CHESTERFIELD PHOTOGRAPHIC

SOCIETY

- ESTABLISHED 1938 -

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COMPETITION SUBJECTS   2018-19

There will be six competitions during the season (3 x Digital and 3 x Print)

As in the last seaon, each competition will be held on a separate night - the intention is to maximise the judging time availale on competition night.

 

 

There will be TWO themes (SCIENCE and STILL LIFE) for the DIGITAL section, plus ONE open competition.

 

There will be ONE theme (ARCHITECTURE) for the PRINT  section, plus TWO open competitions.

 

 

All images, either print or digital must originate from either digital capture or from traditional film. Where digital capture has been used, the Competition Secretary reserves the right to see the original with RAW or .jpg as generated by the camera or recording medium.The whole of the image must be taken by the photographer and that person must hold the copyright to all parts of the image used

 

 

NB: submission of images for entry into a competition indicates acceptance by the entrant that these images may be displayed on the Society's website.

COMPETITION RULES

All competitions are open to all members of the Society regardless of experience and we encourage as many members as possible to enter as they will benefit greatly from the comments made on the images by the judge - who is not a member of the Society. We also hold internal appreciation evenings when the images are commented on by members of the Society and the member will also be asked to give any comments they wish on the picture and any reasoning behind why it was taken and any post production work on the picture.

 

There are two general classifications:   DIGITAL   and   PRINT

 

For each competition, a member may submit up to THREE images and they must number their images if entering more than one. In the event of too many images being submitted, the highest numbered image may be omitted in order to maintain a reasonable assessment period for the judge. Images cannot be entered in more than one competition if they have been awarded a placing or highly commended. Images that are similar to a previously awarded image are also excluded. Images that have not been placed may be used in another competition. The best TWO scores from each member in each competition will count towards the final results.

 

The judge will be asked to place a 1st; 2nd; and 3rd; and as many highly commended as he/she considers, and also to give each image a score out of 20.

 

When there is a set subject the image should be the member’s visual interpretation of the subject and that interpretation will be taken into consideration by the judge as well as the technical qualities of the picture. As part of these rules there will be guidance notes on the set subject and these will also be given to the judge.

 

 

DIGITAL

 

The digital image should be no larger than 1400px x 1050px, with the 1400px being the horizontal dimension of the image and the vertical dimension being no larger than 1050px even for a portrait image. Images should not be larger than 1.5Mb and they should be saved as a .jpg file.

The images MUST be:

 

  *   Emailed to the Competition Secretary by no later than MIDNIGHT on the THURSDAY before the date of the competition OR

  *   Handed on a disc or memory stick to the Competition Secretary either at a meeting or at his home by the THURSDAY before the date of the competition.

 

The images must all be titled as follows:

The title of the picture should be in capital letters for the whole of the title, followed by the word "by" and then the author's name in lower case with capital letters only at the start of each name.

 

Example:   THE RED COAT by Brian Davis.jpg

 

 

PRINTS

 

These should preferably be mounted and the mount should be to a maximum size of 500mm x 400mm. Prints in excess of this figure may be excluded at the discretion of the Competition Secretary. There must be nothing on the front of the print that will give any indication as to the identity of the author. On the back of the print there should be a title of the print and its author. The title should be on the top edge of the print so that the presenters will know which way the print is to be displayed.

 

A digital copy of the print entry, conforming to the same specification as for digital entries must also be submitted.

 

The titles and digital copies should be emailed, handed to or posted to the Competition Secretary to be received no later than MIDNIGHT on the THURSDAY before the date of the competition. The actual print to be handed to the Competition Secretary no later than 19:15hrs on the competition evening.

 

Competition Secretary:

Brian Davis 

1 New Road, Wingerworth, Chesterfield, Derbyshire S42 6TB

Tel: 01246 275433

COMPETITION RESULTS

(2018-19)

 

PRINT COMPETITION - 7th FEBRUARY

Theme is ARCHITECTURE - Judged by IAN DAISLEY

 

© All images are also copyright to the photographer, please contact via email info@chesterfieldphotosociety.org if you are interested in using any photographs

HIGH RISE REFLECTIONS by Martin Mosley

HINTZE HALL by Simon Beynon

IMPERIAL WAR MUSEUM by Brian Davis

AMSTERDAM CENTRAL STATION by Reg Reeves

ARCHITECTURE IN REFLECTION by Simon Beynon

GRAND DESIGN by Simon Beynon

EASTBOURNE SEAFRONT by Paul Townson

KINGS CROSS by John Rutherford

MANHATTAN SKYLINE by Paul Townson

MILLENIUM WINDOW LIGHT by Howard Pratt

SHADOWS AND CURVES by Martin Mosley

STRIPPED TOWER by Brian Davis

ALEA BUILDING ON THE CYLDE by Andrew Evans

BUXTON by Howard Pratt

GOING UP by Tim Ramsay

LIVER BUILDING by Andrew Evans

SAVIOUR ON THE SPILLED BLOOD CHURCH by Chris Mellows

TAJ MAHAL AT NIGHT by Chris Mellows

TATE ST IVES by Howard Pratt

THE HUBS by Paul Townson

THE OPERA HOUSE by Will Nightingale

THROUGH THE ROUND WINDOW by Martin Mosley

ARMADILLO GLASGOW by Andrew Evans

BETJEMAN AT ST PANCRAS by John Rutherford

BRIGHTON PAVILLION by Shirley Davis

GOTHIC GLORY by Brian Davis

THE LOUVRE AT SUNSET by Shirley Davis

A BUILDING IN LONDON by Reg Reeves

A SHORT CUT NEAR TOWER BRIDGE by Rge Reeves

INTERNAL STONE STORE - STONEY MIDDLETON CHURCH by Roger Barnes

MARINA BAY SANDS COMPLEX by Tim Ramsay

THE GOLDEN TEMPLE by John Rutherford

ARBOREAL ARCHITECTURE by Tim Ramsay

IT IS THE SPIRE, NOT THE PHOTO THAT IS NOT STRAIGHT by Will Nightingale

STAIRCASE IN MALTA by Shirley Davis

SYDNEY OPERA HOUSE by Will Nightingale

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