Image Colleague Society "ICS"
Founded by Tony Le Kim Thuan APSA HonEFIAP HonFICS 

Founded by Tony Le Kim Thuan APSA HonEFIAP. Image Colleague Society, International (ICS) is a non profit organisation serving as an umbrella connection 
with passionate photographers associated worldwide who are interested in photography as a universal language of arts and sciences of photography through 
international exhibitions to reinforce best quality global photography and promote love, peace and friendship.  

All considerations of political, racial, sex, religious nature, geography and ideological are excluded from the activities of ICS

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ICS DISTINCTION

General rules for the following distinction titles are governed by the regulation of constitution and by-law of ICS

For photographic portfolio achievement distinction: ASSOCIATESHIP (A.ICS) - FELLOWSHIP (F.ICS) - MASTER (M.ICS) - MASTER LEVELS (M.ICS/B/S/G/) 

For exhibition proficiency distinction: BEST PHOTOGRAPHER (BP.ICS) - GRAND MASTER (GM.ICS) - GRAND WORLD PHOTOGRAPHER (GWP.ICS) - SAFIIRI (ICS.SAFIIRI) 

For exhibitor achievement distinction: HONORARY EXHIBITOR (HON.EICS)

For photographic service distinction: HONORARY PROMOTER INTERNATIONAL PHOTOGRAPHY (HON.PIPICS)HONORARY FELLOWSHIP (HON.FICS)

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Photographic work for
ASSOCIATESHIP and FELLOWSHIP and MASTER and MASTER LEVELS application consisting of 3 divisions:

A. Monochrome Prints - B. Color Prints - C. Digital Image (Color or Mono, NOT a mixture of Color and Mono)

Election of ASSOCIATES and FELLOWS and MASTER twice each yearand MASTER LEVELS sequence levels any time.

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 CLOSING DATE: MARCH 1ST, and OCTOBER 1ST, EACH YEAR 




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PHOTOGRAPHIC ACHIEVEMENT DISTINCTION
         
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 honors are permanent unless revoked by the Society.
Recipients of the AICS and FICS and MASTER honors may use these honors after their names for the indication of the honors.

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).

ASSOCIATESHIP "AICS" candidate must submit a coherent portfolio topic with a specific introduction about his/her submitted for examination images.
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) images file burned in CD Rom, or
Twelve (12) images  (Color or Mono, NOT a mixture of Color and Mono) digital file size either vertical or horizontal format the longest side length must: 2000 x 1333 - 300 dpi  jpg via email for application of Associateship.

Images should be numbered 1 - 12 in the sequence they presented to jury.

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 one years and have met their obligation and these honor requirements may apply for FELLOWSHIP.

FELLOWSHIP "FICS" candidate must submit a coherent portfolio topic with a specific introduction about his/her submitted for examination images.
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) images file burned in CD Rom, or.
Eighteen (18) images (Color or Mono, NOT a mixture of Color and Mono) digital file size either vertical or horizontal format the longest side length must: 2000 x 1333 - 300 dpi  jpg via email for application of Fellowship. 

Images should be numbered 1 - 18 in the sequence they presented to jury. 

ICS - 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 portfolio 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. 

Candidate can be applied sequence distinction MICS LEVELS any time.

ICS LEVELS - MASTER LEVELS APPLICATION 
MASTER "MICSb" - Master ICS/bronze candidate must submit a portfolio of (15) fifteen works in ABSTRACT IMAGES with its realization and presentation.
MASTER "MICSs" - Master ICS/silver candidate must submit a portfolio of (15) fifteen works in PORTRAIT IMAGES with (1) one image obtained (5) five awards of PSA, FIAP, ICS. 
MASTER "MICSg" - Master ICS/gold candidate must submit a portfolio of (15) fifteen works in STREET LIFE IMAGES with (2) two images, per title obtained (5) five awards of PSA
or FIAP or ICS.          

HON.EICS - HONORARY EXHIBITOR APPLICATION
The Hon.EICS, Honorary Exhibitor of The Image Colleague Society International title is highest honor exhibitor achievement distinction of the Society. 
For those who have ten (10) images with per title obtained five (5) awards of either PSA or FIAP or ICS.




