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11th Annual |  OUR WORLD PORTFOLIO REVIEW                

March 10-12, 2017

filling the review on a rolling basis

early applications are highly encouraged

don't wait for tomorrow.

 This event brings together top photography editors, publishers, curators, gallerists, and educators representing small, mid-sized, and major venues from around the U.S. and abroad to meet with engaged photographers, review their portfolios, encourage their careers and exchange opportunities.  

A fantastic opportunity to show your photographs to professionals who publish, exhibit, write and teach. Get new ideas, make connections, and find opportunities.

The review is held at the San Francisco Art Institute a wonderful venue in the heart of North Beach near Fisherman's Wharf, cafés and the historic waterfront.

For more information Click on Buttons or use the URL to register:



This is the 11th year the review will be held and we have learned much from previous events. To guarantee a high quality experience for all, work is reviewed prior to the full registration process.  This pre-screening is broadly applied and intended solely to confirm a level of  proficiency and commitment suitable for the review as the number of participants is limited.  If you have questions about this or anything else please give us a call.    415.425.5608


PhotoAlliance has an alliance with LensCulture, a site that shares our goals of supporting contemporary photography throughout the world. They have created an entry tool that works extremely well for viewing images and text which we use for both the application process and will also be made available for the reviewers to be able to see all the work being shared.

When you click on the Apply Button, it will ask you to create an account at LensCulture to make your application. 


 Initial application fee: $45.00 for up to 20 images for screening.

Full Registration: $595.00 for 10 individual meetings with reviewers of your choice which are spread across both Saturday and Sunday March 11-12.

The fees go directly to support the programs of PhotoAlliance and make the event possible.                      We can work with you individually if necessary to create a payment plan. Again, call with any questions.


During the weekend of March 10-12, 2017, the selected photographers will each have ten, twenty-minute sessions with different reviewers over the course of two days, with ample opportunity for further networking.

Thursday, March 9th                                                                                                                 Special Pre-Event Book Launch with alliance partners Daylight Books and Leica Gallery        Daylight will be launching their latest season of books at the Leica Gallery with short presentations by the featured artists followed by a reception and book signing.    6pm–8pm                               click here for more information on the event

Friday, March 10th

The fabulous Chili Fest!   Begins 6pm in the courtyard and Café at SFAI, all you can eat home-made chili and no-host bar.  Keynote lectures  with presenters Ed Grazda and Wesaam Al-Badry begins 7:30pm             

Saturday and Sunday, March 11th & 12th

For participants: Doors open at 9am and portfolio review run 10:00am to 5:00pm

Sunday 5:30 to 7pm - Portfolio Walk-Thru public is invited

For questions:


telephone: 415.425.5608

Photos from previous review sessions:

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