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PPSA Digital Photographic Competition Guidelines & Rules

We encourage members in good standing to participate in image competition.  The following guidelines will assist those wanting to enter our monthly digital photographic competition.

Entrant must be a PPSA member in one of the following membership levels:
  • Master
  • Professional / Associate
  • Aspiring / Student
One image and / or album per month may be entered in one of the following seven (7) categories:
  • Portrait Individual -- person aged 13 or older, or an animal
  • Portrait Group -- two or more individuals, adults, children and / or animals combined
  • Portrait Child/ren -- one or more pre-teen children
  • Commercial / Industrial -- products, architectural, aerials typically used to exhibit, promote or sell a product or idea. People may appear as long as they are not identifiable
  • Electronic Imaging -- images created or enhanced by electronic means. Entrant MUST have performed all electronic / digital manipulation work.
  • Illustrative -- scenic, artistic or other similar subject matter. People may be present but not identifiable.
  • Wedding / Bridal -- images from wedding events or bridal portraits
Other Requirements:
  • May not submit same subject / model in same month. If you submit an album and an image, it must be of two different models and/or events / sessions.
  • May not submit same image more than once.
  • The creator’s name must not be visible on the front of the image.
  • All entries submitted that include people in their content must have a "Model Release" on file.
  • No entry will be eligible that has been made under the supervision of an instructor or as a class assignment.

If your image does not meet the above requirements, the entry will be disqualified; it will receive judges feedback, but not be eligible to win any prizes or recognition.

All entries are due no later than 5 P.M., the Tuesday before the monthly meeting and must be submitted online at www.ppgsa.org.  NO LATE ENTRIES WIL BE ACCEPTED!

"Professional Photographers of San Antonio, Inc." is a 501(c)6 non-profit organization.  San Antonio, TX 78260