YPS International Salon 2018  

QUICK GUIDE

The Salon is open to anyone from around the world. Past participants in YPS Salons in 2016 & 2017 have been pre-registered and login information has been sent to them over email. Members of Youth Photographic Society should login using YPS Member ID to avail concessional rates.

The following restrictions are enforced on uploaded pictures and prints.

  1. The Maximum Width or Breadth or Horizontal Side or X Axis is 1920 pixels
  2. The Maximum Height or Vertical Side or Y Axis is 1200 pixels
  3. There are no specific DPI requirements.
  4. The prints submitted must be between 15 inches to 18 inches on the long side.

Submission closes at 6:00 PM ALASKA TIME on Jul 18, 2018.


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Welcome to the Salon

Youth Photographic Society (YPS) is one of the oldest photo clubs in India with 47 successful years behind it. Over the last few years, YPS has gone through a digital transformation modernizing its services. Visit YPS Website. We are pleased to welcome you to YPS International Salon 2018. We aim to make your Salon Participation experience seamless and memorable. To achieve this, we have put together a world-class web-site with easy payment and upload facilities. You can also change your uploaded portfolio any time till the last minute. We hope you enjoy participating in the Salon and wish you all success.

- YPS International Salon 2018 Committee

YPS International Salon 2018

YPS International Salon 2018 is a DIGITAL and PRINT Salon to facilitate participants to be able to qualify for some of the international honors.

YPS International Salon 2018 is now open for participation with some exciting new features:

  • It is a DIGITAL & PRINT Salon. Win acceptances under PRINT sections to be able to qualify for those honors that have been eluding so far.
  • Popular Digital Sections: MONOCHROME OPEN DIGITAL, COLOR OPEN DIGITAL, NATURE DIGITAL, TRAVEL DIGITAL.
  • Popular Print Sections: MONOCHROME OPEN PRINT, COLOR OPEN PRINT.
  • Patronages from FIAP, ICS, GPU, IUP and FIP. There are 85 medals and pins and badges to be won.
  • Printing partners to make it convenient to participate in Print sections. If you want to submit prints, you can use the services of these printers to get them printed in India and mailed to us. You also save on postages and delays in submission.
  • Highly subsidized fees with Early Bird Rates to reduce your financial burden.
  • Further concessions for Clubs and Groups. Participants can create the club/group online and add members very easily.
  • All payments are through fully integrated on-line gateways with Paypal support for international participants. No need to wait for payment to be verified.
  • Past participants can save time by logging in using pre-created credentials. No need to register again.
  • Professionally managed with quick responses to all queries raised through the Salon website.
Get started today. You can always substitute your pictures or even change sections till the last moment.
Contact us if you need further information.

Sections

Participants can upload up to 4 pictures under each of the following sections for maximum participation. Please consult the award categories under each section while uploading images to maximize your win chances. Please refer to the Terms and Conditions for restrictions on the content and post-processing for each section.

COLOR OPEN DIGITAL

COLOR OPEN refers to pictures in full or partial color covering any subject other than Monochrome, Nature and Travel which are covered under different sections. The pictures may be of any genre like Portraits, Pictorial, Landscape and Creative Pictures.

COLOR OPEN PRINT

COLOR OPEN refers to pictures in full or partial color covering any subject other than Monochrome, Nature and Travel which are covered under different sections. The pictures may be of any genre like Portraits, Pictorial, Landscape and Creative Pictures.

MONOCHROME OPEN DIGITAL

An image is considered to be Monochrome only if it gives the impression of having no color (that is, contains only shades of gray which can include pure black and pure white) OR it gives the impression of being a gray-scale image that has been toned in one color across the entire image. (For example by Sepia, red, gold, etc.)

MONOCHROME OPEN PRINT

An image is considered to be Monochrome only if it gives the impression of having no color (that is, contains only shades of gray which can include pure black and pure white) OR it gives the impression of being a gray-scale image that has been toned in one color across the entire image. (For example by Sepia, red, gold, etc.)

NATURE DIGITAL

NATURE photography is restricted to the use of the photographic process to depict all branches of natural history, except anthropology and archeology, in such a fashion that a well-informed person will be able to identify the subject material and certify its honest presentation.

TRAVEL DIGITAL

A TRAVEL image expresses the characteristic features or culture of a land as they are found naturally in those places.

Fees

This Salon offers EARLY BIRD and REGULAR fee options. The Early Bird Fee can be availed by paying the Salon Fee before the end of the Early Bird Fee end date.

