Image Competition

NCPP Rules for Pro­jected Sub­mis­sion in Image Comp: 2/5/2014
Mem­bers (cur­rent with 2014 dues) and vis­i­tors pay­ing guest fee may enter.

Scroll down to bot­tom for video on how to pre­pare your images.

Click here for video on how to pre­pare your images and full details.

2014  new way of enjoy­ing NCPP image competition!

1-Images will now be pro­jected on the big screen for all to enjoy; judges will see them on the monitor.

2–FOUR images per month, $10 per image, must be received and paid for (Pay­Pal) by the Tues­day prior to the meet­ing by Mid­night.  Images will be accepted after this time at $15 per image.

3-Categories are Por­trait, Elec­tronic Imag­ing, Events, and Illustrative

4-Entries must be received in cor­rect for­mat and cor­rectly sized at 3.5MB or smaller to qual­ify for the  $10 per image entry fee.

Pro­jected Sub­mis­sion Spec­i­fi­ca­tions. (this for­mat fits within the PPA rules ; label­ing is spe­cific to NCPP ):

1. Files must be sized 4000 x 2200 pix­els @ 200ppi. Each file must con­tain an embed­ded color pro­file of either sRGB or Adobe RGB1998 and be saved at a JPEG qual­ity set­ting of 10. Total file size should not exceed 3.5 (3 1/2) MB.
Link to JPG can­vas: http://www.ncpponline.org/PRINTCOMP/4000x2200x200-NCPP.jpg

2. Images in the Elec­tronic Imag­ing cat­e­gory  shall include any sub­ject and are encour­aged to have guide images if the art­work done is not apparent.  If an entry includes guide images, they must be included on the sub­mit­ted dig­i­tal canvas .

3. Files are to be named, Member’s first name_ last name_Category_Image_Title. (use_for spaces). Example file name: Bill_Jones_Illustrative_Mount_Diablo_Sunset.

4. Images must be emailed to lilydong888@gmail.com no later than the TUESDAY prior to the Thurs­day meet­ing, at Mid­night to be qual­ify for the $10 entry fee.

5. Entry fee of $10.00 per image must be paid via Pay Pal no later than the TUESDAY prior to the Thurs­day meet­ing, by Mid­night to be qual­i­fied for the $10 entry fee.

6. Late entries after Tues­day Mid­night or Walk-ins accepted (on zip drive) at the door $15 per each image. Walk-ins closed at 6:50pm sharp before the meeting.

See this link on the NCPP web­site for more information.

/competition/image-competition-rules/
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Instruc­tions on how to enter here

NCPP has two types of com­pe­ti­tion 1) Pro­jected Image and 2) Prints for Peo­ple Choice.
• All images com­pete for the same 3 places, Best of Show, 2nd and 3rd.
• For Pro­jected Image we use a lap­top for the pro­jec­tion of images, and  mon­i­tor for the judges view­ing.
• Mem­ber can enter a total of four images per com­pe­ti­tion.
•A pro­jected image may be re-entered  if the image did not score a min­i­mum of an 80. The image may be re-worked and re-entered in the same cat­e­gory in which it was orig­i­nally entered. If it scored an 80 or above it is con­sid­ered retired and can­not be re-entered.
• People’s Choice is dis­play­ing an image ready to hand to the cus­tomer and voted on by NCPP mem­bers. No Pro­jected entries for People’s Choice.

Pro­jected Sub­mis­sion Spec­i­fi­ca­tions. (this size fits within the PPA rules, except PPA requires your PPA# not your name in the file name):
1. Files must be sized 4000 x 2200 pix­els (20″ x 11″ at 200ppi). Each file must con­tain an embed­ded color pro­file of either sRGB or Adobe RGB1998 and be saved at a JPEG qual­ity set­ting of 10. Total file size should not exceed 3.5 (3 1/2) MB.
1a. Down­load this jpeg and use it for your can­vas Right click and Save AS (Then drag your image onto it, It is the cor­rect size and color space).
2. Files are to be named, Member’s first and last name_Category_Image_Title. (use_for spaces).
3. Exam­ple file name: Bill_Jones_Mount_Illustrative_Diablo_Sunset.
4. Images must be emailed to 2nd Vice Pres­i­dent no later than the TUESDAY MIDNIGHT prior to the Thurs­day meet­ing, at Mid­night to be qual­ify for the $10 entry fee..
5. Entry fee of $10.00 per image must be paid via Pay Pal no later than the TUESDAY MIDNIGHT prior to the Thurs­day meeting, by Mid­night to be qual­ify for the $10 entry fee.
6.
Late entries after Tues­day Mid­night or Walk-ins accepted (on zip drive) at the door $10 per each image. 
7. Exam­ple image siz­ing vari­a­tions avail­able for down­load or view­ing.CLICK HERE

Pay via Pay­Pal then email your images lilydong888@gmail.com

 

Pro­jected Images Com­pe­ti­tion if paid by TUESDAY Mid­night $10 per images.

After Tues­day Mid­night or Walk-ins Pro­jected Images day of meet­ing $15 each cash at the door!  


Image Com­petion
Sub­mis­sions




How to video: Prep­ping images in Pho­to­shop for NCPP Pro­jected Image Com­pe­ti­tion:
by Wayne Miller

How to video: Prep­ping images in Light­room for NCPP Pro­jected Image Com­pe­ti­tion:
by Wayne Miller

Down­load sam­ple Images:

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