Trans Tasman Competition

ENTRY INFORMATION - this competition is closed.

This competition is conducted annual between APS and PSNZ. Responsibility for the organisation of this event is in rotation between APS and PSNZ.

APS is responsible for 2011.

The Digital Division has been asked to nominate 10 images to represent APS. The subject matter is “OPEN” and is judged pictorially. The winning Society will be awarded the Cook Bicentenary Plaque. An award will be given to the Best Australian entry. It has been decided that the digital images that have been submitted for the 4 Nations competition may also be considered and selected to represent APS in the Trans Tasman competition for 2011.

There is no fee to enter this competition.

Closing Date: 5pm 24 May 2011

How to submit your digital images:

By email to Peter S. Manchester AFIAP AAPS Hon FAPS, Chair of the Digital Division: milingandi@vision.net.au

  • Saved as a jpeg only – max 500 kb
  • Maximum of 1024 pixels horizontal axis, and 768 vertical axis
  • Please title the image as follows:

Image_Name-Photographers_Name.jpg – for example: End_of_Line-Peter_Manchester.jpg


the Digital Division selected entry for the Trans Tasman for 2011

No.

AUTHOR
TITLE

1

Graeme Guy

Red Bearded Bee Eater

2

Gail Hardy

Egret reflections

3

Ann Smallegange

Damselflies on Leaf

4

Andy Smylie

Sharing

5

Graeme Watson

Venice Canal

6

Mel Brackstone

Flight

7

Ian English

Denman’s Apparition

8

Roy Killen

Best Friends

9

Margaret Edwards

Braid Girl

10

Alex Hunter

Larry no 2.


Results for Trans Tasman 2009

OPEN PRINTS:  
(For the Photographic Alliance of Great Britain Trophy)

Australia 107 points  -  New Zealand 104 points

PROJECTED IMAGES:
(For the Cook Bicentenary Plaque)

Australia 104 points  -  New Zealand  98 points

NATURE SECTION:
(For the Banks Trophy)

New Zealand - Prints 56   -   Projected Images 56 =  112 points

Australia - Prints 40       -    Projected Images 53  =  93 points

OVERALL - New Zealand  = 314       Australia = 304 points.

Print Entries - THIS COMPETITION IS NOW CLOSED FOR THIS YEAR.

APS members are invited to submit a maximum of six (6) prints for selection to represent Australia in the next Trans Tasman Competition with New Zealand to be held in Victor Harbour Apscon.  Please use the entry form below or a facsimile.

Each of the ten (10) entries selected will earn their authors five (5) points towards APS Honours. An author may only have two(2) prints in the selected Australian entry.

Entrants may enter a maximum of six (6) prints (A4 to 40cm x 50cm). Subject matter is open. Please mount prints on 40cm x 50cm stiff board. The prints may be either monochrome or colour. They may be self or commercially processed, but you must own all copyright of the photograph, and have taken it yourself. Any manipulation should have been done by yourself, or under your explicit direction. Prints must be identified on the back with your name and address, as well as the title of the work. Prints selected in previous years are ineligible.

A panel of suitable persons will select the entry.

Return postage in the form of stamps or cash (no cheques or PO dockets) for the prints return must be included, plus a stamped SAE for the result. The packaging should be re-usable for the return of the prints.

Closing date for receipt of entries is July 21st, 2009

Please download the entry form from the COMPETITION ENTRY FORMS in the download section. You will  need to log in to access it.

PLEASE MAKE SURE YOU SEND PRINTS TO MARGARET PATTISON ONLY, this is on the print entry form.

Projected Image Entries

Projected Images IN DIGITAL FORMAT, should be a maximum of 1024 pixels horizontal or 768 pixels vertical. Each image file should be in the sRGB JPEG format and the file size – IMAGE OPTION, Quality 12 maximum. Entries must be submitted by CD/DVD medium. Slides 50mm x 50mm mount size.

All entries must have entrants name, address and title clearly marked.

  • Entrants may submit a maximum of 4 entries but acceptances will be limited to a
    maximum of two per entrant.
  • All entries must be the work of the entrant.
  • Work previously accepted in the Trans Tasman Nature Competition is not eligible.
  • Use packaging suitable for return of work and include an SAE for results and
    sufficient stamps for return postage. No other fees are required.
  • All possible care will be exercised, but no responsibility for loss or damage, will be
    assumed by any person or committee, associated with this competition.
  • Each entry selected in the Trans Tasman Competition earns the author 5 points
    towards APS Honours.