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Competition Frequently Asked Questions

Question:

I have entered a good photo in the Committee Challenge, can I enter the same image in the Parkwood Cup and can I send it in for consideration for external competitions such as the Malling print battle or the KCPA Ross cup.

Short answer Yes as long as you don’t enter it in the same competition more than once.

Long answer For example, if you enter a photo in Parkwood Cup round 1, it would be obvious to most that it would not be acceptable to enter it again in round 3. It would also be considered unacceptable to enter it again in for the following year’s Parkwood Cup. This is to stop members from entering a previously high scoring image over and over again; entering the same image twice would be considered as not entering into the spirit of club photography competitions.

Some clubs have complicated rules about re-entering photos into the same competition based on editing the photo before re-entering; these rules usually state that if the photo received a score below 12 (for example) it can be resubmitted after some editing. At the moment, our club would prefer not to go down this route.

However if you have received a high score in the Parkwood Cup or the Committee Challenge (for example) then the club would definitely like to see your photo entered in any external competition such as the Malling Print Battle or the KCPA exhibition etc.

Question:

I understand I need to resize my photos before I enter them into the club’s digital competitions, what does this mean and how do I do it.

Short Answer You should change the number of pixels in the image file to match the number of pixels the club’s projector is capable of displaying. This usually means reducing the number of pixels in your image in a program such as Photoshop Elements (many other free programs are available to do this). Your submitted image should be no more than 1400 pixels wide and no more than 1050 pixels high.

Long answer

Take a look at this article on the club’s website: Image Sizing Advice

Question:

I understand I need to rename image files before I enter them into the club’s digital competitions, how should they be renamed and why do I have to do this.

Short Answer
Example file name format: MOONRISE by Ansel Adams.jpg   Please replace MOONRISE with the title of your image and replace Ansel Adams with your name. The TITLE should be uppercase. The word "by" and your name should be lowercase. Use only one space between the title and "by" and between "by" and your name.

Long answer

Take a look at this article on the club’s website: Image Sizing Advice

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