Friday, August 13, 2010

Reminder! Vote Now for the People's Choice Award for Blurb Closes in 1 Week!







PHOTOGRAPHY BOOK NOW OPENS PEOPLE’S CHOICE VOTING

Photographers can now RSVP to attend the annual gala event in New York and meet-ups in seven cities worldwide

Anyone may visit the Photography Book Now Bookstore and vote for their favorite photography book through August 20, 2010. Photography Book Now, presented by Blurb®, celebrates the finest self-published photography books – and the people behind them.

There will be one People’s Choice Award winner in each category – Editorial, Fine Art, and Photography Portfolio. Award winners’ books will become part of the permanent collections at the International Center for Photography, the Annenberg Space for Photography and the George Eastman House. Their books will also be featured during the Photography Book Now gala and meet-ups worldwide.

The annual Photography Book Now gala event will be held in New York City on Thursday, September 30, from 7 – 10 p.m. at Skylight West. Blurb will then hit the road and host meet-ups around the world to showcase the winning books, honor the grand prize and top category winners, and bring the photography community together with industry peers, judges, and friends. Attendance is free, and all are welcome. RSVPs are required at http://photographybooknow.blurb.com/events.

Friday, October 1 – Brighton

Tuesday, October 5 – Berlin

Wednesday, October 6 – Paris

Wednesday, October 6 – Los Angeles

Thursday, October 7 – Amsterdam

Thursday, October 14 – Seattle

Wednesday, November 10 – Toronto

Photography Book Now is presented by Blurb, the creative publishing and marketing platform that enables anyone to design, publish, share and sell bookstore-quality books. Sponsors include Hewlett Packard, Sony Electronics, Lensbaby, CENTER, Wacom, B&H Photo, Digital Photo Pro Magazine, X-Rite, Induro, Tenba and Maine Media Workshops, New Page Corp., American PHOTO, Photo District News and British Journal of Photography.

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