PDI COMPETITION :- NOTES: VERY IMPORTANT
- Maximum Image Dimensions 1400px wide x 1050px high - REGARDLESS OF ORIENTATION
- e.g. square images can only be 1050px x 1050px max
- e.g. portrait orientation images CANNOT BE MORE THAN 1050px HIGH
- JPEG FILES ONLY – There is no limit to file size – 8bit (NOT RAW FILES)
- sRGB Colour space not Adobe RGB or RGB
- 3 Entries max per competition (can be either Mono or Colour) (unless otherwise stated)
- THE CLOSING DATE FOR ENTRIES IS ONE WEEK BEFORE THE JUDGING DATE
- If you have any problems contact the PDI Competition Secretary at
- IF THE COMPETITION HAS ALREADY BEEN BUILT – LATE ENTRY IS NOT GUARANTEED !!
- It is recommended that you add titles to your images. Titles will be shown with the image. If you do not wish to add a title to your image the file name should be as follows Joe Smith_ _1.jpg
- Please make sure you use your correct email address as you are identified by your email address.
If it has changed – notify the webmaster or the Competition Secretary Immediately.
- Do not enter a competition with an incorrect or out of date email address
or add yourself as a new entrant if it is not found - it will mess up your scores and the competition.
- Please make sure you know WHERE your images are stored on your computer or device.
- The image name starts with your full name, with a single space between your first and last names.
Double barrel surnames must be connected by a hyphen like “Bloggs-Smith”
- Then add an Underscore and the Title of your image followed by another Underscore. If you do not wish to have a title then just use a blank. i.e _ _ as above.
- The last part of the image name is a full stop followed by the file type, i.e. .jpg or .jpeg. The file type is normally entered automatically by your computer and should not be entered twice.
- e.g. the filename "Joe Bloggs-Smith_my first image title_1.jpg.jpg " is NOT CORRECT
Email Entry:- NOTES:
Structured File Name (SFN) Convention – How to re-name your Image Files.
VERY IMPORTANT: Parkstone Camera Club uses a Structured File Name (SFN) convention as an aid to identify entries. Your entry must conform to the following format. The only special character used is the UNDERSCORE
You are allowed three entries designated: “1” or “2” or “3”
(please note – in large competitions the “3” entry may be dropped due to time issues.)
Some examples of WELL FORMED Structured File Names (without the file format suffix)
Joe Bloggs-Smith_my first image title_1
Joe Bloggs-Smith_my second image title_2
Joe Bloggs-Smith_my Third image title_3
if you have :
- re-named your images correctly using the Structured File Name Convention
- Know where to find the images on your computer
- Know the Image Titles you wish to use
- and are ready to submit your entries: