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Deadline to Submit: Color Balance

Juror: Amanda Mollindo, photographer, Founder of aftrART

Call for entry closes: September 24, 2018

Submission fee: $10

Exhibition publication: October 9, 2018

Don’t Smile and juror Amanda Mollindo is seeking work for Color Balance, an online exhibition that elevates the work of female photographers of color. This call is not limited to images about identity, although work with personal or cultural themes are certainly welcome. Rather, we ask that you send in your strongest work from any photographic genre to highlight the diverse talents and interests of this underrepresented subsect of photographers.

100% of the submission fees will be donated to aftrART, an organization dedicated to creating resources, sharing experiences, and increasing accessibility for students and early-career artists.

To be considered for Color Balance on Don't Smile, please send 3-5 images titled “Lastname_title” in a .zip file to The images must be .jpegs, 1280px on the long side, 160ppi, and cannot exceed 20 MB. Type in the subject line of the email “Color Balance.”

Please note: women photographers from historically underrepresented populations, specifically artists who identify as African, Latinx, Asian, Arab, Native American, indigenous, or multiracial will be exclusively considered for Color Balance.

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