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.
• Coastal Management
• Mass Transit
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
/ Themes for NIPA Inter-Club Competitions 2018
NIPA Council have agreed on the theme and subject for
the 2018/19 NIPA Interclub Competition.
'Photographs that illustrate a book or song title'
"Photojournalism entries shall consist of images with informative
content and emotional impact, reflecting the human presence in
our world. The journalistic (story-telling) value of the image
shall receive priority over pictorial quality, In the interest
of credibility, images that misrepresent the truth, such as those
from events or activities specifically arranged for photography
or of subjects directed or hired for photography, are not eligible.
that add, relocate, replace or remove any element of the original
image, except by cropping, are not permitted. The only allowable
modifications are removal of dust, scratches or digital noise,
restoration of the existing appearance of the original scene,
sharpening that is not obvious, and conversion to monochrome.
Derivations, including infra-red, are not eligible. Human Interest
images depict a person or persons in an interactive, emotional,
or unusual situation, excluding recreational or sports action."
Ref: Email dated Tue 09/01/2018 @ 15:43 from NIPA
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
note 1 below.
N.B. A tutorial on resizing images for PDIs is
note 2 below.
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.
- sponsor for NIPA competition rounds, one to five for 2017 /