New Submission Classes for Hal Prize in Images

New Submission Classes for Hal Prize in Images

The competition can be utilizing a brand new submission platform

There’s lower than one month till submissions open for the 2023 Hal Prize, and as we transfer towards the opening, my pleasure continues to develop. 

We have now some adjustments this yr that may make the competition even higher, together with new images classes chosen by our companions at Peninsula College of Artwork. Just a few widespread classes from final yr are returning, and some have been added beneath the experience of this yr’s images decide, Allen Morris, whom Peninsula College of Artwork chosen. 

The classes for this yr are Analog Different Processes, Digital Manipulation, Panorama and Nature, Individuals and Portraits, and Animals. You’ll be able to be taught extra about these classes beneath.

When the Hal Prize started in 1998, all submissions have been bodily. Then, with the arrival of the web and extra on-line accessibility, we switched to utilizing a web-based platform. This yr, we’re switching that platform to Zealous, which works nicely for each writers and visible artists. Zealous is straightforward to make use of when submitting work, and it has a really energetic assist middle and reside chat, ought to any questions come up.

Images Classes

Analog Different Processes 

This picture is by Christina Z. Anderson, who teaches at Montana State College. She is a world-renowned useful resource for different course of images and has revealed books on the topic.

Share your historic course of picture: cyanotype, Van Dyke brown, gum bichromate, lumen prints and extra. If it’s old fashioned and analog primarily based, it matches this class.

Extra instance work: Christina Z. Anderson, Mary West Quin, Joseph Minek and Eric William Carroll.

Digital Manipulation

Work by Jenna Marti.
“Her work shows such care and has such a poetry to it that it was an absolute must-share.” — Allen Morris

Pixels are supposed to be pushed round, and an entire new world could be created utilizing digital-manipulation methods. Present us your composites, collages and all images which are digitally augmented.

Extra instance work: Jenna Marti, Josh Passon, Brooke Shaden and Maggie Taylor.

Panorama and Nature

Picture by Camden Hardy from his physique of labor The Wayfinder’s Dilemma.

These are the themes that all the time encompass us. Regardless of the place you go, there’s a vista to behold, stunning flora to discover or fungi to give attention to. This class invitations you to share your pictures of the sweetness you discover within the pure world.

Extra instance work: Terry Evans, Camden Hardy, Mark Brautigam and Laura McPhee.

Individuals and Portraits

Picture by Lois Bielefeld of Milwaukee, from her collection ‘Androgyny.’

It’s simple to neglect {that a} portrait is simply as a lot in regards to the artist as it’s in regards to the topic or sitter. Share your images of different people on this class to assist us perceive who they’re and who you might be!

Extra instance work: Lois Bielefeld, Kurt Simonson, Richard Renaldi and  Hillerbrand and Magsamen.


“Rhino on Lake, Lake Nakuru” by Nick Brandt.
“The reflection is so stunning, and his work is gorgeous on its worst days, transcendent on its greatest.” — Allen Morris

Whether or not home or wild, scaly or furry, slithery or on Hoff, animals have been favourite topics for the digital camera lens for the reason that starting of picture historical past. Present us the majesty – or whimsy – of the animal kingdom by pictures on this class.

Extra instance work: Joel Sartore, Nick Brandt, Mary Lee Agnew and Karine Aigner.

8142 Assessment, Vol. 1 and a couple of can be found for buy at The publications characteristic the winners of the 2021 and 2022 contests, respectively.