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annual prestigious photography contest

Submit your best photos for a chance to win over 7500$ in awards
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nd awards 2018 terms & conditions ND Awards competition is open to all Photographers: Amateur and Professional from all over the world. Anyone over 18 years of age can enter the competition with the exception of employees of ND Awards, their associated companies and employees of any company chosen to sponsor prizes for the competition.

By registering and entering the ND Awards 2017 Competition you hereby accept these Terms and Conditions.
entry conditions To enter, you must upload your Entry at the following website: following the on-screen instructions carefully.

There is no limit to the number of Entries (Single or Series) each artist may submit. You may enter your Entry into 1 Category, or any of the 30 sub-categories.

You may enter the same Entrey into as many categories as you wish. Additional fee for next category is $10.

Files must meet the following specifications:
- sRGB or Adobe98 colour space, 8-bit;
- Longest dimension must be 1100 pixels;
- Saved as a JPEG at a setting of 10 (100%) or higher.
- No Watermarks / Copyright Units / Logos on images
- Only bleed photographs without borders

Winning Entrants must be able to provide a high resolution digital file. This file will be used only to prove the ownership of the image. Winning Entrants who do not fulfill these eligibility criteria will be deemed ineligible and disqualified without the right to appeal.

Images that have won prizes in other competitions or that have been submitted in other competitions currently underway are eligible.

There is no time or date restriction on when the image was taken.

All entries must be the original work of the entrant and must not infringe the rights of any other party. The entrant must be the sole copyright owner of all photographs entered and must have obtained permission of any people featured in the entries (or their parents/guardians if children under 16 are featured). Further, the entrant must not have breached any laws when taking their photographs.
copyrights & usage rights Copyright of the images will remain at all times with the photographer.

Images will be used strictly in connection to the awards and will not be used for any other marketing purposes other than to promote ND Awards. Images will not be resold or used for commercial puproses by any other third party.

To promote winners of each category ND Awards is granted the right to display images on social network websites (on our official profiles) including: Facebook, Google+ and Twitter.
prizes Cash prizes will be paid in USD via PayPal. Any fees incurred for foreign currency transfers will be deducted from the winning amount. judging conditions Entries will be judged by nominated judges.

Images will be judged category by category. Category winners will be chosen based on the highest individual image score.

Winners of each subcategory will be awarded with: Golden Star, Silver Star and Bronze Star awards.

Entrants with the highest final score within each category will be announced the category’s winner.
*Winner of each Professional category will receive $500.
*Winner of each Non-Professional category will receive $300.

The entrants with the highest final score in Professional and Non-Professional level of expertise will be announced the major prize winners ($2500 and $1300) with the titles: Photographer of the Year and Discovery of the Year.

The decision of ND Awards is final.
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annual prestigious photography contest

Submit your best photos for a chance to win over 7500$ in awards
submit your entry here
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