2021-2 Competition Subjects & Guidelines

  • Portrait

Portrait is an artistic representation of a person or persons in which the face

and its expression is predominant. The intent is to display the likeness,

personality and mood of the person. The portrait may be formal or informal,

indoors or outdoors, natural or artificial light. Glamour and nude photography

is eligible providing it is tasteful and artistic – decision of suitability rests with

the Competition Secretary. Ensure that the background is only included if it

compliments the subject.

  • Landscape

An expanse of scenery that can be seen in a single view. We would like you

to produce a photographic image that captures the spirit of the outdoors. An

area of land * wild, cultivated, or even industrial it’s up to you.

  • Flora

Flora includes all plant life in or away from its environment, The plant or flower

itself must be the focus of your image * any animals, insects or other ohjects

should only be peripheral if included as an essential part of the plant’s

environment. You may also decide to zoom in on a small detail of the plant.

  • Macro

Macro photography is extreme close-up photography usually of very small

subjects and living organisms like inseets, in which the size of the subject in

the photograph is greater than life-size. The more unusual the better.

  • Fauna

Fauna covers all animals including birds, fish, insects and other organisms

wherever & however you may find them i.e. in the wild, in captivity or

domesticated. Try to illustrate the habitats & habits as well as the beauty of

the creature.

  • POTY {Photogropher of the Yeor}

All the 1st & 2nd placed images from Prints and DPI sections of the internal

competitions of the past year are to be independently judged to ascertain the

best Printed image, the best DPI image and finally the best overall image.

  •  lndustrial Landscape

Although lndustrial Landscapes can be part of general landscape

photography, we would like you to focus on using buildings and other man.

made struetures compositionally in the same way landscape photographers

use trees and hills. \tVind farms, harbours, cement works, power stations,

quarries, pylons and building sites are just a few of the industrial landscapes

you can photograph.

  • Street Life

Life as lived by ordinary people in urban streets. We would like you to produce

a photographic image of people going about their day to day business in the

streets of a city, town or village.

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