Holga Week Update: Categories, Jurors and Sponsors!


Based on the poll I did a few months back, there will be three Holga Week categories this year.

  • People/Portraits
  • Landscape/Nature
  • City/Urban

Please visit the submit page for details on how to enter the Holga Week contest! I am so excited to see what everyone does this year.


I am also very happy to announce the jurors for this year’s contest!

Blue Mitchell
Blue Mitchell is an independent publisher, curator, educator, and photographer. Based in Portland, Oregon, he has been involved with many facets of the photographic arts. After Mitchell received his BFA from Oregon College of Art & Craft he started a publishing company (One Twelve Publishing) that focuses on hand-crafted photography. One Twelve’s photographic annual Diffusion is internationally distributed and respected. In 2015, One Twelve published their first monograph book Contact by large format photographer Jake Shivery. In addition to their printing endeavors, One Twelve also runs the online photographic gallery Plates to Pixels.  Additionally, Mitchell curates and juries exhibitions at notable galleries both nationally and internationally. Most recently, Diffusion celebrated it’s 5th Anniversary Retrospective exhibition hosted by Verve Gallery of Photography in 2014.

Paul Sneyd
Paul has been a Master Printer for over 35 years. His darkroom career began in 1977, when he joined Jet Commercial Photography. During the next 10 years, Paul was the sole printer for Jet’s five commercial staff photographers. In 1987, Paul became the master printer for Panopticon Gallery of Photography, one of the oldest photographic galleries in the United States. He would spend the next 20 years printing for Panopticon’s many reputable artists and exhibitions before becoming the owner of Panopticon Inc. in 2007, and has remained a valuable asset to the imaging community ever since. Throughout the last 35 years, Paul has printed for and worked with many local and national photographers including : Harold Feinstein, Stanley Forman, Tony King, Isa Leshko, Bradford Washburn & Ernest Withers, among many others. He has produced images for and has working relationships with a large sum of New England galleries, including the Boston Public Library, Focus Gallery, Griffin Museum of Photography, Harvard Law School, Museum of Fine Arts, North River Arts Center, New Bedford Whaling Museum, Panopticon Gallery, and the South Shore Arts Center.

Jennifer Henriksen
(aka HolgaJen and the organizer of Holga Week)
Most of you already know who I am! If not, then head over to my website for more information. HolgaJen.com


Thank you to these sponsors for helping support Holga Week!  Click on the logos to visit their websites for more information.

One Twelve Publishing

Panopticon Imaging

rayko photo center

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