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Competition Rules and Title Definitions

Amended 2016


1. All entrants to be paid up members of Wellington and District Camera club


2. Members can enter a maximum of four images per competition, divided between Titled ('T') and/or Open ('O') classes as they wish. If necessary, due to high numbers of entries, the 4th image may be removed.

3. Projected Digital Images: Entries may be submitted on CD, DVD or memory card/stick labelled with entrant's name, these must be placed in a folder with the entrant's name. Images must be submitted as high quality jpgs in sRGB and must not exceed 1400 pixels wide or 1050 pixels in height. Each image filename must be prefixed 01, 02, 03 or 04, {space} followed by the title, {space} followed by ‘T’ or ‘O’.

For example " 01 My Favourite Image T "

4. Prints: Must be on mounts no larger than 500mm x 400mm and no smaller than 210mm x 297mm (A4). Each print must be labelled on the back with member's number (not name), 01, 02, 03 or 04, followed by the title, followed by ‘T’ or ‘O’. For example " 172 01 My Favourite Image T "

5. Entries not awarded a 1st, 2nd or 3rd place in a competition may be entered once more in a subsequent competition.

6. Entries must be handed in two weeks before the competition date unless an extension to this date is announced

7. Entries not fitting the title definition will be removed.

8. Should any member have difficulty producing entries according to the above, it is perfectly in order to enlist help from other members.

9. For guidance, all images submitted should have been taken within five years of the competition.


Definitions of Competition titles


Open - Any subject. This is an option in each competition. Open entries marked ‘O’ for either prints or projected. Titled entries to be marked ‘T’ for prints or projected.

September: Nature - Natural history image - fauna or flora - not domesticated animals. (Dpi)

October: Group - Number off people, animals or things grouped together (Print)

November: Red, white and blue - All three colours to appear prominently in image (Dpi)

January: Creative - A constructed image; all parts taken by the photographer (Print)

February: At Night - Taken after sunset or before dawn (Dpi)

March: Table Top -Still life on a visible table top (Print)

April: A-Z - Featuring one or more letters of alphabet but not as complete words (Dpi)

May: South West Architecture -A building or part of building from Dorset, Somerset, Devon or Cornwall (Print )