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Global Change Institute Photography Competition 2016
This year’s photography competition theme is: ‘A view from our waterways: the changing landscape for this vital resource’.
Images may simply be about the different facets of water sources: from rivers to our homes, the multitude of uses that our waterways provide for our existence, both in the rural and urban landscapes; challenges and impacts associated with such human activities on our waterways and the innovative solutions that we have put forth or are proposing. Inspirational interpretations of water sources and uses around the world are most welcomed.
Whether you’re a student who photographs as a hobby, a serious photographer or simply looking for photographic inspiration – we’d encourage you to enter.
Contest Prize & TERMS
COPYRIGHT: The deadline for submissions is Monday, 15 August 2016 at 5.00 pm (UTC+10:00 Brisbane).
Winners will be announced on Friday, 26 August 2016. There is no fee associated with entering the competition.
Each entrant may submit a maximum of 3 photos in JPEG format. We will also accept mobile photo entries.
The minimum file size is 10MB per photo.
Minimum pixel size of 2500 high x 3750 wide
Images may not be upsized to fit criteria
The relevant age category as outlined previously must be selected.
Photo submissions must be unpublished.
By submitting an entry, the contestant confirms that he/she owns the right to all his/her photo(s), including intellectual property, and that the rights of a person or persons included in his/her photo(s) (subject) have not been violated.
This is further addressed in the Terms and Conditions section.
Captions are critical. Each photo must be accompanied with a short conceptualisation caption (maximum 100 words). Well-written captions are needed so that judges understand the context of the image. Only captions in English will be accepted for the entry to the competition. USAGE RIGHTS: All entries to the competition must be the photo (that is, “work”) of the entrant and must not have been awarded with a prize in any other photographic competition before. Late, illegible or incomplete submissions and submissions that do not meet the entrance criteria as outlined will not be considered.
The intellectual property rights, including copyright rights, to the work will remain with the photographer. The entrant will be credited wherever possible. By entering the competition, the entrant grants a worldwide, irrevocable, perpetual, non-commercial, non-exclusive royalty-free license to the Global Change Institute and The University of Queensland. This license includes (but is not limited to) the right to use, publish, reproduce and feature any or all aspects of the work in any of the documentation, media work and/or promotion of events by the Global Change Institute.
It is the responsibility of each entrant to ensure that any images they submit have been taken with the consent of the subject and do not infringe their rights, including privacy rights, intellectual property rights, including copyright or any other rights of any person. By entering this competition, all entrants agree to hold Global Change Institute, The University of Queensland and the jury free and harmless of any claims, costs or expenses, including but not limited to damages, arising out of the participation in this competition or any competition-related activities and the acceptance and use, misuse or possession of any prize awarded here under.
The Global Change Institute and The University of Queensland assume no responsibility for any lost submissions to the competition.
The Global Change Institute reserves the right not to award a winner if none of the submissions meets the quality requirements.
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