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POSTCARD COMPETITION: WANT YOUR PHOTO TO BE SENT AROUND THE WORLD?

Updated: May 1

[Competition closed]


Introduction to the challenge


Want your photo to be sent around the world? Then this is your chance to show off your photographic skills and to be world famous. We are looking for photos for our first set of postcards and are inviting anyone with an interest in photography to take part. Send us a photo of your favourite place in Waitaki.


How does it work?

We are planning to print postcards for the Geopark and want to use photos made by people who visited the Waitaki Whitestone Geopark and took some beautiful photos of it. Of course, you will be credited and your name will be placed on the postcard.


What do you have to do?

Send your photo(s) before the 20th of April to the following email-address: info@whitestonegeopark.nz with the place where you took the photo, your name or photographic signature and mobile number.


Photo requirements:


  • The resolution of the photo must be a high resolution with over 1500 pixels or more than 5 megapixels;

  • The size of the postcards will be 105 x 148 mm;

  • The file size should not exceed 10 MB;

  • The photos must be submitted as JPGs;

  • Entrants agree to release the copyright of their entries to the competition organisers for marketing purposes for the following five years;

  • Maximum of three photos per photographer.


What do you win?

You will get a set of the postcards we will print.




Terms of conditions

  1. The competition opens on the 20th of March 2020 at 12 am and closes on the 20th of April at 12 am. No entries will be accepted outside of these times and dates.

  2. All entries must submit their photo to: info@whitstonegeopark.nz with the subject line ‘WWG photo competition. Made by [your name] ’ When submitting, please name the photo in this way: name of the photographer, the place where the photo was taken, and mobile number.

  3. The entrants must be the original author of the work entered as described in the Copyright Act 1994. Any attempt at plagiarism will result in immediate disqualification.

  4. The photo must be taken after 1 January 2018.

  5. The photos must have a resolution of 1500 pixels or more.

  6. The photos must fit in the size 105 x 148 mm and the file size should not exceed 10 MB.

  7. The photos must be submitted in JPG.

  8. Maximum of three photos per photographer (if more than three photos are submitted, the first three photos will be counted as the official entry)

  9. No panorama photos are accepted as entries for the competition.

  10. When entering the competition, the entrants agree to release the copyright of their entries for the competition organisers for marketing purposes for the following five years.

  11. The organisers acknowledge the moral rights provisions of the Copyright Act 1994, including the right to be identified as the author of the work and the right to object to derogatory treatment of the work. To preserve the artistic integrity of the entry, no work will be intentionally edited, altered, demeaned or misrepresented in any way.

  12. The entrant fully indemnifies the organisers against any claims arising from the display or use of unaltered work as described in this place and from the infringement of intellectual property rights on any third party.

  13. The organisers reserve the right to not show entries are regarded as inappropriate by the organisers.

  14. Entrants agree to be contacted by the organisers regarding this competition and subsequent displays, as well as future WWG Photography Competitions.

  15. By emailing photos to this competition, you are agreeing to participate under these terms and conditions.

  16. Staff and immediate families of the competition organisers are not eligible to enter the competition. ‘Immediate’ refers to siblings, parents, children and spouses.

  17. The winning photographs will be announced via Facebook and Email in May.

  18. The judges’ decision is final and no correspondence will be entered into.

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