Tuesday, May 1, 2012

Mothers and Daughters Photography Contest

By Women of Worth


WOW invites photographers to enter a very special Mothers and Daughters photography contest for Mother’s Day 2012.
We are looking for images that tell a story of a mothers’ strength and courage, as she protects and honors a girl child – her daughter. We are looking for stories of inspiration that will bring hope to other mothers who are struggling to raise girls because of gender-bias issues within their own families. Lets honor our hero’ who change the course of history for a girl child.  

Win a special lunch date with your MOM at Moti Mahal Delux!

The Mothers and Daughters online photography contest, sponsored by Women of Worth, is open to all over the age of 18 years. There is no entry fee.

The last date to submit your entries is May 12th, 2012.
All entries must be received before 10:00 pm IST on Saturday, May 12, 2012.

Number of Entries
An individual may submit any number of entries

Submitting Images
  • Only digital uploads will be accepted (in JPG format)
  • No more than 1620 pixels in length or height. Size your image 1620 pixels on the long side
  • The minimum resolution is 800×800 pixels.
Image Modifications:
Minor digital enhancement is permitted, but images that have been severely modified or appear unnatural will be disqualified.

Not Permitted:
• No borders or frames may be added to images

• No watermark, signatures, or copyright notices may be added to images. All winning images will be displayed with photographers’ name

• No adding or replacing elements in an image

Permitted Modifications:
• Cropping and rotating as necessary as long as a rectangular format is maintained

• Red-eye removal and spot editing

• One-step enhancement (such as “Auto Fix,” “Quick Fix,” “Auto Levels,” etc)

• Use of filters to sharpen, soften, blur, despeckle, or remove noise

• Use of corrective functions to improve the natural appearance of the image, such as, levels, contrast, brightness, curves, intensity, tone, hue, saturation, lightness, value, color balance, and tint

Entries will be judged on the basis of creativity, photographic quality, and the effectiveness of
communicating the theme “Mothers and Daughters.” Entries that fail to comply with the official contest rules will be disqualified.

Entries must be submitted by the original photographer. Do not submit a photo taken by someone other than yourself. Entering the contest explicitly grants Women of Worth (WOW) permission to use the image on our website and social media profiles as well as in other and future promotional materials.

Ownership/Use Rights
Photographers retain the copyright to their photographs. By entering the contest, Photographers agree to have their submitted photographs displayed on Women of Worth (WOW) website, and social media profiles, as well as in printed promotional materials of WOW without any fee or other form of compensation and that WOW may make and retain copies of the photograph for archival purposes and alter images to fit in the space allotted, i.e. cropped or resized as needed.

Photos will be credited to the photographer named in the entry form. Entries (including non-winning
entries) may be selected for future art displays or use in WOW web pages and printed materials. In the event that ownership of any photograph submitted to WOW is contested in any many, WOW retains the discretion to disqualify that photograph and discontinue use of the photograph.

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