26th Annual Something Personal Exhibition & Industry Event

Thu 09th Nov, 2023

Posted by APA SF Director

Saturday December 2, 2023    6:00 - 11:00 PM

Left Space
2055 Bryant Street, San Francisco
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APA San Francisco's annual Something Personal Exhibition is well established nationally and locally known as the photo event of the year! This year's "Return to Print" Show will be our first print exhibition since 2019. Something Personal 2023 will take place at the beloved Left Space in San Francisco, from 6:00-11:00 PM on Saturday, December 2, 2023. 

This event has drawn out between 600 - 1000 industry friends for decades! All of the top Creatives and Photo Art Galleries in our region will receive special invitations and welcome all levels and crews in the industry to join in celebration of the Top 100 photos selected by our acclaimed, world-class judges. After the print show, we will display the top 100 gallery on our website for over a full year, so our exhibitors' finest personal work will be available to thousands of potential clients.
 

Acclaimed, World-Class Judges

Daniel Cosgrove, Creative Director - Digitas
Allen Yu, Creative Director - VCCP
Leah Schroeder,  Creative Director - Defy Them All
Karen Williams, Creative Director - Black Visual Queen
Alex De Toth, Director of Photography - Wine Spectator
Zach Zutler, Sr. Producer - Freelance
Jess Shay, Art Buyer - Freelance
Bryan Kasm, Photo Art Director - Freelance
Samuel Skeen, Producer - Animal Victory
Genevieve Diaz, Creative Producer - Steve Jobs Archive
David M. Barreda, Community Director - Diversify Photo
Patrick Biesemans, Director - Freelance
 


 

THANK YOU TO OUR SPONSORS

 

INCREDIBLE PRIZES 

Best In Show

Portfolio Reviews with 2 judges

$1000.00 Cash Prize - Stoodily Doodley O

Free studio day ($1600 value)- FlashSF

Equipment rental credit ($1,000)- FlashSF

2 Studios, 1 Day Rental ($1,600) - LUX-SF

Peak Design Package ($590 Value):
(x1) Limited City Edition 30L X-Pac MiltiCam Travel Backpack + (x1) Hip Belt

(x1) Medium Camera Cube

(x1) Tech Pouch

(x1) Slide Lite Camera Strap

(x1) Capture Clip Set

$450 Gift Card to Hanson Digital

$150 Credit to ThinkTank

$100 Gift Card to Bobs Framing

$100 Gift Card to Underdog Film Lab

First Place

Portfolio Reviews with 2 judges

​$500.00 Cash Prize - Stoodily Doodley O

Free studio day ($1,600) - FlashSF

EQ rental credit ($500)- FlashSF

1 Studio, 1 Day Rental ($1,000) - LUX-SF

Peak Design Package ($515 value) :

(x1) 20L Everyday Backpack

(x1) Tech Pouch

(x1) Slide Lite Camera Strap

(x1) Capture Clip Set

$350 Gift Card to Hanson Digital

$100 Credit to ThinkTank

$75 Gift Card to Underdog Film Lab

Second Place

Portfolio Reviews with 2 judges

​$250.00 Cash Prize - Stoodily Doodley O

Free studio day ($1,600)- FlashSF

1 Studio, 1 Day Rental ($1,000) - LUX-SF

Peak Design Package ($275 value):

(x1) 6L Everyday Sling

(x1) Slide Lite Camera Strap

(x1) Capture Clip Set

$250 Gift Card to Hanson Digital

$75 Credit to ThinkTank

$50 Gift Card to Underdog Film Lab

Third Place

Portfolio Reviews with 2 judges

​$100.00 Cash Prize - Stoodily Doodley O

Free 4-hour studio day - FlashSF

1 Studio, 1 Day Rental ($1,000) - LUX-SF

Peak Design Package ($225 value) :

(x1) 3L Everyday Sling

(x1) Leash Camera Strap

(x1) Capture Clip Set

$150 Gift Card to Hanson Digital

$50 Credit to ThinkTank

$25 Gift Card to Underdog Film Lab

Prizes for Runners Up!

10 of the top 100 images selected as each judge’s favorite will also receive a virtual portfolio review!

5 of the top 100 images will receive 1 free project on The Personal Photography Project, for a year!

Note: Prizes are not redeemable for cash, may be subject to change, and may include additional terms and conditions as established by the individual sponsors. APA is not responsible for allocation, redemption or conditions of sponsor prizes.

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