URBAN 2016 Photo Awards, international contest organized by Italian cultural association dotART in partnership with Photographers.it., will accept entries from Sunday February 14th, 2016. Now in its seventh edition, URBAN sees every year thousands of participating pictures and hundreds of participants from all over the world. It is an always growing international contest, one of the very few that goes “over the boundaries” of Internet offering to photographers real visibility through dozens of international photo exhibitions. Only in 2015 URBAN realized 28 exhibitions displaying about 600 pictures. Behind it all, there is always the pursue of enhancement of photographic talent and quality. URBAN 2016 is divided into two sections: one is dedicated to “Themed Photos”, with its main theme about Street Photography, which has formerly given the name to the contest since its first edition. Real, instant images capable of telling stories woven into the urban fabric. URBAN unveils the city and its secrets. In addition to street, URBAN 2016 will carry two more themes: Sports and Nature. The other section is “Projects & Portfolios” where each participant can submit a series of images oriented to show his or her idea through photographs.
SECTION #1 » THEMED PHOTOS
Winner: € 1,000 + medal
2nd: € 500 + medal
3rd: € 300 + medal
SECTION #2 » PROJECTS & PORTFOLIOS (FREE THEME)
1st place: € 500 + medal + personal exhibition in Zavi?ajni muzej Poreštine, Pore?, Istria (Croatia).
2nd place: € 100 + medal Not eligible to enter? - Find contest where you are.
The participant, in regard to all of his/her entered works, grants to dotART a complete, non-exclusive, irrevocable and indefinite license to use. The association dotART reserves the right to use them within the scope of its own non-profit associational activities. The Author, whose name will always be attributed to the work, maintains in any case his/her moral rights in regard to the work, in addition to the intellectual property rights to the same.
If for any reason the Competition cannot be run as planned, due to infection by computer virus, bugs, worms, trojan horses, denial of service attacks, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, or any other cause that corrupts or affects the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of this Competition, dotART reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to disqualify any individual(s) seen to have tampered with the entry process and/or to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Competition. If dotART elects to cancel or terminate the Competition, it will not retain any rights to the submitted photographs and it will return all entry fees.