BCC Virtual Member Exhibition
at Griffin Museum of Photography in 2021 —

Griffin Museum of Photography

Thanks to the Griffin Museum of Photography's Executive Director, Paula Tognarelli, the BCC will have a virtual gallery on the Griffin Museum of Photography's web site for its members' exhibit in 2021!

Exhibit Dates: February 15 - March 21, 2021

Please read the following FAQ to find answers about the exhibit and submission requirements —
Submission Deadline: Sunday, December 20, 2020

What is the BCC Members Exhibit for 2021?
This year’s members’ exhibit will be a virtual gallery on the Griffin Museum of Photography’s web site. The virtual gallery will contain digital photographs from only BCC members based on the theme: Motion/Stillness.

What is the Exhibit’s Theme?
The theme of this virtual exhibit is Motion / Still.  

We are looking to showcase images that evoke movement and or stillness.  

Images of motion might use long time exposure, camera movement, subject motion blur, subject action, or other approaches to make movement visible or suggested.  

Images evoking the idea of still could be still lifes.  Also, smaller and larger landscapes or interior spaces that suggest stillness, quiet, peace whether through vastness of space or intimate detail.  Find your own way to depict stillness.

It could be possible to include these contrasting themes juxtaposed in the same image, and that is welcome but not necessary.

How many images can I submit?
To provide Paula the latitude she needs to create a cohesive exhibit, you must submit a minimum of 3 images (5 images maximum). Paula Tognarelli, the Griffin Museum of Photography’s Executive Director and Curator, will make the selection of one image from each member who has made submissions.

How do I submit my images for the Exhibit?
You must complete the Submission Form no later than Sunday, December 20, 2020 at 11:30 pm. The submission form includes a image file upload function.

About the Submission Form
The submission form allows you to submit up to three (5) images, 3 images required.
Each image MUST adhere to the following requirements:

  • .JPG file format
  • RGB color space
  • The longest side of your image can equal but not exceed 1200 pixels.
  • File Name: Must include your Last Name, First Initial, and Image Title as follows: SmithA-MyImageTitle.jpg

For each image submitted, the form asks you to complete the following fields:

  • Image Title
  • Image Alt Text: This field should contain a short (5-7 words) description of your image. This alt text is used to describe images to online viewers who are unable to see the photos. This includes screen readers and browsers that block images, but it also includes users who are sight-impaired or otherwise unable to visually identify an image. Including alt text ensures all users, regardless of visual ability can enjoy the exhibit.
  • Image File Name: This field should be the exact file name corresponding to the file name used in your file upload.
  • Photo Creation Date: Date photograph was taken
  • Medium: You can simply insert Photograph unless it’s a scan, or another method used to capture the image

When you complete your submission, you will receive an email with all your submission information. The email will have a link to "edit" your response. Editing your response allows you to make changes to your submission information and files up until the submission deadline.

Click here for the Submission Form:

When will I know which of my image(s) were selected for the exhibit?
Paula Tognarelli will inform me when her final selection is complete — date unknown at this time.

How can I let my friends and family know about the exhibit?
The BCC will create a digital postcard that you can send to friends and family, and post to your social media sites. The BCC will also publicize the exhibit through its usual communication channels.

Will there be an Opening Reception?
TBD. At this time, there will not be an opening reception held by the Griffin Museum of Photography. The BCC may decide to hold its own reception to allow participating members to share their photograph’s stories with the each other and the entire BCC membership.

What will happen to the virtual gallery at the end of the exhibit?
The BCC will create its own gallery of the images in the show. This gallery will be available on the BCC web site as an exhibition archive.

What if I have questions about the exhibit theme, submission form, or other question?
Please send any question to bethluch@gmail.com.

Beth Luchner — Exhibition Chair

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