography issue of Cathay Pacific’s in-flight magazine, Discovery.

The theme of this year’s issue is DECORATION, which we hope will invite a wide range of submissions. We would like to fully explore the various ways in which we choose to decorate our lives, and encourage a variety of interpretations, but are especially interested in the areas of fashion, food, architecture, interiors, festivals, and gifts. While body art will certainly be represented, we ask that pictures of tattoos be submitted very selectively.

We invite photographers in all genres all over the world to contribute. All submissions must be received no later than 2 October, 2006.

Submission guidelines:

Please send CD’s, slides (duplicates) or prints to:

Maisie Todd
Group Photo Editor
Emphasis Media Ltd.
6/F South Cornwall House, Taikoo Place
979 Kings Road, Quarry Bay
HONG KONG
Tel. 852 2516 1082 (Note HK is 12 hours ahead of EST.)
Email: mtodd@emphasis.net

Or, alternatively, you can post images directly to out FTP site:

Instructions for FTP:
For PC users, go to:
ftp://username:password@hk.emphasis.net
username: p05 (p-zero-five)
password: issue

For Mac users, please use Fetch and go to:
hk.emphasis.net
User ID: p05 (p-zero-five)
Password: issue

When submitting images for publication please send files that are 300 DPI.
We prefer the following formats: TIF or uncompressed PICT or EPS
Please send files in RGB if possible.
All images must be sized to:
21/30cm (vertical) 30×42cm (horizontal.)

Please send images with credit/caption information attached either as a word document or in “file info.”

Payment: Due to a limited budget we are only able to pay $200 USD (regardless of size) per image. It is, however, a wonderfully designed showcase of photography and we hope you will excited to be a part of it.

Many thanks,

Maisie

by Maisie Todd at 2006-08-17 09:25:25 UTC (ed. Mar 12 2008 ) Hong Kong , Hong Kong | Bookmark | | Report spam→

01 Jan 2006 00:01
That time of year again. Last year’s edition was brilliant. I was thrilled to be a part of it. I’m going to try again this year. Thanks.

by Paul Treacy | 17 Aug 2006 12:08 | Manhattan, United States | | Report spam→
Hi Maisie, you forgot to mention what happens with the rejected images – since you ask directly for high res pics, just for a first selection.

by G. Muj | 17 Aug 2006 12:08 | Stockholm, Sweden | | Report spam→
I personally would like to send pictures by some of our photographers, but I also question the need for sending hi-res images for selection. The only people I send hi-res images to right away are dailies or whenever the deadline is so tight there’s no time to spare. But otherwise we send low res comps and only provide hi-res once at least a preliminary selection has been made. Maisie, can you elaborate on your need to have hi-res up front?

thanks,
Martin.

by Martin Mraz | 17 Aug 2006 14:08 | Prague, Czech Republic | | Report spam→
good option.
pl clarify the requirement of high resolution pics.
subhamoy

by Subhamoy | 22 Aug 2006 14:08 | Assam, India | | Report spam→
Subhamoy, she posted a reply already as a seperate thread… i think it’s on the second page by now. She explains that she can accept lowres jpeg’s too.

by G. Muj | 22 Aug 2006 16:08 | Stockholm, Sweden | | Report spam→
Just wanted to bump this back up to the top. Last year’s issue was terrific. We should make this one brilliant too.

by Paul Treacy | 25 Aug 2006 14:08 | Manhattan, United States | | Report spam→


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Participants

Maisie Todd, Photography Editor Maisie Todd
Photography Editor
New York, New York , United States
Paul  Treacy, Photographer Paul Treacy
Photographer
(Photohumourist)
London , United Kingdom ( LGW )
G. Muj, designer / ex photog / G. Muj
designer / ex photog /
Doha , Qatar
Martin Mraz, Photographer & Translator Martin Mraz
Photographer & Translator
Prague , Czech Republic ( PRG )
Subhamoy, PHOTOJOURNALIST Subhamoy
PHOTOJOURNALIST
Guwahati , India


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