You Can Donate Your Old Camera Gear to Help Children learn photography

P1130289-2Looking to put your old gear to work? We can use all kinds of used equipment for our youth program, and we will make sure that your contribution is put to good use.

Designed to develop visual literacy through photography our New Youth program support the development of observational, reasoning, language-arts, and image-creation competencies.

Our program uses the photographic medium as a vehicle for self-expression and an understanding of photography’s role in documenting history and culture.

DSC_2588To donate used (and new) working cameras, lenses, and accessories to help the new Youth program we are developing, all you have to do is let us know what gears you have, put everything in a box and we will send you a FedEx or USPS label to ship it to us.

To get started email us at : Info@MiamiPhotoCenter.org or DM us on Social Media.

 

 

One Week Left! 2018 MSPF Call for Entries

Only one week left to submit to all 3 of 2018 Contests of our Partner the Miami Street Photo Festival and secure your chance to be exhibited during Miami Art Basel Week and Street Photo Milano.

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2018 MSPF
Singles Competition
Deadline is Oct 1
Each year MSPF showcases the best contemporary street photography in the world selected by the most qualified jury panel in street photography today in a two tier system.

In the first round of the competition, all submissions will be judged in a blind juried process by a panel of internationally accomplished street photographers, all active members of street photography collectives, who will be selecting up to one hundred images as this year’s MSPF Finalists. All selected finalists will be exhibited at HistoryMiami Museum, a Smithsonian Affiliate, in downtown Miami and will be the highlight of the Miami Street Photography Festival which is held during Art Basel Week, December 6th to 9th, 2018. Art Basel Miami is one of the world’s premier art events attracting a large international audience of art spectators, collectors, curators and gallery owners.

In the second round of voting the featured 2018 MSPF featured speakers, all world-renowned photographers, will select the top three winners from among all MSPF finalists who will receive the 2018 MSPF Awards as First, Second and Third Place in the international competition. Click submit below to learn more and enter the 2018 competition.

PRIZES AND RECOGNITION
• Image exhibited at HistoryMiami Museum, Miami
• Image exhibited at Street Photo Milan , Italy
• International Exposure at Art Basel Miami
• Image published on MSPF Website for 5 years
• Eligible to HistoryMiami’s permanent collection
• A brand new full frame Leica Q camera (1st. Place)
• Premium handcrafted leather camera bag by Ona (1st. Place)
• Premium leather camera straps (2nd and 3rd Place)
• Subscription to Adobe Creative Cloud (1yr) (1st, 2nd and 3rd Place)

Submit to the Singles Competition

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NEW! 2018 MSPF
International Series Contest
Deadline is Oct 1
This year MSPF is launching our first ever international series contest. Participants are required to submit a series of 3-7 images that form a cohesive body of work in the street/documentary genre. The series can reflect a specific photography project about a topic, place or people or it can be a group of photographs that have a visual theme that ties them together.
Participants can submit an unlimited number of series, each containing 3-7 images. Images submitted in each series will be judged as a whole. Images may have been taken anywhere in the world.
The top three series, determined by a very experienced group of judges, will be exhibited in Miami during Art Basel, one of the top art events in the world. The winning series will also be exhibited at Street Photo Milano, in Milan Italy.
PRIZES AND RECOGNITION
FIRST PRIZE:
• A cash prize of US $1,000.00
• Premium leather handcrafted Ona bag
• Exhibition in Miami during MSPF 2018 Art Basel at History Miami
• Exhibition in Milan during Street Photo Milano 2019
SECOND AND THIRD PRIZE
• Exhibition at History Miami Museum in Miami
• Premium leather handcrafted Ona straps

Submit to the International Series

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2018 MSPF Miami Series Contest
Deadline is Oct 1
The Miami Photo Series is a MSPF competition that celebrates its home city of Miami. Open to all levels of photography, the contest calls for your best images dedicated to documenting life in Miami.
Participants are required to submit a series of images exploring a theme inspired by the Magic City. A team of award winning photographers, will select the top three series, which will be displayed at HistoryMiami from December 2018 to January, 2019 including during Art Basel Week. The winner will be announced at the Festival.

PRIZES AND RECOGNITION
• A cash prize of US $1,000.00
• Series published on the MSPF website gallery for one year
• An invitation to become part of HistoryMiami’s permanent photography collection

Submit to Miami Photo Series

More info on speakers, workshops, exhibits and portfolio reviews is coming soon!

Sharma’s Wedding Photography Workshop was a big success !

The photographers who attended Sharma’s Wedding Photography Workshop can’t stop raving about it and we love it !

“I had a great time at the Wedding workshop…. got some advanced homework for wedding business.” Lou Carrion Photography @loucarrionphotography

DSC_6519-2” I Had such a great time at the Miami Photo Center Wedding Photography workshop. Learned a lot about the business of Wedding Photography and was able to practice on a very nice couple that modeled for us. Sharma Shari, Thank you so much for all the information you prepared for us for this workshop.” Luana Alvarez Ayala @ayalaluana

“I have been to a few workshops before, but never as Interesting as this one.
The wedding workshop was on point, with so much information shared, the instructor Sharma Shari did not hold anything back, even things that were not in her presentation, as long as the questions came she would answer and share even more.
Having a chance to experiment hands on the different posing techniques was the icing on the cake…” Ludmillo Pierre @ludmillo_pierre

“This is one of the best workshop I’ve been to, Sharma did a fantastic job at sharing what it takes to become a successful wedding photographer. Sharma is very nice, approachable, and willing to share her expertise of the industry.” Harry Desforges @dmanx4

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Professor Tony Chirinos interview live by Kendy Jimenez

Kendy JimenezTune in tomorrow morning  September 15 to hear Professor Tony Chirinos been interviewed live by Kendy Jimenez on Éxitos 107.1 FM Radio at 8:30am to discuss our upcoming Wynwood photographic workshop in Collaboration with our Partner Wynwood Editions.

Conéctate mañana por la mañana para oír al profesor Tony Chirinos ser entrevistado por Kendy Jiménez en éxitos 107.1 FM radio a las 8 para hablar del próximo taller de fotografía in colaboración con Wynwood Editions.

 

We provide Photography Workshop, Artist Talk and Photowalk in Miami with one motto :Unleash you Creativity !

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