Frequently asked questions can be found as a PDF document HERE
|Frequently Asked Questions:
How to enter into the 11th Annual Capture Oakville Photography Competition
|Do I have to be a member of Oakville Camera Club (OCC) to enter this Competition?||No, the competition is open to any person who is a resident of Ontario, Canada.|
|Where do I get a full set of the Competition Rules?||Go to website: CaptureOakville.com (enter link to Rules tab and a pdf downloadable version is available)|
|Do all the images have to be taken in Oakville?||No, images can be of anywhere in the world, EXCEPT for the Capture Oakville category which must be taken within the geographic confines of the Town of Oakville.|
|Must the image be recent?||All images must have been taken within a specified time-frame; any time between 4 October 2016 and 2 October 2017.|
|How many images can I enter?||You can enter a maximum of six-(6) entries, however, you cannot enter any more than one-(1) image into a single Competition Category.|
|What is the deadline for submitting?||To be eligible, an entry must be submitted electronically by 2 October 2017.|
|Where do I submit my image electronically?||Submit the image file along with the completion of the on-line Entry Form along with yonr full payment to firstname.lastname@example.org|
|When is payment due?||Payment is due upon submission of your electronic Entry.
Go to PayPal.com and select Send Money option, enter the recipient as email@example.com
|How do I pay for my entry and what do I pay for multiple entries?||You can pay online along with your electronic submission via Paypal*.
The first entry is $25 ($20 for members) and each additional entry is $10 more.
So for example if you were entering in the following:
all six categories you will be paying $75 ($70),
five categories $65 ($60),
four categories $55 ($55),
three categories $45 ($40) and
two categories $35 ($30).
*Standard PayPal charges apply
|I am a Student under 18 years of age, how much will it cost me to enter the competition?||This year as part of our Canada 150 Edition, we are pleased to offer free entry to anyone 18 years of age and under.|
|How large a file should I submit for judging?||The file must be in a JPG format, no smaller than 250kB and no larger than 10mB.|
|I see reference to Hand of Man in the Category definitions – what does that Mean?||Any element that is recognizable that man has had a hand in effecting.
For example; images may not include unintentional objects, either animate or inanimate in nature – wildlife images may not exhibit a habitat comprising elements of the Hand of Man, i.e., such as barn swallows in a barn, owls on fence-posts, birds on a wire, even though such inclusion may be minimal in relation to the image
Hand of Man Details
|Frequently Asked Questions:
Printed Image Competition
|I entered my image into another clubs photo competition; can I also enter it into Capture Oakville?||No. Images must not have been entered into a previous or other photography competition, this includes any OCC competitions such as OCC Photo Challenges.|
|How do I know if my image was accepted?||Entrants will be notified of their selections by e-mail, no later than October 13, 2017|
|If my image is selected, when do I submit my print(s)?||The deadline for submitting prints is Monday, November 6, 2017|
|Where do I submit my print(s)?||Prints can be dropped off at a number of convenient locations in Oakville, including Queen Elizabeth Park Community and Cultural Centre (QEPCCC), 2302 Bridge Road, Oakville ON.
See Entry Rules at www.CaptureOakville.com for full details.
|What size of prints should I submit?||Submit a print size that shows your work at its best.
The image can be no smaller than 4” x 4” and no larger than 16” x 20”.
The actual paper size can be any size up to 20” x 24”.
|Do I have to arrange to have my print(s) framed for the Exhibition?||No, OCC will arrange for your print to be professionally dry-mounted, matted and framed for the Exhibition|
|How are the winning images selected?||A panel of independent judges, professionals in the photographic industry, will judge the final print entries.|
|Where is the Exhibition of the winning and accepted prints?||The Exhibition opens with a Gala on Friday, 1 December 2017 at Queen Elizabeth Park Community and Cultural Centre (QEPCCC), 2302 Bridge Road, Oakville.|
|Can I come to the Gala even if my image did not get accepted?||Yes, and please bring others who would enjoy an evening of photography.
The event is free of charge, and no preregistration is required.
|If I need to get help, or need more information, who do I contact?||Send an e-mail with your questions directly to firstname.lastname@example.org.|