Aussie Street 2018

Terms and Conditions

Disclaimer

In submitting to the AUSSIE STREET 2018 Competition, the entrant agrees to the herein stated Terms and Conditions. These Terms and Conditions constitute a fixed agreement between the entrant and AUSSIE STREET 2018, its Organisers, and associates.

WHO CAN ENTER?

Entry is open to Australian Citizens or Long Term Residents the age of 18 and older as of January 1st 2018.

SUBMISSION DEADLINES

  • The AUSSIE STREET 2018 call for entries begins on January 21st at 12:01 am AEDT ends March 18th, 2018, 11:59 pm AEDT.  

  • An extension of the above deadline may be announced at the discretion of the Organisers.

  • By submitting an entry, each entrant agrees to abide by the Competition Rules and warrants that their submission complies with all requirements set out in the Competition Rules.


Competition Rules

COMPETITION RULES

  • Entrants can submit images by visiting the AUSSIE STREET website https://www.aussiestreetphoto.com and following the instructions.
  • Entrants must complete both the ENTRY FEE PAYMENT and EMAIL SUBMISSION of image(s) in order to complete a valid entry to the AUSSIE STREET 2018 Competition. No entries will be considered without following the procedures outlined at https://www.aussiestreetphoto.com/competition

  • All submitted images must uphold the ethos of ‘street photography’. For detailed stipulations on the constitution of ‘street photography’, entrants should consult: https://in-public.com/street-photography/

  • Photographs taken in any Australian location within the public realm, are acceptable: indoors and outdoors (i.e. city, street, beach, train, park, restaurant, outback, etc.)

  • Photographs can be taken with any camera or in any format (digital, film, mobile etc). Both Colour and Black and White images are accepted.

  • Photographs should not be artificially staged or drastically manipulated in post production with the exception of basic darkroom adjustments and/ or their digital equivalents. HDR images will not be accepted. Watermarked images will not be accepted.

  • The entrant shall retain all copyright to their submitted images. Images may be requested for promotional and exhibition purposes as outlined in the Terms and Conditions.

  • Each submitted photograph must be the original and sole work of the named entrant submitting that photograph; and the entrant must hold the image’s copyright to submit it to the contest. Published images or images previously entered in other competitions are acceptable. By submitting to the contest, the entrant affirms that their image(s) does not infringe upon the trademarks, intellectual property, or rights of others.

  • There is no limit to the number of photos that can be submitted.

  • There is no restriction as to when the submitted image was created; however, recent work is encouraged.

  • Submitting an entry does not guarantee inclusion in the AUSSIE STREET 2018 exhibition. Images selected by the judging panel will be exhibited as the ‘AUSSIE STREET 2018 Competition Finalists’.

  • There is no restriction on the number of AUSSIE STREET 2018 Competition Finalist images by the same entrant.

  • The number of Finalist images will be left to the discretion of the Organisers and judges, contingent on the number of entries received.

  • The Organisers of AUSSIE STREET 2018 reserve the right to disqualify any participant or image at their discretion, without notice, for reasons of unsuitable conduct or failure to comply with the stated Competition Rules.

ENTRY FEE

  • Single Image $15

  • FIVE single images $60

  • Entrant can pay through PayPal or with a Credit Card

  • AUSSIE STREET 2018 is a non-for profit endeavor and any all entry fees will be used to cover exhibition and associated costs.

JUDGING

  • Judging of the AUSSIE STREET 2018 Competition occurs in TWO stages.

  • In STAGE ONE, a panel of highly accomplished photographers will select Finalist images for the AUSSIE STREET 2018 Competition. These images will be printed and exhibited alongside the AUSSIE STREET 2018 Exhibition at a leading Sydney gallery.

  • In STAGE ONE all submissions are subject to ‘blind judging’ by the aforementioned judging panel. Ie/ judges will view images only without access to entrant’s name or details.

  • In STAGE TWO judges will deliberate and select the top three winners from among the Finalist images which will receive the AUSSIE STREET 2018 Prizes.

  • Winners will be announced at the exhibition opening on the evening of Tuesday,8th May 2018.

  • Judges decisions are final and no correspondence will be entered into with entrants.  

FINALISTS  

  • After the completion of STAGE ONE of the judging process, selected Finalists will be informed via email on or before Sunday, 7th April 2018.

  • If successful, Finalists will be asked to send a high-resolution .jpg file of their image(s) selected for exhibition. Files MUST be received no later than Thursday 12th April in order to be printed in a timely manner for exhibition. Failure to provide requested file(s) by the stipulated date may result in cancellation of Finalist status.

  • Printing and display of Finalists’ images for the exhibition will be provided by AUSSIE STREET 2018 at no extra cost to the selected Finalists.

  • Whilst the Organisers of AUSSIE STREET 2018 will take care to ensure the integrity and quality of the reproduced Finalist image, the entrant acknowledges that slight variations to printed works may result from adapting the digital file for the printing process.

PRIZES

  • There are three placed Prizes in the AUSSIE STREET 2018 Competition:

  • First Prize for Best Single AUSSIE STREET Photograph is AUD $1000 

  • Second Prize for Best Single AUSSIE STREET Photograph is AUD $500 

  • Third Prize for Best Single AUSSIE STREET Photograph is AUD $250

  • Prize winners do not need to be present at the exhibition opening to receive the award.

PAYMENTS

  • All entry fee payments for submitted images are non-refundable

  • All entry fee payments must be paid and completed by the Competition deadline for images to be considered for exhibition and prizes

  • All entry fee payments must be finalised and received by AUSSIE STREET to constitute a valid entry

IMAGE USE and data collection

  • All submitted images remain the creative and intellectual property of the photographer.

  • AUSSIE STREET, its Organisers, sponsors and associates may reproduce or utilise entrants’ images in any media format, including but not limited to social media, advertisements, postcards, brochures, posters, television/print media, website and annual reports, only for the purposes of:

    • Publicity and promotion of the Competition and Exhibition

    • The catalogue of the Exhibition

    • Creating a non-commercial archive of the Exhibition

  • AUSSIE STREET will not be required to pay any additional compensation in connection with such uses. The photographer will always be credited, and at no time will your image be used for any purpose other than promotion of the exhibition or Competition.

  • Competition entrants’ data may be collected and collated by the Organisers and their affiliates for marketing purposes and for compiling an opt-in mailing list to update about future events and opportunities.  

 

GENERAL

  • The Organisers of AUSSIE STREET 2018 reserve the right to cancel the AUSSIE STREET 2018 Competition or modify these terms and conditions at its discretion.

  • At the conclusion of the AUSSIE STREET 2018 Finalist Exhibition, Finalists will have the option of collecting their print in-person from the gallery during exhibition de-installation, or have their print returned by post at the entrant’s expense.

  • By entering the AUSSIE STREET 2018 Competition, you release the Organisers, sponsors and associates, and indemnify these parties against all liability, loss, damage or injury arising from or in connection with this Competition, exhibition, or prize.

  • The Organisers, sponsors and associates are not responsible for any issues with ISPs, servers, websites, computer equipment, software, e-mail hosts and providers, that cause technical problems or error(s) with entries. The entrant agrees that the Organisers, sponsors and associates of AUSSIE STREET 2018 are hereby indemnified against human errors of any kind, or any combination thereof, including any injury or damage to entrants’ or any other persons’ ICTs related to or resulting from participation, uploading, or downloading of any materials related to AUSSIE STREET 2018.