No computer manipulation or image alteration is allowed (such as Photoshop and similar software), however image adjustment (minor color correction, cropping) will be allowed
No watermarks must be placed on the photo/s.
Must be taken with a digital camera and in digital format
Must represent local setting in the Philippines
Must have been taken within two (2) years before the date of entry
Must not have won in any previous photography contest
Must not have been published previously in print or online
Must not show the Philippine flag or Philippine currency
Participant must attest that the photo/s is/are original work created solely by the participant, and he/she owns the right to the photo/s and does not infringe on the copyrights, trademarks, moral rights, rights of privacy/publicity or intellectual property of any person or entity, and that no other party has any right, title, claim or interest in the photograph.
If the photograph/s contain any material or elements that are not owned by the participant and/or subject to the rights of third parties, such as, but not limited to any identifiable person/s, any artwork or copyrighted material, any private property or government property/office, the participant is responsible for obtaining, prior to submission of the photo/s, any and all releases and consents necessary to permit the exhibition and use of the photo/s in connection with this competition. If any person appearing in the photo/s is below 18 years of age, the signature of a parent or legal guardian is required on each release/permit.
THE ONLINE APPLICATION PACKET
Online Application/Entry Form (with participant attesting that he/she has secured the necessary release forms to be submitted if the entry is selected as finalist)
Release/Permit forms [one(1) release form per identifiable person, artwork or copyrighted material, private property or government property/office]
Yellow Pages Directory 2014 Template (for reference purposes only and not to be embedded on the entry)
All entries must be submitted in digital format at www.visualarts.ph, together with a completely filled-out and electronically signed online application form for the contest, (also found in www.visualarts.ph). In the application form, the participant should clearly indicate information about the photographer (full name, telephone number/s, email address, residential address, date of birth, school and location/ address, course, year to graduate) and information about the entry (title, date of shoot, location of shoot, camera brand/model used, description of the photo and/or how it relates to the theme).
Submission of entries will begin on October 16, 2013 until February 7, 2014 at 11:59pm. Any entry submitted after the deadline will not qualify for the contest.
An interested participant may submit up to three (3) entries.
MODE OF SUBMISSION: All entries must be uploaded to www.visualarts.ph
DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSION OF ENTRIES: Friday, February 7, 2014 at 11:59pm
All winners (Top 50 Finalists, People’s Choice for Luzon, Visayas,
Mindanao, Top 4 Major Winners including: Grand Prize Winner, Second Prize Winner, Third Prize Winner, Fourth Prize Winner, Fifth Prize Winner) permit the free use of his/her name and/or photograph, as well as the name of his/her school, in any publicity, broadcast, telecast, or online account in relation to this competition. All winners agree to transfer ownership of their winning entry to DPC who may use the photograph for any purpose it may see fit, such as, but not limited to the covers of the DPC-PLDT telephone directories, exhibits, publicity and other advertising and merchandising materials.