Our monthly competitions provide members an opportunity to get feedback on their photographs by experienced judges to further explore their skills.
CREDIT: Sonja Grunbauer
Welcome to CTPS competitions. Our monthly competitions take place on the first Wednesday of the month at 7 PM in St Stephens Church Hall, Pinelands. We have a print section and a projected digital image (PDI) section and you may enter up to three images. You may enter up to three prints but a maximum of two can be entered as digital images (PDI). There is a Set subject, which changes monthly, and an Open section in each and you may enter in either or both. Please read the “competition rules” in the file on the bottom of this page.
Your PDIs and digital copies of your print images must be entered via PhotoVaultOnline.com. Maximum size is 1920 x 1080 pixels and either the height must be 1080 pixels or the width must be 1920 pixels. The file size may not be more than 2 MB. Please see the documents below for help in registering on Photovault and uploading your images.
MONTH SET SUBJECT COMPETITION DATE ENTRY DATE
August 2020 BAD WEATHER
Your images can depict all forms of bad weather such as rain, hail, sleet and snow, high winds and heavy seas (tornadoes, hurricanes, bad storms). Emphasize the drama.
5 August 19 July
September 2020 LOW KEY PHOTOGRAPHY, MONOCHROME ONLY
A low-key image is one that contains predominantly dark tones. Like high key images, low key photography conveys atmosphere and mood. Where a high-key image feels airy and light, a low-key one is usually dramatic and full of mystery. Shoot this in monochrome only.
2 September 19 August
October 2020 ENVIRONMENTAL PORTRAITS
An environmental portrait is a portrait executed in the subject’s usual environment, such as in their home or workplace, and typically illuminates the subject’s life and surroundings.
7 October 30 September
November 2020 SQUARE FORMAT
Compose for the square format. It is not as simple as it sounds. There is no restriction on content but the image should be well balanced. It could be a Macro image.
4 November 28 October
December 2020 STORY TELLING TRIPTYCH
Create a triptych in which you tell a story.
2 December 25 November
Download files to help you with your entries:
Rankings and advancement.
Login to PhotoVaultOnline.com You can check on your ranking status and advancement by clicking on the My Clubs/My Advancement tab. Once your ranking changes please change your ranking status (club star rating) on the My Details tab. Please keep your personal details, contacts, etc., up to date by clicking on the My Details tab.
MONTHLY COMPETITION RESULTS. Click here to download the latest results as well as from previous competitions.
CURRENT MEMBERSHIP AND RANKINGS. Click here to download the file.