Competition/Subject Definitions

Castle Cameras Cup

INTERNAL COMPETITIONS

 

Print

Maximum size (including mount) 500mm x 400mm. Entries must not have been entered in previous internal main club print or PDI competitions in the current year (the exception is Print of the Year where the entries must have been submitted in one of the internal print competitions during the current year). The photographer's name and the image title must be put clearly on the back in the top left hand corner of all prints in pen.

 

Castle Cameras Cup (Mounted)

Three rounds of two sections in each round. In each round, two prints may be entered in the open section and two prints in the set subject section. All entries to count with the winner being the person obtaining the highest total score over the three rounds.

 

N.R. Green Shield - Print of the Year (Mounted)

Two prints selected by yourself from the current year's competition entries may be entered. Winner decided on the night by the judge.

 

Ken Thomas Trophy

Awarded to the member who achieves the highest non winning score in the Castle Cameras Cup and who has not previously won this cup and has not won a League Trophy in the last 10 years.

 

Stella Casserley Cup (Mounted and/or Unmounted Prints)

All members form a ladies or a gents team each submitting thirty prints per team. Members to bring in prints on the night for team selection. The winners will be the team obtaining the highest total score.

 

Projected Digital Image (PDI)

Maximum size 1400 pixels (width) x 1050 pixels (height). Images must be submitted in JPG format. Entries must not have been entered in previous internal main club PDI or print competitions in the current year (the exception is PDI of the Year where the entries must have been submitted in one of the internal PDI competitions during the current year).

 

Digital Drain Trophy

Two digital images may be entered in each section (set subject and open). Winner being the person obtaining the highest total score.

 

John Diffey Trophy

Two set subjects and an open section. One digital image may be entered for each set subject as well as two images in the open section (four images in total). All entries to count with the winner being the person obtaining the highest total score over the four sections.

 

Durrette Cup - PDI of the Year

Two digital images from the current year's PDI competitions (excluding the PIDDI Cup) may be entered. Winner decided on the night by the judge.

 

PIDDI Cup (Digital Group)

Three rounds held at the Digital Group meetings. Three digital images may be entered in each round. All entries to count with the winner being the person obtaining the highest total score over the three rounds.

 

Clark Trophy (Digital Group Image of the Year)

Three digital images from the current year's PIDDI Cup competitions (Digital Group) may be entered.

 

General

 

Jack Adamson Trophy

Awarded on the first meeting of each calendar year for outstanding contribution to the club.

 

Brian Wadie Close Up and Macro Trophy

A personal choice by Brian Wadie of the Close Up/Macro print or PDI image that most pleases him during the current year.

 

Fun

 

Knock Out Competition

A fun competition involving all members. Members bring a maximum of four prints along on the night and all the members vote on the prints in pairs. The winning prints proceed through to the next round until there is a winne.

 

 


 

EXTERNAL COMPETITIONS

SAPA stands for the Stour and Avon Photographic Association and is an affiliation of camera clubs in the local area. SCPF stands for the Southern Counties Photographic Federation and is an affiliation of camera clubs in Hampshire, West Sussex, Wiltshire, Surrey and Dorset.

For SAPA and SCPF competitions, entries must not have been entered in previous SAPA or SCPF competitions.

 

SAPA League Battle

Twelve print and twelve PDIs are chosen by the club selection panel for entries in the SAPA League Battles (there is a maximum of two prints and two PDIs per photographer). Members are asked to bring entries in for selection in September for competing in the current years’ battle. There are two initial rounds in the SAPA League Battle, one at home and one away. The winning club in the print section and the winning club in the PDI section proceed through to the SAPA League Battle finals.

 

SAPA All vs All Print Competition

Six prints will be selected by the club selection panel from the current SAPA League Battle entries (see above). There is a maximum of one print per photographer. These will be used as the club entries in the SAPA All vs All Print competition where the club competes against all the other SAPA clubs. The winner will be the club with the highest total score.

 

SAPA All vs All Digital Competition

Eight projected digital images (PDIs) will be selected by the club selection panel from the images submitted for the PDI competitions. There is a maximum of two PDIs per photographer. These will be used as the club entries in the SAPA All vs All Digital competition where the club competes against all the other SAPA clubs. The winner will be the club with the highest total score.

 

SAPA Print and PDI of the Year

Two prints and two PDIs will be chosen by the club selection panel from the SAPA League Battle entries for participation in the SAPA Print and PDI of the year. There is a maximum of one print and one PDI per photographer.

 

SCPF PDI League

Eight PDIs will be chosen by the club selection panel for entries in the SCPF PDI League. There is a maximum of two PDIs per photographer. There are at least 6 clubs in each league and all the images get judged at each club. The position scores are added up for each club fixture (7 for a win, 6 for second etc) to give the league winner.

 

 

 

 

COMPETITION DEFINITIONS FOR 2016/17

 

John Diffey

 

Fetes, Fairs & Festivals:

Depict the subject of people, rides, lighting or atmosphere of such an event

Monochrome:

Black and white work that ranges from the very dark grey (black) to the very clear grey (white) with the various shades of grey in between.

 

 

Castle Cameras

 

Boscombe:

Show the people, culture or architecture of being in Boscombe

Portraits:

Person or a group of people in colour or black & white

Churches:

Any religious building or structure taken internally or externally

 

 

Digital Drain

 

A Four Letter Title:

Describing the subject you have taken e.g. goat, dark, home, duck