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Portrait (Regular)

Maximum can submit 2 images

In addition, to the NECCC Pictorial (Open) category definition above, the following Portrait definition applies:

Portrait photography is an 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. The center of interest of the image is usually the person's face, although the entire body and the background or context may be included. Portraits can be either staged or candid, but if candid care must still be taken to capture the image with effective lighting, backdrops, and poses. The main subject must be the person/people, i.e. a casual street scene is not a portrait.

Any adjustments/changes/modifications to an image submitted in the Portrait category, must appear natural.