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Maitland International Salon of Photography
February 28, 2015 — April 18, 2015Free
Maitland Regional Art Gallery is excited to host the Maitland International Salon of Photography by presenting this year’s best 100 prints submitted from across the globe to the Maitland Salon for competition. The main exhibition venue for the Maitland Salon is the Fine Arts Pavilion at the Maitland Showground but a selection of 100 prints across all contested categories along with all the projected image acceptances are shown at Maitland Regional Art Gallery from 28 February – 19 April 2015.
Judges from Australia and overseas arrive in Maitland in late January each year to judge this event. Over 75 awards are given. Gold, silver, and bronze medals, plaques and certificates of merit, ribbons and acceptances are awarded. These are accredited to the entrants as points when they apply for their honours in photography under the Salon system.
Five sections of photography are contested at each Salon: Monochrome Prints, Colour Prints, Nature Prints, Open Projected Images and Nature Projected Images.
From small beginnings the Maitland International Salon of Photography receive over 4500 entries from over 550 entrants coming from some 55 different countries around the world each year.