Only financial club members are eligible to enter
You may enter up to 3 images (digital or print) with a maximum of 2 digital images
Photos that have gained a place in previous club comps are not eligible
Score is out of 15. The judge may or may not award Merits
Sections are Open and Novice Prints & Open and Novice Digital Image
You may choose to submit photos for comment only
Competition entries may not display watermarks
Submit on a separate sheet of paper the title of your entries and your name. This is to stay with the competition steward as a means of identifying your entries only and is not seen by the judge. The appropriate Competition Entry Form can be downloaded here.
Instructions for submitting Prints
Mark print entry with title, section and LVCC only. No names are to appear on entries
Prints can be of any size but must be mounted in a mat which does not exceed 16"x20" (40x50 cm)
To comply with VAPS rules it is preferred that the total thickness of printed images does not exceed 4mm. This means that 3mm foam board is acceptable but for VAPS interclub competitions 5mm foam board is not acceptable.
Instructions for submitting digital projected images
The pixel count for submitted images must not exceed 1920 pixels in width and 1080 pixels in height. This means that a portrait orientation image must not exceed 1080 pixels in height. See below for information on resizing images.
Each file must be in JPEG format and a maximum of 3 megabyte in size
Images must be labelled LVCC-Novice/Open-competition title-title of image e.g. LVCC-Open-Abstracts-Bubbles.jpg No names or initials. (The .jpg automatically appears in the title when it is saved as a jpeg)
Email you digital images to Colin Cook by meeting night, 4th Tuesday of the month. Tag the email Return Receipt so you know they have been received.
Each member is to submit a hard copy entry form at the appropriate meeting to Colin Cook.
The entry form should clearly indicate either projected and/or printed entries as the case may be
If members wish to submit entries for either or both digital and print competitions, they can only submit up to three entries in total but only two of these can be digital..
To prepare your image to email:
Programs eg Photo shop / Microsoft digital Image Program
Open photo library
Select photo and open up edit window
Select from Image button : resize / resample
If landscape view, type 1920 in ‘width’ and ‘height’ will adjust
If portrait view, type 1080 in ‘height’ and ‘width’ will adjust
Click Done / Save (as .jpg)
Check file size no greater than 3 megabyte
Email as an attachment to Colin Cook