The Agrupació Fotogràfica Sant Just (AF Sant Just), with the collaboration of the Municipality of Sant Just Desvern, are pleased to invite you to participate in the X International Photography Contest Sant Just Desvern.
Open to anyone, whether amateur or professional.
A. Open Monochrome (PSA PID Monochrome)
B. Open Color (PSA PID Color)
C. Travel Photography, monochrome or color (PTD PSA)
A unique fee of 25 Euros per author, regardless of the number of sections in which it participates.
Payment procedure: online via PayPal, fulfilling the registration form on the web-site: http://concurs.afsantjust.com
As an exception, payment can be made by bank transfer to AF Sant Just, IBAN ES89 2100 0277 6602 0041 3767. Participants must send a copy of the bank transfer by e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org indicating the sender's personal data.
All participants will receive a digital catalog edited specifically for this Contest including all the photographs awarded prizes and those accepted.
The catalog will be sent electronically.
HOW TO SEND IN ENTRIES AND NUMBER OF PHOTOGRAPHS
Entries may be sent only by the Internet.
Entries are limited to not more than 4 images per section. An entrant’s four images will be distributed throughout four rounds of judging in that section.
The images must not have been presented in any previous Photography Contest Sant Just Desvern.
The same or similar photograph cannot be entered in more than one section of the Contest.
Photographs may be sent from January 1st, 2019 to April 14th, 2019 (max. 24:00 local time) through the AF Sant Just web-site http://concurs.afsantjust.com following entry instructions.
All components of the image have to be originated as photographs by the author.
Entries with subject matter contrary to laws for protection of honor, personal or family intimacy and/or the image of persons, especially of minors, will not be published or accepted. An entry may be rejected if the organizers believe the entry does not conform to the conditions.
Images must be in JPG format. Size: maximum 1920 pixels wide and 1080 pixels high. We recommend the color space to be sRGB. No image can exceed 2Mb.
Each image must have a unique title. Words such “Untitled” and “No title” are not acceptable, nor are camera capture filenames.
One award of 400 Euros and a special FIAP badge (Blue Pin) will be awarded to the “best author” of the Salon (according to FIAP rule).
3 FIAP Gold medals (one per section)
3 FIAP Silver medals (one per section)
3 FIAP Bronze medals (one per section)
18 FIAP Honorable mentions (six per section)
3 PSA Gold medals (one per section)
3 PSA Silver medals (one per section)
3 PSA Bronze medals (one per section)
3 CEF Gold medals (one per section)
3 CEF Silver medals (one per section)
3 CEF Bronze medals (one per section)
18 CEF Honorable mentions (six per section)
3 FCF Gold medals (one per section)
3 FCF Silver medals (one per section)
3 FCF Bronze medals (one per section)
1 Chairman’s choice award
1 Sorigué Sponsoring’s choice award
All FIAP Gold medal winners will also receive a 200 Euros award.
In total: 75 awards and 1000 Euros.
Awards will be subject to legally established hold-backs.
The Jury will select the accepted photographs among the submitted works and will determine the awarded ones.
No objections about the results will be admitted and the verdict will be unappeasable.
The Jury’s final verdict on the winners will be announced on May 12th 2019 . The minutes will be published on the website of the AF Sant Just and will be notified individually to all participants, by email and/or phone call.
The awarded photographs will be exhibited from the 1st June to 30th June, 2019, properly framed to 40x50cm and stating the name of the author.
All selected photographs may be part of the exhibitions organized by AFSantJust as part of Juny Fotogràfic 2019
April 14th, 2019 (24:00h local time)
Last day for entries.
April 27th and 28th, 2019
May 12th, 2019
Notification of results.
From 1st June to 30th June, 2019
Electronic transmission of digital catalog
The rights of the works handed in the contest can only be used in the promotion of this contest or further editions of it.
The authors of those works entered, for the fact of being participants, recognize that they are the authors of these works and have every right to authorize that those works may be shown and published in catalogues, triptychs, posters, etc.. The organizers and higher bodies are free of any responsibility in case of any other claim of rights by third parties.
The entrant cedes authorization to the organizers and higher bodies FIAP, PSA, CEF and FCF for personal data to be recorded, always within the exclusive purpose of the artistic promotion of their works and publication of their awards and prizes aimed at obtaining distinctions from FCF, CEF, PSA and FIAP.
The organizers reserve the right to resolve any contingency within the framework of the regulations of the sponsoring organizations (FIAP, PSA, CEF and FCF).
For the mere fact of taking part, participants accept these bases and recognize the organizers’ right to make free use of works within the framework of the Contest and to publish CD-ROM containing their works, always indicating authorship.
Should any of the norms of these rules be contravened, the organizers may disqualify an entry. In case of dispute, both parties will submit to a decision to be laid down by the sponsoring body highest in ranking should this be requested by one of the parties.
This international exhibition has the support of the FIAP no. 2019-070, PSA 2019-117, CEF I-2019-06, and FCF 2019-08, and is governed by their regulations which will count towards the obtainment of their honorary titles.
