Photography Magazine Extra
PHOTO CONTEST – OFFICIAL RULES
WHO MAY ENTER
The Contest is open to all amateur and professional photographers, age 18 and older, and to amateur photographers under the age of 18 with parents’ permission. Parents must submit and email with their permission along with the images to be entered.
HOW TO ENTER
To enter, include your name, address, telephone number, email address, and photo caption. Submit images to firstname.lastname@example.org
Photographs must be in digital format. Only online entries will be eligible. All digital files entered must be in JPEG format, and must be 1,200 pixels wide (if a horizontal image) or 1,200 pixels tall (if a vertical image). Our magazine is right-clicked disabled to protect the artists.
The photograph must be a single work of original material taken by the Contest entrant. By entering the Contest, entrant represents, acknowledges, and warrants that the submitted photograph is an original work created solely by the entrant, that the photograph does not infringe on the copyrights, trademarks, moral rights, rights of privacy/publicity or intellectual property rights of any person or entity, and that no other party has any right, title, claim, or interest in the photograph.
The photograph must not, in the sole and unfettered discretion of the Sponsor, contain obscene, provocative, defamatory, sexually explicit, or otherwise objectionable or inappropriate content.
First Place – The first place winner will be awarded the Photographer of the Month title in our magazine. This will include a full page article with your artist bio, a link to your website, display of your best photography images and several press releases announcing that you won the contest will be released. The winner will also be featured in our Winner of Photography Contest Announcement page. The page is designed to promote you as an artist and display your work. Your images may appear throughout the magazine with full credits at any time in the future.
Second Place – The second place winner will have their winning image appear on the front page or our magazine with full credits and a short artist bio with a link to your website. The winner will also be featured in our Winner of Photography Contest Announcement page. Several press releases announcing that you won second place in the contest will be released shortly after the contest. The prize is designed to promote you as an artist and display your work. Your images may appear throughout the magazine with full credits at any time in the future.
Third Place – The third place winner will have their winning image used throughout the magazine with full credits listed with each use. The winner will also be featured in our Winner of Photography Contest Announcement page. Several press releases announcing that you won third place in the contest will be released shortly after the contest. The prize is designed to promote you as an artist and display your work. Your images may appear throughout the magazine with full credits at any time in the future.
Please supply the proper information to us at the time of entry. If we do not contact you for any reason you may contact us at 732-821-0915.
Winners will be chosen on the last day of Fall 2018 and will be notified by email. Decisions of the judges are final and binding. We are looking for landscape images in our contest. Humans are allowed of course but the main theme is landscape and travel.
If the photograph contains any material or elements that are not owned by the entrant and/or which are subject to the rights of third parties, and/or if any persons appear in the photograph, the entrant is responsible for obtaining, prior to submission of the photograph, any and all releases and consents necessary to permit the exhibition and use of the photograph in the manner set forth in these Official Rules without additional compensation. If any person appearing in any photograph is under the age of majority in their state/province/territory of residence the signature of a parent or legal guardian is required on each release.
Upon Sponsor’s request, each entrant must be prepared to provide (within seven (7) calendar days of receipt of Sponsor’s request) a signed release from all persons who appear in the photograph submitted, and/or from the owner of any material that appears in the photograph entry, authorizing Sponsor to reproduce, distribute, display, and create derivative works of the entry in connection with the Contest and promotion of the Contest, in any media now or hereafter known. All releases must be in the form provided by Sponsor. Failure to provide such releases upon request may result in disqualification at any time during the Contest and selection of an alternate winner.
Copyright of the images will remain at all times with the photographer.
Images will be used strictly in connection with the awards and will not be used for any other marketing purposes other than to promote Awards. Images will not be resold or used for commercial purposes by any other third party. By entering the Contest, all entrants grant an irrevocable, perpetual, worldwide non-exclusive license to Photography Magazine Extra, to display images in Photography Magazine Extra and any marketing materials (along with a name credit) in connection with the Contest and promotion of the Contest, in any media now or hereafter known, including, but not limited to: online highlighting entries or winners of the Contest and any use in Photography Magazine Extra.
LIMITATION OF LIABILITY
By entering this Contest, all entrants agree to release, discharge, and hold harmless Photography Magazine and its partners, affiliates, subsidiaries, advertising agencies, agents and their employees, officers, directors, and representatives from any claims, losses, and damages arising out of their participation in this Contest or any Contest-related activities and the acceptance and use, misuse, or possession of any prize awarded hereunder.
Photography Magazine Extra assumes no responsibility for any error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, or delay in operation or transmission; communications line failure; theft or destruction of or unauthorized access to Contest entries or entry forms; or alteration of entries or entry forms.
Entries void if the Sponsor determines the photograph to not be an original, or if the entries are illegible, incomplete, damaged, irregular, altered, counterfeit, produced in error or obtained through fraud or theft.
The Sponsor reserves the right to verify the validity and originality of any entry and/or entrant (including an entrant’s identity and address) and to disqualify any entrant who submits an entry that is not in accordance with these Official Rules or who tampers with the entry process. Failure by the Sponsor to enforce any of its rights at any stage does not constitute a waiver of those rights.
RIGHT TO CANCEL OR SUSPEND CONTEST
If for any reason the Contest is not capable of running as planned, due to infection by computer virus, bugs, worms, trojan horses, denial of service attacks, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, or any other causes beyond the control of AHM that corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity, or proper conduct of this Contest, AHM reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to disqualify any individual(s) who tamper with the entry process, and/or to cancel, terminate, modify, or suspend the Contest. If Sponsor elects to cancel or terminate the Contest, Sponsor will not retain any rights in the submitted photographs and will return the fees submitted with each entry.