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Friday, July 27, 2012

Fw: The Next PPOC Image Comp is ONLY 12 DAYS AWAY!

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Date: Fri, 27 Jul 2012 22:25:49 -0400 (EDT)
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Subject: The Next PPOC Image Comp is ONLY 12 DAYS AWAY!


Getting Your "Electronic Images" ready for Image Comp? RULES BELOW!

Who's EXCITED?There's nothing like a PPOC Image Competition to kickstart our August creativity. It's time to really buckle down and get your images together for our 3rd quarter PPOC Image Competition!

New Electronic Image Definitions (found HERE on our website):

The purpose of this competition is to allow the entrant to demonstrate their electronic imaging skill and expertise. Entries will be judged for digital, artistic and technical proficiency. Entries must have been sourced, composited, manipulated and/or produced by digital means.

1. Any entry that has been reproduced from an existing photograph, portrait, graphic or any other artwork produced by another person must be accompanied by permission from that maker and pasted on the back of the entry. If an entry, in the good-faith opinion of the Photographic Exhibition Committee, violates copyright, trademark or any other applicable law, that entry shall be disqualified.

2. Entries in this category shall include any subject. Entries may also include guide images.

3. If an entry includes guide images, they must be included on the submitted digital canvas.

4. Digital entries may be any shape with the longest dimension being 4,000 pixels. A horizontal canvas format is suggested if guide images are included. Each file must contain an embedded color profile of either sRGB or Adobe RGB1998, and it must be saved at a JPEG quality setting of 10. Total file size should not exceed 3.5 MB.

The same rules regarding maker and image apply as set forth in image competition rules posted on our site Follow all file specifications listed below or your entry will not be accepted for the upcoming competition.


Our Third Image Comp of 2012 is coming fast! So get your entries In!

If you're new to the PPOC or to Image Competitions (aka Print Comps), in general, this night is a visual treat for all that attend. You get to see some of the newest and greatest work from some of our members and you get to see the judges give their input on the spot and find out if the images win an award or not. It's a night of lots of clapping and ooohs and aaaahs with a few drinks in between. If you're all about competition with others or within yourself you'll have an absolute blast.

Here are some details about the Image Competition coming up on Wednesday, August 8th -

Where? - Equinox Fitness Club - Orange County, 1980 Main St, Irvine, CA (HERE's a map).

Time? - 6pm - Drinks and Shmoozin' and 7pm - is the start of the show! Image Comps tend to go a little over our usual 9pm end time.

Who's eligible to participate? - Everyone who is a member of PPOC!

Get your images submitted!

• You can submit up to four entries as digital image files, album or digital album.

• The cost for each entry is $15. You can pay HERE!

• Once you have paid your image entry fees you need to go HERE and fill out the form for each entry. Use this form to upload your images. Emailed submissions WILL NOT be accepted.

• Each entry must be 200 ppi and no more than 4000 pixels on the longest side.

• Enter only JPEG (Quality 10) images. Please, no other file formats.

• Your color profile on each image must be sRGB.

Please go HERE to read all the rules and more about each category.

HINT: Start your competition off GREAT by making sure you have awesome, clear, clever and concise titles for each piece submitted and you pick the right category(s) for your submission(s).


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