Competition Rules

Current Open Competitions can be found at the Competition Website. New members will need to obtain access. Inquire with webmaster for assistance.

There are five categories: Nature, Travel, Journalism, Pictorial, and Creative.

Nature: for specifically defined Nature subjects

Travel: portray a land, its distinctive features, or culture

Journalism: for informative content and emotional impact

Creative: for imaginative images, including departure from reality

Pictorial: for photography as an art form, includes a wide range of subjects and styles

There is also a non-competitive category. Categories alternate, see calendar.


The 2016 Complete Competition Rules:

Brief Category Descriptions Only:


Members may enter up to three entries per month. Competitions are held the second Thursday of each month, entry deadline is the previous Friday at 11:59 p.m.

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