Rules: The Third Gia Dinh Photo Club International Photo Contest 2012

I. ENTRY
- The exhibition is open to all amateur and professional photographer.
- The exhibition has received the Patronage 2012/209 of FIAP (International Federation of Photographic Art), PSA (the
Photographic Society of America), ISF (Image Sans Frontière), VAPA (Vietnam Association of Photographic Artists).
- The entrant must be the owner of all rights of the submitted work.
- Looking forward to images with rich ideological and social values towards the noble human life. Photo violates the
Vietnamese custom will be rejected.

II. SECTIONS
There are 4 sections:
1. Open Color
2. Open Monochrome
3. Nature
4. Travel
- Each entrant may submit a maximum of four entries in each section.
- Each photo can be presented only in one section.
- It is the responsibility of the entrant to obtain a model release and the sponsoring organization shall bear no
responsibility if in the future there is a claim from the photo model or a third party with respect to submission of an
entry.
- The entrant certifies that he/she is the sole owner of all the rights and elements on the image which he/she presents.

Photo Travel Definition

A Photo Travel image must express the feeling of a time and place, and portray a land, its distinctive features or culture in its natural state. There are no geographical limitations. Closeup pictures of people or objects must include distinguishable environment. Techniques that add to, relocate, replace or remove any element of the original image, except by cropping, are not permitted. All adjustments must appear natural. Conversion to full monochrome is acceptable. Derivations, including infrared, are unacceptable.


III. ENTRY DIMENSION

The images will be sent in JPEG format.
• The longest side should be minimum 1800 pixels.
• The resolution of imges should have to be 300dpi.

IV ENTRY SUBMISSION
The entry form and the images must be submitted electronically via website http://exhibition2012.giadinhphoto.com/
Just follow the instructions.
Entries will not be judged without an entry form together with full payment of entry fee.
Entries must be submitted before the closing date (Oct 30, 2012).

V. ENTRY FEE
- One section USD15
- Two sections USD20
- All sections USD25

1. Payment to PayPal (Preferably) billing@giadinhphoto.com
2. Transfer by Bank
Account: CAU LAC BO NHIEP ANH GIA DINH
VND Account 042.1000.420.320
Swift code : BFTVVNVX042
Bank address : VIETCOMBANK – Phu Tho Branch.
664 Su Van Hanh St., Ward 12, District 10.
Ho Chi Minh City - Vietnam
Entries without full payment of entry fee will be disqualified, will not be judged and the catalogues will not be sent.

VI. NOTIFICATION CARD AND CATALOGUE
- Notification card will be sent by email.
- Each entrant will be entitled to a FIAP 4 Star Rating Salon Catalogue.

VII. SCHEDULE
- Closing date: Oct 30, 2012
- Judging date: Nov 12 to Nov 20, 2012
- Notification date: Dec 1, 2012
- Exhibition date: Jan 20, 2013
- Mailing catalog date: Feb, 2013