RULES

PARTICIPANTS

 

The competition is open to anyone who wishes to participate.

Members of the organising association, collaborators and/or sponsors are not allowed to participate.

THEME

Speleology and its environment.

PRIZES 

Only one prize will be awarded per participant.

1st  Prize:          800 €

2nd Prize:         400 €

3rd Prize:          300 €

Two mentions of 100 € each will also be awarded.

 

REGISTRATION

In order to participate, each author must submit their registration data and a maximum number of 5 photographs.

Only digital works will be accepted.

Registration data will be provided in a text document and should include the following information:

  • Author’s name

  • Email address

  • Phone

  • Country

  • Number and title of photographs submitted

PRESENTATION

 

The technique is free.

 

Photographs must be in JPEG or TIFF format and should be converted to RGB color space with color profile embedded. They should have a minimum resolution of 300 pixels per inch (ppi) and its smallest side must be of at least 2000 pixels.

 

Image files should be named as follows: photo title - author's name and surname - author's country of residence (or country for which he/she wishes to participate).

Example: Title - Name Surname - Country

 

Works submitted in previous editions of this contest and those awarded in any other contest organized by third parties, will not be accepted.

 

 

SUBMISSION AND DEADLINE

Works and registration data should be sent, preferably using the services of wetransfer.com, to the following e-mail address: photoger2021@gmail.com.

 

Files must be submitted between August 1 and September 6, 2021, both days included. All participants will receive confirmation of receipt of their works.

 

JURY

The jurors will be chosen from among persons of recognized expertise in the speleological and photographic communities. The composition of the jury will be announced on www.photoger.es before September 1, 2021.

The jury will evaluate both the technical and artistic quality of the works, as well as the inspiration that emerges from them. Together with the organizing committee, they reserve the right to decide on cases not foreseen in these rules. Their decision will be final and unappealable. It will be communicated to the authors and, later on, made public on October 18, 2021.

 

EXHIBITION

A selection of the works submitted to the competition will be available online at www.photoger.es starting October 18, 2021.

 

An exhibition of 25 photographs will be on display at the Casa de la Cultura in Aranda de Duero from October 18 to 30. This sample can also be exhibited later wherever it is requested.

 

The G. E. Ribereño will manage the printing and presentation of the photographs, assuming all the expenses involved.

The organization may contact the authors to inquire about the printing preferences for their works and request, if necessary, a higher resolution version.

 

LEGAL ASPECTS

Participants declare that they are the authors of each work they submit to the contest and that they own all rights to it. The authors are fully responsible for any claim for image rights that may arise.

 

The winning works will remain the exclusive property of the G. E. Ribereño and may only be used for cultural and informative purposes, always quoting their authors.

 

The works selected and printed for exhibition may be reproduced in books, catalogues, magazines, posters or any other support for the promotion and dissemination of caving, without any lucrative rights for the organisers or third parties. The G. E. Ribereño guarantees that they will always cite the authors, who disinterestedly cede the rights of reproduction to the organization for this purpose.

 

Participation in the contest implies the acceptance of each and every one of the sections of these rules and the indisputable decision of the jury. The organizing committee and the jury may resolve any unforeseen situation.

All personal data of the participants will be treated with the highest confidentiality by the organization, as established in the Spanish Organic Law 3/2018, of December 5, on the Protection of Personal Data and guarantee of digital rights, according to the Regulation (EU) 2016/679 of the European Parliament. Participants may contact the organization at any time to exercise their rights of access, rectification, limitation or deletion of their data by sending an email to photoger2021@gmail.com.

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