This page updated August 14, 2022
VPC is a member in good standing of CAPA - The Canadian Association for Photographic Art
CAPA is a national association and consists of clubs and individual members interested in the art and science of photography. As a member of CAPA, VPC works on the principle of promoting the art of photography and provides opportunities for members to learn and develop their photographic skills and as an outlet for their artistic expression.
VPC always encourages members to submit images for CAPA competitions either as individuals or as part of the club.
Many of members of VPC are also individual members of CAPA.
More info on CAPA membership is located in this link.
CAPA has a monthly newsletter going back to September 2017
Archives and current newsletter in this link
CAPA “Club” competition entries, must be submitted to the Vernon CAPA representative by the deadline date for that specific competition as noted in the chart below.
The entry committee selects the images to be submitted for club entries.
Sizing requirements for CAPA and VPC are the same. Please review CAPA image sizing at this link.
Please send your entries for all competitions to our club CAPA representative, Gill Kopy.
CAPA Competition Guidelines
As a member of CAPA, members of the Vernon Photography Club (VPC) can participate in CAPA national competitions for clubs. Club entries are limited to a total of six images altogether from up to six different club members. Coordination and submission of images to CAPA is done by the VPC CAPA representative.
Eligibility Criteria: Prior to submitting any photo in a CAPA competition, all entrants must first read the CAPA Eligibility Criteria relating to images submissions and comply with the conditions. Read the eligibility criteria here.
Notes on competitions:
Each club member may submit up to a maximum of two images for consideration in each club competition.
Individual CAPA members may also submit directly to the competitions.
The scopes of competition may be amended over the summer by the CAPA committees.
Please be sure that you review the scope of any competition that you may want to enter as they likely will have been updated by competition time.
Please note that some of the competition guidelines have changed from previous years!
It is suggested that you read the CAPA link carefully before submitting your entry.
|Pacific Zone||September 17, 2022||October 1, 2022|
|Nature/ Wildlife||October 1, 2022||October 15, 2022|
|Fall Monochrome||November 1, 2022||November 15, 2022|
|Artistic||January 16, 2023||January 15, 2023|
|Photo Journalism||February 1, 2023||February 15, 2023|
|Fall/Winter||February 15, 2023||February 28, 2023|
|Audio Visual Presentation||March 1, 2023||March 15, 2023|
|Canada: My Country||April 1, 2023||April 15, 2023|
|Individual Annual Photo Challenge
Theme is Portraits
|Individuals Only||May 04, 2023|
Additional CAPA competitions may be added during the year and will be posted on this page.
Each competition has specific instructions, scope and editing criteria.
Full details for all club CAPA competitions
One month prior to each competition deadline date, Club members will receive a reminder in the monthly newsletter.
For further information or assistance with the competitions contact our CAPA representative, Gill Kopy.