SET SUBJECT RULES

For the Competition year of August 2022 to June 2023, Set Subject will now be a component of the monthly competitions.

  • There will be 5 set-subject challenges each year due in September, November, February, April and June.

  • The images may only be EDI.

  • The Set Subject EDI's must have been photographed within the previous 12 months of the competition month.

  • ​Each member may submit two EDI entries for each competition month.

  • They will now be part of the monthly competitions.

  • There will be A or B Grade scoring as per regular Open entries.

  • This set subject challenge will now have aggregate points awarded. Set Subject images can only be included in an End of Year portfolio if they have been entered into a monthly competition during the competition year.

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***** 2 EDI entries per person per Set Subject competition *****

                                        * EDI's must be sent via the Entry Form in the Competition webpage. 

SET SUBJECT TOPICS 2022/23

SET SUBJECT COMPETITION

CHALLENGE DATE
DATE DUE
SUBJECT TOPIC
SEPTEMBER 2022
August 3rd
Sports/Action
NOVEMBER 2022
October 5th
Pets
FEBRUARY 2023
January 18th
Industrial
APRIL 2023
March 1st
Trees / Forests
JUNE 2023
May 3rd
Nautical

Please send your Set Subject EDI entries via the Competition Entry Form

 

SET SUBJECT DESCRIPTIONS 2022/23

The following describes each of the Set Subject Topic to provide guidance, examples and some boundaries for the set subject. Note that it is at the discretion of the Competition Secretary whether a submitted image meets the guidelines., it is

  • PETS​  -  Does not have to be your own pet. Capture the pet’s personality, character.  Can be natural, candid,

        portraits or in motion.

  • INDUSTRIAL - The documenting of architecture focussing on structures (e.g. abandoned buildings, bridges,          cranes, factory or part thereof), grimy machinery, portraits of workers hard at work or capturing the detail of the industrialised landscape. Factories, ship yards, mines, manufacturing plants, energy, wreckers yards, harbours, transportation are just some of  the places to consider for industrial photography.

  • TREES / FORESTS - Can be part of a tree, a canopy or part thereof, a single tree, a clump of trees or a forest or woodland. Must be recognisable as being a tree(s) or part thereof. Forests incorporate a wide variety of elements, including streams, moss, plants, stumps, rocks, and sticks. Note: A Macro of mushrooms/fungi in a forest setting does not meet the brief unless it's a small element in an overall forest/woodland setting.

  • NAUTICAL - Any object to do with water such as ships, boat(s), canoes, boating, wrecks, lighthouses, nautical instruments, crews, sailors, buoys, marinas, wharf, jetty, anglers or any associated artefacts.  But not a seascape, seagulls, horses running on beaches or just waves!

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