Entry Rule

1. Participation

The exhibition is open to anyone; however, an entry may be rejected when the sponsoring organization or its agent, in its reasonable discretion, believes the entry does not conform to the exhibition rules and conditions. Entries are limited to not more than 4 images per section, category, or class. An entrant’s images will not be presented to the judges consecutively. An entrant’s four images will be distributed throughout four rounds of judging in that section. Distribution of images shall be in the same round order as submitted by the entrant. Entries must originate as photographs (image-captures of objects via light sensitivity) made by the entrant on photographic emulsion or acquired digitally. By virtue of submitting an entry, the entrant certifies the work as his own (aliases are not permitted). The entrant permits the sponsors to reproduce all or part of the entered material free of charge for publication and/or display in media related to the exhibition. This may include low resolution posting on a website.

Note: Entrants who indicate that their images may not be reproduced or used “will not be eligible for awards” or inclusion in audio-visuals of the exhibition “and could be subject to disqualification” by the exhibition sponsors. The exhibition assumes no liability of any misuse of copyright. Images may be altered, either electronically or otherwise, by the maker.

All parts of the image must have been photographed by the author who is holding the copyright of all works submitted. All final work must be on photographic film, or on electronic file, or on photographic or electronic print material, mounting excepted. Images may be altered, either digitally or otherwise, by the maker.

No title or identification of the maker shall be visible anywhere on the face of an image, print mat or mount entered in a PSA Recognized exhibition

Each image must have a unique title. Once an image has been accepted in a PSA Recognized exhibition, that same image, or a like “in camera” or a “reproduction” duplicate of that image:

- May not be re-entered in any section of the same Division Star Ratings class in that exhibition regardless of media, format, or title.

- May not be re-titled for entry in any other PSA Recognized exhibition, including translation into another language.

- Images meeting the Monochrome Definition and non-manipulated color images from the same capture shall be considered the same image and must be given the same title.

Words such as “Untitled” and “No Title” are not acceptable as part or all of an image’s title, nor are camera capture filenames. An image may be entered in only one section where acceptances of that image in multiple sections would be eligible for the same star path.

2. Condition of Entry

If at any time, it is determined in the reasonable discretion of the exhibition organizer or the judges before, during, or after the judging of an exhibition that an entrant has submitted entries where one or more images may fail to comply with these Conditions of Entry, including the stated definitions, the exhibition organizers reserve the right to delete the entry from the exhibition and void any or all acceptances or awards in connection with the exhibition. Fees may be forfeited or refunded in these circumstances. The entrant acknowledges that the decision of the exhibition organizers or the judges is final.

In order to ensure that images comply with the Conditions of Entry and definitions, the exhibition organizers may carry out reasonable measures to verify that:

a) the images are the original work of the entrant and

b) the images comply with the rules and definitions as set out in these Conditions of Entry.

These steps include, but are not limited to, questioning any entrant, requiring the submission of RAW files or other digital files representing the original capture of the submitted image(s), confronting the entrant with evidence that one or more submitted images fails to comply with the Conditions of Entry (also known as Entry Rules), and offering the entrant a reasonable opportunity to provide counter evidence to refute the exhibition organizer’s evidence by a set deadline. Such entries that are not cleared or are still questionable after the entrant has presented evidence may be considered in breach of these Conditions of Entry, and declined. Such entries may be referred to PSA for further investigation of possible ethics violations.

PSA retains the right to investigate in any way all complaints/suspicions of breaches of entry conditions, impose sanctions if deemed necessary, void the acceptances of any image found to violate the PSA rules, include the entrant’s name on the list of sanctions provided to Exhibitions, and share such investigations with FIAP. Entrants automatically agree to these terms by the act of entering the Exhibition and agree to cooperate with any investigation. This is a digital image only exhibition. The competition is open to all amateur and professional photographers.

All entrants accept the conditions of entry. All entrants must own all rights to their images. All images and parts of images must be entirely the work of the entrant. Clip Art and Copyright Free material are not acceptable. Images should be submitted by online. More or less identical images from a sequence in different sections will be rejected. The competition organisation will reject images after the judging where it is determined the competition rules were not followed. Works submitted may be used free of charge for the catalogue and other publicity in connection with the exhibition. This may include low resolution posting on our website.

The organiser accepts no liability if the entrant does not own the necessary rights to the image. Images with questionable rights will be rejected. All images, in whole and in part, will not be used for any commercials of the sponsors.

3. Sections

There are 3 sections, all digital:

A)   OPEN COLOR (color digital) FIAP and PSA PID Color

B)   OPEN MONOCHROME (monochrome digital) FIAP and PSA PID Monochrome

C)   HUMAN (color/monochrome digital) FIAP and PSA PID Color

 Each photo can be presented in only one section.

4. Submission of Entries

Images must be in JPG file format with 8bits/sRGB,

maximum dimensions: 1920 px (Horizontal) and 1080 px (Vertical) in 300 dpi. compression 7-12, max 2Mb.

Entrants MUST use only the English alphabet when submitting an entry.

Each image must have a unique title, no more than 35 characters. Follow the instructions on www.indonesiapc.com

5. Entry Form
6. Entry Fee

The entry fee is €30 / US$ 35 for all section. Paypal will be accepted.

