Achieve a Society Distinctions

Your photographic competency is recognized and you can display letters of titles after your name as long remain as Society Members.

 

 

ACHIEVEMENT DISTINCTIONS

 

Photographer Distinctions

 

    The Society has also established the following titles, namely Competence Photographer of SPAS, Proficiency Photographer of SPAS, Excellence Photographer of SPAS, Master Photographer of SPAS and Grand Master Photographer of SPAS.

    For purpose of the award, points may be accumulated (without time limitation) through participation in National Level (not inclusive International Salon/Exhibition/Contest) and Local Level Contest. This award is open to all SPAS members.

 

    Prize       National        SPAS      Local Other

     1st              15              10                 6

     2nd             12               8                  5

     3rd               9                6                  4

 Excellence        7                5                  3

Consolation       6                4                  2

    Merit             3                2                  1

Competence Photographer of Sarawak Photo-Art Society (CP.SPAS)

- At least 30 points or more

Proficiency Photographer of Sarawak Photo-Art Society (PP.SPAS)

- Accumulated at least 80 points or more

Excellence Photographer of Sarawak Photo-Art Society (EP.SPAS)

- Accumulated at least 200 points or more

Master Photographer of Sarawak Photo-Art Society (MP.SPAS)

- Accumulated at least 350 points or more

Grand Master Photographer of Sarawak Photo-Art Society (GMP.SPAS)

- Accumulated at least 500 points or more

Application Fees

 CP.SPAS      RM50

 PP.SPAS      RM50

 EP.SPAS      RM50

 MP.SPAS     RM80

 GMP.SPAS   RM80

 

Exhibitor Distinctions

 

Open to all Exhibitors and are earned through the accumulation of points from acceptances and awards in various divisions (no time limitation) via the International Exhibition/Salon of Photography Contest recognized by PSA/FIAP/GPU/SPAS, or using current International Exhibitor Distinctions to apply the equivalent Distinctions.

                                         Organized/Recognized By

        Award                         SPAS               Other

    Gold Medal                        10                    5

   Silver Medal                        8                     4

  Bronze Medal                       6                     3

         HM                                 4                     2

   Acceptance                          2                     1

Bronze Exhibitor of Sarawak Photo-Art Society (BE.SPAS)

- At least 50 points or more

 

Silver Exhibitor of Sarawak Photo-Art Society (SE.SPAS)

- Accumulate 100 points or more

 

Gold Exhibitor of Sarawak Photo-Art Society (GE.SPAS)

- Accumulate 200 points or more

 

Platinum Exhibitor of Sarawak Photo-Art Society (PE.SPAS)

- Accumulate 350 points or more

 

Diamond Exhibitor of Sarawak Photo-Art Society (DE.SPAS)

- Accumulate 550 points or more

Application Fees

                      Local      Foreign

 BE.SPAS       RM30      USD10

 SE.SPAS       RM30      USD10

 GE.SPAS       RM30      USD10

 PE.SPAS       RM30      USD10

 DE.SPAS       RM30      USD10

Associateship (ASPAS)

Open to applicants/members who possess a high degree of proficiency in photography.

Applicants/Members may apply to be an associate by submitting evidence in form of 12 digital images either all in colour or in monochrome, combination are not allowed.

 

 

Fellowship (FSPAS)

Open only to members who are already Associates for at least a year and denotes distinguished ability in a particular field of photography, therefore work of a higher degree of proficiency is required in order to be successful.

Applicants/Members may apply to be an associate by submitting evidence in form of 18 digital images either all in colour or in monochrome, combination are not allowed.

 

Application Fees

     Applicant             ASPAS            FSPAS

Local (Member)      RM100.00        RM 200.00

Foreign                   US$50.00       US$100.00

Exemption :

*Holder's of ARPS or AICS or AUSPA or APSM or APSP distinction's may directly apply for ASPAS.

*Holder's of FRPS or FICS or EUSPA or FPSM or FPSP distinction's may directly apply for FSPAS.

*are exempted from submitting photographs for assessment, a copy of the certificate must be enclosed.

SERVICE DISTINCTIONS

Honorary (Hon.SPAS)

This distinction (not open for application) is occasionally conferred by the Society on members or any other person who have contributed significantly towards the Society or has made a distinguished contribution to photography or to the work of the Society.

The nomination of the Hon.SPAS Award must be proposed by a minimum of 2 SPAS members.

The conferring of Hon.SPAS Award will be reviewed by the Award Management Council and approved by the Committee of SPAS.

 

 

 

Honorary Fellowship (Hon.FSPAS)

This distinction (not open for application) is occasionally conferred by the Society on members or any other person who has made a very distinguished contribute to worldwide photography or to the work of the Society.

The nomination of the Hon.FSPAS Award must be proposed by a minimum of 2 SPAS members.

The conferring of Hon.FSPAS Award will be reviewed by the Award Management Council and approved by the Committee of SPAS.