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TRISTATE PHOTOGRAPHIC SOCIETY
COMPETITION CATEGORIES - 2017
  Pictorial(1st Friday) Month   Nature(3rd Friday)
Informal Open January Informal

Macro, Not Flower or Animal

Guidelines/Suggestions: Any Nature Topic except flowers and animals

Informal

Churches

Guidelines/Suggestions: Churches, Cathedrals, Temples, Synagogues; inside or out.

February Informal Open
Formal

Open

March Informal

Rock

Guidelines/Suggestions: Not a Landscape, but the actual texture and appearance of a rock, Examples: chips, color, fossils etc.

Informal

Benches

April Formal

Open

Informal Open May Informal

In The Woods

Guidelines/Suggestions: Animals or plants in forests, forest floors to tree tops.

Informal

Cultivated Flowers

Guidelines/Suggestions: Whole, macro, indoors, outdoors, single or masses.

June Informal Open
Formal Open July Informal

Birds

Guidelines/Suggestions: Any bird but not pets

Informal

Fences

August Formal

Open

Informal Open September Informal

Shell

Guidelines/Suggestions: Hard protective outer layer of a mollusk which lives in water.

Informal

Farm Life

Guidelines/Suggestions: People, activities, crops, animals, equipment.

October Informal Open
Formal Open November Informal

Macro, Any Nature Subject

Guidelines/Suggestions: Macro of a nature subject

Informal

Reflections

Guidelines/Suggestions: Reflected image is the main subject.

December Informal Open

 

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What is a Formal Print? "All prints must be mounted or matted, with a maximum outside dimension of twenty by twenty-four(20x24) nches.  The mats may be “window” mats or flat mats.  Prints must not be framed." No thicker than 1/4" For more information,
please see our By-Laws Article VIII