Sections & Awards

PSM Salon Sections & Awards

33rd MALAYSIA INTERNATIONAL SALON OF PHOTOGRAPHY 2018

馬來西亞影藝協會榮譽展覽者名銜 (Hon E.PSM)

PSM Institutes a title of Hon. E. PSM (Honorary Exhibitor of The Photographic Society of Malaysia International Salon) with certificate of merit to the successful participants who have TEN or more prints/slides accepted for 3 consecutive salons in the same section of PSM International Photographic Salon from the 20th (1990) Salon onwards, thereby accrediting the exhibitors to enjoy the privilege of permanently free entries to all subsequent PSM Salons (Malaysia International Salon of Photography). Please note that PSM salon will be held by the society biennially. However each entry need to enclose US5/- for returned mail.
本會由第廿屆國際攝影沙龍(1990)起,凡參加者在每一組內連續三屆入選照片或幻燈片十張或以上者,得申請本會頒贈「榮譽展覽者」名銜(HON E.PSM),並發給證書,可永遠免費參加本會舉辦之國際攝影沙龍唯須繳US$5/=作回郵,本會舉辦之國際攝影沙龍每兩年舉辦一屆,希望留意。

FIAP Blue Pin for Best Author

To be awarded to the author with the most number of acceptances in all the sections in the salon

PROJECTED IMAGE COLOUR OPEN SECTION | 彩色数码组
  • One (1) Hon.President Teoh Kok Kee award for Best of Section
    Awarded to photographer who garnered most points in this section
  • One (1) PSA Gold Medal | 美国摄影学会金牌
  • One (1) FIAP Gold Medal | 国际摄影艺术联盟金牌
  • One (1) IUP Gold Medal | IUP金牌
  • One (1) APAS Gold Medal | APAS金牌
  • One (1) PSM Gold Medal | 馬來西亞影藝協會金牌
  • One (1) PSA Silver Medal | 美国摄影学会银牌
  • One (1) FIAP Silver Medal | 国际摄影艺术联盟银牌
  • One (1) IUP Silver Medal | IUP银牌
  • One (1) APAS Silver Medal | APAS银牌
  • Five (5) PSM Silver Medal | 馬來西亞影藝協會银牌
  • One (1) PSA Bronze Medal | 美国摄影学会铜牌
  • One (1) FIAP Bronze Medal | 国际摄影艺术联盟铜牌
  • One (1) IUP Bronze Medal | IUP铜牌
  • One (1) APAS Bronze Medal | APAS铜牌
  • Five (5) PSM Bronze Medal | 馬來西亞影藝協會铜牌
  • Six (6) PSA HM Ribbons | 美国摄影学会优异奖
  • Three (3) FIAP HM Ribbons | 国际摄影艺术联盟优异奖
  • Six (6) PSM Honor Mention | 馬來西亞影藝協會丝带奖证书
  • Local Award (Local Best) | 本地最佳奖
PROJECTED IMAGE MONOCHROME OPEN SECTION | 黑白数码组
  • One (1) Hon.President Teoh Kok Kee award for Best of Section
    Awarded to photographer who garnered most points in this section
  • One (1) PSA Gold Medal | 美国摄影学会金牌
  • One (1) FIAP Gold Medal | 国际摄影艺术联盟金牌
  • One (1) IUP Gold Medal | IUP金牌
  • One (1) APAS Gold Medal | APAS金牌
  • One (1) PSM Gold Medal | 馬來西亞影藝協會金牌
  • One (1) PSA Silver Medal | 美国摄影学会银牌
  • One (1) FIAP Silver Medal | 国际摄影艺术联盟银牌
  • One (1) IUP Silver Medal | IUP银牌
  • One (1) APAS Silver Medal | APAS银牌
  • Five (5) PSM Silver Medal | 馬來西亞影藝協會银牌
  • One (1) PSA Bronze Medal | 美国摄影学会铜牌
  • One (1) FIAP Bronze Medal | 国际摄影艺术联盟铜牌
  • One (1) IUP Bronze Medal | IUP铜牌
  • One (1) APAS Bronze Medal | APAS铜牌
  • Five (5) PSM Bronze Medal | 馬來西亞影藝協會铜牌
  • Six (6) PSA HM Ribbons | 美国摄影学会优异奖
  • Three (3) FIAP HM Ribbons | 国际摄影艺术联盟优异奖
  • Six (6) PSM Honor Mention | 馬來西亞影藝協會丝带奖证书
  • Local Award (Local Best) | 本地最佳奖
PROJECTED IMAGE TRAVEL (COLOUR) SECTION | 旅游数码组
  • One (1) Hon.President Teoh Kok Kee award for Best of Section
    Awarded to photographer who garnered most points in this section
  • One (1) PSA Gold Medal | 美国摄影学会金牌
  • One (1) FIAP Gold Medal | 国际摄影艺术联盟金牌
  • One (1) IUP Gold Medal | IUP金牌
  • One (1) APAS Gold Medal | APAS金牌
  • One (1) PSM Gold Medal | 馬來西亞影藝協會金牌
  • One (1) PSA Silver Medal | 美国摄影学会银牌
  • One (1) FIAP Silver Medal | 国际摄影艺术联盟银牌
  • One (1) IUP Silver Medal | IUP银牌
  • One (1) APAS Silver Medal | APAS银牌
  • Five (5) PSM Silver Medal | 馬來西亞影藝協會银牌
  • One (1) PSA Bronze Medal | 美国摄影学会铜牌
  • One (1) FIAP Bronze Medal | 国际摄影艺术联盟铜牌
  • One (1) IUP Bronze Medal | IUP铜牌
  • One (1) APAS Bronze Medal | APAS铜牌
  • Five (5) PSM Bronze Medal | 馬來西亞影藝協會铜牌
  • Six (6) PSA HM Ribbons | 美国摄影学会优异奖
  • Three (3) FIAP HM Ribbons | 国际摄影艺术联盟优异奖
  • Six (6) PSM Honor Mention | 馬來西亞影藝協會丝带奖证书
  • Local Award (Local Best) | 本地最佳奖
PROJECTED NATURE (COLOUR) SECTION | 自然数码组
  • One (1) Hon.President Teoh Kok Kee award for Best of Section
    Awarded to photographer who garnered most points in this section
  • One (1) PSA Gold Medal | 美国摄影学会金牌
  • One (1) FIAP Gold Medal | 国际摄影艺术联盟金牌
  • One (1) IUP Gold Medal | IUP金牌
  • One (1) APAS Gold Medal | APAS金牌
  • One (1) PSM Gold Medal | 馬來西亞影藝協會金牌
  • One (1) PSA Silver Medal | 美国摄影学会银牌
  • One (1) FIAP Silver Medal | 国际摄影艺术联盟银牌
  • One (1) IUP Silver Medal | IUP银牌
  • One (1) APAS Silver Medal | APAS银牌
  • Five (5) PSM Silver Medal | 馬來西亞影藝協會银牌
  • One (1) PSA Bronze Medal | 美国摄影学会铜牌
  • One (1) FIAP Bronze Medal | 国际摄影艺术联盟铜牌
  • One (1) IUP Bronze Medal | IUP铜牌
  • One (1) APAS Bronze Medal | APAS铜牌
  • Five (5) PSM Bronze Medal | 馬來西亞影藝協會铜牌
  • Six (6) PSA HM Ribbons | 美国摄影学会优异奖
  • Three (3) FIAP HM Ribbons | 国际摄影艺术联盟优异奖
  • Six (6) PSM Honor Mention | 馬來西亞影藝協會丝带奖证书
  • Local Award (Local Best) | 本地最佳奖

