Contest Categories for 2018-2019

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September, 2018 - Images due by September 1
NatureINTERNET - 2 images + Comments
Restricted to the use of the photo process to depict all branches of natural history, except anthropology and archaeology, in such a fashion that a well-informed person will be able to identify the subject material and certify its honest presentation [...]
September, 2018 - Images due by September 5
OpenREGULAR - 2 images + Comments
The major part of each image must have been captured by light sensitivity. Photographs may be modified using digital image editing programs. A scanner may also be used as a camera to capture photographs of objects placed on the scanner glass. [...]
Land/Sea/City ScapeSPECIAL - 1 image, No Comments
Pictures that show the places and spaces around us in rural, aquatic or urban environments in which the space, place or elements thereof are the main subject [...]
October, 2018 - Images due by October 3
TravelREGULAR - 2 images + Comments
A Photo Travel image expresses the characteristic features or culture of a land as they are found naturally. There are no geographic limitations. [...]
FlowersSPECIAL - 1 image, No Comments
The image must include one or more flowers as its main subject. Parts of flowers and fields of flowers are permitted. [...]
November, 2018 - Images due by November 1
NatureREGULAR - 2 images + Comments
Restricted to the use of the photo process to depict all branches of natural history, except anthropology and archaeology, in such a fashion that a well-informed person will be able to identify the subject material and certify its honest presentation [...]
Sunset/SunriseSPECIAL - 1 image, No Comments
Images may be of any subject, with sunset or sunrise as the main element. [...]
December, 2018 - Images due by December 5
OpenREGULAR - 2 images + Comments
The major part of each image must have been captured by light sensitivity. Photographs may be modified using digital image editing programs. A scanner may also be used as a camera to capture photographs of objects placed on the scanner glass. [...]
WaterSPECIAL - 1 image, No Comments
The main subject must be water, and may be in any of its forms: liquid (stationary or moving, including rain), solid (ice, frost, snow, or hail), or gaseous (mist, fog, or steam). [...]
December, 2018 - Images due by December 14
NatureINTERNET - 2 images + Comments
Restricted to the use of the photo process to depict all branches of natural history, except anthropology and archaeology, in such a fashion that a well-informed person will be able to identify the subject material and certify its honest presentation [...]
January, 2019 - Images due by January 2
OpenREGULAR - 2 images + Comments
The major part of each image must have been captured by light sensitivity. Photographs may be modified using digital image editing programs. A scanner may also be used as a camera to capture photographs of objects placed on the scanner glass. [...]
ReflectionsSPECIAL - 1 image, No Comments
Image must include a reflection as its main subject. The reflection may be on any surface, such as water, metal, glass, plastic, even the surface of the eye. [...]
February, 2019 - Images due by February 6
CreativeREGULAR - 2 images + Comments
The PSA definition of Creative is Altered Reality. The image may be of any subject matter and must obviously display a change in natural color, form, shape or any combination of these three. [...]
Power of ColorSPECIAL - 1 image, No Comments
The main thrust of the image must be the use of color and how it defines what we view [...]
March, 2019 - Images due by March 6
OpenREGULAR - 2 images + Comments
The major part of each image must have been captured by light sensitivity. Photographs may be modified using digital image editing programs. A scanner may also be used as a camera to capture photographs of objects placed on the scanner glass. [...]
HumorSPECIAL - 1 image, No Comments
Images that portray humorous situations and/or or evoke the sense of humor in the viewer. Any content of the image is acceptable so long as the dominant part of the image is used to portray the concept of humor [...]
April, 2019 - Images due by April 3
PortraitREGULAR - 2 images + Comments
Image of a person or group of people that displays the expression, personality, and mood of the subject. This is done through the use of effective lighting, backdrops, and poses. [...]
Patterns/TexturesSPECIAL - 1 image, No Comments
Images which use patterns (a repetition of shapes, lines, or colors) and/or emphasize texture (surface characteristics) to define or describe the main subject matter. [...]
May, 2019 - Images due by May 1
OpenREGULAR - 2 images + Comments
The major part of each image must have been captured by light sensitivity. Photographs may be modified using digital image editing programs. A scanner may also be used as a camera to capture photographs of objects placed on the scanner glass. [...]
AnimalsSPECIAL - 1 image, No Comments
The main subject of the image must be one or more living members of the animal kingdom. This includes land, air, and water creatures (note that corals are animals). [...]