Your position in the club: (This questionnaire is designed to be filled in by one person. It is acceptable for that one person to gather a consensus of opinions from club members prior to filling it out)
Not Competition Secretary but senior member
Date presented to club:
Number of Images:
Method of reporting:
Q1 Did the judge seem to be enthusiastic - pleased to be judging for your club?
Q2 Was the judge given a time frame?
No (Go to Q4)
Q3 Did they stick to the time frame given?
No, too long
No, too short
Q4 How did you find the length of the judges comments on individual images?
Much too long
A bit too long
A bit too short
Definitely too short
Q5 Was the judge given a brief on how they were expected to comment on the different grades and did they follow this?
Yes they were given and followed the brief
No they did not have a brief
Yes they were given a brief but did NOT follow it
Q6 Did the judge allocate the appropriate number of awards as required by your club?
A lot too many
A few too many
About the right number
Not quite enough
Not nearly enough
Undecided / NA
Q7 Do you think your members generally felt that the judge's opinions were well thought through?
Q8 Did you feel the judge was fair?
Q9 Do you think the judge was mostly correct?
Q10 Did you yourself have entries in the competition?
No (go to Q12)
Q11 If yes: Did your entries do as well as you expected?
Yes, about as well as I expected
No, not as well as I expected
Q12 In general, do you think the judge was too hard or too soft?
Much too hard
A bit too hard
A bit soft
Much too soft
Q13 Did the judge seem to appreciate the photographer's vision for most of the images entered?
Q14 Did the judge provide constructive feedback which was helpful to less successful images?
Q15 Did the judge show any bias towards certain aspects or types of work?
No (go to Q17)
Undecided (go to Q17)
Q16 If yes, what aspects or type(s) of work did he/she seem to favour?
Q17 Did the judge show any bias against certain aspects or types of work? (for example "not another sunset"?
No (go to Q19)
Undecided (go to Q19
Q18 If yes, what aspects or type(s) of work did he/she seem to be biased against?
Q19 Based on comments on the day, how do you think most of the members present would have rated the judge?
Not so good
Q20 Here are some comments camera club members have made about judges in the past. Do any apply to this particular judge? You can tick as many or as few as you wish.
This judge inspired me.
This judge irritated me.
This judge couldn't see beyond technical shortcomings, as he/she saw them.
This judge critiqued all the images in a positive and encouraging way.
This judge seemed to have a very narrow viewpoint.
This judge gave the same reason for rejecting lots of images, despite some not deserving to be rejected for the reasons given.
We should have more judges like this one.
Q21 Is your club likely to use this judge again?
Q22 In your own words, what did this judge do best?
Q23 What improvements would you like this judge to make?
Finally, we would like to be able to pass on this assessment to the judge - but only naming the club, not the author. Are you happy for us to pass on this assessment to help the judge monitor his/her progress?
Updated November 2018
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