Summer, Autumn, Winter and Spring Salons

Digital entries close at 2pm on SUNDAY before the meeting for handing in print entries. For 2020 the dates are:

  • Summer Salon – Digital 2pm 23rd February, Prints 24th February
  • Autumn Salon – Digital 2pm 19th April, Prints 20th April
  • Winter Salon – Digital 2pm 9th August, Prints 10th August
  • Spring Salon – Digital 2pm 27th September, Prints 28th September

These dates are also listed in the Events page.

Here are the KCPS Competition Rules (pdf file).

There are two entry submission forms for submitting to the Salons:

Whilst Lockdown is in place and club meetings are discontinued until further notice, the Print entry form has been modified. You are invited to submit 2 additional digital images instead of prints and choose any Nominated  Theme for each – see list below.

  1. Digital entry form – click here.
  2. Print entry form – click here.

These will enable you to directly upload your Digital Image entries, and provide all details in relation to your salon entry.

You will receive an email acknowledgement of your entry.

Nominated Themes 2020

The list below has the set themes for the Wellington Region Interclub Print Competition, to be held in September.  If you wish to enter an image in any club salon, digital or print, that fits one of the Wellington Interclub themes, please add the theme in brackets – preferably the abbreviated short form – at the end of the title, e.g. “River rapids (LL)”.


  • Earth, sea and sky (ESS)
  • Just Illusion (JI)
  • Mono Portrait (MP)
  • Musical Image (MI)
  • Once was Home (OH)
  • An Emotion (E)
  • Macro Life (ML)
  • Levitation (LEV)
  • Luscious Liquid (LL)
  • In the Style of Andreas Gursky (SAG)

Any image identified that way will gain one extra point in the judging results for the year. This is to encourage you to try out subjects or viewpoints that may be new to you!

Wellington Interclub Print Battle

Use the following link to submit entries for the annual print battle with the rest of the Wellington region, which is hosted by KCPS this year. The subjects are as described above in the Nominated Subjects section.

Final entry date is Sunday 18th August 2019.

KCPS 2020 Exhibition

To submit images for the KCPS Exhibition to be held from 18th November to 4th December:

Best of Year Competition

To enter the “best of Year” competition – please use this form instead.

KCPS Calendar Competitions

These are digital-only competitions, to balance the print-only Frank Hinchcliff Award. They are intended to produce images from which next year’s calendar can be selected. Submissions will be made online, as for other club salons.

For full guidelines see this document.

To submit photos for consideration to be included in the next club calendar, please us this form: