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PORTRAIT INTERNATIONAL PHOTOGRAPHY COMPETITION
WHERE CREATIVES COMPETE
Open to professional and amateur photographers
18 years old and older
Each photo submitted in the context of the Competition must comply with the conditions set out below:
4 photos submissions
The photo must not contain any watermark, logo, signature or any other form of identification;
adding background-texture-effects are allowed in all subcategories
AI (artificial intelligence) type effects are NOT allowed;
The photo must have a title;
The photo can be submitted with or without a mat;
The color profile of the photo is: Adobe RGB1998;
The photo can be in color or in black and white;
The format of the photo is: jpg;
Photo compression is: 10-12;
The maximum size of photos submitted per major category is: 10 MB;
The size of the photo is: 5,120 x 2,880 or 2,880 x 5,120 pixels;
The photo must have been taken by the Participant;
The photo must not infringe the rights of third parties or damage the reputation of anyone or constitute defamation;
The photo must not contain obscene or immoral material.
Contest Prize & TERMS
Prize and mentions: Trophy | Publishing online | Publication in the annual book | Website link | Ribbon | Certificate | Digital seal Not eligible to enter? - Find contest where you are.
COPYRIGHT: Participant’s rights. The Participant remains the exclusive owner of the copyrights in the photos he has submitted in the Contest.
License. By submitting his photos to the Organizer in the context of the Contest, the Participant grants the Organizer a non-exclusive, perpetual, irrevocable, worldwide, royalty-free license, with the right to grant sublicenses, allowing the Organizer to:
Administer the Contest, including sharing the Participant’s photos with the judges to determine the winners;
Reproduce the Participant’s photos on its social media, website, promotional materials and publications concerning the Organizer, regardless of their format;
Present the Participant’s photos in public, for example in an exhibition;
Reproduce the Participant’s photos in a souvenir book and commercialize such a souvenir book; and
Reproduce the Participant’s photos in the context of a quarterly review by the Organizer on its website and platforms.
Moral rights. Although the Organizer is committed to the integrity of the Participant’s photos submitted for the Contest, the Participant acknowledges and accepts that certain characteristics of his photos may be altered or modified at the time of reproduction of the photos. For example, variations in colour may occur when the photos are printed in the Organizer’s souvenir book. The format of the photos could also be modified to adapt it to the material in which the photos will be reproduced.
Credit. The Organizer agrees to mention the name and credit of the Participant when using the Participant’s photos in accordance with the license contained in these participation rules. The Organizer will use its best efforts to notify any third party to whom it grants a sublicense in the photos of the nature and extent of this credit. Any accidental or unintentional failure to comply with this paragraph will not be considered a material breach of the Organizer’s obligations under these participation rules if the Organizer proves that it has given the third party notice of such obligations. The Organizer will use its best efforts to correct and rectify the situation.
Third-party rights. By submitting his photos to the Organizer for the Contest, the Participant represents and warrants to the Organizer that the photos are free of any third-party rights and, if applicable, that he has obtained any necessary authorization or waiver from third parties in order for the Participant to submit his photos for the Contest and to allow the Organizer and any third party to whom the Organizer grants a sublicense in the photos to use the Participant’s photos for the purposes set forth in these participation rules. The Organizer reserves the right to request written proof of any such third-party authorization or waiver. Failure of a Participant to provide any such proof within the time period provided by the Organizer will result in automatic disqualification from the Contest, without refund of the entry fee.
Prohibited Practice. Participant agrees not to submit photos generated or otherwise created using automated algorithmic processing. Such processing is defined as any technology integrating a rules-based system, regression analysis, predictive analytics, machine learning, deep learning, a neural network, or other technique intended to substitute for the creative judgment of or the exercise of talent by the Participant. In the event of a violation of this section, any prizes won by the Participant will be forfeited, Organizer may exclude the Participant from all future contests and may pursue all remedies to enforce its rights. In addition, Organizer reserves the right to assess a penalty of 5000,00$CAN for each breach of this obligation. USAGE RIGHTS: The photo will be used on our website, annual book, social media
on any media and on a worldwide basis, or for publicity purposes or for any other purpose deemed appropriate.
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