OPEN CALL: 2018 Month of Photography Los Angeles Analogue Portrait Project


Month of Photography Los Angeles is accepting submissions for the 5th annual Analogue Portrait Project! The MOPLA Analogue Portrait Project is a submission based competition featuring both emerging and established photographers. All portraits submitted must have been made using film, not digital cameras.

DEADLINE: February 15th, 2018 at 12am PST

Artist’s reception and APP Exhibition of the 25 Winners selected will be held on Friday, April 27th at Smashbox Studios in Culver City!

Judges Include:
Andrea Streiber, Studio Director at Smashbox Studios
Steve Hiett, Esteemed Poloroid Photographer
Ron Haviv, Award-Winning Photojournalist and Founder of VII Photo Agency
Kate Kuo, Photo Editor at the Los Angeles Times
MaryAnn Camilleri, Founder and President of the Magenta Foundation

Prizes Include: The Judges will select the 25 images to be featured in the exhibition, and they will select 1 Winner who will receive Studio Time at Smashbox Studios! This 1st place prize entails a 6 hour session, date and studio determined by availability, to be arranged with Smashbox directly.

Entry Fee: $15 per image
Max 5 images per artist, submit images as independent entries for judging.

*This submission process DOES NOT guarantee that your work will be selected to exhibit during Month of Photography Los Angeles. While all submissions are reviewed by our team, not all submissions will be selected. By submitting to the MOPLA Group Show or Host Space Open Calls, you agree that we can potentially curate a selection of images from your submission for Pro’jekt LA, MOPLA's very own projection series. Through Pro'jekt LA photography will be projected on walls and outdoor spaces throughout Los Angeles during MOPLA. 
$10.00

Become a FEATURED exhibition during Month of Photography Los Angeles 2018.  

FEATURED exhibitions are vetted and subject to a $10 registration fee. 

Benefits of a FEATURED exhibition include: website listing, inclusion in print brochure, social media support and promotion, permission to use MOPLA markings, and discounted advertising rates in catalogue. 


* This submission process DOES NOT guarantee that your exhibition will be published on the Month of Photography Los Angeles website.


Opportunities for Southern California galleries to be involved in Month of Photography Los Angeles 2018! 


List your exhibition or discussion happening during April 2018 in the PROGRAMS section of the MOPLA website by filling out the form below. Benefit from inclusion and promotion during the 10th Anniversary Edition of Month of Photography Los Angeles! 

Additionally, you have the opportunity to advertise your exhibition opening, lecture or discussion, in our Annual Catalog distributed throughout Los Angeles or as a banner on our website. Please email us for further information. 



Gallery submissions are open until November 30, 2017. 


* This submission process DOES NOT guarantee that your exhibition will be published on the Month of Photography Los Angeles website.