Competitions

ATTENTION

Print Competition // Digital Image Upload Deadline

The first Digital Image Competition is just around the corner on Nov. 22nd, and the image upload deadline is Nov. 9th.

The following is a re-post of the schedule, guidelines, and scoring for Harrisburg Camera Club competitions.

Send questions concerning Digital Image and Printed Image Competitions to Irene VanBuskirk - vicepresident@harrisburgcameraclub.org

Competition Schedules

Digital Image Competitions

  1. Open Competition – Nov. 22, 2016 (uploads due by Nov. 9th)
  2. Open Competition – Dec 20, 2016 (uploads due by Dec. 7th)
  3. Open competition – Jan 24, 2017 (uploads due by Jan 11th)
  4. Open Competition – March 21, 2017 (uploads due by March 8th)

Printed Image Competitions

  1. Color & Monochromatic – Dec 6, 2016
  2. Color & Monochromatic – Feb. 21, 2017

Digital Image of the Year

  • Apr. 18, 2017 (uploads due by Apr. 5th)
  • Submit 1 image from images submitted for Digital Image Competitions
  • Image can be corrected, based on critiques from judges
  • Images will be reviewed on Apr. 18, 2017
  • Winners will be announced at the Annual Awards Banquet

Printed Image of the Year

  • Apr. 4, 2017
  • Color
  • Monochromatic

Digital Photographer of the Year

  • Cumulative total score for all 4 Digital Image Competitions
  • Winners will be announced at the Annual Awards Banquet

Print Photographer of the Year

  • Cumulative total score for all 2 Printed Image Competitions
  • Winners will be announced at the Annual Awards Banquet

Photographer of the Year

  • Cumulative total for all 8 image competitions
    • 4 Digital Image Competitions
    • 2 Printed Image Competitions (2 categories)
  • Winner will be announced at the Annual Awards Banquet

Image Submission Guidelines

Digital Image Competition Guidelines

Printed Image Competition Guidelines

  • Two categories
    • Color
    • Monochromatic
      • 1 color, but many shades of that color
      • Examples:
        • Black and white
        • Sepia toned
  • Members may submit 1 printed image in each category
  • Must be matted
    • Images printed on canvas or metal are excluded
    • Image must be mounted on a backing board
  • Image cannot be framed or under glass
  • Single window (no triptychs, etc.)
  • Minimum Matted Size – 80 square inches (i.e. – 8” x 10”)
  • Maximum Matted Size – 40” x 32”

Image Scoring

Digital Image Competition Scoring

  • 60 points awarded per image in each competition
    • 10 points for technical skill
    • 10 points for composition
    • 10 points for artistry
    • 30 points for image transcendence / wow factor

Printed Image Competition Scoring

  • 30 points awarded per image, per category, in each competition
    • 4 points for technical skill
    • 4 points for composition
    • 4 points for artistry
    • 8 points for image transcendence / wow factor
    • 10 points for presentation

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