Photo contest

PHOTO CONTEST

The official PACW Americas photo contest is organized to coincide with the PAC World International Conference in Raleigh.

We would like to recognize and reward attendees for work well done, and provide a showcase of some of the best photography. We urge contestants to be creative and imaginative, and want to challenge them to create works which are as good as they possibly can be.

Dates and General Information

The last day for submission to the Contest is August, 29 2017. Submission beyond this date cannot be accepted.

Judging and Awards

Entries will be made anonymous, and will be judged by an international jury. Contest winners will be announced at an awards ceremony held during the Gala Dinner.

There will be prizes for First, Second and Third Place for each of two categories.

Categories

Submissions will be accepted in two categories:

Electric Power – substations, transmission lines, equipment, people at work, etc.

General – nature, urban, people and whatever else beautiful or exciting you have captured with your camera

How to Enter

To enter, you should submit one picture at a time as a JPEG file to pacwac@pacw.org

In the subject of the e-mail you should enter “Photo Contest”.

In the text of the e-mail you should enter:

Name:

Address:

Country:

E-mail address:

Title of picture:

Picture category:

Camera used:

Location where picture was taken:

No logos, copyrights, names, dates, text or borders on the image, and when possible no metadata in the file.

The JPEG files should be saved at the highest quality (least compression).

Finalists will be asked to submit print-ready JPEG files at 300 dpi. The JPEG files should be saved at the highest quality (least compression).

Entries not able to fulfill these print requirements will be disqualified.

Guidelines and Rules

By submitting an entry, you agree that you are the sole creator of the entered work, and/or that you have permission to use and enter said work into the Contest. Entries may be disallowed by the Contest judges for any reason which they deem necessary. These guidelines may be subject to change by the organizers.

Eligibility

All attendees of the PAC World Conference, with the exception of organizers and staff shall be eligible to submit photos for each contest. Contest Judges and their immediate families are not eligible for entry in to the contest.

Rights & permissions

Picture authors grant PAC World the right to print images for display at the conference, and to be featured in PAC World printed publications.

The photographer also grants PAC World right to use the submitted pictures on the PAC World web site. Copyright and all other rights will be retained by the photographer.  When used for purposes other than judging for the contest, the creator’s name will always be associated with the image.

Entries will not be made public until after the date submission deadline. After the submission deadline, entries will be shown without credits, in order not to influence judging. Full credits will be added after the Contest completes.

Sub-categories may be added by the Contest organizers, depending on the total number of entries.

Contact

Please email pacwac@pacw.org if you have questions about the Photo Contest. In the subject of the e-mail enter “Photo Contest”.