Entry Terms & Conditions

General:

  • The exhibition is promoted by The Committee for Perth and is open to their members and stakeholders as well as members of Perth Centre for Photography.
  • The competition is free to enter.
  •  Submission of entry is evidence of the photographer's consent to these terms and conditions.
  • The photographic competition opens on 5 December 2016 and closes on 1 November 2017.
  • A cash prize of $1500 will be awarded to the overall winner and $500 to the best photograph submitted by a young photographer (under 21).
  • Competition results will be announced at the Committee for Perth End of Year event – date to be confirmed. The overall winner and under 21s winner will be notified by post.
  • Selected images will be displayed at the Committee for Perth End of Year event and all entries will be featured in the last e-newsletter for 2016 or first in 2017.
  • Images submitted as part of the competition will form a beautiful collection that will be used by the Committee for Perth in a range of publications.
  • The author of the image(s) retains the copyright ownership; however, by entering the competition, all entrants agree to allow their images to be published in the proposed exhibition and any subsequent Committee for Perth publications, in print, broadcast or online for Committee for Perth marketing, research and media purposes for a period of up to five years.
  • All entrants whose work is published agree to allow their images to be exhibited on a public website promoting the competition. Images used on the competition website will be low-resolution.
  • All images used in the exhibition, on the website or in subsequent Committee for Perth marketing material will be marked with the copyright symbol and the photographer's name as given on the entry form.
  • The Committee for Perth reserves the right to use the images in other areas and publications. Photographers will not be contacted every time a photo is reproduced but will be acknowledged by name.
  • It is the photographer's responsibility to obtain appropriate written permission from the people who appear in their images.
  • The judging committee is comprised of members from the Committee's Working Groups. 
  • The winning photographs will be considered by the judges to best represent an aspect of Perth’s lifestyle. Consideration will also be given to clarity of detail, interesting behaviour, aesthetics and composition and names of photographers will not be revealed to the judges.
  • The judges’ decisions are final and binding on every person who enters and no correspondence will be entered into.

Submissions:

  • All entries must be submitted with entry details as described herein.
  • Images can only be submitted in digital format via our online submission system at www.committeeforperth.com.au. Any entries received after 1 November will not be eligible for judging.
  • An entry form with entrant's contact details and image details must be completed and submitted with your images.
  • Please submit images as best possible quality JPG or TIFF files (unzipped). Finalist images may be printed on canvas up to A1 in size. Therefore, the submitted work must be of sufficiently high quality (eg. sharp, clear, good contrast, well-exposed images) for the reproduction and printing process.
  • Entry identification - the file must be named the same as your given name, followed by your family name, then an underscore, followed by the entry number 1-5. Do not use spaces or any other punctuation e.g. if Joe Bloggs was naming his second entry, it would read JoeBloggs_2.jpg.
  • Images must have been taken after 5 December 2016.
  • Images presented for judging must be 100% photographic in origin. Composite images are not accepted. Images may not be digitally enhanced other than cropped or resized to suit required format. All aspects of the image must have been produced by the entrant (including all post production work).
  • Each entrant may submit up to five images.
  • Entries must not have been published, exhibited or have won a public competition previously.
  • No date or time, titles or marks which may identify the author are permitted on the image itself.
  • The promoter's  decision in relation to any aspects of the competition is final and binding on every person who enters and no correspondence will be entered into.
  • Images will not be returned.