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Open For Voting June 2022 – Online Projected Image Contest

Schedule

To enter or vote for Theme Images, go to the June Theme Contest page

To enter or vote for Division Images, go to June Division Contest page

May14-21 Open for Entries
May 22-28 Voting and Judging
June 1 – Zoom meeting

Assigned Topic – Theme

June 2022 – Online Projected Image Contest

Schedule

May14-21 Open for Entries
May 22-28 Voting and Judging
June 1 – Zoom meeting

To enter or vote for Theme Images, go to the June Theme Contest page

To enter or vote for Division Images, go to the June Division Contest page

Assigned Topic – Theme

Submitting Images

  • Each TPS Projection competition comprises two categories
    • Theme ( also called Assigned Topic ) is for 1 or 2 images per person that illustrate the theme for the month.
      A main purpose of “Assigned Topic” competition is to nudge photographers out of their comfort zone.
    • Division images are unrestricted — Show your stuff! —
      maximum of 2 images per person; 1 image may be designated “For Comment”.
  • Submission –
    • Max size 1.5 MB
    • Max width 1920 pixels, max height 1080 pixels
    • sRGB color space
    • File Naming — Your Name#Category# Image Title.jpg
      for example Joe Smith#Comment#White Daisy.jpg
      Joe Smith##No Comment#Red Tulip.jpg

Scoring

General Guideline —

Composition (2 points) + Technique (2 Points) + Impact (1 point).
See more about these at Judging Guidelines

How to Assign Stars — click the + sign for guidelines >>>

Excellent – 5 stars. “Knocks your socks off!” Outstanding composition, Tells a complete story or creates a mood for the viewer, High Impact to the viewer. No Major weaknesses

Very Good -4 stars. Technically correct, Good composition, tells a story or creates a mood, impacts the viewer at first sight, has only one major weakness and one minor weakness.

Good ( 3 stars). Typical image quality of the club, good color for the subject and background, good pictorial treatment, technically correct, may have up to two major weaknesses.

Average (2 stars). Average as far as the general public is concerned, little impact or imagination, Does not meet TPS acceptance criteria, may have up to three major weaknesses.

Fair (1 star). A snapshot type of picture that needs improvement. The score of 6 is rarely given.

Results – December 2021 Print Division

Creative Lights #178 by Doug Hall

The December meeting of the Tacoma Photographic Society Print Division was held at the Waller Road Grange Hall on Thursday, December 16, 2021
The Competition was held with thirteen people in attendance.

Competition Summary

Total Prints Entered36
DivisionAssigned Topic
Prints by Division191
Allowed Votes4No Contest
First Place1
Second Place2
Third Place 1
Honorable Mention4
Prints For Comment10
Prints Not For Comment9

Congratulations to our Division, placing competitors:

PlaceTitleMember
1st PlaceMemoriesMaria DeKoker
2nd PlaceDuck PondBud Harris
2nd PlaceNeglectedMaria DeKoker
3rd PlaceBreak in the StormBruce Severeid
HMPioneer VillageKathy Admire
HMGreat Grey OwlBruce Benson
HMCreative Lights #178Doug Hall
HMMouse on a PalmDave Scott

Member Scores

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Review – December 2021 Projection Division

Competition Summary

Total Images Entered22
DivisionAssigned Topic
Images by Division202
First Place2Not Enough Competitors
Second Place2Not Enough Competitors
Third Place 2Not Enough Competitors
Honorable Mention3Not Enough Competitors
Images For Comment8
Images Not For Comment12

Assigned Topic: Choice

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