Midland Counties Photographic Federation

2018 Photofolio

Exhibition Timetable
Open for entries – Tuesday April 9th
Closing Date – Thursday May 3rd
Selection – Saturday May 12th
Notification – Wednesday 16th
Exhibition – Weds 6th – 9th June
Special Showing to MCPF delegates Jun 9th following MCPF’s AGM

Selectors
Peter Cheetham HonPAGB
Ralph Duckett MPAGB, EFIAP APAGB
Martin Fry FRPS EFIAP/b APAGB

Trophies
SOCIETY AWARDS CHALLENGE PLAQUE – MONOCHROME PRINTS CHALLENGE TROPHY
COLOUR PRINTS GLEN ANDERSON TROPHY
PROJECTED DIGITAL IMAGES
To be presented to the Society with the highest average from the stipulated entry. 

INDIVIDUAL AWARDS
FRED GREEN CUP – BEST MONOCHROME PRINT
TOM PRINCE PLAQUE – BEST COLOUR PRINT
RUTH HANDLEY MEMORIAL TROPHY – BEST MONO PORTRAIT PRINT
JUDITH PARRY TROPHY –  BEST COLOUR PORTRAIT OR FIGURE STUDY PRINT
JOHN DELANEY TROPHY – BEST LANDSCAPE MONOCHROME PRINT
WYTHALL TROPHY- BEST LANDSCAPE COLOUR PRINT
DAVID JEWSBURY ROSE BOWL – BEST PROJECTED DIGITAL IMAGE
GEOFF MUNKLEY TROPHY- BEST PORTRAIT PROJECTED DIGITAL IMAGE
WRIGHT CUP – BEST NATURE PROJECTED DIGITAL IMAGE
PAUL GOMERY TROPHY – BEST CONTEMPORARY PROJECTED DIGITAL IMAGE
In addition, each selector will award an MCPF medal to an entry of their choice in each class.
Certificates of Merit will be awarded in all classes at the discretion of the selectors.

TRAVELLING PORTFOLIO
The award winning entries and a selection of the best entries in each class will be made into a travelling portfolio
and circulated to member societies during the period September 2018 to May 2019.

CONDITIONS OF ENTRY
ALL PRINT TITLES AND PDI FILES ARE TO BE ENTERED ON LINE VIA THE MCPF WEBSITE
www.mcpf.co.uk
ONLINE ENTRY OPENS ON 9th APRIL
ENTRY FEE – FREE OF CHARGE

GENERAL
Member societies may submit entries in any of the following classes in accordance with the scale below. 
Member Societies who enter less than the required number in any case will not qualify for the Society Awards,
but its members are still eligible for Individual Awards. 
To qualify for the Society Awards, the number of entries in any one class must be as below. 
The membership must be that stated on the last subscription form.
 A MAXIMUM OF 4 IMAGES CAN BE ENTERED IN ANY ONE SECTION BY EACH PHOTOGRAPHER 
THE MAXIMUM AMOUNT OF NATURE PRINTS & PDI’s IN ANY ONE SECTION IS 20%
The entry of identical prints and projected images is discouraged.
Photographers may support only ONE NOMINATED CLUB IN EACH CLASS.
 It is the responsibility of the Club or Society to ensure that they are not contravening this rule.
In the event of this occurring, the work of the author concerned will be disqualified from both entries.

Membership Mono Prints Colour Prints Pdi
Under 30 10 10 10
30 – 60 15 15 15
Over 60 20 20 20

 

PRIOR EXHIBITION
Entries shown at any public exhibition prior to 31st December, 2016
or which have been previously accepted in MCPF Photofolio, or work that is so similar
in previous entries as to be indistinguishable, will not be accepted.
Only work in which all of the elements of the image have been photographed by the entrant may be submitted.

PRINTS & PROJECTED IMAGE REQUIREMENTS

Prints must be mounted on mounts no exceeding 40×50 cm and bear the authors name and club on the rear of the mount. . Digital Files should be submitted in JPEG format size 1600 x 1200.

NB – Please note that there has been a change in the definition to Nature Images.
Please download a copy of the rules to see the new definition

All terms and conditions can be found by downloading the PDF by following the link at the top of this page.
On-line entry can be found by clicking on the link at the top of this page.
Help on how to enter on line can also be found by following the link at the top of this page

 

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