Alternative Processes Competition

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New York, NY 10013

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Joseph Brunjes

Photograph © Joseph Brunjes (2016 Alternative Processes Competition)


Soho Photo 2017 National Alternative Processes Competition

Exhibition: October 4—November 4, 2017

Opening Reception: October 3, 2017, 6–8 pm

We are pleased to announce our 13th annual Alternative Processes Competition.

Alternative processes include, but are not limited to: Albumen, Cyanotype, Van Dyke Brown, Platinum/ Palladium, Gum Bichromate, Bromoil, Salt Print, Tintype, Ziatype, Daguerreotype, Image Transfers, Liquid Emulsion, Chemigram, Photogravure as well as handmade prints created from digital negatives. Traditional Silver Gelatin Prints, C-Prints and Digital Prints are not eligible. There is no limitation as to subject matter.

Our juror this year, Morgan Post, is a Professor of Photography at Long Island and Fair field Universities. He serves on the advisory board of The Penumbra Foundation in New York and teaches workshops across the eastern United States. In his photography he embraces 19th century techniques and uses antiquarian processes to experiment and innovate. His work has been exhibited and published nationally and internationally. Recent exhibitions include Art Intersection, El Laboratorio in Granada Spain, Art Space New Haven, and Vermont Center for Photography.

First, second and third place prizes will be awarded as well as two or more honorable mentions,  Winning participants will be listed on our website.



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2017 Call for Entries

Contact Janat Horn

2016 Winners 




We thank our sponsors for their generous support of this competition.

Bostick and Sullivan, suppliers for handcrafted photography.

Penumbra Foundation, a non-profit organization whose mission is to bring workshops and greater education, lectures and events to a diverse and evolving international photographic community.