VENUE
Exhibitions will be held in Karachi, Lahore & Islamabad Art Council Galleries respectively

THEME

·         Image category: Share your Best Image (Give Alternative easy and solid same type theme)
·         Video Category:  Short Film/ Documentary

TIMELINES
Submission Period: You may submit your image according to Theme between July 15, 2013 to November 5, 2013

Results & Exhibitions: Main Exhibition ceremony will be held in Al-Hamrha Art council, Lahore at December 11, 2013. Also selected images will be displayed at Art Galleries in Karachi & Islamabad as well.

AWARDS & PRIZES

1st Prize:

  • A Certificate, Nikon Souvenir and Voucher for any Nikon Product worth PKR: 100,000 and valid only Nikon Centers and PKR: 50,000 Cash Prize.

2nd Prize:

  • A Certificate, Nikon Souvenir and Voucher for any Nikon Product worth PKR: 75,000 and valid only Nikon Centers and PKR: 25,000 Cash Prize. This prize is restricted to only on Video Category.

3rd place:

  • A Certificate, Nikon Souvenir and Voucher for any Nikon Product worth PKR: 75,000 and valid only Nikon Centers and PKR: 25,000 Cash Prize.

4th Place:

  • Selected Images by Judges will be displayed in Exhibition (Lahore, Karachi & Islamabad) and awarded Certification of Appreciation.

SUBMISSION GUIDELINE

All categories are restricted to given Theme only.

Image Category

  • Image data files created with any DSLR camera. Images that have been minor retouched using software or by other means will be accepted. (Scans of photographs taken by film cameras are not eligible.)
  • Image data file to provide Higher Resolution image only. Otherwise Entry can be entitled.
  • File format: JPEG
  • File size per JPEG: Up to 20 MB
  • The standard color space for the judging process is sRGB.

Video Category

  • Movie files created using the movie-recording feature of DSLR camera (including medium and large-format cameras).
  • Length: 45 seconds - 180 seconds
  • File size: Up to 200 MB
  • File format: MOV only
  • Any music used must either be copyright-free and performed and recorded by the entrant or a person designated by the entrant (commercial recordings of copyright-free music may not be used) or be works for which the entrant holds the copyright and for which the copyright has not been transferred to a copyright collective or other body.

HOW TO ENTER

FIRST PHASE – SUBMIT ONLINE IMAGE

·  Every participant is bind to submit his/her Hi-Resolution, original Image (without any watermark) within submission timeline i.e. July 15, 2013 to November 10, 2013 through Email along with duly filled Entry Form.

SECOND PHASE – SUBMIT PRINT IMAGE

·         Management will inform the participants to submit the print image through Email/SMS/Facebook Status

·         The participants whose images will be shortlisted for Exhibition, they would have to submit the actual Cost of Frame and Printing Cost of image for image/images display in Exhibition. After the Exhibition, Camtronx will return the frame and Print of Image to participants.

·         Note: Selected Images can win any AWARD & PRIZE from any category.

·         fter reading all the instructions on this page carefully, click on "Download FORM" button at the bottom, fill in the entry form and send image/video at given email address along with entry form.

JUDGING

·         The entries will be judged on their relevance to the given theme, visual appeal (attention grabbing), composition, creativity and overall excellent technical qualities and details submitted with the image.

·         No digital manipulation (adding visual elements to the original image) is not permitted.

·         Entries must be taken from any DSR camera.

  • Judges decision is final and cannot be challenged.

·          Judges are:

  • A
  • B
  • C
  • D

NOTIFICATION TO SELECTED IMAGES

  • Notify to winners through email/SMS/Facebook Status by Dec 2013.

 GENERAL TERMS

  • Let’s not make it complicated for the entrants but these are rules to be followed for reasons of safety.

·         Contest is open to all DSLR USERS.

  • Only two images can be submitted by each User.
  • The submitter has full ownership rights and by submitting it to any Nikon competition means that Nikon-Pakistan/ camtronx is free to use the image on the sites mentioned.
  • Management will not be liable for entries damage due to internet slow speed issues.
  • The management reserves the right of selection
  • Image will be disqualify if watermark and text in the form of name, date etc on it.
  • Images will be used in any place with/without the name of participants.
  • We reserve the right, at our discretion, to disqualify or discount any entrant, image or vote connected to face book likes cast by unfair means.
  • The decision of the judges is final and no correspondence will be entered into.
  • All submissions will the property of Nikon Pakistan and can be reproduced in any context/reference without prior notification.
  • Submission of an entry will be taken to mean acceptance of these terms and conditions.
  • All entries must be received by the advertised closing time and date.
  • All images submitted must be the work of the individual submitting them and must not have been published elsewhere or have won a prize in any other photographic competition. It is the responsibility of each entrant to ensure that any images they submit have been taken with the permission of the subject and do not infringe the copyright of any third party or any laws. Entrants must warrant that the photograph they are submitting is their own work and that they own the copyright for it.
  • Copyright in all images submitted for this competition remains with the respective entrants. However, in consideration of their providing the Competition, each entrant grants a worldwide, irrevocable, perpetual license to Nikon Pakistan to feature any or all of the submitted images in any of their publications, their websites and/or in any promotional material connected to this competition.
  • Only two entries per person maximum. Late, illegible, incomplete, defaced or corrupt entries will not be accepted. No responsibility can be accepted for lost entries and proof of transmission will not be accepted as proof of receipt. Entries must not be sent through agencies or third parties.
  • The winners images and snaps of winner may be required to take part in publicity.
  • The winner’s name and camera model may be disclosed to anyone who writes within one month after the published closing date.
  • The prizes as described are available on the date of publication. All prizes are non-transferable and there are no cash alternatives.
  • Events may occur that render the competition itself or the awarding of the prizes impossible due to reasons beyond the control of the Promoter and accordingly the Promoter may at its absolute discretion vary or amend the promotion and the entrant

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