Crown Distinctions

To apply for a CROWN Distinction it is required to be regular G.P.U. member!

 

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RULES for GPU CROWNS

GPU system for CROWNs is based on points that the photographers collect from acceptances, mentions and awards in International exhibitions of any patronage and year.
            
GPU Crown 1: 200 pts.
GPU Crown 2: 600 pts.
GPU Crown 3: 2500 pts.
GPU Crown 4: 6000 pts.
GPU Crown 5: 15000 pts.

ACCEPTED photo or portfolio (not GPU’s patronage) = 1 pts.
Honorable Mention or Certificate (not GPU’s patronage) = 2 pts.
Medal or Trophy (not GPU’s patronage) = 4 pts.

THESE POINTS ARE DOUBLED IF THE SALONS HAVE GPU PATRONAGE:
Accepted image = 2 pts. ;  HM/ Certificate = 4 pts. ;  Medal/ Trophy = 8 pts.

IT IS PERMITTED TO APPLY TO A MAXIMUM OF 2 CROWN LEVELS PER YEAR.

Instructions:

  1. Download the last version of the xls form
  2. Fill the “Check-list & rules” sheet
  3. Fill the “page A” sheet: no qualifications must be added to personal data. The titles like “Doctor” will not reported on GPU Certificates.
  4. SEPARATE  “not GPU” salons from “GPU”.  Under “GPU patronage” ONLY Salons listed as “Salons with GPU's License” on the website are valid
  5. List the acceptances ordered by year and then by salon
  6. List the titles of the photos “not GPU” ONLY in the “NOT-GPU” sheet, adding a CHECK under “HM” or “Medal” columns, if any
  7.             List the titles of the photos under GPU patronage ONLY in the “GPU” sheet, adding a CHECK under “HM” or “Medal” columns, if any
  8. In the sheet “SCORE” the total points will be displayed automatically
  9. Send the xls file, together with the pdf or jpg proof of payment of the corresponding fee, by e-mail, to the distinctions officer:  distinctions@gpuphoto.com

If any doubt, the applicants will be required to send the proofs of the evidence containing the PDF or jpg files of the pages of the catalogues. It is the applicant’s duty and responsibility to provide true data which will be checked.

The hard copies of the certificates will be sent by post in nearly two months.

Costs:  the cost per Crown is € 40 each level and it must be paid before submitting the application.

The payment can be done:

A. Payment by electronic bank transfer (Preferred Method) for the full amount (Bank: KBC; IBAN: BE92 7340 2604 5923 BIC: KREDBEBB ) quoting “CROWN” and the level applied for.

B. Payments to GPU through the PayPal system, please quote the e-mail address that follows:
finance@gpuphoto.com  for the full amount and quoting “CROWN” and the level applied for.

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