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

 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.



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 shared their state of the art entry tool for submissions.  Logon 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


Reviewers for 2108

We are currently confirming our 2018 reviewers.  The list below were reviewers in 2017 and many will be returning- use this list as a guide to show the high level of professionalism and the diversity of representation that is representative for this event. This list will be update soon.

2017 Our World Portfolio Reviewers:

Robert Aufuldish, Book Designer, Aufuldish & Warinner & Professor, CCA, San Francisco, CA              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          Elizabeth Corden, Owner, Corden Potts Gallery, San Francisco, CA                                                    Janet Delaney, Educator and Photographer, UC Berkeley and San Francisco Art Institute, SF, CA Monique Deschaines, Director, EUQINOMprojects & Board of Directors, SF Camerawork           Crista Dix, Founder and Director, Wall Space Gallery, Santa Barbara, CA                                                   Taj Forer, Cofounder, Daylight Books, Hillsborough, NC                                                                  Lonnie Graham, Afrtist & Educator, Penn State School of Visual Arts, PA                                 Erika Gentry, Artist, Professor & Photography Dept. Chair, City College of San Francisco, CA            Ed Grazda, Photographer, New York, NY                                                                                               Allie Haeusslein, Associate Director, Pier 24 Photography, San Francisco, CA                                           Michael Itkoff, Cofounder, Daylight Books, Hillsborough, NC                                                             Ann Jastrab, Gallery Director RayKo Photo Center                                                                                          Rupert Jenkins, Independent Curator, Editor, Non-Profit Arts Manager,  Denver, CO                           Anne Kelly, Director, PhotoEye Gallery, Santa Fe, New Mexico                                                           Stefan Kirkeby, Owner, Smith Anderson North Gallery and Casemore|Kirkeby Gallery                             Amelia Lang, Executive Managing Editor Books, Aperture, New York, New York                                       Ken Light, Director, Center for Photography, Adjunct Professor U.C. Berkeley                                           Christopher McCall, Director, Pier 24 Photography, San Francisco, CA                                                         Scott Nichols, Scott Nichols Gallery, San Francisco, CA                                                                                           Jan Potts, Owner, Corden Potts Gallery, San Francisco, CA                                                                   Alex Ramos, Gallery Director, Leica Store & Gallery, San Francisco, 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                                                                            Paloma Shutes, Photo Editor, The California Sunday Magazine, San Francisco, CA                           Aline Smithson, Founder and Editor, LENSCRATCH, Los Angeles, CA                                        Heather Snider, Director, San Francisco Camerawork                                                                         David Spalding, Director, Haines Gallery, San Francisco, CA                                                                 Ada Takahashi, Principal, Robert Koch Gallery, San Francisco, CA                                                                            Thea Traff, Associate Photo Editor, The New Yorker, New York, NY                                                                   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

Any questions:


telephone: 415.425.5608






All photos from previous reviews ©PhotoAlliance

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