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12th Annual |  OUR WORLD PORTFOLIO REVIEW                 March 9-11, 2018

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

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. 



Registrations  accepted  on a first-come basis. Apply early to secure your space. 

To assure a high-quality experience, we limit the number of participants and ask you to upload representative image samples of your work and provide some general information about yourself. These materials are used by the reviewers as a reference and help consolidate information we use to administer the event.


The fee is $695.00 for 10 review sessions and is payable in two segments.

Initial fee upon registration to secure your place via online application: $95.00.

Remaining $600. will be due by February 15th 2018. Payment plans are available.


We have an alliance with LensCulture, a site that shares our goals of supporting contemporary photography throughout the world. They have provided their state-of-the-art entry tool for registrations.  Log on below to create an account and upload your application.      




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.   

If you have questions about this or anything else please give us a call.    415.425.5608



Below is a list of currently confirmed reviewers.  More will be added soon.

Due to the possibility of unforeseen circumstances the list may change.   

Click on their name for links and more info

Reviewers for 2108

Robert Aufuldish, Book Designer, Aufuldish & Warinner & Professor, CCA, San Francisco, CA   

Debra Bloomfield, Photographer & Educator, San Francisco, CA                                                    

Liz Bordow,  Owner, Art Director, Palm Press, Berkeley, CA                                                   

Zemie Barr, Owner/Curator, Wolff Gallery and Blue Sky Gallery, Portland, OR           

Alessandra Capodacqua, Photographer, Curator, and Instructor at NYU Florence, Florence, Italy  

Linda Connor, Photographer & Educator, San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, CA          

Kai Caemmerer, Curator of Photography Exhibitions San Francisco Airport Museums, SF, CA   

Monique Deschaines, Director, EUQINOMprojects & Board of Directors, SF Camerawork                    

Taj Forer, Cofounder, Daylight Books, Hillsborough, NC                                                                 

Nicole Fruge, SF Chronicle Director of Photography, San Francisco, CA      

Lonnie Graham, Afrtist & Educator, Penn State School of Visual Arts, PA                                

Michael Itkoff, Cofounder, Daylight Books, Hillsborough, NC                                                            

Ann Jastrab,  Independent Curator and Writer, All About Photo, San Francisco, CA

Rupert Jenkins, Independent Curator, Editor, Non-Profit Arts Manager,  Denver, CO    

Karen Jenkins-Johnson, Founder, owner, director, Jenkins-Johnson Gallery, San Francisco

Lauren Joseph , Associate Photography Editor, Wired Magazine                      

Anne Kelly, Director, PhotoEye Gallery, Santa Fe, New Mexico

Corey Keller, Curator  of Photography, SFMOMA, San Francisco, CA                                                                

Amelia Lang, Executive Managing Editor Books, Aperture, New York, New York                                      

Ken Light, Director, Center for Photography, Adjunct Professor U.C. Berkeley                                       

Maria Lokke, Senior Photography Editor, Wired Magazine

Michelle Dunn Marsh, Executive Director Photographic Center NW, Founder, Minor Matters, Seattle, WA

Christopher McCall, Director, Pier 24 Photography, San Francisco, CA    

Laura Moya, Executive Director, PhotoLucida, Portland, OR

Mark Murrmann, Mother Jones, San Francisco, CA                                                  

Scott Nichols, Scott Nichols Gallery, San Francisco, CA                                                                                       

Laura Sackett, Creative Director, LensCulture, San Francisco, CA

Danny Sanchez, Gallery Manager, Themes + Projects, San Francisco, CA                                                     

Stuart Schwartz, Photographer and Founder, The Image Flow, Mill Valley, CA                                 

Thom Sempere, Director, PhotoAlliance, San Francisco, CA

Meg ShifflerDirector, San Francisco Arts Commission Gallery, San Francisco, CA             

Ada Takahashi, Principal, Robert Koch Gallery, San Francisco, CA 

Brian TaylorDirector, Center for Photographic Art, Carmel, CA     

Thea Traff, Associate Photo Editor, The New Yorker, New York, NY

Ann Trinca, Gallery Director, Berkeley Art Center

Judy Walgren, Editorial Director, Viewfind, San Francisco                                                                 

Lewis Watts, Photographer and Emeriti Educator, UC Santa Cruz, CA

Steve Woodall, Collections Specialist, Achenbach Foundation, Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco

All images © PhotoAlliance-  Photos are from previous portfolio reviews

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