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Improve Your Photography With Image Reviews

Is improving your photography one of your New Year Resolutions?

Submit up to 3 of your images to the PPSCV Feb 15 2024 Image Review Forum before Feb. 15 and then join our Image Review meeting to get constructive suggestions from Judge Rudy Sabin.

Image Review is a PPSCV member benefit and only members can submit images. However, the review meeting is open to anyone.

The review meeting will be held at the Almaden Hills United Methodist Church in San Jose. We recommend attending in-person, but you can also participate by Zoom.

6:00 PM  Connect with other photographers
6:30 PM  Discussion: Topic to be announced soon
7:00 PM Zoom Starts
7:00 PM  Review of submitted images. Critique by Rudy Sabin
8:30-8:45 PM Q&A

Submission is easy! Send an email with the image attached and the following information to

•    Filename
•    Image Title
•    Image Category
•    Image Subcategory
•    Image Number (1, 2, or 3)

Submit up to 3 images, each one in a separate e-mail.

Image number is used to prioritize the images for review. We will review all #1 images from all submitters, and then proceed to all #2 images and then to all #3 images. If we run out of time, then we may not get to all of the #3 images.

Choose category and subcategory from the list on the Image Categories page.
Pick the category that best matches your subject and preparation.

Be sure to send the e-mails from your e-mail address that is associated with If you send from any other address, the e-mail will not be recorded.

You can confirm receipt of the image and view other submissions at the PPSCV Forum: Feb. 15, 2024 Image Review Forum. You can get to the forum under the About Us > Forums Menu.

The image file should meet the following requirements:

 File name File name is at your discretion. The image title will be entered separately.
Avoid special characters, such as: ’ “ + \ / ?
 Dimensions Save at 4000 pixels on the longest dimension, including any presentation border.
 File Type JPEG - File types of .jpg or .jpeg are acceptable, capitalization not important.
 File Quality Highest quality (save using the maximum quality value, e.g. 10/10, or 100/100), this reduces compression artifacts.
 Color space Each file should contain an embedded color profile of either sRGB or Adobe RGB1998.
 File size The file size is not limited at this time.

About Rudy Sabin

Rudy Sabin has over 45 years experience in professional photography working as a commercial photographer and specializing in food and architectural work. He is also experienced as a Wedding, Portrait and Glamour Photographer.

Rudy has been a member of PPSCV since 1989. He has served as a judge at numerous print competitions.

Rudy has an Associate of  Arts Degree in Professional Photography. He also was a Trustee and assistant at Golden Gate School of Photography.

Thursday, February 15, 2024, 6:00 PM until 9:00 PM Pacific Time (US & Canada) (UTC-08:00)
Almaden Hills United Methodist Church
1200 Blossom Hill Rd.
San Jose, CA  95118

Videoconference information will be provided in an email once registration is complete.
Additional Info:
Event Contact(s):
Roberto Gonzalez
(408) 460-7549 (p)
Tex Texin
781-789-1898 (p)
781-789-1898 (c)
Image Competition
Registration is required
Payment In Full In Advance Only
No Fee