Projected Image (PID)

PID Creative Interclub Competition

Third round results will be available in mid-July.

This PID activity is exclusively for Creative Photography. The PSA definition of Creative is "Altered Reality." The image must obviously display a change in natural color, form, shape, or any combination of three. High Dynamic Range (HDR) images without further changes are not considered "altered reality." 

The competition is open to all PSA-member Clubs.

Nancy Sams, FPSA, EPSA,



Director / Email Nancy Sams, FPSA, EPSA
Clubs Register by: November 15
Rounds Per Year / Dates Three: December 1, February 1, and April 1
Groups & Entries / Round A,B,C: New clubs start in Group C, 6 images, maximum of 2 images/member
Entry Method Upload Images - this link will be turned on when the 2014-2015 competition has been updated.  This web site will also display the club scores and award-winning images.
Rules & Awards / Round "Altered Reality," 6 digital files, up to 6 images given awards (ribbons), 6-8 images given HMs (ribbons)
Cannot re-enter any images.
End of Year (EOY) Awards All Award images in EOY competition. Six BOB (PSA Silver Medals) per group. A single BOB (Gold Medal) image chosen from all 12 images. High Point clubs earn certificates.
Information Original image must be made by entrant on photographic emulsion or captured digitally. All images must be original and may not incorporate elements produced by anyone else. Original images must be altered by the maker; artwork or computer graphics generated by the entrant may be incorporated, if the original photographic content predominates. Images may not be constructed entirely within a computer. Image's core content must be identifiable. Non-creative images are not eligible for this competition. Any subject matter is acceptable as long as the Altered Reality guidelines are apparent.


Basic Guidelines for Operating PSA Division Competitions - Contains information for Directors of PSA Individual and Interclub Competitions.

To register for a PSA Division Interclub Competition, please contact the Interclub Competition Director listed at the top of this page. Clubs can register at any time and participate in as many or as few competitions as the club wishes; however, clubs need to register and participate in all of the offered rounds to be properly ranked in the year's standings.

Interclub Comparison Chart

The Interclub Comparison Chart is a quick reference to all seven of the PSA Interclub Competitions and is designed to help clubs select the Interclub Competition(s) that the club wishes to enter. A Consultant is available to help PSA-member clubs enter the Interclub Competitions. This service can be found in Clubs/Councils area, which is available through login.