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2017 DISTED turns 30 Photo Contest

Promotion period: July, 20th – Sept, 20th

Entry Period: Sept 25th – October 31st

Online Voting for “Most Popular Entry” Award: November 1st – 20th

Winner announcement: December ‘17

Organiser: DISTED College

Co-Organiser: DISTED Shutter Club

In partnership with: Nikon (M) Sdn. Bhd.

 

Entry Categories

Photography

Theme: “What 30 means to you”

Entry format: single photo

 

Videography

Theme: “The Best of 30

Entry format: Video

 

Awards and prizes

Photography category

1st Prize: Nikon D3400 DSLR

2nd Prize: Nikon Coolpix B500 Red

3rd prize: Nikon W100 underwater camera

 

Videography category

1st Prize: Nikon D3400 DSLR

2nd Prize: Nikon Coolpix B500 Red

3rd prize: Nikon W100 underwater camera

 

Lucky Draw

  1. 2 x grand prize: Nikon Coolpix A10
  2. 20 x DISTED/Nikon premium

 

How to Enter

  1. Interested contestants may join the competition by providing the required information through the following link: http://www.disted.edu.my/disted-nikon-photo-contest-2017/. There will be no physical contest forms available.

 

Eligibility

  1. The contest is open to all age groups however, incomplete submission will be rejected.
  2. Entrants under 18 years of age require the permission of a parent or guardian and must indicate that they have obtained the permission of a parent or guardian.

 

Submission Rules

  1. Entry is limited to original works that have not formerly been displayed, contested or exhibited.
  2. Entrants must be the owner of all intellectual property rights in the submission.
  3. Submission of works must be true and accurate and do not infringe any copyright, trademark, intellectual property rights, moral rights, rights of privacy or publicity of third party.
  4. Entrants have the full and unrestricted right to provide the Final Works to the Organiser for its collection, use and disclosure in accordance with the Terms and Conditions and has obtained the consent of third parties where required.
  5. Entrants can participate in BOTH categories.

 

Photo Entries

  1. Both color and monochrome images will be accepted.
  2. Entrants have the option to submit either online (up to 4MB per photo) or by post
  3. Should the final work(s) file size be more than 4 MB, entrants may send in their entry via post to:
    1. Marketing & Communication
      DISTED College, Yeap Chor Ee Campus
      340, Jalan Macalister, 10350, Penang, Malaysia
      Tel: 04-2296579
  4. By post option – File size: up to 20 MB of image data, must be in 8R photo prints, must not be mounted on cardboard.
  5. A softcopy in CD Format MUST be provided along with the name, email, contact number and IC number should the contestant submit via post.
  6. File format: JPEG/150 dpi recommended.
  7. Entrants are allowed to submit up to Three photos per entry.
  8. All final work(s) must reach the Organiser on or before the submission date as stipulated.

 

Video Entries

  1. A video work comprising video footage with a length up to 180 seconds.
  2. Video recording must be recorded using digital camera or smartphone.
  3. A softcopy in CD Format must be provided along
  4. File size: up to 400 MB of video data at the time of submission per work. File format: MOV or MP4.
  5. Entrants are allowed to submit up to One video per entry.
  6. All final work(s) must mail to the Organiser on or before the submission date as stipulated and post to:
    1. Marketing & Communication
      DISTED College, Yeap Chor Ee Campus
      340, Jalan Macalister, 10350, Penang, Malaysia
      Tel: 04-2296579

 

Entries Guidelines

  1. Only one submission (online/postal) will be taken into consideration
  2. If entrants choose to submit via post, the final work(s) must be submitted together with a CD including personal details such as name, address, contact number, email an IC number which matches the entry form
  3. Entries sent via post must be carefully packed and the organiser shall not be liable for any damage or loss caused in delivery. Postal delay of entries will not be accepted as cause for dispute.
  4. Entrants must abide by the Terms and Conditions, Contest Rules, and any decision made by The Organiser.

 

Lucky Draw

  1. All contestants are eligible for a lucky draw.
  2. Lucky draw winners will be announced on the Organiser’s Facebook on November.
  3. The Organiser reserves the right, at any time in its sole and absolute discretion, to substitute, withdraw, add to or alter any of the prizes offered without notice to the participants.

 

Judging (Most Popular Entry)

  1. All work(s) submitted by eligible entrants will be posted onto the Organiser’s Facebook and are in the running for the award of “Most Popular Entry”.
  2. Winners will be based on the amount of ‘likes’ obtained
  3. Contestants are to ‘like’ DISTED College’s Facebook page and share their work(s) in any way in order to garner ‘likes’.
  4. The decision of the judges shall be final. No oral nor written dispute will be entertained thereafter.

 

Judging (Photo and/or Video)

  1. After the first round of judging, the finalists work(s) will be posted onto the Organiser’s Facebook. Awards will be decided after the second round of judging.
  2. The changes of actual scene and the actual synthesis of works is strictly prohibited.
  3. Winners of this category shall be chosen by a panel of judges
  4. The decision of the judges shall be final. No oral nor written dispute will be entertained thereafter.

 

Notification to Winners

  1. After the judging concludes, the winners will be notified via email sent to their registered email addresses on December 2017.
  2. Winners are requested to reply the notification email sent by DISTED College. Failure to provide such acceptance may result in disqualification.
  3. Winners must be present during the prize giving ceremony.

 

Responsibility

  1. Although entries are handled with the greatest possible care, the Organiser does not accept responsibility for accidents, damage or loss during upload.

 

Entrants’ Rights

  1. Although entrants retain the copyright and other equivalent rights to their entries, the Organiser retains the rights listed below in the “Organiser’s Rights” with respect to the entries.

 

Organiser’s Rights

  1. It is deemed that all intellectual property submitted to the Organiser will be made the rights and property of DISTED Pulau Pinang Sdn Bhd
  2. The Organiser reserves the right to publish entries to its public social networking service accounts throughout the submission period in order to publicise the contest. Such publication does not guarantee an award of any kind.
  3. The Organiser reserves the right to publish all entries onto websites and social networking service accounts related to the contest.
  4. The Organiser, etc. will display the names of the winners and the titles of the winning entries on websites and public social networking service accounts, at exhibitions, and in other locations where the works are shown.