For all competitions, the original image submitted must have been
taken using the photographic process (either digitally or on film) and all
elements must be the sole copyright of the photographer.
image may be entered more than once in any form in the Castle Cameras Cup (all
three rounds), Digital Drain Trophy and John Diffey Trophy.
print mounts may exceed 50cm x 40cm otherwise they will be excluded from
and photographer's name must be written on the back top left of prints
otherwise they will be excluded from judging.
Castle Cameras Cup (Mounted)
Three rounds of print. In
each round, two prints may be entered in the set subject section and one print
in the open section (three prints in total). All entries to count.
N.R. Green Shield - Print of the Year (Mounted)
Two prints selected by
yourself from the current year's competition entries may be entered. Winner
decided on the night by the judge.
Ken Thomas Trophy
Awarded to the member who
achieves the highest non winning score in the Castle Cameras Cup and who has
not previously won this cup and has not won a League Trophy in the last 10
Stella Casserley Cup (Mounted and/or Unmounted Prints)
All members form a ladies
or a gents team. Each team submits thirty prints with each person entering
having at least one print selected.
Projected Digital Image (PDI)
· Maximum size 1400 pixels
(width) x 1050 pixels (height). Images must be submitted in JPG format.
Digital Drain Trophy
Two digital images may be
entered in each section (set subject and open) – four images in total. Winner
being the person obtaining the highest total score.
John Diffey Trophy
Two set subjects and an
open section. One digital image may be entered for each set subject as well as
two images in the open section (four images in total). All entries to count
with the winner being the person obtaining the highest total score over the four
Durrette Cup - PDI of the Year
Two digital images from
the current year's PDI competitions (excluding the PIDDI Cup) may be entered.
Winner decided on the night by the judge.
Three rounds held at the Development
Group meetings. Three digital images may be entered in each round. All entries
to count with the winner being the person obtaining the highest total score
over the three rounds.
Clark Trophy (Development
Group Image of the Year)
Three digital images from the
current year's PIDDI Cup competitions (Development Group) may be entered.
Jack Adamson Trophy
Awarded on the first meeting of each
calendar year for outstanding contribution to the club.
Brian Wadie Close Up and Macro
A personal choice by Brian Wadie of
the Close Up/Macro print or PDI image that most pleases him during the current
Knock Out Competition
A fun competition involving all
members. Members bring a maximum of four prints along on the night and all the
members vote on the prints in pairs. The winning prints proceed through to the
next round until there is a winner.
SAPA stands for the Stour
and Avon Photographic Association and is an affiliation of camera clubs in the
local area. SCPF stands for the Southern Counties Photographic Federation and
is an affiliation of camera clubs in Hampshire, West Sussex, Wiltshire, Surrey
For SAPA and SCPF competitions, entries must not
have been entered in previous SAPA or SCPF competitions.
SAPA League Battle
print and twelve PDIs are chosen by the club selection panel for entries in the
SAPA League Battles (there is a maximum of two prints and two PDIs per
photographer). Members are asked to bring entries in for selection in September
for competing in the current years’ battle. There are two initial rounds in the
SAPA League Battle, one at home and one away. The winning club in the print
section and the winning club in the PDI section proceed through to the SAPA
League Battle finals.
SAPA All vs All Print
will be selected by the club selection panel from the current SAPA League
Battle entries (see above). There is a maximum of one print per photographer.
These will be used as the club entries in the SAPA All vs All Print competition
where the club competes against all the other SAPA clubs. The winner will be
the club with the highest total score.
SAPA All vs All Digital
projected digital images (PDIs) will be selected by the club selection panel
from the images submitted for the PDI competitions. There is a maximum of two
PDIs per photographer. These will be used as the club entries in the SAPA All
vs All Digital competition where the club competes against all the other SAPA
clubs. The winner will be the club with the highest total score.
SAPA Print and PDI of the
and two PDIs will be chosen by the club selection panel from the SAPA League
Battle entries for participation in the SAPA Print and PDI of the year. There
is a maximum of one print and one PDI per photographer.
SCPF Print League
prints will be chosen by the club selection panel for entries in the SCPF Print
League. There is a maximum of two prints per photographer. There are at least 6
clubs in each league and all the images get judged at each club. The position
scores are added up for each club fixture (7 for a win, 6 for second etc) to
give the league winner.
SCPF PDI League
will be chosen by the club selection panel for entries in the SCPF PDI League.
There is a maximum of two PDIs per photographer. There are at least 6 clubs in
each league and all the images get judged at each club. The position scores are
added up for each club fixture (7 for a win, 6 for second etc) to give the
COMPETITION DEFINITIONS FOR 2017/18
Any sport that uses an area, arena or stadium and can also
include the use of a ball or other equipment.
All in a Row:
An image that creates repetition of lines, shape or form
of a number of subjects (row of bottles).
Photograph of street scene that may include or not include
people as the main subject
Shape of forms or objects that
create a pattern. Can be symmetrical or ad hoc.
Image of land or sea that gives
a foreground, mid and background.
A One Word Title beginning with the letter B:
Describing the subject you have
taken e.g. boxing, bluebells, buzzard.