DIGITAL PHOTOGRAPHIC COMPETITION 2023

This competition is only open to Members of Clubs and
Individual members affiliated to the L&O Area of NAFAS
Class 1 – Creative Beauty
A colour image showing a floral design to interpret the title
Class 2 – Glistening Water
A colour image with water as the dominant feature
Class 3 – Royal Splendour
A black and white image of an inspiring building that could
be fit for a King
Class 4 – Altered Reality
An image of choice to show imaginative manipulation – original picture
to be included
Class 5 – Happiness and Joy (Novice Class)*
A colour image to interpret the title
*Only for those who have never won a 1st, 2nd, or 3rd in any Area Photographic Competition
NB prints will not be accepted. DIGITAL IMAGES should be at least
1 megabyte in size at least 300dpi. The minimum image size is 2500px on the longest side
COMPETITORS MAY ENTER UP TO 3 IMAGES IN EACH CLASS
CLOSING DATE FOR ENTRIES: 31st August 2023
All entries will be displayed at the Area AGM in November
winning images will be printed individually
Copyright remains with the entrant of the image
THE JUDGE’S DECISION IS FINAL
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GUIDELINES FOR DIGITAL PHOTOGRAPHIC COMPETITION
Competition Guidelines
• All classes are open to all members. Only those entrants who have never won a 1st, 2nd or 3rd in an Area Photographic Competition are eligible to enter
Class 5 – Novice
• All entries must be the work of the entrant, including any permitted manipulation
• Colour or mono-chrome images may be entered.
• Images should be sent in jpeg format
• Images should be at least 1 megabyte in size and at least 300dpi. Camera or phone should be set to the highest possible setting, this will give the desired image size
• Except in Class 4, only minimum digital manipulation is allowed i.e. cropping or basic overall adjustment only
• Please send entries via WeTransfer – this is free software and enables large files to be sent – download from WeTransfer.com and click on “Take me to Free”, agree to the Terms and Conditions, add the files, email to nafaslondonphotos@gmail.com – enter your email, add a message, e.g. your name and Flower Club – press send
• If images are sent in an email please send as an attachment and not part of the email
• Images should be sent full size when using programmes such as Picasa, Google or similar. Such programmes often send images at the smallest size by default.
• If using Picassa, export the photograph to a separate file and change the size to 2500 px on the longest size
• Images should be titled with Class number plus image number and title of image
e.g. Class 01_Image 01_Image title
Class 01_Image 02_Image title
Class 02_Image01_Image title

All entries, and any queries regarding the competition must be sent by email to Pauline Martindale. Competition Secretary at: nafaslondonphotos@gmail.com
Memory sticks or CD’s will be acceptable and a SAE must be enclosed if they are to be returned. These should be sent to:
Pauline Martindale, 139 Millfield Avenue, London E17 5HN