Terms & Conditions

IMACRES Awards competition is open to all Photographers from Europe. Anyone over 18 years of age can enter the competition with the exception of employees of the IMACRES Awards, their associated companies and employees of any company chosen to sponsor prizes for the competition.

By entering the IMACRES Awards Competition you hereby accept these Terms and Conditions. By entering the Competition, you agree and acknowledge that the IMACRES Awards is permitted to receive your submitted data.

IMACRES Awards may publish any material you submit, post, upload, email or otherwise transmit to it or to the website at its sole discretion and it shall be entitled to make additions or deletions to any such material prior to publication.

Any image submitted to the competition may be used by the IMACRES Awards, and its media partners, for marketing and promotional purposes of the competition only. You hereby grant the IMACRES Awards a non-exclusive, irrevocable license in each Entry throughout the world in all media for any use in connection with the competition.

Winners and Honourable Winners will be published online on www.imacres.com

Entry Conditions

To enter, you must upload your Entry at the following website: www.imacres.com  following the on-screen instructions carefully.

There is no limit to the number of Entries each artist may submit.

Files must meet the following specifications:
– sRGB or Adobe98 colour space, 8-bit;
– Longest dimension must be 1200 pixels;
– Saved as a JPEG at a high quality setting.
– Maximum file size 1MB
– No Watermarks / Copyright Units / Logos on images
– Only bleed photographs without borders

Winning Entrants must be able to provide a high resolution digital file. This file will be used to prove the ownership of the image. Winning Entrants who do not fulfill these eligibility criteria will be deemed ineligible and disqualified without the right to appeal.

Images that have won prizes in other competitions or that have been submitted in other competitions currently underway are eligible.

There is no time or date restriction on when the image was taken.

All entries must be the original work of the entrant and must not infringe the rights of any other party. The entrant must be the sole copyright owner of all photographs entered and must have obtained permission of any people featured in the entries (or their parents/guardians if children under 16 are featured). Further, the entrant must not have breached any laws when taking their photographs.

Entries with illegal, violent, racist or pornographic content will be disqualified.

Copyrights & usage rights

Copyright of the images will remain at all times with the photographer.

For awarded images, copyright holders grant the IMACRES Awards unlimited non-exclusive use of high-resolution images for activities in all media, including social media, online and print, in relation to the contest and all promotional activities without any remuneration being due.

Copyright holders of all awarded images grant the IMACRES Awards non-exclusive use of low-resolution pictures on our website, without any remuneration being due.

Images will be used strictly in connection to the awards and will not be used for any other marketing purposes other than to promote the IMACRES Awards. Images will not be resold or used for commercial purposes by any other third party.

To promote winners of the IMACRES Awards is granted the right to display images on social network websites (on our official profiles) including: Facebook and Instagram.

You agree to participate in related publicity and to the use of your name and images for the purposes of advertising, promotion and publicity in connection with the competition without additional compensation.

IMACRES Awards and its media partners assume no responsibility and are not liable for any image misuse by external third parties.

Any photograph used by the IMACRES Awards shall carry a credit line.

Prizes

Cash prizes will be paid in EURO via PayPal. Any fees incurred for foreign currency transfers will be deducted from the winning amount. There are no alternatives available for prize winners.

Winning Entrants must be able to provide a high resolution digital file (minimum 2500px wide, 300dpi) to be included in IMACRES Awards Annual Book. Only files sent on time that meet the requirements for printing will be published. Please note: if you have not been asked for high resolution file, your photo will not be included in the book.

Judging Conditions

Entries will be judged by nominated judges.

Images will be judged category by category. Entries will be judged by nominated judges. Images will be judged on artistic merit, quality, originality, subject and style.

Winners of each category will be awarded with: Golden Badge, Silver Badge, Bronze Badge and Honorable Mention Badge awards.

Entrants with the highest final score within each category will be announced the category’s winner.
*1st place winner of each category will receive 10% oft he total entry fee of the competition.
*Winner of each category will receive a digital certification and a digital badge (gold, silver, brone or Honorable Mention).

Winning entries will be published on the IMACRES Website, on Social Media and in the IMACRES Awards Annual Book.

The decision of the IMACRES Awards is final.

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