PPA Events / Photo Competitions / Competition Resources

To make certain you have everything you need to successfully enter–and compete–in the International Photographic Competition, we've created this hub of handy resources. 

Image Competitions:

Competition Categories:

Resizing and Saving Your Competition Images:

IPC and District Competition Profiles and Calibration:

Introduction: 12 Elements of a Merit Image:

Impact: 12 Elements of a Merit Image:

Creativity: 12 Elements of a Merit Image:

Light: 12 Elements of a Merit Image:

Composition: 12 Elements of a Merit Image:

Storytelling: 12 Elements of a Merit Image:

Center of Interest: 12 Elements of a Merit Image:

Technical Excellence: 12 Elements of a Merit Image:

Color Balance: 12 Elements of a Merit Image:

Subject Matter: 12 Elements of a Merit Image:

Technique: 12 Elements of a Merit Image:

Presentation: 12 Elements of a Merit Image:

Style: 12 Elements of a Merit Image:

Master Artist: 12 Elements of a Merit Image:

For more inspiration, check out the best images of this past International Photographic Competition:

Album Entry Submission:

Creative Open Category:

Image Presentation:

How to Register for Competition:

How to Pack Your Print Case: