Digital Photo: Commercial Photography Portfolio
Digital Photo: Commercial Photography Portfolio (Arizona only - Team/ Individual event)
Pre-Judged and Presentation Event
Topic: Digitally capture and present a portfolio of five (5) impactful and creative commercial photographs that highlight the competitor’s interest in a specific business or industry.
The images in the competitor’s commercial photography portfolio must tell a cohesive and compelling story about the student-selected business or industry.
The competitor’s commercial photography portfolio must contain five (5) attention-grabbing images of varied subjects that are shot from a variety of vantage points utilizing a diverse range of photographic compositional techniques.
Competition Procedure: Project content is prejudged prior to Regional and State Competition. Students will also do a presentation of this event at Regional and State Competition.
THIS IS AN ARIZONA-ONLY EVENT. WINNERS AT THE STATE LEADERSHIP CONFERENCE DO NOT COMPETE IN THIS EVENT AT THE NATIONAL LEADERSHIP CONFERENCE.
IMPORTANT INFORMATION REGARDING THE EVENT:
Photographs submitted for the Digital Photography: Commercial Photography Portfolio competition should be shot in RAW and JPEG.
Competitors must submit the edited photo saved as a JPEG and an original JPEG file for each of the five (5) required commercial photographs. Judges must see the before and after photos. (Thus, a total of ten (10) image files must be submitted for the Digital Photography: Commercial Photography Portfolio competition.)
All image files must be properly labeled (lastname_firstname_photo#unedited.jpg and lastname_firstname_photo#edited.jpg). i.e. Banana_Hannah_photo1unedited.jpg and Banana_Hannah_photo1edited.jpg.
Competitors may utilize Adobe Camera Raw (in Adobe Bridge) or Adobe Lightroom or an equivalent third-party RAW converter to make adjustments to their photographs. PHOTOGRAPHS EDITED IN ADOBE PHOTOSHOP OR AN EQUIVALENT THIRD-PARTY IMAGE EDITING APPLICATION WILL BE DISQUALIFIED.
Competitors must submit signed and dated model release forms for all subjects photographed for the Digital Photography: Professional Business Portraits and Digital Photography: Commercial Photography Portfolio competitions. All minors photographed for either competition must have their signed and dated model release forms co-signed by a parent or guardian. PHOTOGRAPHS OF ANY INDIVIDUALS FOR WHOM A SIGNED MODEL RELEASE FORM HAS NOT BEEN SUBMITTED WILL BE DISQUALIFIED.
Individual names of any and all photographic subjects must not appear anywhere within any submitted photograph. PHOTOGRAPHS WHEREIN SUBJECTS ARE IDENTIFIED BY NAME WILL BE DISQUALIFIED.
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