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prestigious photography contest 2024

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nd awards 2024 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 the ND Awards, their associated companies and employees of any company chosen to sponsor prizes for the competition.

By registering and entering the ND Awards Competition you hereby accept these Terms and Conditions. By entering the Competition, you agree and acknowledge that the ND Awards is permitted to receive your registration data.

ND Awards may publish any material you submit, post, upload, email or otherwise transmit to it or to the website at its sole discretion and it shall be entitled to make additions or deletions to any such material prior to publication.

Any image submitted to the competition may be used by the ND Awards, and its media partners, for marketing and promotional purposes of the competition only. You hereby grant the ND Awards a non-exclusive, irrevocable license in each Entry throughout the world in all media for any use in connection with the competition.

Winners and Honourable Winners will be published online on
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.

For awarded images, copyright holders grant the ND Awards unlimited non-exclusive use of high-resolution images for activities in all media, including social media, online and print, in relation to the contest and all promotional activities without any remuneration being due.

Copyright holders of all awarded images grant the ND Awards non-exclusive use of low-resolution pictures on our website, without any remuneration being due.

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

To promote winners of the ND Awards is granted the right to display images on social network websites (on our official profiles) including: Facebook and Instagram.

You agree to participate in related publicity and to the use of your name and images for the purposes of advertising, promotion and publicity in connection with the competition without additional compensation.

ND Awards and its media partners assume no responsibility and are not liable for any image misuse by external third parties.

Any photograph used by the ND Awards shall carry a credit line.
prizes Cash prizes will be paid in USD via PayPal. Any fees incurred for foreign currency transfers will be deducted from the winning amount. There are no alternatives available for prize winners. 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 $400.

The entrants with the highest final score in Professional and Non-Professional level of expertise will be announced the major prize winners ($3500 and $2400) with the titles: Photographer of the Year and Discovery of the Year.

The decision of the ND Awards is final.
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