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PHOTOGRAPHIC EXHIBITION PROFICIENCY DISTINCTION

BEST PHOTOGRAPHER  -  
GRAND MASTER - SAFIIRI
 
(application consisting of dossier / listing accepatances
 included salon PSA FIAP ICS patronage number)


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 ICS or PSA or FIAP salon patronage.

GM.ICS - GRAND MASTER APPLICATION
GRAND MASTER "GMICS" candidate must submit a dossier / listing of (3000) three thousand acceptances under ICS or PSA or FIAP salon patronage.

ICS.SAFIIRI - SAFIIRI APPLICATION
ICS.SafiiriI candidate must submit a dossier / listing of (6000) six thousand acceptances with (5) five new gold medal within (1) one year under ICS or PSA or FIAP salon patronage.
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ONLY TWICE PER YEAR CAN BE APPLIED AND IN THE ABOVE SEQUENCE

Candidate of the GM.ICS and ICS.SAFIIRI must obtain the previous profficiency distinction before apply for next level 
Recipients of the BP.ICS and GM.ICS and GWP.ICS and ICS/Safiiri honors may use these honors with MICS (Master ICS) are acumulative distinctions. 
A successful applicant has to put both after his/hers names for the indication of the honors. 

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                                                                          GRAND WORLD EXHIBITION PROFICIENCY DISTINCTION


GRAND WORLD PHOTOGRAPHER
(This is is totally independent distinction that can be applied Only Twice Per Year when the below condition is satisfied)


GWP.ICS - GRAND WORLD PHOTOGRAPHER APPLICATION

Grand World Photographer "GWP.ICS" candidate must submit a dossier / listing of (5000) five thousand acceptances including (300) three hundred awards with minimum (100) one hundred with different ones. 

It can be applied by any World Photographer not necessary ICS member. It's not necessary to apply before any other distinction or other levels of proficiency distinctions




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PHOTOGRAPHIC SERVICE DISTINCTION

HON.PIPICS - HONORARY PROMOTER INTERNATIONAL PHOTOGRAPHY APPLICATION
The Hon.PIPICS, Honorary Promoter International Photography of The Image Colleague Society International title is highest honor of the Society for those who have positive great dedicated and promoted and contributed all phases for development ICS patronage service, are *nominated with two endorsers

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.



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In order to ensure the complete independence of the Honor Committee, the names of its members appointed by the Chairman Board of Directors are not published.

All applications for distinction are examined and evaluated to acceptable service standard and award applicable service certificate to successful elected candidates by ICS Honors Committee consisting of members of the directory board, or of eminent personalities designated by the Board. Simple majority take without appeal, and decisions.

All ICS distinctions are awarded for life. In case where the holder of a ICS distinction commits a serious offence against ICS, that distinction can be revoked or cancelled by the
Directory Board. 
No appeal is the possible. 
In special cases of honors the ICS founder and/or president will make final decision.


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Applicants make all bank check payable to the ICS or paypal acceptable. Application fee is not refundable whether the application is successful or not.
Candidates may mail all prints, color slides or digital images, together with application form to:

Hon Life Chairman ICS & AFFILIATED Societies Honors Committee

Prof. Koh Kok Hwa 
HonFICS HonEFMPA HonEUSPA HonFSWAN  HonFUSPA HonFHIPS HonFPSG HonFARGUS HonMARGUS HonFJIPF HonPIPICS HonFPSBP
HonFPII HonFBSPA  
HonFNAPSL HonFCOS HonF35PC HonFUPHK HonAKCC EFIAPb FAPS APSAE ASIIPC APSM AFIP APSCA4  PSA4*PPD
PSA3*NPD AWIEP MEPSB MEFIP 
SEKPS SEPSB EPPSB M35PC MEUSPA MARGUS MICS MUSPA MFMPA MSWAN BPICS GMICS ICS/Safiiri

E-mail: 
koh45@hotmail.com
     
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