Foto: Patrick Keough - Photowalk

The 15th International Meeting of Photographers

You can apply until 27. 10. 2014, after this date are aplications closed

Starting your carrier as a photographer?

Ready to take your practice to a new level?

It is one of the festival's most important and popular program for fledgling and professional photographers. The two days of Portfolio Review presents an unforgettable opportunity - Your work will be seen by some of the most important personalities in the field of photography. The Bratislava Month of Photography brings photography professionals, magazine editors, museum curators, gallery owners, representatives of photography agencies, collectors and publishers from all around the world to meet You, review Your work and find new names for their networks.

Hotel Tatra ****, Nám. 1 mája 5, 811 06 Bratislava

Date: November 7-8, 2014

Price: 69 Euro, for both days
Price with accomodation in festival hotel Tatra
alltogether with reviewers: 200 Euro
(The price includes 1x portfolio review fee, 3 nights accomodation in single room with breakfast, it is possible to order double room in price 240 Euro or to stay less than 3 nights)
There are only 60 places available!!!

Special price offer for Portfolio participants: 2014 Masterclass: Action = Results: Professional Development for Photographers
Lecturer: Saul Robbins (USA), Date: 9. 11. 2014
For info click here


We are happy to say, that last year met 80 participants 35 reviewers at Bratislava´s portfolio review.

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Foto: Peter Prochazka

For Your comfort and satisfaction we will prepare for You also this year:
-A Photowalk, enabling photographers to meet all reviewers
(after Saturday´s sessions will every participant get a space (table and chair) to prepare his/her works. All reviewers will walk around, discuss, change contacts. This is chance to meet reviewers, You didnt have oportunity to meet during Portfolio review)

- The maximal number of participants is 60, if You have serious interest, please, register as soon as possible. You are registered after sending reg. fee.

- You can choose the way of payment - to account number or by credit card.

- there will be background, prepared for the participations during the event (room with chairs, bar)

- portfolios, which will be sent in advance (till 30. 9. 2014), will be presented on our web:

- Your selection of reviewers - registration - will be in advance, by Email. The sooner registration, the better choise of reviewers.
- Everyone who will register the Portfolio Review will receive a 1 year "free"membership to VASA Connections. For more information on Connections go to: Connections Information
- The top 3 portfolio winners will be invited to participate in a group exhibition in VASA Exhibitions

Benefit of sitting with experts

If you decide to participate:
- you will be able to discuss your portfolio with chosen critics at the workshop, You will get a valuable feedback from most important personalities in the field of photography
- you will make new contacts with people working in galleries, academies and magazines
- you will have the chance to be awarded as a best participant and to exhibit your works at the next Bratislava Month of photography 2014
- your work will have the chance to become a part of closing projection - final slideshow


You will meet about 5 reviewers in two days in average, usually more. You have to choose your ten favourite specialists you would like to meet in the review. The working sessions with each specialist will have a maximum duration of 20 minutes. You will have chance to see many reviewers during Photowalk.

The registration to Your reviewers will be in advance.

Note: We cannot guarantee that you will meet with all specialists that you have selected, but we will try to respect your order of preference.
The sooner we recieve Your registration fee, the better for You, because You will have better opportunities by selection of reviewers.
The list of reviewers will be ready, we will do allotation at the end of October and You will get Your time-schedule 4. 11. 2014.

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Foto: Peter Prochazka


November 7:
9.15 – 10. 00 AM: registration
10. 00 – 12. 00 AM: consultations
12. 00 – 1. 30 PM: lunch
1. 30 – 4. 30 PM: consultations

November 8:
You can come between 9. 30 – 10. 00 AM
10. 00 – 12. 00 AM: consultations
12. 00 – 1. 30 PM: lunch
1. 30 – 3. 30 PM: consultations
4.00 PM Photowalk
6. 00 PM – The Best Portfolios Slide Show and Announcement of the PR 2014

If You decide to participate, please, contact coordinator of Portfolio review Veronika Pastekova. She will send You further info.