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.
***** 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
Trees / Forests
Feathers & Fur
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
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!
DECAY - Self explanatory. A subject/object that has a gradual falling into an inferior condition; a progressive decline or impairment; rot; decompose; break down; loss of strength or health; etc.
FEATHERS & FUR - A subject, usually living and found in nature, that comprises of feathers (typically birds) and fur (typically animals). However, the subject can equally be inanimate but which embraces the set subject.