How to present your entries:
Digital images:
Digital Images are restricted to a maximum pixel size. Your image should be re-sized to a maximum width and height of 1600px by 1200px in landscape format. For portrait format, the maximum 1200px height still applies. The correct resolution is 96px per inch. Please do not submit images larger than this.
There’s advice at the bottom of the page if you’re not sure how to achieve this.
Images must be in jpeg format. You need to give the picture a title, and the title you’re giving it should be used as the filename. E-mail them to the Internal Competition Secretary - - by the hand-in night at the latest.
All prints must be mounted on board with the maximum size of board being 50cm x 40 cm. (anything larger won’t fit into the box which goes to the judge). The actual print within the mount can be any size.
All Prints entered should have the title on the reverse side, and be accompanied by a completed Entry Form (available in the clubhouse on hand-in night or print one from here). Make a note of the title on the reverse side, but the member’s name should not be shown on the print. Members are asked to submit their entries in an appropriate bag or cover with their name on it.
While the Club will make every effort to ensure the safekeeping of prints submitted for competitions or exhibitions, the Club can accept no liability for any loss or damage. After the monthly competitions, the prints are considered for inclusion in the club's external competition entries. If they’re not selected then they’ll be made available for the owner to collect.

Some more rules:
Previous season's entries will not be eligible for the current season.
In the current season, images from the monthly and Stewart/Bell competitions may be entered into the annual competitions.
Images entered to the monthly competitions should not be re-entered to subsequent monthly competitions unless they can fairly be viewed as “substantially altered”. Conversion from colour to mono, or vice versa, would be acceptable. Minor crops or alterations to contrast or tone (as advised by a judge for example) would not qualify as substantially altered. These can however be entered into the annual competitions.
The Monthly winners for each category and each section will receive a Club certificate. At the Club's end of season AGM, the league winners will receive trophies.
How to size digital images for competition

Here’s some advice which should work on most image editing programs.
First, crop your picture to the shape you want to enter.
To create the image file to be entered, you'll have to use the 'resize' feature. If you're using Lightroom, it's built into the Export menu.
Firstly, set the resolution at 96 pixels per inch. Then, set the height to 1200 pixels. The width should then be calculated automatically. (If there's a 'constrain ratio' option, make sure that's set to yes).
If the width which results is more than 1600 pixels (i.e. it’s in a landscape format narrower than 4x3 aspect ratio) then change the width to 1600px. The height will then change to less than 1200px.

Once that's done, export/save-as the image as a jpeg, setting the filename as the title you’re giving your entry. It’s recommended that you use the sRGB profile if that option appears.
And that's it. Attach (don't embed) the files to an email and send it to the Internal Competition Secretary -
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