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THE NEW SEASON WITH COVID-19
Until further notice, all meetings will be held remotely via Zoom. If you have never participated in a Zoom meeting before, please contact ALAN GOULD for information on how to join in.
For all the latest news, please visit our FACEBOOK PAGE.


Send all digital entries to Alan CompRMPC@gmail.com


Please note that competitions may be subject to changes of date and judge.


NOTE ABOUT THE CLUB TROPHIES:
Due to the ongoing Covid-19 situation, the club trophies will be engraved at the end of this season with last season’s winners as well as this season’s winners.
They will presented to all winners when it is possible to organise this evening.



Naming & Sizing

See our NAMING & SIZING page for how to prepare and name your prints and digital images.

General Information & Rules


Below are some general competition rules but see COMPETITION RULES for detailed information.

For All Competitions


Digital Images

All digital images must be 1400px x 1050px.
Please email all correctly named and sized digital entries to CompRMPC@gmail.com To ensure that images remain at the size that you have prepared them, put all images inside a folder and compress (zip up) before emailing. Remember to include your name, Member No. and whether you are in the A or B Group (if relevant).
Please clearly state which competition your images are for to ensure that they are entered into the correct one.

Prints

The title, your Member No. and whether you are in the A or B Group (if relevant) should be clearly written on the BACK of the print and handed to Audrey Weekes, the Prints Secretary, by the specified date.
If you know you will not be able to come to the club on the specified hand-in date, all entries can be handed-in earlier as long as they are clearly marked which competition(s) they are for.

Hand In Date

Unless specified, all entries should be handed in 2 weeks or more before a competition.


Audio Visual Competition Rules

Please note that the KCPA has changed some of the rules for entries into the KCPA Audio Visual Competition. We are not changing our current rules until we can can successfully project the new size.
If you are planning on entering the KCPA Audio Visual Competition, please visit www.kcpa.co.uk/the-kcpa-audio-visual-competition/ for full details of the new size and what other formats are now allowed.





Competitions 2020 - 2021


Entries in: Thurs 10th September 2020 or asap
Competition: Thurs 17th September 2020

Best Summer Shot Competition

Judged by Members

Up to 3 of your best Summer digital files - 1400px x 1050px
Send to Alan CompRMPC@gmail.com


Entries in: Thurs 17th September 2020
Competition: Thurs 1st October 2020

Transport Competition

Judged by Andrew Payton

A set subject of any type of transport whatever.
Up to 3 x Digital images per person for the trophy.


Entries in: Thurs 1st October 2020
Competition: Thurs 15th October 2020

Ist Club Qualifying Competition

Judged by Paul Parkinson

A & B Groups: 3 x Digital images
- a league competition for the club trophies


Entries in: Thurs 15th October 2020
Competition: Thurs 29th October 2020

The Tom & Paddy Elleman Memorial Competition

Judged by Sharon Bryant

Set Subject: FLOWERS
Up to 3 x Digital images per person for the trophy.


Entries in: Thurs 29th October 2020
Competition: Thurs 12th November 2020

Portrait Competition

Judged by Viv Gill

Face and figures of the live human form only.
3 Digital images for the trophy.


Entries in: Thurs 12th November 2020
Competition: Thurs 26th November 2020

2nd Club Qualifying Competition

Judged by Kirsty Ralphs

A & B Groups: 3 x Digital images
- a league competition for the club trophies


Entries in: Thurs 26th October 2020
Competition: Thurs 10th December 2020

Christmas Cards

Judged by Club Members

For this year, up to 3 Christmas Digital images.


Entries in: asap
Competition: Thurs 7th January 2021

Best Autumn / Winter Shot Competition

Judged by Members

3 seasonal images of Autumn or Winter as digital files - 1400px x 1050px
Send to Alan CompRMPC@gmail.com


Entries in by : Thurs 21st January 2021
Competition: Thurs 21st January 2021

3rd Club Qualifying Competition

Judged by Chris Shore FRPS MPAGB EFIAP BPE3*

3 x Digital Images for the A and B Groups.
A league competition for the club trophies.


Entries in: Thurs 4th February 2021
Competition: Thurs 18th February 2021

Monochrome Competition

Judged by Colin Brownett

3 Monochrome images of any subject for the trophy


Entries in: Thurs 18th February 2021
Competition: Thurs 4th March 2021

4th Club Qualifying Competition
- Set Subject: Glass

Judged by Simon Collins

3 x Digital Images for the A and B Groups.


Entries in: Thurs 4th March 2021
Competition: Thurs 18th March 2021

Smart Phone Competition

Judged by Helen Taylor ARPS DPAGB BPE3*

Images taken with the one camera you always have with you, your smartphone. Enter up to 3 x Digital images.
AND

NEW Triptych Competition

Judged by Helen Taylor ARPS DPAGB BPE3*

A digital Triptych consists of 3 separate, but related, images presented together on a single jpg.
For some examples and ideas, please visit the link below.
www.thephotoargus.com/triptych-photography-examples-and-ideas/
Enter up to 3 Digital Triptychs.


Entries in: Thurs 18th March 2021
Competition: Thurs 1st April 2021

St Mary’s Bay Trophy
- Set Subject: Kent

Judged by Gareth Martin

Up to 3 x Digital images for the trophy.
Landscape, Seascape, Urbanscape - must all be taken locally in Kent.


Entries in: Thurs 1st April 2021
Competition: Thurs 15th April 2021

5th Club Qualifying Competition

Judged by Anne Sutcliffe - Solihull CC

3 x Digital Images for the A and B Groups.
- the final league competition to decide the winners!


Entries in: Thurs 15th April 2021
Competition: Thurs 29th April 2021

The Bill Wearing Memorial Competition

Judged by Club Members

Enter up to 3 Digital pictures in each subject:
• Close-up / Table Top
• Sport
• Natural History
• Local History
- Romney Marsh only ...SEE COMPETITION RULES
Club awards for the winners of each section and a trophy for the overall winner.