Monthly Archives: July 2010

Image Judging ~ Picnic ~ Swimming ~ Shootout/Judging

12317 Coastal Highway, Milton, DE. 19968

August 17th begins at 1 PM at RJ Dayton Studio with light fare and at 2 PM we’ll convene in Ray’s projection room to view the 3rd state competition of the year.

We should finish the competition by 5 PM and join in the picnic festivities and swimming in the pool.  Burgers, hot dogs, rolls, soda / cold drinks will be provided, but covered dishes are requested from the membership.

Please call Peggy Parkinson at: 302.238.7235 to let her know you are coming and what covered dish you will be bringing.

Some members may begin their “shoot-out session” at 5 if they want to.

The Shoot-Out will be extended until 7:30 PM and is isolated to only Ray’s property lines. Members can use models or other members to make their images, or even some items in and around the studio area.

There will be two categories….

1/ Image is directly out of the camera with no artwork involved.

2/ Image can be “adjusted” anyway the maker feels necessary to win.

The best part of this Shoot-out is the judging.  Your board has discussed for a long time how the judging should proceed.  Many wanted to have only master photogs of DPP as the judges (which means they couldn’t enter). Others wanted to select 3 CPPs, and others weren’t sure they wanted any of the Delaware Membership as judges.  However the board decided and unanimously agreed that the entire membership would be the judge and signal by raising their hands in voting for the image.

This is the first time we are going to offer a Shoot-Out and see if the membership will enjoy it and have fun doing it.

The prizes are given by Morephotos and DPP:

1/ Out of the Camera A Free Designed Website with two free months service and a reduced monthly fee after the first two free months for $29 for six months . A $450 Value Door Prize Plus (1) free DPP image competition case fee of $30.

2/ Altered Image A custom Search Engine Optimization Package to drive traffic to your Website. A $425 Value Door Prize plus a free print case fee of $30.