Photographic Society of America (PSA)

Ohio International

Stereo Exhibition 

Ohio Stereo Photographic
Society (OSPS)



The Ohio Stereo Photographic Society

Invites you to participate

in the 2018 Ohio International Stereo Exhibition



Closing: April 28, 2018



Stereographers are invited to submit their work to our International Exhibition.  Judges will be looking for original and artistic interpretations in a variety of  subject matter. Consideration will be given also to technical aspects such as exposure, alignment and placement of the stereo window.

PSA Recognition Identification Number: PSA 2018-159


Paul Gauche
12550 Lake Ave. Unit 1003
Lakewood , OH   44107
(313) 673-8229

There is only one section in this Exhibition: Digital, Open

Only electronic images are accepted.  Each entrant may submit up to four (4) images, each image being in one parallel view JPEG file that is no more than 1080 pixels tall and no more than 2x1920 pixels wide.   (Please note: You do not need to add a black border to bring the images to exactly 2x1920x1080 in size.)

Maximum file size of each image pair should not exceed 2.0 MB, total not to exceed 8MB. 

Many of our club members use StereoPhoto Maker to resize the images.  Details for its use are on the OSPS web site here:

(Please ignore the file naming format described in the OSPS Club guidelines and employ the Exhibition’s file naming convention described below.)  

Please name each image as follows:

Lastname_Firstname_Image Title_01.jpg

(Example: Themelis_George_This is the Title_01.jpg)

Do not type “.jpg” if your software has already appended it to the file name.

Use 01, 02, 03, 04 at the end of the file name to indicate the order in which you would like the four images to be judged. Spaces and dashes may be used in the image title portion of the file name, but no special characters such as commas, brackets, periods, additional underscores, etc. If you have any questions regarding this format, please contact the Exhibition Chairman.

All 4 entries should be attached to an E-mail and sent to:

Please include “Ohio Exhibition” in the message subject line. Include the following information in the body of the message:

  • First Name, Last Name
  • Mailing Address (please include complete information)
  • PSA Honors (FPSA, PPSA…etc.)
  • PSA Star Rating

Be sure to attach your entries. We will try to acknowledge receipt of the email within 72 hours of arrival.  If you have not received acknowledgement within 72 hours, please contact us again so we can ensure your images are included in the judging. If you have a problem sending to, use this E-mail address as an alternative:


The entry fee is USD $10, to be paid using Paypal to:

Checks or currency may also be used for payment, in US dollars.  Currency will be accepted at entrant's risk.  Make checks payable to George Themelis. Please mail checks or cash payments to the Exhibition Chairman (see address below).
  • George Themelis, APSA
  • Jack Darrow
  • Jay Horowitz
  • Alternate: Barbara Gauche
of Entry

The exhibition is open to anyone; however, an entry may be rejected when the sponsoring organization or its agent, in its reasonable discretion, believes the entry does not conform to the exhibition rules and conditions.

An entrant’s images will not be presented to the judges consecutively.  An entrant’s four images will be distributed throughout four rounds of judging in that section.  Distribution of images shall be in the same round order as submitted by the entrant.

Entries must originate as photographs (image-captures of objects via light sensitivity) made by the entrant on photographic emulsion or acquired digitally. By virtue of submitting an entry, the entrant certifies the work as his own (aliases are not permitted).  The entrant 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 exhibition. This may include low resolution posting on a website.  Note: Entrants who indicate that their images may not be reproduced or used “will not be eligible for awards” or inclusion in audio-visuals of the exhibition and could be subject to disqualification” by the exhibition sponsors.

The exhibition assumes no liability of any misuse of copyright.  Images may be altered, either electronically or otherwise, by the maker. Artwork or computer graphics created by the entrant may be incorporated provided the photographic content predominates, subject to Nature, Photo Travel and Photojournalism divisional restrictions. All final work must be on photographic film, or on electronic file, or on photographic or electronic print material, mounting excepted.

No title or identification of the maker shall be visible anywhere on the face of an image, print mat or mount entered in a PSA Recognized exhibition.

Each image must have a unique title. Once an image has been accepted in a PSA Recognized exhibition, that same image, or a like “in camera” or a “reproduction” duplicate of that image:

i.         May not be entered or re-entered in any section of the same Division Star Ratings class in that exhibition regardless of media, format, or title.

ii.      May not be re-titled for entry in any other PSA Recognized exhibition, including translation into another language.

Words such as “Untitled” and “No Title” are not acceptable as part or all of an image’s title, nor are camera capture filenames.

An image may be entered in only one section where acceptances of that image in multiple sections would be eligible for the same star path.


If the exhibition determines before, during, or after the judging that an entrant has submitted entries where one or more images fail to comply with these Conditions of Entry, including the stated definitions, the exhibition reserves the right and discretion to delete the entry from the exhibition and void any or all acceptances or awards. Fees may be forfeited in these circumstances.

In order to ensure that images comply with the Conditions of Entry and definitions, the exhibition may carry out checks on the images to make sure that:

a)      the images are the original work of the entrant and

b)      the images comply with the rules and definitions as set out in these Conditions of Entry.

This may involve asking the entrant to provide originally captured image(s), with EXIF data intact, by a set deadline. The questioned image(s) of any entrant failing to comply with such a request for the original image(s) may be considered in breach of these Conditions of Entry, and declined. Such entries may be referred to PSA for further investigation of possible ethics violations. PSA retains the right to investigate in any way all complaints/suspicions of breaches of entry conditions, impose sanctions if deemed necessary, void the acceptances of any image found to violate the PSA rules, include the entrant’s name on the list of sanctions provided to Exhibitions, and share such investigations with FIAP. Entrants automatically agree to these terms by the act of entering the Exhibition.

Selection &

35-45% of all entries will be accepted in the exhibition. 

The images will be projected using two Optoma TH1060 projectors (1920x1080 resolution).

Awards will be selected from highly scored images and may be decided by discussion.  The following awards will be given:

  • Best of Show:            PSA Gold Medal
  • Best Creative         PSA Silver Medal
  • Judge's Choice      One per Judge (Total of 3)
  • Best Local               Best Entry from an OSPS member
Honorable Mention      Approximately 10% of accepted entries
  • Closing Date: April 28, 2018
  • Judging Date: May 1, 2018
  • Report e-mail: May 14, 2018
  • Web site catalog (PDF File, posted for download): June 20, 2018 -
  • Awards Mailed: June 23, 2018
  • Ohio Stereo Photographic Society, Richfield, Ohio September 4, 2018 (
  • Detroit Stereographic Society, Livonia MI, September 12, 2018 (
  • NSA Convention, July 18-23, 2018, Cleveland OH 


If you have any questions or need further information please contact:


Paul Gauche
12550 Lake Ave. Unit 1003
Lakewood, OH 44107
(313) 673-8229
Alternative email:



History of the Ohio Exhibition


2011 Digital Exhibition Results


2012 Digital Exhibition Results


2013 Digital Exhibition Results


2014 Digital Exhibition Results


2015 Digital Exhibition Results


2016 Digital Exhibition Results


2017 Digital Exhibition Results




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