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Asia Photographers Union 4 Seasons Salons 2019

APU Autumn

APU Autumn (Thailand)

(PSA 2019-467)

Closing date: 28 October 2019

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APU Winter

APU Winter (Malaysia)

(PSA 2019-499)

Closing date: 25 November 2019

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APA Summer

APU Summer

(PSA 2019-xxx)

Closing date:

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APU Spring

APU Spring

(PSA 2019-xxx)

Closing date:

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Patronage

Photographic Society of America
International Centre of Photography Excellence
Asia Photography Union
Association of Photographic Artists Singapore
PhotoVivo

Singapore Super 12 Circuits

APU endorses the Singapore super 12 Circuits (www.ss12c.com) which runs monthly. Photographers shall submit their works and stand a chance to win one of the 696 awards in each Circuit. Based on points system, the annual top 10 photographers who achieved higher points shall be conferred photographic titles by APU. Images which won Gold medal have a chance to win the end of the year APU Golden Dragon Photo Award. The circuits received patronage from PSA.

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Asia Photographers Union Golden Dragon Photo Awards

The Golden Dragon Photo Awards are reserved for some of the best images ever created. All the gold medals from all the circuits in Singapore Super 12 circuits (www.ss12c.com) in that particular year shall be judged again at the end of the annual season. From each section, the top 12 images shall be conferred the Golden Dragon Photo Awards, making them the Best of the Gold awards. The judging panel comprise of prominent photographers from across the continents.

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Master Exhibitor of Asia Photographers Union (MEAPU)

APU endorses the Singapore Super 12 Circuits (www.ss12c.com), a tough but rewarding marathon of 12 photography circuits recognised by PSA. The Top 10 Salonists in www.ss12c.com who accumulated the most number of points in the twelve photography circuits in that year shall be conferred the Master Exhibitor of Asia Photographers Union (MEAPU) bronze/silver/gold. In case of a tie, the participant who won more top awards shall be declared the recipient. Participants are encouraged to submit entries to all the circuits and all 3 sections in www.ss12c.com.

The first time the photographer who achieved the ranking in the top 10 in Singapore Super 12 Circuits shall be conferred Master Exhibitor of Asia Photographers Union Bronze (MEAPU/b) The second time the photographer who achieved the ranking in the top 10 in Singapore Super 12 Circuits shall be conferred Master Exhibitor of Asia Photographers Union Silver (MEAPU/s) The third time the photographer who achieved the ranking in the top 10 in Singapore Super 12 Circuits shall be conferred Master Exhibitor of Asia Photographers Union Gold (MEAPU/g)

 
 

Grand Master Exhibitor of Asia Photographers Union (GMEAPU)

Any photographer who was awarded the Master Exhibitor of Asia Photographers Union Gold (MEAPU/g) shall be conferred the title Grand Master Exhibitor of Asia Photographers Union (GMEAPU). This is a challenge and award that any photographer can be proud of.

Associate of Asia Photographers Union (AAPU)

The Associateship assessment requires the submission of a portfolio of 16 images. Applicants must show evidence of a creative ability plus complete control of technical aspects of photography. There are specific themes to adhere to, such as Visual Art, Nature, Travel, Applied & Professional.

 
 

Fellow of Asia Photographers Union (FAPU)

The Fellowship assessment requires the submission of a portfolio of 20 images. It is the highest Distinction given for excellence and a distinguished ability and personal style in photography. There are specific themes to adhere to, such as Visual Art, Nature, Travel, Applied & Professional. The emphasis is on the photographer exhibiting his/her unique style in his/her portfolio. This is the highest Distinctions in the assessment.

Honorary Fellow of Asia Photographers Union (Hon.FAPU)

Conferred by APU to a photographer who has achieved excellence in their field of photography or provided great contributions to the promotion of photography as an art form.