Certain competitions have assigned topics. Each year the Competition Committee surveys the membership and chooses these topics. For the 2018-2019 fiscal year, the assigned topics are:
|November||Theme- Silhouette / Backlit|
|December||Theme- Taken in Year 2018|
|February||Theme- Taken in Ohio|
|April||Theme- Bad Weather|
The following 2017-2018 top point earners may not enter the 2018-2019 Gray digital division. All other members may enter both Gray and Scarlet divisions.
- Donna Winters
- Dick Wood
- Dale Berlin
- Kathy Cubert
- Jay Heiser
- Sharon Telatnik
- Carol Shurlow
- Eric Erickson
- Tim Patterson
- Mark Fohl
- Libby Rosen
- Rick Barteldt
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Official Rules of Competition
Digital A division is more commonly known as the 'Gray Division'.
Digital AA is known as the 'Scarlet Division'.
ARTICLE IX OFFICIAL RULES OF COMPETITION
Following are the rules governing competitions for the Westbridge Camera Club
(a) The competition year extends from September until May of the following year;
(b) There will be competition each month from September until April. Judging for the Annual Salon will be held in May;
(c) There will be four Divisions: Digital A Images, Digital AA Images, Color Prints, and Monochrome Prints. All divisions compete each month.
(d) To encourage more members to enter competitions, there are two digital competitions.
1. Digital AA Competition is open to all members.
2. Digital A Competition will be only for members who in the previous year accumulated fewer total yearly points than the top 25% of the members who received points. (See Section 1.G for scoring rules.)
3. The Digital A Competition is established to encourage more members to enter the club competitions.
4. Members who can enter the Digital A competition may also enter the Digital AA competition.
(e) Sometimes a competition subject is assigned; otherwise the competition is open (no limit on subject)
Section 1: Regular Competitions
(a) Dues paying members may enter up to two photographs in each of the color prints, monochrome prints and digital images (Based on the rules above) divisions.
(b) The essential photograph must be the work of the member; however, the photograph need not be home processed. Printing and/or mounting may be done commercially;
(c) Prints may be any photographic medium. Prints may not be smaller than eight (8) inches wide by eight (8) inches tall, and the final mounted entry must not exceed thirty (30) inches in either height or width. Prints must be mounted. Prints may be matted, but not framed. Prints can be put in a cellophane bag. Photographer’s name must not be on the front;
(d) Digital image size and deadline for submission will be determined in advance by the Competition Committee. Failure to submit digital files in the appropriate format will require re-submission before the deadline.
(e) One member may submit no more than two images in any division during a single competition;
(f) For the purposes of these bylaws, a photograph will herein after be defined to include a print (either monochrome or color) and a digital image during a competition. A photograph that has placed first through fifth in any division cannot ever be resubmitted in that or any other division. A member cannot submit the same image in two or more categories in the same competition. It is, however, eligible for submission to the Annual Salon, subject to Salon rules. Honorable mention images may only be resubmitted in future years. They may not be resubmitted again if they place fifth or higher in the annual salon;
(g) Competition Scoring:
-First place 6 points,
-Second place 5 points,
-Third place 4 points,
-Fourth place 3 points,
-Fifth place 2 points,
-HM 1 point
Digital Competitions Resource Center
Westbridge now offers electronic submission of entries for our digital competitions. This page includes resources to help members participate in this program.
Please note that the Zenfolio 'login' link is now in the bottom right corner of the (Zenfolio) page.
Digital Competitions Galleries on Zenfolio.com - tips: for email enter: westbridge (all lower case) and the password (must be a member to participate), [all lowercase letters].