Friday, March 21, 2014

21/03/14: World Aquaculture Adelaide 2014 - "Aquaculture Digital Photography Competition"

Photographers of all levels are invited to
submit digital photographic work on the
theme of Aquaculture and, in particular,
the tag line of ‘Create, Nurture, Grow’.
Submissions accepted from 5 April – 1 May 2014.

Submit your entries HERE.

Terms & Conditions:
Entry fee: Free
Eligibility: Open to all photographers, amateur to pro, worldwide.
Categories: There are two categories -
1. Students (under 18 years of age as a

t 30 April 2013).
Students must provide proof of their student status
(Student ID or verification by an advisor/teacher/
parent) and student ID.
2. Open (any age)

2nd Prize – AU$750
3rd Prize – AU $500
STUDENTs: 1st Prize – AU $750
2nd Prize – AU $500
3rd Prize – AU $250
Winning photographs in each category will be printed as
posters and showcased at the WAA14 conference

Bottlenose dolphin of the NMMP on mineclearanc...
Bottlenose dolphin of the NMMP on mineclearance operations, with locator beacon. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)
The Judges and Selection Process:
Initial judging will be carried out by a committee panel, the final 20 works will be viewed by a Judges Panel comprised of:
Our 3 judges will be looking for images that illustrate the Aquaculture theme in interesting ways that engage the viewer; originality and creativity, image quality, and
overall artistic merit. If your entry is judged in the top three in your division by the Selection and Judges Panel you will be awarded one of three major cash prizes.

Use Rights:
Each artist retains all copyrights to their own images BUT it is a condition of entry that the contestants grant Perendale Publishers Limited the full rights to use the winning images for the purpose of promoting aquaculture in published articles and in social media and web sites. With any use of images Perendale Publishers Limited will acknowledge the artists however this will be without further contact or compensation. Winning photographs will also be on display at the WAA14 conference venue.

Submission Specifications, Format & Reproduction:

  • All entries must be submitted online to by midnight, Australian Eastern Standard Time, 1 May 2014.
  • Each artist may submit a maximum of 2 photos.
  • Work may be colour or black & white in portrait or landscape format
  • Your photos should be of a 2 x 3 ratio, 300 dpi RGB JPG or JPEG file. Photos outside these specifications will be accepted, but may be cropped and adjusted to comply with these specifications.
  • Works will be enlarged and reproduced to the scale of approximately 20” x 30”. Therefore, the submitted work must be of sufficiently high quality (eg. sharp, clear, good contrast, well-exposed images) for the reproduction and printing process.
*Acceptance notice: Everyone who submits an entry will receive an email notification of receipt. Following the judging process a second email will be sent notifying you of the outcome.*

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