Print Competition Rules




Print Competition Rules

  1. A print can be used only once in the regular club competitions.
  2. A maximum of two prints may be entered, per member, into each print competition.
  3. Each print in the Advanced & Intermediate categories will be marked out of 10.
  4. 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 website.
  5. 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.
  6. 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.
  7. The Print entries themselves will not be accepted after 20.00hrs on the evening of the event, even if they have been previously registered online.
  8. Print entries may be either Monochrome or Colour unless otherwise specified and may be produced by any processing method.
  9. Prints may be any size and shape but, including their mounts, should be no larger than 50cm x 40cm and 4mm thick.
  10. All internal competitions are open to all members, in one of the following categories: Advanced, Intermediate or Unscored.
  11. A competition entry must be based entirely upon an exposure or exposures taken only by the entrant.
  12. Modification of the image within a computer must be the work of the entrant.
  13. Entries must be made available for interclub competitions, if requested.
  14. Entrants should not submit work if, for any reason, they do not wish it to appear in the public arena or on the Internet.
  15. 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.
  16. All images, which are processed from the same original exposure or exposures, are considered to be the same image.
  17. Two images based on the same exposure(s), but digitally manipulated to differ, cannot be entered as different entries.
  18. A competition entry image, including all the sub-exposures used in a composite image, may be used once in the regular season club competitions.
  19. Conformity with the theme for all of the competitions will be taken into account in the judging.