Rules

Rules of “NEWS PHOTO AWARDS OVERCOMING COVID” International Professional Photo Contest (EN, 40kb)

Rules of “NEWS PHOTO AWARDS OVERCOMING COVID” International Professional Photo Contest (RU, 53kb)

General provisions of the Photo Contest

Participation in the Photo Contest is free.

All photos taken between December 2019 and the date of submission of the photo for participation in the Photo Contest may be used in the Photo Contest.

When submitting the Application for Participation in the Photo Contest, the Participant must specify the date of the publication of the work declared for participation in the Photo Contest or the date of publication of the photo taken as a part of the same report as the work declared for the Photo Contest in any mass media (specifying the name of the media).

All photos shall comply with the following requirements:
- Photos in JPEG format with high quality of compression (but not more than 5 MB).
- Photos are to be uploaded in their original size. The Participant must not scale the photo or otherwise change its resolution.
- ICC profile is to be embedded in the photo.
- Only images with a single exposure and in One (1) frame may be accepted.
- Only original camera images are allowed to participate in the Photo Contest.
- Minimum adjustment of exposure and color and cropping are allowed.

The Participant represents and warrants that he/she personally made the photo and has all necessary rights and permissions to participate in the Photo Contest.

Frequently Asked Questions

Who can take part in the Photo Contest?
What kind of photos can be submitted to the Contest?
What are the contest’s nomination categories?
What prizes can each winner expect?
Is there any participation fee?
I have both a single photo and a photo report series on the pandemic. Can I submit two applications to the contest for the two different nominee categories at once?
How many images can be submitted for each nomination?
Can I submit the same picture for different nominee categories?
Can one of the images submitted for the “Photo Series” nomination win the Grand Prize?
What is the deadline for the photo submission?
I would like to apply to join the contest. What do I have to do?
Who will select the photographs? Are there any evaluation criteria?
If I cannot upload an image, what should I do?
Can I change my snapshots if I have already submitted an application?
Who are the members of the Photo Contest’s jury?
How do I know if my photo has passed the pre-selection stage by the expert council and if it has made it to the contest’s long list or short list?
If I turn out to be a winner in a nominee category, how can I receive my prize?

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