CONSTITUTION AND BY-LAWS_DRAFT SUMMARY_KEY

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TRISTATE PHOTOGRAPHIC SOCIETY (TSPS) PROPOSED CONSTITUTION AND BY-LAW UPDATES FOR 2010 THE FOLLOWING CHANGES ARE BEING PROPOSED. 

UPDATING THE VARIOUS CHAIR POSITIONS TO REFLECT CURRENT

CHAIRS NEED TO SUPPORT THE CLUB. PAGE 7 ARTICLE VI CHAIRS

THE VARIOUS CLUB ACTIVITIES SHALL BE IN THE HANDS OF THE STANDING OR SPECIAL CHAIRS. THE STANDING CHAIRS ARE AS FOLLOWS: 1. MEMBERSHIP

9. NEWSLETTER

2. PROGRAMS

10. EQUIPMENT

3. PICTORIAL SLIDES/PDI 4. NATURE SLIDES/PDI 5. PDI TECH (LAPTOP & PROJECTOR) 6. PICTORIAL PRINTS

11. LOCATION & SET-UP 12. EXHIBITS AND PUBLICITY 13. REFRESHMENTS & BANQUET 14. NEWS GROUP & E-MAIL LIST(LIST SERVE)

7. NATURE PRINTS 8. FIELD TRIPS

15. WEBSITE 16. POINTS AND AWARDS 17. PSA

PAGE 9  UPDATE THE MAXIMUM NUMBER OF POINTS EARNED IN TYRO COMPETITION IN A YEAR TO REQUIRE A MOVE FROM TYRO TO ACCOMPLISHED COMPETITION. (NEED THIS CHANGE NOW THAT WE ALLOW ONLY ONE IMAGE TO BE ENTERED PER COMPETITION. RECALL IN 2007 WE ALLOWED TWO IMAGES PER COMPETITION) SECTION 3: COMPETITIONS SHALL HAVE TWO CLASSES, TYRO AND ACCOMPLISHED. A.

MEMBERS MAY CHOOSE THE CLASS IN WHICH THEY START.

HOWEVER, ANY MEMBER IN THE TYRO CLASS WHO EARNS SEVENTY-FIVE SIXTY POINTS IN ONE YEAR, IN EITHER THE PICTORIAL ORNATURE DIVISION, SHALL BE MOVED TO ACCOMPLISHED CLASS.

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CHANGING THE FIRST PLATEAU REQUIREMENT TO 50 DUE TO THE ONE

ENTRY PER COMPETITION GUIDELINE. SECTION 7: CUMULATIVE PLATEAU AWARDS WILL BE GIVEN TO THE MEMBERS WHO HAVE EARNED POINTS IN EITHER PICTORIAL OR NATURE AT THE 50, 75, 150, 300, 500, 750 AND 1000 POINT LEVELS, AND IN 500 POINT INCREMENTS THEREAFTER.

PAGE 11  ALLOWING A MOUNT BOARD ON INFORMAL PRINTS INFORMAL PRINT COMPETITIONS A.

PRINTS MUST NOT BE MATTED OR FRAMED, BUT THEY MAY HAVE

BORDERS. MAXIMUM SIZE FOR INFORMAL PRINTS IS EIGHT AND ONE-HALF BY TWELVE INCHES. PRINTS CAN BE MOUNTED ON A BACKING NOT GREATER THAN 1/8 INCH THICKNESS.

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CLARIFY THE WORDING BUT NOT CHANGE THE NUMBER OF WINNING

PLACES IN COMPETITIONS A.

THE NUMBER OF WINNING PLACES WILL BE DETERMINED BY THE

NUMBER OF EXHIBITORS UP TO A MAXIMUM OF SIX PLACES. WHEN THERE ARE FEWER THAN 12 EXHIBITORS, THE NUMBER OF PLACES WILL EQUAL ONE-HALF THE NUMBER OF EXHIBITORS. IF THERE IS AN ODD NUMBER OF EXHIBITORS, THE NUMBER WILL BE ROUNDED UP TO THE NEXT EVEN NUMBER, THEN DIVIDED IN HALF. THE NUMBER OF PLACES WILL EQUAL ONE-HALF (ROUNDED TO THE NEAREST WHOLE NUMBER) OF THE EXHIBITORS TO A MAXIMUM OF SIX PLACES (AN ODD NUMBER OF EXHIBITORS WILL BE ROUNDED TO THE NEXT NUMBER). AFTER THE SIX PLACES, HONORABLE MENTIONS SHALL BE AWARDED TO MAKE THE TOTAL AWARDS EQUAL TO ONE-HALF OF THE EXHIBITORS FOR THE COMPETITION.

