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L. A. DIGITAL CAMERA CLUB

 

RULES FOR MONTHLY COMPETITIONS

Updated 13th June 2017

 

 

  1. The object of the monthly competition shall be to encourage members to learn more about digital photography and to improve their photography and editing skills.

  2. Photographs may only be entered for the competition by fully paid up members of    L. A.Digital Camera Club.

  3. Each member shall be entitled to enter two photographs into each competition.

  4. Photographs may be taken at any time after the subject has been announced except where the subject is contingent upon an activity day or workshop. In the latter case photographs may be taken on or after the date of the activity day or workshop.

  5. Photographs may be edited at the discretion of the photographer except that nothing may be added to, or superimposed upon, the original image.

  6. At the meeting when the competition takes place the photographs will be shown as a slide show as many times as the members may decide after which they will be shown individually for the purpose of judging.

  7. The identity of the photographers will not be disclosed until after the judging has taken place.

  8. The judging panel will consist of those members present at the time of the competition. Each member present, whether they have entered photographs or not, must vote for every photo by giving it a score of 1-5. You can vote for your own photo but can only give it a score of 1.

  1. The winning photograph will be that which receives the highest score and 2nd, 3rd and 4th place will be those that receive the next highest scores. Over the course of the year, everybody's individual scores will be totalled and the overall winner with the highest score will receive a cup.
  2. The winning photograph will be published on the monthly winners page of the club’s website.
  3. After the competition a critique of each photograph will take place during which the photographers will be asked to give details of the exposure settings and make other comments including the reason for choosing that picture.
  4. In the event that there is any doubt as to the eligibility of an entry the matter will be decided by those members present at the time of the competition.
  5. Each member of the L. A. Digital Camera Club will be given a copy of these rules.

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