1. This competition is open for everyone.
  2. Theme: Portrait.
  3. Section: Color / Monochrome.
  4. Participants can submit Maximum of 4 images.
  5. No entry fee
  6. Last date of Submission: 24th July of 2024.
  7. Judging: 28th July of 2024.
  8. Results: 1st August of 2024.
  9. Prizes: Three Telangana Photography Akademi awards and Five special mention certificates.
  10. Selected images will be exhibited at different places in association with our camera clubs network.
  11. All images must be the original work of the artist. Entrants should provide a RAW file if required for Judging.
  12. Participants should submit maximum of 4 images either color or monochrome.
  13. All entries must be submitted online only.
  14. Photos must be in JPG file format, sRGB color profile.
  15. The file size of the individual image, if possible, should not exceed 2 MB. The dimensions of photos must not exceed 1920 pixels and have 72 dpi resolution.
  16. The evaluation of the photos will be made by jurors in Full HD screens.
  17. File Name: Sequence no._Title_Author name.jpg (this format has to be followed)
  18. After judging, on request members should submit high resolution print ready TIFF files to Akademi for exhibition and printing purposes and the files will be deleted after printing for exhibition.
  19. Works entirely created by computer, photomontages, photos with signatures or watermarks are not allowed.
  20. Watermarks or any such identification marks including camera generated date/time are not acceptable and No title or identification of the entrant shall not be visible anywhere on the face of an image.
Jury Rules
Entries will be evaluated by a nominated Jury panel. The judging is anonymous. Judges are not aware of participant’s names or details. The juror will assess the images for visual impact, composition, originality, technique, and creativity and the ability to communicate a message, a feeling, or an emotion. Jury decision will be final.

All participants will receive a report card via e-mail with entry scores. All results will also be published on the website of the competition.

* Exhibition and presentation date may change based on availability of art galleries and also on number of entries received or selected.

Author Copyright
Each participant owns the copyright of the submitted images. The participant certifies the work as his or her own.The entrant allows the contest organizers to use, free of charge, the entered images for promotional purposes related to the photo contest, as a catalogue, calendar, video and website, unless specifically stated otherwise on the registration form by the participant.

Publication Of Images
Each participant is personally responsible for the images submitted to the contest and what has been declared on the entry form. The participant also authorizes the publication and the images, in a different size if necessary, exclusively for matters related to the exhibition, and for teaching, cultural, or non-profit purposes.

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