Competition Information

Anderson Quaich


The theme for the Anderson Quaich Competition is At the water's edge

Summer Assignment

The topics for the Summer Assignment are:
A different perspective
Flower(s)
Leg(s)
Lone tree
Multicolour
Shadow(s)
Urban landscape




General Competition Guidelines

The complete rules are printed in the Club's Constitution and Competition Rules publication
(2008 edition), with amendments 2009-2011.

For convenience the main points are listed below.

Definition - Digital Images

This definition only applies to PCPC competitions.

Digital manipulation is not allowed in competitions for the
  • Bowie and Ila Bowie Trophies
  • Summer Assignment Trophy


It is allowed in all other PCPC competitions.

An image is considered Digitally Manipulated if using computer software functions:

  • Subject elements are introduced
  • Subject elements are removed
  • Subject elements are altered or distorted
  • Partial desaturation alters an element


An image is not considered Digitally Manipulated if using computer software functions:

  • Blemishes or scratch marks are removed
  • An image is cropped or resized
  • Adjustment of exposure, contrast, sharpness or colour correction is performed
  • An entire image is desaturated from colour to monochrome


Preparation of Digital Entries

Digital files should be in the form of JPEGs and no more than 1600 pixels wide and 1200 pixels high.
Files should be saved with the sRGB colour profile.
Digital entries should be submitted by email (preferred option) to:
competitions.pcpc@gmail.com
or on CD or USB memory device.


Competition Information

Detailed instructions, guides and results for each of the club competitions can be found on the member website