Photos: ©Vanessa Van Ryzin, ©Brian Overend, ©Erica Reade, ©Brooke DiDonato, ©Justin Carrasquillo, ©Joseph Romeo
Give and Receive Prints; Build Your Collection; Be Surprised!
International photographers of all backgrounds are invited to submit to The Print Swap, brought to you by Feature Shoot. The Print Swap is an opportunity for photographers to collect carefully curated prints and engage with other photographers around the globe. Photographers who are selected by our curators will both give and receive a print. Once selected, photographers pay $40 per image to participate (we cover printing and shipping).
All participating images will now be featured on one or more of the following: Feature Shoot, @featureshoot, @theprintswap or on Facebook (reaching over 350,000 photography enthusiasts)! Participating photographers will also have their image considered for our new store Superfine Prints.
To submit, simply hashtag your images on Instagram #theprintswap or email them to us (at 620px wide) at email@example.com.
If your image is selected for The Print Swap, we will be in touch via Instagram or email with details.
Hashtag your images #theprintswap on Instagram by July 13, 2018 to be considered for our upcoming exhibition at Photoville in Brooklyn, NY.
The Print Swap is coming to Photoville! After a year of traveling to Sydney, Los Angeles, Berlin, and India, we will return to Brooklyn Bridge Park, the site of the first-ever Print Swap exhibition one year ago, in an exhibition curated by Alison Zavos and Ellyn Kail, the Founder/Editor-in-Chief and Editor of Feature Shoot, respectively. As with last year's exhibition, the theme is open. We will select images that inspire and spark the imagination across genres and political and cultural boundaries*.
Photoville, as its name suggests, is the largest annual photography event in New York City. Now in its seventh year, Photoville by United Photo Industries features dozens of modular gallery spaces made from repurposed shipping containers, all installed along the waterfront. Photoville has hosted exhibitions by organizations ranging from The New York Times, TIME Magazine, and National Geographic to Instagram, The Pulitzer Center, and the Magnum Foundation, and more than 80,000 people visited the 70+ immersive exhibitions, workshops, panels, and nighttime events at Photoville 2017. We will choose a total of thirty outstanding photographs to be part of the 2018 show. This will be the seventh Print Swap exhibition to date. Although The Print Swap is open year-round, only photos submitted between May 29th and August 1 will be considered for the show.
*Photographers selected for the exhibition will be notified via email by August 20, 2018. Please note: Selection to The Print Swap does not necessarily mean selection to the exhibition.
What photographers are saying:
“Just received three beautiful prints in my mail via @theprintswap project. This unique project selects images hashtagged, and randomly ships winning images to other photographer/winners. So far I have had 3 images selected and have a few more coming. I would like to encourage all of you to follow and submit images to The Print Swap project. It is an awesome way to discover talent and be pleasantly surprised.” - Morten K Soerensen
“When I opened my post box this morning and saw the The Print Swap envelope in it, I was so excited that I had to open it right then and there! I am highly impressed that it arrived in one piece as the South African postal services leaves much to be desired at times. Thanks @theprintswap for creating such a wonderful way for artists and photographers to exchange prints!” - Nicola Fouché
“There is so much wonderful art out there, it's overwhelming... I am so thankful that one of my photos was selected for the @theprintswap lineup- I just received this photo in the mail, from a Brisbane-based photographer. Being able to discover other talented artists from around the world makes me feel like I've won the lottery!"- Tova Friedman
"Remember those times, waiting for photos to be developed? Submit an image to #theprintswap , and wait. You'll receive a print, beautifully printed, on actual paper - just not the one you submitted. Images are randomly swapped amongst the participants. So fun!"-Beeke Bartelt
"So grateful to participate in the latest round of Feature Shoot's project @theprintswap. I have enjoyed getting three new works to put up in our house and learn about three new photographers and their work. My three photos went to Italy, Australia and Massachusetts."- Jasmine Anwer