Guidelines & Rules for the Australian Interstate Photographic Competition (AIPC)

The AIPC is a Digital Image only competition

  1. Entries permitted per medium:
  • Digital Images Colour: Ten per state.  Max number per exhibitor is two.
  • Digital Images Monochrome:  Ten per state.  Max number per exhibitor is two.
  1. Digital Images entered in previous AIPC competitions are ineligible.
  1. This is an open competition.
  1. States are requested to use the online form on the APS website to enter images and makers details.  >> Online Entry Form
  1. The maximum horizontal dimension is 1920 pixels and the maximum vertical dimension is 1080 pixels. Each image file should be in the sRGB JPEG format, and a maximum file size of 5 Megabytes. Smaller standard file size are also accepted.
  1. No author’s name or image description should be visible on the front of any image.
  1. Please note the following:
     Image Source
    1.1. APS Competitions are based on photographs defined as a visible image originating from the action of light or other forms of radiant energy upon a photographic medium or device.  For example: a film or digital camera or digital scanner.
    1.2. Digital or print images submitted must have a photographic origin.
    1.3. Images created solely within a computer environment are not eligible for APS Competitions
  1. Points can no longer be claimed for APS honours.
  1. Acceptance cards will no longer be issued due to cost and that they have no value.
  1. Merit certificates will be awarded to the top five entries in each section.
  1. A Herbert Medallion will be awarded to the best entry in each section.
  1. The Alan Moran Certificate will be awarded to the State gaining the highest combined total of all sections.
  1. A replica Roy Berryman perpetual trophy will be awarded to the maker of the best image in the competition.
  1. A DVD of Digital Images shall be prepared by the AIPC Liaison Officer and made available to each competing state.
  1. A digital PDF catalogue is to be made and forwarded to the APS office for uploading to the downloads section of the website, so that members can download and view the results.

The original Roy Berryman Perpetual Trophy will be engraved but held by the AIPC facilitator, the recipient will receive a personal engraved trophy. The Alan Moran trophy has been lost and has been replaced with a suitable certificate.

The winners of the Alan Moran Trophy since 1989 have been:

    2023  Victoria
2022  Victoria 2021  New South Wales
2020  New South Wales 2019  Victoria
2018  New South Wales 2017  New South Wales
2016  New South Wales 2015  New South Wales
2014  Victoria 2013  n/a
2012  n/a 2011  Queensland
2010  Queensland 2009  New South Wales
2008  New South Wales 2007  New South Wales
2006  New South Wales 2005  New South Wales
2004  New South Wales 2003  New South Wales
2002  Queensland 2001  Queensland
2000  Victoria 1999  Victoria
1998  Victoria 1997  South Australia
1996  Victoria 1995  New South Wales
1994  New South Wales 1993  South Australia
1992  South Australia 1991  Victoria
1990  Victoria 1989  New South Wales