Competition Committee News
The end of year competition, where all members are encouraged to showcase their best work, will again be a PDI only competition this year (i.e., there will not be a Print competition for 2021).
The rules for the competition are on the website and the portal will be set up to receive entries in the very near future. Submission date for entry is by Thursday 4th November 2021, 11.59pm.
EoY PDI Competition Themes (maximum of 6 entries, plus one conceptual entry per member)
Open (max 4)
Photojournalism (max 4)
People (max 4)
Creative (max 4)
Landscape (Land, Sea, Cloud, Urban) (max 4)
Nature (max 4)
Conceptual (max 5 images plus an artist statement in jpg form) See additional rules for this section
Analogue or Alternative Processing (digital submission of a print) (max 4)
Monochrome (max 4)
We have some additional rules for the conceptual photography theme so please read these rules carefully and make sure you are familiar with the MCC Ethical Principles of Photography before entering your images. We look forward to seeing you images again this year.
If you would like to be considered for promotion to A grade but haven’t been entering competitions or you are a new member:
Promotion to “A” grade, or direct admission of new members to “A” grade, will be determined by the MCC Board on the recommendation of the Competition Committee. In making such recommendations, the Competition Committee may take into account any or all of the following:
a folio of ten or more recent Prints or PDI’s submitted for assessment; or,
proof that the member has been awarded ten or more acceptances of Prints or PDI’s in APS or FIAP accredited national or international exhibitions/salons; or,
outstanding performance in “B” grade competitions.