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2012 Champlain Valley Photo Slam

A Community-Wide Photo Happening - Closes June 3rd
set during Vermont Open Studio Weekend - we're an official site!
Slam Results are posted below
Join us
on June 3rd 3-4 PM for an informal closing reception where exhibitors can talk about their work, pick up and swap prints.  {sharethis}

This year's Photo Slam receptionAt the 2012 Photo Slam we tallied 319 votes from about 106 ballots. Votes were spread very evenly confirming the good quality of the work and difficulty folks had choosing their favorites. And the results are:

  • 1st Place: morning rays by Trine Wilson from Westford, VT with 19 votes;
  • 2nd Place: Fierce Play on Ice by Djorn Crown from St. George, VT with 11 votes;
  • 3rd Place:Times Square Rain by Bruce St.Amour from Burlington, VT and Winter Stump by Quinn Keating from W. Bolton, VT Both with 9 votes. 

Slammers submitted up to five images, and we selected at least one for display  during a three week exhibition complete with an artists' reception at the Darkroom Gallery here at the Five Corners in Essex Junction, VT during Vermont Open Studio Weekend.

Three members of our local photography group, Art-in-Photography, selected at least one for a total of 132 images.

At the opening reception (party) on Vermont Open Studio weekend. We'll award audience selected 1st, 2nd and 3rd prize.s We'll have a cache of door prizes from Photo Garden, FX Photo Studio,Jon's Darkrooom, Sam's Scoop Shop and the Darkroom Gallery. We'll also be celebrating our two year anniversary. We'll have refreshments and if last year is any guide it will be a BLAST!. Pass the word to all your photographer friends.

We'll also have a closing reception where photographers can talk about their work, swap and pick up their prints.

Vermont Open Studio WeekendVermont Spring Open Studio Weekend is a statewide celebration of the visual arts and the creative process in which Vermont artists and craftspeople invite the public to visit them in their studios. The Vermont Crafts Council launched Open Studio Weekend in 1993 as a way to increase the visibility of artists and craftspeople in Vermont. The event's goal is to foster an appreciation for the creative process and the role that artists and craftspeople play in the vitality of Vermont's communities. Exhibit Calendar (subject to change)

Prizes Provided By

This is a Photo Slam! So at the opening reception there will be voting for a first, second and third prize winner with prizes provided by  Photo Garden, FX Photo Studio,Jon's Darkrooom and the Darkroom Gallery

Photographers can also offer their work for sale and set their own prices and retain all rights to their photographs.

Submissions Close 25-Apr Midnight EST
Selections Announced
by 30-Apr-12
Check-in Due
7-May-12
Exhibit Opens
17-May-12
Opening Reception
26-May-12
Closing Reception
3-June-12 3-4PM
Exhibit Closes
3-June-12

Credit for a great idea goes to:


