The George W. Glennie Memorial Nature Salon



Lions Gate

George W. Glennie

Eastwood vs VCC

The Merrimack Valley Camera Club of Massachusetts has held this international salon since 1981. This is a premier all-nature club only competition of digital images known for its diversity of subjects which range from animals to botany to landscapes. Each club submits ten images into as many as eight categories – birds, invertebrates, reptiles, amphibians, mammals, marine & freshwater life, botany and landscapes. Two major awards are given – The Top Five Clubs Total Score and The Top Five Clubs Diversity. The Diversity Award considers the aggregate score of the top scoring images from a minimum of six different categories.

Specifications and Timing

This competition is held each year at the beginning of March. The Glennie has been cancelled for this year. We are looking forward to next year. This is subject to change once the Glennie’s closing date has been announced.

 Images are to be a maximum width of 1024 pixels and maximum height of 768 pixels. They must be JPEGs with maximum size of 1 Megabyte with resolution no greater than 100 ppi, Colour space must be sRGB and titles are to be no longer than 50 characters. Maximum number of submissions is three. PSA and CAPA rules of nature apply.

The George W. Glennie Competition website: www.mvcameraclub.org/competitions/interclub/glennie/

VCC Results for the 2016 competition

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In 2016 there were a total of 798 images from 80 clubs from 596 photographers representing 21 US states and 7 other countries submitted. In the Total Score competition Victoria Camera Club tied for sixth place with 245 points. The winning club’s score was 253 points. In the Diversity competition, we came in tied for third with 150 points, only two points behind the winner. Three of our members were honoured with individual awards. Suzanne Huot won two Merit awards, Linda Anne Baker won one Merit award and Hanna Cowpe won the award for Best Amphibian. Congratulations go to those who participated and to the club for this great result in our first time entering this prestigious competition.





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