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City of Belfast Photographic Society - Info ...


Website: www.belfastphotosociety.co.uk

Facebook: www.facebook.com/belfastphotosociety

Email:
info@belfastphotosociety.co.uk

Programme 2017-18: Wednesday Evenings at 7.30pm

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Monthly Club Competitions

For Subjects / Themes
2018 - 2019 see NIPA section below - 'Inter-Club Competitions'

Club Competition Rules 'PDF' file (Amended Aug 2014)

Club Competition Entry Form - 'PDF' file



Annual Exhibition 2018

Exhibition Rules - 'PDF' file (2018)

Exhibition Entry Form - 'PDF' file - (2018)

Exhibition Entry Form - 'Word' doc - (2018)



Tutorials

Projected Digital Images (PDI) - Resizing Tutorial -
'PDF' file
See note 1 & 2 below.

1. NIPA has now adopted the PAGB standard for all PDIs. From this year (2017), PDIs up to 1600px wide and 1200px high will be accepted for all NIPA Competitions. Please note that any PDI of smaller dimensions will be displayed with a dark grey border on the NIPA projector.

2. The PDI tutorial on the link above is for the previous NIPA standard of 1400px wide x 1050px high. When using this tutorial please replace 1400px with 1600px and 1050px with 1200px.


Flash Photography Basics - 'PDF' file (4MB)

Flash Equipment and Suppliers - 'PDF' file



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NIPA (Northern Ireland Photographic Association) - Info ...
NIPA

NIPA website: www.niphoto.co.uk


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Subjects / Themes for NIPA Inter-Club Competitions 2018 - 2019

NIPA Council have agreed on the theme and genre for the 2018/19 NIPA Interclub Competition.

Round 1  'Open'

Round 2  'Open'

Round 3  
'Photographs that illustrate a book or song title'

Round 4  'Open'

Round 5  'Photojournalism'

Please note that there will be no definition outlined for any of our non-open rounds. The definition for 'Photojouralism' previously circulated should be disregarded.

[Ref: Email dated Tue 25/05/2018 from NIPA Secretary]



Prints:
 For all 5 rounds, prints may be any size on a maximum mount size of 40cm x 30cm.

PDIs:
 Must be in jpeg format and sRGB colour space.
            Sized to a maximum of 1600 pixels wide and a maximum of 1200 pixels high.
            See note 1 below.

N.B
.  A tutorial on resizing images for PDIs is available here
 See note 2 below.

1. NIPA has now adopted the PAGB standard for all PDIs. From 2017, PDIs up to 1600px wide and 1200px high will be accepted for all NIPA Competitions. Please note that any PDI of smaller dimensions will be displayed with a dark grey border on the NIPA projector.

2. The PDI tutorial on the link above is for the previous NIPA standard of 1400px wide x 1050px high. When using this tutorial please replace 1400px with 1600px and 1050px with 1200px.

Wex - sponsor for NIPA competition rounds, one to five for 2017 / 2018



PAGB (Photographic Alliance of Great Britain) - Info ...
PAGB


PAGB website:

www.thepagb.org.uk

 


PAGB Newsletters

The PAGB produces an e-mail newsletter, 'e-news'. Anyone can subscribe to the newsletter circulation list.

Click here for your free subscription also for current and back issues of e-news.




PAGB Awards for Photographic Merit


The Awards for Photographic Merit (APM) are open to all members of Clubs affiliated to the PAGB through their Federations (i.e. City of Belfast Photographic Society ) and are at three levels:

• Credit (CPAGB) – Blue badge and certificate
  Standard: Good Club Photography

• Distinction (DPAGB) – Red badge and certificate
  Standard: Open Exhibition Photography

• Master (MPAGB) – Yellow badge and certificate
  Standard: Highest Standard of UK Amateur Photography

The awards are held for life without any annual fee and holders are entitled to use the designated letters after their name.

Media:

Prints or PDIs
- Applications in still images may be with prints or projected images, but not a mixture.
For full details and information leaflets click here

Audio-Visual - Application is by digital projection with sound.
For full details and information leaflet click here


Awards for Photographic Merit - further info


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