Welcome to the APS Member groups entry portal

This site is for members of groups within the Australian Photographic Society and allows them to enter group competitions.

Use the Join our Club button below to login/register and then ‘join’ the club using a code that will be sent to you via email.

A Members button will appear on the right that enables you to enter competitions.

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This website is a standard MyPhotoClub site for a photography club.

It has been set up so that members of this club can quickly enter and participate in online competitions.

If you belong to this club then expect an email from your club with an access code.

Use the Join our Club button below to login/register and then ‘join’ the club.

Once you are logged in and have joined a Members button will appear here. Use this button to access the competitions.

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APS WINTER COMPETITION FOR APS DIGITAL GROUP MEMBERS ONLY

TITLE:  AUSTRALIANA

OPEN TO ALL DIGITAL GROUP MEMBERS

COST $6 ENTRY TO ALL MEMBERS (COVERS MYPHOTOCLUB PORTAL)

THREE SECTIONS (open to both colour and monochrome) 

WILDLIFE   SCAPES   LIFESTYLE

RULES:  All entries have to be taken within Australia of Australian subjects, Maximum 3 entries per section.

DEFINITIONS:

WILDLIFE – All indigenous wildlife of Australia including birds, frogs, dingos, lizards and more. Will not be assessed under the nature definition so can include traces of humanity and more.

SCAPES – All scapes as long as they are about Australia. Examples – desert, rivers, ocean, coastlines, and city. Again open options associated with Australia as a country.

LIFESTYLE– again an open option around people and the way we live, social documentary, photo journalism, street photography, environmental portraiture.  Images of lifestyle can also be entered without people.          Note: this does not include traditional portraits. 

PRIZES – Sponsored by Full Gamut Printing Company in Hobart, Tasmania  https://www.fullgamut.com.au/

Section prize for the best image x 3

1x 16×24″ fine art print RRP $55.00

Overall prize for the most successful exhibitor

1x 20×30″ fine art print RRP $82.50

Please note: all winners pay for postage upon claiming their prize. The print sizes above are fixed, as in advertised size, image can be either in portrait or landscape mode.   

OPENS:            1ST JUNE

CLOSES:           18TH JULY

RESULTS:         (TENTATIVE) 31ST JULY

JUDGES:          Tina Dial QLD

                        Fran McFadzen QLD

                        Jeffrey Venning SA

IMAGE SIZES:  1920 x 1200px or reversed     Max file size 3mb

Awards required in judging

Section awards x 3 – First, Second & Third, 2 highly commended

Overall award – Most successful Exhibitor

Points allocated out of 9 = 27 points overall (via 3 judges)

Winner of each section – receives the 16×24 donated fine art print prizes, plus certificate

Overall award – receives overall prize of 20×30 fine art print + certificate for being most successful overall exhibitor.

2nd and 3rd placegetters in each section, receive certificates for placements

Highly commended in each section, also receive certificates.

Winners of the print prizes names and emails will be forwarded to the sponsor, who will then send out the respective vouchers to each one.  Beyond that, negotiation around these prizes will be by negotiation between the sponsors and winners around the collection of their prizes.  As advised, APS will not be responsible for the postage incurred in the collection of same.

Note: results date is purely tentative at this stage and can vary, dependent upon judges availability and the final outcome of same. 

by Colin Woods, March 3, 2021