OCTOBER/NOVEMBER 2016 BONUS CHALLENGE
This monthly BONUS photo challenge is "AUTUMN."
Use your imagination.... get creative and see what you can come up with for this one as long as it can relate to "Autumn" and taken during the month of October/November 2016. The images must be autumn themed, but need not only be of changing leaves. Submit a photo of what you think autumn is. What makes you feel like fall, what are your favorite parts, etc.
What is the Capture San Antonio Photography Challenge?
Every month, a new theme will be posted to enrich our skills as photographers, regardless of level of experience. Whether you are wanting to get out and just take more pictures, or create images to improve your photography skills, this opportunity provides rewarding challenges to improve our overall technique.
If you do not feel challenged, think outside the box. There will be limited or no explanation about the assigned theme. This creates the fun challenge of coming up with our individual interpretation of the current theme.
This is all about being creative and having lots of fun. This will challenge you personally to go out and find something to creatively capture through your lens.
CSAP Monthly Challenges
All paid members are eligible to enter monthly challenges. The member must be the creator of the image submitted for the monthly or bonus challenge.
The subject for each monthly challenge is either open or a special topic. Occasionally, a bonus challenge may be posted by the group organizer. A member may enter a maximum number of one image per monthly challenge or bonus challenge. A member may not submit the same image in any subsequent challenge.
You can only post images after the event's start time, which is generally after 12 A.M. (midnight) on the last day of each month. All submissions must be posted no later than 11:59 P.M. You are encouraged to comment on each other's photos with positive appreciation for their work. Often times, we wonder what type of camera and lens was used, and if any post-processing was applied. Therefore, please include this information as we learn together. The photo must be taken during the month listed on the theme's event page.
This is meant to be fun…there is no formal gathering for this event. It is another opportunity for us to get out and get creative with our cameras between other meetup events.
Remember... a photograph tells a story... what is yours?
Judging and Awards:
The group organizer will select a qualified photographer from outside CSAP to judge entries. The monthly judge will be asked to evaluate images based on impact, composition and technical merit. The top three scores will be awarded a “Monthly Challenge” award at the following general membership meeting. In the case of a bonus challenge, the top score will be awarded the "Bonus Challenge" award.
End of the Year Photography Challenge Competition:
Monthly and bonus photo challenge winners will be eligible for the end of the year photography challenge awards. Eligible images are submitted for judging and a first, second, and third place award will be presented. All eligible images will be critiqued and a digital audio file will be e-mailed to the maker after the winners are announced.
• Members must be current on membership dues to maintain eligibility for monthly, end of year, and bonus competitions.
• A high resolution (min. 240dpi) digital copy of your image must be uploaded to the respective photo album on the CSAP website prior the challenge end date/time. This is the last day of the month (12:01 A.M. to 11:59 P.M.) unless otherwise specified by the group organizer.
• Only one image per challenge can be submitted. If more than one image is submitted, only the first image will be considered for competition. Images may not be entered in a subsequent competition.
• Watermarks or any printing on the image that would identify the maker is prohibited.
Any entry not following the rules may be disqualified by the group organizer.