PAGE 14 ALLOWING SKYLIGHT AND UV FILTERS ON NATURE IMAGES SLIDES, OR PRINTS OR PDI’STHAT HAVE BEEN ALTERED IN ANY MANNER (EXCEPT FOR MOUNTING, REMOUNTING, AND/OR CROPPING) ARE NOT ELIGIBLE FOR NATURE COMPETITION. INELIGIBLE ALTERATIONS INCLUDE, BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO, DERIVATION, SANDWICHES, TEXTURIZATION, RETOUCHING (DUST SPOTS ON SENSOR ARE OK TO RETOUCH), RETICULATION, SOLARIZATION, SABOTEUR EFFECTS, MONTAGES, AND ADDITION OF COLORED GELS. ACCEPTABLE FILTERS ARE POLARIZER, WARMING, AND NEUTRAL DENSITY, SKYLIGHT AND UV.

NOTE: THE FOLLOWING CHANGES WOULD ONLY TAKE AFFECT IF THE CLUB AGREES TO ADD PDI (PROJECTED DIGITAL IMAGE) COMPETITIONS. IF PDI’S ARE INCLUDED WITH SLIDES PAGE 16 MINOR UPDATES TO CLARIFY WORDING ON AWARD CATEGORIES ARTICLE X AWARDS SECTION 1: A YEAR-END SLIDE/PDI AND PRINT COMPETITION WILL BE HELD IN JANUARY. DURING MARCHOF THE FOLLOWING YEAR. SEPARATE AWARDS WILL BE GIVEN FOR EACH CLASS, TYRO AND ACCOMPLISHED.

SECTION 5: AT THE AWARDS PROGRAM, SLIDESIMAGES IN ALL COMPETITIONS WILL BE PRESENTED IN REVERSE ORDER, THAT IS, THE NON-WINNING SLIDESIMAGES FIRST, IN NO PARTICULAR ORDER, THEN THE HONORABLE MENTION SLIDESIMAGES, AND THEN THE PLACING SLIDESIMAGES. THE SAME PROCEDURE WILL APPLY TO FORMAL PRINTS (AND INFORMAL PRINTS STARTING IN MARCH 2008).

PAGE 17 SECTION 6: HONORABLE MENTIONS WILL BE “HONORABLY MENTIONED” AT THE AWARDS PROGRAM. RIBBONS WILL BE AWARDED TO THE PHOTOGRAPHERS IN EACH CLASS WINNING FIRST, SECOND, THIRD, FOURTH, FIFTH, AND SIXTH PLACE IN EACH OF THE FOLLOWING SIX EIGHT CATEGORIES: NATURE SLIDE/PDI, NATURE FORMAL COLOR PRINT, NATURE FORMAL MONOCHROME PRINT, NATURE INFORMAL PRINT, PICTORIAL SLIDE/PDI, PICTORIAL FORMAL COLOR PRINT, PICTORIAL FORMAL MONOCHROME PRINT, PICTORIAL INFORMAL PRINT.

IF PDI’S ARE A SEPARATE CATEGORY FROM SLIDES OR PRINTS PAGE 16 MINOR UPDATES TO CLARIFY WORDING ON AWARD CATEGORIES. ARTICLE X AWARDS SECTION 1: A YEAR-END SLIDE, AND PRINT AND PDI COMPETITIONS WILL BE HELD IN JANUARY. DURING MARCH OF THE FOLLOWING YEAR. SEPARATE AWARDS WILL BE GIVEN FOR EACH CLASS, TYRO AND ACCOMPLISHED.

SECTION 5: AT THE AWARDS PROGRAM, SLIDESIMAGES IN ALL COMPETITIONS WILL BE PRESENTED IN REVERSE ORDER, THAT IS, THE NON-WINNING SLIDESIMAGES FIRST, IN NO PARTICULAR ORDER, THEN THE HONORABLE MENTION SLIDESIMAGES, AND THEN THE PLACING SLIDESIMAGES. THE SAME PROCEDURE WILL APPLY TO FORMAL PRINTS (AND INFORMAL PRINTS STARTING IN MARCH 2008).

PAGE 17 SECTION 6: HONORABLE MENTIONS WILL BE “HONORABLY MENTIONED” AT THE AWARDS PROGRAM. RIBBONS WILL BE AWARDED TO THE PHOTOGRAPHERS IN EACH CLASS WINNING FIRST, SECOND, THIRD, FOURTH, FIFTH, AND SIXTH PLACE IN EACH OF THE FOLLOWING SIX TEN

CATEGORIES: NATURE SLIDE, NATURE PDI, NATURE FORMAL COLOR PRINT, NATURE FORMAL MONOCHROME PRINT, NATURE INFORMAL PRINT, PICTORIAL SLIDE, PICTORIAL PDI, PICTORIAL FORMAL COLOR PRINT, PICTORIAL FORMAL MONOCHROME PRINT, PICTORIAL INFORMAL PRINT.

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