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Competition Programme 2017/2018

NB Competition 3 Archive Favourites Prints results will be on the 7th December


Submission Date

Competition Date

Print Judge

Digital Judge

1 Open

28th September 19th October Robie Gauld Barbara & Malcolm Jenkin

2 Abstract

19th October 16th November John Ashford Ed Cloutman

3 Archive favourites

16th November 14th December Kevin McIntosh Leo Palmer

4 Mechanical Items

14th December 11th January Owen Cochrane Gerry Metcalfe

5 Open

11th January 11th February Trevor MacPherson Chris Forster

6 Portfolio

15th February 15th March David Hay David Hay
Scavenger Hunt        



Trophie Winners 2017/2018

Photographer of the Year



Print of the Year



Bill Stewart Trophy



GG Construction Trophy



Caerlee Trophy



Projected Image Portfolio



Print Portfolio



Emailing Submissions

Digital images may be Emailed to the Competitions Secretary to arrive before midnight on the submission date.

The Email address for competition submissions only is fccdigitalimages Remember to replace the symbol with a normal @ before sending an email.

As this address is not monitored routinely please do not use it for general mail to the Competitions Secretary.

For general mail to Competitions Secretary click here



Competition Rules


  1. All submissions for assignments can be prints or digital images, which have been taken in the previous two years up to and including the end of the present year, with the exception of the ‘Archive favourite’ competition which permits prints or digital images taken in any year provided they have not been used in any previous competition.
  • Digital Images must be no more than 1400 x 1050 pixels in landscape format and 1050 height in Portrait format.  They must be submitted as Jpeg files at 300 dots/inch in sRGB format.  The filename name should be the image title followed by one of the member’s competition numbers; i.e. The Winner 456.
  • Prints must be a minimum of 7½” x 9” size or equivalent area; the image including mount must not exceed 500mm x 400mm (SPF Standard) or nearest equivalent being 20” x 16” (FCC Competitions only). They should be mounted and may be titled on either back or front.  Professional printing will be accepted.  The following information must be included on the back of the mount:
  • The title
  • The assignment
  • One of the member’s competition numbers
  • If the photographer does not wish the entry to have a title then the entry should be marked No Title i.e. No Title 456
  • Digital images must be E Mailed to the Competition Secretary to arrive before midnight on the evening of the submission date.  The E Mail address for digital image competition submissions only is published on Forres Camera Club website.

Entries submitted to any other Forres Camera Club address will not be accepted.

  • Images must not have been previously submitted in national or international competitions
  • Each entry will be marked out of 20 points.



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