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The Winter Shutter Expo a KPPA sponsored event, will be February 8th, so it’s not too early to start getting those images ready for competition. Again, all entries for this competition will be in electronic file form. This medium will provide entrants a chance to enter with no major print preparation expense to participate. Say you have never entered before, well, there is no better time than right now to begin. Check out the one day “f: stop series workshop”, all about image competition to be presented January 13, in Ottawa 10:30 a.m.  or on the Kansas Professional Photographers Association Facebook page.  

Your entry fee is included as a part of your conference registration. When you register for the Winter Shutter Expo, there is no additional entry fee for this competition. Anyone having image files they would like to have judged but are unable to attend are encouraged to enter as well. If you have choose to enter the PPA North Central District competition submission deadline May 8, 2019, judging to be held from June 2-7, 2019, you may enter those same digital image files at KPPA. Just resize your files to KPPA specs and send them.  You can see the complete rules for PPA's North Central District print competition at www.ppa.com/competitions. Entry into IMAGE or ARTIST COMPETITION is included with full conference registration.  Entrants may submit up to four (4) images for judging and awards.  They may also enter up to two (2) additional images in this competition for scores only.  Each additional image in the Image or Artist Competition requires an additional entry fee of $10.00 each.  For persons wanting to enter both the ARTISTS COMPETITION and the IMAGE COMPETITION there is an additional entry fee of $40.00.  This can be a valuable opportunity for to you decide which images you want to send on to PPA International Competition. See the entry details in the rules below. Image awards will be presented to the winners in each category and will be given both in the Master’s Division and the Non-Master’s Division. Additional image awards will be presented to: KS Photographer of the Year (Highest Case Score), Kansas Top Ten, Best of Show Master, Best of Show Non-Master, Novice Award (available only to first time entrants), PPA CPP Award (available only to CPPs), ASP State Elite Award (available only to ASP members) and Judges Ribbons.  All entries must be submitted to the print chair by MIDNIGHT, Sunday FEBRUARY 3rd.  No Exceptions.

Judging will begin at 2 pm, on Friday, Feb 8, 2019, at J&C Imaging, 404 Poyntz Avenue

Hey! It’s okay to be there even if you don’t enter. Listening to the comments and seeing the images will be a valuable experience to improve your skills. 

Download the updated print competition rules for PPA and KPPA:  2019 Image Rules UPDATED.pdf


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