WNE 2019 Introduction
2019 sees the fifth Winchester National Exhibition – an exhibition of digital photographic Images.
The exhibition is organised by Winchester Photographic Society and is affiliated to British Photographic Exhibitions (BPE), thereby allowing photographers to gain BPE Crowns for any acceptances.
Winchester National Exhibition 2019 is open to any photographer, amateur or professional, who is resident in the United Kingdom, Channel Islands, Isle of Man, or BFPO addresses. Entries into any of five classes can be submitted in May and June and the resulting exhibition will be shown in September 2019.
Entries closed on the 30th June 2019.
|Key Dates||Entry Submission Period||1st May to 30th June 2019|
From the 1st May, there will be a link for submitting entries, which will be available till entries close on 30 June 2019.
|Results announced||End of July 2019|
|Catalogues||An electronic catalogue in CD format will posted to all entrants following the Presentation & Awards Evening|
|Presentation & Awards Evening||September 2019, Performance Hall, Winchester Discovery Centre|
|Online viewing of exhibition||September to December 2019 via Winchester Photographic Society website|
|Judges||Maureen Toft||efiapD2 , FBPE, MPAGB, MPSA|
|Caroline Colegate||ARPS APAGB|
|Classes||There are five classes and you may enter up to three images in each, but no more than ten images in total.|
|Pictorial Colour||Colour Images on any subject and of any style will be judged on pictorial merit (i.e. the use of the photographic medium as an art form). The emphasis is on interest, visual impact, composition and technical excellence. Images may be manipulated in camera or on the computer, but ‘altered reality’ images that have been visibly manipulated should be submitted in the Creative section.|
|Pictorial Monochrome||Monochrome Images (one colour plus white) on any subject and of any style will be judged on pictorial merit (i.e. the use of the photographic medium as an art form). The emphasis is on interest, visual impact, composition and technical excellence. Images may be manipulated in camera or on the computer, but ‘altered reality’ images that have been visibly manipulated should be submitted in the Creative section.|
|Creative||Any subject, including abstract images abstract and ‘altered reality’ images|
|Scapes||Land, sea or urban views. People or animals may be included but should not form the main subject of the image.|
|Nature||Depiction of all branches of natural history as defined in the common FIAP/PSA/RPS Nature Definition, January 2015 (outlined in full in the Rules of Entry)|
|Fees||£1.50 per image; minimum fee of £6.00|
|Payment via Paypal at the time of submission, or cheque payable to Winchester Photographic Society and sent to |
The Treasurer, Winchester Photographic Society, 17 Gillingham Close, Kings Worthy, Winchester, SO23 7RL