The digital camera has revolutionised the photographic world with instant results and the end of the concept that the camera never lies. As a talent, and an art form, RIBI celebrates the photographic skills of thousands of young people with a sequesnce of competitions that give them the chance to demonstarte and display just what they can produce
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Many schools now run photographic clubs and is an an introduction to the teacher offering to run a Rotary Competition with prizes and certificates is often welcomed by the school in supporting youngsters
This competition aims to encourage young people to:
experiment with photography
use digital or traditional methods of photography
show interpretation of their chosen topic
express their ideas through the medium of photography
This competition is open to students, in full time education:
Junior 7 to 10 years old
Intermediate 11 to 13 years old
Senior 14 to 17 years old
With the age qualifying date of 31st August 2018, it should be noted that some junior entrants may be 11, intermediate entrants may be 14 and some senior entrants may be 18 at the time of some or all the stage competitions i.e. a competitor may be 17 on 31st August but turns 18 on 1st September is allowed to enter.Competitors must include their date of birth on the application form.
Students must enter the competition, organised by the local Rotary Club, through their school, college or organisation.
Entrants are required to produce a portfolio of three photographs based upon a theme (to be announced in the Autumn) in colour, or black and white, on photographic paper. Prints to be submitted separately. Each print, including any mount should be no larger than A4 size. It will be up to the individual entrants to show imagination in the interpretation of the theme and he/she must provide, in no more than 50 words, details of the inspiration for their photographs
Club rounds should be held in February or early March. The winning entries of each age group will go through to the District round
The District round judgeing will take place before a panel of experts. The winner of each catagory will be chosen to go forward to the RIBI National finals which will be judged in May
Full rules for the 2018/19 competition are available from the lnks below. Please note that these rules apply to the regional and RIBI finals. District and local event rules may differ
Dowload the poster from HERE
Download the 2018/19 Information Pack HERE
(N.B. The above downloads into a word document and make take a few moments)
Email the competition organiser: Rtn. Marion Ainslow. A new photographic competition organiser is required for 2017/18
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