2022 Monthly Challenge

Rules for 2022 Monthly Challenge

  1. Digital images must be captured between the dates given for each month.

2. Only JPG files can be accepted. Please try to keep files down to a size of 2-3 MB (or less). In deference to PSNZ standards, images must have a maximum of 1620 pixels on the horizontal side and a maximum of 1080 pixels on the vertical side. Images can be cropped to any size within these limits.

3. Our new image uploader has been tested and should work, so please use the following URL:

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLScHGcXscMBm4BLXJVBMbJjI4l5S2a9VWlT9FR4uK-Xd6Z0_hw/viewform?usp=sf_link

You may have to copy and paste the URL into your search engine (Like Google Chrome) for it to work.

If you do nevertheless have problems with the new image uploader, please email your entries to APPScompetitions@gmail.com with the text 2022-04 Challenge entered in the Subject line AND, separately, let Greg (GregoryTurner71@hotmail.com) know that you have sent your images through email, along with a brief outline of the problem you experienced with using the uploader link. Greg may also be contacted at: (021) 149-4764.

April Challenge

Please note: Digital images for our April challenge must be originally captured between Monday, 28th March and Sunday, 24thApril 2022, and submitted by midnight on Sunday 24th April 2022.

Image topics:

  1. Misty Day.
  2. An image that depicts the quote: “There is a time for everything and a season for every activity under the heaven”.
  3. Portrait: Messy. Take an amazing portrait of someone; make a mess while you are doing it.

Name your images by copying and pasting the corresponding file name to the photo, inserting your name where indicated.

PLEASE NOTE: The naming of your images is similar to previous monthly submissions.

2022-04 Challenge; name*; Misty Day

2022-04 Challenge; name*; Quote

2022-04 Challenge; name*; Messy

*name (put your first name and a space and then your surname)

For example: 2022-04 Challenge; Joe Bloggs; Misty Day

March Challenge

Please note: Digital images for our March challenge must be originally captured between Monday, 21st February and Sunday, 27th March 2022, and submitted by midnight on Sunday 27th March 2022.

Image topics include:

  1. Interclub: An image that depicts “Night Life in the City”.
  2. Interclub: A Black and White Landscape image in the Style of Walker Evans.
  3. Artistic: An image that depicts texture. You should almost be able to feel the image.

Name your images by copying and pasting the corresponding file name to the photo, inserting your name where indicated.

PLEASE NOTE: The naming of your images is similar to previous monthly submissions.

2022-03 Challenge; name*; Night Life

2022-03 Challenge; name*; B&W Landscape

2022-03 Challenge; name*; Texture

*name (put your first name and a space and then your surname)

For example: 2022-03 Challenge; Joe Bloggs; Texture

24th January to 20th February 2022 Challenge Themes

Also, please read the rules at the top of the page.

February Challenge

Digital images for our January to February challenge must be originally captured between Monday, 24th January to Sunday, 20th February 2022, and must be submitted by midnight on Sunday 20th February 2022.

1.      Take an image viewed 100mm (that’s 10cm, or 4 inches) from the ground.

2.      Take a Long Exposure image. (typically use speeds longer than one second but could be 30 seconds or more)

3.      Most Landscapes are wide open spaces of natural beauty… this month find the beauty of the urbanscape/cityscape.

Name your images by copying and pasting one of the file names below and just inserting your name where indicated.

PLEASE NOTE: The naming of your images is similar to all of last year.

2022-02 Challenge; name*; Ground

2022-02 Challenge; name*; Long Exposure

2022-02 Challenge; name*; Urbanscape

*name (put your first name and a space and then your surname)

For example: 2022-02 Challenge; Joe Bloggs; Ground

Please send your entries via email to appscompetitions@gmail.com with the text 2022-02 Challenge entered in the Subject line.

Also, please read the rules at the top of the page.