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Photo Contest Rules- MOST UPDATED

Photo Contest Rules- MOST UPDATED

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Published by: gethealthyharlem on May 17, 2011
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GetHealthyHarlem.org Photo Contest
Share your view of Northern Manhattan and win a prize
Why photographs?
GetHealthyHarlem.org (GHH) is a website that provides health informationand resources for residents of Northern Manhattan. It is also a social networking site, whichmeans that GHH is a place where users can post events, blog and share information. We want tofeature visual images of health in Northern Manhattan
the people, places and things that affectour wellness.
Who we are
: GHH is a project of the Harlem Health Promotion Center (HHPC). HHPC is one of 37 Prevention Research Centers funded by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention andaffiliated with Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health. We are located in theheart of Harlem on 125
Street and have been serving the Northern Manhattan and MetropolitanNew York City community since 1990. GHH was launched in 2008 and the Northern Manhattancommunity has been engaged in all aspects of website development and planning from its look and feel to content and marketing.
What does health in Northern Manhattan mean to you?
Description: Through your photographs you can show what it means to be healthy in thiscommunity
or the health challenges you face here. Where do you walk, run, jump rope? Whatgym do you go to? Where do you buy your food or love to eat? Do you love to cook? What kindsof things do you do to keep your spirit and mind at peace? How do you get social support to stayhealthy or to take care of you when you have a problem? How do you keep yourself healthyoverall? You can also provide photographs showing what these topics mean to someone you careabout.
Deadline for photograph submission:
 Friday, June 3, 2011
Email photographs to: gethealthyharlem@gmail.comHow to Enter
Who is eligible and what does it cost?i.
The contest is open to everyone over 18 years of ageii.
There is no fee required for photo submission2.
What you need to fill out:i.
One Contestant Contact Information form per Contestant, see page 5ii.
A Photograph Description form for each photograph submitted, see page 6iii.
If photographs include discernable individual(s), Contestants are responsible forhaving a consent form signed by the individual(s) photographed, see page 73.
Each Contestant may submit a total of ten photographs
No more than ten photographs will be included in the judging process from eachContestant should a Contestant submit more than ten photographsiii.
Winners of the contest may be required to show identification of being theContestant who submitted the photographiv.
GetHealthyHarlem.org (GHH) and the Harlem Health Promotion Center (HHPC)are not responsible for lost, late, damaged, or corrupted, or misdirectedsubmissionsv.
All photograph submissions with the exception of the winners and honorablementions will be discarded
Photograph Guidelines
Photograph specificsi.
Photographs should capture people, places, and culture around the NorthernManhattan neighborhood that show how you and people you know stay healthy,or find barriers to being healthyii.
Photographs should capture your interpretation of the theme:
What does health in Northern Manhattan mean to you?
Photographs shall be saved in the following image files: GIFF, JPEG, PNG, orTIFFiv.
Files shall be at least 300 ppiv.
Files shall be emailed to gethealthyharlem@gmail.com  vi.
Photographs that are inappropriate, indecent or obscene, as determined by thestaff of Harlem Health Promotion Center (HHPC) shall be disqualified2.
Photographs must be submitted by the original photographerii.
The original photographer must be the sole owner of the copyright of any filessubmittediii.
Alterations and manipulations of photograph is prohibited except for cropping,red eye removal, and or contrast and brightness adjustmentiv.
By entering the contest, the Contestant authorizes thatA)
He or she is the author and copyright holder of the submitted photographB)
The photograph is an original work of the photographer; andC)
The photograph does
not infringe any other person’s or entity’s rights
Contestants retain the copyright to their photographs, and all rights thereto, exceptas followsA)
HHPC shall have the right to edit, adapt, and publish any or all of thewinning photographs, and may use them in any media in associationwith the Contestant and or the promotion of the GHH website and any of 
HHPC’s events and project, wi
thout compensation to the Contestant foran unlimited amount of timeB)
By entering the contest, Contestants agree to have their submittedphotograph used and displayed, either singularly or in combination withothers and in any size without compensation to the Contestant, on theGHH website, HHPC office, and any other locations deemed relevant bythe HHPC staff C)
Photographs will be credited to the Contestant named in the ContestantContact Information formD)
In the event that the photograph ownership is challenged in any mannerby any person, HHPC may disqualify that photograph and willdiscontinue use of the photograph.
Judging and Results
Judging criteriai.
Photographs will be selected on the following criteria:A)
Displays people, places, and culture of Northern Manhattani)
Northern Manhattan is defined in this contest as anywhere above110
Street to the tip of Manhattan at Inwood, and from river toriver; see map on page 8.B)
Portrayal of the theme of this contest:
What does health in Northern Manhattan mean to you?
Technical qualityE)
Composition/artistic meritF)
Subject matter2.
Judging Paneli.
Photographs will be judged by GetHealthyHarlem.org Web Development Group(WDG) of the Harlem Health Promotion Center (HHPC) and HHPC staff A)
GetHealthyHarlem.org (GHH) WDG consists of community memberswho participate in a monthly meeting to provide ideas and feedback onthe GHH websiteii.
Judging will take place on
 May 25, 2011
One photograph will be selected as first place winneriv.
One photograph will be selected as a second place winnerv.
Ten photographs will be selected as honorable mentionsvi.
Each judge will judge the photographs anonymously based on the contest judgingrules, see page 9

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