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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
  • Awards and Recognition

    HONORS

    » Honors Proposal Instructions & FormPDF (updated for 2017) | Document

    SERVICE AWARDS

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

    SOCIETY RECOGNITION AWARDS

    » Appreciation Award for Teaching Proposal form: Interactive PDF | PDFDocument
    » Stanley B. Ashbrook, Jr. Memorial 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
  • Star Ratings and ROPA

    ROPA

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

    STAR RATINGS

    » PID - Application for Stars 1-5 (updated 3-8-2017)Color (PDF)  Mono (PDF)
    » Nature - Star Ratings Application (updated 12-21-2015): PDF (Download and print) or Excel (electronic application) (email to nd-star-ratings-director@psa-photo.org)
    » PJD - Application  for Star Ratings (updated 12-30-2015): PDF
    » PTD - Application for Star Ratings: pdf
    » PPD - Application for Star Ratings (updated 12-30-2015): website page | document
    » 3D3D Star Rating Application Information

    GALAXY AND/OR DIAMOND AWARDS

    » PID - Application for Galaxy or Diamond (updated 3-8-2017): Color (PDF)  Mono (PDF)
    » Nature - Galaxy and Diamond Application (updated 12-21-2015): PDF (print and mail in) or Excel (electronic application) (email to: nd-galaxy-diamond-naturalist-director@psa-photo.org)
    » Conversion example working toward the Diamond Star in the ND: doc
    » Conversion example for Galaxy Award in the ND - doc
    » PJD - Application for Galaxy (updated 12-30-2015): PDF
    » PJD - Application for Diamond Award (updated 12-30-2015): PDF
    » PTD - Application for Galaxy or Diamond Awardpdf
    » PPD - Galaxy Award Application Procedure, Mono or Color: document

    CONVERSIONS

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

  • Portfolios
  • Projected Image Division (PID)
    » PID - Application for Stars 1-5 (updated 3-8-2017)Color (PDF)  Mono (PDF)
    » PID - Application for Galaxy or Diamond (updated 3-8-2017): Color (PDF)  Mono (PDF)
    » PID - Application for PID Conversion: PDF
  • Nature Division (ND)
    » Nature - Star Ratings Application (updated 12-21-2015): PDF (Download and print) or Excel (electronic application) (email to nd-star-ratings-director@psa-photo.org)
    » Nature - Galaxy and Diamond Application (updated 12-21-2015): PDF (print and mail in) or Excel (electronic application) (email to: nd-galaxy-diamond-naturalist-director@psa-photo.org)
    » 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)
    » PJD - Application  for Star Ratings (updated 12-30-2015): PDF
    » PJD - Application for Galaxy (updated 12-30-2015): PDF
    » PJD - Application for Diamond Award (updated 12-30-2015): PDF
    » PJD Conversions Procedures: pdf
    » PJD - Photo Story competition Entry form - due August 1: Interactive Web Page
  • Photo Travel Division (PTD)
    » PTD - Application for Star Ratings: pdf
    » PTD - Application for Galaxy or Diamond Awardpdf
    » Photo Travel Essay competition Entry Form - due June 1: PDF  | Document
  • Pictorial Print Division (PPD)
    » PPD - Application for Star Ratings (updated 12-30-2015): website page | document
    » PPD - Galaxy Award Application Procedure, Mono or Color: document
    » 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 (due August 1) - pdf

  • 3D Division (3D)
    » 3D3D Star Rating Application Information
    » Sequence Competition Entry form: PDF

  • PSA Chapters and Clubs, Councils, and Federations
    » Club Representative Update Form (requires Club Representative login first)Interactive website page
    » Newsletter Contest Entry Form - submission period March 1 - June 1:

    » Feb 1 - Apr 15  
    » January 15 - March 15 - 2017 - WEBSITE COMPETITION IS NOW CLOSED TO NEW ENTRIES
    » Instructions for PSA Council Challenge Upload - pdf (revised 1-13-2016)
    »
  • PSA Competition Entry Links
    CHAPTERS, CLUBS, COUNCILS AND FEDERATIONS 

    » Feb 1 - Apr 15  
    » Newsletter Contest Entry Form - submission period March 1 - June 1:

    » January 15 - March 15 - 2017 - WEBSITE COMPETITION IS NOW CLOSED TO NEW ENTRIES
    » Instructions for PSA Council Challenge Upload - pdf (revised 1-13-2016)
    »
    PSA DIVISIONS

    Projected Image Division
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    » PPD Book Contest Entry Form (due August 1) - pdf
    » Photo Travel Essay competition Entry Form - due June 1: PDF  | Document
    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