Instruction - Shades Valley Camera Club


Preparing & Uploading Images for Digital Projection Monthly Competition:

Prepare Your Image(s):

- For best appearance use the sRGB color space
- Image size is not critical but works best at 720 vertical & 1080 horizontal   pixels
- Save the image as a jpeg
- Name the file using the following format: yourname_imagetitle.jpg

Upload Your Image(s):

- Log onto the SVCC website (from bottom right of 'Home' page):
- Click the “Galleries” tab at the top of the home page
- Click the “Monthly Competition Upload Gallery” at the bottom of the page (you must be logged in to see this gallery!)
- Click the “+Upload” drop down menu at the upper right of the page
- Select “To this Gallery” and then click either “Browse” or “Drag photos” to choose and upload your image(s).
- Logout by selecting "SVCC" at the top right of any page and click "Logout"

- Problems? Contact Douglas McCullough via "Contact" link above.

Images are due on or before midnight the Thursday prior to a Thursday competition, or as announced when there is an exception. Please be courteous and submit images in a timely manner.



Terry Yarbrough

Cormorants In The Sunset

Cormorants In The Sunset

George Ritchey

How To Set Up Your Individual Website Gallery:

To create your personal gallery on this website, all you need to do is:

1. Be a paid member

2. Contact Douglas McCullough (via the “Contact” link above) and request a gallery

3. Prepare your images for uploading:

- Make image resolution and size to your liking, but make sure it is large enough for clear
- Make sure the color mode is sRGB
- Optimize & sharpen the image as you would normally do
- Save as a JPEG at a high quality level

4. Access the site, log-in & locate your gallery:
- Go to: 
- Click on “log-in” found at the bottom of the page
- For “e-mail >” and “password >” enter per instructions from Douglas McCullough
- Click on "Galleries" at top of page and locate your gallery
- Click: “Upload” at the top right of the page
- Select "To This Gallery" from the drop down menu
- Select among the optional ways offered to upload an image
- Follow Smugmug’s on-line directions thereafter
- Caption (name) each image in your gallery, per Smugmug on-line directions
- To later delete images, go to the "Tools" drop-down section & follow the directions
Congratulations! You’re now “published” on the web!
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