Instructions for Submitting Photos for Competitions

Instructions for Submitting Photos for Competitions by Paul Schmoldt

If you want to participate in our CCC competitions and/or Canadian Association of Photographic Arts (CAPA for short, Canada Wide competition), the following format must be used.
• 1. Image must be .jpg format and of the following maximum size (also the Optimum size due to projector consideration): 1400 pixels Horizontal and 1050 pixels Vertical. It cannot exceed these sizes but can be smaller.
• 2. Save the .jpg image at ‘10’ compression in Adobe programs, 83% in Lightroom, or 90% compression in FastStone (this free program can be downloaded at ).
• 3. a) Label or name your .jpg image as this example for CCC competition:
JohnClubmember-Open1-2013 02 24.jpg which translates to
First And Last Name – Competition Theme (with 1,first image submitted, 2,second image submitted) – Date of Competition (YYYY MM DD).jpg

• All CCC competition images to be emailed to Gavin Stuart ( The deadline is Midnight Sunday, nine days prior to the competition when they are judged as per Meeting Schedule. Gavin will reply to your entries with a brief note (very brief) when he receives them.