CAPA Digital Fine Art Competition  

  Submit by: October 18th, 2018 

Definition: 

Fine art photography has no universally agreed upon meaning or definition. However, fine art photography does go beyond just capturing an image and cropping. Therefore, an image must not be submitted into this competition if it would have qualified for a CAPA competition with a Restricted Editing Criteria such as: Nature, Photo Journalism or Wildlife.

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. 

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Specifications

  1. Images should be in JPEG format, maximum 1400 pixels on the horizontal x 1050 on the vertical in size
  2. Note: One of the dimensions must be exactly the maximum allowed size (either 1400 or 1050 pixels).

  3. sRGB colour space and have a maximum file size of 1.8 MB

  4. Maximum number of submissions per VCC member is two

Timing

The CAPA Digital Fine Art competition will be opened for submissions on August 1st, 2018 and will close on October 18th, 2018.

 

   

VCC Results

  • 2017/18:
    Victoria Camera Club came in tied for 8th place. The good news is that Dan Takahashi's image "The Moment" placed third overall and was given a merit Award Ribbon. (Gallery at right)

  • 2016/17:
    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.  See the gallery
  • 2015/16: 
    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 gallery
 

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