PSA approved 2017-150ORGANIZER
Photo club Emerald, Ireland
- 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.
BREACH OF CONDITIONS OF ENTRY
exhibition determines before, during, or after the judging that an
entrant has submitted entries where one or more images fail to comply
with these Conditions of Entry, including the stated definitions, the
exhibition reserves the right and discretion to delete the entry from
the exhibition and void any or all acceptances or awards. Fees may be
forfeited in these circumstances.
In order to ensure that images
comply with the Conditions of Entry and definitions, the exhibition may
carry out checks on the images to make sure that:
a) the images are the original work of the entrant and
b) the images comply with the rules and definitions as set out in these Conditions of Entry.
may involve asking the entrant to provide originally captured image(s),
with EXIF data intact, by a set deadline. The questioned image(s) of
any entrant failing to comply with such a request for the original
image(s) may be considered in breach of these Conditions of Entry, and
declined. Such entries may be referred to PSA for further investigation
of possible ethics violations. PSA retains the right to investigate in
any way all complaints/suspicions of breaches of entry conditions,
impose sanctions if deemed necessary, include the entrant’s name on the
list of sanctions provided to Exhibitions, and share such investigations
Entrants automatically agree to these terms by the act of entering the Exhibition.
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.
are limited to not more than 4 images per section, category, or class.
An entrant’s images will not be presented to the judges consecutively.
An entrant’s four images will be distributed throughout four rounds of
judging in each section.
of images shall be in the same round order as submitted by the entrant.
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
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
provided the photographic content predominates, subject to Nature, Photo
Travel and Photojournalism divisional restrictions. All final work must
be on photographic film, or on electronic file, or on photographic or
electronic print material, mounting excepted. 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.
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:
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.
- There are 6 sections, all digital:
A) NATURE (color/monochrome digital) PSA ND
B) PHOTO TRAVEL (color/monochrome digital) PSA PTD
C) WOMAN (color/monochrome digital) PSA PID Color
D) PORTRAIT (color/monochrome digital) PSA PID Color
E) OPEN COLOR (color digital) PID Color
F) OPEN MONOCHROME (monochrome digital) PSA PID Monochrome
- 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
iii. All acceptance eligibility shall be in accordance
with the PID Star Ratings or the Galaxy/Diamond Ratings requirements as
- 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.
AUTHORS MUST SUBMIT PHOTOS ONLINE
Following the instructions on www.photoclubemerald.com
Authors must fill out online entry form.
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
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:
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.
25$ for all 6 section
Possible ways of payment:
- PayPal transfer
- Cash, Checks and IRC are not accepted.
- The works of the authors who did not pay the fee would
not be taken into consideration.
All participants will receive report card notifications
The results of the exhibition will also be published on
the website www.photoclubemerald.com
On-line PDF Exhibition Catalog.
Brian HOPPER, EFIAP/p, FIPF, ARPS, Ireland
Daniel LYBAERT, EFIAP/p, Netherlands
Li WANG, EPSA, China
An entrant’s four images will be distributed through out four rounds of judging for that section.
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.
ALTOGETHER 78 AWARDS
PSA Gold medals in each section (6 altogether)
DPA Gold, Silver, Bronze medals in each section (18 altogether)
+ 3 DPA honorable mention ribbons in each section (18 altogether)
SALON Gold, Silver, Bronze medals in each section (18 altogether)
+ 3 SALON honorable mention ribbons in each section (18 altogether)
- Each author can receive only one award in each section.
Closing date: 15.05.2017.
Judging: 25.05. - 05.06.2017.
Report cards: 15.06.2017.
On-line PDF Exhibition Catalog: 15.08.2017. www.photoclubemerald.com
Sending of awards: 15.08.2017.
Electronic Slide Show Program will be shown on a high resolution W6000 Full HD projector in 1920x1080 pix.
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.
Aleksandar Sasic, email@example.com