Scope of Competition:
This completion and its themes are aimed at providing photographers with the opportunity to exercise their creative skills using captured images of their hometown of Fredericton, All photos should be taken around the City of Fredericton and surrounding 15 KM area. All photos should be your interpretation of “Hometown Proud” reflecting the daily life, landmarks, nature and/or history of our city. Capture outstanding and stunning images in areas that may be out of their comfort zones. These images may be taken in color, Monochrome or infrared.
Landscape – images can include natural landscape, urban landscape that are identifiable 7to the Fredericton area. Hand of man is permitted.
Man-made Structures/Objects– images of any man-made object, buildings, transportation, still life, rural and city landscapes. Images may contain the hand of man.
Person(s) – image(s) can be environmental or on location portraits and should incorporate familiar landmarks of the City of Fredericton.
In capturing color images for this competition, all photographers must endeavor to comply with the principle of:
“Treating all subjects with respect and dignity. Give special consideration to vulnerable subjects and compassion to victims of crime or tragedy. Intruding on private moments of grief only when the public has an overriding and justifiable need to see”.
Open Editing – All in-camera, on-camera, and post-processing techniques are permitted. all components of the final image must have been taken by the entrant. Sky replacement is only permitted if the replacement sky was captured by the same photographer submitting the image for this competition. Images that are created totally electronically with no photographic origin are prohibited from this competition. Colour or black & white or monochrome images are permitted.No frames or borders are permitted in this competition.