This page updated October 18/21
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.
Vernon Photography Club is hosting the 2021 CAPA Judging Course
Date: November 13, 2021 - 8:45 am to 5 pm
Place: Emerald Room, Schubert Centre, Vernon
Note: If, due to increased COVID restrictions, the course is cancelled, a full refund will be given - or the funds applied to a postponed course
Deadline for registration : One week before the course although no one will be turned away unless the course is fully booked.
Register on line at the CAPA website under "Host Club members" . You'll need the code for the discount.
Proof of vaccination will be required. Masks also needed when mixing with participants.
Check out CAPA website and follow the links about 1/2 way down the page on the right side
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 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 at https://capacanada.ca/capa-competitions/capas-eligibility-criteria/
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.
|September 15, 2021||October 1, 2021|
|October 1, 2021||October 15, 2021|
|Fall Open||November 1, 2021||November 15, 2021|
|Smart Phone Photos||November 16, 2021||November 30, 2021|
|Lines and Curves||January 1, 2022||January 15, 2021|
|Artistic||January 16, 2022||January 30, 2021|
|A Series of Four Photos||February 1, 2022||February 15, 2022|
|Monochrome||February 14, 2022||February 28, 2022|
|Audio Visual Presentation||March 1, 2022||March 15, 2022|
|Canada: My Country||April 1, 2022||April 15, 2022|
|Individual Annual Photo Challenge||Individuals Only||May 04, 2022|
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 can be viewed at: https://capacanada.ca/capa-competitions/current-competitions/
Winning entries from previous competitions can be viewed at: https://capacanada.ca/capa-competitions/winners-club/
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.