Brentwood & District Photographic Club, BDPC, Photographic Club, EAF, Brentwood Camera Club, Essex Camera Club

PROJECTED IMAGE RULES

March 2013

  • GENERAL

    In all competitions which take place in the course of one evening and in which numerical marks are awarded there can be only two joint winners.

     

    In the event of a tie involving three or more competitors the judge will be invited to select a winning panel.

     

    In all competitions, images must be made from original material taken by the author. Copying other work is not permitted.

     

    Entry of copy from books, magazines etc., downloading from TV, the Internet, CD Rom, DVD etc. in whole or in part are not acceptable.

     

    All competitions will be projected digitally.  Transparencies should be scanned and entered as digital images.

     

    Where there are two competitions on the night, each member may submit up to two images for each competition. (This does not apply if there are both Print and Proj Image League Competitions on the same evening.) Where there is one competition members may enter up to three images. The committee has the right to change the number of images that may be entered in any competition.

     

    In the event of a tie, the judge will be invited to select a winning image or panel. A tie will be allowed in the Norman Wilkinson Projected Image Competition.

     

    Trophies for all competitions shall be held for 12 months. It is the responsibility of the winner to have the trophy engraved at his/her own expense.

     

    Colour and monochrome images may be entered.

     

  • DIGITAL PROJECTION FORMAT REQUIREMENTS

    Images must be presented in the prescribed format for club competition as specified in sections 4,5 and 6 below.

     

    Entries should be submitted to the club on memory sticks, DVDs or other portable means by Friday before the date of the competition. Alternatively they may be emailed in the form of an JPEG attachment to the Projection Secretary by the Tuesday before the competition.

     

    All images must be clearly titled and named...Examples: TENBY by joe bloggs (or) OBAN by joan smith

    (PLEASE NOTE That the upper/lower case and the by and gaps are all very important as they are required to be labelled in this manner in order for the Digital Projection Software to  display correctly, when the same images are displayed at the club)

     

    Maximum Image Sizes. IMPORTANT -No Images shall be wider than 1400 pixels and no higher than 1050 high pixels.

     

    Images should be saved in sRGB colour space - So that they display as the correct web colours

    (jpeg 8 bit Mode) - Compression quality 12.

     

    Work submitted in any way contrary to the above cannot be included in the competition.

     

  • NORMAN WILKINSON LEAGUE PROJECTED IMAGE COMPETITION

    There will be a number of rounds for the competition.  Please refer to the published programme or syllabus page for the number of rounds in a given year.

     

    Each member may submit up to a maximum of 3 images for each round. Images awarded an A may not be entered a second time either in the Club year or in a subsequent year.

     

    Images awarded  B, C or D may be entered once more during the following club year.

     

    Entered images will be graded A, B, C or D.

     

    Images awarded  B, C or D may be entered once more during the following club year.

     

    The trophy winner will have obtained the highest number of A awards in all rounds held during the year.

     

    In the event of a tie, the number of B, C and, if necessary, D awards shall be taken into consideration to decide the winner.

     

  • BRIGADIER SMITH ROSE BOWL

    Each member may submit up to 3 images, none of which has been entered previously in the competition.

     

    The winning set shall be that obtaining the highest aggregate score, each image being marked out of 10.

  • FLORA & FAUNA TROPHY (Alan Parker Trophy)

    Each member may submit images, none of which has been entered previously in the competition.

     

    The winning set shall be that obtaining the highest aggregate score, each image being marked out of 10.

     

    The subject matter must be living at the time of taking.

  • SET SUBJECT

    The subject will be decided by the Committee, and announced at the AGM preceding the competition.

     

    Each member may submit two Images (generally this is combined with another competition), none of which has been entered previously in the competition.

     

    The winning set shall be that obtaining the highest aggregate score, each image being marked out of 10.

  • CLIFF MANGAN CUP  (Image of the Year)

    This competition will be judged at the time of the Brigadier Smith Rose Bowl competition, when the judge will be invited to select the best single image competing in the Rose Bowl.

  • LAND, SEA AND SKYSCAPE  (Dennis Miller Plate)

    The subjects are landscape or seascape or skyscape or in any combination.

     

    The objective is to encourage those who have not recently won a major trophy, and consequently those who have won any of the Brigadier Smith, Norman Wilkinson or Cliff Mangan trophies within the current or previous two club years are not eligible.

     

    Entrants may submit images, none of which has been previously entered in this competition.

     

    Images will be judged individually.