This competition promotes the manipulation of photographs to create a fictional or conceptual image or photographic art. Primarily, altered reality is changing a normal photo in a creative way. The photographer can be creative by using of lines, form and colour, expressing ideas or feelings in a non-traditional style. This includes combining multiple images and elements in a final image. However, all components of the final image must have been photographed by the participant.
The original photograph must be predominant in the final photo. Manipulation can be in-camera, post-processing or a combination thereof. Images that are created totally electronically with no photographic origin are prohibited.
The subject matter is open - abstract, landscape, low light, macro, nature, portrait, still-life, street, wildlife, etc.”
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- Images should be in JPEG format, maximum 1400 pixels on the horizontal x 1050 on the vertical in size,
- Note: One of the dimensions must be exactly the maximum allowed size (either 1400 or 1050 pixels).
- sRGB colour space and have a maximum file size of 1.8 MB
- Maximum number of submissions per VCC member is two
The CAPA Altered Reality competition will be opened for submissions on August 1st, 2018 and will close on January 3rd, 2019.
In 2018 the Victoria Camera Club finished in a tie for 9th place. Gallery at right.
In 2017, the Victoria Camera Club finished in 11th place
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In 2016, the Victoria Camera Club received a 6th place Honourable Mention in the CAPA Altered Reality Competition with a score of 136 points, 3 points out of the medals. See the gallery
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