2 nd Vantaa Photoclub International exhibition


FIAP Patronage 2013/225
PSA recognition in PID color and monochrome
UPI licensed as L130046-M5G4S4B
SKsL Patronage 2013/002


Upload time start: 14st October 2013
Closing date: 17th November 2013
Judging: 22th – 24th November 2013
Notification 30th November 2013
Awards/Catalogues sent 27th January 2014
Exhibition Opening 16th December 2013


A General Colour (PID color)
B General monochrome (PID monochrome)
C Love (Colour and monochrome, see more below Rules) (PID color)
D Child (Colour and monochrome, see more below Rules) (PID color)


Best author of Exhibition,
4 FIAP Gold, 4 FIAP Silver, 4 FIAP Bronze, 12 FIAP Honorable Mention,
4 PSA Gold, 4 PSA Silver, 4 PSA Bronze, 12 PSA Honorable Mention,
4 UPI Gold, 4 UPI Silver, 4 UPI Bronze, 12 UPI Honorable Mentions,
4 SKsL Gold, 12 Honorable Mention,
12 Vantaa Photoclub Honorable Mention
A total of 100 awards.

Entry fee:

30 € all sections. PayPal account exhibition@vantaanfotokerho.net



Eero Venhola EFIAP, SKsLE, Finland
Vili Kuronen EFIAP/b, Finland
Peter Christiansen Photorapher, Sweden
Ari Laine EFIAP, Finland (alternate)

President of salon:

Sakari Mäkelä, SKsLA*, SKsLC*


Management team:

Eero Kukkonen AFIAP, Tapio Kihlberg AFIAP, Raimo Järvinen


Contact information:

email: exhibition(@)vantaanfotokerho.net
Sakari Mäkelä: Sakari(@)sakari.fi
Vantaa Photoclub address: Eero Kukkonen, Kirstinkuja 6, 01400 Vantaa, Finland


Register on our web site and upload your photos http://obsession.vantaanfotokeho.net



1) Entry is open to all photographers worldwide, amateur or professional

2) Only digital images are accepted. The themes are

A) Open color. This covers all subjects and includes creative images.
B) Open monochrome. This covers all subjects and includes creative images.
C) Love. Covers all aspects of all types of love and loving. Color or monochrome images accepted.
D) Child. Covers all images of a child or children, portrait or documentary. Color or monochrome images accepted.

3) All acceptances accrues to FIAP, PSA ,UPI and SKsL honorary titles.

4) All images must be maximum 1024 pixels horizontal and 768 pixels vertical side including any borders. Images must be saved as jpg files of a good quality. The file size of a picture must not exceed 2 MB. The color profile must be sRGB.

5) Each entrant is limited to 4 images per section. Images will be judged using a good quality screen monitor, so the true colours are well portrayed. No information about the entrant, her/his country or image must be visible in the picture.

6) Labelling: There is need of special naming of images; the given name will be used in the catalogue.

7) Permission to reproduce any image in an internet exhibition and in online pdf-catalogue and CD-pdf-catalogue is assumed. The accepted pictures will be shown as a presentation in the Salon shows.

8) The organizers may refuse to accept an entry, image or title at their discretion.

9) The exhibition assumes no liability for any misuse of copyright. Copyright of the images accepted for catalogue and support of our salon retained by the author.

10) The payment method is PayPal. Where the entry fee is paid with cash, money order or cheque, they will not be judged or returned.

11) This competition is run under FIAP, PSA and UPI rules. Entries without fees or with incorrect fees will be rejected.

12) All entrants will be sent a catalogue, which will be posted by surface mail. The catalogue is also available as a pdf-file on our web site.

13) Entries must originate as photographs, i.e. ilmage captures via light sensivity, made by the entrant.

14) By virtue of submitting an entry the entrant certifies the work as his own and permits the sponsors to reproduce all or part of the entered material free of charge for publication and/or display in media related to the exhibition. This includes web galleries.

15) Submission of an entry signifies acceptance of all our conditions. The same image (monochrome or Color version) can not be enter different sections of exhibitions in the same year.

16) Awards: total 101 awards and honorable mentions.
(SKsL = AFCC = The Association of Finnish Camera Clubs)
(VF = Vantaan Fotokerho = The Vantaa Fotoclub)

17) Entry fee 30 € all sections.

18) This competition is run under FIAP, PSA , UPI and SKsL rules.

19) Contact information: obsession.vantaanfotokerho.net
email exhibition@vantaanfotokerho.net

20) Monochrome definition
A monochrome image is defined as having varying shades of no more than one color (various shades of that color from very light to very dark) but it may be any single color. Multi-toned images (various shades of two or more colors) and greyscale images with added an accent color are not acceptable in Monochrome Class sections and must be entered in Color Class sections.