Rules

1st ZONE PHOTOGRAPHIC Circuit

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GPU LICENSE
L150103-M6G6S6BR20
PSA 2016-041
All-lazen RPS 2016/26
Al Biruni RPS 2016/27
Candranaya RPS 2016/28
ArtPhoto RPS 2016/29
UAP LICENES
2016/001

EPS
2016/01

API
2016-001

Entry Conditions

Welcome to "1st ZONE PHOTOGRAPHIC CIRCUIT". The 1st Asian Circuit organized by two countries, one continent, INDONESIA and UNITED ARAB EMIRATES.

The Circuit consists of 4 Salons, and is open to all photographers from all over the world.

The Salon will be conducted in accordance with the patronages rules and requirements, approved by PSA, UPI, RPS, UAP, EPS and API.

Organizer

Emirates Photographers Society & Art Photography Indonesia.

Sections

There are four sections, all DIGITAL:

  • Open Color (PID/Color)
  • Open Monochrome (PID/Monochrome)
  • Happiness (PID)
  • Water (PID)

Participation

The Circuit is open to anyone; however, an entry may be rejected when the sponsoring organization or its agent, in its reasonable distraction, believes the entry does not conform to the exhibition rules and conditions.

Entries are limited to note more than 4 images per section.

An entrant's 4 images will be distributed throughout four rounds of judging for each section.

There are no restrictions as to subject matter except as outlined in the rules and definition of specific sections.

Entries must originate as photographs (image-captures of objects via light sensitivity) made by the entrant on photographic emulsion or acquired digitally. By virtue of submitting an entry, the entrant certifies the work as his own (aliases are not permitted).

The entrant 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.

Note: Entrants who indicate that their images may not be reproduced or used “will not be eligible for awards” or inclusion in audio-visuals of the exhibition “and could be subject to disqualification” by the exhibition sponsors.

The exhibition assumes no liability of any misuse of copyright. All final work must be on JPG file. Images may be altered, either digitally or otherwise, by the entrant.

Entries must originate as photographs made by the entrant. To be up loaded as digital files through the Circuit's website.

All images will be judge through 4 salons individually.

4 images per section, total of 16 images. All images must be in JPG file format, the file size must be 1920 pixels horizontal and 1080 pixels vertical and should not exceed 2MB. Entry submission signifies acceptant of all rules and conditions of the Circuit.

The Judging of the submitted photos will be through Full HD TV Screens.

Submissions must NOT contain any NUDE materials, any entry having NUDE content will NOT be accepted.

ENTRIES RECEIVED WITHOUT FEES WILL NOT BE JUDGED.
SUBMISSION OF AN ENTRY SIGNIFIES ACCEPTANCE OF THESE RULES & CONDITIONS.

The organizers will exercise care in the handling of the entries but accepts no responsibility for loss or damage howsoever caused.

File name

As the participant wishes. All information needed will be collected from the online entry system. Maximum of 30 characters.

Please do not use invalid characters such as:
/ \ : ? * " <> | ' #

Author copyright

Each entrant owns the copyright of the submitted images. The entrant certifies the work as his/her own. The entrant permits the organizers to reproduce the entered material free of charge for promotional purposes related to the Circuit, like the catalogue, photo CD/DVD and the website, unless specifically stated otherwise by the entrant on the entry form.

The Exhibition/Salon assumes no liability for infringement of copyright.

Catalogue

Each entrant will receive free of charge a best quality digital catalogue of all awarded works on a CD/DVD.
Low resolution images will be used on a CD or website.

Notification card

Each entrant will received via e-mail a report card with the results of the submitted photos. All results will be uploaded in the Salon's website.

Entry fee

One section: 35 US $/32 €
Two Sections: 40 US $/36 €
Three Sections: 45 US $/40 €
Four sections: 50 US $/45 €

Fee payment; please follow the instructions on the website when filling out the entry form. Payment should be in accordance with the entry fees stated there. Cheques are not accepted. Entries for which no or insufficient payment has been received will not be judged.

Payment

Possible ways of payment:

  • PayPal transfer to  info@zonecircuit.com (Preferred method)
  • Western Union transfer to: Saeed Al Shamsi
  • By cash
  • By wire transfer at a Bank Account:
    Saeed Ali Al Shamsi
    IBAN: AE600420000000050043242

    The National Bank of Umm Al Qaiwain
    Dubai Branch
    Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Members of the jury

United Arab Emirates

FIRST SALON (ALHAZEN)
Jassim Al Awadhi, PSUAE, UAE
Naser  Haji, EFIAP, UPI CR2, UAE
Ali Jamal, EPS, SAUDI ARABIA

SECOND SALON (AL-BIRUNI)
Bader Al Nomani, AUP, IRAQ
Moza Al Falasi, EFIAP/b, UPI CR2, UAE
Ahmad Al Dashti, EPS, UAE
Alternative: Yousif Alhosani, EPS, UAE

Indonesia

FIRST SALON ( CANDRANAYA)
Edwin Djuanda, HonCNPS, ARPS, AFIAP, UPI-Hermes, INDONESIA
Deddy Suwanda, PPSA, ARPS, EFIAP, UPI-Cr3, INDONESIA
Indra Prameswara, AFIAP, INDONESIA
Alternative: -

SECOND SALON (ART PHOTO INDONESIA)
Fendy Yeoh, PPSA, AFIAP, INDONESIA
Hendi Suwanda, ARPS, EFIAP, UPI-Cr2, INDONESIA
Vincent Kohar, AFIAP, INDONESIA
Alternative: Djoko Joedaatmadja, EPSA, EFIAP, INDONESIA

Awards

Total Awards 373

Medals (UPI, PSA, UAP, EPS, API)

192

Honorable Mentions (UPI, PSA)

128

Judges choice

48

Best entry per salon

4

Best entry circuit

1

Calendar

Closing date: FEBRUARY 14th 2016
Judging: FEBRUARY 19th, 20th, 21st, 22nd 2016
Notification: MARCH 3rd 2016

Sending digital catalogue (CD/DVD) MAY 9th 2016

Award Ceremony:INDONESIA: MAY 12th 2016, UAE: MAY 16th 2016
Public projection (UAE): MAY 16th 2016 and JUNE 6th 2016
Public projection(Indonesia): MAY 12th 2016 and MAY 18th 2016

Agree with the conditions

SUBMISSION of an entry signifies acceptance of all our conditions.
REJECTION, an entry may be rejected by the organizers if it does not conform to Circuit rules and conditions.

Jury decision

The jury decision is final.

Definitions

PSA definition of Monochrome Photography:

A monochrome image is defined as having varying shades of no more than one color (various shades of that color from very light to very dark) but it may be any single color.

Multi-toned images (various shades of two or more colors) and grayscale images with an added accent color are not acceptable in Monochrome Class sections and must be entered in Color Class sections.

Recognitions

PSA 2016-041, PID-C (OPEN COLOR), PID-M (OPEN MONOCHROME), THEME HAPPINESS (PID),THEME WATER (PID)
RPS LICENSE/All-lazen RPS 2016/26, Al Biruni RPS 2016/27, Candranaya RPS 2016/28,ArtPhoto RPS 2016/29
UPI (GPU) LICENSE/L150103-M6G6S6BR20
UAP LICENSE/2016/001
EPS LICENSE/2016/01
API LICENCE/2016-001

Chairman

Saeed Al Shamsi
E-mail: info@zonecircuit.com 
Tel.: +971506554634

 


 

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