morning rays
People's Choice

Trine Wilson
Westford, VT USA
Fierce Play on Ice
People's Choice

Djorn Crown
St. George, VT USA
Times Square Rain
People's Choice

Bruce St.Amour
burlington, VT USA

Winter stump
People's Choice

Quinn Keating
West Bolton, VT USA
Looking Up at Snow-Laden Trees

Aaron Kelly
Middlebury, VT USA
Breadloaf Mountain

Aaron Kelly
Middlebury, VT USA

LION IN THE CITY

Alan Hugh Chandler
Burlington, VT USA
HANGING IN NYC

Alan Hugh Chandler
Burlington, VT USA
Purr-fect Sunday

Alicia Prime
Vergennes, Vt USA

Bench pressing

Alicia Prime
Vergennes, Vt USA
Watchful

Alyx Lyons
Burlington, VT USA
Tiger Lily Against the Sky

Alyx Lyons
Burlington, VT USA

Irene, 8 Months Later

Alyx Lyons
Burlington, VT USA
Kiki and Paco

Amanda Kolifrath
South Burlington, VT USA
The Fire

Amanda Kolifrath
South Burlington, VT USA

Lake Shores

Bill Kneen
Richmond, VT USA
Hide and Seek

Billie Hall
Jericho, VT USA
Lobster Crate Racer

Billie Hall
Jericho, VT USA

Skyscraper

Bruce St.Amour
burlington, VT USA


camille clark
winooski, vT USA
After The Storm

Catherine Chamberlain
Colchester, VT USA

Marsh Marigold

Charley Thompson
Colchester, VT USA
Lace in the Sand

Charley Thompson
Colchester, VT USA
Salmon

Claire Payne
S. Burlington, VT USA

White Single

Claire Payne
S. Burlington, VT USA
It Takes Two

claudia stoeffler
Burlington, VT USA
Snow Geese

Cyndy Allen
Jeffersonville, VT USA

Mt. Mansfield Ladies
SOLD

Cyndy Allen
Jeffersonville, VT USA
in a major chord

cynthia e. frantz
burlington, VT USA
rhapsody

cynthia e. frantz
burlington, VT USA

Phalaenopsis Orchid

David Punia
Bolton, VT USA
Sampson

David Punia
Bolton, VT USA
Laguna Madre Sunset

Dok Wright
Burlington, VT USA

Contemplation

Dok Wright
Burlington, VT USA
Crow

Doug Rooney
Ferrisburgh, VT USA
Nectar's

Elizabeth Greeno
Burlington, VT USA

Mirror 2012

Elizabeth Greeno
Burlington, VT USA
A Bend in the Road

Eric Johnson
Westford, VT USA
Reflection

Eric Johnson
Westford, VT USA

Champlain Kayaker

Erica Brown
Burlington, VT USA
Ethan Allen Homestead Rainbow

Erica Brown
Burlington, VT USA
Cabbage

Erica Brown
Burlington, VT USA

Autumn Ambience

Esther Fiore
Essex Junction, VT USA


Esther Fiore
Essex Junction, VT USA
Magic Hour

Gary Tobler
Colchester, VT USA

Green Corn Moon

Gerry Davis
Williston, VT USA
New Bridge at Crown Point

Gerry Davis
Williston, VT USA
Winter Mists

Gerry Davis
Williston, VT USA

HELP! I'VE FALLEN

Glenn Estus
Westport, NY USA
Westport, NY Barn

Glenn Estus
Westport, NY USA
Monet's Vermont Garden

Glenn Fay, Jr.
Burlington, VT USA

Spirit Playground

Glenn Fay, Jr.
Burlington, VT USA
Basketball

Greg Brand
Underhill, VT USA
Untitled

Hannah Shepard
Essex, USA

La Fortaleza

Hannah Shepard
Essex, USA
I See You Too!

Heather A.Graves
Crown Point, N.Y USA
Fire In The Sky

Heather A.Graves
Crown Point, N.Y USA

Kingdom Dam Quicksilver

Heather A.Graves
Crown Point, N.Y USA
American Robin in Winter

Jane Ogilvie
East Middlebury, VT USA
Buzzing Buddy

Jerry Weisman
Orlando, FL USA

Zack and Ezra

Jerry Weisman
Orlando, FL USA
Barn and Blue Sky

Jessica Remmey
Grand Isle, VT USA
Lake View

Jessica Remmey
Grand Isle, VT USA

Hot Summer Day

Jim Deshler
Burlington, VT USA
Lake Seymour At Dusk

Jim Deshler
Burlington, VT USA
Rainbow Over the Gut

Jim Yolda
North Hero, VT USA

Old Red Mill During the 2011 Flood

Jim Yolda
North Hero, VT USA
Yellow Sunset

John Alden
Essex Jct., VT USA
Sandbar on Fire

John Alden
Essex Jct., VT USA

Pinhole Photo- Duck Brook Dreamworld (Bolton Gap)

