58th Singapore International Photography Award 2011 - Singapore

15/08/2011 18:30

Límite de aportación: 31/8/2011




SIPA is open to all photo enthusiasts; however, an entry may be rejected when the organising committee in its reasonable discretion, believes the entry does not conform to exhibition rules and conditions.

Entries must be originated as photographs (image-captures of objects via light sensitivity) made by the entrant on photographic emulsion or acquired digitally. By virtue of submitting an entry, the entrant certifies the work as his own and permits the organisers to reproduce all or part of the submitted images and other information free of charge for publication, posting on websites, and/or display in media related to the exhibition. The organiser assumes no liability for any misuse of copyright.

Images may be altered, either digitally or otherwise, by the maker. Artworks or computer graphics created by the entrant may be incorporated if the photographic content predominates, subject to divisional restrictions. All final works must be photographic digital file. Titles of the pictures will not generally be read at the time of judging unless desired by judges.

Nature Photography definition

Nature photography depicts living, untamed animals and uncultivated plants in a natural habitat, geology and the wide diversity of natural phenomena, from insects to icebergs. Photographs of animals which are domesticated, caged or under any form of restraint, as well as photographs of cultivated plants are ineligible. Minimal evidence of humans is acceptable for nature subjects, such as barn owls or storks, adapting to an environment modified by humans, or natural forces, like hurricanes or tidal waves, reclaiming it.

The original image must have been taken by the photographer, whatever photographic medium is used. Any manipulation or modification to the original image is limited to minor retouching of blemishes and must not alter the content of the original scene. After satisfying the above requirements, every effort should be made to use the highest level of artistic skill in all nature photographs.

Definition of the black and white photography (monochrome)


Each entrant may submit in all 5 sections, up to 4 entries per section.

All entries must be submitted in digital JPEG format. Images shot on film MUST be scanned into digital format.

The image dimensions MUST be between minimum 2000 pixels and maximum 3000 pixels with minimal JPEG compression.

Any image previously accepted in the PSS Singapore International Salon or PSS National Photographic Exhibition/ ASEAN Salons is not eligible for submission.

Late entries shall not be judged. Entrant MUST NOT submit the same entry in other sections. The decision of the judges is final. No correspondence shall be entertained. The submission of entries signifies the entrant’s acceptance of the Conditions of Entry. The Organiser shall not be held responsible for any entry which is lost or damaged.

Entries by Online Submission


A black and white work ranging from very dark grey (black) to very clear grey (white), with varying shades of

grey, is a monochrome work. A black and white work toned entirely in a single colour, will be regarded as a

monochrome work and will be placed in the black and white category; such a work can be reproduced in black

and white in the catalogue of a salon held under FIAP patronage.

On the other hand, a black and white work modified by partial toning or by the addition of one colour becomes a

colour work, (polychrome) and will stand in the colour category; such a work requires colour reproduction in the

catalogue of a salon held under FIAP patronage.Entries by CD Submission

ALL Works MUST be submitted on a single CD-ROM, which is non-returnable. Entrant must ensure that the digital images are properly burnt into the CD-ROM. The Organiser will not be held responsible should errors occur while reading the digital information from the CDROM presented. Proof of delivery does not signify proof of receipt of the entries.

Images Coding

The file name coding, ONLY IN ENGLISH and in BLOCK letters., MUST NOT have more than 20 characters, shall be in the following 3 groups and must be consistent to what is written on the entry form..

Payment of fees

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“ISO Country code” - “Author's name” - “Section Code”

The first group is the ISO country code in 2 characters. The second group is the author’s name truncated to maximum 10 letters. Third group is the sequential number for the photo according to the respective section.

Eaxmple: PC1 to PC4, BW1 to BW4 or TC1 to TC4. For example: Tan Ah Lian from Singapore may be either SG-AHLIAN-PC1, SG-AHLIAN-PC3 or SG-AHLIAN-TC4

Section codes:

BW Digital Colour Open PC TC Digital Nature (Colour) NC

Entries not accompanied by the entry fee will not be judged and considered disqualified. Participants are encouraged to submit fees by “PAYPAL” or “WESTERN UNION” to the Salon Chairman,

cheques or bank drafts will not be accepted. Cash payment must be paid in US/Singapore dollars only. Fees submitted for late submission shall be used for return of catalogue at the end of the Salon.


This Salon is conducted in conformity with FIAP regulations. Acceptance and awards will be taken into account for the FIAP distinctions.

Winning entries will be uploaded in SIPA Website www.sipa.org.sg after judging. Notifications and score cards will be sent by email.

Best Local Entry Awards shall only be awarded to Singapore Citizens and Permanent Residence participants. A PHOTO CATALOGUE PRESENTING THE AWARD WINNING WORKS AND LIST OF ACCEPTED ENTRIES

will be sent to each overseas participant by ordinary post.

- Participants may request the SIPA catalogue to be sent by Air Courier Services however the couriers charges of USD $50.00 must be paid together with the entry fees in advance.

- Local Participants will have to collect the catalogue from PSS Clubhouse personally. The Entry Forms can be downloaded from: http://pss1950.org/competitions/sipa2011 and www.sipa.org.sg

Digital Monochrome Open Digital Travel (Colour) Digital Experimental (Colour) DE

Panel of Judges

Goh Kim Hui

Foo Tee Jun

Desmond Teo

Tan Cheng Hai

Maria Sin

Yeo Wee Han

Michael Heng

Henry Lee

Raymond Chua

Tay Puay Koon

Digital Colour Open Section Digital Experimental Colour Section

Chua Swee Ping

Edward Cheong Chee Hong

Lawrence Lau

Hui Man Yan

Goh Koon Peng

Digital Travel (Colour) Section

David P C Tay

Eric Goh Wee Seng

Lim Chu Teik

Darren Tong

Kuah Siong Lim

Lee Hin Mun

Teo Yong Kang

Steven Yee Pui Chung

Bey Hua Heng

Wong Beow Leng


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