Portfolios-Category guide – Competition 11


Portfolios

Competition 11 - Category

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About Portfolios

In Association with the Royal Photographic Society

Portfolios are a major part of the International Garden Photographer of the Year competition. They offer photographers the chance to explore the main competition categories with a set of six photographs. The Portfolio award has a first place prize of £2,000 and is supported by the Royal Photographic Society who award gold, silver and bronze medals for 1st, 2nd and 3rd place.

To enter a portfolio, simply choose any main competition category, for example, The Beauty of Plants and select the 'Purchase portfolio entry' button.

Prizes & Why should I enter?

Prizes

First prize:

£2,000
RPS gold medal
RPS certificate 
Your portfolio appears in IGPOTY book 11
1 x prize copy of IGPOTY Book 11
Signed individual certificate
Your image goes on tour in the travelling exhibition!

Second prize:

RPS silver medal
RPS certificate 
Your portfolio appears in IGPOTY book 11
1 x prize copy of IGPOTY Book 11
Signed individual certificate
Your image goes on tour in the travelling exhibition!

Third prize:

RPS bronze medal
RPS certificate 
Your portfolio appears in IGPOTY book 11
1 x prize copy of IGPOTY Book 11
Signed individual certificate
Your image goes on tour in the travelling exhibition!

Rules

General rules:

  • You may not submit watermarked images with your name or website visible on the photo. Please do not frame your images with borders.
  • Entrants may submit a maximum of 4 images per single entry token and a maximum of 6 images per portfolio entry token.
  • For free-to-enter competitions you should enter 1 image per token given, upto a maximum of 8 images (8 tokens).
  • Entrants' images must be .jpg or .jpeg format and of high enough quality.
  • We recommend all images are output to 1920px on their longest side at 72 ppi. Any larger than this and you are supplying images bigger than they will be seen or used by IGPOTY judges; your files will take longer to upload and/or download to judges and viewers’ screens.
  • The absolute maximum for each image must not be more than 7MB in file size and no more than 3000px on their longest side.
  • All entrants must be able to supply a high-res image (300dpi) suitable for printing/exhibiting should the image be shortlisted. You may be asked for this when the time comes. We can help you with this if need be.
  • N.B.
  • High-res need to be at least 3780 pixels @ 300ppi, ideally larger.
  • Competition rules:

    Please see the IGPOTY competition rules.

    Category rules:

    Portfolios are entered as part of a main category. Please navigate to the main competition categories and purchase a portfolio entry.

    Competition details

    Subtitle:
    In Association with the Royal Photographic Society
    Type:
    Category
    Submissions:
    Online submissions
    Entry start date:
    February 20, 2017
    Closing date:
    November 1, 2017, 12 noon GMT
    Cost of entry:
    £25 per 6 entries (Portfolio)

    How do I enter?

    Please purchase Portfolio slots from one of the main categories.

    For help please visit our Frequently-Asked-Questions page:
    https://igpoty.com/igpoty-faqs/

    Partner: The Royal Photographic Society

    Portfolio Partner.


    Credit: Forever Flora by Mandy Disher