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Photography Club of Long Island Announces Making Waves Juried Maritime Photography Contest 2014

The Photography Club of Long Island (PCLI) is sponsoring Making Waves, a Juried Maritime Photography Contest and Exhibition.  The Contest was announced on National Maritime Day, May 22, 2014 and will close on September 10, 2014.  The photographs from finalists and winners will be exhibited at the American Merchant Marine Museum at the United States Merchant Marine Academy (USMMA) from November 6, 2014 through June 25, 2015.   Awards and Cash Prizes up to $250 will be announced at a reception to be held at the Museum on Sunday, November 9, 2014 at 4pm. 

The Maritime theme of the contest includes images of people, boats and ships, harbors, marine facilities, seascapes, lighthouses, and objects associated with maritime activities.  The Contest is open to photographers age 18 or older residing in New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, and Rhode Island, or currently enrolled as Midshipman at the United States Merchant Marine Academy (USMMA).  There will be a separate awards category for USMMA Midshipman.

The jury of experienced photographers will include award-winning marine photographer Onne van der Wal, whose work has been published and exhibited around the world.  The jury also includes Commander, Emil Muccin, USMS, and PCLI President, David Wollin.

The American Merchant Marine Museum is located on the grounds of the USMMA at 300 Steamboat Road, Kings Point, NY, 11024,

Please visit  The contest is featured on the home page. Click there to be taken to the CaFE call which has all the details for entry.  For questions about the contest, please email:

For more information about Making Waves and to submit entries, visit, or email

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