Submit Competition Images - Sedona Camera Club

Submit Competition Images


The rules listed below are an abbreviated summary of the rules for competition images.
Review the rules prior to submitting. Requirements and restrictions have been updated for the 2017-18 competition year.
Additional details about competitions can be found in the Competition Handbook.
Details about criteria and sub-criteria used in judging and scoring images can be found in the Judging Rubric.
Review the Preparing Competition Images reference to understand the recommended steps for saving images in Lightroom, Photoshop or Photoshop Elements.

    Originality

  • Images must be of photographic origin and be those of the competitor.
  • Use of image elements from stock images, the web or another photographer is not permitted.
  • Use of photographs or scans of two-dimensional artwork are not acceptable.
  • Submission of recent work is strongly recommended.
  • Post processing of an image must be done exclusively by the competitor.
  • There is no restrictions on the extent of enhancement of an image prior to submission.
  • Resubmission of images is prohibited.
  • Number of submissions

  • Members may enter a total of up to four images in each monthly competition: two in the Digital Division and two in the Print Division.
  • Makeup submissions

  • Makeup submissions are available for members who missed submitting in a Division in the prior month's competition.
  • If a member submits one entry in a Division, it will be considered a full entry and will not be eligible for a make-up entries in that Division the following month.
  • Makeup submissions may only be submitted two times during the competition year and must be submitted in the month following the missed competition.
  • Image Size and Format

  • Images must be in a JPG format and should be saved using a sRGB color profile
  • Images must be a JPG, less than 10MB in size and between 2000 and 4000 pixels on its longest side.
  • Images not meeting the size requirements will be rejected.
  • Print submissions

  • Prints may be submitted at the club meeting prior to the competition or as directed by the Print Chair prior to the deadline.
  • The smallest dimension of the photo cannot exceed 13"
    The dimensions of a matted print cannot exceed 18" x 30"
    The dimensions of an unmatted print image cannot exceed 13" x 30"
  • Images submitted in the Print Division must be classified as either Color, Monochromatic or Creative.
  • Submissions in the Print Division also require a digital image be submitted.
  • The digital image must be identical to the print submission.
  • Deadline

  • The deadlines for submissions of images is 9:00PM two days after the Monthly Meeting preceding the competition (i.e.: Wednesday at 9:00PM).

Click on the following link to submit your image(s): Submit Image.

You will need to know your club member id as well as the email address associated with your membership.

A Users Manual is available with complete instructions for submitting images on the website.

If your image uploads successfully, you will get a confirmation screen listing the image(s) you have submitted for the competition.  

If your images do not upload successfully, follow the Trobuleshooting steps detailed in the Preparing Competition Images reference.

If there are any issues or questions about the process, please use the web application to contact Bob Kenney.


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