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TRISTATE PHOTOGRAPHIC SOCIETY
COMPETITION CATEGORIES - 2018
  Pictorial(1st Friday) Month   Nature(3rd Friday)
Informal Open January Informal

Bees or Wasps

Informal

Trains

Guidelines/Suggestions: Anything related to Trains

February Informal Open
Formal

Open

March Informal

Wildflowers (that grow in KY)

 

Informal

Ghost

Guidelines/Suggestions: Implies the past presence of something - the faded sign painted on the side of a building, an abandoned Object - house. A sweater left on a bench, a funeral line or hearse, "In memoriam" sign, roadside shring to a car accident victim (not a plain tombstone) something impromptu like an apple left on a teacher's tombstone, or a toy on a child's tombstone.

April Formal

Open

Informal Open May Informal

Butterflies

Informal

Nature

Guidelines/Suggestions: That includes the hand of man - landscape with dwelling, bird on a feeder, deer on the road, geese at a park, fence in a field, cut tree in the woods, trail in a forest, bridge at a waterfall, people admiring a scene.

June Informal Open
Formal Open July Informal

Reptiles

Guidelines/Suggestions: (NO Amphibians) - could include snakes, lizards, tirtles, terrapins, tortoises, etc.

Informal

Shoes

Guidelines/Suggestions: On or off feet, could be horse shoes (game or equine) Ballet shoes, work boots, sandeals, duty shoes, any type of shoes.

August Formal

Open

Informal Open September Informal

Caterpillars

Informal

Aircraft

October Informal Open
Formal Open November Informal

Spider Webs

Guidelines/Suggestions: with or without Spiders

Informal

Nautical

Guidelines/Suggestions: Anchors, boats, ships, mermaids, navy, docks, piers, anything that implies travel on water or seafaring.

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