Rectified award and acceptance list will be published after verification of RAW images.

APJ 1st International Salon 2020 (Digital)

PSA – 2020 – 278

SECTIONS:

APJ 1st International Salon 2020 has 9 sections, all digital, Recognised by PSA

COLOR OPEN (Colour) PSA PIDC

PORTRAIT (Colour / Monochrome) PSA PIDC

OPEN MONOCHROME ( Monochrome ) PSA PIDM

WOMEN( Monochrome ) PSA PIDM

TRAVEL (Colour / Monochrome) PSA PTD

EVENT AND FESTIVAL (Colour / Monochrome) PSA PTD

STREET (Colour / Monochrome) PSA PJD

PEOPLE (Colour / Monochrome) PSA PJD

NATURE (Colour / Monochrome) PSA ND

Each entrant may submit a maximum 4 images in one section.

The target acceptance rate will be about 35% in each section.

The jury will accord a total of 173 High Quality Awards.

EXHIBITION CALENDAR

Closing date: 5 TH JULY 2020

Judging: 19TH JULY 2020

Notification: 26 TH JULY 2020

EDAS PSA reports: 16 TH AUGUST 2020

Online Catalogue: 31ST AUGUST 2020

Public Exhibition: 6 TH SEPTEMBER 2020

Awards sent: 12 TH SEPTEMBER 2020 ONWARDS

Result will be posted on our website: www.onlinejsp.com

ENTRY FEE

For the participants outside of India 1 To 4 Sections 12 $ USD 5 To 9 Sections 16 $ USD

For Indian Participants 1 To 4 Sections Rs. 900/- 5 To 9 Sections Rs. 1200/- PAYPAL (preferred method)

Entry fee can be paid with PayPal

PayPal ID – paypal.me/joyrajsamanta / joy470@gmail.com

BANK DETAILS

Account Holder – JOYRAJ SAMANTA

Bank Name – UCO BANK

Branch Name – BUDGE BUDGE

Account Number – 11170100003613

IFSC – UCBA0001117

Account Type – Savings

Please send payment confirmation mail to – jspsalon2020@gmail.com

Club / Group Discount: 10 to 20 Participants – 10% discount 20+ Participants club – 20% discount

For club and group discounts, contact Chairman: jspsalon2020@gmail.com

SUBMISSION OF WORKS ONLINE ENTRY FORM (preferred method)

Authors must fill out an Online Entry Form on the official website and submit entries online: www.onlinejsp.com

If, for some reason, you cannot send your pictures, please e-mail Exhibition Chairman and we will find a solution: jspsalon2020@gmail.com

FILE DIMENSIONS: –

Photos must be in jpeg format.

Dimensions: – Maximum image width (horizontal) is 1920 pixels –

Maximum image height (vertical) is 1080 pixels –

File size is maximum 2 MB.

Smaller image are accepted.

FILE NAMING

Except for the restriction to use only English alphabet (a-z), no other requirements (don’t use special characters) for file names;

file name should be the way authors want it to appear in the catalogue (title name).

Each image must have a unique title.

Once an image has been accepted in a PSA Recognized exhibition, that same image, or a like “in camera” or a “reproduction” duplicate of that image:

i. May not be entered or re-entered in any section of the same Division Star Ratings class in that exhibition regardless of media, format, or title.

ii. May not be re-titled for entry in any other PSA Recognized exhibition, including translation into another language.

iii. Images meeting the Monochrome Definition and non-manipulated colour images from the same capture shall be considered the same image and must be given the same title.

iv. PSA members working on Galaxy and Diamond Star Ratings shall be allowed to continue using different titles of monochrome versions and colour versions of the same capture that have already been accepted until the required number of acceptances for those titles have been completed. Words such as “Untitled” and “No Title” are not acceptable as part or all of an image’s title, nor are camera capture filenames. An image may be entered in only one section where acceptances of that image in multiple sections would be eligible for the same star path. No title or identification of the maker shall be visible anywhere on the face of an image, print mat or mount entered in a PSA Recognized exhibition.

