Thursday, May 17, 2012

Photography Contest By The Historical, Vintage n Classic Car Museum,Q8

The Historical, Vintage & Classic Car Museum is organizing their 2nd Automotive Photography Contest at the Museums Main Exhibition Hall. 
Participation in the competition is open to all photographers in Kuwait. To register, kindly visit the Museum’s headquarters, fill in the participation form, and submit your photos during official working hours (9am to 12pm & 5pm – 8pm). For further information and details kindly contact the Director of Library, Mr. Fadel Al-Oraier. View competition rules and details below.

Contest Categories
Contestants can participate in any of the categories of the competition:
1 – Best Photo of a car
2 – Micro Photo of the Car
3 – Black and White
4 – People’s Choice – voted on by the museum visitors

Competition Rules and Regulations
- The last day of participation and competition to provide the photographs is on Saturday 2nd of June 2012
- All images will be participating in the competition Showroom Home Museum
- Will display images from 3rd to 19th of June 2012
- On Wednesday the 20th of June 2012, will be announced winners of the competition and awards are presented to the winners and award
- The winning photos will be displayed in the pictures in the museum
- Participation is open to all photographers
- Participants must submit a copy of at least one image and at most three images to join the competition
- The size of images in which the participant 50 x 70 cm (Portrait or Landscape)
- Submit pictures printed on (Foam Board) thickness of 10 or 5 mm
- Provide a copy of participated images on a CD-ROM with “high-resolution 1500 × 23000 pixels at least”
- No details should be printed on the images or any information or watermarks on the images to ensure a fair judging and equality for all participants
- Substantial changes of the image in not allowed, but minor touchups are ok
- Winners will be selected by a panel of judges who are qualified and specialize in the field of photography
- The Judging decision is final and may not be discussing their final decision
- When you participate on the competition may be granted Museum ALL Copyright of the images submitted, and may not reclaim any rights
- When participate on the competition, you acknowledge that the images are your work, and you own the full copyright of them
- When participate on the competition you agree to give your name as a participant or a winner to all forms of the media
- The museum will present the award for the Best Next Picture if you cannot be contacted
- The museum keeps the right to cancel the competition at any time and without prior notice to participants
- The museum keeps the right to change the dates of the competition at any time and without prior notice to participants

Photos will be evaluated according to the following:
Innovation – style – lighting – composing – harmony of colors – the center of attention

Over All Winners
1st 1000 KD
2nd 750 KD
3rd 500 KD
Color Category
1st 500 KD
2nd 300 KD
3rd 200 KD
Logo Category
1st 500 KD
2nd 300 KD
3rd 200 KD
Black & White Category
1st 500 KD
2nd 300 KD
3rd 200 KD
-And for the remaining top 50 winners will receive 50 KD.
-There will also be additional winning categories from car marquees, that will be a surprise to the participant.
-People’s Choice Winner will receive a special valuable gift. Competition Photos will be presented to the public at the main exhibition hall, where all visitors can vote of their favorite photo by writing the number of the photo and dropping it in the drop box. The image getting most of the votes wins the “People’s Choice Award.”

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