Summer, Autumn, Winter and Spring Salons

Digital entries close at 2pm on SUNDAY before the meeting for handing in print entries. For 2021 the dates are:

  • Summer Salon – Digital 2pm 21st February, Prints 22nd February
  • Autumn Salon – Digital 2pm 18th April, Prints 19th April
  • Winter Salon – Digital 2pm 8th August, Prints 9th August
  • Spring Salon – Digital 2pm 26th September, Prints 27th 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, and provide all details in relation to your salon entry. Online registrations of your print entries is encouraged and preferred as it cuts down on administration overhead. The submission deadlines for online entries of both digitals and prints is the same. See the KCPS Competition Rules link above for more details.

You will receive an email acknowledgement of your entry.

Nominated Themes 2021

The list below has the set themes for the Wellington Region Interclub Print Competition normally held in September each year. 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 (WT)”.


  • Blur (B)
  • Framed (F)
  • H is for… (H)
  • In the City (IC)
  • Multiple Exposure (ME)
  • Symmetry (S)
  • Triptych (T)
  • The Great Outdoors (TGO)
  • Wet (WT)
  • What we do in the Shadows (WWDS)

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

The 2021 competition is to be held on October 12th. The subjects are as described above in the Nominated Subjects section.

Trenna Packer Salver Nature Photographic Competition

The competition is for a set of six nature images.  They must be taken in New Zealand and its offshore islands.  Entries are open to all clubs in New Zealand.  The competition opens on 1st May 2021 and closes on 18th June 2021.

KCPS will be entering this competition, so you are invited to send in your nature images. This form will remain open for submissions until May 1st.

Use this link to submit: Trenna Packer Submission Form

Best of Year Competition

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

KCPS Calendar Submissions

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 the KCPS 2020 Exhibition link above, and select the Kapiti topic.

PSNZ Competitions – Wiltshire Digital Image Cup and Bowron Landscape Trophy

To submit images for one or both of these use the links to the forms below. Both forms close on 1 February 2021 in order for final selections to be made and entered in the PSNZ competitions by the closing date of March 1.

Wiltshire Digital Image Cup

Bowron Landscape Trophy

Holiday Image Challenge

Use this form to submit up to 4 images to be shown at our first society meeting of 2021 on February 8th. Closing date February 1st.

Holiday Image Challenge