Summer, Autumn, Winter and Spring Salons

Digital entries close at 2pm on SUNDAY before the meeting for handing in print entries. For 2019 the dates are:

  • Summer Salon – Digital 2pm 24th February, Prints 25th February
  • Autumn Salon – Digital 2pm 7th April, Prints 8th April
  • Winter Salon – Digital 2pm 11th August, Prints 12th August
  • Spring Salon – Digital 2pm 22nd September, Prints 23rd 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:

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

These will enable you to directly upload your Digital Image entries, as well as digital versions of your Print Entries, and provide all details in relation to your salon entry.

You will receive an email acknowledgement of your entry. If you are submitting matted prints, please print out your email acknowledgement and include it in the envelope with your prints when you bring them to the meeting when they are due.

Nominated Subjects 2019

The list below has the set subjects 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 subjects, please add the subject in brackets – preferably the short form – at the end of the title, e.g. “Shadow Patterns (Light)”.

Subjects (with short form labels in parentheses):

  • Just Being Kids (Kids)
  • Light Effects (Light)
  • Nature’s Finest (Nature)
  • Night in the City (Night City)
  • A Matter of Perspective (Perspective)
  • Impressionist (Impressionist)
  • An Unlikely Combination (Unlikely)
  • Social Interaction 21st Century Style (Interaction)
  • Fast or Slow (Fast Slow)
  • An Image that reflects on this quotation from “The End” by Janet Frame (Quote):

Up is heaven, down is ocean
or more simply, sky and sea rivalling in welcome.

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.

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: