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- Most club meetings include a "Photo of the
Month" competition with a theme, such as "portraits" or
"sports." 2014 Themes
- The presenter for the program usually selects the winners.
Winning photos are displayed in a prominent place in
- There are internal
club guidelines for submitting photos at
monthly club meetings. When special events and competitions
occur, that external event may have its own competition
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Requirements for Photo of the
- Members can
submit one photo within the theme for judging at that meeting. Members may
also submit one photo in the Abstract Category.
- Photo must have been taken within the
preceding 24 months.
- Photos must be clearly identified with photographer, photo title and skill level.
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- Photos that previously won at any level,
including honorable mention, may not be re-entered in subsequent club
competitions (but may be entered in other clubs' or tri-club competitions).
- All Photos must have a hard backing such
as dry mounting, foam core (no thicker than ¼",) or cardboard in order for
the Committee to be able to handle and display the photo without it bending.
- Photos may be color, black and white, or
sepia each month unless the called for theme is specified to be color
related or black and white/sepia specific.
- Mats are not required, but if a mat is
used, it must be either black or white.
- Finished Product: The photo may be any
size or shape you like, but the final product, with or without a mat, must
not exceed an outside dimension of 16x20. In addition, a digital file must
be e-mailed in advance as explained in the Club Guidelines.
- Digital files of photos submitted for club
competitions shall be emailed to
firstname.lastname@example.org at least 24 hours prior to the meeting date.
Complete instructions are provided in the guidelines.
- Members' dues must be current and be present to
compete. All contest submissions must be checked in by a member of the
competition committee or their designee.
- View the news
(next meeting) for the upcoming theme.