Tuesday - September 2nd, 2014
Meeting begins at 7:00 pm
NOTICE: Some members meet for a pre-meeting snack at Yesterday’s in Five Points at 5:00 p.m.
Show'N'tell theme for this month: No Show-n-Tell due to the contest
This month's club meeting will feature: “ANYTHING GOES” PRINT CONTEST"
Prints will be judged on entire presentation, including framing and matting. Two photographs per member. Minimum requirements: An 8x10 or larger framed print with or without matting. Hooks or wires not required for this contest. [This contest is timed to coincide with State Fair entry if you wish. Check with scstatefair.org for contest rules and requirements.]
Thanks in no small measure to the leadership team of Columbia Camera Club, the State Fair competition judging has changed! The long-standing disappointment with judging and display is mollified as we now peer over a new horizon!
NEW IN 2014 - PHOTOGRAPHY will be classified as Photography - Novice in Amateur Division and as Photography - Advanced in Professional Division. The Photography entries will be judged by three (3) judges whose expertise is in photography.The definitions of terms used, Novice and Advanced, follow:
AMATEUR DIVISION: PHOTOGRAPHY - NOVICE - Definition: An aspiring photographer who meets all of the following: Has 3 years or less photographic experienceHas never won an award in any previous photo contestHas not received compensation from any photography pursuits or the sale of an image
PROFESSIONAL DIVISION: PHOTOGRAPHY - ADVANCED - Definition: A photographer who meets One or More of the following: Has more than 3 years experienceMay have received compensation for imagesHas won in any previous contestDoes not meet the criteria for the “Novice” Division
PHOTOGRAPHY JUDGING CRITERIA: Impact • Composition • Creativity • Technical Aspects • PresentationThe criteria will be judged on a numerical scale to be determined by judges at time of judging.
FUTURE SHOW’N’TELL THEMES 2014: [Up to 7 images per member]
Note: Bring files on a flash drive in a sub-folder with your name as the folder name, files resized to 2500 pixels on longest side.
2014 PHOTOGRAPHY CONTESTS FOR MEMBERS: