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
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)
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 year – and MASTER LEVELS sequence levels any time. CLOSING DATE: MARCH 1ST, and OCTOBER 1ST, EACH YEAR
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:
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.
The Hon.EICS, Honorary Exhibitor of The Image Colleague Society International title is highest honor exhibitor achievement distinction of the Society.
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.
GRAND MASTER “GMICS” candidate must submit a dossier / listing of (3000) three thousand acceptances under ICS or PSA or FIAP salon patronage.
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.
GRAND WORLD EXHIBITION PROFICIENCY DISTINCTION
GWP.ICS – GRAND WORLD PHOTOGRAPHER APPLICATION
HON.PIPICS – HONORARY PROMOTER INTERNATIONAL PHOTOGRAPHY APPLICATION
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.
Candidates may mail all prints, color slides or digital images, together with application form to:
Hon Life Chairman ICS & AFFILIATED Societies Honors Committee