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4th Circular Exhibition of Photography  
"THREE COUNTRY GRAND CIRCUIT 2016"  
 

PROPOSITIONS AND PARTICIPATION

 

 

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


Three Country Grand Circuit 2016

Ireland - Montenegro - Serbia

 

Fully PSA approved 2016-304



ORGANIZER

Photo club Emerald, Ireland

Photo club Cattaro, Montenegro

Photo club Aleksinac, Serbia

 

- 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 exhibition is open to anyone; however, an entry may be rejected when the sponsoring organization or its agent, in its reasonable discretion, believes the entry does not conform to the exhibition rules and conditions.

Entries are limited to not more than 4 images per section, category, or class. An entrant's four images will be distributed throughout four rounds of judging in that section.
There are no restrictions as to subject matter except as outlined in the rules and definitions of specific sections, or specified by law in the country where the exhibition is held.

Entries must originate as photographs (image-captures of objects via light sensitivity) made by the entrant on photographic emulsion or acquired digitally. By virtue of submitting an entry, the entrant certifies the work as his own (aliases are not permitted). The entrant permits the sponsors to reproduce all or part of the entered material free of charge for publication and/or display in media related to the exhibition. This may include low resolution posting on a website. Note: Entrants who indicate that their images may not be reproduced or used "will not be eligible for awards" or inclusion in audio-visuals of the exhibition "and could be subject to disqualification" by the exhibition sponsors.
The exhibition assumes no liability of any misuse of copyright. Images may be altered, either electronically or otherwise, by the maker. Artwork or computer graphics created by the entrant may be incorporated if the photographic content predominates subject to divisional restrictions. All final work must be on photographic film, or on electronic file, or on photographic or electronic print material, mounting excepted.
Images may be altered, either digitally or otherwise, by the maker and artwork or computer graphics created by the entrant may be incorporated if the photographic content predominates subject to Nature, Photo Travel and Photojournalism divisional restrictions.
No title or identification of the maker shall be visible anywhere on the face of an image, print mat or mount entered in a PSA Recognized exhibition.
Each image must have a unique title. Once an image has been accepted in a PSA Recognized exhibition, that same image, or a like "in camera" or a "reproduction" duplicate of that image:
i. May not be re-entered in any section of the same Division Star Ratings class in that exhibition regardless of media, format, or title.
ii. May not be re-titled for entry in any other PSA Recognized exhibition.
Words such as "Untitled" and "No Title" are not acceptable as part or all of an image's title, nor are camera capture filenames.

 

SECTIONS

- There are12 sections, all digital:

A) WOMAN (color/monochrome digital) PSA PID Color

B) OPEN COLOR (color  digital) PSA PID Color

C) OPEN MONOCHROME (monochrome digital) PSA PID Monochrome

D) NATURE (color/monochrome digital) PSA ND

E) WILDLIFE (color/monochrome digital) PSA ND

F) BIRDS (color/monochrome digital) PSA ND

G) PHOTO TRAVEL (color/monochrome digital) PTD

H) PEOPLE (color/monochrome digital) PTD

I) CITY LIFE (color/monochrome digital) PTD

J) PHOTOJOURNALISM (color/monochrome digital) PJD

K) SPORT (color/monochrome digital) PJD

L) CHILD (monochrome digital) PJD

- Each photo can be presented in only one section.

 

i. Acceptances in PID recognized Color sections shall be credited towards PID Color Star Ratings and Who's Who Color listings. Monochrome images accepted in PID recognized Color sections shall only be credited towards PID Color Star Ratings.

ii. Acceptances in PID recognized Monochrome sections shall be credited towards PID Monochrome Star Ratings and Who's Who Monochrome listings.

iii. All acceptance eligibility shall be in accordance with the PID Star Ratings or the Galaxy/Diamond Ratings requirements as appropriate.

 

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 1080 pix. in 300 dpi. compression 7-12, max 2Mb.

 

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). 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.

 

Each image must have a unique title. Once an image has been accepted in a PSA Recognized exhibition, that same image, or a like “in camera” or a “reproduction” duplicate of that image:
i. May not be re-entered in any section of the same Division Star Ratings class in that exhibition regardless of media, format, or title.
ii. May not be re-titled for entry in any other PSA Recognized exhibition.

 

ENTRY FEE

35 $ for any 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 or 6 sections

45 $ for any 7, 8 or 9 sections

60 $ for any 10, 11 or all 12 sections

                                                                

- 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 our website www.photoclubemerald.com

 

CATALOG

On-line PDF Exhibition Catalog.

 

JURY MEMBERS:

Ireland

Leo PALMER, EFIAP, FRPS, FPSA, GMPSA, APAGB, United Kingdom

Joao TABORDA, EFIAP, PPSA, Portugal

Shaikh AMIN, FPSA, GMPSA, EFIAP/b, Pakistan

 

Montenegro

Herbert GMEINER, EFIAP, HonEFIAP, Austria

Istvan KEREKES, EFIAP/p, Hungary

Ozren BOZANOVIC, AFIAP, KMF AUFBiH, BiH

 

Serbia

Geza LENNERT, EFIAP, MF FSS, Serbia

Hadzi Miodrag MILADINOVIC, AFIAP, MF FSS, Serbia

Borislav MILOVANOVIC, AFIAP, F1 FSS, Serbia

 

Each round of judging will not contain more than ONE image from each entrant.

Images will be judged with Benq W6000 Full HD projector in 1920x1080 pix.

 

AWARDS

ALLTOGETHER 360 AWARDS!!!

PSA Gold medals in each section (36 altogether)

SALON Gold, Silver, Bronze medals in each section (108 altogether)

+ 6 SALON honorable mention ribbons in each section (108 altogether)

 

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

 

CALENDAR

Closing date:   15.11.2016.

Judging:            25.11. - 10.12.2016.

Report cards:       15.12.2016.

On-line PDF Exhibition Catalog:  15.02.2017.   www. photoclubemerald.com

Sending of awards: 15.02.2017.

 

JUDGING DATES

Ireland

25.11.2016.

Montenegro

01.12.2016.

Serbia

05.12.2016.

EXHIBITION PUBLIC SHOWINGS

Ireland

22.01.2017.

29.01.2017.

Montenegro

22.01.2017.

29.01.2017.

Serbia

22.01.2017.

29.01.2017.

 

Electronic Slide Show Program will be shown on a high resolution W6000 Full HD projector in 1920x1200 pix.

 

ADDRESSES

Ireland

Bundoran, 35 White Maple, Ireland

 

Montenegro

Vidikovac BB, Kotor, Montenegro

 

Serbia

Svetozara Markovica BB, Aleksinac, Serbia

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 Conolly, Roundale House, Bundoran, Ireland

office@photoclubemerald.com