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Distinction Rules

Rules For FIAP Distinction 
 
Artist de la FIAP Application
AFIAP distinction there will be required a candiate obtained
  • at least forty (40) acceptances, with
  • at least fifteen (15) different works, in
  • at least fifteen (15) international salons under FIAP Patronage,
  • in at least eight (8) different countries.
Excellence de la FIAP Application
EFIAP distinction there will be required a candiate obtained
  • at least two hundred fifty (250) acceptances, with
  • at least fifty (50) different works, in
  • at least thirty (30) international salons under FIAP Patronage, in
  • at least twenty (20) different countries.

* Concerning the distinction applications, the acceptances of works "without title" will be excluded in order to avoid the risks of fraud and errors. With immediate effect, those works "without title" are not allowed in salon under FIAP Patronage. * The works submitted with a distinction application for AFIAP and EFIAP must have three (3) FIAP acceptations. * For the AFIAP and EFIAP distinction 10% of the FIAP acceptances have to be achieved in international "print" paper salons under FIAP patronage. * The candidate for the MFIAP distinction has to achieve the EFIAP distinction for at least 3 years based on the date of the diploma. For more information, see document/forms.

 
 Join ICS Membership
  
Every ones can join ICS regular membership free. To become an Active Life Member of Image Colleague Society, International - ICS; You must submit a Specific Photo Article about your Work, or your Home-Land Cultural, or share your Photography Technique and 20 Art-Works by electronic file for publishing in ICS website. The benefit for Active Life Member will evaluate by the founder and the board directors of ICS. All considerations of political, racial, sex, religious nature, geography and ideological are totally excluded from the activities of the ICS to photographers associate worldwide. For more information, see Navigation: FAQ.

An Active Life Member ICS, you're able to apply for distinctions from SWAN, FMPA, USPA, ICS and other overseas honors in ICS International system.
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Image Colleague Society, International

ASSOCIATESHIP - FELLOWSHIP - MASTER - GRAND MASTER - BEST PHOTOGRAPHER 
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GENERAL REGULATION 
General rules for ASSOCIATESHIP and FELLOWSHIP and MASTER and GRAND MASTER and BEST PHOTOGRAPHER and HONORARY FELLOW application within the Regulation of the Constitution and by-law of the Society – ICS

ASSOCIATESHIP of the Image Colleague Society – A.ICS
FELLOWSHIP of the Image Colleague Society – F.ICS
MASTER of the Image Colleague Society - M.ICS

GRAND MASTER of the Image Colleague Society - GM.ICS
BEST PHOTOGRAPHER of the Image Colleague Society - BP.ICS

HONORARY FELLOW of the Image Colleague Society - Hon.FICS

Photographic work for ASSOCIATESHIP and FELLOWSHIP and MASTER or GRAND MASTER and BEST PHOTOGRAPHER application consisting of 3 divisions:

A. Monochrome Prints          B. Color Prints          C. Color Slides      or     D. Digital Image

Election of ASSOCIATES and FELLOWS and MASTER twice each year. 
Closing date: March 1st and October 1st, each year.   
         
ASSOCIATES and FELLOWS and MASTER candidates shall submit their works and application forms and fees to the Honors Committee, and the final decision on all applications by the Board of Directors of the Society of ICS International.
All AICS - FICS - MASTER - GRAND MASTER - BEST PHOTOGRAPHER honors are permanent unless revoked by the Society.
Recipients of the AICS and FICS and MASTER and GRAND MASTER and BEST PHOTOGRAPHER honors may use these honors after their names for the indication of the honors.

PHOTOGRAPHIC ACHIEVEMENT DISTINCTION
AICS - ASSOCIATESHIP APPLICATION
Overseas Life Members (US Active Member) who have met their obligation and requirements of this honor may apply the ASSOCIATE (Overseas Regular Members must became life members prior to the application of the Associateship).

Twelve (12) Monochrome prints, or 12 color prints, size 11 x 14 or 16 x 20 inches, mounting unnecessary, for the application of Associateship; or 
Twelve (12) Color slides, 35mm format, or medium format, or
Twelve (12) works file store in CD Rom, or
Twelve (12) works digital file size 1024 x 768 - 72 dpi via email for application of Associateship.

The ASSOCIATESHIP application fee contact ICS for instruction.

FICS - FELLOWSHIP APPLICATION
Overseas Life Members (US Active Members) who have elected ASSOCIATES for at least one year and have met their obligation and these honor requirements may apply for the FELLOWSHIP.

