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6th ONYX 2022, International Exhibition of Photography – Call for Entry
január 1 - március 1
6th Onyx 2022 International Exhibition of Photography is open for amateur and professional photographers from all over the world. The exhibition is conformed to the rules of Photographic Society of America (PSA), Global Photographic Union (GPU) and Image Colleague Society (ICS). This exhibition is PSA approved and acceptances received by PSA members are eligible for PSA Star Ratings, listing in the world-wide PSA Who’s Who of Photography and credited towards the PSA Distinctions of QPSA, PPSA, EPSA, MPSA, MPSA2 and GMPSA, GMPSA/B, GMPSA/S, GMPSA/G and GMPSA/P. Acceptances in this exhibition are also eligible for ICS, GPU and Campina Photographic Exhibitions Society (CPE) Distinctions.
Recognitions: Photographic Society of America, PSA: 2022 – 101 Global Photographic Union, GPU: L220017 Image Colleague Society International, ICS: 2022 – 2203
SECTIONS ONYX 2022 has 5 sections, all digital, FULLY PSA APPROVED:
– COLOR OPEN – PSA PID Color – COLOR PEOPLE – PSA PID Color – MONOCHROME OPEN – PSA PID Monochrome – TRAVEL (color or monochrome) – PSA PTD – NATURE (color or monochrome) – PSA ND
Each entrant may submit a maximum 4 images in one section. The target range for acceptances is 29% – 35%. The jury will accord a total of 176 High Quality Awards!
THE BENEFITS OF PARTICIPATION: – Acceptances from this exhibition count for the Merit Distinctions of our society – Campina Photographic Exhibitions Society. CPE Merit Distinctions are: Artist, Excellence, Master and Grand Master! The holders of the CPE distinctions receive a printed certificate, the badge and a presentation gallery on the CPE website!Application is free of charge. Also there are no costs for postage! – TOP 25 BEST AUTHORS of Campina Photographic Exhibitions Society! Participate and enter in Best Top! This top is made annually after the acceptances and awards from our 2 exhibitions CAMPINA and ONYX. – Participate and obtain Distinctions for Services of our society – Campina Photographic Exhibitions Society. CPE Distinctions for Services are: Excellence Service, Master Service and Grand Master Service!Distinctions are offered for the number of participations in our exhibitions! – We offer Acceptance Certificates! – We offer very special medals handmade created by plastic artists! – Report Card with individual judge’s scores for each participant! – Low entry fees with discounts for groups and clubs! – Acceptances count for PSA, GPU, ICS and CPE Distinctions! – Maximum acceptances set by PSA rules! – More medals and awards every year! PSA, GPU, ICS and CPE Medals and Honorable Mentions! – You can win from the many awards available in exhibition, 176 Total High Quality Medals and Awards! – High judging standards according to PSA rules! – High Quality Print Exhibition and Public Video Projections in many locations to promote accepted and awarded works! – Permanent gallery with all accepted and awarded works on exhibition website! – This edition we offer more special medals handmade created by plastic artists! – Awards are shipped with the premium recommended postal service with track number!
EXHIBITION CALENDAR Closing date: 1 March 2022 Judging: 11 – 20 March 2022 Notification (E-mail): 28 March 2022 Result, all accepted images and awards, will be posted on our website: www.campinaexhibitions.net/onyx/Results EDAS PSA reports: 17 April 2022 Catalog: 7 May 2022 Public Exhibition: 7 May 2022 Acceptances Certificates sent: 15 May 2022Awards sent: 18 May 2022
SUBMISSION OF WORKS ONLINE ENTRY FORM (preferred method) Authors must fill out an Online Entry Form on the official website and submit entries online: www.campinaexhibitions.net/onyx/EntryForm
AWARDS – TOTAL 176 HIGH QUALITY MEDALS AND AWARDS! For each section: PSA Gold Medal 2 Campina Exhibitions Gold Medal 2 Campina Exhibitions Silver Medal 2 Campina Exhibitions Bronze Medal 3 PSA Honorable Mentions 4 ICS Certificate of Honorable Mentions 5 Campina Exhibitions Honorable Mentions 15 ONYX Honorable Mentions
Additional for Color Open Section will be awarded: GPU Gold Medal ICS Gold Medal 2 GPU Honorable Mentions
BEST AUTHOR – Special Award Plaque BEST CLUB – Special Award Plaque Plus more Club and Individual Special Awards Plaques!
We will increase the number of individual awards and club awards if we have many participants! The jury reserves the right to grant additional awards depend on the total number of the entrants. Each author can receive only one award in each section. The decision of the Jury is final and irrevocable. All participants will receive a report card via e-mail with all his/her scores. The results of the exhibition will also be published on the website of the competition.
On the exhibition website will be published permanent gallery with all accepted and awarded works.
We offer certificates of acceptance to all accepted authors (electronic format).
JUDGES For all 5 sections: Color Open, Color People, Monochrome Open, Travel and Nature. – Tibor Jakab, EFIAP/gold, FPSA, MPSA, ASIIPC, Hon.FPSG, Hon.FICS, GM.ICS, Hon.PESGSPS. PSA Liaison Officer Romania – dr. Teodor Radu Pantea, EFIAP/silver, EH.ISF, PSA*(CS), PSA**(PPD), PSA**(PJ), PSA***(CPID), Hon.ICS, F.ICS, AICS, Hon.F.PAD, Hon.F.ICS, E.USPA, F.SWAN, Hon.F.SWAN, E.FMPA, Hon.IPS, Hon.FKSS, M.AAFR, Hon.AAFR, Hon.TAMA, Hon.API, UAPR, Hon.FPSBP, BPICS, GMICS. Vice President ICS Int. Board Director Romania – Mircea Anghel, A.FIAP, HON.FICS Romania
Exhibition Chairman: Razvan Baleanu, E.PSA, B.PSA, A.FIAP, GPU CR2, Hon.FICS, Hon.MICS, ES.USPA, Hon.EFMPA, Hon.WPG, HON.F.WPG, Hon.WPAI, Hon.PESGSPC, GPA.PESGSPC, Hon.FSAP, Hon.EUSPA, Hon.FPPS, Hon.FTPAS, Hon.EIUSF, Hon.FSWAN, Hon.FOZIPS, Hon.HKNPS, CMP.PPI, HA.PPI, Hon.FCPA, Hon.FGNG, Hon.AMAP, Hon.APF, Hon.GMGNG, Hon.FPMP, Hon.PIPC, Hon.M.TPAS, Hon.NVPC, Hon.G.MWPG, E.AAFR, A.ICS, A.WIEP. President of Campina Photographic Exhibitions Society of Romania
DISTINCTIONS – CAMPINA PHOTOGRAPHIC EXHIBITIONS SOCIETY The distinctions are granted for the acceptances obtained at the all editions from our exhibitions! Acceptances from 6th ONYX 2022 count for CPE Distinctions! In recognition and to reward our participants we offer a system of Photographic Distinctions! Campina Photographic Exhibitions Society Distinctions are: ARTIST Title, EXCELLENCE Title, MASTER Title and GRAND MASTER Title. The holders of the CPE distinctions receive a printed certificate, the badge and a presentation gallery on the CPE website! Additional for Grand Master Distinction, author will receive a Special Award Plaque! Application for distinctions is free of charge; also there are no costs for postage. For all information’s please visit: www.campinaexhibitions.net/distinctions-application
TOP 25 BEST AUTHORS – CAMPINA PHOTOGRAPHIC EXHIBITIONS SOCIETY This ranking is based on the acceptances and awards from our 2 annual exhibitions CAMPINA and ONYX, from all sections. This top is made annually after the end of the exhibitions season. The classification calculation is made after judge’s scores from all sections in our 2 exhibitions. In case of equality between 2 or more authors, they will be classified by our international judges (Tibor Jakab, Teodor Radu Pantea and Mircea Anghel). Authors will receive the Medals, Awards and Certificates by post office, free of charge; also there are no costs for postage. For all information’s please visit: www.campinaexhibitions.net/top-25/
PUBLIC EXHIBITION Awards Ceremony, Public Projection and Print Exhibition 7 May 2022 Campina House of Culture, Romania Digital Slide Show program will be displayed using a Full HD Projector. Sony VPL-HW45 – 1920×1080. High Quality Print Exhibition and Public Video Projections will be hold in many locations to promote accepted and awarded works! The printed exhibition will contain a selection of awarded and accepted photographs. The exhibition will be open to the public in the period: 7 May 2022 – 7 June 2022.
We welcome your participation in our exhibition!
For all information’s please visit 6th ONYX 2022 website: www.campinaexhibitions.net/onyx