Salon

Join us for Salon 2017!

It’s that time again! Get your images ready for our annual Salon Competition! For the third year in a row, we’ll be hosting salon at Hotel Duval. This year’s Salon will take place on Monday, June 19th. Here are the details and the schedule. 

Where: Hotel Duval

When: June 19th, 2017

Schedule: Judging (open to dinner ticket buyers) begins at 2pm, Social hour at 5pm, Dinner begins at 6pm, critique to follow with time allowing. 

We hope that all of our members participate in Salon, but participation is not required. All are welcome for dinner! If you have special dietary requirements, please make us aware after purchasing your tickets by emailing tppgsec@gmail.com. 

Purchase your dinner tickets! 


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We will be posting more information on how to enter soon. Check back for details! 

2016 Salon Results

Congratulations to all our TPPG members on another successful Salon event! We had a great evening at Hotel Duval complete with good times, excellent judging, and great food. Here are the results from last night’s competition. A special thank you to our Master Photographer judges from Tampa, Lissa Hatcher, Kevin Newsome, and Randy Van Duinen!

From left: Kevin Newsome, Lissa Hatcher, Randy Van Duinen

From left: Kevin Newsome, Lissa Hatcher, Randy Van Duinen

Our 2016 Category Winners are as follows:

Category Image Title Maker
Commercial Advertisement Illustrative Scrutiny of a Handgun Steve Saccio
Illustrative Abstract E Pluribus Unum AJ Abellera
Illustrative Open Milk and Honey Linda Long
Portrait of a Child Sarah Kira Derryberry
Portrait of a Group Strong Faith Amanda Clark
Portrait of a Woman Plastique Chic Linda Long
Social Formal Portraiture Alone at Last Nina Atkinson
Social Event Open TIED Blush and Bashful Lauren Womble
Social Event Open TIED Reflection Charlotte Fristoe

 

Best in Show - Milk and Honey, Linda Long <br /> Second Place Overall - Arctic Angel, Linda Long

Best in Show – Milk and Honey, Linda Long

Second Place Overall – Arctic Angel, Linda Long

Third Place Overall - The Warm Up, Kira Derryberry
Third Place Overall – The Warm Up, Kira Derryberry

Congratulations to all our participants!

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How to Enter the 2016 Salon Competition

The entry page for the 2016 Tallahassee Professional Photography Guild Salon Competition is officially live!

First off, remember to join PrintCompetition.com.  Select the Standard ($6 for a year) or Premium ($10 a quarter) so you can access our salon site and upload your images.  Click this link to review options and join:

https://printcompetition.com/compare


Once that is complete you will be able to log in and select our guild.  Starting today you can upload your images for the competition, but don’t worry, its not crunch time just yet!
From now until June 17th we have early bird rates in effect.  The case fee is $35 for up to 6 images.  From June 18th till June 20th a late fee entry can be bought at $50.  The entry portal closes promptly at 11pm on June 20th!
I’ll be sure to send out plenty of reminders in that final week.

As talked about in the review session, images need to be matted and prepped for digital display and the ease of our judges to review.  If you need help matting your images take a moment to watch Kira’s video:


To make sure images display correctly please review the following from PrintCompetition.com
Files must be sized so the maximum dimension in any direction is 4,000 pixels including presentation mats (20 inches at 200 ppi). Each image file must contain an embedded color profile of either sRGB or Adobe RGB1998 and be saved at a JPEG quality setting of 10. Monitor Settings will include D65, Brightness of 120 cd/m2 and 2.20 gamma. Total file size should not exceed 10 MB.
Remember that you are not limited to one image per category for Salon and there are far more options for you to enter.  Attached below is listings of all the available categories.

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As always please feel free to contact Print Competition chair Steven Saccio or the other board members with any questions you might have.  We are looking forward to a great showing of all your amazing work this year!  Good Luck!

Join Us for Salon 2016!

It’s that time again! Get your images ready for our annual Salon Competition! For the second year in a row, we’ll be hosting Salon at Hotel Duval. This year’s Salon will take place on Tuesday, June 21st. Here are details and the schedule.

Where: Hotel Duval
When: June 21, 2016
Schedule: Judging (open to dinner ticket buyers) begins at 2pm, Social hour at 5pm, Dinner begins at 6pm, critique to follow with time allowing.

Purchase your dinner tickets

We hope that all of our members participate in Salon, but participation is not required. All are welcome for dinner! If you have special dietary requirements, please make us aware after purchasing your tickets by emailing tppgsec@gmail.com.


Ticket Options



We will be posting more information on how to enter soon. Check back for details!

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2015 Salon Competition Results

Congratulations to our entire membership for another amazing Salon Competition! Here are the results…

Best in Show: Frozen by Linda Long

Second Place: Blown Away by Kira Derryberry

Third Place: Possessed by Linda Long

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2015 Salon Competition Night June 22nd!

We are so excited to invite TPPG members and friends to join us for this year’s annual Salon Competition on Monday, June 22, 2015! This year we will be at our new location, Hotel Duval! TPPG Competition night and dinner is open to all TPPG members, guests, and friends. Not a member? No problem! Salon is the perfect opportunity to meet your peers and find out what TPPG is all about. Tickets can be purchased below. Salon judging begins at 2pm and you do not have to be present but are invited to attend. Salon night begins at 6pm. Purchase your dinner tickets now!


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Watching Competition

You can come and watch the print competition LIVE as it happens at Hotel Duval between 2pm and 4pm. All members are welcome. For those entering Salon, remember you can also submit your phone numbers and have your scores text to you as they are uploaded.

Entering Salon:

You must already be a member as of our May meeting 2015 to qualify for this year’s Salon Print Competition. Our judges this year are Michael Joseph, Jane Conner-Ziser, and Lissa Hatcher. Rules are now available to download below:

Download 2015 Salon Rules [PDF]

To enter, please register your cases at http:///www.printcompetition.com. Registration is now open!

RSVP on Facebook.

Questions? Please contact our Print Competition Chair, Steven Saccio.

2014 Salon Results

We are pleased to announce the results from our annual Salon Competition! We want to congratulate all of our members who merited images and thank everyone for participating. As a guild, our average score overall was an 80, which is no surprise! Our members turned out some beautiful images.

Best in Show goes to Steve Saccio for his image, Reborn Through the Water

Second Place Overall goes to Kira Derryberry for her image, Earth Angel

Third Place Overall goes to Kira Derryberry for her image, The Skeptic


 

View all of the meriting images in the gallery below!

 

2014 Salon Competition is June 26th

We are so excited to invite TPPG members and friends to join us for this year’s annual Salon Competition! We will be holding it once again at the Golden Eagle Country Club. TPPG Competition night and dinner is open to all TPPG members, guests, and friends. Not a member? No problem! Salon is the perfect opportunity to meet your peers and find out what TPPG is all about. Tickets can be purchased below. Salon judging begins at 2pm and you do not have to be present but are invited to attend. Salon night begins at 6pm. Purchase your dinner tickets now!

Ticket Purchase is No Longer Available.

Entering Salon:

You must be a member of TPPG by our May meeting on May 22nd, 2014 to qualify for this year’s Salon Print Competition. Our judges this year are Michael Joseph, Sandra Pierce, and Krystal Radlinski. Rules are now available to download below:

Download 2014 Salon Rules [PDF]

To enter, please register your cases at http:///www.printcompetition.com. Registration is now open!

For more information, join us for Salon Prep Night on June 10th! RSVP on Facebook.

Questions? Please contact our Salon Chair, Linda Long.

 

Salon Prep Night, June 10th

Let’s get ready for Salon together! We will meet on Tuesday June 10th at Kira Derryberry Photography, 1018 N. Monroe Street. Parking is available next door at the closed El Tapatio restaurant. Please arrive between 5:30 and 6pm so we can get started right at 6pm. A Dropbox folder has been shared with all current members. If you didn’t receive that, please contact info@kiraphoto.com. Please use that folder to upload your images by June 9th so that we can collectively review them on the 10th. You may upload up to 10 images. We may not have time to review them all as a group, but we will assist in narrowing down the images that would be most viable for competition. Don’t forget to BYOB and bring some money for Decent Pizza!

Remember, Salon Competition is June 26th at the Golden Eagle Country Club! You can go ahead and register for Salon at www.printcompetition.com. More details to come.

RSVP on Facebook

Golden Eagle Country Club. TPPG Competition night and dinner is open to all TPPG members, guests, and friends. Not a member? No problem! Salon is the perfect opportunity to meet your peers and find out what TPPG is all about. Tickets can be purchased below. Salon judging begins at 2pm and you do not have to be present but are invited to attend. Salon night begins at 6pm. Purchase your dinner tickets now!


Ticket Options




Entering Salon:

You must be a member of TPPG by our May meeting on May 22nd, 2014 to qualify for this year’s Salon Print Competition. Our judges this year are Michael Joseph, Sandra Pierce, and Krystal Radlinski. Rules are now available to download below:

Download 2014 Salon Rules [PDF]

To enter, please register your cases at http:///www.printcompetition.com. Registration is now open!

For more information, join us for Salon Prep Night on June 10th! RSVP on Facebook.

Questions? Please contact our Salon Chair, Linda Long.

2013 Salon Merit Winners!

This year’s Salon was a wonderful success! Congratulations to all the artists and their merited images!

Winner, Best in Show

Winner, Best in Show

Winner, Second Place

Winner, Second Place

Winner, Third Place

Winner, Third Place