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Algarve Photo Salon 2013

The 38th ALGARVE PHOTO SALON is in accordance to the regulations of FIAP - International Federation of Photographic Art – 2013/146  is open to all photographers of the world, with the exception of members of the jury and the organizer of the exhibition.

THEMES

A – Open Color 
B – Open Monochrome 
C – Travel 
D - Nature

1 – All the photos must be Digital and the subjects are at the free choice of the competitors.

2 – A maximum of 4 photos will be accepted for each section. The entrants are not allowed to send more than 16 digital works.

3 -The photos may be created using traditional or digital technology, however, the organizers will only accept the final photo in a digital file, in JPG format. The same image cannot be enrolled for more than one category.

4 - Images must be in JPEG format 8-10 compression. The image must not exceed 1920 pixels wide by 1080 pixels high including any borders. Image file size must not exceed 2MB (2024kB). The Image title has to match with entry form format: 

          Theme#_Country_Lastname_Firstname_Image Title.jpg    

                                                                       (ex. A1_USA_Smith_Jonh_Blue Sky.jpg)

5 - The organizer may use the images freely, without the application of copyright for the appropriate promotion of the exhibition (CD, press, TV).

6 - By virtue of submitting an entry, the entrant certifies the work as his own and permits the sponsors to reproduce all or part of the entered material free of charge for publication and/or display in media related to the exhibition. This may include low resolution posting on a website. The exhibition assumes no liability for any misuse of copyright.

7 - The judges decisions are irrevocable.

8 - Entries will not be judged without an entry form together with the full payment of entry fee.

9 - By submitting their images, the authors accept the conditions of the contest.

10 - The images may be submitted on the web site www.racal-clube.pt, with the entry form and the payment by Paypal. We do not accept other payments.

11- NATURE FIAP Definition - Nature photography depicts living, untamed animals and uncultivated plants in a natural habitat, geology and the wide diversity of natural phenomena, from insects to icebergs.
Photographs of animals which are domesticated, caged or under any form of restraint, as well as photographs of cultivated plants are ineligible.
Minimal evidence of humans Is acceptable for nature subjects, such as barn owls or storks, adapting to an environment modified by humans, or natural forces, like hurricanes or tidal waves, reclaiming it.
The original image must have been taken by the photographer, whatever photographic medium is used. Any manipulation or modification to the original image is limited to minor retouching of blemishes and must not alter the content of the original scene.
After satisfying the above requirements, every effort should be made to use the highest level of artistic skill in al) nature photographs.

12 -  Sections A and B - Open Color and Open Monochrome, all jobs are admitted. The same can portray any subject.

13 - The jury reserves the right to not attribute prizes in sections A, B, C and D in case that they consider that conditions for its attributes are not congregated.

CALENDAR
Closing date: 28 th April
Judging: 12 th May
Notification: 19 th May by email
Public showing: 2 nd June 
Results posted on www.racal-clube.pt  
Dispatch of the prizes: 15th June
Catalog: Each entrant will receive a high quality salon catalogue on CR-Rom - Dispatch at 1 st July, also available in www.racal-clube.pt on PDF format 

ENTRY FEE
1 Section - 18€ 
2 Section - 25€ 
3 Section - 30€ 
4 Section - 35€

PRIZES PER CATEGORY

OPEN Color 

FIAP GOLD MEDAL
FIAP SILVER MEDAL
FIAP BRONZE MEDAL
3 Hon MENTION

OPEN Monochrome 

FIAP GOLD MEDAL
FIAP SILVER MEDAL
FIAP BRONZE MEDAL
3 Hon MENTION

NATURE

FIAP GOLD MEDAL
FIAP SILVER MEDAL
FIAP BRONZE MEDAL
3 Hon MENTION

TRAVEL

FIAP GOLD MEDAL
FIAP SILVER MEDAL
FIAP BRONZE MEDAL
3 Hon MENTION

CONTACTS

Web site   www.racal-clube.pt

Email  algarvephotosalon@gmail.com 

MEMBERS OF THE JURY

Jovelino Matos Almeida - EFIAP
Ana Abrão - EFIAP
João Taborda  - EFIAP
Eduardo Santos – ESFIAP
 

Contest Country: 
Portugal
Contest Prize: 
medal
Contest Theme: 
Open
Nature