Sunday, 20 April 2014
MembershipQ ProgrammePortrait Guidelines
 Portrait Guidelines




To submit a Portrait Q, the applicant must present a print submission. Images must not all be from a single sitting or of the same subject(s), or been taken whilst instruction at a workshop.


12 printed images are requiredThe minimum print image area must be no less than 500 sq cm (80 sq in) e.g. 20 X 25cm (8X10") or 10 x 50cm (4X20"). Prints must be mounted, and printed to a professional standard i.e. how it would be supplied to a client. The maximum print/mount size is 40 X 50cm (16X20") i.e. print judging size. All prints must be numbered on the back with your four digit pin, followed by a hyphen and a two digit number indicating the viewing order e.g. 1234-01, 1234-02 etc.



An album containing twelve printed and mounted images. The print image area must be no smaller than 500 sq cm (80 sq inches. The printed album must have a temporary label attached detailing the random 4 digit pin as per the "NZIPP Qualified Member Application" form, General Submission Requirements, Requirement 2. If the photographers name appears anywhere in the album, please cover it with a removable sticker so that it is not visible to the Q panel.


In addition  to the printed images or album, each applicant must also supply:

  • a printed image contact sheet of the 12 images submitted with the four digit pin and viewing order printed below each image. The format required is 2 album pages per A4 page (6 images - 2 across 3 down). The contact sheet is used as a reference when providing feedback to you following the Q panel, it will not be returned.

  • Digital files of the supplied images or album. The digital files must be supplied to the following file standards:

    • digital files must be resized to 25.4cm (10”) along the longest edge
    • 300dpi (i.e. longest side is 3000 pixels)
    • Adobe1998 RGB colour space (not grayscale)
    • JPEG setting 12/Maximum (near lossless compression)
    • Matting is not required
    • All files burnt to a CD and leblled with your 4 digit pin.

Name the digital files as follows: your four digit pin, followed by a hyphen and a two digit number indicating the viewing order e.g. 1234-01.jpg, 1234-02.jpg etc. (Imgaes must correspond with your printed set)

All members must also provide documentation demonstrating their current business status. For further information please refer to the
Q Business Requirements.


Click here to download the Q Application form.



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