EXHIBITION INFORMATION

Organized by: BENGAL PHOTOGRAPHY INSTITUTE

CITY OF JOY 1st INTERNATIONAL DIGITAL SALON – 2022 is open toall amateur and professional photographers across the globe. The Salon conforms to the rules of Photographic Society of America (PSA). This Salon is PSA approved and acceptances received by PSA members will be eligible for PSA Star Ratings, listing in the world-wide PSA Who’s Who of Photography and credited towards the PSA Distinctions of QPSA, PPSA, EPSA, MPSA, MPSA2 and GMPSA, GMPSA/B, GMPSA/S, GMPSA/G and GMPSA/P. The Salon is also GPU approved and acceptances and awards received here will be eligible for Crown and other Honours from GPU. The Salon is also BPI approved and acceptances and awards received here will be eligible for Distinctions from BPI.

SECTIONS

  • MONOCHROME OPEN (Monochrome) – PSA PIDM
  • COLOUR OPEN (Colour) – PSA PIDC
  • PHOTO TRAVEL (Colour / Monochrome) – PSA PTD
  • NATURE AND WILDLIFE (Colour / Monochrome) – PSA ND
  • THEME – TRANSPORT (Only Colour) – PSA PIDC

Only Grey Scale Images are allowed in PIDM Section

EXHIBITION CALENDAR

Closing date: 4th September 2022
Judging: 11th– 18th September 2022
Notification: 27th September 2022
EDAS PSA reports: 9th October 2022
Award Despatch: 11th November 2022
PDF Catalogue: 20th November 2022
Exhibition: Jan/Feb 2023

PAYMENT MODE FOR FORGIEN PARTICIPANTS

PAYPAL (preferred method)
Entry fee can be paid with PayPal
PayPal ID – bengalphotographyinstitute@gmail.com

ENTRY FEE

For participants outside of India:
Any three Sections = USD $12 or Euro10
All five Section = USD $16 or Euro15
For Indian Participants:
Any three Sections = Rs. 849/-
All five Section = Rs. 1199/-

EARLY BIRD DISCOUNT

Early bird discount for all participants who will register, upload & pay within 30th June
2022:
Any three Sections = USD $10 or Euro8 or Rs. 699/-
All five Section = USD $13 or Euro12 or Rs. 999/-
Group Discount for all groups of 10 or more than 10 participants:
Any three Sections = USD $10 or Euro8 or Rs. 699/-
All five Section = USD $13 or Euro12 or Rs. 999/-
All entrants can change or modify their submitted images till the closing date.

IMAGE SIZE

The maximum digital image width (horizontal) is 1920 pixels. The maximum digital image height (vertical) is 1080 pixels. The resolution must be 300 dpi. JPEG. Use the maximum quality for each of your .jpg images that do not result in a file size larger than 2 Mb. Smaller images are accepted.

PAYMENT MODE FOR INDIAN PARTICIPANTS

BANK DETAILS
Account Holder – BENGAL PHOTOGRAPHY INSTITUTE
Bank Name –KOTAK MAHINDRA BANK Ltd.
Branch Name – GARIA
Account Number – 2945317809
IFSC – KKBK0006577
Account Type – CURRENT

JUDGES

SUBRATA BYSACK copy

Mr. Subrata Bysack (INDIA)
APSA, GMPSA/P, EFIAP/d1, GPU CR5

udayan shankar pal

Mr. Udayan Sankar Pal (INDIA)
EFIAP, GPU CR4, VIP3, APHRODITE, CMoL,
SSS/r+Air, EHPS, IIG/p2, onAvTvISO

Tuhinkanti copy

Mr.TuhinKanti Das (INDIA)
MPSA, EFIAP, FFIP, GREENHOOD SCHOLARSHIP
COMMITTEE MEMBER, PSA

AWARDS

TOTAL 104 AWARDS

MONOCHROME

PSA GOLD

GPU GOLD

CLUB GOLD

CLUB SILVER

CLUB BRONZE

3 JUDGES
CHOICE
MEDAL

2 CHAIRMAN
CHOICE MEDAL

PSA RIBBON

2 GPU RIBBON

4 E- CERTIFICATE OF
MERIT

E-CERTIFICATE OF
BEST PORTRAIT
AWARD

E-CERTIFICATE OF
BEST FIGURE
STUDY AWARD

E-CERTIFICATE OF
BEST ARCHITECTURE
AWARD

COLOUR

PSA GOLD

GPU GOLD

CLUB GOLD

CLUB SILVER

CLUB BRONZE

3 JUDGES
CHOICE
MEDAL

2 CHAIRMAN
CHOICE MEDAL

PSA RIBBON

2 GPU RIBBON

4 E- CERTIFICATE OF
MERIT

E-CERTIFICATE OF
BEST PORTRAIT
AWARD

E-CERTIFICATE OF
BEST FIGURE
STUDY AWARD

E-CERTIFICATE OF
BEST STILL LIFE
AWARD

NATURE & WILDLIFE

PSA GOLD

GPU GOLD

CLUB GOLD

CLUB SILVER

CLUB BRONZE

3 JUDGES
CHOICE
MEDAL

2 CHAIRMAN
CHOICE MEDAL

PSA RIBBON

2 GPU RIBBON

4 E- CERTIFICATE OF
MERIT

E-CERTIFICATE OF
BEST BIRD
AWARD

E-CERTIFICATE OF
BEST MACRO
AWARD

E-CERTIFICATE OF
BEST MAMMAL
AWARD

PHOTO TRAVEL

PSA GOLD

GPU GOLD

CLUB GOLD

CLUB SILVER

CLUB BRONZE

3 JUDGES
CHOICE
MEDAL

2 CHAIRMAN
CHOICE MEDAL

PSA RIBBON

2 GPU RIBBON

4 E- CERTIFICATE OF
MERIT

E-CERTIFICATE OF
BEST LANDSCAPE
AWARD

E-CERTIFICATE OF
BEST CANDID
AWARD

E-CERTIFICATE OF
BEST FESTIVAL
AWARD

THEME  TRANSPORT

PSA GOLD

GPU GOLD

CLUB GOLD

CLUB SILVER

CLUB BRONZE

3 JUDGES
CHOICE
MEDAL

2 CHAIRMAN
CHOICE MEDAL

PSA RIBBON

2 GPU RIBBON

4 E- CERTIFICATE OF
MERIT

E-CERTIFICATE OF
BEST CANDID
AWARD

E-CERTIFICATE OF
BEST STORY
TELLING AWARD

E-CERTIFICATE OF
BEST MOMENT
AWARD

*OVERALL BEST ENTANT AWARD – MEMENTO
*BEST INDIAN ENTRANT AWARD – MEMENTO
*OVERALL BEST GROUP AWARD – MEMENTO
*BEST INDIAN GROUP AWARD – MEMENTO
Each author can receive only one award in each section.
The decision of the Jury is final and irrevocable.
All participants will receive a report card via e-mail with all his/her scores.
The results of the exhibition will also be published on the website of the competition.