Calling all vinyl fetishists and amateur photographers (no Craig’s List): vinyl preservation sites Flea Market Funk and Dust and Grooves present an opportunity for you to share with the world proof that you are afflicted with an incurable sickness, your addiction to record collecting . Go to Wax On Film for more info, or peep contest details and prize info (yes, you read right – prizes being awarded for publicly exhibiting your compulsive record acquiring) after the jump…
Writes FMF’s Jamison Harvey: “The mission of this photo contest is to help preserve vinyl heritage, as well as the artists that make it. Just as our contestants do with their collections. Everyone who enters is urged to submit photos of their vinyl collection, whether it be a straight on shot, a collage, a digitally manipulated image, or any other creative art piece in the medium of photography.
“Submissions will be judged by Jamison Harvey (DJ and Creator of Flea Market Funk), Eilon Paz (Photographer & creator of Dust & Grooves), influential world famous DJ Rich Medina, Brian Ho (art director & creator of Dreams In Audio) and Brian Cross aka B+ (photographer & film maker). All finalists of the contest will be featured in articles on Flea Market Funk as well as Dust & Grooves.
“Winning submissions will be voted on by our expert panel. The top entrants will win special prize packages from Nixon, Tucker & Bloom, Rare Byrds, Cultures of Soul Records, Listen Clothing, Truth and Soul Records, 101 Apparel and more.
“The Contest will be announced on February 20th, deadline for submissions is March 15th. The winners will be announced on Flea Market Funk and Dust & Grooves on April 2nd, 2012.”
Now get to clickin’!