GENERAL (INR)

# Sections EARLY BIRD Fees Club Discount
4 Digital sections &
2 Print sections
1250.00 250.00
4 Digital sections 1000.00 200.00
2 Digital sections 550.00 150.00
2 Print sections 550.00 150.00
1 Digital sections 300.00 100.00
1 Print sections 300.00 100.00

GENERAL (USD)

# Sections EARLY BIRD Fees Club Discount
4 Digital sections &
2 Print sections
45.00 0.00
4 Digital sections 35.00 0.00
2 Digital sections 20.00 0.00
2 Print sections 20.00 0.00
1 Digital sections 10.00 0.00
1 Print sections 10.00 0.00

YPS (INR)

# Sections EARLY BIRD Fees
4 Digital sections &
2 Print sections
1000.00
4 Digital sections 800.00
2 Digital sections 400.00
2 Print sections 400.00
1 Digital sections 200.00
1 Print sections 200.00

GENERAL (INR)

# Sections REGULAR Fees Club Discount
4 Digital sections &
2 Print sections
1500.00 300.00
4 Digital sections 1200.00 250.00
2 Digital sections 700.00 150.00
2 Print sections 700.00 150.00
1 Digital sections 400.00 100.00
1 Print sections 400.00 100.00

GENERAL (USD)

# Sections REGULAR Fees Club Discount
4 Digital sections &
2 Print sections
60.00 0.00
4 Digital sections 45.00 0.00
2 Digital sections 25.00 0.00
2 Print sections 25.00 0.00
1 Digital sections 15.00 0.00
1 Print sections 15.00 0.00

YPS (INR)

# Sections REGULAR Fees
4 Digital sections &
2 Print sections
1200.00
4 Digital sections 950.00
2 Digital sections 550.00
2 Print sections 550.00
1 Digital sections 300.00
1 Print sections 300.00

Club Discount (or Group Discount) is available for participants from India if 10 or more members participate. Setting up Club Discount is simple. No need to fill up forms or send emails.

  1. Club co-ordinator registers himself/herself as a "GENERAL" participant.
  2. After logging in, the co-ordinator clicks on "Generate Club Discount" option and enters details about the club.
  3. In the same form there is an option for adding emails of members. Emails can be added one at a time or can copy-and-paste list of emails.
  4. Emails with discount codes are sent to each member, including the co-ordinator. The code can be used by the member while making payment to avail discount.

Write to us for any clarifications.



Salon Dates

Last Date for submission of entries Digital: July 18, 2018
Prints: July 10, 2018
Submission will automatically cease at midnight Alaska time. Submissions through email/posts will not be judged.
Judging Date July 20 - 22, 2018 Venue: JP Nagar Cultural Association.
Announcement of Results July 31, 2018 The results of the salon will be posted on the salon website. Each entrant would also receive an email intimation of the same.
Exhibition Date August 17 - 19, 2018 Venue: Chitrakala Parishath, No.1, Art Complex, Kumara Krupa Rd, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560001
Catalog Release October 1, 2018 A digital catalog will be hosted on the website.

Print Partners

Please place all print orders directly with the partners. YPS Salon Committee will not be involved in getting any pictures printed.

Prolab

+91-98451-40110 naveen@prolab.in

Prabhu Photos

+91-99450-16170 print@prabhuphotos.com

Contest Calendar

Submission End Date :
For Digital: July 18, 2018
For Prints: July 10, 2018

Judging : July 20 - 22, 2018

Results : July 31, 2018

Exhibition : August 17 - 19, 2018

Catalogue Release: October 1, 2018

Address for Mailing Prints:

MR. S CHANDRASHEKAR, AFIAP
45/107, LIC COLONY, 3RD CROSS,
JAYANAGAR 3RD BLOCK,
BENGALURU - 560011
KARNATAKA, INDIA.

Contest Host

Salon Chairman: Mr. Satish H, MFIAP, MICS, ARPS, Hon.FICS, Hon.YPS, Hon.ECPA, satishtusker@gmail.com, 94486-87595
Salon Secretary: Mr. Murali Santhanam, murali.santhanam@yahoo.co.in, 94813-69204

Youth Photographic Society Bengaluru
TT Hall, 3rd Floor,
State Youth Centre of Karnataka,
Nrupathanga Road, Bengaluru - 560001.
Email: salon@ypsbengaluru.com

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Youth Photographic Society

Youth Photographic Society (YPS) Bengaluru, the hosts for this contest, is a not-for-profit organization started in 1971 to further the Art of Photography. With over 400 members, YPS is among the largest Photography Clubs in India and also boasts of hosting 44 National and International Salons. It has been nurtured by doyens of Indian Photography like Late Mr. T N A Perumal, Late Mr. E Hanumantha Rao and Late Mr. C Rajagopal. The club conducts regular slideshows on every first and third saturday of the month, alongside exhibitions and workshops, for the benefit of its members.


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