Please read this carefully: if your entries do not comply with the rules, they may be rejected from the competition. If you need any assistance, please ask one of the committee or a more experienced club member.
Premier Class: 18 members, by award only. 5 relegations, 5 promotions at the end of the season.
Club Class: for all other members who wish to enter internal competitions.
1. Members may enter 1 or 2 photographs for each internal competition.
2. Only paid up members of the club can enter internal competition.
3. Scoring system:
Every entry will receive a score from the judge ranging from 15 (highest) down to 6 (lowest).
The Judge may award the same score to as many images as they wish.
Both images will be scored, but only the higher score, for each member, will be registered in the league tables for the year.
From 2020 onwards, Images which gain 15, 14 or 13 points in internal competitions cannot be re-entered for future internal competitions (excluding the Best of the Best competition).
Images that have been in the top three places from previous years also cannot be reused.
For each group there will be a 1st, 2nd & 3rd winner at the end of the season.
The member who has the highest points will become the club ‘Photographer of the Year’. In the event of a points tie, the member with the most 15 point scores will become the overall winner (we will refer to 14, 13, 12 points scores if needed).
Note. - In the unlikely event that images/prints submitted for competitions are lost and not included in the competition, at the end of the season the competitor’s scores will be totalled and their average score added to their end-of-year score. For late entry of DI's this rule will only apply if it can be proved they had been submitted by the deadline.
All prints to be mounted using board 500mm x 400 mm and submitted on or before the hand-in date.
Members are requested to supply digital versions of the top ten images to the Print Secretary (email@example.com), immediately after the competition.
The Club purchases boards in bulk, and members can buy these by contacting David Chedgy.
The backs of the mounts must show:
Competition title and date
Title of the print
Entrant’s class and FWCC membership number (e.g. P131, C144)
Your name must not appear anywhere on the print or mount.
A sheet of labels can be downloaded from HERE
Images must be e-mailed to the Digital Secretary, (firstname.lastname@example.org) or to the Battles Secretary, , for external competitions (email@example.com).
The name of the competition should be written in the “subject” line of the e-mail. Entries will receive an acknowledgement. The deadline for entries is midnight on the hand-in date, and no late entries will be accepted. Entries on cd, memory-stick, etc are not accepted.
NB important change here:
Images must be highest quality JPGs, not greater than 1600 pixels wide by 1200 pixels high. NB, in Portrait format, images must not exceed 1200 pixels in height.
The projector uses the sRGB colour-space, hence you should save your images using the sRGB colour profile. Other profiles may result in incorrect display of the image.
Naming the image. Use this format: the title of the image (may contain capital letters and spaces), underscore (not hyphen), membership number and class (P or C).
Example: A Beautiful Morning_144C
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