Print Competition Rules
print can be used only once in the regular club competitions.
- A maximum of two prints may be entered, per member,
into each print competition.
- Each print in the Advanced & Intermediate categories will be marked out of 10.
- Print entries must have a completed entry label on the top left hand corner of the
reverse side, giving the entrant’s name, the competition name, the date, the
picture’s title and whether ‘Open’ or Themed (with the name of the theme). Sheets of competition labels may be obtained
from the Competition Secretary and are also available for download from the
- Each print will be eligible for a club competition
only if a digital version of the print has been uploaded and the title has been
registered online by midnight on the Sunday prior to the competition.
- The details for the sizing and titling of the
uploaded image and the upload procedure can be found in the “PDI
and Print Upload Procedures” document.
- The Print entries themselves will not be accepted
after 20.00hrs on the evening of the event, even if they have been previously
- Print entries may be either Monochrome or Colour
unless otherwise specified and may be produced by any processing method.
- Prints may be any size and shape but, including their
mounts, should be no larger than 50cm x 40cm and 4mm thick.
- All internal
competitions are open to all members, in one of the following categories:
Advanced, Intermediate or Unscored.
- A competition entry
must be based entirely upon an exposure or exposures taken only by the entrant.
- Modification of the
image within a computer must be the work of the entrant.
- Entries must be made
available for interclub competitions, if requested.
- Entrants should not submit work if, for any
reason, they do not wish it to appear in the public arena or on the Internet.
- Members whose
entries are chosen to represent the club externally may be asked to re-submit
their image with modifications or in a different format.
- All images,
which are processed from the same original exposure or exposures, are
considered to be the same image.
- Two images based on
the same exposure(s), but digitally manipulated to differ, cannot be entered as
- A competition entry image, including all the
sub-exposures used in a composite image, may be used once in the regular season
- Conformity with the
theme for all of the competitions will be taken into account in the judging.