Rules

Photo Competition Rules

Please note:
Entries Accepted : December 6 – December 16, 2016

ENTRY to the competition is FREE. An eligible entrant must be an individual and agree to abide by these terms and conditions. Entries only from India are allowed and prize to be collected from Lucknow.

PHOTO SUBMISSIONS

Each entrant can submit one photograph in each category along with caption and location. The photograph must be mailed at contest@lucknow.me Any photograph submitted must be entrant’s own work. The photo must be either a digital photograph or a high-quality scan.

MAILING FORMAT

Name :
Date Of Birth :
Profession :
Address :
Mobile Number :
Photograph(s) as attachment

AGE GROUPS

  • Adults (18 years old and above)
  • The Young Crew (17 years old and under) – Entrants must have the permission of a parent or guardian

Very important:

Do not include your name in the picture (i.e. in the frame or in the picture itself) or in the caption or title for the image. These images will not be eligible for the contest!

Digitally manipulated photographs will be automatically disqualified.

CONSENT & COPYRIGHT

The entrant must be the sole author and owner of the copyright. By entering your photograph into the competition, you grant LUCKNOW Society the non-commercial non-exclusive right to use your images for promotion of the lucknow.me online photo competition and for promotion of the LUCKNOW in any media. Should LUCKNOW Society want to use awarded images for commercial publications, this will only be done with prior written consent by the photographer. The photographer will be credited whenever possible. Entrants must not infringe on the privacy rights, copyright or other rights of any person.

DIGITAL CRITERIA

  • Uploaded Photos must be a minimum 1024 px longest side at 72 dpi
  • Uploaded Photos must be saved in RGB/sRGB colour gamut/mode
  • Uploaded Photos must be saved as JPEG, no less than compression 7 (medium)
  • Files for upload must be no larger than 2 MB

DIGITAL RESTRICTIONS 

Digital adjustments are only acceptable if limited to minor cleaning work (de-dusting), levels, curves, colour, saturation and contrast work.

Please be fair ! LUCKNOW Society can ask for the original files in case of doubt concerning manipulation.

JUDGING Photographs are selected by a panel of LUCKNOW Society nominated judges. If your photograph reaches the final stage of judging, you will be asked to supply the original photograph in high resolution or slide format for best possible reproduction.

WINNERS AND RUNNERS-UP will be notified by email and displayed on the competition page.

OUR RIGHTS LUCKNOW Society reserves the right to exclude entrants and withhold prizes for violating any of these terms and conditions. Should the quality of entries fall below the standard required we reserve the right not to award prizes. LUCKNOW Society reserves the right to amend these terms and conditions.

INDEMNITY LUCKNOW Society is not responsible for failure of receipt, loss or damage of any photographs entered in the competition. Entrants indemnify LUCKNOW Society and their sponsors of any responsibility.

The judges’ decision will be final and there will be no further correspondence thereafter.

The prizes will not be transferable to a third party or redeemable for cash or any other alternative.