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Yes. You can join the Canon Collective Facebook Group no matter what camera you use, and enter the Clique Awards. We welcome a full gamut of photographs in the Awards.
The Entry Window opens on Monday November 15 2021 and closes Monday 6 December 2021 at 11:59pm
Yes. The Entry Fee ($25 per image) covers the cost of running the awards, including review and feedback by three experienced reviewers in the form of a Report Card.
Yes. One of the most valuable aspects of the Awards is that all Entries will receive a Report Card reflecting the scores provided by the review team against each of the Six Judging Criteria. These scores can be used as a measure of where your work sits against all the entries and provides points of reference for you to consider – the criteria in which you are doing well, and what areas could use improvement in the future.
At the point of entry, you can identify as either a “Novice” photographer (shooting for up to two years) or an “Experienced” photographer.
No, the same scoring system is used for both the Novice and the Experienced Classes. Our scorers will be blind to the class of the image they are scoring. This ensures a true reflection of where a photograph sits within a set scoring range.
Yes. There are no restrictions on the capture date for entry in the 2021 Awards.
Entry is by online Registration only. The online entry system can be found at the Registration & Entry Page
You may enter a maximum of six images into The Clique Awards. These can all be in one Category or spread across the Categories of your choice.
Your images can all be in one Category, or spread across the Categories of your choice.
Whatever the name of the file you choose to enter, your files will be automatically renamed at upload. The system will create a unique file name that is a combination of an anonymous Competitor ID + category name + a number.
No, once you submitted your entries you cannot add any more images, but you can change the image you have entered by logging in to your Account on Competition Portal.
You will receive a confirmation email displaying the thumbnails and the auto-generated file numbers of the images entered.
You will receive 4 emails on submission of your entry. See this page for more information
You will be sent email communication when you update any details or images in the Competition Portal.
Once the competition is complete you will be sent a Report Card score by professional photographersto assist you in bettering you photography.
Yes. You can in any of the three categories in the Edited Stream. These are Faces; Scapes; Plants & Animals.
Refer to section 5. IMAGE SPECIFICATIONS in the Terms & Conditions for guidance.
All entries will be scored by three experienced scorers. Scorers will provide a score out of 10 against each of Six Judging Criteria.
Impact; Technique; Composition; Subject; Storytelling; and Innovation. Each set of Criteria Scores from the three reviewers will then be averaged and totalled, and provide the adjudication panel with a Shortlist, and Finalists.
From the Finalists in each category, a Novice Winner and an Experienced Winner will be adjudicated.
Yes. The review and judging team will not have access to information that can identify the author of a photograph.
Yes. Upon entry, you are provided with account details which you can use to log in to the Competition Portal to affect the following changes.
• Update your entries with replacement images and descriptions at anytime prior to the close of entry. Entries close 11:59 pm on the 6th December 2021 (AEST)
• Add or change any contact details, except for your name or email address.
• Add or change any social media information.
• Add or change your website address.
• Update the Location shot for any of your submitted images.
• Update your Images Descriptions.
Yes – The competition is only open to photographers aged 18 and over.
If your entry submission is corrupted or unreadable by us, we will endeavour to contact you to arrange for the image/s to be re-sent.
If you experience problems during the submission of your entries, then please contact us at the following email address: email@example.com
We will endeavour to respond to your email as soon as possible.
Please note that in the days leading up to the closing date of the competition, the increased amount of internet traffic and submissions may mean that both the speed of our submission system and our ability to respond to technical issues will be reduced. We recommend initiating the submission of entries early in the competition window so that if you do come across any technical problems, our staff will have plenty of time to help you with any problems you might experience.