The deadline for submitting an honours portfolio is 19 February 2018.
NPSNZ HONOURS: INVITATION
Please think about applying for your Honours, whether you have done so before or not. It is a great way to learn, and to improve your photography. If you missed out previously, do please try again. We aim to keep the standard high, so inevitably many of us will miss out first time around.
Deadline for applications: 19 February 2018
Please submit your sets to the Honours Board Secretary (Katherine McCusker), with a completed application form and $80 fee DOWNLOAD Application Form
FELLOW, ASSOCIATE, LICENTIATE
Honours are awarded at 3 levels: Fellow (F), Associate (A), Licentiate (L)
Images may be submitted as either prints or digital projected images.
For an L the requirement is for 10 images, which should flow well, represent a range of subject matter and technique, and demonstrate a high level of photographic skill.
For an A the requirement is for 12 images demonstrating a higher level of a range of skills. The set should flow well, and represent a range of subject matter and technique.
For an F the requirement is for a set of 18 images of exceptional quality, showing originality and mastery of photographic skill and style. They should follow a distinct theme (e.g. a set of images of orchid flowers).
If you already have honours it is possible to submit a set at the same level but in a different category, in this case you will receive a certificate but not additional letters. Please talk to Katherine McCusker if you are considering this.
HONOURS ARE AWARDED IN ONE OF THREE CATEGORIES:
Nature: Natural Environment and Wildlife
Subject Matter: Can be any natural history subject, such as wildlife, plants and geology, but also includes landscapes, provided they are in the natural environment with minimal evidence of human activity.
Technique: The emphasis should be on accurate representation of the subject, so as to inform the viewer about the subject.
Subject Matter: As in (1)
Technique: The intention of this category is to show the photographer’s creative and artistic interpretation of nature.
Nature: Interactions with Humans
Subject Matter: Sets of images must represent the influence of humans on nature or a nature process or activity and tell a story.
Technique: This category is intended to promote photojournalism as it relates to human impact on natural subjects.
For more details please contact Katherine McCusker honoursSecretary@naturephotography.nz
Instructions for each Category