NOTIFICATION

Notification will be sent by email.
成绩由电邮通知。
A Salon e-catalogue presenting the award winning works with author’s names, titles of the photo and list of accepted entries and author’s names, will be emailed each participant.
电子沙龙目录将会刊登参加者的个人资料及参选获奖或入选作品并电邮于各参赛者。

DEFINITIONS

All entries shall conform to the stricter of these definitions to be validated by all
organizations granting recognition or patronage.

 

PROJECTED IMAGE MONOCHROME OPEN

A monochrome image is defined as having varying shades of no more than one color (various shades of that color from very light to very dark) but it may be any single color. Multi-toned images (various shades of two or more colors) and greyscale images with an added accent color are not acceptable in Monochrome Class sections and must be entered in Color Class sections.

 

PROJECTED IMAGE TRAVEL (COLOUR)

A Photo Travel image must express the feeling of a time and place, and portray a land, its distinctive features or culture in its natural state. There are no geographical limitations. Close up pictures of people or objects must include distinguishable environment. Techniques that add to, relocate, replace or remove any element ofthe original image, except by cropping, are not permitted. All adjustments must appear natural. Conversion to full monochrome is acceptable. Derivations, including infrared, are unacceptable.

 

PROJECTED IMAGE NATURE (COLOUR)

Nature photography depicts living, untamed animals and uncultivated plants in a natural habitat, geology and the wide diversity of natural phenomena, from insects to icebergs. Photographs of animals which are domesticated, caged or under any form of restraint, as well as photographs of cultivated plants are ineligible.

Minimal evidence of humans Is acceptable for nature subjects, such as barn owls or storks. adapting to an environment modified by humans, or natural forces, like hurricanes or tidal waves, reclaiming it.

The original image must have been taken by the photographer, whatever photographic medium is used. Any manipulation or modification to the original image is limited to minor retouching of blemishes and must not alter the content of the original scene.
After satisfying the above requirements, every effort should be made to use the highest level of artistic skill in al) nature photographs.

 

PSA Nature Definition

Nature photography is restricted to the use of the photographic process to depict observations from 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 to certify as to its honest presentation. The story telling value of a photograph must be weighed more than the pictorial quality while maintaining high technical quality. Human elements shall not be present, except where those human elements enhance the nature story. The presence of scientific bands, scientific tags or radio collars on wild animals is permissible. Photographs of artificially produced hybrid plants or animals, mounted specimens, or obviously set arrangements, are ineligible, as is any form of manipulation that alters the truth of the photographic statement. No techniques that add to, relocate, replace, or remove pictorial elements except by cropping are permitted. Techniques that enhance the presentation of the photograph without changing the nature story or the pictorial content are permitted. All adjustments must appear natural. Color images can be converted to grayscale monochrome. Infrared images are not allowed.

PSA Definition of Authentic Wildlife

Authentic wildlife is defined as one or more organisms living free and unrestrained in a natural or adopted habitat. Therefore, landscapes, photographs of zoo or game farm animals, or any living subject taken under controlled conditions are not eligible for Wildlife competitions. Authentic wildlife is not limited to uncontrolled zoological subjects. Land and marine botanical subjects in the wild (including fungi and algae) are also eligible subjects, as are animal carcasses.