for 2023-2024 Rules
here for Judging Guide Video 2.0
This presentation by Mark Gromko (a N4C Photographer of the
is intended for club members who judge N4C contests. It gives guidelines
about how to score and comment on contest entries. It is also helpful
for entrants to understand judging methods and make entry selections.
Version 2.0 is a shorter version with new examples
- premiered at the Spring 2023 Mini-Convention
Competitions in each category listed below are held within the North Central Camera
Club Council September through May except December. Each club belonging to the
Council may submit eight entries per contest category per month on the basis of
one per maker. Any entries that receive a ribbon in a monthly competition will
be entered in the year-end competition.
|Digital Altered Reality |
|Digital Black & White |
|Digital Nature |
|Altered Reality Prints|
|Black & White Pictorial Prints|
|Nature Prints: Black & White or Color|
|Pictorial Prints (Color)|
|Travel Prints |
|Photojournalism Story Annual Contest will be held in April|
|Video Essay Annual Contest will be held in April|
|Photo Essay Annual Contest will be held in April|
|Panorama Print Annual Contest will be held at the Spring mini-convention.|
|Camera Club Communication (Web & Newsletter) Annual Competitions in April|
Category Definitions, Entering, and Judging
See the N4C Contest Rules (Section F of the N4C Handbook) using the
blue button above to download them.
See the following videos about Sizing Photos for Contests:
[Exporting Contest Entries from Lightroom CC]
[Lightroom Export Presets]
[Exporting Contest Entries from Photoshop CC]
Videos by Brian Stockton for Des Moines Camera Club contests.
However the instructions are applicable to N4C contests.
Instead, use Member Numbers assigned by YOUR CLUB.
Use the appropriate N4C contest category code:
DA Digital Altered Reality
DB Digital Black & White
DJ Digital Journalism
DN Digital Nature
DP Digital Pictorial
DT Digital Travel
For more information see:
[How to Name Contest Entries]