This festival is designed to be a multi-tiered collaborative initiative. Our mission is to advance dynamic programming designed to engage and stimulate the photography community of Los Angeles. 

Month of Photography Los Angeles Group Show

Month of Photography Los Angeles is accepting submissions for the annual Group Show! The MOPLA Group Show is a submission based exhibition featuring both emerging and established photographers. This exhibition is organized by the Lucie Foundation and will be presented during MOPLA and photo la’s new initiative - CONVERGE: 11 Days of Featured Photographic Programming

To see previous MOPLA Group Show curations visit MOPLA Group Show 2016 and MOPLA Group Show 2015

DEADLINE: November 11, 2016 at 12am PST

MONTH OF PHOTOGRAPHY LOS ANGELES Analogue portrait project

Aesthesia Studios in partnership with Month of Photography Los Angeles is proud to announce the 4th annual Analogue Portrait Project, accepting submissions starting November 3rd, 2016.

The Analogue Portrait Project is a submission based competition featuring both emerging and established photographers, with one rule: all portraits submitted must have been made using film, not digital cameras.

DEADLINE: December 15, 2016 at 12am PST


Submit a thematic body of work for exhibition consideration in one of our "host spaces".  Eligible submissions will be framed and ready to exhibit and can belong to one photographer or a group of photographers. 

Selected Host Space Exhibitions will be Official MOPLA programming co-produced by the MOPLA team and the artist and/or curator. Host Space Exhibitions will be included in the annual catalogue in addition to the MOPLA website, calendar, weekly newsletters and social media promotion.

DEADLINE: November 11, 2016


Month of Photography Los Angeles is accepting submissions for a juried Official MOPLA Exhibition dedicated to the photo book.  Submit books that were independently or commercially published and distributed from anywhere in the world within the last 24 months. Eligible books include - self published, handmade, exhibition catalogues, book dummies, zines, and limited/special edition photo books. 

In addition to the online submission form, all books must be sent to the Lucie Foundation office (address below) and postmarked by November 11, 2016. 

Lucie Foundation, c/o MOPLA Books, 550 N Larchmont Blvd, Suite 100, Los Angeles, CA 90004

DEADLINE: November 11, 2016


Lucie Foundation is pleased to announce the eighth installment of Fresh Look: A Portfolio Review on February 10, 2017 at space15twenty.

The Lucie Portfolio Reviews will provide the opportunity for photographers to have their portfolios reviewed by important decision makers in the industry, from consultants to editors, curators to gallerists. This unique opportunity allows Lucie members and the general public the opportunity to fine-tune their portfolios and receive critical feedback to their work. 

Fresh Look offers 15 minute reviews with industry professionals. 

Eleni Peters, Giant Artists
Mark Giorgione, The Lapis Press
Paris Chong, Leica Gallery LA
Laura Elizabeth Andonian, The JUDE Group
Marisa Caichiolo, Building Bridges Art Exchange
Bayley Mizelle, Museum as Retail Space
and more!

Review Pricing:

A La Carte: $60 per Review

Package of 4: $175

Package of 6: $250