II INTERNATIONAL PHOTOGRAPHY CONTEST – SANT JUST DESVERN.
The Sant Just Desvern Photographic Agrupation (Agrupació Fotogràfica Sant Just Desvern) and the Shopkeepers and Traders Union (Unió de Botiguers i Comerciants de Sant Just Desvern) in collaboration with Sant Just Desvern’s council, is pleased to invite you to participate in the II International Photography Contest – Sant Just Desvern with the spirit to make our town known. Our goal is to organize a photography contest in which, among all the received pictures, a maximum of fifty will be selected to be exhibited in the balconies of Bonavista street in the town of Sant Just Desvern, in the district of Baix Llobregat. Finally, a jury of recognized technical competence in the field of photography will award the three best pictures. At the same time, during the exhibition, the II Popular Photography Contest* will take place. Anyone who wishes to do so can vote for the picture that they believe deserves to be awarded the first prize of the II International Photography Contest – Sant Just Desvern.
The Sant Just Desvern Photographic Agrupation (AFSantJust) in collaboration with the Shopkeepers and Traders Union (Unió de Botiguers i Comerciants de Sant Just Desvern) and the Sant Just Desvern’s council.
For more information please visit the Sant Just Desvern Photographic Agrupation (Agrupació Fotogràfica Sant Just Desvern) website http://santjust.org/afsantjust/
Both amateur and professional photographers can participate in this contest, without limitation of nationality or place of residence. Registration is free.
Each participant can present up to three pictures.
The pictures should be uploaded on the website created for this purpose from the 23rd of april 2011. The link to this site will be given through the website previously metioned.
For more information please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
The pictures submitted must not have been awarded in other competitions. The pictures must be original, and may not incorporate elements produced by others. The participants must manifest that they know the bases and accept them, indicating so in the corresponding box in the section of personal data on the contest website. With their acceptance, the participants declare and certify that they are the authors of the Work presented and that they don’t incorporate elements produced by others. Copies with content contrary to the right of honour, personal and familiar privacy, and/or the image of people will not be published nor accepted.
The photographic technique is free.
Sending and format
The pictures will be sent exclusively by Internet. Each participant must fill all the mandatory fields of the “register in the contest” (“date de alta del concurso”) section from the website, and must check the box confirming that he/she knows the bases and accepts them.
The absence of data or its inexactitude may result in the exclusion from the contest.
When sending the information, each participant may attach a maximum of three pictures. Their size must be 160X106 cm, RGB mode, with a minimum of 100 ppp, in horizontal format and in jpg.
Deadline for submission of pictures
From the 23rd of April to the 24th of June 2011 at 12p.m. (local time).
The jury will select the best three pictures between the finalists:
1st prize: 1.500 €
2nd prize: 750 €
3rd prize: 300 €
The prizes will be subject to the retentions legally established.
The winners will be notified opportunely before the prize delivery by means of an electronic mail and/or a telephone call.
Verdict and prize delivery
Among the pictures obtained, the jury will select a maximum of fifty to be exposed. Objections on the outcome will not be admitted and the verdict is final.
The verdict of selection of the fifty pictures that will be exposed in Bonavista street will be published on the 30th of June 2011 on the Sant Just Desvern Photographic Agrupation website, and will be communicated to the participants through an electronic mail and/or a telephone call. The opening ceremony of the exposition will take place the 16th of July 2011 at 12.00a.m. in Bonavista street.
The pictures selected will be exposed until the 15th of August 2011.
The jury’s final verdict will be made public during the Sant Just Desvern’s Fiesta Mayor, publishing the record in the Sant Just Desvern Photographic Agrupation website.
The awards delivery will take place during the Sant Just Desvern’s Fiesta Mayor.
The authors of the pictures selected and awarded give the Sant Just Desvern Photographic Agrupation the right of use, diffusion, distribution, public communication, exhibition and reproduction that correspond to promotional and/or cultural purposes, being always included in the picture the name of the author.
The participants guarantee and take responsibility, in front of the organisation, of the compliance of the provisions on intellectual property and copyright for the submitted pictures, declaring that its diffusion and/or reproduction within the contest and its bases doesn’t harm nor damage others, and they assume personally any responsibility that could derive from it.
It will be formed by three members of recognised technical competence in the field of photography.
The criterion of the jury will be based on the technical quality, the aesthetics, the originality and the creativity.
No objections about the results will be admitted and the verdict is final for all purposes.
The organisation keeps its right to introduce the modifications it finds necessary and to solve any unforeseen contingency. The organisation and the participants accept the regulation of these bases.
For more information please visit the Sant Just Desvern Photographic Agrupation http://www.santjust.org/afsantjust/, Shopkeepers and Traders Union (UBIC) http://www.santjust.org/UBIC and Sant Just Desvern’s council http://www.santjust.cat websites.
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