Terms and Conditions of Photo Contest

Please read these Terms and Conditions carefully before completing the entry

By registering and entering the Photo Contest Life in Quarantine, you hereby accept the Terms and Conditions listed below.

1. Eligibility
The Photo Contest Life in Quarantine is open to professional and amateur photographers who are 18 (eighteen) or older.

Collectives can participate as long as they exclusively present under the collective’s name. In this case, the name of each of the artists will not be added.

Employees and Judges of the Photo Contest Life in Quarantine are not eligible to participate in the competition.

2. Entry Fees
Entry to the Contest Life in Quarantine is subject to payment of fees. Each artist can submit up to 6 (six) images. The fee for one entry is 15 EUR, up to 3 entries is 30 EUR, and up to 6 entries is 45 EUR.

You can pay by PayPal or by Wire Transfer.

Entry fees are non-refundable.

3. Categories
All genres and styles of photography are accepted: architecture, abstract, fine art, landscape, lifestyle, nature, wildlife, portrait, street, travel, food, fashion, science, sports, documentary, etc.

4. Image requirements
The submission of images is open from August 20th, 2020 to December 1st, 2020 on the website www.artgallery514.com as jpeg, jpg format, minimum 1200 px the smallest side, and maximum 6000 px the longest side. They should be no smaller than 1 MB, and no larger than 6 MB.

You can submit your images while you register or later.

To create your photos, you can use any type of camera, mobile phone or dron. For the competition, color and black and white images will be accepted.

Photos that have been rewarded in other competitions are eligible to the Photo Contest Life in Quarantine.

Post-production and digital manipulation are allowed, but the integrity and the subject matter must be kept.

Please do not send your physical artwork to us, only your digital image.

5. Registration
The registration is from August 20th, 2020 to December 1st, 2020 on the website www.artgallery514.com.

To join the competition, you have to fill in the form and make the payment of 15 EUR, 30 EUR or 45 EUR as registration fees. After your payment is registered you will automatically receive an email notification with a link to upload your images.

During the registration process you will be required to provide certain information including but not limited to your name, country of residence, telephone number, etc. Art Gallery 5’14 reserves the right to suspend or terminate your entry if any information provided during the registration process or thereafter proves to be inaccurate, not current or incomplete.

6. Judging
The judges are professional photographers, art critics, and art curators. They will conduct the judging from December 2nd until December 9th, 2020. Judges look for photographs of good composition, creativity, and exceptional quality. The photography is being judged anonymously. A point system with results from 1 to 100 points will be used.

Winners will be announced on our website December 10th, 2020. The decision of the judges will be final. No negotiation will be considered.

7. Award
Photo Contest Life in Quarantine will have one (1) winner. Winner will be announced online and will be contacted by email.
If the photographer does not reply, then s/he will be notified for the second time, 2 (two) business days after the first email. If the winner still does not respond of the second notification, that winner will be deemed void, and a new winner will be chosen.

There will also be a winner of the public vote. The public can vote for the best photography through likes on the social media of Art Gallery 5’14. There will be monitoring for control of manipulation. If there is enough evidence (in Art Gallery 5’14 ’s sole discretion) to suppose manipulation of the rating process, then Photo Contest Life in Quarantine organizer reserves the right to remove the relevant Entry or Entries and award the prize to a different Entrant.

The following prizes will be awarded (in EUR or equivalent in local currency):
- The main Prize: 500 EUR cash awards;
- Public Choice Prize: 150 EUR;

Cash prizes will be paid within 28 days, in EUR by PayPal or bank transfer. Any fees incurred for foreign currency transfers will be deducted from the winning amount. Each winner will be required to provide us with the bank details and other information that we require for the payment.

All rewarded photos will be published on our website and will be showed at finalists’ virtual exhibition, which will be hosted at www.artgallery514.com from December 17th to January 13th.

Photographs exhibited at the gallery can be available for sale. The price should include 50% sales commission of Art Gallery 5’14. One part of which will be donated to a selected charity. Sensible pricing is recommended.

The winning artists will be promoted on the website of Art Gallery 5’14. The winning images will be published on the dedicated page of the exhibition and also in the catalogue of Art Gallery 5’14, and on their social media, newsletters, etc.

The winners will also receive a digital copy of winning certificate that can be printed, published online or used in marketing materials.

8. Copyrights and other intellectual property rights
The artist participating in the competition grants Art Gallery 5’14 the right to publish all submitted photos on our website www.artgallery514.com, social media, catalogues, etc.

The artist guarantees that the artwork submitted to the Art Gallery 5’14 is original work and does not infringe the copyright or other intellectual property rights of any third parties; that the artist is the creator of the photographs with the consent of the persons who may appear on them or their parents in the case of minors; any costumes, props or other materials used for creation of the images must be rented or borrowed with the permission of the owner.

We reserve the right to request the original digital files (RAW, TIFF, JPG formats ...) when there is any doubt about their authenticity.

9. Personal data
By entering the Competition, you agree that the Art Gallery 5’14 is permitted to receive your personal information that will be used by the organizer of the competition in accordance with its Privacy Policy.

Personal data and images submitted to the competition are collected and processed for the purposes and activities related to the competition (including the organization of events, exhibitions, publications on the website, social media, catalogues, flyers) or to comply with the legal requirements.

10. Changes to these Terms and Conditions
Art Gallery 5’14 reserves the right to modify the rules of the Competition at any time, to cancel or suspend the Competition due to technical issues or any other causes beyond the control of their technical team.

Art Gallery 5’14 reserves the right to remove or refuse any entries from the competition for any reason.

11. Contact
For further information please contact Art Gallery 5’14
phone number: +386 30 772 401
email: info(at)artgallery514.com; ocean(at)artgallery514.com
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These Term and Conditions are applicable from August 20th, 2020.