Camera USA: National Phot...


All photographers residing in the United States are invited to submit one photograph taken in the United States after January 1, 2012. A $5,000 grand prize award will be presented to one photographer. The grand prize award winner will receive two-nights hotel accommodations in Naples, Florida and round-trip economy class airfare to attend the preview reception on August 8, 2014. Entries for Camera USA will be reviewed and scored by three distinguished judges: Dan Biferie, Clyde Butcher and Frederick S. Voss. Dan Biferie is Chair of the School of Photography at Daytona State College and a Senior Professor at the Southeast Center for Photographic Studies in Daytona Beach, Florida. Biferie was instrumental in the creation of the Southeast Museum of Photography. He is an active artist and has displayed his photographs in more than 150 different exhibitions nationally, including 20 one-person shows. Clyde Butcher is an award winning large-format view camera photographer. Among the many awards he has received is the Hall of Fame Award, which is the highest honor the State of Florida can give to a private citizen. He has received the Distinguished Artist Award from the Florida House Embassy in Washington, DC; the Lifetime Achievement Award from the North American Nature Photography Association and the Ansel Adams Conservation Award from the Sierra Club. Frederick S. Voss is a Museum Consultant and retired Smithsonian Senior Historian and Curator. His work at the Smithsonian included conceiving and organizing exhibitions around historical themes and authoring catalogues and books in connection with the exhibitions. Voss served on the Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery staff from 1971 until his retirement in 2004. For nineteen years, Voss was Curator of the National Portrait Gallery’s vast TIME Collection, which consists of original portraiture that appeared on the cover of TIME Magazine.


Traditional Photography
Digital Photography