CAPA Digital Fine Art Competition  


A fine art photograph is any photographic image made with the intention of conveying some feeling, emotion or specific intention by the image-maker, but is generally not intended to be a documentary or commercial photograph. "It can be any combination of colour or b&w, creating an image that evokes emotion through photography in which one's mind and imagination are freely but competently exercised. The image should have its own vocabulary, convey ideas and be innovative and personal."

A variety of subject matter is accepted including abstracts, landscape, low light, macro, nature, portrait, still-life, street, wildlife, etc. The photographer can make enhancements in the camera (zooms, pans, multiple exposures, blurs, cropping) as well as modifications and enhancements using digital imaging software to evoke the emotion, be innovative, and personal in the overall presentation of the original image. Composites compiled from photographs taken by the entrant are acceptable. Digital black or white frames are permitted but not required. 


The CAPA Digital Fine Art competition will be opened for submissions on September 7th, 2017 and will close on October 21st, 2017. 


  1. Images should be in JPEG format, maximum 1400 pixels on the horizontal x 1050 on the vertical in size,
  2. sRGB colour space and have a maximum file size of 1.8 MB
  3. Maximum number of submissions per VCC member is two


Results for the 2017 Competition 

--to see a full image size slideshow, hover cursor over an image then click on the "Expand" icon on the right of the filmstrip--


  • 2016:
    In 2016, Victoria Camera Club tied for 4th, earning an Honourable Mention Award. This was considerably higher than our 9th place finish in 2015 and our 16th place in 2014
  • 2015: 
    Victoria Camera Club placed 9th in 2015 which is a major improvement from finishing 16th in 2014. Meherzad Romer did us all proud by having the highest scoring image (28 points) for his excellent image "Intricacy in Simplicity"! See the slideshow

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