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November Annual Club Contest

November 9, 2014 @ 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm

Our annual club contest theme will be “Eyes”

Interpret as you like but bring your best “Eyes” photo and enroll in our other categories.

Click here to read the Annual Rules and Categories

Annual Contest Categories:

Annual Contest Categories

1. People and Portraits 

  • Defined as individuals or groups of people as the primary focus of the photo.

2. Black and White

  • Any permissible subject is allowed.
  • No color photos allowed.

3. Animals

  • Domestic, captive, or wild.
  • Includes mammals, birds, reptiles, fish, etc.
  • Does not include insects (see Macro / Close-Up category).

4. Landscape / Scenery

  • Photos that focus on natural settings.

5. Macro / Close-Up

  • Macro/Close-up of any permissible subject.
  • Includes insects.

6. Architecture

  • Photos where man-made permanent structures are the theme (i.e.; buildings, bridges, dams, architecturalelements, etc.).

7. Panoramic

  • Defined as “capture of images with elongated fields of view”.
  • Any permissible subject is allowed.
  • Minimum size: 6” on the shorter measurement
  • Minimum aspect ratio:   2:1

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7. Panoramic (Continued) 

  • All mounting, framing, etc., requirements and/or restrictions apply unless specifically noted otherwise here.

8. Computer Enhanced / Manipulated

  • Anything obviously and overtly unnatural and manipulated in the computer and/or darkroom (i.e.; selective coloring, unnatural-looking HDR, etc.).
  • Any permissible subject is allowed.

9. Anything Goes

  • Images that do not fit any of the above categories, but are otherwise not restricted (i.e.: collages, nude, etc.).
  • Does not include computer enhanced or panoramas.

10. Annual Club-Selected Theme

  • Theme to be decided by LAPC members each year. (2012 Theme: “Country Roads”)
  • One (1) entry per person.
  • To be judged as a “Member’s Choice”.
  • One (1) vote per member (one chip).
  • 1st Place only shall be awarded.
  • Not eligible for “Best of Show” Award.
  • Winner will receive one (1) year’s paid membership to LAPC for the next year.


November 9, 2014
1:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Event Category:


Contest Theme
Showcase Photographer


National Czech & Slovak Museum
1400 Inspiration Pl SW
Cedar Rapids, IA 52404 United States
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