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

EDPI:

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

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.
https://medium.com/s/the-photographers-almanac/the-meaning-of-a-moment7582debfeaa8
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
https://www.tate.org.uk/art/student-resource/exam-help/moments-in-time
The essence is to capture a moment in time that that has significance especially to the
photographer

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
subject

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