The competition is open to anyone, amateur or professional, of any age and nationality.
The entry fee is € 30,00 for each participant: payment online with Paypal, bank transfer or cash to be attached with the entry form and the list of image.
Uploaded images can be deleted or replaced until the 5th day after the registration deadline.
3 - Accepted images.
We accept a maximum total of 30 images subdivided among all the biomes with maximum of 10 images for each biome. Every biome is subdivided in six categories. You can upload a maximum of 5 images for each category.
Type of file:
a) Digital images from scanned slides, in minimum size of 4.000 px or larger. The jury reserves the right to request the original slide for winning submission. Should the original not made available, the submission will be disqualified.
b) Digital images RAW + TIFF / JPEG of high quality. Digital editing is only acceptable if limited to minor cleaning work, levels, curves, colour, saturation and contrast work. The faithful representation of what you saw at the time of the shot must be maintained. Compositing and multiple exposures are not allowed. It is allowed to create a panoramic image file type by combining two or more files.
Light sharpening is allowed. A crop of up to 20% per side is allowed. For the "Landscapes" category only, the crop is allowed up to a maximum of 40% for the short side and a maximum of 20% for the long side.. Keep in mind that the final size of the file must be enough for a good print of 100cm X 70cm.
The original capture as it was recorded by the camera with no manipulation applied RAW or DNG will be requested, under penalty of disqualification, including those that compose the “stich”.
All the rights of the photos must be of author’s property, without bond of agency or publisher.
The organizers reserves the right to publish the winning and commended images in its magazine, in the photographic book, on the web site, or in possible promotional folders and calendars or to display them in photographic exposition, concerning the competition and, if the organizers deem it necessary, mentioning the author’s name of the images.
There will be a pre-selection of the images by a commission charged by the organizers.
Winners and commended photographers will be notified in June 2019. The results will be published by July 2019.
All entries are sent at the photographer’s risk. Images submitted in CD/DVD format will not be returned.
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New Deadline: April 04, 2019