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SIE 2018 now open for entries

Welcome to our 105th annual international competition
Closing date: 04 February 2018

The Southampton Camera Club was formed in 1896 and now runs one of the largest and oldest international photographic salons in the United Kingdom. Our 2017 International Exhibition attracted entries from nearly 60 countries around the world and SIE 2018 is the 105th anniversary of this prestigious event.

Our exhibition is run under the patronage of La Fédération Internationale de l'Art Photographique (FIAP), the Photographic Society of America (PSA) and the Royal Photographic Society (RPS).

At the discretion of the judges, it is our intention to issue a total of over 200 awards. In each class, these will include a FIAP Gold medal, 4 other FIAP, PSA or RPS medals, 6 Southampton Camera Club medals, plus a number of Certificates of Merit and Ribbons. An additional Medal - 1 per class - will be awarded by our Chairman. The entrant with the highest overall acceptance total will win the FIAP Blue Badge for Best Author.

As usual, entrants to the Smethwick International Exhibition (which closed on 09/11/2017) were able to select the option to have their prints forwarded to us, thus saving on postage costs. The Southampton entry procedure allows such entrants to indicate that their prints will be arriving via Smethwick.


Click here for key dates, entry classes and selection panel details for SIE 2018

Exhibition

All the prize-winning images for SIE 2018 will be exhibited in the central atrium of Southampton's WestQuay Shopping Centre from 23 to 25 March, 2018.

Digital & print shows

Many of the best images from SIE 2018 will also be presented at the following locations.

Digital Shows
New Forest Camera Club 29 Mar 2018
Poole Camera Club 3 Apr 2018
Steyning Camera Club 9 Apr 2018
Newbury Camera Club 19 Apr 2018
Havant Camera Club 24 April 2018
Oxford Photographic Society 8 May 2018
Chichester Camera Club 10 May 2018
Beaulieu Camera Group 18 Apr 2018
Print Shows
Wareham Camera Club 10 Apr 2018
Bristol Photographic Society 25 Apr 2018
WestQuay Shopping Centre 23-25 Mar 2018
   
   
   
   
   

Dates or venues may vary due to unforeseen circumstances. Please check with the venue before travelling.

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Previous competitions

Click here for information about SIE 2017 (closed).

Click here for information about SIE 2016 (closed).

Click here for information about SIE 2015 (closed).

Click here for information about SIE 2014 (closed).

Click here for information about SIE 2013 (closed).

Click here for information about SIE 2012 (closed).

Click here for information about SIE 2011 (closed).

Click here for information about SIE 2010 (closed).


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