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4th International Exhibition of Photography
WORLD SYSTEM PHOTO 2022
PSA approved - PSA 2022-413
ALTOGETHER 132 AWARDS!!!
3rd International Exhibition of Photography WSP Budapest Exhibition 2022 - Budapest, Hungary
Berényiné Barna Erika, Chairman of the organizing committee
Szolohegy Utca 5/b
- There are 6 sections, all digital:
A) NATURE (color/monochrome digital) PSA NDF) OPEN MONOCHROME
B) BIRDS (color/monochrome digital) PSA ND
C) WOMAN MAN CHILD (color digital) PSA PID Color
D) PORTRAIT (color digital) PSA PID Color
E) OPEN COLOR (color digital) PSA PID Color
(monochrome digital) PSA PID Monochrome
for any 1, 2
for any 4, 5
or all 6
For the group entry with more of 10 participants is provided discount of 20%.
Possible ways of payment:
- PayPal transfer
- Cash, Checks and IRC are not accepted.
- The works of the authors who did not pay the fee would not be taken into consideration.
Closing date: 15.08.2022.
Judging: 28.08. - 05.09.2022.
Gallery of all Awarded and Accepted images will be available on website on 15.09.2022.
On-line PDF Exhibition Catalog: 15.11.2022.
Sending of awards: 15.11.2022.
JURY MEMBERSHerbert GMEINER
, MFIAP, EFIAP, HonEFIAP, Austria
, MFIAP, EFIAP/b, ESFIAP, Iran
Xiong TIANYI, China
ALLTOGETHER 132 Awards
PSA Gold medal in each section (6 altogether)
SALON Gold, Silver, Bronze medals in each section (18 altogether)
+ 18 SALON honorable mention ribbons in each section (108 altogether)
PDF Downloadable from web site by exhibitors on our web site: www.wspexhibition.com
IMAGE AND ENTRY REQUIREMENTS
exhibition is open to anyone; however, an entry may be rejected when
the Sponsor or the Exhibition Organizers, in its reasonable discretion,
believes the entry does not conform to the exhibition rules and these
Conditions of Entry. Membership in any photographic organization is not
Sanctions: Entries will not be accepted from any entrant who is currently sanctioned by PSA.
PSA Star Ratings
receive proper Star ratings credit from PSA, entrants must provide
their names and country exactly the same in each exhibition. Aliases are
not permited. Please contact PSA in the event of name changes or
relocating to another country.
Entries must originate as photographs (image-captures of objects
via light sensitivity) made by the entrant on photographic emulsion or
submitting an image, the entrant certifies the work as his own. Images
may not incorporate elements produced by anyone else (for example: clip
art, images of art by others downloaded from internet). Aliases
are not allowed. The entrant permits the sponsors to reproduce all
or part of the entered material free of charge for publication and/or
display in media related to the exhibition. This may include low
resolution posting on a website. Note: Entrants who indicate that their
images may not be reproduced or used “will not be eligible for awards”
or inclusion in audio-visuals of the exhibition “and could be subject to
disqualification” by the exhibition sponsors. The exhibition assumes no
liability of any misuse of copyright.
Alteration and Computer Generation:
Subjects to Divisional restrictions (particalarly Nature, Photo Travel and Photojournalism)
images may be altered, either electronically or
otherwise, by the maker. Adjustments to enhance images or creatively modify images
are allowed providing the underlying photograph is retained in a way
that is obvious to the viewer. Images may not be constructed entirely
with a computer, and must be the sole work of the author.
Re-use of accepted images:
image has been accepted in a PSA Recognized exhibition, any identical
image, or near identical image, may not, in future, be entered or
re-entered in any section of the same Division Star Ratings class in
that exhibition regardless of media, format, or title; may not be
re-titled for entry into any other PSA Recognized exhibition, including
translation into another language.
