The Health & More Fun Day Foto Competition – Conditions of Entry
The competition is open to any photographer submitting one or two photographs related to the Timsbury Fun Day taken between 12.00noon and 5.00pm on Saturday June 17th 2017 according to the rules of the Competition.
Health and Safety
Entrants are required to take all reasonable steps to ensure their own health and safety and that of any subjects they choose to photograph and by entering the competition photographers acknowledge that all activities are undertaken at their own risk. As part of their decision making the judges may well be looking for an element of the dramatic but they will not be impressed by anything that they consider to be foolhardy or reckless.
Privacy, Courtesy and Decency
Entrants are reminded of the need to obtain permission when taking photographs where there is a reasonable expectation of privacy. The organizers reserve the right to reject at their sole discretion any photographs that include content that is deemed to be inappropriate and/or offensive.
Digital format and manipulation
Entries shot on digital cameras or mobile phones are welcomed and digital manipulation may be used to crop an image but entrants are not permitted to add or remove key elements of the composition. Brightness, contrast and colour balance can all be adjusted. Dust spots and minor elements etc. can be retouched and images can be sharpened. Multiple exposure ‘in camera’ is permitted. Entrants with prize-winning entries may be required to produce the original image file before a prize is awarded.
Entries and Judging
All images will be entered via email to firstname.lastname@example.org no later than Tuesday 20th June 2017 and all images submitted will be displayed in the Gallery section of www.Timsbury.org.uk. Entries will be limited at no more than two per entrant. Judging will be carried out using images submitted and will be completed by Monday, July 3rd. The three winning photographers will be notified by email and details of winning images will be posted on www.Timsury.org.uk
Winners will be invited to a prize presentation on Saturday July 8th.
Copyright in all images entered for this competition remains with the respective entrants. However, in consideration of their providing the Competition, each entrant grants a non-exclusive, royalty free, irrevocable licence to the Competition organisers, the sponsor and the Timsbury Fun Day organisers to hold images on a database and to reproduce, enlarge, publish or exhibit on any media any or all of the submitted images. Entrants agree that the Competition organisers can sub-licence images to the media for reproduction in connection with the competition. The Competition organisers will make every reasonable effort to ensure that any photograph published in any medium is properly attributed to the photographer.
Prizes will be awarded at the discretion of the judges. There will be three prizewinners. The judges’ decision on all aspects of the Competition will be final and there is no appeal or dispute procedure.
Responsibility and Obligation
All work entered must be an original photograph taken between 12.00noon and 5.00pm on Saturday, June 17th 2017 and must be the sole work of the entrant who must own the copyright of the work. All works may be used for press and publicity purposes in connection with the competition and images may be made available online. The entrant agrees to waive all fees if the work is reproduced in the press and other media in connection with the competition. The Competition organizers will endeavour to take good care of works entered in the Competition but the Competition organizers will not be liable for any loss or damage to works submitted whether such damage is caused by the negligence of the Competition organizers or their staff or otherwise. Photographers submitting works to the Competition shall indemnify and keep indemnified Competition organizers against any actions, claims, proceedings, losses, liabilities, charges, costs and expenses which Competition organizers may incur arising out of or in connection with any actual or alleged financial or contractual arrangements between such photographer and any agent (other than Competition organizers) or any other third party.