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PhotoU 2018 Image Competition 

Judging will be held on Saturday, November 10, 2018 beginning at 9am at:

Wesley Woods at New Albany

4588 Wesley Woods Blvd. 

New Albany, Ohio 43054

You can also watch online, there's just no audio. We hope to see you there!

Panel of Judges

 2018 Fall Image Competition

First, Second and Third place awards will be given to the top three scoring PPO Masters and Non-Masters (for a total of 6 awards) in each of the following categories:

 Artist* General Portrait Children Animals

High School Seniors Wedding Landscape/Nature

Commercial/Illustrative Album - Event Album - Non-Event

Additional awards:

 Highest Four Scoring Images by a PPO Master

 Highest Four Scoring Images by a PPO Non-Master

Highest Scoring Entry by a Non-member Entrant

 WEBCAST: This image competition judging will be broadcast LIVE on www.printcompetition.com. TEXT ALERTS: You may choose to be notified of your scores via text during the entry upload process.


 All image Submissions must be uploaded to www.printcompetition.com (select PPO).

 DEADLINE: Image submissions open October 1, 2018. Image Submissions close on October 31, 2018 at 11:59 PM. Submissions may be made from November 1, 2018 12 am through November 8, 2018 at 11:59pm for an additional $5 late fee per entry. No entries will be accepted after November 8, 2018.

Non-members may enter and will be eligible for a special “Highest Scoring Non-Member Entrant” award. ALL images will be judged, but ONLY current PPO MEMBERS are eligible for category awards and other prizes.

 Member Fee: $12 per entry

Non-Member Fee: $15 per entry

Late Entries: Members $17, Non-members $20

   This competition is for digital entries only.

 Each maker may enter an unlimited number of images in any or all categories.  Entrants may use a subject in more than one image for this competition ONLY.

Entries must not have merited at any previous PPA-Affiliated Image Competition (District or IPC). Entries must not have received a score of 80+ in any previous PP of Ohio Image Competition.

 Entries should include a title. There are no file naming rules. Any file name will work.


All page/spread files must have the longest file dimensions at 4000 pixels color space sRGB for monitor viewing and save as a JPG at 10 quality.

Entries in the Artist category must now contain guide images per 2016 PPA changes.


All page / spread files must have the longest file dimensions at 4000 pixels; this is your canvas size. Start the album with a blank, black page numbered 01. Number your remaining jpegs con­secutively.

All page/spread files for the album should be placed in a folder and zipped before uploading.

One additional file (not in the zipped folder) will be needed for your album cover/entry thumb­nail.

SPECIAL NOTE for MULTI-MAKER album entrants:

Maker #1 should register, upload the cover & album zip files and pay for the entry.

Maker #2 should register, upload the cover file only and NOT pay for the entry.

We will match the multi-maker entrants up by ALBUM TITLE.

   Questions? Email Christine Walsh-Newton at