Due to last minute illness of MR. MALCOM JENKIN, we had replace MR. JAMES BALL in place of him in Jury Bench with required PSA permission.

CIRCUIT DETAILS

SECTIONS

Open Color (Colour/Monochrome) – (PIDC)
Open Monochrome (Monochrome) – (PIDM)
Nature (Colour/Monochrome) – (ND)
Photo Travel (Colour/Monochrome) – (PTD)
Photo Journalisim (Colour/Monochrome) – (PJD)

Image Specification

Photos must be in JPEG file format, Max.
The horizontal length is 1920 pix. Max.
The vertical length is 1080 pix. in 300 dpi.
Compression 7-12, max 2Mb.

Oversized images shall be rejected by the system.
Image title length must be less than or equal to 35 characters.
Titles do not need to be translated to English but must be given in English characters.

CIRCUIT CALENDAR

Closing Date: 19th September 2021
Judging End: 10th October 2021
Notification Date: 24th October 2021
Submit EDAS report: 9th November 2021
Online Gallery Posted: 9TH December 2021
Award & Catalogue Dispatch Date: 26th December 2021

PARTICIPATION COST

US $ 40 for 1 section, US $50 for 2 sections, US $ 60 for 3 sections and US $70 for 4 or all 5 sections
Rs. 2950 for 1 section, Rs.3700 for 2 sections, Rs.4400 for 3 sections and Rs. 5200 for 4 or all 5 Sections.
Early Bird Discount: US $40 for participation in all sections till 31st July 2021.
Group/Club Discount: 10% discount for all sections for 6 or more, 15% discount for 10 or more, and 20%
discount for 15 or more entrants, and 30% discount for 25 or more entrants club/group.
Payment via PayPal to circuitfortius@gmail.com
Submitted works of the authors who did not pay entry fee would not be taken into consideration.

AWARDS

  • 1 x PSA Gold (For Each Section)
  • 3 x Fortius Medal (For Each Section)
  • 3 x Certificate of Merit (For Each Section)
  • 3 x Jury Choice (For Each Section)
  • 3 x Salon Diploma (For Each Section)
  • 1 x Chairman Choice (For Each Section)
  • 1 Best Entrant of the Circuit
  • 1 Best Club Trophy for the Circuit

Note:

  • Certificate of Merit, Jury Choice will be in the form of electronic certificates in PDF format distributed online on/or before the date of award dispatch.
  • To be eligible for Best Club Trophy, a minimum of 20 participants from a club must participate and pay their entry fees. Group Participation is not eligible for Best Club Trophy.
  • Authors’ may win more than one award in each section. Authors may be requested to share an unedited version of the submitted image(s). Non-Cooperation shall be reported to PSA.
  • Best Entrant will be judged on a total number of acceptances. In case of a tie, a number of awards shall be counted. Again in case of a tie, Circuit Chairman shall take the final decision.

JURY PANEL

Salon 1
At home

Valentina Sokolskaya (USA)
APSA, EPSA, EFIAP, GPU CR2

SUMAN BHATTACHARYYA

Suman Bhattacharyya(India)

MPSA, EFIAP/b, ARPS (Lapsed)
Hon.FICS, Hon. GPA PESGSPC
Nature Image Evaluator & Nature Journal Editor
Region Exhibition Standards Director – South Asia
Photographic Society of America – WORLDWIDE
James D

James D Smith(USA)
APSA, MPSA, GPU CR3

Salon 2
Romos Kostonis

Romos Kotsonis (Cyprus)
C***MoL, EPSA, EFIAP/p

Pantelis Kranos

Pantelis Kranos(Cyprus)
GM.ICS , EFIAP/p , GM.HPS

Thanasis_Hadjipavlou

Thanasis Hadjipavlou(Cyprus)
EPSA, EFIAP/s, MICS, c*MOL

Salon 3
BARBARA JENKIN

Barbara Jenkin (England)
EFIAP/d2, GMPSA/g, SPSA, ARPS

MALCOLM JENKIN

Malcom Jenkin (England)
EFIAP/d3, GMPSA/G BPSA CPAGB

Dr Wendy Allard

Wendy Allard (England)
FRPS, PPSA, CPAGB, BPE3, EFIAP/b

Salon 4
Pandula Bandara

Pandula Bandara (Srilanka)
GMPSA,BPSA,GMAPS, AFIAP, LRPS, GPU CR-5,GPU VIP 5,GPU “ZEUS”, MIUP GWP.ICS,BP.ICS,GM.ICS,ICS/SAFIIRI,AICS,Hon.MICS,EH-ISF, RISF-10, MSWAN EFIP PLATINUM, MUPHK, c ** MoLHon.EICS

Viktor_Kanunnikov

Viktor Kanunnikov(Russia)
EFIAP, MPSA

Adela Lia Rusu

Adela Lia Rusu(Romania)
EFIAP/g, EPSA, MAAFR, GPUCR2

Salon 5
WEI YE

Wei Ye (China)
MPSA2

JUN ZHAO

Jun Jhao (China)
PPSA

ENG CHUEN FUI

Eng Chuen Fui, (Malaysia)
ARPS

Salon 6
Steven Yee Pui Chung

Steven Yee Pui Chung (Singapore)

President, Asia Photographers Union (APU)
MBA, B.Eng, GPSA, FRPS, ESFIAP, FRPST, FAPU, FPSM, FPVS, FAPAS, FSPS, FPSS, FFFPT, FBPS, FNPS, Hon.FRPST, Hon.FWPAI, Hon.EFMPA, Hon.FPSM, Hon.FPSS, Hon.FSCPS, Hon.FFPT, Hon. FKCC, Hon.FPSNJ, Hon.FPPS, Hon.FCPA, Hon.FSAP, Hon.FPI, Hon.FSPP, Hon.PIPC, Hon.GMGNG

Harry woo use

Harry Woo Hong Sang (Malaysia)
MPSA APSA EFIAP ESFIAP FRPS FAPU FPSM FPSS FRPST
FPVS FSCPS FPSNY FSPS FBPS FFPT

Fire Leong Soon Seng

Fire Leong Soon Seng (Malaysia)

MPSA, MUSPA, MVPSA,FICS, FAPU, FSWAN, APSK, APSP, ASPM, AUSPA, APII, ACPE, MEPSP, EUSPA, EP.PSBP, ES.USPA, SE.PSBP, AEPSP, AEFIP, E.CPE. ES.CPE. G.APS. Hon.FPSK, Hon.FPSBP, Hon.FICS, Hon.FSWAN, Hon.FARGUS, Hon.EUSPA, Hon.EVNPS, Hon.FWPG. Hon.CPE. Hon.FPSO, Hon.EICS, Hon.EFMPA, Hon.EICS/PSBP, Hon.ICS, Hon.FSPAS, Hon.EIUSF, Hon.HKNPS, Hon.FCPA, Hon.ICS, LIFETIME ICS, Who’s Who in Photography 2018 TOP 10