Digital Image Project Rules 2020

Caboolture Photography Club Digital Image Project Rules 2020

The Digital Image Project (the project) is open to members only. You can choose any theme you like. You can make it an easy project or more challenging trying new genres of photography.

Project themes could be individual images which each stand alone, but are consistent with the theme. Alternatively the project images could create a progressive story or documentary where each image relies on the next to explain or compliment the previous culminating in a final image to complete the story.

The nomination requirements are:

Your Full Name

Your Project Name

Your Artist statement

The artist statement should be no more than 100-120 words.

Once you have nominated your project, you may not change your project name.

Examples of themes

Architecture

High speed

Long exposure

Social issues

A day in the life of a particular person

The project will run from April 1 to October 31 inclusive. All images must have been taken during the period commencing April 1 and ending on October 31. A member’s completed project will consist of 6 images. There are no restrictions on when the images are taken during the period from April 1 to October 31. Participants are free to choose the 6 images they believe will best serve their theme.

The project is not subject to grading.

Members wishing to participate in this competition must nominate a theme prior to the first of April in the year of the competition. The theme is the participant’s choice.

A short written explanation (Artist Statement of 100-120 words) of what the participant is hoping to achieve or say in their project is required as part of the entry, and will greatly assist the judge in their decision.

An image used in the project may also be used in the monthly competition or as a print on the table as per the rules of those competitions.

Completed projects must be submitted by midnight on Wednesday November 4, 2020. The late submission of projects may be permitted at the discretion of the Project Coordinator after consideration of all relevant circumstances. The Project Coordinator may take into consideration whether prior notice could have been given.

Relevant circumstances may include: prior knowledge of intention to travel, geographical/technological restrictions as a result of travel or any other unforeseen circumstances.

Each participant will be given a registration number.

Image Naming

Images files must be named in the following way: [Image number] (numbered from 1-6) [Project title] [Member registration number]  Eg: 06RedcliffeSunrises04 – this image would be from member number 4 and the sixth image in the project titled “Redcliffe Sunrises”.

Image Size

Image size must be

No larger than 1800 pixels x 1200 pixels for landscape format

A maximum Height of 1200 pixels for portrait format.

Pixel density to be between 240ppi and 300ppi.

End of Year Awards

A completed project of 6 images must be submitted in accordance with the rules for a participant to be eligible for an end of year award.

At the end of the year, images in a folder named MemberTheme [Member1Sunrises on Moreton Bay] will be sent to a judge.

Criteria for judging will be:

Relevancy to the theme, Quality of images, Creativity

First, second and third places will be awarded as well as up to 2 highly commended. The winners will be announced at presentation night and all projects shown in a slideshow on the last club night before Christmas.

Changes, Alterations or Adjustments to the rules

The Committee reserves the right to make changes, alterations or adjustments to the rules of the Caboolture Photography Club Digital Image Project as the Committee deems necessary. Notice can be given of a rule change, alteration or adjustment at any time prior to the end of the current project. Any changes, alterations or adjustments will come into effect at the completion of the current project and will be the rules for any future projects.

Terms:

Caboolture Photography Club” – Caboolture Photography Club Incorporated

Committee” – Management Committee

Image/s” – Digital image/s (a triptych or the like is considered to be one image)

Member/s” – Financial and life member/s

Project Coordinator – the person appointed by the Committee as the Project Coordinator