Call For Entry: Summertime – Atlanta Photography Group

Call For Entry: Summertime - Atlanta Photography Group

Opening: May 11, 2019
Deadline: June 9, 2019
Entry fee: from $25 to $35
Prizes: Participation in the Exhibition

Summer was on the way; Jem and I awaited it with impatience. Summer was our best season: it was sleeping on the back screened porch in cots, or trying to sleep in the tree house; summer was everything good to eat; it was a thousand colors in a parched landscape; but most of all, summer was Dill.” ~ Harper Lee, To Kill a Mockingbird

Summer, one of four seasons, traditionally the second, marked by the longest and typically hottest days of the year due to the inclination of the Earth and thermal lag.

Summertime, Atlanta Photography Group’s exhibition, aims to feature photographs depicting your views of Summer, be they real or imagined, conceptual or concrete, somewhere or anywhere, in between.

All entrants must be members of Atlanta Photography Group (APG). If you are not a member, register to become a member, first.


Scott Speakes

Publisher & Founding Partner, okra. magazine

Scott Speakes has spent most of his career as a commercial photographer in Atlanta with a few stops along the way in NYC, Dallas, and Washington, DC. Food, lifestyle, and editorial work is where he likes to point his camera. Speakes lives in the Mississippi Delta with his wife and daughters.

Genie Gaither Jones

Editor-in-Chief & Co-Founder, okra. magazine

A native of the South, Genie Gaither Jones grew up in Iowa, South Carolina, Alabama and Atlanta. She has worked as a photo stylist, art director and creative director with direct mail catalog agencies for over 33 years. During that time she assisted with many start-up catalogs developing both content and design. Jones studied art and business at Mercer University Atlanta. She also attended The Art Institute of Atlanta where she earned a Residential Interior Design degree.

okra. is a long-time shared dream between friends. In the summer of 2016 they saw their dream come to fruition and the first issue went to press in 2017. okra. magazine was named one of the Top 20 Hottest Magazine Launches of 2017 by the MPA and Mr. Magazine.

Jones currently resides between Talladega, AL and Atlanta with her husband and dogs.


APG offers need-based Scholarships for all of our exhibitions that will reduce the submission entry fee. Don’t let a lack of funds prevent you from sharing your vision with the world.

Entry Fee

You may submit up to 6 photos

  • Early Entry: May 10 – 18 ($25)
  • Regular Entry: May 19 – June 1 ($30)
  • Late Entry: June 2 – 9 ($35)



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