March 1, 2021 - March 4, 2021
8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Competition Chair – April Atkins – 250-634-0612
Students must have their own camera.
Registrations Deadline: Feb 19th, 2021
Competitor limit – 40 students from SD 61, 62, 63 64, 79
- Date & Time: Submissions will be accepted only during the week of the competition (Feb 20th-Feb 28th).
- DropBox link will be provided at the beginning of the week of competition by email.
- Submission to assigned DropBox completed by midnight on Feb 28th. Access will be closed after this point.
- Location: Online
- Students will need to submit 5 photo assignments in JPEG format, straight out of camera with no post production editing allowed.
- Students will need to fill out the online camera registration form stating the make and model of camera that they will be using for the competition.
- Judging: will take place March 1-3 online with judges meeting over Zoom.
- Award Ceremony March 4th, 12-12:30pm
- Zoom link for the competition awards ceremony will be provided to competitors by email
- All competition photos must be uploaded straight out of camera without any post-production editing.
- Files must be uploaded into the correct Assignment folder (Portrait, Candid, etc.) in DropBox following naming requirements by midnight on February 28th .
- “First_Lastname_assignment.jpg” (example: Jane_Doe_Portrait.jpg uploaded to Portraits folder, Jane_Doe_Candid.jpg uploaded to Candids folder, etc.)
- DropBox link will be provided in intro email at the start of the competition week.
- Images need to be taken during the week of competition. Competitors will need to ensure their camera date is set correctly.
- Students will need to fill in a Google Form with their name and make/model of camera that they use for the competition.
- Each assignment will be scored on 1-3 star ranking (3 being highest). Scoring will be the cumulatives mark of all 5 assignments.
- This will be a head and shoulders portrait of another person
- Lighting, pose and expression should be what make this photo work.
- Picture yourself as a fly on the wall – capture a moment in time of a person or animal. This image should not be posed, in contrast to the Portrait assignment.
- Take a photo where an egg or several eggs of any kind is clearly the main subject of the image.
- This is a very open assignment – get those creative juices flowing and get cracking!
- Take a photo where lines are the principle subject. This may be abstract and can use horizontal, vertical, diagonal or curved lines
- Still Life:
- My Favourite things: compose, light and shoot a collection of physical objects that represent you. This could be a collection of things that represent you as a person or that represent a particular interest of yours.