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SUBMISSIONS DUE: JUNE 11, 2018 Midnight PST.

UPLOAD AND SEND TO or upload a zip file through We Transfer or DropBox and please forward your link/s submissions@seities.caPlease include your FULL NAME, TITLE and PROCESS in each title. {ex.FirstName_LastName_Title_35mm} {Files should be min 8 inches on the longest side at 300dpi} The selected portfolio’s artist will be featured, interviewed, and will receive the Back Cover of the  Publication OPEN THEME 10TH ANNIVERSARY ISSUE 
**The 1st Image is Free- to Enter 5 more please donate $10 through this link HERE**


Q: When is the deadline?
A: Monday June 11th 2018 Midnight PST.

Q:Who is the Juror?
A:  George Webber’s artful photographs spring from his affection for the people of the Canadian West.

George Webber is the recipient of numerous National Magazine Awards (Canada) including a Gold Award in 2010, multiple Awards of Excellence from The Society For News Design (USA) and The International Documentary Photography Award (Korea).

His books include: Badlands, Prairie Gothic, In this Place, Last Call, People of The Blood, A World Within and Requiem. Webber’s photographs have been featured in numerous publications including: American Photo, Apple, Canadian Geographic, Canadian Living, GEIST, Lenswork Quarterly, Photolife, The New York Times, Reader’s Digest and Swerve.

George’s photographs can be found in Canadian and international museum collections including: The Canadian Museum of Contemporary Photography (Canada), Glenbow Museum (Canada), Museum Ludwig (Germany), Australian National Gallery (Australia) and the Bibliotheque Nationale (France).

In 1999 he was elected to the Royal Canadian Academy of Arts in recognition of his contributions to the visual arts in Canada.

The documentary film Lost Horizons: The Photography of George Webber was released in the Fall of 2017 – watch on YouTube

Acclaimed American photographer Mary Ellen Mark has described Webber as a “lyrical poet with his camera”.

Q: What is the fee?
A: Anyone can submit 1 image for Free, however submitting a portfolio ( a total of 6 images ) is a $10 Donation through the online store . Competition submissions (6 images) are also free for SEITIES Members.

Q: Why should I submit?
A: The selected portfolio will receive a printed portfolio feature, interview and their work will be featured on the back cover of the 10th Publication OPEN THEME. Your work will also be juried by Award winning photographer George Webber.

Q:What is the difference between the Film Competition and Open Theme?
A: The film competition is specifically for submissions taken on any/all formats of film. The Open Theme submissions of course includes film but is also open to all analogue based work including but not limited to Wet Plate, Polaroid, Cyanotype ect. Unlike the Film Competition, when submitting your work to OPEN THEME you also automatically receive a copy of the next publication.

Q: Why should I submit to both the Film Competition and the Open Theme?
A: By submitting your work to both separate submissions you increase your opportunity of publication and to be featured in the OPEN THEME 10th Anniversary Publication + Exhibition. You will also automatically receive a copy of the publication.

For those interested in submitting to both please follow this link :

Q: What kind of Film can I submit?
A: Any images created from a photographic film negative or celluloid based medium. 35mm ,120 mm, sheet film, large and medium format, 4×5, 8×10, 6×6 ect.. Paper negatives. Colour and Black + White Negatives. Mixed Media work based on film photography will also be considered.

Q: How can I submit 8mm, 16mm or 70mm motion picture celluloid work?
A: Please submit a link or file with a video of your film reel, or stills from your reel as per the submissions requirement.

Q:How do I submit?
A: Visit this link :

SEND UP TO 6 IMAGES CREATED USING ANY FILM FORMAT/ PROCESS FOR CONSIDERATION.  UPLOAD AND SEND TO or upload a zip file through We Transfer or DropBox and please forward your link/s *Wetransfer Preferred*

Please include your FULL NAME, TITLE and PROCESS(film type) in each title. {ex. FirstName_LastName_Title_Process} {Files should be min 8″ on the longest side at 300dpi}

Q:Will I get a notification?
A: Yes, you will receive an email notification that your submission was properly uploaded the week of June 11th, 2018. The winner will be announced by the 25th of June, 2018.   

Q: Can I submit work made with a digital camera?
A: SEITIES is dedicated to artists who choose to work with analogue processes. We appreciate digital photography, however are focused on promoting hand made alternative processes that pre-date digital photography. We do not accept digital photography submissions. Please contact for further support on mixed media processes.

For further questions please contact

Thank you for your support and contribution.


Kalua K. Krynska(Wet Plate) Juror Kristen Sink
Galina Kurlat (Polaroid) Juror Christopher R. Perez
Andrew Bolton(Film ) Juror Jefferson Hayman
Anne Barry (Historic Process ) Juror Ed Ross
James Wigger (Colour Process ) Juror Erin
Caitlyn Soldan (Pinhole) Juror Sanja Lukac
Stephanie Slate (Cyanotype Competition) Juror Adam Finkleston
Zelko Nedic (Wet Plate Competition) Juror Jacqueline Roberts
Shesaidred (Polaroid Competition) Juror Agafia Polynchuk


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