This page updated September 27/21
Image Submission Guidelines

General:

  • Only images from paid members will be accepted.
  • For evaluation meetings, each members may submit up to 4 images with at least 2 images on themes, up to 2 images may be in the open category.
  • All submitted images must be in JPEG format. Filename extension can be either jpg or jpeg.
  • Images for evaluation should not contain any watermarks.
  • Submission deadline is midnight on the Sunday before the evaluation meeting.
  • Please include your images as attachments to the email, instead of having them inline with the text as this will mess up with the filenames when the images get downloaded.
  • Please send your images to: [email protected]

Image size & EXIF info:

  • Landscape/horizontal images must be resized to 1400 pixels horizontally.
  • Portrait/vertical or square images must be resized to 1050 pixels vertically.
  • Maximum file size of 1.7mb (or less).
  • The following YouTube links give you hints on how to resize
  • It is appreciated if your EXIF metadata info for submitted images has your name included.
    That way we can always make sure that your image is credited to you the maker.
    This is normally done right on the camera or in your editing software.
    A quick YouTube video about EXIF metadata is in this link.
  • LightRoom Link
  • Photoshop Link
  • Affinity Photo Link

Image naming:

The filename of each image submitted should be formatted as the the following example:
John Smith has an image entitled Tahitian sunset that he is submitting in the open category.
The image file should be named as:

Tahitian sunset - John Smith-open.jpeg

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The filename extension can be either jpeg or jpg.
But please eliminate ALL other characters or numbers in the filename.
Don’t leave any characters or numbers such as the image file number as it comes out of the camera.
(EG: DSC3214)

If you have any questions please email [email protected]