OPEN CALL ENDS Sunday, August 23, 2015 at midnight PST.

The New York Photo Festival is proud to announce its last invitational to be held at The POWERHOUSE Arena; entitled “The Last Picture Show”, the contest will start June 8, 2015 at noon and run through August 23, 2015 at midnight PST. The exhibition will run from September 25, 2015 to November 5, 2015.

Prizes include a book publishing contract, professionally printed and framed artwork, high-end digital picture frames, and much more. Jurors for The Last Picture Show will be announced over the course of the next few weeks, and will include publishing photographers, esteemed curators, and seasoned industry professionals personally selected by powerHouse Books founder and CEO Daniel Power.


All submissions:

  • All submissions will receive a 50% discount on any powerHouse Books or POW! titles in-store or online at the Arena store
  • Automatic RSVP (transferable) to last Arena NYPH party to be held at 37 Main St.


  • Top vote-getters of each category will be selected for the print exhibition of The Last Picture Show at The POWERHOUSE Arena in Brooklyn September 25 – November 5, 2015.
  • All winning work will receive a $100 gift certificate for powerHouse Books.
  • All finalists will receive an exclusive invitation to any FotoVisura membership including GUILD.
  • More prizes in the works; follow us on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, and our Tumblr blog for breaking news.

Category Winners:

  • Category Winners will receive a one year subscription to BOMB Magazine
  • All Category Winners will receive a Digital Holster from Think Tank Photo
  • Prizes for category winners include a book publishing contract, framed prints of work submitted, high end digital picture frames, and cameras.