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4´th Golden Digital Salon

Næstved Fotoklub (Naestved Photo Club ) cordially invites photographers from all over the world, amateurs as well as professionals, to participate in the  

4´th Golden  Digital Salon 2014


Conducted in accordance with PSA and FIAP  requirements.



Closing date:                        September  15. 2014 (24:00 local time) GMT+1

Judging:                               September  28. 2014

Notification:                         October  12. 2014

Public Presentation:            November  22+23 2014

Catalogue posted:               December 7. 2014


Conditions of Entry

The Salon is open to anyone,except members of the Salon Committee and members of the jury. However, an entry may be rejected when the organization, in its reasonable discretion, believes the entry does not conform to Salon rules and conditions.

Entries must originate as photographs (image-captures of objects via light sensitivity) made by the entrant on Photographic emulsion and scanned to create a digital file, or
acquired digitally. By virtue of submitting an entry, the entrant certifies the work as His/Hers own and 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 Salon. This may include low resolution posting on a website. The organizers assume no liability for any misuse of copyright.

Images may be altered, either electronically or otherwise, by the entrant, and artwork or computer graphics created by the entrant may be incorporated, if the photographic
content predominates, and if all parts of the photo have been photographed by the author. The digital photos will not be returned to author.

The submission of entries signifies acceptance of the Conditions of Entry.




The Salon has 2 sections:

C: Colour  (open)

M: Monochrome (open)

Each entrant may submit a maximum of four ( 4 ) entries in each section.


Technical requirements:

Format and size:

All entries must be submitted through “The Golden Digital” website:

The image file format is to be JPEG (Color profile sRGB )  Maximum horizontal dimension : 1024 px  and Maximum vertical dimension  : 768 px.  Resolution : 72 dpi.   Maximum file size : 1 MB.  

Please check all image sizes before submission, images with sizes smaller/larger than detailed above will be rejected.

Entry and filenames:

Filename         : No requirements for filenames, please follow the instructions during upload on web-site.

Title                :  Image title should be as you would want it to appear in the catalogue, using the Latin alphabet.


Entry Fees

One Section: EURO  20.00 /USD 30.00 / DKK 150.00

Two Sections: EURO 25.00 /USD 35.00 / DKK  200.00


Payment by PayPal after submitting the images via
When your submission has been completed, a confirming e-mail will be sent to you. 
No other method of payment is possible.


An entrant´s four images (in each section) will be presented to the judges consecutively, and the decision of the judges is final.

Presentation of projected images will be made by multimedia projector with a resolution 1024 x 768 px


Panel of judges :

C: Colour  Section :

Carlo Pedersen, EFIAP; ESDF; ESSDF - Denmark

Torkil Michelsen EFIAP; MSDF - Denmark

Johnny B. Dyg EFIAP; ESDF; HonSDF - Denmark

M: Monochrome Section:

Ove Lyngsie - Denmark

Søren Skov EFIAP,S; MSDF,S - Denmark

Peter Johansen - Denmark



Monochrome definition:

FIAP: A black and white work fitting from the very dark grey (black) to the very clear grey (white) is a monochrome work with the various shades of grey. A black and white work toned entirely in a single colour will remain a monochrome work able to stand in the black and white category; such a work can be reproduced in black and white in the catalogue of a salon under FIAP Patronage. On the other hand a black and white work modified by a partial toning or by the addition of one colour becomes a colour work (polychrome) to stand in the colour category; such a work requires colour reproduction in the catalogue of a salon under FIAP Patronage.


PSA :  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 added an accent color are not acceptable in Monochrome Class sections and must be entered in Color Class sections



Each entrant will, free of charge, receive a high quality salon catalogue on DVD suitable for PC/MAC computers - including 8 pages (10x10 cm) booklet.

Previous exhibition catalogue was awarded  3S Star from FIAP



In each section will be awarded:


1 x PSA Gold Medal

1 x FIAP Gold Medal

1 x PSA Silver Medal

1 x FIAP Silver Medal

1 x PSA Bronze Medal

1 x FIAP Bronze Medal

1 x SDF Gold Medal

1 x SDF Silver Medal

1 x SDF Bronze Medal

1 x GOLDEN Gold Medal

1 x GOLDEN Silver Medal

1 x GOLDEN Bronze Medal

2 x PSA Ribbon

5 x FIAP Ribbon

5 x SDF Diploma

5 x GOLDEN Diploma

7 x GOLDEN Silver Medals

                    Best Humour; Best Essay; Best Action; Best Act; 
                    Best Nature; Best Landscape; Best Portrait

1 x GOLDEN Silver Medal Best Author each section

1 x GOLDEN Bronze Medal Best Danish Author each section


Best Author 3’rd Golden Digital Salon awards :

FIAP Blue Badge -  Best Author both sections

1 x GOLDEN Gold Medal  Best Author both sections
1 x GOLDEN Silver Medal Best Danish Author both sections



 A total of 81 possible awards in this Salon





Acceptances  will be eligible for FIAP Awards and the PSA Star Ratings (PID). PSA : An image that was accepted in a prior CPID or EID recognized section of this

exhibition may not be entered in a PID recognized Color section of this exhibition.



Salon website                       :

Salon e-mail                          :

Webmaster                           : Tage Klee, Denmark

Chairman                              : Freddie Hansen, Denmark, EFIAP, MSDF, ESFIAP

Assistant                              : Mariann Jensen Düring, Denmark, ASDF, AFIAP

Treasurer                              :Mogens Hansen, Denmark


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