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ELIGIBLE FOR APS HONOURS

The great Australian Photographic Challenge is on. We are looking for the best images from Australian Photographic Club members both as a club and as individual photographers. This is an opportunity for clubs to showcase their best work and to promote themselves.  There will be 10 awards for clubs and 29 awards for individual photographers presented and the judging will be done by three international judges. This is an opportunity put your clubs work on the global stage.

All you need to do is chose 20 of the best images made by club members and enter by 31 May 2024 and we will do the rest.

 

AUSTRALIAN CUP - opens 1 March 2024

Theme - THIS IS AUSTRALIA

APS Approval No. 2024/04

ONLINE ENTRY

Each club, APS member or non APS member, may enter the competition.  The upload must be completed by 31 May 2024.

ENTER HERE

 

 

RULES FOR CLUBS

Each club, APS member or non APS member, may enter the competition at:
https://apsauscup.myphotoclub.com.au/

RULES FOR AUTHORS

  1. 20 PHOTOS PER CLUB ARE MANDATORY using the following limits;
    • 2 image per person for clubs with more than 40 members,
    • 3 images per person for clubs with less than or equal to 40 but more than 20 members,
    • 3 images per person for clubs with less than or equal to 40 but more than 20 members,
    • 4 images per person for clubs with less than or equal to 20 but more than 10 members,
    • 5 images per person for clubs with less than 10 members.
  2. Australian Clubs only are permitted to participate.
  3. Authors may only enter with one club (coordinators must check that authors have only entered with one club). Club coordinators must advise their members if their image has been chosen for the club’s Australian Cup entry.
  4. Coherency between photos is not required.
  5. To Enter, each club will nominate a delegate to upload their club’s entry.
  6. A Club's images wil not be presented to judges consecutively. A Club's 20 images will be distributed throughout rounds of judging in that section. Distribution of images will be in the same round order as submitted by the Club.
  7. Images entered in previous Australian Cup competitions will not be accepted.
  8. Colour or monochrome is accepted.

Image Specifications
– 1920px by 1200px
HORIZONTAL Images must be 1920px wide and let the height take care of itself as long as it does not exceed 1200px.
VERTICAL Images must be 1200px in height.
SQUARE oriented images must be 1200px by 1200px.
– The maximum file size is 2mb.

Composites
Entries must be a single image as captured by the camera.
Images must not be ‘composite images’ that combine subjects or elements from different scenes — replacing a background or sky, for example is not allowed.

Note: The image details are asked for and entered after image has been uploaded.

 

ORGANISING COMMITTEE

  • Greg McMillan AFIA MAPS
  • Fran McFadzen AFIAP FAPS PPSA PSQA
  • Pia Jessen EFIAP/g GMAPS SAPS


Awards

Awards are as follows:

  1. 2024 Australian Cup for the club with the highest points.

  2. APS Gold Medal for the club ranked second.
    Electronic certificate for club website.

  3. APS Silver Medal for the club ranked third.
    Electronic certificate for club website.

  4. APS Bronze Medal for the club ranked fourth.
    Electronic certificate for club website.

  5. APS Honourable Mentions for the clubs ranked 5th – 10th.
    Electronic version club for website.
  6. The authors of the club ranked 1st receive an Honourable Mention.

  7. One APS gold medal, two APS silver medals and three APS bronze medals will be awarded to works of exceptional quality, independent of the clubs classification.

  8. Each juror will award one image ‘Judges Choice Award’.

  9. One Chairmans Choice Award.

  10. Each author can only receive one prize.

    All entered Images & individual awards are eligible to count as national acceptances towards APS Honours LAPS, AAPS.

 

Sponsored by MomentoPro Dark

  • Individual Gold Medal winner receives a $200 Momento Pro Photobook Voucher
  • Individual Silver Medal winners receive a $150 Momento Pro Photobook Voucher
  • Individual Bronze Medal winners receive a $50 Momento Pro Photobook Voucher
  • Judge's Choice recipients receive a $50 Momento Pro Photobook Voucher 


EXHIBITIONS

  • žThe Australian Cup awards and results will be released during a virtual award presentation to be held on Friday 26th July 2024. An electronic catalogue will be sent to all club co-ordinators by mid October 2024.


JURY PANEL

  • Gary Cranitch
  • Nguyễn Thanh Tùng
  • Vanessa Bertagnole

 

For more infromation and bio's of the judges, please download the brochure.  Australian Cup Brochure 2024 - coming soon


CALENDAR

 Open  1 March 2024
 Close  31 May 2024
 Judging  11-25 June 2024
 Results  31 July 2024

 


WORKS SIZE

  • A maximum size of 1920 pixels wide (horizontal direction) and 1200 pixels wide (vertical direction) with a maximum file size of 2mb.


ENTRY FEE

• $40 per club payable on entry.


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