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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 under instruction at a workshop.
12 printed images are required. The minimum print image area must be no less than 500 sq cm (80 sq in) e.g. 20x25cm (8x10”) or 10x50cm (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 40x50cm (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 album must have a temporary label attached detailing the four digit pin. The photographers name must not appear anywhere in the album.
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 the each image. The format required is 2 vertical A4 pages (6 images per page – 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 images 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 labelled 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. (Image numbers must correspond with your printed set).
All members must also provide documentation demonstrating their current business status. Please refer to the Q Business Requirements for further information.
Click here to download the Q Application form.