Entry consists of, up to and including, four (4) images entered by a
single Entrant into the same Section. An entrant may only enter a
specific Section once.
image must have a unique title. That unique title must be used for
entry of that image or of an identical Image into any and all
PSA-Recognized exhibitions. Titles must be 35 characters or fewer. No
titles may be visible to the judges, and nothing in the image may
identify the maker. Titles must not include file extensions such as .jpg
or .jpeg (or any other camera capture filenames), or words such as
"untitled" or "no title". Titles may not consist solely of numbers.
Color and Monochrome:
and Monochrome images from the same capture that share substantial
pictorial content in common will be considered the same image and must
be given the same title.
However, PSA members
working on Galaxy and Diamond Star Ratings are allowed to continue using
different titles of monochrome versions and colour versions of the same
capture that have already been accepted until the required number of
acceptances for those titles has been completed.
AUTHORS MUST FILL OUT ENTRY FORM AND SUBMIT PHOTOS ONLINE
Photos must be in JPG file format, Max. image width (horizontal) is
1920 pix. Max. image height (vertical) is 1080 pix. in 300 dpi.
compression 7-12, max 2Mb.
The Exhibition will be conducted in accordance with the rules of the PSA.
An entrant’s images will not be presented to the judges consecutively.
An entrant’s four images will be distributed throughout four rounds of
judging in that section. Distribution of images will be in the same
round order as submitted by the entrant.
An image may be entered in only one section where acceptances of that
image in multiple sections would be eligible for the same star path.
An entrant’s four images will be distributed through out four rounds of judging for that section.
Each round of judging will not contain more than ONE image from each entrant.
on-line judging of images will be with calibrated computer monitors
inches) or high definition TV screens at 100% of the submitted pixel
size (1920x1080 pix). Images may not be changed by the exhibition prior
to or judging. The online judgements will be finalized in a common
online meetings in order to designate awards.
Equipment will not resize
any submitted images or change the aspect ratio of the original image to
“Fit to screen” or to “Fill screen” by monitors or HDTV equipment.
information, including image file names, provided to the judges for
remote judging must retain complete anonymity of the entrants and not
provide the judges with any means of determining any entrant’s personal
details, such as name, email address, or country.
The target acceptance rate will be between 28% and 34% in each section.
By entering this exhibition, you
are explicitly consenting to the personal details you have supplied,
including email addresses, being held, processed and used by the
exhibition organizers for purposes associated with this exhibition. You
also explicitly consent to such information being sent to organizations
which have accorded official recognition, patronage or accreditation to
this exhibition. You acknowledge and accept that entering this
exhibition means that the status and results of your entry may be made
Your email address and contact information will not be made public.
Breaches of Rules
If at any time, it is determined in the reasonable discretion of
the exhibition organizer or the judges before, during, or after the
judging of an exhibition that an entrant has submitted entries where one
or more images may fail to comply with these Conditions of Entry,
including the stated definitions, the exhibition organizers reserve the
right to delete the entry from the exhibition and void any or all
acceptances or awards in connection with the exhibition. Fees may be
forfeited or refunded in these circumstances. The entrant acknowledges
that the decision of the exhibition organizers or the judges is final.
order to ensure that images comply with the Conditions of Entry and
definitions, the exhibition organizers may carry out reasonable measures
to verify that:
a) the images are the original work of the entrant and
b) the images comply with the rules and definitions as set out in these Conditions of Entry
steps include, but are not limited to, questioning any entrant,
requiring the submission of RAW files or other digital files
representing the original capture of the submitted image(s), confronting
the entrant with evidence that one or more submitted images fails to
comply with the Conditions of Entry (also known as Entry Rules), and
offering the entrant a reasonable opportunity to provide counter
evidence to refute the exhibition organizer’s evidence by a set
deadline. Such entries that are not cleared or are still questionable
after the entrant has presented evidence may be considered in breach of
these Conditions of Entry, and declined. Such entries may be referred to
PSA for further investigation of possible ethics violations.
