2022 Judged Competitions

From January 2021 all competition images will be uploaded via the club website private members competition pages. Visit the page for instructions and access to the upload process

For all the Competition Rules

Print Images: Maximum Size 40cm x 50cm, (16″x20″) including mount, All print Images must also have a digital version uploaded via the website


Maximum size: W: 3840, H 2160, File size 5MB

File Naming: Please name your image file prior to your upload according to the following protocol: ImageTitle.jpg

For example: TheGoldenHour.jpeg DO NOT include any other information such as date, member number, camera data, etc. The upload software adds in the necessary data to your file name

Competition Dates

(please note these dates may be altered due to changing circumstances)

Comp Date Upload CommencesUpload closesSet Subject Topic
5 April1 February1 MarchThe Moment
7 June3 April3 MaySport and Recreation
2 August5 June5 JulyAnimals
4 October6 August6 SeptemberCreative Lighting
3Dec EOY7 October7 November
Open: 2 EDPI and 2 Print, Set Subject: 2 EDPI and 2 Print

Competition Definitions

End Of Year Images

For our end of year competition we would love to see the best you have produced throughout 2022. Please select two of your best EDPI and two best Prints that have been submitted to any competition or activity in the club during the year. You can make adjustments/enhancements to these images from when they were first submitted based on any suggestions from our judges, or feedback from club members such as in the Cluster image groups.

Competition 1 – The Moment
It’s not just a moment, but the decisive moment. Which means that what you are
experiencing in the image is not only the events that occurred, but the choices of the
photographer who captured it.
Moments can cover a range of ideas
• A specific event: personal or political
• Heroic moments
• Frozen moments or snapshots
• Moments in time passing
• Documenting the everyday
The essence is to capture a moment in time that that has significance especially to the

Competition 2 – Sport and Recreation
Depiction of any sporting or recreational participant, event or activity.

Competition 3 – Animals
Any non-human animal or animals. People may be included in the photograph but the main
point of interest should be the animal. Could include wildlife, zoo animals or studio portraits.
Animals include mammals, reptiles, fish, birds and others.

Competition 4 – Creative Lighting
Images that use natural or artificial lighting to emphasise the play of light or shadow on a

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