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DPPA Photographic Competition

  • November 14, 2023
  • 7:00 PM

Inspire - Create - Push yourself - Enter!

Get those images ready, image competition is coming!! For those that have been waiting to test some images or looking to try image competition for the first time, mark this date down in your calendars, November 14th, 7:00pm

Information you need to know:

  • Please view rules at under Photo Competition tab

  • We will be using You will need to sign up on the site if you do not have a membership with, there is a fee of $13.. If you are a premium member, you are covered. Follow the instructions on the site for uploading images. Make sure to select DPPA MI, there is a DPPA Texas site also.

  • Entering opens up November 1st, 2023

  • No submissions will be accepted after November 13th, 5:00PM, EST, 2023

  • We will follow PPA guidelines and judged according to The 12 Elements of a PPA Merit Image: Impact, Creativity, Style, Composition, Presentation, Center of Interest, Color Balance, Lighting, Subject Matter, Technical Excellence, Technique and Story Telling

  • Registration Fees: Members (DPPA, MAPP, & PPofM must register as DPPA members)

  • $10 per image (six images total) for those registered by November 10, 2023 by 6:00PM. EST

  • $15 per image (six images total) for those registered November 10th, 2023 after 6:01PM EST

  • DPPA members: The top four scores from the first six images uploaded for each member will be considered for DPPA awards.

  • Non-Members:

  • $15 per image (six images total) for those registered by November 10, 2023 by 6:00PM EST

  • $20 per image (unlimited) for those registered November 10, 2023 after 6:01PM EST

  • Files must be sized so the longest dimension is 4000 pixels. Each file must contain an embedded color profile of either sRGB or Adobe RGB1998 and be saved at a JPEG quality setting of 10. In most cases, the total file size should not exceed 3.5 MB. Larger files will be accepted when necessary, so long as they are JPG/10.

  • Files are to be named by their title. No underscores or special characters. The maker's name may not appear in the title or on the image itself.

  • This will be a remote event. On November 14th, you will sign into, to watch the judging.

We are looking forward to another year of great images! If you have any questions, please feel free to contact: or 248-666-7995. Now get working on those images!