Corporate Sponsors

The Pictorico Inkjet Media, a division of Mitsubishi Paper Mills Limited, was established in 1998 with a single goal: to offer a wide variety of the highest quality output media to the broadest range of inkjet printer users. Today, Pictorico (derived from the Spanish word for “picturesque”) serves digital imaging professionals and enthusiasts with inkjet media of unrivaled performance. Whether for industrial and commercial output or the needs of the digital imaging arts, Pictorico inkjet media – with their superior quality and versatility – are rapidly establishing themselves as the choice of the discerning.

Zoomin.com is a leading online service that enables customers to store, share, and print their digital photos – easily and affordably.  ZoomIn allows customers around the world to upload unlimited photos and securely share them for free, with friends and family. They can order photo prints, photobooks or personalize gifts with their favourite photos, a theme and message – delivered to any doorstep in India, the US, UK and Canada. ZoomIn’s photo prints, photobooks and gifts are of the highest professional quality, using world class technology and infrastructure.

Urban Outfitters
Urban Outfitters is an eclectic lifestyle retailer dedicated to inspiring our customers through a unique combination of product, creativity, and cultural understanding. Our mission is to help our customer express their individuality and connect with their interests, needs, passions, and each other. We do this by creating experiential retail environments and curated product assortments. We embrace music, fashion, art, architecture, design, and technology as integral to our business and infuse each with our individualistic, nonconformist approach to life.

For more than 50 years, Panasonic has delighted American consumers with innovations for the home and business. Panasonic’s consumer electronics and technology products range from award-winning VIERA High Definition Plasma and LCD TVs and LUMIX Digital Cameras to ruggedized Toughbook laptop computers, communications solutions, networkable office solutions, security systems, home appliances, personal care products, components and entire in-flight entertainment and information systems.

The Impossible Project
In October 2008 The Impossible Project saved the last Polaroid production plant for Integral Instant film in Enschede (NL) and started to re-invent and re-produce a new instant film for traditional Polaroid Cameras.

Lensbaby is a Portland, Oregon based manufacturer of award-winning Creative Effects SLR camera lenses. Lensbaby was launched in February 2004 by Craig Strong, a professional photographer and the inventor of the patented Lensbaby Creative Effects SLR lens system. Lensbaby sells to photographers all over the world through its website, by calling 877-536-7222 / 971-223-5662, at tradeshows, in leading photo retailers and through a growing global network of international distributors.

Media Sponsors

Fraction Magazine
Fraction Magazine is an online venue dedicated to fine art photography, showcasing the work of both emerging and very established fine art photographers. Fraction Magazine was founded in 2008 and is currently on it’s nineteenth issue and has shown portfolios from more than 120 photographers.

Daylight Magazine
Daylight Community Arts Foundation (DCAF) is a non-profit organization dedicated to publishing in-depth photographic essays on important issues of the day via Daylight Magazine (print) and Daylight Multimedia (online). By reimagining the documentary mode through collaboration with established and emerging artists, scholars and journalists, Daylight has become one of the premier showcases for contemporary photography.

Flak Photo
Flak Photo is a daily photography website that celebrates the art & culture of photography online. Produced by Andy Adams, the site highlights new series work, book projects and gallery exhibitions from an international community of contributors.

SeeSaw Magazine
Established in 2003, SeeSaw Magazine is an online photography journal dedicated to work that successfully captures, represents and encourages acute observation via the photographic medium. We are devoted to publishing and promoting both established and emerging photographers side-by-side – practitioners who take the act of looking extremely seriously, and fully communicate what they themselves have seen through photographic imagery. Ultimately, SeeSaw aspires to present photography at its finest, and as Walker Evans so eloquently observed, “[Photography] is the capture and projection of the delights of seeing; it is the defining of observation full and felt.”

Founded 1996 – PhotoArts is dedicated to fine art and documentary photography from around the world.

Visura Magazine and FotoVisura
Visura Magazine is an online, invitation only publication that features personal projects chosen by the contributing artists themselves. Texts that accompany projects are edited through a collaborative process with the artists. Our goal is to be true to their voice. FotoVisura is a tool to collect and share your life and creative work through images, video, audio, and text. At its core the site combines an online self-publishing platform and a social network: create, distribute and collect with many settings for moderation and privacy. FotoVisura is currently holding a grant competition for Outstanding Personal Projects. The deadline is November 1.

two.one.five magazine
Our primary purpose in developing two.one.five is to create a space where ethnically diverse social exploration can be realized, allowing Philadelphia to help transcend last-century models while documenting the city’s new 21st-century reality. And to have fun doing it.

Launched in November of 2008, Phrequency.com is a Philly-based interactive publication with a focus on music, art and fashion.

ONWARD '11 Sponsors
Pictorico Zoomin Benrido
Panasonic Urban Outfitters Lensbaby Impossible Project Asahi
flakphoto Daylight Magazine 215 Magazine Phrequency
See Saw Magazine Fraction Magazine Visura Magazine PhotoArts