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Dinagyang Festival 2012 Photo Contest

Dinagyang Festival 2012 Photo Contest Poster (Click to enlarge)
The Iloilo Dinagyang Festival 2012 Photo Contest is open to all professional & amateur photographers and hobbyists.

There are 2 Categories for the best photos competition:

For the Ati/Kasadyahan Category, the subject can either be an Ati or Kasadyahan participant (individual or group) taken strictly during their official performances on Jan 21 & 22, 2012. Deliberately staged or posed shots are not allowed.

For the Street Category, the photos taken in the city streets depicting the Dinagyang festivities from Jan 16 to 22, 2012 with the subject may be an Ati or Kasadyahan participant (solo or group shot), or of any Dinagyang activities such as Fluvial Procession or arrival of Sto. Niño image from Cebu, among others.

The criteria for judging for both categories are: visual impact – 30%; technical (exposure and focus) – 30%; artistic (creativity and composition) – 40%.



For Ati/Kasadyanhan category, entry fee shall be P120 per photo submitted. A maximum of 6 entries shall be allowed per photographer in this category.

Photographer’s ID fee of P500 is inclusive of 5 entries for this contest category. Only those with IDFI issued Photographer’s IDs shall be allowed entry to a designated stage performance area.

Applicants for Photographer’s ID should be a member of a legitimate photographic association. Applicants outside of Iloilo are required to submit either an endorsement from their local tourism office or a copy of their club’s SEC registration.

The IDFI has the right to designate stage assignments. The ID to be provided shall be color-coded to indicate specific stage assignments. Photographer’s ID does not guarantee seats at the performance area.

Accreditation Forms can be downloaded from www.dinagyangsailoilo.com or call City Information Office at 3371235 for details. Last day for submission of accreditation forms shall be Jan. 10.

For Street Category, entry fee is P100 per photo submitted. Photographer’s ID is not required to join this category. A maximum of 6 entries shall be allowed per photographer in this category.

For both categories, each entry must be taken with a digital or film camera and submitted in either an 8″x10″ or 8″x12″ color print without border.

Digital entries must also submit the digital file (either on JPEG or Raw) on a CD on actual size with 150 dpi resolution or higher. Corresponding negatives should accompany film entries.

All photographs should accurately reflect the subject matter and the scene as it appeared.

Photos that have been digitally altered or manipulated beyond standard optimization may be disqualified. Images that do not meet these requirements may or may not be judged at the judging panel’s sole discretion.

Participants should write on a piece of paper their name, address and contact number taped on the back of all their photo entries. These, plus the CD, should be sealed in a long size brown envelope for submission.

Deadline for submission of entries will be on Jan. 30, 2012, 5:00 p.m. at Philippine Red Cross – Iloilo Chapter, 2nd flr. Bonifacio St., beside Ramon Q. Avanceña Hall of Justice), Iloilo City. Tel. No (033) 337-5950.

By submitting an entry, each participant agrees to the Official Rules and warrants that his or her entry complies with all requirements set out in the Official Rules.

By entering the contest, participants grant the Iloilo Dinagyang Foundation Inc (IDFI) a royalty-free, world-wide, perpetual, non-exclusive license to display, distribute, reproduce, and create derivative works of the entries, in whole or in part, in any media, for any educational, promotional, exhibition, archival, and all other standard purposes of the Foundation.

Any photograph reproduced will include a photographer credit as feasible.

IDFI will not be required to pay any additional consideration or seek any additional approval in connection with such uses. All prints & CDs submitted shall be the property of the IDFI.

Pre-screened entries will be exhibited on Feb. 6, 2012 at SM City Iloilo (tentative schedule). The awarding of winners will also be held on the same day. NOT ALL ENTRIES SHALL BE ON EXHIBIT.

Prizes are as follows:

ATI / KASADYAHAN CONTEST CATEGORY

1st Prize: P15,000 / 2nd Prize : P10,000 / 3rd Prize : P 7,000

Five consolation prizes of P1,000 each

STREET CATEGORY

1st Prize : P10,000 / 2nd Prize : P5,000 / Third Prize : P 3,000

Five consolation prizes of P500 each

The decision of the Board of Judges is Final. The organizer shall have the right not to entertain any protest or complaint after the final decision of winners shall be made.

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