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Competition Point on the map. Towns of the Russian province 2014

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Competition Point on the map. Towns of the Russian province

Competition of the VIII International photography festival PHOTOPARADE in Uglich is devoted to little Russian towns and is held from November 01, 2013 till June 01, 2014.

Aims and objectives of the competition: to show colour, features, similarities and differences between Russian little towns, figuratively and artistically tell about residents of these towns, to attract attention to the importance of little towns in the life of Russia, to the existing problems ant their solution, including the problem of preservation of historical heritage of these towns and preservation of their original image.

Conditions of the competition

Photos, taken in 2010-2013 through the use of analogue and digital cameras, may participate in competition. There are three nominations:

Single photo

Photoseries / Photostory

Multimedia project

Both independent authors and creative teams may present their works (it is necessary to indicate all the participants).

Russian Federation citizens and citizens of foreign countries (including those who work on the territory of Russia) may participate in competition.

Each author has a right to take part in one or several nominations.

All the works should be qualitative and should contain visual story in the form of documental or artistic statement about residents and condition of little towns. Works should touch upon different aspects of life of residents of these towns.

File format of photo image JPG, JPEG, no more than 5 Mbyte, RGB color model. Multimedia format flv.

Participants by themselves should register on site of the festival and load images in the section COMPETITION. Participants must indicate in the form their full name, age, place of residence, contact information (telephone and e-mail), their works, sent to competition (with name, concise description and shooting date mark). Registering and loading works on the site, author confirms, that all the works are done by him and are not burdened with rights of third parties, that he accepts conditions of the competition and transfers to competition organizers non-exclusive rights to the usage of his works in the frame of promotion and popularization of the competition and festival, including festival promotional events in different mass media and different Internet resources, on exhibitions and in catalogue with no territorial restrictions and without remuneration payment.

 

The following types of works wont be accepted:

pictures made by commercial order

framed pictures and pictures with the authors signature on the right side

photocollages and photomontages, with the exception of Multimedia nomination

 

The best works of the competition (short list) will be published on the photo competition web-site and will be exposed on the final exhibition of the VII International photo festival in Uglich from the 10th of August till 13th of August 2014. The winner will be chosen on the final exhibition and will be declared on the grand closing ceremony of the festival on the 11th of August. Grand Prix will be presented to one of the winners of all nominations. Panel of judges is different in all nominations. The best works will be chosen by on-line jury poll. Work, which will obtain Audience Choice Award, will be chosen by audience poll. Each viewer can vote in favor of one work only once.

Nomination Single photo, 1, 2, 3 prize-winning places, 1 special award from the partner of the competition, 1 certificate Awarded by juryman of the competition, 1 audience choice certificate.

Maximum 5 photos could be accepted from each participant.

Jury of nomination:

Olga Korsunova

Alexandr Lyskin

Umida Akhmedova

Natalya Udartseva

Alexandr Kitayev

Alexandr Dzhus

 

Nomination Photoseries/Photostory, 1, 2, 3 prize-winning places, 1 special award from the partner of the competition, 1 certificate Awarded by juryman of the competition, 1 audience choice certificate.

One photoseries or one photostory (containing no more than 12 photos) could be accepted from each participant.

Jury of nomination:

Natalya Udartseva

Varvara Gladkaya

Mariya Ionova-Gribina

Vladimir Vyatkin

Andrey baskakov

Vivian del Rio

 

Nomination Multimedia, 1, 2, 3 prize-winning places, 1 special award from the partner of the competition, 3 certificates Awarded by juryman of the competition, 1 audience choice certificate.

One multimedia project (flv) with different media and limited to 4 minutes in length could be accepted from each participant.

Participant uploads his project to www.youtube.com/, and publishes link to this project on the web-site of the festival in section COMPETITION/Multimedia.

Jury of nomination:

Anna Zekriya

Anton Mikhailovsky

Oksana Yushko

Artem Chernov

Natalia Udartseva

Competition is held with the assistance of the Association of little touristic Russian towns.

Partners: the Union of photo artists of Russia, School of visual arts (Moscow), PhotoMap company and others.

Media partners: http://photopolygon.com/, magazines Digital photo, User. Photo and technique, www.FotoNovosti.ru, www.PhotoSight.ru, www.art.photomap.ru and others.

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