Submission of photos on Photovault Online

Midrand Camera Club makes us of Photovault Online for submission of all club entries. The website can be found at http://www.photovaultonline.com/

Step 1: Registration

You will fist need to register on the system:

  • Open Photovault by going to http://www.photovaultonline.com/
  • Clivk on the "Register" linke in the blue line.
  • Follow the instructions to register.
  • NB - you only need to register once on the system. If you are already using Photovault for salon entries, you will already be registered.

Step 2: Loading photos onto Photovault

  • Open Photovault by going to http://www.photovaultonline.com/
  • Select "Login" from the blue line.
  • Use your username and password that you created in Step 1 to log in.
  • Once you've logged in, select "My Photovault" from the blue bar.
  • This will take you to a page where you can upload photos. If you already have photos on Photovault, you will see your photos here.
  • On this page there is a link called "Upload New Photo".
  • Click on this and you will get a field where you need to "browse" for your photo.
  • All the rules still apply to loading photos in Photovault, photos must be 1024 x 768 pixels with a maximum size of 500 kb.
  • Click on the photo you want to upload.
  • Give the photo a name.
  • Click "Submit" and your photo will be uploaded. It is now on the system and will remain there until you discard or archive it.
  • If your photo is not the correct size, it will not load and you will get an error message stating what the problem is with the image. Once you've corrected it, you can upload it again.


Step 3: Submitting photos for Club Competitions

Click onto "My Entries" in the blue bar.

This will give you a dropdown menu with various options. Select the "Clubs" option.

This will bring you to a page with a dropdown menu option. Click on the small arrow to activate the pulldown menu.

Select "Midrand Camera Club"

This will bring you to our club submission system.

You will find either one or two events listed.

Select the event you wish to enter by clicking on the "Enter here"

If entering into the normal club event, you will find 7 categories and for the set subject event 1 category listed. Please make sure that you enter your photos into the correct category. 

You can submit up to a maximum of 2 photos in the normal club event AND two photos in the set subject event.

To enter the photos, click on the correct category, and then just click on the photo you want to enter. The photo will appear in the block with your entry. You can change the order of your photos by clicking on "Sort".

Once you've finished with the category, click on "Back to my Entry Overview". This will allow you to select another category.

Once you've allocated all of your photos, click on "Back to my Entry Overview" and then on "Finalise My Entry".

YOU MUST CLICK ON "FINALISE MY ENTRY" WHEN YOU'RE FINISHED SELECTING YOUR PHOTOS.

Once you've finalised your entry, you will get an email confirming your entry. You can make changes and refinalise until closing time.

THE SYSTEM WILL CLOSE ON 24:00 ON THE WEDNESDAY EVENING BEFORE THE CLUB MEETING FOR THE OPEN ENTRIES AND THE SATURDAY FOR THE SET SUBJECT ENTRIES.

Members are encouraged to rather enter their photos well ahead of time. Once the system closes, it is closed. If you need help, you might not find somebody at midnight.