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Incandescent needs a new Printer

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Incandescent is a photography zine that features color analog work by emerging photographers. It is edited and produced in Portland, Oregon by Pine Island Press. Started in 2012 by three friends Michael Cardiello, Marissa Csanyi, and Helen Jones, it is currently run by Helen and a rotating cast of helpful pals and supporters. Incandescent's goal has always been to be able to show new photography work at an affordable price without asking for submission fees. So far we have had the honor of sharing the work of over 250 photographers from almost 50 countries around the world.

When first starting out we thought that this was going to be a smaller project than it turned out to be. Thrilled with the amount of amazing submissions we received, we quickly realized that the printer we originally purchased could not handle the demand. We raised money through Kickstarter to purchase a new printer that was more efficient and helped keep the cost down for the last 6 years. Unfortunately that printer has had its last meltdown. If we are to keep up Incandescent we will need to replace it with a new cost effective printer. That will take between one and three thousand dollars, but will allow us to keep the sale price at a reasonable $14 and to continue to not charge submission fees – something we are absolutely committed to.

We hope to raise this money here on GoFundMe. If we do not raise enough for a new printer we will put the money raised towards printing Issue Fourteen using an outside source and making an absolutely stellar last issue before discontinuing the project.

Photographers - don't forget to  submit to Issue Fourteen, the deadline is June 15th.

Issue Thirteen, cover by Juan Giraldo, interior images by June T Sanders.

28999440_15234662130_r.jpegIssue Twelve,  images by Tzvetie Garneva and Catherine Lemble.

28999440_15234661620_r.jpegIssue Eleven, cover by Jeanette Spicer, interior images by Azikiwe Mohammed.

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The last couple of months have been really difficult. Unfortunately when you are the only one working on a project personal loss can easily derail it. Thanks to a dear friend for lugging a large printer across the country as a checked bag, and the gracious loan of studio space in an old organ factory, work on Incandescent has slowly begun again. I am so very appreciative for the patience of the photographers, contributors, and supporters as they wait for this next issue. Issue Fourteen had to be put aside for a while, but I promise that it will be made.
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We have new postcards! They feature the upcoming Issue Fourteen cover with a photo by Patrick Carew. Find a full list of contributor for Issue Fourteen here. We are wicked (as we say in New England) excited about this issue, and about putting out our first publication with our new printer. Unfortunately a family emergency has taken me back to Vermont and away from the printer. The publication date will now be more like mid-September, but will get it printed and in the mail as soon as possible. Thanks for your patience.
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Cheers friends we made it!!! As of today we have reached our goal for funding a new printer. The photos in this image are by Kotryna Ula Kiliulyte, featured in Issue One which came out almost seven years ago.

For those of you who's rewards include the upcoming issue they will be shipped to you at the end of August when the new issue is printed.

So much heartfelt gratitude to those of you who contributed and spread the word about this project! Here’s to many more years of beautiful photos in print. 
Now, don't forget to send in a submission for Issue Fourteen.
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Hey everyone, thanks to all your support we are getting close to our goal! Just under $800 left to go.
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