Shoot! Terms of Entry

Competition information and terms of entry into the Shoot ‘Spirit of Tango’ Photography Competition.

THE COMPETITION

The competition runs from the dates published on the relevant competition edition. During this time, entrants may enter a maximum of 4 images, 1 image per entry. There will be 3 finalists and from these 1 image will be awarded the Tangofolly SHOOT! ‘Spirit of Tango’ Photo of the Year. Tangofolly will publish all entry images. Entries are published anonymously until after the People’s Choice voting is completed, the Judges have deliberated and the Award Winners are announced at the end of the competition closing date.

ELIBILITY

The entrant must have reached the age of majority in their jurisdiction of residence at the time of entry. Entry is open to professional and amateur photographers from any country except residents of Arizona, Cuba, Iran, Myanmar, New Jersey, North Korea, Sudan, Syria, Vermont, and is void in any other nation, state, or province where prohibited or restricted by Australian, U.S. or local law. Entrants residing in the The Province of Quebec agree to pay any costs incurred by local law. By submitting an entry, each entrant agrees to the Tangofolly Shoot! Terms & Conditions and agrees that his or her entry complies with all requirements set out in these Terms & Conditions. This contest is void where prohibited; entrants are responsible for making sure their entry complies with their local laws.

JUDGING

The images will be primarily judged on the overall emotion, power, creativity, skill, and originality of the images. This is a skill-based contest and chance plays no part in the determination of Winners or Finalists. The judging will be blind; the photographer will remain anonymous throughout the judging to ensure that each contestant is judged solely on his or her merit. All judges will be appointed by Tangofolly. The winners and finalists will be determined by the judges, and Tangofolly, in accordance with the competition rules. Their decision is final on all matters relating to the competition.

PEOPLE’S CHOICE

Throughout the competition, members and public viewers may visit the SHOOT, view all entries and vote for their favourite images. During this time, entries remain anonymous, that is, the photographer’s name is withheld from publication. The image with the most votes at competition closing will be granted the ‘SHOOT! People’s Choice Award 2017’. The winner will be announced after the competition closing date along with all other competition award winners.

AWARDS

At the end of the competition, the overall winner will be featured in a full-page interview to include images of the winner and the winning entry image along with a critical review from the panel of judges. The SHOOT! ‘Spirit of Tango’ Photo of the Year award winner will additionally receive a £100 gift voucher for the photography store of his/her choice. Both finalists will recieve awards specified in the relevant competition edition. Winners will be contacted within 1 week of the awards being announced. If the Winner does not claim the prize within 30 days, the winner may forfeit the prize. Prize recipients are responsible for all applicable federal, state, provincial, and local taxes, as well as any other costs and expenses associated with prize acceptance and use. Tangofolly reserves the right to change the prizes.

IMAGE SPECIFICATIONS

Images taken on any camera or camera phone will definitely be accepted, however if the image is not of reasonable quality, we may not be able to publish it on the website. Your image must conform to the following specifications:

Format: jpg

Width: Minimum 1000px

Height: Unlimited

File Name: Include “YourName-shoot-2018”

IMAGE EDITING

You may adjust and edit your images to optimise the photograph. Aspects such as cropping, brightness, contrast, and colour balance can all be adjusted. Colour and B+W images are acceptable.

WATERMARKS

Images may NOT have any watermarks, captions, embedded fonts or graphics.

COPYRIGHT & CREDIT

Your photo must be owned by you. Full credit to you as the photographer will be made public after the competition has closed and the judging period has ended. You may enter additional credits within the entry form. Such credits will be publsihed along with your image entry.

LIABILITY

Tangofolly neither assumes nor bears any responsibility for any form or type of loss, damage, or injury incurred as a result of participation in the contest and the receiving of awards and/or prizes. Content of all images submitted is the responsibility of each entrant. It is the responsibility of each entrant to obtain all relevant model and/or property releases. By submitting images each entrant assures that all images are their original work and no copyright and/or trademark infringement rights have been violated.

REPRODUCTION

If you submit an image, Tangofolly reserves the right to free reproduction of entered images in all media, but only in connection with this contest. The copyright will, at all times, be respected by Tangofolly and retained by the photographer. Where an image or images are reproduced by Tangofolly, the photographer will be credited.

RIGHT TO CANCEL

Tangofolly reserves the right to cancel or suspend the contest if it is not capable of continuing as planned for any reason that is beyond the control of the organiser, Tangofolly.

CHANGES TO THE RULES

Tangofolly reserves the right to make modifications to the Terms & Conditions. Changes made will be posted on this page and any other relevant pages referring to Terms & Conditions on the Tangofolly website.

THE ORGANISER

Tangofolly Ltd. If you have any queries or experience any issues during the competition please do not hesitate to contact The Tangofolly Crew via email: tango@tangofolly.com

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