Print Competitions 2021

Month Small Colour Mono Creative
January Open Open Open Open
February: Open Outside scene jpeg original Animals Open
March: Flowers Bokeh Portrait Open
April: Celebration Silhouettes Silhouettes Open
May: Open Table Top Minimalism Open
June: Open Cold Outdoor Open
July: Street Scene Up in the Air Music Open
August: Rule of Thirds Leading Lines Back Lit Open
September: Open Landscape Landscape Open
October: Open Storm, Dramatic Skies Long Exposure Open
November: Red Movement Bridges Open
December: Annual Awards Night

Competition Rules

Last Update:    12/2/2020


Print Competitions - General Rules:

1. Members may enter up to two prints in each competition. All image components must be photographic in nature and must have been taken by the entrant.

2. Each entry must have your name and the print title on the back

3. Each image can be entered only once.

4. Competitions will be judged by a panel of members present on the night or by visiting judges when available.

5.  Awards   will be presented in December  to the “Top Three Images of the Year” chosen from the monthly winners in each section, and to the "The Most Successful Photographer of the Year"  in each section

6.  Competition subjects for the year appear above, and a printed list is available on the sign in table at club meetings.


Small Print Competition Rules

In addition to the above general rules the following conditions apply to small print competition entries:

1. Prints may be either colour or monochrome.

2. Prints to be mounted with a maximum revealed print size of 300 sq cm and maximum mount size of 500 sq cm.

There is no minimum size or set aspect ratio for the print.


Large Colour Print and Large Monochrome Print Competitions Rules

In addition to the above general rules the following conditions apply to large print competition entries:

1. Minimum revealed print size is 25 x 20 cm (10” x 8”) and maximum exhibit size is 50cm x 40cm (20” x16”) including mount unless otherwise advertised.


Creative Print Competition

Up to two images per competition. Subject Open

Entrants are encouraged to present images where the emphasis is on the original rather than novel, expressive rather than literal, subjective rather than objective, and imagined vision rather than camera vision. To encourage participation, an image can be any size up to a maximum of 50cm x 40cm (20x16 inches) including mount.


Digital Image Competitions Rules:

1. There must be a minimum of 5 members participating for the month’s competition to proceed

2. Each member may enter up to 2 images

3. Subject is Open unless otherwise set by the committee. All image components must be photographic in nature and must have been taken by the entrant.

4. Each image can be entered only once, but can have been entered in a previous print competition.

5 . Entries will  be judged externally, or by selected member judges or by popular choice  on the night.   Awards will be presented in December  to the “Top Three Images of the Year” chosen from the monthly winners, and to the "The Most Successful Photographer of the Year - Digital"

6. Images must be named and sized according to FCC regulations as below:

6.1.  Images must be submitted as JPEG’s with untagged or sRGB colour format.

6.2   The filename should be the same as the title plus your initials. It must not contain any special characters like a comma, apostrophe or quotation marks. Use only letters and numbers in the filename. e.g. The Old Shed _JM

6.3. The width of the image must not be more than 1920 pixels. The height of the image must not be more than 1200 pixels.The size of the image file needs to be less than 2 MB Subjects is Open, unless otherwise advertised.


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