Competition themes 2017 – 2018

ThemeHand in dateJudging dateJudge
Off the wall13th September 201727th September 2017Bill Preston CPAGB ARPS BPE*5
Animals11th October 2017 25th October 2017John Bell LRPS, DPAGB, AWPF, BPE*3
'scapes15th November 2017 29th November 2017Phil Chadwick DPAGB AFIAP AWPF BPE*4
Open10th January 201824th January 2018Bob Dennis CPAGB APAGB AFIAP BPE*4
Square monochrome7th February 201821st February 2018Susan Clarke LRPS, CPAGB, AWPF
Porfolio14th March 201828th March 2018Kevin Hirst LRPS CPAGB

 

Off the wall

This subject includes any image taken whilst your feet were on the city walls of Chester.  Use your creativity to come up with interesting images, day time, evening, sunrise, sunset… the choice is yours.
This competition is open to both colour and monochrome images.
This competition is in 2 sections, digital images and printed images. Each member may submit 3 images into each section. 

 

Animals

Images must depict a living animal or animals from the animal kingdom.  For the purpose of this competition take it than animals include domestic pets, wild animals, zoo/safari park animals, birds, reptiles, insects, butterflies and arachnids.
This competition is open to both colour and monochrome images.
This competition is in 2 sections, digital images and printed images. Each member may submit 3 images into each section. 

 

‘Scapes

Landscape, cityscape or seascape.  Countryside, seaside or urban  the choice is yours.  
This competition is open to both colour and monochrome images.
This competition is in 2 sections, digital images and printed images. Each member may submit 3 images into each section. 

 

Open

The subject for this competition is wide open. The subject can be any subject matter you wish, be as creative as you like, no restrictions to this one!
This competition is open to both colour and monochrome images.
This competition is in 2 sections, digital images and printed images. Each member may submit 3 images into each section. 

 

Square format monochrome

The subject  matter of this competition is wide open, point your camera at any subject you like but throw the rules of composition out of the window as images must be presented to for judging in a square format.  All sides of the image to be equal in length and all corners to be 90 degrees.
This competition is open to monochrome images only
This competition is in 2 sections, digital images and printed images. Each member may submit 3 images into each section. 

 

Portfolio competition (photographer of the year)

All images in this competition will be made up any 5 of your favourite images from the previous 5 competitions this season. Whether you choose to pick your highest scoring images or your favourite images is entirely up to you. They must be presented precisely as they were presented in the previous rounds
This competition is in 2 sections, digital images and printed images. Each member  must submit 5 images into either or both sections.