Digital Projected Image Competition

The competition is open to anyone registered and attending the July 2021 NECCC Special Event. Makers may enter one Open and one Nature image (a total of two images) to be judged. PSA rules on Nature images will be followed.


Upload Opens

May 3, 2021

Upload Closes

June 19, 2021 at midnight

Judging Completed

July 2, 2021

Awards Announced

July 17, 2021 at noon


Darrell Gulin of Washington state, a Canon Explorer of Light, will select the winning images. Judging of the competition will follow the same general rules used in the NECCC interclub competitions. Scoring will be from 9 to 30 points. Judging will be done prior to the event and is not open to the public.

In the Open category, awards for Best of Show, Best Creative, Best Landscape (Edmund A. Woodle Award), Best Portrait (male or female) and Best Photojournalism (Roslyn McNish Award) will be given. In addition, one NECCC judge’s choice medal will be awarded in the Open category.

In the Nature category, awards for Best of Show, Best Wildlife, Best Bird (Robert Strindberg Ornithology Award), Best Mammal in Action, and Best Botany will be given. Also, one NECCC judge’s choice medal will be awarded in the Nature category.

Entering Photos

  • Digital images should be sized to 1400 x 1050 and must be JPEG files.   
  • Horizontals must have a width of 1400 or smaller; verticals must have a height of 1050 or smaller.  Please double check the sizing before submitting images.
  • Smaller images are acceptable but may not have the same impact as images sized 1400 x 1050.
  • The sRGB color space is recommended. 
  • Resolution should be 100. 
  • The images will be viewed and judged as received.
  • You do not have to rename your images on your computer.  When you browse to them from the Entry Form, the Entry Form will take care of renaming them when it submits them.

You will get a confirming reply email shortly after submitting the Entry Form. You should inquire about your entry if you do not receive one. Please email

After the Competition

Individual report cards will be emailed to entrants.

Winning entrants will have their medals and ribbons mailed to them about a month after the event.

Thanks for competing and good luck to everyone!!

2019 Open Winners

2019 Nature Winners