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Competition Rules


When you join the Society you are given your own competition number which is prefixed by an A or B depending on which section you are put in by the Committee.


When submitting your Prints or DPIs (Digital Projected Images) please make sure your name or any other form of identification is not present for the judge to see.


Past winning entries should not be submitted in any future internal competitions.


An entry form must be filled in for each competition clearly marking your competition number, the competition name and number and the title of each image. You can download the entry form by clicking HERE. (Word or PDF)


Hawarden Photographic Society reserves the right to reject any image which does not meet the entry criteria or if it is deemed offensive to members or the wider public audience.

In the event of dispute, problem or query about the interpretation and implementation of these rules it shall be the responsibility of the competition secretary, or, on appeal, our committee.


Prints(Not During Covid-19 Restrictions) Each member is allowed up to 5 prints per competition, They must be mounted on a suitable material no greater than 50cm x 40cm in size.


DPIs (Digital Projected Images)

Each member is allowed 4 digital images per competition, they must be re-sized to 1600 pixels x 1200 pixels or less for projection and be no more than 3 megabytes in size.


Landscape images should be no more than 1600 pixels wide and 1200 pixels high, portraits should be no more than 1200 pixels high.


If you have any problems re-sizing your images please refer to this guide (Word or PDF) or ask one of our experienced members to help.


A guide to preparing DPIs for competitions using various software can also be found HERE. Thanks to Terry Hewitt & Tony Arnold of Stockport Photographic Society.



 

Internal Competitions During

Covid-19 Restrictions


Description

Last Date for Entries

Top 5

Scores

Photography at Home

Judged by our friend

 Gareth Môn

27-Apr-20

Paul

Temple

Watching You

Kevin Thomas

Love Spoons

Ram Patel

The Tit & Squirrel

Tony Young

Bluebells

Marie Cook

Bling

Lockdown Competition 3

Open

To be judged by our very own

Sam Oldfield.


Please send to Sam at hpsselection@gmail.com by the

31st May at the latest.


31-May-20

Tony Young

Daisy

Susan Jones

Dandelion

Seedhead

Mike Dyment

Harmony

Marie Cooke

Floral Trio

Mike Dyment

Drenched

Lockdown Competition 4

OPEN - JUNE PAST AND PRESENT

Judge:

Sue Jones


This time, we’re asking for 3 DPIs taken in June – but there is one rule! Every entry MUST have at least one image taken in June 2020, with your choice of any year to complete your set of 3.


Please resize entries to 1200 high by 1600 wide max.

to sue.joneshps@gmail.com



30-Jun-20

Bill Young

Ball and Mirror

(Judge's Favourite)

Sam Oldfield

Beauty is in the Eye of the Beholder

Mike Dyment

Going Under

Ram Patel

Isolation - Not! Just Resting

Jim Cooke

Sundown Over Dee Estuary

Full Results

(Word, PDF)

Lockdown Competition 5

OPEN - BROADEN YOUR HORIZONS


For our competition this month, we would like you to again submit 3 x DPIs, but this time, we want to take everyone out of their comfort zone just a little. So, we're asking for:


1 x motion/movement

1 x macro/close up

(you don't need a macro lens)