Sponsorship of Regulation FIAP (Paragraph II.7)
With the sole act of Submitting his / her images or files to a salon under FIAP Patronage, the incoming accepts without exception and with no objection That the submitted images can be investigated by FIAP to Establish if these Obey to FIAP regulations and definitions Even if the starter is not a member of FIAP; That FIAP will use Means year at ITS disposal for this undertaking; That year Refusal to Cooperate with FIAP or any Refusal to submit the original files as Captured by the camera, or failure to prowide sufficiant evidence, will be sanctioned by FIAP and That in case of sanctions Following the non compliance with FIAP regulations, the name of will be released in the coming year form useful to inform the Breach of the. rules. It is recommended to leave the EXIF data in the rows INTACT submitted in order to ease eventual investigations. "
Exhibition Chairman: Toni Vigo Arjona email@example.com
More information available on web-site of Agrupació Fotogràfica Sant Just (AF Sant Just) http://concurs.afsantjust.com
And the Municipality of Sant Just Desvern www.santjust.cat
A Photo Travel image must express the feeling of a time and place, and portray a land, its distinctive features or culture in its natural state. There are no geographical limitations. Close-up pictures of people or objects must include distinguishable environment. Techniques that add to, relocate, replace or remove any element of the original image, except by cropping, are not permitted. All adjustments must appear natural. Conversion to full monochrome is acceptable. Derivations, including infrared, are unacceptable.
Photo Travel (PTD PSA Definition):
A Photo Travel image expresses the characteristic features or culture of a land as they are found naturally. There are no geographic limitations. Images from events or activities arranged specifically for photography, or of subjects directed or hired for photography are not appropriate. Close up pictures of people or objects must include features that provide information about the environment. Techniques that add, relocate, replace or remove any element of the original image, except by cropping, are not permitted. The only allowable adjustments.
PSA CONDITIONS OF ENTRY:
The exhibition is open to anyone; however, an entry may be rejected when the sponsoring organization or its agent, in its reasonable discretion, believes the entry does not conform to the exhibition rules and conditions.
An entrant’s images will not be presented to the judges consecutively. An entrant’s four images will be distributed throughout four rounds of judging in that section. Distribution of images shall be in the same round order as submitted by the entrant.
Entries must originate as photographs (image-captures of objects via light sensitivity) made by the entrant on photographic emulsion or acquired digitally. By virtue of submitting an entry, the entrant certifies the work as his own (aliases are not permitted). The entrant permits the sponsors to reproduce all or part of the entered material free of charge for publication and/or display in media related to the exhibition. This may include low resolution posting on a website. Note: Entrants who indicate that their images may not be reproduced or used “will not be eligible for awards” or inclusion in audio-visuals of the exhibition “and could be subject to disqualification” by the exhibition sponsors.
The exhibition assumes no liability of any misuse of copyright. Images may be altered, either electronically or otherwise, by the maker. Artwork or computer graphics created by the entrant may be incorporated provided the photographic content predominates, subject to Nature, Photo Travel and Photojournalism divisional restrictions. All final work must be on photographic film, or on electronic file, or on photographic or electronic print material, mounting excepted.
No title or identification of the maker shall be visible anywhere on the face of an image, print mat or mount entered in a PSA Recognized exhibition.
Each image must have a unique title. Once an image has been accepted in a PSA Recognized exhibition, that same image, or a like “in camera” or a “reproduction” duplicate of that image:
i. May not be entered or re-entered in any section of the same Division Star Ratings class in that exhibition regardless of media, format, or title.
ii. May not be re-titled for entry in any other PSA Recognized exhibition, including translation into another language.
iii. Images meeting the Monochrome Definition and non-manipulated color images from the same capture shall be considered the same image and must be given the same title.
iv. PSA members working on Galaxy and Diamond Star Ratings shall be allowed to continue using different titles of monochrome versions and color versions of the same capture that have already been accepted until the required number of acceptances for those titles have been completed.
Words such as “Untitled” and “No Title” are not acceptable as part or all of an image’s title, nor are camera capture filenames.
An image may be entered in only one section where acceptances of that image in multiple sections would be eligible for the same star path.
If at any time, it is determined in the reasonable discretion of the exhibition organizer or the judges before, during, or after the judging of an exhibition that an entrant has submitted entries where one or more images may fail to comply with these Conditions of Entry, including the stated definitions, the exhibition organizers reserve the right to delete the entry from the exhibition and void any or all acceptances or awards in connection with the exhibition. Fees may be forfeited or refunded in these circumstances. The entrant acknowledges that the decision of the exhibition organizers or the judges is final.
In order to ensure that images comply with the Conditions of Entry and definitions, the exhibition organizers may carry out reasonable measures to verify that:
a) the images are the original work of the entrant and
b) the images comply with the rules and definitions as set out in these Conditions of Entry.
These steps include, but are not limited to, questioning any entrant, requiring the submission of RAW files or other digital files representing the original capture of the submitted image(s), confronting the entrant with evidence that one or more submitted images fails to comply with the Conditions of Entry (also known as Entry Rules), and offering the entrant a reasonable opportunity to provide counter evidence to refute the exhibition organizer’s evidence by a set deadline. Such entries that are not cleared or are still questionable after the entrant has presented evidence may be considered in breach of these Conditions of Entry, and declined. Such entries may be referred to PSA for further investigation of possible ethics violations.
PSA retains the right to investigate in any way all complaints/suspicions of breaches of entry conditions, impose sanctions if deemed necessary, void the acceptances of any image found to violate the PSA rules, include the entrant’s name on the list of sanctions provided to Exhibitions, and share such investigations with FIAP. Entrants automatically agree to these terms by the act of entering the Exhibition and agree to cooperate with any investigation.
By entering this exhibition, you are explicitly consenting to the personal details you have supplied, including email addresses, being held, processed and used by the exhibition organizers for purposes associated with this exhibition. You also explicitly consent to such information being sent to organizations that have accorded official recognition, patronage or accreditation to this exhibition. You acknowledge and accept that entering this exhibition means that the status and results of your entry may be made public.