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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 2016-17 - Wednesday Evenings at 7.30pm

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Monthly Club Competitions

For Subjects / Themes
2017 - 2018 see NIPA section below - 'Inter-Club Competitions'

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

Club Competition Entry Form - 'PDF' file



Annual
Exhibition 2017

Exhibition Rules - 'PDF' file (2017)

Exhibition Entry Form - 'PDF' file - (2017)

Exhibition Entry Form - 'Word' doc - (2017)



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

NIPA News blog
NIPA News blog
from the NIPA
secretary
NIPA on Facebook
NIPA on
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Subjects / Themes for NIPA Inter-Club Competitions 2017 - 2018

Round 1  'Open'

Round 2  'Open'

Round 3  'Infrastructure'


'NIPA Definition (Round 3)' -The structures, systems, and facilities serving the economy of a country, city, town, or area, including the services and facilities necessary for its economy to function.

Examples:

• Airports
• Bridges
• Canals
• Coastal Management
• Dams
• Electricity
• Energy
• Hospitals
• Lighthouses

• Pipelines
• Ports
• Mass Transit
• Schools
• Railways
• Roads
• Telecommunication
• Tunnels
• Utilities


Round 4  'Open'

Round 5  'Food Photography'

'NIPA Definition (Round 5)' - A still life photography genre used to create attractive still life photographs of food and drink.


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 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.

Calumet - sponsor for NIPA competition rounds, one to five for 2016 / 2017




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 are open to all members of Clubs affiliated to the PAGB through their Federations and are at three levels:

Credit (CPAGB)
Distinction (DPAGB)
Master (MPAGB)


Click here for full details

Awards for Photographic Merit - further info




PAGB Inter-Federation Print and PDI Competitions

Selection of award winning images

Click here to see some of the award winning images entered in recent PAGB print, slide and PDI competitions. This will give you an idea of the standard throughout the UK.



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