EXTERNAL Competition Rules

EXTERNAL COMPETITIONS

For ‘external’ competitions an outside judge is brought in to score the images. Entries are sent to the judge after submission so that they can score at their leisure. Then on the night, the judge will go through the images giving out the scores and identifying the winners. Certificates are given out at the end of the evening to the winners. Entries for ‘external’ can be digital and/or print.

  • ENTRIES ARE ANONYMOUS ON THE NIGHT
  • DIGITAL AND PRINT ENTRIES ALLOWED
  • 2 ENTRIES MAXIMUM
  • ENTRIES MUST NOT BE MORE THAN 2 YEARS OLD
  • SUBMISSION DATE TWO WEEKS BEFORE COMPETITION
  • ENTRIES ON THE NIGHT WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED
  • RESIZING NECESSARY – PLEASE RESIZE TO FIT WITHIN 1920 PIXELS WIDE x 1080 PIXELS HIGH
  • RENAMING IS NECESSARY – SEE ‘RENAMING RULES’ TAB ABOVE
  • NEW ENTRIES ONLY (IMAGES THAT HAVE BEEN ENTERED BEFORE CANNOT BE RE-ENTERED)
  • THIRD PARTY CONTENT NOT ALLOWED (all overlays and textures must be your OWN work)
  • FOR DETAILS ON HOW TO SUBMIT YOUR DIGITAL ENTRIES, SEE ‘HOW TO SUBMIT IMAGES’ TAB ABOVE
  • THE IMAGE SECRETARY HAS THE RIGHT TO LIMIT THE TOTAL NUMBER OF ENTRIES DUE TO TIME RESTRICTIONS
  • WHEN THE THEME IS ‘NATURAL HISTORY’ OR ‘WILDLIFE’ IMAGES MUST ADHERE TO THE ‘FIAP’ DEFINITION OF NATURE PHOTOGRAPHY (Read them HERE)


RENAMING RULES

EXTERNAL competitions allow for both ‘Digital’ and ‘Print’ entries. Please follow the appropriate renaming rules below:

DIGITAL:

 

PRINTS:

SUBMISSION RULES

DIGITAL:

  • DIGITAL IMAGES SHOULD BE HANDED IN ON THE SPECIFIED SUBMISSION DATE (See Programme)
  • DIGITAL IMAGES SHOULD BE HANDED TO THE IMAGE SECRETARY ON A MEMORY STICK
  • MEMORY STICKS SHOULD BE CLEARLY MARKED WITH YOUR NAME AND IMAGES EASY TO FIND
  • DIGITAL IMAGES CAN ALSO BE SUBMITTED BY EMAIL TO  images@sedgemoorcc.co.uk
  • EMAIL ENTRIES SHOULD CLEARLY STATE WHICH EVENT THEY ARE TO BE ENTERED IN

PRINT:

  • PRINTS SHOULD BE HANDED IN ON THE SPECIFIED SUBMISSION DATE (See Programme)
  • PRINTS SHOULD BE HANDED IN TO THE IMAGES SECRETARY
  • IMAGES SHOULD BE NO LARGER THAN A3 OR 40cms X 50cms INCLUDING THE MOUNT (IF ANY)

EXTERNAL RULES

EXTERNAL COMPETITIONS

For ‘external’ competitions an outside judge is brought in to score the images. Entries are sent to the judge after submission so that they can score at their leisure. Then on the night, the judge will go through the images giving out the scores and identifying the winners. Certificates are given out at the end of the evening to the winners. Entries for ‘external’ can be digital and/or print.

  • ENTRIES ARE ANONYMOUS ON THE NIGHT
  • DIGITAL AND PRINT ENTRIES ALLOWED
  • 2 ENTRIES MAXIMUM
  • ENTRIES MUST NOT BE MORE THAN 2 YEARS OLD
  • SUBMISSION DATE TWO WEEKS BEFORE COMPETITION
  • ENTRIES ON THE NIGHT WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED
  • RESIZING NECESSARY – PLEASE RESIZE TO FIT WITHIN 1920 PIXELS WIDE x 1080 PIXELS HIGH
  • RENAMING IS NECESSARY – SEE ‘RENAMING RULES’ TAB ABOVE
  • NEW ENTRIES ONLY (IMAGES THAT HAVE BEEN ENTERED BEFORE CANNOT BE RE-ENTERED)
  • THIRD PARTY CONTENT NOT ALLOWED (all overlays and textures must be your OWN work)
  • FOR DETAILS ON HOW TO SUBMIT YOUR DIGITAL ENTRIES, SEE ‘HOW TO SUBMIT IMAGES’ TAB ABOVE
  • THE IMAGE SECRETARY HAS THE RIGHT TO LIMIT THE TOTAL NUMBER OF ENTRIES DUE TO TIME RESTRICTIONS
  • WHEN THE THEME IS ‘NATURAL HISTORY’ OR ‘WILDLIFE’ IMAGES MUST ADHERE TO THE ‘FIAP’ DEFINITION OF NATURE PHOTOGRAPHY (Read them HERE)
RENAMING RULES


RENAMING RULES

EXTERNAL competitions allow for both ‘Digital’ and ‘Print’ entries. Please follow the appropriate renaming rules below:

DIGITAL:

 

PRINTS:

HOW TO SUBMIT IMAGES

SUBMISSION RULES

DIGITAL:

  • DIGITAL IMAGES SHOULD BE HANDED IN ON THE SPECIFIED SUBMISSION DATE (See Programme)
  • DIGITAL IMAGES SHOULD BE HANDED TO THE IMAGE SECRETARY ON A MEMORY STICK
  • MEMORY STICKS SHOULD BE CLEARLY MARKED WITH YOUR NAME AND IMAGES EASY TO FIND
  • DIGITAL IMAGES CAN ALSO BE SUBMITTED BY EMAIL TO  images@sedgemoorcc.co.uk
  • EMAIL ENTRIES SHOULD CLEARLY STATE WHICH EVENT THEY ARE TO BE ENTERED IN

PRINT:

  • PRINTS SHOULD BE HANDED IN ON THE SPECIFIED SUBMISSION DATE (See Programme)
  • PRINTS SHOULD BE HANDED IN TO THE IMAGES SECRETARY
  • IMAGES SHOULD BE NO LARGER THAN A3 OR 40cms X 50cms INCLUDING THE MOUNT (IF ANY)
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