Competition Themes - 2016 - Inc Meeting Dates.




Judge - Guest Speaker

19th January (3rd Tuesday of the Month)

Black & White Still Life

Kingsley Burton - Kingsley Burton Photography

9th February (2nd Tues of Mth for rest of year)

Love & Affection

Alex Nesbitt

8th March

Isolation / Shallow DOF

12th April

Urban Design

Daniel Wilkins

10th May

The Pinnacles

Neal Pritchard

14th June

Photograph Homage

12th July

9th August

13th September

11th October

8th November

3rd December - Christmas Event - Starts at 6pm

At the Mary Davis Library - Baldivis

Act Belong Commit

Letters (alphanumerical)

In the Garden



No Competition

Daniel Wilkins - Sunday Times Photographer

Alex Cearns - Houndstooth Studio

Colin Feilen

Colin White - Vice President - WAPF

Invited 2015 Judges

Committee Contact

Thelma Murphy

Aaron Dowling - Aaron Dowling Photography

Angela Downing / Will Creed

Club Member Presentation

No Club Member Presentation

William Thomsen

Mark Rhind  


Ann Leaver




Christmas Function - Nil




How to Enter in the Monthly Competitions:

There are 4 Categories and a Novice section. You can enter a total of 3 images in one or multiple categories as follows:

  1. 1. Theme

  2. 2. Theme Modified * See Modified definition below...

  3. 3. Open

  4. 4. Open Modified

  5. Novice.  For the criteria of novice, see this LINK 

Entries MUST be renamed as follows:

  1. John Smith Theme 1

  2. John Smith Open 2

  3. John Smith Modified 3 - for example - (Files MUST be renamed to your name / theme etc - PRIOR to uploading - failure to do this may result in your entries not being accepted). This aids immensely with the management and identification of the files.

Other Criteria:

  1. Please only save and enter your competition files as ‘JPEG’ images - no PSD | TIFF | GIF files. 

  2. Maximum image dimensions 1920 pixels on the long side @ 72dpi  (ideal for projection) - this can be achieved in Apples ‘Photos’ or Goggle Photos.  You could also achieve this in Photoshop CS, Photoshop Elements or Lightroom however - note below:

  3. Maximum file size 3MB (see below)

  4. Minimum file size - 1920 (on the longest side) x 1080 pixels. @72 dpi. The files would be around 300-900 KB, depending on colours and file manipulations. 

  5. Photos must have been taken within the last 12 months to be fair to all, and to challenge you to get out and take more photos!!

  6. No photos can have been entered in previous RPC competitions.  Photos previously entered, then modified to make a minor change so they can be re-entered will not be deemed as fair and reasonable.  Technically you can enter, but this is very un-Australian...

  7. * Modified - Definition is the files are created with layers - in programs such as PhotoShop.  Files altered in programs such as Apple’s ‘Photos’ | Google Photos | Lightroom are not deemed ‘Modified’ (i.e. - change to B&W | straightened | levels correction etc are acceptable as ‘Not Modified’).

  8. Photos must have no identifiable markings (logos / copyright etc).

Themes 2017