Quarterly Contest Information
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1st quarter theme “Portraits of People”
entry deadline: 2/16/2017
contest date: 3/16/2017
2nd quarter theme “Chattanooga Scenes”
entry deadline: 5/18/2017
contest date: 6/15/2017
3rd quarter Theme “Macro and Closeup”
entry deadline: 8/17/2017
contest date: 9/21/2017
Quarterly Contest Rules
1.The Quarterly Contest is open to members in good standing of the Photographic Society of Chattanooga (current dues paid – October begins the new year).
2.All images must be converted to digital format and meet all the requirements set forth in “Digital Entries”. Note: Chris at North Light Imaging Services, 3069 Broad Street, Suite # 4, Chattanooga, TN (423) 752-0095, will convert slides/film to digital format for $2 (subject to change) per slide for club members.
3.Each member can submit a maximum of three entries.
4.Images must be submitted before the contest deadline, by link at bottom of this page.
5.The contest deadlines are 1 month before the contest date. These dates will be posted on the PSC website and in the PSC newsletter.
6.Images which have previously won first place in Quarterly Contests cannot be entered again.
7.Images entered in the Quarterly Contests may be entered in the Annual Contest.
8.Please note that the PSC Board of Directors reserves the right to review the subject matter of all images before displaying to the general membership. Images containing graphic content or nudity will not be accepted.
9.Judges are not eligible to participate.
10.Quarterly Contests are independent of the Annual Contest held in December.
11.No names or markings may be visible on the front of the entry.
How to size your images
Digital entries must meet the following criteria to be accepted for judging:
•Horizontal images will be no more than 1920 pixels wide.
•Vertical images will be no more than 1080 pixels tall.
•Unless your image proportions are in the exact ratio of 4 to 3, one of these dimensions will be less than the maximum. The images will be projected as received, as long as not over the maximum.)
•Smaller images are acceptable (but may not be advantageous).
•Save the file in jpg format to achieve a file no larger than 1.5MB.
Reference source for sizing digital images
•Resizing in Photoshop for PSA and PSC Contest
•Resizing in Lightroom
•Resizing in Picasa