Preparing Images For Competitions

Competition Definitions

Monthly Competitions Open Subject, Set Subject and Monochrome View it here!

The March Creative Photography Competition (The David Tilley Memorial Trophy). View it here!

The May Nature Competition (The Pelican Award). View it here!

Competition Rules (View them on the Competition page) or download them here!

Audio/Visual (AV) Rules and Guidelines. View it here!

Triptych Definition and Guidelines. View it here!


The Naming Convention for all Competitions:

Colour Prints:
Monochrome Print:
EDI Images:
[for Advance Photographer]
[Open]
[for Advance Photographer]
43~Title~CPA
43~Title~M
43~Title~EDIA
[for Photographer]

[for Photographer]
53~Title~CP

53~Title~EDI
53~Title~CP

53~Title~EDI

Electronic Digital Image Competition

The Electronic Digital Image Competition (or EDI Comp). EDI Competitions now consist of both A & B Grades.
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EDI Competition Information

  • A maximum of one entry per member.
  • Images must be in JPEG format only (can be with no compression).
  • Maximum horizontal size - 1024 pixels.
  • Maximum vertical size - 768 pixels.
  • Resolution size - 72 pixels/inch. (Note: Not pixels/cm)
  • Entries are due on club nights and collected on computer.
  • Entries must be listed on the competition log sheet.

Preparing Images for EDI Competitions

Resizing a photo on a PC:
FastStone Logo Download "how to" sheets that will assist you to resizing your EDI images for our Camera Club and the NEGV Competitions, Resize with Photoshop, Lightroom, FastStone Photo Resizer or IrfanView.

IfranView Logo Click here to download the FastStone Photo Resizer program, or the logo for the official site.
Click here to download the IrfanView program or here for the Plugins, or the logo for the official site.
Resizing a photo on a MAC Computer:
Download "how to" sheets for Preview on a MAC. or iPhoto on a MAC.
Click here for a Preview Video Tutorial.
Click here for a iPhoto Video Tutorial.

Matted Photos

Print Competition

The Colour Print Competition consist of both Advance Photographer & Photographer sections.
The Monochrome Print Competition consist of only one "OPEN" Grade.

Print Competition Information

  • A maximum of one entry per member.
  • Films and prints may be commercially processed.
  • Two or more images may be presented in one mount and will be considered as one entry.
  • Prints maybe mounted on cardboard or matt board or unmounted.
  • Maximum size for a print entry is 30x40cm (12"x16"), including the mount.
  • Maximum thickness 3 mm including the matt.
  • Monochrome images may have an overall tone/colour added to the processed image.

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