Images (L to R) by Ian O'Neill, John Ranson, Anthony Grubb and Phil Chadwick


NWPA Exhibition 2020 Rules


NWPA 2020 EXHIBITION - FREE TO ENTER for NWPA club members.


The ENTRANT must be a paid up member of a photographic club or society affiliated to the NWPA.
EVERY constituent image forming part of an entry must be originated by photographic means by the author must hold the original copyright of all such constituent parts.
Please could you make sure when entering the exhibition that you put your last name first on the online entry form and put your email address. This is the only way we will have of contacting you.
By entering the exhibition you give consent to the NWPA to keep your email address and club details in our files.  
The Judges this year are:  
David Butler MFIAP, EPSA, ARPS, BPE5*, Hon LCPU


Tillman Kleinhans ARPS, EFIAP/s, DPAGB, BPE4*, Hon LCPU

The selection date is Saturday June 27th, judging will now be online due to the coronavirus

The exhibition entry portal is open for entries until midnight on the 31st May, AND IT'S FREE:


This year THE EXHIBITION includes 6 sections –
Print Section.

PLEASE NOTE, due to the Covid19 virus, we will be judging ONLINE, with a view of using your PDIs of Prints used in the judging. If your Prints are selected, we will then require you to supply us with the said print for the exhibition. Please contact the organisers if you need any more information regarding this matter.

Open colour and Open Mono, you may enter up to 4 in each section
The selected prints must be mounted on card size 50 x 40 cm and no thicker than 2.5 mm.
Additionally, each print must have a TITLE together with the entrant’s NAMEemail-ADDRESS and CLUB on the reverse TOP RIGHT of the mount. Also, should it be accepted we would also need the price you want for the print on the back.
You must send a pdi of your prints via the on-line entry form within the entry dates. 
Make sure they are titled correctly, the same as on the back of the print. 

There are 4 sections. You may enter up to 4 in each section. Image size 1600 x 1200 max
Entry will be via the on-line entry form accessed through the NWPA website
Photojournalism (incl. Street & Sport):
The image should record the event as seen without major alterations. Minor cloning is permissible as is spot removal and ‘normal adjustments. The image may be in Mono or Colour.

Basically, if it looks like nature, then it is nature..
New PAGB Nature rules apply and can be read on page 5 of the following link.

Open Colour:
As it says OPEN but must show colour. 
Open Mono:-
As it says OPEN, but must follow PAGB mono rules as follows: 

New PAGB Mono rules apply and can be read on page 5 of the following link..


IMAGES which are indistinguishable from one another, or with the same title, whether prints or projected images, will not be acceptable for judging. Images which have been accepted in any previous NWPA Exhibition will also not be judged.
ACCEPTED PRINTS have to be offered for sale {gallery requirements} and the amount expected by the author included on the back of each print... The NWPA will add other costs – gallery commission, frame cost, VAT etc
THE RIGHT of the NWPA to reproduce accepted images for the catalogue, web site {low resolution CD} is given by the author at the time of entry. COPYRIGHT remains with the author.
THE EXHIBITION ORGANISERS will endeavour to project all accepted projected images at the exhibition opening. A PDF catalogue will be sent to all entrants. The accepted images will be displayed on the NWPA website for a year. Royal Cambrian Academy, Conwy has been booked for the exhibition which will be hung on Sat 9th & Sun 10th September. There will be rotating showings of the accepted PDI’s during the Conwy Camera Club 75th Anniversary Exhibition in Conwy during September.
Best Mono Print; 
Best Colour Print;

Best Mono PDI;
Best Colour PDI;
Best Nature PDI;
Best Digital Art Image; (creative)
Best Scape PDI;
Best Scape Print;

Best Photojournalism (incl. Street & Sport) PDI;
 Best Overall Score Trophy;
HM’s, C’s and Judges Awards

EVERY CARE will be taken with entries but the NWPA cannot accept responsibility for loss or damage
The link is on the website (or click here) and you may enter the exhibition from 1st March until it closes on 31st May 2020.
Prints may be handed in after the NWPA Annual print battle on 4th April or at any NWPA Executive Meeting via your club representative or ERYRI Group meeting prior to the closing date. Prints can also be delivered to Tony Davies, 2 Plas road, Llandudno, LL30 2LU. (by arrangement 07780 998868 or email Tony)  

If there is a problem with this please contact me   Exhibition Organiser

The entries portal for the Exhibition is now open, AND IT'S FREE:

 If you should encounter any problems, please feel free to contact Tony Davies and Sian Davies. Here.

Thank you
Tony Davies LRPS, AWPF, GPU Aphrodite, CPAGB, EFIAP, GPU1Cr, BPE1*
Exhibition Organiser.