Date: Oct 26, 2017

Time: 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm

Category: Slideshow

We are pleased to announce the date of the much anticipated Annual ACCVI Photo Competition: Thursday, October 26, 2017 at Swan Lake Nature House from 7:30 to 9:30 PM. (Doors open at 7 PM)

CALLING ALL ACCVI PHOTOGRAPHERS

If you are an ACCVI member please send your photos (maximum of 3 per member) to Roger Taylor at accvi.photos@gmail.com.

For your chance to win a Funky and Coveted ACCVI trophy DEADLINE FOR PHOTO SUBMISSION IS 8 PM, TUESDAY OCTOBER 24 TH  (see details below for how to submit an entry)

PLEASE NOTE THE FOLLOWING INFORMATION:
 Limit of three photos per member to be submitted
 Photos that do not fit category guidelines will not be entered into the
competition
 All submitted pictures must have been taken in a mountain setting within
the last year
 Please read to the bottom of this message.  If photos are not submitted
correctly, they may not make it into the competition

CATEGORIES:
 VI – Vancouver Island Mountains (with or without people)
 AS – Summer Mountain Activity (people active in the mountains – summer)
 AW – Winter Mountain Activity (people active in the mountains – winter)
 MS – Mountain Scenery (no people)
 NA – Nature: flowers, trees, plants, animals, birds, etc. taken in the
mountains
 HU – Humour: use your imagination!

HOW TO SUBMIT AN ENTRY:

Email your digital images to Roger Taylor (accvi.photos@gmail.com) by 8 PM on Tuesday, October 24, 2017.  No entries will be accepted after this deadline.
Roger will try to confirm receipt of all photos by return email.  If you do not get confirmation within 48 hours, it is possible that your email has gone astray or Roger is busy with his paid job, so please resend or be patient as it might take another day or two!

FILE NAMING – THIS IS IMPORTANT!

Category abbreviation-yourname- caption
For example, Phee Hudson’s entry in Mountain Scenery (MS) would be labelled:
MS-PheeHudson- Arrowsmith at dawn
Please no commas, @, * and especially no periods in the file name.
For instance, Mt. Cain should be “MtCain” or “Mt_Cain”

IMAGE SIZE:
Be aware that some email programs shrink photos when sending them, so the quality is much reduced.  Send a test file to yourself to make sure you are getting the full size.  To display effectively in the competition each image file should within these 2 ranges:

Between 1280 x 1024 and 2048 x 1536 (4:3 ratio)
OR
Between 1920 x 1080 and 2048 x 1152 (16:9 ratio)