Eyes on Asia Award Photo Contest

Category Definitions

  • People: Uplifting and inspiring photographs of people who call Asia & Oceania their home. From Eastern Turkey to the islands of Indonesia and Japan, we want portraits and pictures of people at work or play, at home or in a religious setting.
  • Nature and Cityscapes: This category includes urban landscapes and depictions of nature images. Landscape’s are images of the visible features of an area, including physical elements such as landforms, living elements of flora and fauna, abstract elements like lighting and weather conditions, and human elements like human activity and the built environment.
  • Travel Folio: A four to six shot collection that tells a story about a person or a place. The essay must be Asian/Oceanic themed and shot in Asia & Oceania. It can’t be depressing or shocking.
  • Sense of Place: A single picture that tells a complete story about a place and gives a powerful impression of what it’s like to be there. Must include basic elements like people and landscape.

Rules

  • The Eyes on Asia Awards competition is open to all photographers both amateur and professional in their respective categories. A professional is defined as someone who makes more than US$1,000 per month on combined images sold or photography services.
  • By entering the competition you hereby accept these Competition Rules and the Terms and Conditions.

Entry Conditions

  • Closing date of all entries: Entries and the entry fee must be received by midnight on 31th October 2013. This is the final deadline.
  • Before 30 June 2013, The entry fee is USD$15.00 per image for professionals and $10 for amateurs, no limit on the number of images that can be entered. After 1st July 2013 the Entry Fee is $20 per image for professionals and $15 per image for amateurs.
  • To enter, you must upload your Entry(s) at the following website: www.eyesonasiaawards.com (the ‘Website’), following the on-screen instructions carefully.
  • Entrants may enter as many images as you wish (the ‘Entry’ or ‘Entries’) in the competition. Each entry must be entered into a category. Entrants may enter all their entries into one category, or any of the four Categories: People, Nature, Travel-folio and Sense of Place.
  • 11. Entrants must upload their entries as digital files at www.www.eyesonasiaawards.com and comply with the following specifications:

• sRGB or Adobe98 colour space, 8-bit;
• Measure 1000 Pixels on the longest side;
• Be saved as a JPEG at a setting of 10 (100%) higher.

  • Winning entrants must also be able to provide a high-resolution or RAW digital file suitable for offset printing and to confirm no manipulations of the images have been made. Only minor burning, dodging and/or color correction is acceptable, as is cropping. High dynamic range images (HDR) and stitched panoramas are NOT acceptable. Any changes to the original photograph not itemized here are unacceptable and will render the photograph ineligible for a prize.
  • There is no time or date restriction on when the image was taken. However, we would like to see fresh and exciting photography. Please no copies of previous awards winners. A previous winner from another contest will be disqualified.

Judging Conditions

  • Judging will be blind. No names or other indicators are allowed in or on the entry that could indicate who is the author of the entry.
  • Each entry will be scored by the five (5) separate judges.
  • The judging process is as follows:

• Each entry will be judged in its category and the judges’ scores will be averaged to produce a final score. The images will be rated on a scale of 1 (lowest) through 6 (highest).
• The entry with the highest final score within each category will be deemed the category winner.
• In the case of a category tie, the judges’ 3 individual scores for each entry will be added together to produce a score tie calculation. The entry with the highest score tie calculation will be deemed the winner.
• In the event that entries in a category are still tied at the end of the judging process, those images will be re-judged by a further independent judging panel to produce the winner. • The top 5 placed entries from each category (the ‘Finalist Entries’) will be selected (as outlined above) and continue through to the final round of judging.
• The finalist entries will be judged by a panel of elite judges. Their scores will be averaged to produce a final score.
• The finalist entry with the highest final score will be deemed the major prize winner.
• In the case of a tie, the judges’ individual scores for each Finalist Entry will be added together to produce a score tie calculation. The Finalist Entry with the highest score tie calculation will be deemed the winner.
• In the event that Finalist Entries are still tied at the end of the judging process, those Entries will be re-judged by the panel of elite judges to determine the winner.

  • The winner from each category will be selected and announced from the 1st of December 2013 as results come to hand.
  • The Grand Prize and overall winner of the contest will be announced on-line from the 1st of December 2013.
  • All terms and conditions are subject to change without notice.

Image Copyright & Usage

  • Copyright of the images will remain at all times with the photographer.
  • Images will be used strictly in connection to the awards and will not be used for any other marketing purposes other then the exhibition of the winners and to promote the Eyes on Asia Awards. Images will not be resold or used by any other third party. If there is a request for such, we will forward that request to the photographers.

One Overall Winner – will be named “Eyes on Asia Photographer of the Year” (must enter at least two categories, one of which must be the Travel-folio)
Cash prize depending on the number of entries. The more entries, the higher the prize depending on our ‘jackpot’. The jackpot increases $1 with every image submitted. Please refer to the ‘Grand Prize Jackpot’ for the updated amount.
Eyes on Asia Travel Photography Getaway to Myanmar worth US$5,000 including airfare from Singapore
Portabrace Camera Bag worth 130 USD
Additional prizes depend on sponsors

Travel-Folio Winners
Professionals
Cash US$1000
Eyes on Asia Workshop vouchers worth $1,000
Resort stay at Banyan Tree/Angsana Phuket worth 6436 USD
Additional prizes depend on sponsors

Amateurs
Cash US$1000
Eyes on Asia Workshop vouchers worth $1,000
Resort stay at Velassaru worth 4370 USD
Additional prizes depend on sponsors

Winner in category: People
Professionals Cash US$500
Eyes on Asia Workshops vouchers worth $250
Resort stay at Banyan Tree Yunnan worth 4030 USD
Additional prizes depend on sponsors

Amateurs
Cash US$500
Eyes on Asia Workshops vouchers worth $250
Resort stay at Banyan Tree Vietnam worth 2910 USD
Additional prizes depend on sponsors

Winner in category: Nature
Professionals
Cash US$500
Eyes on Asia Workshops vouchers worth $250
Resort stay at Kurumba Maldives worth 5500 USD
Additional prizes depend on sponsors

Amateurs
Cash US$500
Eyes on Asia Workshops vouchers worth $250
Resort stay at Villa Maly & Kamu Lodge, Laos worth 1000 USD
Additional prizes depend on sponsors

Winner in category: Sense of Place Professionals
Cash US$500
Eyes on Asia Workshops vouchers worth $250
Resort stay at Oberoi Lombok worth 4200 USD
Additional prizes depend on sponsors

Amateurs
Cash US$500
Eyes on Asia Workshops vouchers worth $250
Resort stay at Heritage Suites Cambodia worth 1500 USD
Additional prizes depend on sponsors

All photographers placed 2nd-5th will win 100 $ Workshop Vouchers by Eyes on Asia. The vouchers can be used for workshops in Singapore and/or photography tours by Eyes on Asia.

All winning images (1st-5th) will be part of the Awards exhibition (s).

All entries received before June 30th stands a chance to win additional shopping vouchers (6×50 SGD) by Red Dot Photo Singapore.

INFORMASI RESMI

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