|Summary||Exclusively for Creative Photography. The PSA definition of Creative is "Altered Reality." The image must obviously display a change in natural color, form, shape, or any combination of three. High Dynamic Range (HDR) images without further changes are not considered "altered reality." The competition is open to all PSA-member Clubs.
|Director / Email
Nancy Sams, FPSA, EPSA (left)
|Asst Director / Email
Nancy Speaker (right)
|Clubs Register by:||November 15|
|Rounds Per Year / Dates||Three: January 10, March 10, and May 10|
|Groups & Entries / Round||A,B,C: New clubs start in Group C, 6 images, maximum of 2 images/member|
|Entry Method||Upload Images - This website will also display the club scores and award-winning images.|
|Rules & Awards / Round||"Altered Reality," 6 digital files, up to 6 images given awards (ribbons), 6-8 images given HMs (ribbons)
Cannot re-enter any images.
|End of Year (EOY) Awards||All images that received an Award during the three Rounds are entered in the End of Year competition. Six Silver Medals and one Gold Medal-Best of Show are awarded. High Point clubs earn certificates.|
|Information||Original image must be made by entrant on photographic emulsion or captured digitally. All images must be original and may not incorporate elements produced by anyone else. Original images must be altered by the maker; artwork or computer graphics generated by the entrant may be incorporated, if the original photographic content predominates. Images may not be constructed entirely within a computer. Image's core content must be identifiable. Non-creative images are not eligible for this competition. Any subject matter is acceptable as long as the Altered Reality guidelines are apparent.|
To register for a PSA Division Interclub Competition, please contact the Interclub Competition Director listed at the top of this page. Clubs can register at any time and participate in as many or as few competitions as the club wishes; however, clubs need to register and participate in all of the offered rounds to be properly ranked in the year's standings.
The Interclub Comparison Chart is a quick reference to all seven of the PSA Interclub Competitions and is designed to help clubs select the Interclub Competition(s) that the club wishes to enter. A Consultant is available to help PSA-member clubs enter the Interclub Competitions. This service can be found in Clubs/Councils area, which is available through login.