JURY

For all 9 sections:

RAJDEEP BISWAS –

Dip. Photo (FU, FIP), MPSA, EFIAP, FFIP, SSS/r, Hon. FICS, FAPU

SUBRATA BYSACK

– GMPSA/G, EFIAP/g, FFIP, GPU CR 5, GPU VIP 5, GAIUP, SEPSS, ACPE, Hon FPPS, Hon WPG, Hon FCPE. Hon FSAP, Hon FWPAI, Hon GPA PESGSPC, Hon PESGSPC

TUHINKANTI DAS

– MPSA, EFIAP, FFIP, AICS, AISF, ACPE, ES. USPA, GPS.PESGSPC, Hon. FSAP, Hon. FWPG, Hon. PESGSPC, Hon. CPE, Diploma in Photography (FIP)

KOSHAL BASU

– EFIAP, PPSA, FFIP, EFIP/g, FIC-G, Hon. FPPS, GPA.PESGSPC, Hon. PESGSPC

PUSHPENDU PAUL

– AFIP, EFIP, AFIAP, EFIAP, HON.PESGSPC, GPA PESGSPC, HON.CPE

The jury’s decision is final and irrevocable. Images may not be changed by the exhibition prior to or during judging. Images may not be changed by the exhibition’s equipment prior to or during judging. This includes resizing of images either smaller or larger or changing the aspect ratio of the original image to “Fit to screen” or to “Fill screen” by equipment. Judging will be done ONLINE or with HDTV.

EXHIBITION CHAIRMAN

JOYRAJ SAMANTA – EFIAP, EPSA, EIUP, EFIP, GPU CR-2, Hon. PESGSPC, GPA. PESGSPC, Hon. WPAI Contact – joy470@gmail.com / +91-9830124632

AWARDS – TOTAL 173 HIGH QUALITY AWARDS

For each section:

PSA Gold Medal – 1

APJ Gold Medal – 1

APJ Silver Medal – 1

APJ Bronze Medal – 1

APJ Certificate of Merit – 10

APJ Chairman’s Choice – 5

BEST AUTHOR –

APJ Gold BEST CLUB – APJ Trophy

Each author can receive only one award in each section. The decision of the Jury is final and irrevocable. All participants will receive a report card with all his/her scores. The results of the exhibition will also be published on the website of the competition. We offer certificates of acceptance to all accepted authors (electronic format).

NOTIFICATION AND RESULTS

Report card will be sent by email.

CATALOG

Online PDF Exhibition Catalogue will be available on our website: www.onlinejsp.com

PUBLIC EXHIBITION:

Awards Ceremony and Exhibition 6 TH September 2020

Digital Valley Hall Gupta Complex 237/G/14 Dharmatala Road, Budge Budge, Kolkata – 700137

The exhibition will be open to the public in the period 6th September 2020 – 7 th September 2020

PARTICIPATION

The exhibition is open to anyone; however, an entry may be rejected when the sponsoring organization or its agent, in its reasonable discretion, believes the entry does not conform to the exhibition rules and conditions. An entrant’s images will not be presented to the judges consecutively. An entrant’s four images will be distributed throughout four rounds of judging in that section. Distribution of images shall be in the same round order as submitted by the entrant. Entries must originate 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 (aliases are not permitted). The entrant 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 may include low resolution posting on a website. Note: Entrants who indicate that their images may not be reproduced or used “will not be eligible for awards” or inclusion in audio-visuals of the exhibition “and could be subject to disqualification” by the exhibition sponsors. The exhibition assumes no liability of any misuse of copyright. Images may be altered, either electronically or otherwise, by the maker. Artwork or computer graphics created by the entrant may be incorporated provided the photographic content predominates, subject to Nature, Photo Travel and Photojournalism divisional restrictions. All final work must be on photographic film, or on electronic file, or on photographic or electronic print material, mounting excepted No title or identification of the maker shall be visible anywhere on the face of an image, print mat or mount entered in a PSA Recognized exhibition. Each image must have a unique title. Once an image has been accepted in a PSA Recognized exhibition, that same image, or a like “in camera” or a “reproduction” duplicate of that image.

i. may not be entered or re-entered in any section of the same Division Star Ratings class in that exhibition regardless of media, format, or title.

ii. may not be re-titled for entry in any other PSA Recognized exhibition, including translation into another language.

iii. images meeting the Monochrome Definition and non-manipulated color images from the same capture shall be considered the same image and must be given the same title.

iv. PSA members working on Galaxy and Diamond Star Ratings shall be allowed to continue using different titles of monochrome versions and color versions of the same capture that have already been accepted until the required number of acceptances for those titles have been completed. Words such as “Untitled” and “No Title” are not acceptable as part or all of an image’s title, nor are camera capture filenames. An image may be entered in only one section where acceptances of that image in multiple sections would be eligible for the same star path