Digital Competition

Organizer – Pam Lintner, MNEC


When Submit: Online before Jul 12, at conference Fri 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Judging: Sat 1:30 pm Campus Center 904-908
Report Cards Pickup: Sun 8:00 am – 11:00 am Campus Center main level, outside of bookstore
Award Medals Pickup: Sun 11:30 am
Awards Presentation & View Winners: Sun 11:30 am
Where Campus Center Room 904-908
SubmitUp to 1 open photo and 1 nature photo
Cost Free if submitted online before Jul 12. $20 late fee if submitted at the conference.
Organizer Pam Lintner, MNEC at

The competition is open to anyone registered and attending the conference.

Entering digital competition photos rules

  • 1 open and/or 1 nature – maximum of 2 photos total
  • For Nature, the Photographic Society of America (PSA) definition will be used
  • Submitting photos
    • Before Jul 12 midnight – online using this Entry Form. You do not have to rename your photos on your computer. When you browse to them from the Entry Form, the Entry Form will take care of renaming them as part of the upload. 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. You can also use this Status Page to check your submission.
    • After Jul 12 – in person at the conference using USB flash drive or CD on Fri 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm at the Competition desk, Campus Center near the Book Store. There is a $20 late fee.
  • The photo must fit into a window of 1400 pixels width by 1050 pixels height. Smaller photos are acceptable.
  • By virtue of submitting photos, the entrant certifies the work as their own

Judges – Stayed tuned for judge selection!

Judge One
Judge One
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Judge Two
Judge Two
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Jusge Three
Jusge Three
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Judging – Sat 1:30 pm

Judging of the competition will follow the same general rules used in the NECCC interclub competitions. Photos will be scored by the judges on a 3 to 10 point basis per judge, for a total of 9 to 30 points.

Limited seating is available to watch the judging.

Report Cards – Sun 8:00 am – 11: 00 am

Report cards can be picked up at the Competition desk near the Book Store, 2nd level of the Campus Center on Sunday from 8:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.

Awards – Sun 11:30 pm

In the Open category, these medals will be awarded:

  • Best of Show
  • Best Creative
  • Best Landscape – the Edmund A. Woodle Award
  • Best Portrait (male or female)
  • Best Photojournalism – the Roslyn McNish Award
  • Three Judge’s Choice medals from the Massachusetts Camera Naturalists (CamNats)

In the Nature category, these medals will be awarded:

If you cannot be at the awards ceremony, awards will be mailed to you after the conference. The two Best of Show Medals will be mailed to the makers after the conference as they will have the winning photo printed on the medal with the appropriate engraving.

2019 Open Winners

2019 Nature Winners

2019 Participant Scores

2018 Sample Photos