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The HP Gallery at CONTACT

Yesterday was media day for the 10th annual CONTACT Photography Festival. Along with the usual suspects from the MSM, Sam Javanrouh and I represented from the blogosphere. The setting was the temporary HP Gallery at 510 King Street West (near Brant). The Allied Properties donated space is even better than last year as it has way more natural light.

As Tanja previously mentioned, there's a photo contest happening at the Hype-like evolving gallery space. They've already received 400 submissions and are printing many of them out on four massive printers located in the gallery. The space will continue to evolve as new submissions go up on the walls and older ones are taken down.

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Inside the gallery. Media types mingle and check out some of the larger format submissions to the contest.

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Some of the HP printers used to print out the contest submissions. This one goes to the winner of the contest. Retail value approximately $3,000.

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A few of the workstations for use by the public to submit their photos on-site.

Ed Burtynsky addresses the media.

More photos from inside the HP Gallery.

The CONTACT Photography Festival officially launches this Friday April 28th at 7pm with an opening reception at Brassaii.


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