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[Club Name] Photobook Competition YEAR


ENTER BY [DAY MONTH]
Win $XXX in prizes



The [Club Name] Photobook Competition celebrates excellence originality and fitness-for-purpose in photo book creation, and gives entrants the opportunity to extend their creative skills in curating, pairing and sequencing a series of images, layout and design, and enhanced storytelling.  For inspiration see the winners of the Australian Photographic Society's Book Competition and discover some photo book design tips here.

 

Entry period


Opens:  [Day Month]
Closes:  [Day Month]


Note: The APS Book Competition is generally hosted in the last half of the year. To give your club members the best chance in the national competition, we suggest you host yours in the first half of the year, so entrants can receive feedback beforehand.
 

Categories & Prizes


[If an Open category competition]
[If multiple categories]



Criteria


Portfolio category
For a series of images without a narrative or storyline, similar to an exhibition catalogue or monograph. The focus is on the technical skill of the photography.

Storytelling category
For a book that aims to tell a story or present a creative visual narrative.

 

How to enter

  Download a copy of our Entry Form template document
 

Judging criteria


A panel of judges who are expert in [curating and editing images, making or desiging photo books, or judging camera club print competition judging] will assess the books for excellence and fitness-for-purpose in:
 
Additional criteria for Storytelling category:
 

 

Judges


Name, title or company
Include details of their experience in curating or editing images, photo book design or making, or camera club print competition judging.

Name, title or company
Include details of their experience in curating or editing images, photo book design or making, or camera club print competition judging.

Name, title or company
Include details of their experience in curating or editing images, photo book design or making, or camera club print competition judging.

 

Winner announcement

 

Winners will be announced on [Day Month Year] via [a Zoom presentation at XX.XXxm, an award presentation and exhibition at [Venue} at XX.XXxm, email, website or Facebook.]

 

Submission address

 

Submit a physical book and completed Entry Form to this address before the deadline:

[Club Name] Photobook Competition
c/o [First Name Last Name]
[Street address]
[Suburb  State  Postcode]

 

Book returns


All books will be returned after the winner announcement. Please indicate on the Entry Form whether you have included a prepaid self addressed envelope with your submission or you will physically collect your book(s) from [Address] on [Day Date Time].
 

 

Momento Pro book printing discounts


There is no requirement to print your book with Momento Pro but should you be interested they offer our club members 30% off their first order then 10% off all other orders.  Find out more and join their Club Program here.
 

Australian Photographic Society Book Competition


The Australian Photographic Society also hosts an annual photo book competition. Entries close on 15 October 2021.

 

Award Coordinator


Contact us with any queries.

[Name]
[Email]
[Phone]


 
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