John Hagman
Hinesburg, VT USA
Pinhole Photo- Abandoned Kansas Bank

John Hagman
Hinesburg, VT USA
Fern

Josh Arneson
West Bolton, VT USA

Ivy

Josh Arneson
West Bolton, VT USA
Lights

Josh Arneson
West Bolton, VT USA
Locked For Life

Katy Trahan
Essex Jct., VT USA

The Girl in the Red Jacket

Katy Trahan
Essex Jct., VT USA
As I Wait

Katy Trahan
Essex Jct., VT USA
Angel Shadow

Kristi J. Fogtman
Essex Jct., VT USA

Fall

Kristi J. Fogtman
Essex Jct., VT USA
Settlers' House

Kristi J. Fogtman
Essex Jct., VT USA
Goshen Town Hall

Kristin Mitchell
Middlebury, VT USA

Waiting to Play; Rio

Kristin Mitchell
Middlebury, VT USA
Lady At Sunset

Kyung-Ah Lee
Essex Junction, VT USA
Strength

Kyung-Ah Lee
Essex Junction, VT USA

Photography Bliss

Laina Johnson
Burlington, VT USA
He's Nothing Without His Sword

Lauren Goodnow
Essex, VT USA
Starksboro Stray

LJ Spring
Essex Jct., VT USA

Mane's Eyes

LJ Spring
Essex Jct., VT USA
Huntington River Valley, Fall

Lou Borie
Richmond, VT USA
Pienza Street Scene

Lou Borie
Richmond, VT USA

Butchart Gardens 1

Marie Eddy
Hinesburg, VT USA
Butchart Gardens 2

Marie Eddy
Hinesburg, VT USA
Friends

Patricia M. Davis
Middlebury, VT USA

Garden Perch

Patricia M. Davis
Middlebury, VT USA
Megan

Paul Dandurand
South Burlington, VT USA
reflections

Paula L. Bradley
Grand Isle, VT USA

ugly pretty

Paula L. Bradley
Grand Isle, VT USA
View from Patti's Porch

Paulette Malaney
Colchester, VT USA
Eye of the Needle

Paulette Malaney
Colchester, VT USA

Evening Solitude

Paulette Malaney
Colchester, VT USA
Woodland Path 3

Peggy Reynolds
Essex Jct., VT USA
Chrysler Building Reflected

Peggy Reynolds
Essex Jct., VT USA

Mirrored Trees

Peggy Reynolds
Essex Jct., VT USA
Blue Butterflies

Penelope Clute
Plattsburgh, NY USA
Kayaks

Penelope Clute
Plattsburgh, NY USA

Ice Canoe Racing at Quebec City Winter Carnival

Penelope Clute
Plattsburgh, NY USA
Father and son

Quinn Keating
West Bolton, VT USA
Nacreous Clouds

Rob Ricketson
West Bolton, VT USA

Barne Glacier

Rob Ricketson
West Bolton, VT USA
Tree Blossom

Robert Ready
Colchester, VT USA
It's a Light and Tumble Journey

Roni Darragh
Bristol, VT USA

I'm on your side when times get rough, and friends just can't be found

Roni Darragh
Bristol, VT USA
Mickey

Samantha Jo
Essex Jct., VT USA
Early Morning Web

Samantha Jo
Essex Jct., VT USA

Forth of July bird in the sky

Samantha Jo
Essex Jct., VT USA
Pieta

sarah cote
alburg, vt USA
Bug

sarah cote
alburg, vt USA

Cortelazor, Andalucía (España)

Sophie
Shelburne, VT USA
Flor ave del Paraíso, Medellín (Colombia)

Sophie
Shelburne, VT USA
Burlington Corners

Stephano B.
Essex Jct., VT USA

Up The Oak

Stephano B.
Essex Jct., VT USA
The Stare

Susan Graves
Crown Point, N.Y USA
Meditation

Susan Graves
Crown Point, N.Y USA

Sap Boiling Time

Susan Robinson
Underhill Center, VT USA
Ice Angel

Susan Robinson
Underhill Center, VT USA
Bartho

Susan Robinson
Underhill Center, VT USA

Music Man

Suzanne Grocki
South Burlington, VT USA
Taking a Break

Suzanne Grocki
South Burlington, VT USA
untitled

Timothy Gottshall (Timo E)
Colchester, VT USA

untitled

Timothy Gottshall (Timo E)
Colchester, VT USA
Early Dew Drops

Tracy Frechette
Jericho, VT USA
Woodland Nip

Tracy Frechette
Jericho, VT USA

Towns in the Lake Champlain Valley
If your town is not listed and you border Lake Champlain, Don't sweat it - just enter

Vermont:

Addison

Alburg

Benson

Bolton

Bolton Valley

Bridport

Brookside

Burlington

Buels Gore

Charlotte

Colchester

East Charlotte

Essex

Essex Junction

Essex Junction

Fairfax

Ferrisburg

Georgia

Grand Isle

Hanksville

Highgate

Hinesburg

Huntington

Isle La Motte

Jericho

Malletts Bay

Middlebury

Milton

Monkton

North Ferrisburgh

North Hero

Panton

Richmond

Shelburne

Shoram

South Burlington

South Hero

South Hinesburg

St. Albans

St. George

Swanton

Underhill
Vergennes

Waterbury

West Bolton

Westford

Williston

Winooski

 

New York:

Ausable

Champlain

Ticonderoga

Essex

Crown Point

Coopersville

Port Henry

Westport

Willsboro

Port Kent

Peru

Plattsburgh

Rouses Point

White Hall

Canada:

Philipsburg

St. Armand

Venise

Noyan

 

 

 

Entry Form (Save $5.00 Enter on-line)
http://DarkroomGallery.com/slam

Include with your CD, Payment and SASE if you want your disc returned

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Submissions - Up to Five entries: $25
Youths < 18 years old $15
You can save $5.00 by submitting on line at
http://DarkroomGallery.com/slam

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Send your Completed Application, CD and Payment to:
Darkroom Gallery
12 Main St.
Essex Jct., VT 05452
(802) 777-FOTO

You can offer your prints for sale, you will be able to specify a price after selection notificaiton.

By entering this exhibit you grant Darkroom Gallery the right to use your selected image(s) to promote this exhibit on-line and in printed material and that's all!

The Darkroom Gallery helps photographers gain exposure by providing opportunities to have their work evaluated by a qualified juror for display in our Vermont gallery with very little expense or hassle. For our regular juried exhibits, all selected entries are included in a full color exhibit catalog. Juror's Choice receives a 20x35" vinyl exhibit banner featuring their image. We offer free matting and framing of accepted entries for the duration of each of our regular exhibitions, subject to standard sizes. Photographers set their own prices if they wish to sell their work and retain all rights to their photographs.

 

 

Credit for a great idea goes to
PHOTOSTOP Gallery

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