Digital Image Competitions

revised 03/17/2014

Digital Entries

· Members may submit up to six (6) digital images, with a maximum of three (3) images in color and three (3) images in monochrome.

· Properly formatted images shall be sent as attachments in an email to the Digital Image chairperson (See email instructions below).

· The digital image entry deadline is midnight of the Sunday prior to the competition meeting.


· Photos receiving a score of 7.5 or less may be submitted as regular or makeup entries in subsequent competitions. Entries receiving a score of 8.0 or more may not be resubmitted.

Makeup Entries

· Up to three (3) make-up digital images may be included in each color and monochrome digital divisions at any one competition.
· A maximum of six (6) make-up images may be submitted per competition.

Digital Entry Format

ACES is not responsible for image adjustments (e.g., cropping, image size, etc.). Images not in compliance with the format guidelines listed in this document will be returned to the maker. Returned images may be properly formatted and re-submitted for competition (within the deadlines listed above).
· A maximum of 1024 pixels on the longest edge of the image.
· File type .JPG or .JPEG.
· Save in color space sRGB.
· Save in maximum resolution or without compression.
· Image name can be a maximum of 30 characters (including spaces), no punctuation, and    please capitalize the first letter of each word in the title.
· Images should not exhibit the maker's signiture, watermark or logo.

Email Instructions

Send to:
Email Subject: {Type} Digital Entries for {mm/dd/yy}”, where Type is Color or Monochrome
Email Body: · The word “Color” or “Monochrome” (color and monochrome images should be submitted in separate emails with the word 'Color' or 'Monochrome' in the subject line)

· The words "Critique Only" (if images are not to be scored)
· The word “Regular” or “Makeup” (send makeup images in a separate email)
· Your name
· The meeting date (mm/dd/yy)
· The image titles (must match exactly the attached image names)

Example Email



Subject: Color Digital Entries for 02/12/13

Dennis Saunders
White Swan
Blue Heron
Orchid 2341

Attached Files
White Swan.jpg
Blue Heron.jpg
Orchid 2341.jpg

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