“Photojournalism” Competition

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“Photojournalism” Competition

The assigned subject for January is “Photojournalism”
Photos should appear to meet Photographic Society of America (PSA) Photojournalism rules:

Photojournalism images shall consist of pictures with informative content and emotional impact, reflecting the human presence in our world.
The journalistic (story-telling) value of the photograph shall be considered over pictorial quality.
In the interest of credibility, photographs which misrepresent the truth, such as manipulation to alter the subject matter, or situations which are set up for the purpose of photography, are unacceptable in Photojournalism.
Techniques that add, relocate, replace or remove any element of the original image, except by cropping, are not permitted. The only allowablemodifications are removal of dust, scratches or digital noise, restoration of the existing appearance of the original scene, sharpening that is notobvious, and conversion to greyscale monochrome. Derivations, including infrared, are Not eligible.

A member may enter up to four photos. Only one photo may be submitted in each of the following categories:

Assigned Subject – enter either for Digital Assigned Subject or Print Assigned Subject, but not both, entries may be color or monochrome
Digital Open – enter either Class A or Class B, but not both – entries may be color or monochrome
Print Open Color
Print Open Monochrome

See Competition Rules for details.
Uploading digital photos
Use the Upload page for all digital categories. The upload deadline is Tuesday, at midnight, the week of the competition. Information onupload file types, sizes and color space are at the bottom of the upload page.
Print labels
Usethe label templatefor the information that must be on the back of your photo. Attach the label in the upper left corner on the back to ensure your photo will beorientated correctly for the judges. You can enter your information into the label template before your print, or by hand after you print. Leave the “Picture #”and “Score” fields blank.


Darrell – Welcome and Club updates – Oxford Greens Competition July 11
Charlie- Program updates – Know Your Camera Program Night, Feb. 8
Mark & Sandy- New England Camera Club Council updates & CAP
Rhonda – Exhibit updates – Newtown & Beyond Recap, Annual Competition, NECCC Cards
Wendy – Introduce the judges





Assigned Subject – “Photojournalism”
Open – Class A
Open – Class B


Assigned Subject – “Photojournalism”
Open Color
Open Monochrome

Fast run-through at the start
Ties resolved at end of category
Short break after digital for snacks



Range: 6 to 10 by half points
Practice now, note your score acknowledgment below keypad, disappears after 15 seconds

Brief and focus on how to improve
One judge’s comments per photo
Rotating judges

The event is finished.


Jan 25, 2018


2:15 pm – 4:30 pm

Local Time

  • Timezone: America/New_York
  • Date: Jan 25, 2018
  • Time: 2:15 pm – 4:30 pm


Newtown Senior Center @ 14 Riverside Road, Sandy Hook, CT 06482
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