Internal Competitions

Internal Comp Secretary Steve Albutt email:


Members Internal Competitions

The Internal competition comprises of 6 rounds, two of which are set subjects. An independent judge is assigned to each round. Each round of the competition will have 6 sections as follows: Beginners, Intermediate and Advanced Prints, Beginners, Intermediate and Advanced Projected Digital Images (Pdi) Members can enter up to 3 images in each of the sections to which they are eligible. The judge will be asked to choose a first, second, third place and as many highly commended and commended as they wish in each of the sections. The placed images will have scores assigned for purposes of the league tables as follows: First = 20, Second = 19, Third = 18, Highly Commended = 16, Commended = 15 all other entries will be given 13 points. Only the top two scoring images from each author will be forwarded to the league table. A full copy of the rules is included in your programme or speak to the Internal Competition Secretary.

Round 1- Open

Round 2 - Age

Round 3 - Open

Round 4 - Open

Round 5 - Mono

Round 6 - Inspired by

Panel Competitions 2018

1st Pl – Coal Power – Pip Wheatcroft
2nd Pl – Her Ladyship and Staff – Ralph Duckett
3rd Pl – Bounty Hunters – Pip Wheatcroft
Commended – Shoreline Paddle – Ralph Duckett

1st Pl – Fastened – Sheenagh Crumley
2nd Pl – The Final Battle – Rosemary Mutimer
3rd Pl – Grey Seals Bonding – Rosemary Mutimer 
HC – Knife, Fork, Spoon – Steve Albutt
Commended – Cordoba Cathedral – Stephen Oakes
Commended – Golf Moments – Lorraine Hardy

How to resize your image

How to resize your image ready for Internal Competitions and Exhibition.  Open your image and on the Tool Bar click on Image and then Image size.  Make sure the resample and constrain proportion box is ticked.  Go to pixel dimension area and if image is landscape type 1600 in width box  if  the image is portrait type 1200 in the height box.  The image size will be altered in proportion to the size typed in depending on the size of your original image.  NB Square images can be no bigger than 1200 x 1200.
Convert to sRGB colour profile – go to Edit menu and select convert profile and follow the instructions convert to sRGB.  The file will be the same colour profile as the projector.  Save your work as jpeg and under a new name.
Naming Convention: 1 My Photo     ie 1(space) My Photo
Next Photo:   2 My Next Photo    ie 2 (space) My Next Photo
This is the same for all Internal Competitions and the Member’s Exhibition.

Panel Competition - General Rules

Add Your Heading Text HerePanel Competition – General Rules Up to 3 panels in each section may be entered, but in the event of any restriction on numbers shown entries should be listed in order of preference for each class on the entry form. Only one title per entry is required (work with more than one title will have only one read out on the evening). Titles to be given to the organiser before the competition (see programme for date). There will be no distinction between beginners, intermediate or advanced workers. A trophy will be awarded to the best set in each section and will be presented at the Presentation Evening Dinner. Section 1 – Set of 3 or 4 digital 3 images to fit in 1600 pixels x 1200 pixels using only one projector Section 2 – Set of 3 or 4 prints Prints to be marked with a presentation plan on the back of each print. Sets may be monochrome, colour or a mixture. Prints should be mounted on lightweight boards no larger than 50cm x 40cm