A World for All: Overcoming Disabilities
The aim of this contest is to show the reality of people with some kind of disability. The photographer should show everyday situations, which are not so different from the rest of the people, and capture the lights and shadows of the people with a disability, regardless of the part of the world they live in. Each photographer is intended to express his/her own point of view about the disability, in order to get a sample of what the disability represents all over the world.
Amateur and professional photographers
from all around the world.
“A World for All: Overcoming Disabilities”. The aim of this contest is to show the reality of people with some kind of disability. The photographer should show everyday situations, which are not so different from the rest of the people, and capture the lights and shadows of the people with disabilities, regardless of the part of the world they livein. Each photographer is intended to Express his/her own point of view about disability, in order to get a sample of what the disability represents all over the world.
Format - Digital.
Number of Works
A maximum of four pieces per photographer, not presented in any previous editions of the present contest.
There are three categories:
- For members of ONCE
- For people with disabilities living in Spain who are not members of ONCE
Only via the Internet (no other way will be accepted). The enrolment and the photographs shall be sent via our website following the instructions Sof the computer programme.
Size and presentation
All images should be in a 72 dpi JPG format, 1,920 pixels on the horizontal or 1080 pixels on the vertical. The sRGB colour space is recommended. Files cannot be over 1000 Kb. We also ask for the same fi les in high resolution (4,000 pixels on the longest side of a 254 dpi JPG format in sRGB or Adobe 1,998 colour space) in order to print the works for the catalogue and the exhibition. The entry to this contest is free.
Participation right - The entry to this contest is free.
The members of the jury are appointed by ONCE and the “FEDERACIÓN DE AGRUPACIONES FOTOGRÁFICAS DEL PAÍS VASCO”, all of them are of renowned prestige in the photographic fi eld:
- Juan ARMENTIA (Título AFIAP)
- Julio TEJADA
- Emilio MUÑOZ
- Vicenç SEMPER, AFIAP (alternate)
The decision shall be unquestionable.
There will be three prizes. Furthermore, the Organization is considering the possibility
of awarding two consolation prizes (one for the best photograph taken by a member of ONCE and the other one for the photograph taken by a person with disabilities who does not belong to ONCE).
€ 1,500, FIAP’s and CEF’s Gold Medal
€ 750, FIAP’s and CEF’s Silver Medal
€ 350, FIAP’s Bronze Medal
Two consolation prizes:
€ 350 each, plus CEF’s Bronze Medal
The corresponding percentage of tax according to national law will be deducted from each winner’s amount.
Credentials of disability or ONCE membership will be requested from the winners of the consolation prizes, if necessary. A trophy donated by the “SOCIEDAD FOTOGRFICA DE GIPUZKOA” in SAN SEBASTIN will be awarded to each of the three winners. The best classifi ed photographer from the Basque Country will receive a trophy from the “Federación de Agrupaciones Fotográfi cas del Pas Vasco” (designed by a craftsman/woman). The winners will receive one point each that will count towards obtaining CEF’s honorific distinctions. The three winners who are resident in the Basque Country will be invited to participate in the Argizaiola Trophy by FAFPV. Each contestant will be eligible to only one prize.
All the awarded works will become part of the ONCE’s photographic library. Entry to this contest implies the contestants’ authorization for the reproduction of their works in any media or for advertising purposes without being eligible to any payment for rights. The participants also authorize the awarded works to be enlarged to the format of 100 x 70 cm, in which case the organization shall contact the authors for a correct reproduction. The organization shall mention the author’s name on all possible reproductions. The contestants are responsible for the nonexistence of third party’s rights or claims of image copyright.
Should any problem not contemplated in these rules arise, it will be solved by the organization itself. The awarding of prizes shall be unquestionable. Entry to this contest means the total acceptance of the present rules. “With the sole act of submitting his/her images or fi les to a salon under FIAP Patronage, the entrant accepts without exception and with no objection that the submitted images can be investigated by FIAP to establish if these obey to FIAP regulations and defi nitions even if the entrant is not a member of FIAP; that FIAP will use any means at its disposal for this undertaking; that any refusal to cooperate with FIAP or any refusal to submit the original fi les as captured by the camera, or failure to provide suffi cient evidence, will be sanctioned by FIAP and that in case of sanctions following the non compliance with FIAP regulations, the name of the entrant will be released in any form useful to inform the breaches of the rules. It is recommended to leave the EXIF data in the submitted fi les intact in order to ease eventual investigations.”
Admission of works: Deadline will be 3 December 2016. Valuation of jury submission: 20 December 2016. Final results will be sent individually to each author before 31 December 2016. A catalogue with a selection of the best works submitted will be published before 30 April 2017. A travelling exhibition will be organized with a selection of the best works.
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