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General Members Info

 

 

Krugersdorp Camera Club - Information and contact details are as follows:                                          

                                               

Website:       www.kameraklub.co.za                                        

e-mail:         info@kameraklub.co.za                                      

                                               

Committee: Click Here                      

                                                              

Monthly Meetings

Usually every 3rd Thursday of the month at 19:00

Please see Year Programme for dates.

Venue - Golden Age Village Hall, Heading Street, Krugersdorp

All members are encouraged to attend and participate.

Visittors are more than welcome

Meetings are arranged to:

 - discuss news and to make important announcements

 - for lectures and training

 - to evaluate and discuss the monthly entries.

For updated information on Monthly Meetings visit the Club Web Site

 

Club Activities

All club activities will be communicated to members through e-mails well in advance.

 

Club activities include:

 - Monthly meetings

 - Top Ten competitions

 - Rally for photographers

 - Away weekend

 - Photo talks

 - Training

 - Yearly Salon

 - Participation in International competitions as a club

 - Photographic outings

For updated details on Club Activities please visit the Club Web Site

 

Image Specifications

For the monthly Club meetings members may enter Projected Images and Prints

 

All Projected Images must comply with the following:

 - Maximum horisontal axis of 1920 pixels - border included.

 - Maximum vertical axis of 1080 pixels - border included.

 - Maximum file size of 1.2 Mb per image

 - Image must be in JPEG format.

 - Maximum vertical axis of 1080 pixels for mages in Portrait format

 

Prints must comply with the following:

 - Minimum size is 6"x 8" - 152 x 203mm

 - Maximum image size 16"x 20" - 406 x 508mm - frame included.

 

Number of Projected Images and Prints you may enter per Club Meeting:

 - Maximum of 5 (five) Images - At least one must be a Set Subject.

 

Images Per Medium:

 - Projected Images - Maximum 4 - At least ONE must be a Set Subject.

 - Prints - Maximum 4 - At least one must be a Set Subject.

 

Image Preparation

1) All elements used in the creation of an Image must be the members own work.

2) All processing work must be done by the member him- or herself

3) No text or wording is permissible

For full details visit the Club Web Site

 

PSSA Judging Guidelines

Entries for monthly meetings are judged according the following guidelines:

1 STAR

 - Correct exposure

 - In focus

 - Elements of composition

 - Image clean and well presented

 

2 STAR

 - Correct exposure

 - In focus

 - Elements of composition

 - Image clean and well presented

 - Some impact

 - Some knowledge of cropping

 - Some knowledge of post processing

 

3 STAR

 - Correct exposure

 - In focus

 - Good composition

 - Image clean and well presented

 - Good impact

 - Good knowledge of cropping

 - Good post processing

 

SENIORS

 - Correct exposure

 - In focus

 - Composition very important

 - Image clean and well presented

 - Very strong impact

 - Perfect cropping

 - Perfect post processing

 - Salon standard

Use the criteria when you prepare your entries for monthly meetings.

 

Judging and scoring             

                               

Three judges will evaluate and score Prints and Projected Images entered for monthly Cub meetings                   

                               

-          Each judge will score a point out of 5 for an image based on the PSSA judging guidelines as accepted by our Club.         

-          One of the judges will give feedback on the image                 

                               

Al three points awarded per image are added giving a total out of 15                      

The final award for the image is given based on the total points out of 15 as follows:                       

                               

Total out of 15                  Award                   Points on club log

14; 15                                  C.O.M                    5

11; 12; 13                            Gold                      4

8; 9; 10                               Silver                     2

5; 6; 7                                 Bronze                   1

3; 4                                     No Award               0

                               

For more details and the appeal rule please visit the Club Web Site    

                     

Grading and Promotion                 

                               

Members are graded and promoted based on the Images entered and judged                 

during monthly Club Meetings and participation in Salons.                           

                               

Members will receive an e-mail with their updated club log status after each Club meeting.                        

                               

Grating                              Promotion                          Requirements

1 Star                                 1 Star to 2 Star                   10 Gold awards + 2 Training Sessions

2 Star                                 2 Star to 3 Star                   15 Gold awards - 4 Golds must   be achieved in 4 categories. Must participate in Top 10

3 Star                                 3 Star to Graduate               20 Gold awards + 4 Salon acceptances

Graduate                            Graduate to Honours            25 Gold awards + 6 Salon acceptances

Honours                              Honours to Masters              25 Gold awards + 9 Salon acceptances

Masters                               Masters to M-Bronze            40 Gold awards + 18 Salon acceptances

Masters-Bronze                   M-Bronze to M-Silver            60 Gold awards + 27 Salon acceptances

Masters-Silver                     M-Silver to M-Gold               80 Gold awards + 36 Salon acceptances

Masters-Gold                       M-Gold to M-Platinum          100 Gold awards + 45 Salon acceptances

Masters-Platinum                 M-Platinum to M-Galaxy      120 Gold awards + 54 Salon acceptances

 

Very Important: 4 Gold awards can qualify as 1 Salon acceptance on the Club log for promotion.  

                             

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