Set Subjects for 2021
Images are to be no more than 1920 pixels wide and no more than 1080 pixels high.
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It is important to realise that every photographer may interpret each subject quite differently to the next person. The definitions below are therefore very brief, and are only to be used as a guideline……
TUESDAY 9 FEBRUARY Landscape Date: Judge Terry Cockfield – Entry Deadline Sunday 31 January
MPS Club Landscape Definition: The club's applicable definition of a Landscape for this purpose is as follows: “While a prominent feature of the image should be a landform, this definition does include where the land meets the sea /ocean or lake. Images can therefore show some representation of both land and water. It does not include Cityscapes.”
TUESDAY 9 MARCH Colour harmony: Judge Liz Robertson – Entry Deadline Sunday 28 February
Refers to the property that certain aesthetically pleasing colour combinations have. These combinations create pleasing contrasts and consonances that are said to be harmonious.
TUESDAY 13 APRIL Ancient or modern: Judge TBC – Entry Deadline Sunday 4 April
Ancient means a person who is very old, whereas modern means someone who lives in modern times. When used as adjectives, ancient means having lasted from a remote period, whereas modern means pertaining to a current or recent time and style.
TUESDAY 11 MAY Means of travel: Judge Robin Short – Entry Deadline Sunday 2 May
A vehicle used to get a person from A to B, i.e car, train, bus, plane
TUESDAY 25 MAY MPS NZ NATURAL HISTORY: Judge Mike Boyd Clark – Entry Deadline Sunday 16 May
TUESDAY 8 JUNE Portrait: Judge Chris Traill – Entry Deadline Sunday 30 May
Photographs of single subject or group portraiture for example babies, children, parents, grand- parents, families, Zoo, farm and domestic animals
TUESDAY 13 JULY Creepy crawlies: Judge Eric Johnston – Entry Deadline Sunday 4 July
An unpleasant worm, insect, or spider
TUESDAY 10 AUGUST Rings, rounds and globes: Judge Geoff Beals – Entry Deadline Sunday 1 August
Anything object that is round in shape
TUESDAY 14 SEPTEMBER Street life: Judge Bob McCree – Entry Deadline Sunday 5 September
Photo’s based on life on the street of a area in a city, town or suburb
TUESDAY 12 OCTOBER Botanical beauties: Judge Bruce Crossan – Entry Deadline Sunday 3 October
Photo’s where the subject is plants, flowers, herbs, nuts, seeds, roots and berries
TUESDAY 9 NOVEMBER Animal antics: Judge Lee Riley – Entry Deadline Sunday 31 October
Attention-drawing, often wildly playful or funny act or action i.e caper
TUESDAY 14 DECEMBER Salon: Judge Paul Byrne – Entry Deadline Sunday 14 November
NOTE: For the Salon, images must be submitted exactly as entered, i.e. with no further editing or adjustments, and they must have been entered in a 2021 club night for judging.