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Competition Rules & Categories 2019

Before completing any competition entry form please read the rules carefully. Incorrect completion of the form may lead to your images being disqualified. PLEASE ENSURE THAT YOU ENTER THE IMAGE TITLES ON THE FORM IN CAPITALS.

ALL IMAGES SHOULD BE CAPTURED/CREATED AFTER 1 JANUARY 2018. The same image cannot be entered in both the Digital Image and Print Competition.

A maximum of 2 images in the Digital competition and 2 images in the Print competition.

The notes accompanying the Category Headings are purely therefore the guidance of both entrants and judges - they are not meant to be exhaustive. It is the responsibility of entrants to interpret the category and place their image in the correct one..

The Entry Form can be found by clicking one of the following links:


DIGITAL IMAGE COMPETITION: The file name should contain the following: Image title, and category entered eg Dartmoor Sunset Landscape. Do not include your name, which will appear only on the entry form. ALL IMAGES SHOULD BE JPGS AND RESIZED TO 1600PX o the longest side x 1200 PXS HIGH (Portrait images should be no more than 1200 pxs high)..
Please email your images along with the entry form to eccdigcomp2019@gmail.com. Images can also be given Di Wilkins or Jane White either on a stick or a disk by the closing date of 28th March. If on a stick ensure you do not need it as it will not be returned to you for a couple of weeks.

PRINT COMPETITION: All images should be mounted (mounts not to exceed 400mm x 500mm). The prints should be labelled on the reverse stating Print Title in CAPITAL LETTERS, and category entered eg Dartmoor Sunset Landscape. Do not include your name, which will appear only on the entry form.

IT IS COMPULSORY THAT ALL PRINTS ARE ACCOMPANIED BY A DIGITAL VERSION, TO BE PROJECTED ON THE EVENING, WITH THE SAME TITLE BUT WITH THE ADDITION OF YOUR INITIALS. This image can either be given to Jane and Di or emailed to eccprintcomp2019

Make sure you read the category criteria. If your image is entered in the incorrect category you will be contacted by the Competition Secretaries. Please give your images to Jane or Di by the closing date of 28th April.

The sections for both competitions are as follows:

1. SCAPES: The wider world where the individual elements are less important than the whole / to include Land, Sea, Sky, Towns and Cities.

2. PEOPLE: A person or persons forming the main focus of the image, to include straight or manipulated shots.

3. NATURE: Includes all aspects of the natural world and may include captive, tame or wild creatures.

4. PICTORIAL: An artistic interpretation of a subject by the use of any method to create a new and imaginative image. .

ALL IMAGES SHOULD HAVE BEEN PRODUCED AFTER 1 JANUARY 2018. The same image cannot be entered in both the Digital Image and Print Competition.

For both competitions, there will be a winner, runner up, and third place awarded. At the judge's discretion one highly commended may also be awarded.

An overall winning image will be selected from the winners of each category.

The Digital Image and Print Competition winner will be presented with the club trophies, which will be held for for one year.