POTY Scoring System

NDPC POTY SCORING SYSTEM 2017 -> 2018

2 PHOTOGRAPHS MARKED INDIVIDUALLY but the scores combined to determine who is in 1st, 2nd and 3rd place.

SCORING CATEGORIES

1. Meeting the Theme

POTENTIAL: 3 MARKS

  • How well the author interprets the theme
  • 0 = no attempt to meet the theme
  • 1/2 = some attempt to meet the theme
  • 3 = fully meets the theme

2. Technical merit

POTENTIAL: 6 MARKS

The quality of the image in terms of:

  • Focus and Sharpness
  • Exposure
  • Colour balance
  • Depth of field

3. Creativity/ Pictorial quality

POTENTIAL : 6 MARKS

  • Composition
  • Impact
  • The use of imagination in constructing the photograph
  • The appropriateness of post production

TOTAL 0 – 15 marks