Portrait: mid 16th century: from French, past participle (used as a noun) of Old French portraire portray.

Mother with cane, 2011 ©nmccrary

Photography only, b/w or color, selfies or of others, human or animal, all processes welcome.

Three photographers from the exhibition will be chosen for feature articles in the November/December South x Southeast PhotoMagazine online.


Call Opens:  June 26

Deadline for Entries: August 1

Notifications: August 10

Framed work due to gallery: September 5

Exhibition will hang September 15 – October 30

Artist’s Reception to the announced at a later date

This exhibition will hang during the SlowExposures Photography Festival held the weekend of September 20, 21, & 22, and the gallery will be open during the festival.



Nancy McCrary has been the publisher/editor of South x Southeast PhotoMagazine since 2011, director of South x Southeast PhotoWorkshops since 2015, and director of South x Southeast PhotoGallery since 2017. She was previously co-director of SlowExposures Photo Festival from 2005 – 2013. She works closely with collectors of contemporary photography, designers, and media companies. This fall she will launch South x Southeast Farm which, along with being home to SxSE PhotoGallery, will offer accommodations for up to 10 guests with workshop and event spaces.



Entry Fee: 5 images/$30.

More than 5/$10 each. No Maximum.

Send jpegs only, 72 dpi, 1000 on the longest side to nancy@sxsemagazine.com

File Name should read: Your Last Name Your First Name Title of Image

example: mccrarynancybigredhouse

Email subject line should read: PORTRAIT


Images will be for sale on the gallery website (sxsephotogallery.com) during the exhibition.


Click HERE for the first 5 images entered ($30/5)

Click HERE for any additional images entered ($10/each)

Questions? e nancy@sxsemagazine.com

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