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  • Model Release

    » Model Release Required for Portrait Images

    The entrant to this PSA activity needs to submit a signed Model Release with his/her entry for any portrait image, including all the recognizable likenesses of a human face, which were not taken in a public location. The entrant and model agree to hold PSA harmless against all claims and liabilities arising out of PSA’s publication, display, or other use of any portrait image submitted to PSA. Award images will be posted on the PSA web site and selected images may be published in the PSA Journal/Division Newsletters. Portrait images submitted without a Model Release, if selected for an award, will not be posted on the PSA website or published in the PSA Journal/Division Newsletters. For those who do not have a Model Release, a sample Model Release Form is linked below.

    Sample Model Release Form - doc


  • Education
    » Creating Competitive Images Enrollment Form (requires member login): interactive form
    » History of Photography Enrollment Form (requires member login): interactive form
    » Image analysis Enrollment Form (requires member login): interactive form
    » Photography Instruction Course Enrollment Form (requires member login): interactive form
    » A Portfolio Experience Enrollment Form (requires member login): interactive form
    » Creating Portfolios for Assessment Enrollment Form (requires member login): interactive form
    » Portraits in Available Light Enrollment Form (requires member login): interactive form
    » Still Life Photography Enrollment Form (requires member login): interactive form
  • PSA Conference
    » Conference Vendor Form - pdf
    » Speaker Notes Release and Publicity Form - website
    » Speaker Equipment Report Request - website
  • PSA Chapters and Clubs, Councils, and Federations
    » Club Representative Update Form (requires Club Representative login first)Interactive website page
    » Newsletter Contest Entry Form - » March 1 - June 1, Newsletter contest will open on March 1 with entry link from this page.
    » Feb 1 - Apr 15 Entry to this competition is now closed.
    » January 15 - March 15 - 2017 - WEBSITE COMPETITION IS NOW CLOSED TO NEW ENTRIES
    » Instructions for PSA Council Challenge Upload - pdf (revised 1-13-2016)
    » COUNCILS' CHALLENGE COMPETITION IS NOW CLOSED FOR THIS COMPETITION YEAR.
  • PSA Journal
    » PSA Journal Author's Agreement - pdf
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  • PSA DIVISIONS
  • Projected Image Division (PID)
    » PID - Application for PID Conversion: pdf
  • Nature Division (ND)
    » Nature - Star Ratings Conversion Procedurespdf
    » General information regarding Star, Galaxy, and Diamond Awards in the Nature Division: pdf
    » Conversion example working toward the Diamond Star in the ND: doc
    » Conversion example for Galaxy Award in the ND - doc
    » Photographer Naturalist Award Application (updated 12-21-2015)PDF
    » Study Groups Enrollment FormInteractive Web Page

  • Photojournalism Division (PJD)
    » Photojournalist of the Year Guidelines: doc
    » PJD Conversions Procedures: pdf
    » PJD - Photo Story competition Entry form - due September 15: Interactive Web Page
    » PJD Quarterly Competition - Entry rules: document  | Prepare and size electronic file images: document

  • Photo Travel Division (PTD)
    » Photo Travel Essay competition Entry Form - due August 1:  Document | pdf
    » Photo Travel Mini Essay competition Entry Form - due August 1:  Document | pdf

  • Pictorial Print Division (PPD)
    » Converting Stars in the PPD Division - website page
    » American Portfolios Enrollment FormInteractive website page
    » American Portfolios / Green Eagle Rules: doc | pdf
    » PPD Book Contest Entry Form (DEADLINE EXTENDED to August 30) - pdf
    » Pictorial Print Division Print of the Month (POM) Application - US - doc
    » Pictorial Print Division Print of the Month (POM) Application - Intl - doc


  • 3D Division (3D)

    » Sequence Competition Entry form: PDF
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  • PSA RECOGNITION
  • Awards and Recognition

    HONORS

    » Honors Proposal Instructions & FormPDF (updated for 2018) | Document

    SERVICE AWARDS

    » PSA Service Award Proposal Form: Interactive PDF | PDF | Document

    SOCIETY RECOGNITION AWARDS

    » Appreciation Award for Teaching Proposal form: Interactive PDF | PDFDocument
    » Ashbrook Award for Digital Imaging Instruction Proposal FormInteractive PDF | PDF | Document
    » Doscher Award for Traditional Photography Proposal Form - Interactive PDF | PDFDocument
    » Early Achievement Award Proposal Form: Interactive PDF | PDF | Document
    » Fallon Membership Award Proposal Form: Interactive PDF | PDF | Document
    » Peabody Award for General Photography Proposal Form: Interactive PDF | PDFDocument
    » Scales Award for Long Term Service to PSA Proposal Form: Interactive PDF | PDF | Document
  • Portfolios
  • PSA Competition Entry Links
    CHAPTERS, CLUBS, COUNCILS AND FEDERATIONS 

    » Feb 1 - Apr 15 Entry to this competition is now closed.
    » Newsletter Contest Entry Form - » March 1 - June 1, Newsletter contest will open on March 1 with entry link from this page.
    » January 15 - March 15 - 2017 - WEBSITE COMPETITION IS NOW CLOSED TO NEW ENTRIES
    » Instructions for PSA Council Challenge Upload - pdf (revised 1-13-2016)
    » COUNCILS' CHALLENGE COMPETITION IS NOW CLOSED FOR THIS COMPETITION YEAR.
    PSA DIVISIONS

    Projected Image Division
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    » PPD Book Contest Entry Form (DEADLINE EXTENDED to August 30) - pdf
    » Photo Travel Essay competition Entry Form - due August 1:  Document | pdf
    MODEL RELEASE


    » Model Release Required for Portrait Images

    The entrant to this PSA activity needs to submit a signed Model Release with his/her entry for any portrait image, including all the recognizable likenesses of a human face, which were not taken in a public location. The entrant and model agree to hold PSA harmless against all claims and liabilities arising out of PSA’s publication, display, or other use of any portrait image submitted to PSA. Award images will be posted on the PSA web site and selected images may be published in the PSA Journal/Division Newsletters. Portrait images submitted without a Model Release, if selected for an award, will not be posted on the PSA website or published in the PSA Journal/Division Newsletters. For those who do not have a Model Release, a sample Model Release Form is linked below.

    Sample Model Release Form - doc




  • Star Ratings and ROPA

    ROPA

    » ROPA Application - Interactive Web Page | Document
    » Information needed for a ROPA Application: doc 
    » Sample ROPA application: doc

    STAR RATINGS

    » Star applications in all Divisions now use the application processes described in these documents:
    Star 1-5 Application Instructions: pdf 
    Star Ratings Application Spreadsheet: Excel
    Guidelines for Using the Star Application spreadsheet: pdf


    GALAXY AND/OR DIAMOND AWARDS

    » Galaxy and Diamond applications in all Divisions use the application processes described in these documents:
    Galaxy-Diamond Applications Instructions: pdf
    Galaxy-Diamond Application Spreadsheet: Excel
    Guidelines for using the Galaxy-DIamond Application Spreadsheet: pdf

    » Conversion example working toward the Diamond Star in the ND: doc
    » Conversion example for Galaxy Award in the ND - doc


    CONVERSIONS

    » PID - Application for PID Conversion: pdf
    » Nature - Star Ratings Conversion Procedurespdf
    » PJD Conversions Procedures: pdf
    » Converting Stars in the PPD Division - website page