9th Annual Photography Competition/Exhibition, Vancouver, 2015
"Caroun Photo Club" (CPC) is going to hold the "9th CPC Annual Photography Salon 2015", at North Vancouver, Canada. This Competition is open to the individual photographers in Canada and worldwide (International), Professional and Amateur photographers!
Participants MUST be a member of CPC or CAPA, and their membership should not be expired until January 2015. Photos will be judged by 3 jurors, selected by CPC, and the announcement will be final. Participants could attend the judgment. Guide for membership is available on CPC website at:
CPC will have the right to publish photos anywhere in any form (magazines, bulletins, internet, slide show…), but the copyright remains for the photographer. A slide show will be made with these photos.
All the photos MUST have a “Title”. “No-Title” photos are not accepted. Photos of previous CPC competitions are not accepted too.
Slides, Negatives or Digitals (Black & White or Color) are accepted. Each Photographer could send maximum 4 photos. Photos could not be changed.
Subject of the competition is “Photographic Art”, and the theme is almost OPEN. Photos including the following TOPICS are accepted:
Wildlife / Nature / Pictorial / Portrait / Architectural / Still Life / Abstract / Sport / Travel / Close-up…
Following subjects are not accepted: Religious / Political / Photojournalism / Family Photos
An exhibition of all the Photos will be held at “Caroun Art Gallery” in Vancouver, Canada. Participants should register for the gallery at the same time of taking part in the competition. A permanent virtual exhibition will be posted at CAC/CAG websites.
All the participants, who did anything out of the rules, will be cancelled from the competition, without any notice, even if he/she is among winners, and the prize will goes to the next person. Fees are not refundable.
This announcement will have changes before the judgment, without any announcement. Participant could check it on CPC website themselves.
Participants should send their printed works along with a high resolution digital file. Just 12"x16" (30x40 cm), 12"x18" (30x45 cm). CAG could print and frame International participants' works on their own cost.
Deadline: September 30, 2015, Pacific time
The application of the competition should be filled out for each photo separately and fixed at the back of the photo by paper tape.
One "Artist’s Waiver Form" should be filled out for each photographer too.
- CAPA Gold Medal (Canadian Association for Photographic Art)
- CPC Certificate
- Fujifilm FinePix HS50EXR Digital Camera, 16 mp, with 24-1000 zoom lens (JPG + RAW)
- An individual photography exhibition at Caroun Art Gallery (just gallery fee) in Summer 2016 for two weeks; application should be filled out by the winner and sent to CPC in November 2015. It is posted at http://www.caroun.com/CarounArtGallery/Submissions/ExhibitionContractCAG.pdf
- CPC Silver Medal (Caroun Photo Club)
- CPC Certificate
- An individual photography exhibition at Caroun Art Gallery (just gallery fee) in Summer 2016 for one week; application should be filled out by the winner and sent to CPC in November 2015. It is posted at http://www.caroun.com/CarounArtGallery/Submissions/ExhibitionContractCAG.pdf
- CPC Bronze Medal
- CPC Certificate
- Participating in a group photography exhibition at Caroun Art Gallery (just gallery fee) in 2016; application should be filled out by the winner and sent to CPC in November 2015. It is posted at http://www.caroun.com/CarounArtGallery/Calls/CallContractCAG.pdf
Ten selected works belongs to 10 photographers will receive “CPC Honorable Mention”.
Prizes will be given to the winners and selected works after the exhibition.
Each participant could earn JUST one medal!
Costs of the Competition:
Competition fee: $50
Early Bird Works received by CAG before August 1, 2015: $25
Gallery fee: $150
Cash, by cheque or PayPal
Canadian participants need to add GST (5%)
A group exhibitions of all photos will be held at Caroun Art Gallery, at North Vancouver, Canada, in December 2015 for two weeks. The application is posted at http://www.caroun.com/CarounArtGallery/Calls/CallContractCAG.pdf, and should be filled out and sent along with the photos.
CPC has no responsibility for the lost or damaged works. Participants in the exhibition could remove their works themselves at the last day of the exhibition, or send enough money along with their photos for the returning mailing costs. CPC will keep the photos just 10 days after the exhibition; there is no responsibility for CPC later.
You can send your works NOW!
Hope you win! First Prize!
You can contact by email: CPC2011 (at) Caroun (dot) com
If you want to contact Caroun Photo Club on Facebook, you need to add the chair of the competition (Masoud Soheili) as a Friend at: https://www.facebook.com/masoud.soheiliii
CPC will contact you by email.
Canadian Association for Photographic Art (CAPA)
Farhang BC Magazine
Caroun Art Gallery (CAG)
Caroun Photo Club (CPC)
Caroun Art Gallery
Artworks Online Shopping
Director, Masoud Soheili