retains the right to investigate in any way all complaints/suspicions
of breaches of entry conditions, impose sanctions if deemed necessary,
void the acceptances of any image found to violate the PSA rules,
include the entrant’s name on the list of sanctions provided to
Exhibitions, and share such investigations with FIAP. Entrants
automatically agree to these terms by the act of entering the Exhibition
and agree to cooperate with any investigation.
another party is submitting images on the entrant’s behalf, the entrant
will still be held responsible for adhering to these Conditions of
Entry (Entry Rules) and will be subject to sanction for any violations
to these Conditions of Entry and PSA’s Statement of Ethics that may
NOTICE: When an entrant fills in the Entry Form to submit an entry the
entrant will see a feature to affirm he or she has read these Conditions
of Entry when he or she fills out the entry form. If the entrant does
not so affirm the entry will not be submitted.
SUBJECT MATTER & DEFINITIONS
PSA Statement on Subject Matter
There is one hard and
fast rule, whose spirit must be observed at all times and applies to all
sections offered in PSA recognised exhibitions.
The welfare of the subject is more important than the photograph.
means that practices such as baiting of subjects with a living creature
and removal of birds from nests, for the purpose of obtaining a
photograph, are highly unethical, and such photographs are not allowed
in any PSA exhibitions.
There is also a PSA policy on the use of aerial photography - aircraft, helicopters and drones.
This policy can be found at https://psa-photo.org/index.php?psa-policies#drone.
purpose of this section is to prevent any interference with other individuals or animals which
will or may cause a disturbance in their normal activity or disrupt the way an individual or
animal interacts with its environment. Entry in this exhibition requires exhibitors to agree to this and other PSA policies.
content of images must comply with these General Conditions and with
the Division and Section definitions listed in these conditions. Images
that - in the sole opinion of the judges or the Exhibition Organizers -
do not comply are likely to be disqualified so the entrant may be aware
of the problem when considering entry into other PSA recognized
Monochrome Definition for PID and PPD monochrome
PSA Monochrome Definition
image is considered to be Monochrome only if it gives the impression of
having no color (i.e. contains only shades of grey which can include
pure black and pure white) OR it gives the impression of being a
greyscale image that has been toned in one color across the entire
(For example by Sepia, red, gold, etc.) A greyscale or
multi-colored image modified or giving impression of having been
modified by partial toning, multi-toning or by inclusion of spot
coloring does not meet the definition of monochrome and shall be
classified as a Color work.
Monochrome images may not be entered in PID Color sections.
PSA Nature Definition
photography is restricted to the use of the photographic process to
depict all branches of natural history, except anthropology and
archeology, in such a fashion that a well-informed person will be able
to identify the subject material and certify its honest presentation.
story telling value of a photograph must be weighed more than the
pictorial quality while maintaining high technical quality.
elements shall not be present, except where those human elements are
integral parts of the nature story such as nature subjects, like barn
owls or storks, adapted to an environment modified by humans, or where
those human elements are in situations depicting natural forces, like
hurricanes or tidal waves.
Scientific bands, scientific tags or radio collars on wild animals are permissible.
of human created hybrid plants, cultivated plants, feral animals,
domestic animals, or mounted specimens are ineligible, as is any form of
manipulation that alteres the truth of the photographic statement.
No techniques that add, relocate, replace, or remove pictorial elements except by cropping are permitted.
that enhance the presentation of the photograph withouth changing the
nature story or the pictorial content, or without altering the content
of the original scene, are permitted including HDR, focus stacking and
Techniques that remove elements added by the camera, such as dust spots, digital noise, and film scratches, are allowed.
Stitched images are not permitted.
Color images can be converted to greyscale monochrome.
Infrared images, either direct-captures or derivations, are not allowed.
entered in Nature sections meeting the Nature Photography Definition
above can have landscapes, geologic formations, weather phenomena, and
extant organisms as the primary subject matter. This includes images
taken with subjects in controlled conditions, such as zoos, game farms,
botanical gardens, aquariums and any enclosure where the subjects are
totally dependent on man for food.
Attention is drawn to the PSA Statement on Subject Matter which applies to all sections.