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WNE 2020 Introduction

Introduction

2020 sees the sixth Winchester National Exhibition – an exhibition of digital photographic images.

The exhibition is organised by Winchester Photographic Society and is affiliated to British Photographic Exhibitions (BPE), thereby allowing photographers to gain BPE Crowns for any acceptances.

Winchester National Exhibition 2020 is open to any photographer, amateur or professional, who is resident in the United Kingdom, Channel Islands, Isle of Man, or BFPO addresses. Entries into any of five classes can be submitted in May and June and the resulting exhibition will be shown in September 2020.

Key Dates

Entry Submission Period1st May 16 May to 30th June 2020
From the 16 May, there will be a link for submitting entries, which will be available till entries close on 30 June 2020.
Results announcedEnd of July 2020
CataloguesWe will post an electronic catalogue in CD format to all entrants following the Presentation & Awards Evening
Presentation & Awards EveningSeptember 2020 Performance Hall, Winchester Discovery Centre 
Online viewing of exhibitionSeptember to December 2020 via Winchester Photographic Society website

Judges

Roy Lambeth eDPAGB AFIAP BPE2
Sue Sibley ARPS DPAGB EFIAP BPE3
Colin Harrison RPS MPAGB FBPE EFIAP/d2

Classes

There are five classes and you may enter up to three images in each, but no more than ten images in total.

Pictorial ColourColour Images on any subject and of any style will be judged on pictorial merit (i.e. the use of the photographic medium as an art form). The emphasis is on interest, visual impact, composition and technical excellence. Images may be manipulated in camera or on the computer, but ‘altered reality’ images that have been visibly manipulated should be submitted in the Creative section.
Pictorial MonochromeMonochrome Images (one colour plus white) on any subject and of any style will be judged on pictorial merit (i.e. the use of the photographic medium as an art form). The emphasis is on interest, visual impact, composition and technical excellence. Images may be manipulated in camera or on the computer, but ‘altered reality’ images that have been visibly manipulated should be submitted in the Creative section.
CreativeAny subject, including abstract images abstract and ‘altered reality’ images
ScapesLand, sea or urban views. People or animals may be included but should not form the main subject of the image.
NatureDepiction of all branches of natural history as defined in the common FIAP/PSA/RPS Nature Definition, January 2015 (outlined in full in the Rules of Entry)

 

Fees£1.50 per image; minimum fee of £6.00
 Payment via Paypal at the time of submission, or cheque payable to Winchester Photographic Society and sent to 
The Treasurer, Winchester Photographic Society, 17 Gillingham Close, Kings Worthy, Winchester, SO23 7RL

 

Enquiries

Download the WNE 2020 Flyers

WNE 2020 Update