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read the last line, by a photog’s mere submission photoshare grants themselves usage of the image:

Announcing…the 3rd Annual International Photoshare Photo Contest
sponsored by The INFO Project and Canon!

Online Announcement: http://www.photoshare.org/photosharecontest05.php

Do you have photos of programs in action and the people you serve?
Pictures illustrating the realities of urban and rural life in developing
countries? Snapshots from your personal travels, volunteer service, or work
experience? You may have an award-winning photo and a chance to win cash
and/or a Canon digital camera!

Entries will be accepted August 1 – October 15, 2005.

Download attached Entry Form, also available online:
http://www.photoshare.org/05contestentryform.doc


Contest Categories
*************************
Participants may submit one photo per category (8 photos maximum):

1. Family Planning and Reproductive Health
2. HIV/AIDS
3. Environment
4. Agricultural & Economic Development
5. Democracy & Governance
6. Humanitarian Assistance
7. Global Health (open subject)
8. Human Interest (open subject)

See sample photo subjects here:
http://www.photoshare.org/samplecontestsubjects.php


Awards
**********
BEST OF SHOW AWARDS
1st Place Prize: $300 USD and a Canon PowerShot SD500 Digital ELPH
Camera
2nd Place Prize: $0 USD and a Canon PowerShot S60 Digital Camera
3rd Place Prize: $175 USD

Best of Show awards are selected from the 8 BEST OF CATEGORY winners by an
independent panel of judges. All category winners, including 8 HONORABLE
MENTION winners selected by Photoshare Staff, will receive a certificate
of award.

OUTSTANDING PHOTOSHARE CONTRIBUTOR AWARD
Prize: Canon PowerShot G6 Digital Camera
This award recognizes the valuable and inspiring efforts made by an
individual to contribute to Photoshare on an ongoing basis.

PHOTOSHARE IMAGE OF THE YEAR AWARD
Prize: Canon PowerShot SD400 Digital ELPH Camera
This award recognizes the significance and impact of a photo previously
contributed to Photoshare.

BEST USE OF A PHOTOSHARE IMAGE AWARD
Prize: Framed certificate of award
This award recognizes an organization for its excellent use of Photoshare
images.


Contest Guidelines and Rules
**************************************
~All entries and accompanying entry forms must be received by October 15,
2005 (delivery or E-Mail) to qualify for consideration. Entries arriving
late with a postmarked date of October 15 will be accepted until 5:30pm on
October 19.
~Any individual or organization, with the exception of contest judges, are
welcome to participate (including both amateur and professional
photographers).
~One photo allowed per category (8 maximum): original color or black &
white prints, slides, negatives, and digital images are acceptable. At a
minimum, digital images must be approximately 1024 × 768 pixels. Photos
below the minimum resolution, collages, photos without completed entry
forms, and photos previously contributed to Photoshare are not eligible for
consideration.
~Originals will be returned upon request at Photoshare’s expense through
UPS or DHL when a street address is provided (no P.O. boxes). Photoshare is
not responsible for the loss or damage of photographs. However, in the event
that photos are lost or damaged on return, Photoshare will resend digital
copies, when available.
~Photos will be judged on the basis of content (relevance to category) and
quality (e.g. lighting, composition, focus) by an independent panel of
judges for cash and camera prizes.
~Entries that violate copyright or the laws of the country in which they
were taken are not acceptable.
~The contest participant agrees to allow entries to be included in the
Photoshare collection.

by [a former member] at 2005-08-16 07:34:08 UTC (ed. Mar 12 2008 ) rome , Italy | Bookmark | | Report spam→

Hi Jack
thanks for your info about the Time publication I got it!
Today is the last day of the Sziget festival here in Budapest!!!IT was really fun and I needed this time to relax and enjoy music etc…really!!!
Hope to see u back in Rome
Ciao

Alessandra

by Alessandra Benedetti | 16 Aug 2005 09:08 | Budapest, Hungary | | Report spam→

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Alessandra Benedetti, Photographer Alessandra Benedetti
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