ACCVI Annual Photo Competition - 2016

Thursday, 27 Oct 2016 19:00 – Friday, 28 Oct 2016 21:30
Swan Lake Road 3873, Victoria, British Columbia, Canada

 ACCVI ANNUAL PHOTO COMPETITION: THURSDAY, OCTOBER 27, 2016 (7 – 9:30 PM) @ SWAN LAKE NATURE HOUSE

(DOORS OPEN AT 7 PM AND COMPETITION STARTS AT 7:30 PM)

 

DEADLINE FOR PHOTO SUBMISSION IS 8 PM, TUESDAY OCTOBER 25TH (see how to submit an entry below for details).  Do not miss out on getting your fantastic shots into the competition!!

 

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 25, 2016No 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 likely that your email has gone astray, so please resend. 

FILE NAMING – THIS IS IMPORTANT!

 

            Category-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)