NDPC - Monthly Theme

Monthly Themes for 2017 -> 2018

1. Shapes
2. Signs
3. Architectural detail
4. People at work and play
5. Trains, planes and automobiles…

Tip: If you require inspiration then Google the Theme title and choose Images


The winner of the Theme evening is the person with the highest individual image score. Second and third places also determined by highest individual image score. The individual image scores will be published.


For the Annual Theme trophy, the individual images cross the 6 evenings that achieved 1st place are shown together and the winner for the year is the person with the highest individual image score. Second and third places are also determined by highest individual image score. The individual image scores will be published.


Scores are reached by a show of hands.

How to give feedback on photographs: Click on the link for the blog below

how to give feedback on photographs


Monthly Theme Competition Rules

  1. The competition is open to all members of the Club.
  2. A maximum of three entries can be submitted.
  3. There is an expectation that if you have submitted a photo to the competition you will attend the meeting.
  4. All images must the work of the photographer, even composite creations. Manipulation in photographic design software is allowed
  5. Photographs must have been taken within the last 5 years.
  6. Images should be submitted, by email, no later than midnight on the  Wednesday before the Competition date. Any entries submitted after midnight  Wednesday will be disqualified.
  7. If you do not receive a confirmation email please send a fresh email, using monthly@ndpc.org.uk, asking if your photographs have been received.
  8. All images should have the name and number of the competition and a title, eg, "T1 - title of the photo". To make sure that your photos have titles please also include the title in your submission email. Note T1 = Theme1. Please see image example below...
  9. All images should be resized to 1400 pixels on the longest side and 150 DPI.
  10. No watermarking on images although watermarking in camera is acceptable and advisable. For competitions the author of the image has to be anonymous so members do not know whose photograph they are critiquing and voting for.
  11. Images entered for the competition will automatically be published on the website for the duration of the club year so that:

    i] Those who were not able to attend can still see the images submitted

    ii] Those who did attend are able to revisit the images at leisure on their own equipment

    iii] For those looking for a photo club it gives them an idea of the range and variety of subjects tackled and the range of images, skills and experience.

    iv] To assess the quality of images to see into which level one falls.

    v] To gain as much information as possible about potential competitors. The images provide a benchmark against which one can compete and improve.

Example naming convention (re point 6):
 
All entries to be emailed to monthly@ndpc.org.uk