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Paisley Photographic Society

Members Handbook 2018 - 2019

 

Rules and Classes for Club Competitions

All PDIs and Prints submitted to club competitions must solely be the work of the author. Copyright free, free to download and third party images used wholly or in part are not allowed.

All images must comply with FIAP definitions. The author takes full responsibility for works submitted.

 

Bi Monthly Competitions (Prints)

There are 2 Bi Monthly competitions held in the year comprising 2 separate sections, Monochrome and Colour.  Entrants may submit up to 4 prints in each section. Categories are: Beginner & Advanced. (Definitions explained elsewhere). Points are awarded as follows: 1st - 20 points, 2nd - 19 points, 3rd - 18 points Highly Commended - 17 points Commended - 16 points Unplaced entries all get 15 points. The winners are decided by accumulating the highest points from best 2 entries in each Bi Monthly competition. In the event of a draw the print with the highest points will determine the winner.

 

Bi Monthly Competitions (Digital Images)

 

There are 2 Bi Monthly competitions held in the year. Entrants may submit up to 5 images in each section. Categories are: Beginner & Advanced.  Points are awarded as follows: 1st - 20 points, 2nd - 19 points, 3rd - 18 points Highly Commended - 17 points Commended - 16 points Unplaced entries all get 15 points. The winners are decided by accumulating the highest points from best 2 entries in each Bi Monthly competition. In the event of a draw the print with the highest points will determine the winner.  Colour & monochrome images are accepted.

 

 

Restrictions Bi Monthly Competitions

 

Same or similar images used in previous Bi Monthly competitions are ineligible.  Mono, colour or a digital image from a single or similar file can only be used once in any year.  For example if a mono image is entered in a bi monthly competition. A colour version or a projected digital image from the same or similar file cannot be used in a Bi Monthly

competition in the same year. The alternative can be used in a Bi Monthly competition in subsequent years.

 

 

Jack Yule Competition

 

Four digital images previously unused in any club competition. The author of the set of images gaining the most marks will be declared the winner. Open to both beginners and advanced authors. Points are awarded in order of merit for each image.  Entries used in the Jack Yule Competition are eligible for future digital images competitions.

 

 

Annual Exhibition (Digital Images)

 

Entrants may submit up to 5 images. No points are awarded, Judge will award 1st,  2nd & 3rd places plus any “Highly Commended” or “Commended” as he/she sees fit to select. Images used in Bi Monthly competitions are eligible. Images used in previous Annual Exhibitions are ineligible.

 

 

Annual Exhibition (Prints)

 

Entrants may submit up to 4 images in the sections for Mono and Colour. No points are awarded, judge will award 1st,  2nd & 3rd places plus any “Highly Commended” or “Commended” he/she sees fit to select. Images used in Bi Monthly competitions are eligible. Images used in previous Annual Exhibitions are ineligible.