Overseas Regular Members, who have elected ASSOCIATES at least for two years and have met their obligation and the requirements of this honor, must became life members prior to the application of the FELLOWSHIP.

FELLOWSHIP "FICS" candidate must submit a portfolio with specific photo article about his/hers work for exammination and evaluation.
Eighteen (18) Monochrome prints or 18 Color prints, size 11 x 14 or 16 x 20 inches, mounting unnecessary, for the application of Fellowship; or 
Eighteen (18) Color slides, 35mm format, or medium format, or
Eighteen (18) works file store in CD Rom, or.
Eighteen (18) works digital file size 1024 x 768 - 72 dpi via email for application of Fellowship.
The FELLOWSHIP application fee contact ICS for instruction.

MICS - MASTER APPLICATION
MASTER "MICS" candidate must submit a portfolio of 25 works in specific subjects required for master level including images category:

*Five Picture (5) of Portraiture - *Five (5) Picture of Documentary - *Five (5) Picture of Sport - *Five (5) Picture of Nature - *Five (5) of Cityscape.

* As alternative applicant can submit a portfollio of 25 images numbered from 1 to 25 (black and white prints or colour prints). A portfolio-style of presentation is required. The collection must be coherent from its conception to its realization and presentation.

PHOTOGRAPHIC PROFICIENCY DISTINCTION
GM.ICS - GRAND MASTER ICS APPLICATION

GRAND MASTER "GMICS" candidate must submit a dossier / listing of (3000) three thousand acceptances under both PSA and FIAP salon recognition.

BP.ICS - BEST PHOTOGRAPHER APPLICATION
BEST PHOTOGRAPHER "BPICS" candidate must submit a dossier / listing of (2000) *two thousand acceptances including (500) *five hundred difference art-work and (100) *one hundred awards under both PSA and FIAP salon recognition.


PHOTOGRAPHIC SERVICE DISTINCTION
HON.FICS - HONORARY FELLOW APPLICATION

The Hon.FICS, Honorary Fellow of The Image Colleague Society International title is highest honor of the Society. For those who have great contributed and dedicated ICS, are *nominated with two endorsersUpon proposition of the directory board, the ICS International can exceptionally nominate as lifelong honorary fellow member ICS” certain persons who have positive with great contributed all phases for development of ICS in international levels.

FEE
Make all bank check payable to the ICS or paypal acceptable.
Application fee is not refundable whether the application is successful or not. 

ATTENTION 
The Society (ICS) shall select all monochrome, or color print, or color slide, or works file store on CD Rom, or digital file from each successful application to be considered as a donation of the applicant to the Permanent Collection of the ICS International. All possible care will be exercised in handling of the works for honor application, but no responsibility will be assumed by the ICS for any loss or damage of prints or slides or CD Rom during judging or in transit. The ICS reserves the right to reproduce or copy any print or slides of the honor application for exhibition or publicity or catalogs to raise fund for the Society as deem necessary without any payment of a fee.

AICS and FICS and MICS and GMICS and BPICS application rules and forms may be obtained from Overseas Honorary Representatives ICS, or 
E-mail to: Chair & Co-chair ICS International System Distinction Service.

Applicants may mail all Prints, Color Slides, or CD Rom, or Digital Images Online Application:

PORTFOLLIO, FORMS AND FEE ADDRESS TO

Hon.Life Chairman Board of Directors ICS

Mr. Tony Le Kim Thuan
APSA HonEFIAP EFIAP etc.
E-mail: psafiap@icsphoto.us , fmpa_ics@hotmail.com

or

Chairman of ICS International System Distinction Service

Koh Kok Hwa, MICS MUSPA MFMPA EFIAPb HonFSWAN etc.
Vice President, Board Member of ICS International Operation Committee 
Co-Chair of ICS USPA FMPA SWAN Honors Committee

Administration Office: Malaysia/Singapore South-East Asia
E-mail: koh45@hotmail.com

or

Co-Chairmain of ICS International System Distinction Service

Andreas L. Androu, MICS MUSPA MFMPA MICS HonEFIAP HonFSWAM etc.
Vice President, Board Member of ICS International Operation Committee
Co-Chair of ICS USPA FMPA SWAN Honors Committee

Administration Office: Cyprus Europe
E-mail: andreaslandreou@hotmail.com

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