CHARTER OAK PHOTOGRAPHIC SOCIETY (COPS)
DIGITAL COMPETITION IMAGES
April 2020 Revision.
All entries must conform to COPS Competition Rules.
These submission requirements and procedures apply to both digital and print images. Although physical prints are judged in a print box, their digital versions may be projected for the entire audience’s benefit.
|Color space||sRGB for color|
Gray Gamma 2.2 for untinted monochrome
|Image size1||1400 x 1050||No images larger than 2MB|
|Image resolution2||Up to 300 dpi||No images larger than 2MB|
|File name / Submission title3||Short title, 40 characters max.|
Title contains only letters, numbers & spaces (e.g., South-Western Red Cactus).
|No punctuation, special characters ($,?, etc.) or symbols.|
No need for your name, date, or other data.
|File extension||.jpg||Cannot use .jpeg|
|NAT designation4||If an image complies with PSA Nature Photography rules, include NAT at end of title.|
- Image size rules are subject to change. As of August 2019, image sizing cannot exceed 1400 pixels horizontally or 1050 pixels vertically.
- Select a resolution that produces an image file size no larger than 2 MB.
- File name and submission title can (but need not) be identical.
- For PSA Nature Photography rules, see Competition Rules (Appendix D).