Photographers, the entry fee will once again increase to $80 tomorrow, Thursday, March 1st. Lock in that $70 fee now, then complete your entry no later than Monday, March 14th at 11:59 p.m. ET for consideration to become a Hey, Hot Shot! First Edition 2012 Hot Shot.
At stake for one Grand Prize-winning photographer is $10,000, a solo show at Jen Bekman Gallery in NYC and two years of gallery representation. Plus (!!!) all entrants are reviewed for participation with 20x200. What are you waiting for?
+ The Magenta Foundation's 2011 Emerging Photographers group show (which kicked off last year in Toronto) is being brought to the Salt Institute for Documentary Studies, in Portland, Maine. Hey, Hot Shot! photographers in the exhibition include Brendan George Ko, Laurie Kang, Kurt Tong, Yijun (Pixy) Liao, Jessica Eaton and Justin James Reed. The opening reception is Friday, March 2nd, from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m., and the exhibition only runs till March 4th. And head over to the online Magenta Magazine, which features a portfolio of work by panelist Penelope Umbrico.
+ Cindy Sherman's work from the mid 1970s to the present is the subject of a retrospective at the MoMA in NYC. Featuring over 170 photographs, the exhibition is on view through June 11th.
+ Ansel Adams Los Angeles, on view at DRKRM Gallery, includes Adams' rarely seen work as a photojournalist: photographs of a prewar Los Angeles that were taken on assignment for Fortune Magazine in 1940. The exhibition will be on display through March 17, 2012.