1 x landscape


Closing date is midnight on Friday 31st July


Please submit your entries to Sue at:  sue.joneshps@gmail.com

31-Jul-20



Internal Competition Results

2019/2020 Season

Competition

Section A

Section A

Section B

Section B

OPEN

Prints

DPIs

Prints

DPIs

Highest

Scoring

Images

Sam Oldfield

Family

Tony Young

Windows

Pete Morgan

Hidden Gem

David Pratt

Mist on the Rhine

Mike Dyment

No Smoking

Sandra Parker

Morning Glow

Bill Young

Here Be Dragons

David French

Don't Mess With Me

Mike Dyment

Highland Stag

Fred Snowden

Boathouse 1600

Bill Young

Anglesey Art

David Pratt

Alpine Church

Kelvin Davis

Calm Before the Storm

Karen Murphy

Out in all Weathers

Results

Excel or PDF

Excel or PDF

Excel or PDF

Excel or PDF

SPORTS

ACTION

Prints

DPIs

Prints

DPIs

Highest

Scoring

Images

Mike Dyment

In Line

Sam Oldfield

Steaming on the Ropes

Mike Dyment

Flat Out


Ken Parker

Watch Me Go

Mike Dyment

Odds On

Mike Dyment

Bully Off

Mike Dyment

Good Luck


Keith Tunstall

The Chase is on

Fed Snowden

Final Lap

Geoff Pope

Wakeboarding


David French

Skytrain at Work

Results

Excel or PDF

Excel or PDF

Excel or PDF

Excel or PDF

OPEN

Prints

DPIs

Prints

DPIs

Highest

Scoring

Images


Sam Oldfield

Street Life in Makati

Sam Oldfield

Three's Company

Going Underground

Bill Young

Fairground Attraction

Marie Cooke

White Flower

Sam Oldfield

Cool Head Gear

Sam Oldfield

Checkmate

David Kay

Reflections on a Wet June

Jim Cooke

Sundown at Perch Rock

Sam Oldfield

Apparition

Mike Dyment

Sorceress

Andy Forshaw

Samburu Ladies

Bill Young

Spooks

Jim Cooke

The Fairy Glen

David French

Alaskan Grizzly

Results

Excel or PDF

Excel or PDF

Excel or PDF

Excel or PDF

HAPPINESS

Prints

DPIs

Prints

DPIs

Highest

Scoring

Images


Mike Dyment

Jitterbug

Andy Forshaw

Pure Happiness

Dave Kay

I'm Happy to Greet You

David Pratt

Bubble Catchers

Mike Dyment

Say Cheese

Andy Forshaw

My Favourite Cake

A Pyramid of Happiness

The Joy of Youth

Tony Young

Have You Heard the One About...

Mike Dyment

On Top of the World


David Pratt

Sharing a Joke

Mike Dyment

Happy Together

Fred Snowden

I've Passed

Tony Young

Renewed Vows

Smilie Wylie

Ray Sullivan

Archie

Sam Oldfield

Down with the Kids

Tony Young

Happiest Day


Marie Cooke

Happy Birthday Mum

Results

Excel or PDF

Excel or PDF

Excel or PDF

Excel or PDF

OPEN

Prints

DPIs

Prints

DPIs

Highest

Scoring

Images


Mike Dyment

Goodbye Mr Bond

Sam Oldfield

Stake Nets Solway Coast

Jim Cooke

High Tide at Perch Rock

Jim Cooke

Sunrise Llyn Nantlle

Fred Snowden

Lesotho Maiden

Ram Patel

Dusty Work

Jim Cooke

Snowden

The Boat House

Bill Young

The Wanderer

Marie Cooke

Fly on Poppy Bud

Fred Snowden

Fjord

Ram Patel

Green Bee Catcher

Bill Young

Charlie

Jim Cooke

Daybreak Llyn Nantlle

Land's End

Marie Cooke

Pretty in Pink

Wool on Wire

Jim Cooke

Leading to Point Of Air

What's Left of the Groynes

Results

Excel or PDF

Excel or PDF

Excel or PDF

Excel or PDF

FLIGHT

Prints

DPIs

Prints

DPIs

Highest

Scoring

Images

Andy Forshaw

Down at the Skate Park

Home For Tea

Fred Snowden

Turning Finals


David French

Last Flight of the Day

Fred Snowden

Spitfire Over the Dee Estuary

Geoff Pope

Red Arrows


David Pratt

Recycle Your Local Lighthouse

Mike Dyment

Low Swoop

Kevin Thomas

Two Bridges


Marie Cooke

Above Kynance Cove


Ram Patel

Spread Your Arms To Fly




Sam Oldfield

Come Fly With Me



Results

Word or PDF

Word or PDF

Word or PDF

Word or PDF

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