The WHAT’S ON page is constantly being updated providing you with information of photo opportunities, workshops, internal club competitions, inter-club competitions and all other activities shown on our syllabus.
The page defaults to show activities from ‘today’ onwards, but should you wish, you can view activities retrospectively by clicking on the < button or for future events by clicking on the > button.
Each activity has an icon which represents in general terms what type of activity is being promoted, for example:
Each activity has been assigned one or more key words, for example:
At the top of the page, below the header is a search box enabling you to search on any text in the event title (shown in red and underlines when the cursor is over it) or location. Results of your search from the date shown will be returned and the line below the search box confirms ‘Events from [date in above date box]’ . You can also search on key words, but you need to type the whole key word as it is shown in the calendar, e.g. ‘PhotoOpportunity’ works but ‘Photo’, ‘Opportunity’ or 'Photo Opportunity’ will not work.
To view further details about the event, click on the event title (shown in red and underlines when the cursor is over it) to open it. Where possible and/or appropriate the event will show further details, a link to the event host’s website and location details including a link Google maps.
At the top of the event detail page there are a series of icons:
you can use these icons to share the event on Twitter, FaceBook, LinkedIn, Google+, your own electronic calendar, copy the event link or email the event details to yourself or someone else. I find this very useful as I can put the event in my calendar on my MacBook/iPhone and then open the map which, in turn, is then my SatNav on my phone.
Should there be any events which are not shown on the WHAT’S ON page which you think might well be interesting to other people, please feel free to contact the Webmaster advising of these events by using the contact form on the CONTACT page of this site.
Click on COMPETITIONS
Click on The Members Internal Competition button
This takes you to the member's log on screen.
If this is your first time you will have to register, click on the Members Registration link. The system automatically generates a a request to the competition secretary who authorises your registration. Authorisation automatically generates an email to you inviting you to create a user name and password. You will also need your print numbers which are used to identify your competition prints and to get these you will need to contact the Internal Competitions Secretary, details in the Member's Handbook.
Warning: ALWAYS use the on screen buttons – DO NOT HIT RETURN (ENTER) accidentally, you will not be able to go back or make any corrections. Should you do so you need to contact the competition website administrator: firstname.lastname@example.org who will delete the entry and you can start the entry again.
Click the Log in button:
Select the competition your are going to enter, hitting the Enter button:
This takes you to the next page. Enter the image details being careful to use the correct section for those competitions which specify either Print or DPI for the current year. Press Next.
The following screen comes up, hit the Upload Button
Chose Upload from this screen:
You then need to choose the file from your system, hit Choose File:
Find and select the image:
Then hit the Upload button:
A page comes up show progress of the upload. When it is finished you get the upload confirmation screen and you will see your image. Scroll down to the bottom and follow the directions to upload further images and repeat.
When completed, hit the Done button, you then have an opportunity to delete the image and/or view the image.
You can review your entries at any time.
Guidance on saving as JPEG, resizing, filling unused areas with colour and changing the colour space to sRGB in Photoshop and Elements
Southport Photographic Society advise images entered into club competitions comply with the L&CPU Annual Digital competition requirements. All images should be jpg and projected in landscape format, using sRGB colour space with a maximum size of 1600 pixels wide and 1200 pixels high.
Portrait images must be no more than 1200 pixels high.
Square images must be no more than 1200 pixels high.
If your image is less than either of these dimensions the background must be filled in with a colour, to form a border. It will then appear on screen much like a mounted print and be shown to best advantage.
When entering the L&CPU Annual Digital competition our club competition secretary will add the club information later