ONYX 2017 have 5 section, all digital, FULLY PSA APPROVED:
COLOR OPEN – PSA PID Color
COLOR PEOPLE – PSA PID Color
MONOCHROME OPEN – PSA PID Monochrome
TRAVEL (color or monochrome) – PSA PTD
NATURE (color or monochrome) – PSA ND
Each entrant may submit a maximun 4 images in one section. The target acceptance rate will be between 25% and 35% in each section. The jury will accord a total of 118 Awards.
For PID Color, there is no restriction regarding the theme of photos. Images may be altered, either digitally or otherwise, by the maker and artwork or computer graphics created by the entrant may be incorporated if the photographic content predominates.
For Travel, Nature and Monochrome sections, please see PSA Definitions on chapter 14 of entry rules.
1 section – 10 $
2 sections - 15 $
3 sections 20 $
4 sections 23 $
5 sections 25 $
PAYPAL (preferred method)
Entry fee can be paid with PayPal through our web site automatically after upload images:
Or manually by sending e-mail via PayPal: firstname.lastname@example.org
Alternatively, the fee may also be paid with Western Union on the following info:
Name: Razvan Baleanu, Country: Romania.
POSTAL MAIL Alternatively, the fee can be sent by postal mail to following address:
Address: Razvan Baleanu, Str. Republicii, Nr. 32, Bl. 15 F, Sc. A, Ap. 9, Campina, 105600, Romania
The exhibition has no responsibility for loss or damage during postal transport.
- 5-10 participants club - 10% discount
- 10-20 participants club - 20% discount
- 20+ participants club - 30% discount
For club discounts, contact Chairman: email@example.com
Entry fee is mandatory for every participant. The works of the participants who did not pay the fee would not be taken into consideration.
If, for some reason, you can not pay the fee, please e-mail Exhibition Chairman and we will find a solution:
ONLINE ENTRY FORM (preferred method)
Authors must fill out an Online Entry Form on the official website and submit entries online:
POSTAL MAIL Burned on CD/DVD, along with the entry form and entry fee, sent to the postal mail. Images should have the same size as the online registration. The exhibition has no responsibility for loss or damage during postal transport.
Address: Razvan Baleanu, Str. Republicii, Nr. 32, Bl. 15 F, Sc. A, Ap. 9, Campina, 105600, Romania Download Entry Form: www.campinaexhibitions.net/onyx/EntryForm
If, for some reason, you can not send your pictures, please e-mail Exhibition Chairman and we will find a solution: firstname.lastname@example.org
Except for the restriction to use only English alphabet (a-z), no other requirements for file names; file name should be the way authors want it to appear in the catalogue (title name).
Each image must have a unique title. Once an image has been accepted in a PSA Recognized exhibition, that same image, or a like “in camera” or a “reproduction” duplicate of that image:
i. May not be re-entered in any section of the same Division Star Ratings class in that exhibition regardless of media, format, or title.
ii. May not be re-titled for entry in any other PSA Recognized exhibition.
Words such as “Untitled” and “No Title” are not acceptable as part or all of an image’s title, nor are camera capture filenames. No title or identification of the maker shall be visible anywhere on the face of an image, print mat or mount entered in a PSA Recognized exhibition.
- Tibor Jakab, EFIAP/gold, FPSA, EPSA, ASIIPC, Hon.FPSG, Hon.FICS, GM.ICS, Hon.PESGSPS.
PSA Liaison Officer.
- dr. Teodor Radu Pantea, EFIAP/silver, EH.ISF, PSA*(CS), PSA**(PPD), PSA**(PJ), PSA***(CPID), Hon.ICS, F.ICS, AICS, Hon.F.PAD, Hon.F.ICS, E.USPA, F.SWAN, Hon.F.SWAN, E.FMPA, Hon.IPS, Hon.FKSS, M.AAFR, Hon.AAFR, Hon.TAMA, Hon.API, UAPR, Hon.FPSBP, BPICS, GMICS.
Vice President ICS Int. Board Director.
