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13th Annual |  OUR WORLD PORTFOLIO REVIEW                                           


Thank you for your initial registration via LensCulture.

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Remaining FEE:

The total fee for 10 review sessions  is $695.00

Most likely, you have paid the initial $95 fee leaving a balance of  $600.

This will be due by February 1st 2019.

We encourage you to submit that payment by clicking the button below.  We can however work with you if you wish to pay the remaining fee incrementally over time by making the payment in two, three, or longer increments.  Contact Thom Sempere for more info:




Below is a list of currently confirmed reviewers.   

Click on their name for links and more info

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

Reviewers for 2018

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, Exhibitions Manager, Blue Sky Gallery and Co-director Wolff 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, EUQINOM Projects & Board of Directors, SF Camerawork                    

Taj Forer, Cofounder, Daylight Books, Hillsborough, NC                                                                 

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

Genevieve Fussell, Senior Photo Editor, The New Yorker, New York, NY

Lonnie Graham, Artist & 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

Sangyon Joo, Director of Datz Press and the Datz Museum of Art, Seoul, Korea

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                                                                

Aimee Le Duc, Director of Exhibitions and Public Programs, Fort Mason Center for Arts & Culture, SF, CA                                      

Ken Light, Director, Center for Photography and Reva and David Logan Professor of Photojournalism, U.C. Berkeley                                       

Maria Lokke, Senior Photography Editor, Wired Magazine

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     

Terry Novak, Associate Director Photographic Center Northwest, Seattle, WA 

Ted Orland, Artist, Educator, Author, Santa Cruz, CA                                                                                   

Laura Sackett, Creative Director, LensCulture, 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             

Brian TaylorDirector, Center for Photographic Art, Carmel, CA     

Ann Trinca, Gallery Director, Berkeley Art Center

Anne Veh, Art Consultant & Independent Curator, San Francisco   

Judy Walgren, Visual Content Consultant, Writer, Educator and former Director of Photography, SF Chronicle                                                       

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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