82nd Annual Open Exhibition
Each year the Society invites photographers, both members and non members, to submit work for its open exhibition.
This year the Exhibition will be divided into two, a print Exhibition and a projected image (DPI) Exhibition.
WPS Annual Open Print Exhibition 2015
The Exhibition will be held in the Winchester Discovery Centre from Saturday 25 April to Sunday 17 May 2015, except May Bank Holiday Monday 4th May.
The Exhibition results can be seen under the Competitions menu or by following this link, Results for the WPS Annual Open Print Exhibition 2015
Our thanks go to all the people who entered images and congratulations to those who were selected for the Exhibition by our three eminent judges. The details of acceptances and awards are results page.
We would also like to thank our judges and all the volunteers whose hard work and dedication made this Exhibition possible.
Our Judges were:
Richard Brayshaw MA FRPS
Paul Keene, FRPS, MPAGB, EFIAP/p, MFIAP
Suzanne Pollen MA ARPS
Detailed Terms and Conditions for entry can be found here.
Online Entry: (Opens in a new Window or Tab, depending on your Web Browser)
Entry is via our online submission pages accessed through this website, throughout the Month of February 2015 (opening Sunday 1st February and closing at 6pm Saturday 28th February).
Submission of Prints:
All prints may be handed in on any Club night from Tuesday 3rd February through to Tuesday 3rd March, but no later. Please contact the print coordinator directly at if you are unable to deliver to a WPS evening at the Discovery Centre.
The classes into which entries may be made are set out below.
|Members Only Classes||Trophy|
|Class A||Beginners||Cliff Pinn Trophy|
|Class B||Set of 3||Challenge Trophy|
|Class C||Free Subject||D. J. Cup|
|Class D||Hampshire Landscape||Hampshire Chronicle Bowl|
|Class E||Human Portrait||Pyne Medal|
|Class F||Nature||King Alfred Cup|
|Class G (new)||Street||Outings Cup|
|Class H (new)||Action||Wintonian Trophy|
|Class I (new)||Straight Out of The Camera||RAW Trophy|
Please note the new new definitions of Nature and Wildlife on the FIAP website. The link takes you the the PDF document on the FIAP website.
|Class J||Monochrome – any subject||Jubilee Medal (Jubilee Cup)|
|Class K||Colour – any subject||Spectral Medal (Spectral Salver)|
|Class L (new)||Creative||Florence Wilcocks Medal|
Number of Entries:
A maximum of 4 prints per class may be entered.
The exception is class B where only 1 set, i.e. 3 images, may be entered (and counts as 1 entry.)
In addition members may enter the open classes – with up to 4 prints per class.
Prints must conform to the society’s general rules for entering internal competitions — see WPS Internal Competitions section or pages 9&10 of the handbook.
Additionally, prints must be in mounts 40cm x 50cm to fit into the exhibition frames.
(NEW) Winchester National Exhibition – Projected Images
This year the society invites photographers, both members and non-members, to submit work for its NEW open projected image exhibition now separate from our existing print exhibition. This new exhibition will be run at the end of the season, with the selected images being shown at a Presentation Evening in September (2015).
Three eminent judges will select work and award trophies and certificates of merit in the various classes listed below.
Entry will be via our new online submission pages accessed through the this web site.
ONLINE ENTRY: throughout the MONTHS of MAY & JUNE 2015 (opening Friday 1st May and closing at 6pm Tuesday 30th June).
Further information, including full details of the rules and terms and conditions of entry, will be published on the WPS web site www.winphotosoc.co.uk during March 2015.