Image Colleague Society "ICS"

Founded by Tony Le Kim Thuan APSA HonEFIAP HonFICS
 

ICS DISTINCTION

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

For photographic achievement distinction:

ASSOCIATESHIP, Image Colleague Society (A.ICS)

FELLOWSHIP, Image Colleague Society (F.ICS)

MASTER, Image Colleague Society (M.ICS)

For exhibition proficiency distinction:

GRAND MASTER, Image Colleague Society (GM.ICS)

BEST PHOTOGRAPHER, Image Colleague Society (BP.ICS)

ICS SAFIIRI, Image Colleague Society (ICS.SAFIRI)

For photographic service distinction:

HONORARY FELLOWSHIP, Image Colleague Society (Hon.FICS)

PHOTOGRAPHIC ACHIEVEMENT DISTINCTION

Photographic work for ASSOCIATESHIP and FELLOWSHIP and MASTER or GRAND MASTER and BEST PHOTOGRAPHER application consisting of 4 divisions:

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


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 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 1024 x 768 - 72 dpi via email for application of Associateship.

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

For ASSOCIATESHIP application fee contact ICS Membership and Distinction for advise.

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 1024 x 768 - 72 dpi via email for application of Fellowship.

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

For FELLOWSHIP application fee contact ICS Membership and Distinction for advise.

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 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.

EXHIBITION PROFICIENCY DISTINCTION

Photographic work for ASSOCIATESHIP and FELLOWSHIP and MASTER or GRAND MASTER and BEST PHOTOGRAPHER application consisting of 4 divisions:

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

Election of ASSOCIATES and FELLOWS and MASTER twice each year 

Closing date: March 1st and October 1st, each year   

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 ICS 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 - APPLICATION
SAFIRI candidate must submit a dossier / listing of (5000) five thousand acceptances under ICS or PSA or FIAP salon patronage.

ONLY ONE PER YEAR CAN BE APPLIED AND IN THE ABOVE SEQUENCE

Recipients of the BP.ICS and GM.ICS and ICS/Safiiri  honors may use these honors after their names for the indication of the honors.

ICS/Safiiri and MICS are cumulative distinctions and a successful applicant has to put both after his name.


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, FICS, MICS, GMICS, BPICS, and ICS/Safiiri application forms may be obtained from Overseas Honorary Representatives ICS, or e-mail to the chair of ICS International System Distinction Service.

NOTE

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.

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 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.

Applicants may mail all prints, color slides or digital images, together with application form and fee to:

Hon.Life Chairman Board of Directors ICS

Mr. Tony Le Kim Thuan
 APSA HonEFIAP EFIAP etc.
E-mail: tonyle@icsphoto.us 

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                                                                                                                         Hon Life Chairman ICS & AFFILIATED Societies Honors Committee
Koh Kok Hwa 
HonFICS HonEFMPA HonEUSPA HonFSWAN  HonFUSPA HonFHIPS HonFPSG HonFARGUS HonMARGUS HonFJIPF HonPIPICS HonFPSBP HonFPII HonFPBSPA 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
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