1. Who May Enter
Open to anyone of any age.
2. Where To Enter
Entries will be accepted on Friday, January 25, 2019 in the Sunrise Hospital Auditorium, 3186 S. Maryland Pkwy, Las Vegas, NV 89109 between 5:00 PM and 6:30 PM.
3. How To Enter
Complete the summary form below and the print entry forms on the next page. Please print legibly. Fill out the summary form with information on all of your entries. For each print, please fill out a separate print entry form. The print entry form must be securely taped on the back of the print in the top center.
(C) Color (M) Monochrome
- (AB) Abstract
- (AP) Animal/Pets
- (CM) Commercial
- (CR) Creative
- (DO) Documentary*
- (NA) Nature*
- (PE) People
- (PI) Pictorial
- (PJ) Photojournalism*
- (PO) Portraiture
- (ST) Still Life
- (TR) Travel*
- (UC) Unclassified
- (WL) Wildlife*
*NOTE: No specific category is defined by technique. Subject matter must be the defining parameter. Care must be taken in the Documentary, Nature, Photojournalism, Travel, and Wildlife categories. Normal photographic processes may be used to enhance the image quality in these five reality based categories but must not be used to alter the truth of the photographic statement. This means not altering the factual representation.
6. Number of Entries and Fees
Each entrant may submit a total of 8 prints. Entry fee is $3.00 per print for Nevada Camera Club members and students and $5.00 per print for all others.
Prints will be judged by three photographic judges. Judges have the right to recategorize prints. The decision of the judges is final.
8. Return of Prints
Prints must be picked up at the April 26, 2019 Nevada Camera Club meeting between 6:00 PM and 7:00 PM or by previous arrangement. Presentation of the receipt by anyone will be proof that the individual has permission to pick up prints for the owner. Prints not picked up within 90 days become the property of Nevada Camera Club, P.O. Box 19451, Las Vegas, NV 89132. Under no circumstances may prints be removed from the exhibit during the show.
9. Print Requirements
The long side of the print must be at least 8". Slimlines are allowed. Exceptions to this rule are allowed for contact prints (must be at least 4"x5") and Polaroid transfer prints (no minimum size). Maximum print size is 16"x20". All entries must be printed on photographic paper. Alternative materials including but not limited to wood, metal, or acrylic, for example, are not acceptable. Prints must be mounted on RIGID stock, e.g., mount board or foamcore. Heavy materials such as Masonite or Lucite are not acceptable. No loose prints will be accepted. Minimum mount size is 8"x10". Maximum mount size is 16"x 20". Window mat(s) are optional. No glass or plastic covering or frames are allowed. Prints not in accordance with the above will be disqualified.
At the judges' discretion, 1st, 2nd, 3rd and honorable mention ribbons will be awarded for prints in each of the 28 categories. A Best of Show ribbon and a $100.00 cash prize will be awarded in each division (Monochromatic and Color).
By entering the competition, the photographer agrees to have his/her images on display for the entirety of the exhibit. Prints will be on display at the Lloyd D. George United States Courthouse, 333 S. Las Vegas Blvd., Las Vegas, NV 89101 from February 25, 2019 to April 26, 2019. No prints may be removed from the exhibition prior to 9:00 AM on Friday, April 26, 2019.
Prints that have won a first place ribbon in a previous Nevada Camera Club Annual Print Competition are not eligible. Entries must have been photographed by the entrant. Film and prints may be commercially processed. The Nevada Camera Club and the District Court are not responsible for lost or damaged prints. Nude and seminude photographs and subject matter not acceptable to District Court officials may not be exhibited. They may, however, be accepted for judging only.
For assistance Special Competitions Chairperson, by email.