- Mircea Anghel, A.FIAP
The jury’s decision is final and irrevocable. Images may not be changed by the exhibition prior to or during judging. Images may not be changed by the exhibition’s equipment prior to or during judging. This includes resizing of images either smaller or larger or changing the aspect ration of the original image to “Fit to screen” or to “Fill screen” by HDTV equipment.
Judging will be done with HDTV on a secure private website.
Razvan Baleanu, P.PSA, A.FIAP, ES.USPA, A.ICS, GPU CR2, Hon.PESGSPC
For each section:
PSA Gold Medal
ICS Gold Medal
Campina Exhibitions Gold Medal
Campina Exhibitions Silver Medal
Campina Exhibitions Bronze Medal
3 PSA Honorable Mentions
5 Campina Exhibitions Honorable Mentions
10 ONYX Honorable Mentions
Additional for Color Open Section will be awarded:
GPU Gold Medal
2 GPU Honorable Mentions
The jury reserves the right to grant additional awards depend on the total number of the entrants. 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.
Closing date: 1.03.2017
Judging: 11 – 19.03.2017
Notification (E-mail): 27.03.2017
Result, all accepted images and awards, will be posted on our website: www.campinaexhibitions.net/onyx/Results
EDAS reports: 1.05.2017
Public Exhibition: 22.04.2017
Online Catalog: 8.05.2017
Awards sent: 8.05.2017
Notification cards will be sent by email.
The results, all accepted images and awards will be posted on our web site:
Online PDF Exhibition Catalog will be sent to all authors.
Also the online catalog will be available for download on our web site www.campinaexhibitions.net/onyx/catalog
Awarded and all accepted images will be exhibit on ONYX website.
Campina House of Culture, Romania
Digital Slide Show program will be displayed using a Full HD Projector.
Entries must originate as photographs (image-captures of objects via light sensitivity) made by the entrant on photographic emulsion or acquired digitally. By virtue of submitting an entry, the entrant certifies the work as his own (aliases are not permitted). The entrant permits the sponsors to reproduce all or part of the entered material free of charge for publication and/or display in media related to the exhibition. This may include low resolution posting on a website. Note: Entrants who indicate that their images may not be reproduced or used “will not be eligible for awards” or inclusion in audio-visuals of the exhibition “and could be subject to disqualification” by the exhibition sponsors.
The exhibition is open to anyone; however, an entry may be rejected when the sponsoring organization or its agent, in its reasonable discretion, believes the entry does not conform to the exhibition rules and conditions.
Entries are limited to not more than 4 images per section, category, or class. An entrant’s four images will be distributed throughout four rounds of judging in that section.
There are no restrictions as to subject matter except as outlined in the rules and definitions of specific sections, or specified by law in the country where the exhibition is held.
The exhibition assumes no liability of any misuse of copyright. Images may be altered, either electronically or otherwise, by the maker. Artwork or computer graphics created by the entrant may be incorporated if the photographic content predominates subject to divisional restrictions. All final work must be on photographic film, or on electronic file, or on photographic or electronic print material, mounting excepted.
Images may be altered, either digitally or otherwise, by the maker and artwork or computer graphics created by the entrant may be incorporated if the photographic content predominates subject to Nature, Photo Travel and Photojournalism divisional restrictions.
PSA Nature Definition
Nature photography is restricted to the use of the photographic process to depict all branches of natural history, except anthropology and archeology, in such a fashion that a well-informed person will be able to identify the subject material and certify its honest presentation.
By submitting an entry, the entrant certifies that he is a sole owner of the rights to use sent images, including copyright, patent and/or other applicable rights. All models must be of Legal Age of consent or have guardian permissions issued. The exhibition organizers assume no liability for any copyright misuse conducted by entrants
Razvan Baleanu, P.PSA, A.FIAP, ES.USPA, A.ICS, GPU CR2, Hon.PESGSPC
Address: Str. Republicii, Nr. 32, Bl. 15 F, Sc. A, Ap. 9, Campina, 105600, Romania