Boudoir and Beauty
Macro and Close-up
Open Avant Garde
Pictorial and Fine Art
Portrait Avant Garde
Pre and Post Wedding
Wedding Avant Garde
Wildlife The Mario Acerboni 4-in-1 (Wedding)
The Societies' Monthly Image Competition Rules and Instructions
The Societies Monthly Image Online Competition Rules 2013
Entrant must have captured and created the original exposure.
All digital manipulation must have been performed by the entrant.
Any images that violate copyright, trademark or any other applicable law
will be disqualified.
The entrant’s name, or any other distinguishing marks, must not appear
on the face of the image.
Only one image per category per month is to be entered.
No entry will be eligible that has been made under the supervision of an
instructor or as a class assignment.
No image that receives a Gold award or a Merit in the 20x16" annual
competition may be entered more than once under any condition.
No exact same image may be entered into more than one category.
Any images uploaded which are not correctly named will be automatically
Any entry which has been reproduced from an existing photograph,
portrait, graphic or any other artwork produced by another person is a
violation of the competition rules and will be disqualified.
Entrants agree that any photograph entered may be used by The Societies
and or Professional Imagemaker in any of the publications, printed
materials, or electronic media. Also the image may be used for promotional
use by The Societies, unless otherwise agreed.
Images entered into Wedding Avant Garde and Wedding Traditional must
have been taken on the day the register was signed and must be commissioned
Prizes will not be awarded if the winner does not attend the annual
awards presentation or provides an acceptable reason for absence.
We reserve the right to: change or modify the rules without notice.
To upload your competition entries, follow these simple instructions:
To prepare your images for upload please open with an appropriate program.
Make sure your image is 2000 pixels on the longest side and there are no
or distinguishing marks on the entry. No bigger than 2000 pixels on
the longest side
Select ‘Save As’ from the menu and ensure that the following information
is entered as the file name: Your Name (followed by the Category (ie
landscape), followed by the month (ie February) followed by your country of
origin (England, USA etc) and year For example John_Jones_landscape_February_UK_10.jpg