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Individual Entries

Opening Date:                  10th July 2019
Closing Date:                     22nd August 2019

Entries must be received by SPS on or before the closing date with no exceptions

Competition Rules

1. The competition is open to:

  • All photographic Society of New Zealand Southern Regional members including Stewart Island
  • Members of New Zealand affiliated camera clubs in the Southern Region
  • Financial members of PSNZ outside the southern region, provided that they are registered to attend the Southern Regional Convention. Non-attendance will mean any entries will be disqualified

2. Images can be taken in any country

3. Each entrant may submit up to four images as prints and/or digital in each of the respective categories which are as follows there being a total of 8 sections – 4 print and 4 digital

 Open   Any subject or style of image – in colour or monochrome

Nature   Images to have basic processing only. Cropping, density, contrast adjustments etc. are acceptable. No filters, HDR surreal effects, vignetting, selective colouring etc. Cloning and/or removal of distracting elements etc. is not allowed

Photojournalism  As for Nature

Creative   Be as creative as you like. Anything goes here except for non use of fractals or any other solely electronic means

4. The entry fees are as follows:-

One section entered $25
Each additional section entered $10
All four digital sections = $55; all four print sections =$55; all eight sections = $95

All payments to be made online by internet banking to:

Account Name                 Salon Regional 2019
Account Number:            03 1355 0512448 01

5. All images or parts thereof must have originated in camera and been processed by the entrant

6. The Southland Photographic Society and members will take all reasonable care of entries, but cannot accept responsibility for images or prints damaged in transit or non-received emails

7. Acceptances, Honours and Champion will be awarded in each section

8. Where no indication is given to the contrary, permission to reproduce in (catalogue, photographic magazine, digital slide show or future advertising) will be assumed

9. Digital Images

  • Must be in jpg/jpeg format with sRGB colour space
  • Maximum size 2mb
  • The maximum size permitted is 1620 x 1080 pixels (1620 on the horizontal, 1080 on the vertical for landscape format), 1080 x 1080 on the vertical for square format and 1080 pixels on the vertical for portrait format images
  • Images with dimensions greater than 1620 on the horizontal and greater than 1080 on the vertical will be disqualified from the competition
  • Images will be displayed on a screen by a digital projector to a standard at least that required for a National Exhibition
  • The image file name must be the same as the image title on the Jotform entry

 10. Prints

  • Prints may be any size provided they are mounted on a base having a minimum of 400 sq cm and a maximum of 2000 sq cm plus or minus 100 sq cm. Prints must not be under glass or framed
  • If you are not attending the Southern Regional Convention in Invercargill, then sufficient courier tickets must be included to allow the return of prints. All other prints will be available at the conclusion of the Southern Regional
  • Please courier prints to Stephanie Forrester, 43 Thurso Street, Invercargill 9810

11. Entries

  • Entries must be submitted using the online entry forms
  • Entries close at 10:00 pm on the 22nd August 2019
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