May 2018 Program Meeting

Tuesday, May 1, 2018 -
6:30pm to 9:00pm

Meeting Location: Eau Gallie Civic Center

1551 Highland Ave, Melbourne, 32935

Come early to view Contest Photos and to socialize before the meeting.

Presentation Topic: B&W Photography

Presenter: Richard Thomson

Richard was born in Boston, Massachusetts, reared in Maryland, and settled in Florida by way of California; Richard Thomson has evolved his photography skills with as much diversity as his travels.  Documentary photography is his passion.  He has judged international photography competitions as well as judged and juried many local contests and exhibitions.  Richard served nine terms as President of the Camera Club of Brevard, and is currently the Vice President of Programs.

Monthly Competition

Competition Theme: Eyes

Competition Type: Monthly

Competition Rules:
  • Members in good standing may submit one print photograph.
  • Photographs must have been taken within the previous 18 months.
  • Monthly and Quarterly contest winning photographs (those who have won ribbons) CAN NOT be re-submitted for another monthly contest.
  • Please write your name on the back of the photograph.
  • Photographs are to be no larger than 15 inches on a side (note: see panorama sizes).
  • Photographs are to be no smaller than 7 inches on a side.  Photographs with special printing techniques may be smaller.
  • For panorama images, defined as a photograph with a minimum 2:1 ratio long side to short, the maximum long side shall be no more than 20 inches.  For example, a 2:1 ratio image shall have a maximum size of 20 inches long side to 10 inches short side.  A 3:1 ratio image shall have a 20 inch maximum long side and 6 2/3 inch on the short side.  The maximum size mount/matte for a panorama photograph shall be no larger than 20 inches per side.
  • Photographs may be mounted or matted. Framed or gallery wrapped photographs are not allowed. The maximum size of a mount/matte shall not exceed 20 inches per side.
  • Photographs must represent the monthly theme.
  • One or more judges will determine the awarded photographs.
  • Ribbons will be awarded for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place plus honorable mentions.

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