The FotoWeekDC 2016 Competitions have ended, stay tuned as we announce the winners in November!

Fine Art Photography

We're not going to hold you back. Express your vision, your creativity, and your photographic eye.

Competition Deadline is October 9th

Official Rules



A winner will be awarded for both Single and Series Categories

$500 Cash Award for Curator's Pick in Singles and Series
Gallery shown at FotoWeekCentral at the National Geographic Museum during FotoWeekDC 2016
Two Tickets to the FotoWeek DC Opening Celebration
Framed print of winning image courtesy of Framebridge

Honorable Mentions will also have their image shown in the FotoWeekDC gallery at the National Geographic Museum and receive two tickets to the FotoWeekDC Opening Celebration.

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Single Image

1-4 images – $14/image
5-9 images – $12/image
10+ images – $10/image


Up to 6 images - $40/series




John Jacob

Photography Curator
Smithsonian American Art Museum

John Jacob is the museum’s McEvoy Family Curator for Photography; he joined the curatorial staff in July 2015. His responsibilities include research, exhibitions and acquisitions related to the museum’s collection. His research interests include American vernacular photography, social history, and women photographers. Jacob comes to the museum from the Inge Morath Foundation, where he was vice president and director, and from the Magnum Foundation, where he was program director for the Legacy Program that manages materials related to the history of Magnum Photos.

Recent exhibitions include the internationally touring Man Ray: Unconcerned But Not Indifferent (2007; co-curator with Noriko Fuku), Inge Morath: First Color (2009) and Erich Hartmann: New York Stories, 1946–1957 (2012). Recent publications include Ernst Haas: On Set (Steidl, 2015) and Kodak Girl: The Martha Cooper Collection (Steidl, 2011); Inge Morath: On Style (Abrams, 2016) is forthcoming.

Jacob’s research on spirit photography and the tintype, for which he received the 2012 Shpilman Award for Excellence in Photography from the Israel Museum, will be published by the museum as Ghost Stories: Found Photography and the Certification of Presence. Jacob began his career as an artist, working with reproductive media including photography, rubber-stamps, mail art, and artist’s books. He earned a bachelor’s degree from the College of the Atlantic in Bar Harbor, Maine in 1981 and master’s degree in art history from Indiana University in 1994. He attended the Getty Leadership Institute in 1996.


Morgan West


Morgan Hungerford West is an artist, content creator, and creative resource in Washington, DC. Nylon Magazine has referred to Morgan's personal projects as "a virtual clubhouse representing DC's creative class." Through the community-based A Creative DC project, Morgan uses social media as a means to promote DC creative community + creative economy, and to connect + provide access to the creative fabric of Washington. 

E. Brady Robinson

FotoDC Board

E. Brady Robinson is a photographer and the chair of the FotoDC board. She divides her time between personal art projects and commissioned work. Robinson is represented byAddison Ripley Fine Art & Amstel Gallery. Her photographs have been featured in The Washington Post, Channel One Russia TV, Featureshoot and Recent clients Include: Barneys New York, Domino Magazine, Google and City Paper Baltimore


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