Due to the high clearance charges we regret that we cannot accept IRCs, foreign credit transfers, or cheques drawn on foreign banks.

To pay by Paypal please consult  http://www.paypal.com. 

Send your payment to

www.paypal.me/indonesiapc

Note:

For countries that cannot do the payment with paypal please contact us for other alternative method of payment.

8. Judging

An entrant’s four images will be distributed throughout four rounds of judging in that section. The judges will award the acceptances, medals, and honourable mentions of the entered images. The judges will judge with Full HD screens in a resolution of 1920 x 1080 px.

The special light blue pin (SLBP), to be awarded to the best author for each salon, The participant who has achieved the highest number of acceptances across all the sections of the salon added together, will be proclaimed “best author”.

In the event of a tie, the organiser will decide irrevocably taking into consideration eventual attributed awards.In the case of identical top scores all judges will make the final decision. The decision of the judges is final.

9. Group Entry

Group/Club entries are welcome. The entry fee will be reduced to €25 / US$30 for each member (minimum 6 members).

Group Leader must register her/ himself first before other members & choose your Registration Type as a Group Leader. 

Group Member please choose your Registration Type as a Group Member and input your Group Leader email that registered in Indonesia Photo Circuit 2020.

As a group/club member, you will not see the payment method. Only Group Leader will have the payment information. Your fee is to be paid by Group Leader for the whole group/club.

Please click on this link   Guidance for Group Entry  for more info.

10. Notification Result

Each participant will receive the report card only per e-mail as an acceptance list of the circuit. The report card contains the acceptances of the images and the ranking of the author’s scores.

Only images with at least one acceptance will be published on this list.

11. Data Protection

General Data Protection Regulation GDPR

By entering this exhibition, you are explicitly consenting to the personal details you have supplied, including email addresses, being held, processed and used by the exhibition organizers for purposes associated with this exhibition. You also explicitly consent to such information being sent to organizations such as FIAP, PSA, FPSI or other organizations in the respective countries that have accorded official recognition, patronage or accreditation to this exhibition. You acknowledge and accept that entering this exhibition means that the status and results of your entry may be made public. Method of submitting entries and any specific format or title requirements.

The dispatch of the newsletter is known as blind copy, no other participant can see the email address. Each participant can request the modification or deletion of his email address.

The data will be saved as long as the organizer makes photo competitions.

The publication of the results of the competition is with name, country and the picture title of the submitted work, as well as the publication of the picture. The image rights are still by the author, as well as the duties when the photograph shows people in the picture. The Organizer will take care to remove images from the contest that not prevent the privacy and to reclaim the awards. The participation fee will not be refunded in this case. The organizer accepts no responsibility for the content of the submitted works. On request, people in the pictures can ask for the name of the author.

12. Cataloque

PDF Downloadable Exhibition Catalog will be published on the website http://www.indonesiapc.com for download and send to each entrant a mail with the link to download the full catalog. The catalog will not send as email attachment.

Some providers will not deliver huge attachments and the email will be blocked as spam.

13. Definitions of The Section

Monochrome (PSA)

An image is considered to be Monochrome only if it gives the impression of having no color (i.e. contains only shades of gray which can include pure black and pure white) OR it gives the impression of being a greyscale image that has been toned in one color across the entire image. (For example by Sepia, red, gold, etc.) A greyscale or multi-colored image modified or giving the impression of having been modified by partial toning, multi-toning or by the inclusion of spot coloring does not meet the definition of monochrome and shall be classified as a Color Work. Monochrome images may be entered in PID Color sections but if accepted will only be eligible towards PID Color Star Ratings.

Acceptances in PID recognized Monochrome sections shall be credited towards PID Monochrome Star Ratings and Who’s Who Monochrome listings. All acceptance eligibility shall be in accordance with the PID Star Ratings or the Galaxy/Diamond Ratings requirements as appropriate.

Monochrome definition (FIAP)

A black and white work fitting from the very dark grey (black) to the very clear grey (white) is a monochrome work with the various shades of grey. A black and white work toned entirely in a single colour will remain a monochrome work able to stand in the black and white category; such a work can be reproduced in black and white in the catalogue of a salon under FIAP Patronage.

On the other hand a black and white work modified by a partial toning or by the addition of one colour becomes a colour work (polychrome) to stand in the colour category; such a work requires colour reproduction in the catalogue of a salon under FIAP Patronage

Human definition

Show us human in all situations, such as daily life, street photography, traditions, portrait, people at work, social events, human relations and etc. The main subject in the photo must be one or more human.

14. Salon Calendar

Closing Date   06 April 2020

Judging  18 -  19 April 2020

Notification Email 26 April 2020

15. Khusus Peserta Indonesia

Biaya pendaftaran peserta Indonesia sebesar IDR 430.000 /orang  untuk semua section. 

Pendaftaran  Group (minimum 6 orang) IDR 350.000 /orang untuk semua section.


Rekening pembayaran dalam rupiah:

BCA 6320480017 a/n Maria Adriani


All entries shall conform to the stricter of these definitions for acceptances to be validated by all the International Organizations granting recognition or patronage
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