2nd International Salon of Photography  
"EMERALD 2015"  
 

PROPOSITIONS AND PARTICIPATION

 

 

NOTE:
We will not extend closing date - please upload your photos on time




2nd "EMERALD 2015
" is fully PSA approved - PSA 2015-119



The Salon will be conducted in accordance with the requirements and practices of The Photographic Society of America (PSA)
Acceptances received by PSA members in approved sections of this exhibition are eligible for PSA Star Ratings, listing in the worldwide PSA Who’s Who of photography, and credited toward the PSA Distinctions PPSA and EPSA.

CONDITIONS OF ENTRY
The salon is open to amateur and professional photographers from all over the world. Entrants must be authors of the works they submit. Each participant may send maximum of 4 photographs to each section. The organiser can use the exhibited works for reproduction in the catalogue and for promotion without paying any author's fee.

SECTIONS


- There are 2 sections, both digital:

A) OPEN COLOR (color digital) PSA PID Color
B) OPEN MONOCHROME (monochrome digital) PSA PID Monochrome

- Each photo can be presented in only one section.

PHOTOGRAPHS
AUTHORS MUST FILL OUT ENTRY FORM AND SUBMIT PHOTOS ONLINE
Photos must be in JPG file format, Max. image width (horizontal) is 1920 pix. Max. image height (vertical) is 1200 pix. in 300 dpi. compression 7-12, max 2Mb. Following the instructions on www.photoclubemerald.com

FILE NAMING
No requirements for file names, file name should be as you would want it to appear in the catalogue (same as title name). Our program will later add the necessary data. Only English letters (a-z) are allowed.
Words such as "Untitled" and "No title" are not acceptable as part or all of an image's title, nor are camera capture filenames or titles consisting of only numbers.

ENTRY FEE
15 $ for both sections

Entry fee is mandatory for all participants.

PayPal is available for payment on-line. The works of the authors who did not pay the fee would not be taken into consideration.

REPORT CARD NOTIFICATIONS

All participants will receive report card notifications via e-mail. The results of the exhibition will also be published on the website www.photoclubemerald.com

CATALOGUE  
On-line PDF Exhibition Catalogue.

JURY MEMBERS:
Brian E. Swinyard - EFIAP/b, DPAGB, BPE3, PPSA, MlnstLM MlfL, UK
Leo PALMER - EFIAP, FRPS, FPSA, GMPSA, APAGB, UK
Joseph TAM - EFIAP/b, EPSA, MAPS, FPSEA, Australia

- An entrant's four images will be distributed throughout four rounds of judging for that section.
- Images will be judged with Benq W6000 Full HD projector in 1920x1200 pix.

AWARDS
PSA Gold medals in each section (2 altogether)
+ 3 PSA honourable mention ribbons in each section (6 altogether).
DPA Gold, Silver, Bronze medals in each section (6 altogether)
+ 6 DPA honourable mention in each section (12 altogether).
SALON Gold, Silver, Bronze medals in each section (6 altogether)
+ 6 SALON honourable mention in each section (12 altogether).

- Each author can receive only one award in each section.

CALENDAR
CLOSING DATE: 15.05.2015.
Judging: 25.05-08.06.2015.
Report cards: 15.06.2015.
On-line PDF Exhibition Catalogue: 15.08.2015. www.photoclubemerald.com
Sending of awards: 15.08.2015.
Public showings: 22.07.2015. and 29.07.2015.

Licence agreement:
By submitting an entry, the entrant certifies legal Age, and own all rights to these images, including copyright or parents or guardians gives permission on his/her behalf if he/she is not of Legal Age. The exhibition assumes no liability for any misuse of copyright.

Salon chairman:
Eimear Connolly, office@photoclubemerald.com