PSS Licentiateship (LPSS)

The set shall consist of ten monochrome or colour prints, or digital images. This set of work to be submitted must be of good technical standard.

A general knowledge of the principle of photographic technique and artistic photography must also be evident. Good pictorial arrangement, proper treatment of subject matter and good print quality are essential. Simplicity and effectiveness of subject arrangement will be of great advantage. A variety of subject matter is also recommended.

The set shall be first considered by a panel appointed by the Council. They will report to the Council upon scrutiny of the applications received. The Council then considers each application with the report therein, and elections are made.

No candidate is elected unless three-fifth, or a greater proportion of the panel of selectors vote in favour of his election.

RULES

  1. Candidates must be a member of PSS with no membership dues.
  2. Only 1 distinction level may be applied from a single application/seating.
  3. All prints must be properly mounted and no smaller than 20cm x 30cm nor larger than 40cm x 50cm while Digital images should be approximately 2000 pixels x 3000 pixels. You should also indicate the order and sequence of how you wish your images presented.

  4. All members may apply for this distinction.
  5. A fee of S$30.00 shall be charged and entries submitted by post must be accompanied with sufficient return postage. Submission will not be returned if the return postage is not included.

  6. Closing date shall be on 31st March and 30th September of each year. Applications may be submitted within two weeks, before the closing dates.

  7. Licentiate shall have the right to place the letters LPSS after their names as long as they are members of the Society.

  8. Members who are elected shall receive a Certificate. Such a certificate is the sole property of the Society. Any Licentiate who cease to be a member of the Society shall be required to return the Certificate to the Society.

  9. A least three-fifth or greater proportion of votes are required to be recommended for election.

  10. Successful applicants are required to submit a set of digital image (minimum 2000 pixels x 3000 pixels) to be used by the Society’s archive, website, exhibition and publication. A photograph of the photographer must also be submitted. The Society reserves the rights to publish the pictures without the payment of any fees to the authors.

  11. The decision of the Council shall be final and no further correspondence shall be entertained.

  12. All items submitted must be collected by the applicant within 2 months after the results are announced. Uncollected items shall be DISPOSED.

 


  PSS Associateship (APSS)

The set shall consist of twelve monochrome or colour prints, or digital images. This set of work to be submitted must be of good technical standard.

A sound knowledge of the principle of photographic technique and artistic photography must also be evident. Good pictorial arrangement, proper treatment of subject matter and good print quality are essential. Simplicity and effectiveness of subject arrangement will be of great advantage. A variety of subject matter is also recommended.

The set shall be first considered by a panel appointed by the Council. They will report to the Council upon scrutiny of the applications received. The Council then considers each application with the report therein, and elections are made.

No candidate is elected unless four-fifth, or a greater proportion of the panel of selectors vote in favour of his election. RULES

  1. Candidates must be a member of PSS with no membership dues.
  2. Only 1 distinction level may be applied from a single application/seating.
  3. All prints must be properly mounted and no smaller than 20cm x 30cm nor larger than 40cm x 50cm while Digital images should be approximately 2000 pixels x 3000 pixels. You should also indicate the order and sequence of how you wish your images presented.

  4. All members may apply for this distinction.

  5. A fee of S$60.00 shall be charged and entries submitted by post must be accompanied with sufficient return postage.

  6. Closing date shall be on 31st March and 30th September of each year. Applications may be submitted within two weeks, before the closing dates.

  7. Associates shall have the right to place the letters APSS after their names as long as they are members of the Society.

  8. Members who are elected shall receive a Certificate. Such a certificate is the sole property of the Society. Any Associate who cease to be a member of the Society shall be required to return the Certificate to the Society.

  9. A least four-fifth or greater proportion of votes are required to be recommended for election.

  10. Successful applicants are required to submit a set of digital image (minimum 2000 pixels x 3000 pixels) to be used by the Society’s archive, website, exhibition and publication. A photograph of the photographer must also be submitted. The Society reserves the rights to publish the pictures without the payment of any fees to the authors.

  11. The decision of the Council shall be final and no further correspondence shall be entertained.

  12. Images previously used for a successful LPSS assessment may not be used again to apply for the Associateship level.

  13. A written Statement of Intent (SOI) is to be submitted along with the application for Associateship. The SOI should not be less than 50 words and must not exceed 150 words.
  14. All items submitted must be collected by the applicant within 2 months after the results are announced. Uncollected items shall be DISPOSED

  PSS Fellowship (FPSS)

Only ASSOCIATES of The Photographic Society of Singapore may apply for this distinction.

The set shall consist of eighteen monochrome or colour prints, or digital images.

In the set of work submitted, originality and advance techniques are very important. The materials must show the applicant’s creativity and individuality. Treatment of subject matter is important.

The set shall be first considered by a panel appointed by the Council. They will report to the Council upon scrutiny of the applications received. The Council then considers each application with the report therein, and elections are made.

No candidate is elected unless four-fifth, or a greater proportion of the panel of selectors vote in favour of his election.

RULES

  1. Candidates must be a member of PSS with no membership dues.
  2. Only 1 distinction level may be applied from a single application/seating.
  3. All prints must be properly mounted and no smaller than 20cm x 30cm nor larger than 40cm x 50cm while Digital images should be approximately 2000 pixels x 3000 pixels. You should also indicate the order and sequence of how you wish your images presented.

  4. Only candidates whom had previously attained APSS may apply.

  5. A fee of S$90.00 shall be charged and entries submitted by post must be accompanied with sufficient return postage. Submission will not be returned if the return postage is not included.

  6. Closing date shall be on 31st March and 30th September of each year. Applications may be submitted within two weeks, before the closing dates.

  7. Fellow shall have the right to place the letters FPSS after their names as long as they are members of the Society.
  8. Members who are elected shall receive a Certificate. Such a certificate is the sole property of the Society. Any Fellow who cease to be a member of the Society shall be required to return the Certificate to the Society.
  9. A least four-fifth or greater proportion of votes are required to be recommended for election.
  10. Successful applicants are required to submit a set of digital image (minimum 2000 pixels x 3000 pixels) to be used by the Society’s archive, website, exhibition and publication. A photograph of the photographer must also be submitted. The Society reserves the rights to publish the pictures without the payment of any fees to the authors.
  11. The decision of the Council shall be final and no further correspondence shall be entertained.

  12. Images previously used for a successful LPSS and/or APSS assessment may not be used again when applying for the Fellowship level.
  13. A written Statement of Intent (SOI) is to be submitted along with the application for Fellowship. The SOI should not be less than 50 words and must not exceed 150 words.
  14. All items submitted must be collected by the applicant within 2 months after the results are announced. Uncollected items shall be DISPOSED.

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