Wax Poetry and Art Magazine Photography Contest #3 Deadline: January 26, 2014 Cost to enter: Free Judging: Blind Open to: Residents of Canada. Number of Winners: 1 Prize: $50 cash prize Website: http://waxpoetryart.com. Contact: email@example.com.
Read the rules completely before making your submission. Some rules may have changed from the previous contest.
This contest is open to residents of Canada only.
Rules: All Canadian photographers are invited to submit photographs for Photography Contest #3 from Wax Poetry and Art Magazine. Photographers of every interest and level of experience are invited to participate in this free contest.
The photo(s) submitted must be wholly original to the person submitting the work. The work must not be under consideration for another contest or another publication and may not be entered into another contest or submitted to another publication until the Wax Poetry and Art Magazine contest winners are announced in Winter 2014.
The photo(s) submitted must be previously unpublished in any print or online publication. Work viewable on private forums (such as a private Facebook post) or displayed in the personal or professional online galleries of the artist is not considered as published.
Other than extremely minor edits, the photo must be unedited. Photos that have significant digital manipulation can be submitted in the visual art category.
For each image submitted, please provide the geographic location where the image was taken, and if applicable, the title of the image.
Mention if special techniques or equipment were used to take the photograph.
*Photographers submitting images where persons are depicted must have permission of these people for their image to be publicly displayed. Photos thought to be infringing on copyright, even if inadvertently, cannot be considered.*
Photographers may send a maximum of 3 photos in their submission.
One image of all images submitted will be chosen as a winner. Images submitted to any previous Wax Poetry and Art Magazine contests may not be resubmitted.
Contest entries must be sent as high quality JPEG attachments by email to firstname.lastname@example.org by midnight of January 26, 2014. The preferred resolution is 300 dpi. Persons unsure about how to determine the resolution should submit the highest quality version available. Files should be small enough to transmit via email. Send the files in separate emails if necessary. Do not include a watermark on your images.
Include an artist’s statement / bio of 100 words or fewer. If you are selected as a contest winner, this information will be published on the website.
Include your complete mailing address so you can receive your prize.
Ensure your submission is complete prior to submitting. Your submission must contain: -Photos -Biography fewer than 100 words -Contact information (mailing address)
Please put the name of the contest in the subject header of the email.
Winner: 1 prize of $50 will be awarded to 1 photographer for 1 photograph.
Photos will be blind-judged based on the quality and effectiveness of the photo. Quality, referring to the aesthetic qualities of the photo such as composition, and effectiveness, having to do with the photo’s evocation of emotion, thought, or meaning. The winning photo will be published in Wax Poetry and Art Magazine, online and in print.
Blind Judging Wax Poetry and Art Magazine photography editor Jeff Cruz will receive the images without the contact information attached, and will base his decision purely on the merit of the photograph, without bias to the experience level of the photographer.
By entering the contest, you agree to all terms of the contest. If selected as winner, you grant Wax Poetry and Art Magazine exclusive rights to first print and online publication of your work, as well as the right to reprint the work at a later date in an anthology, without additional compensation required.
Publication intended for early 2014. Prizes will be paid out at time of publication.
Wax Poetry and Art Magazine reserves the right to make whatever edits are deemed necessary at any time, with utmost respect to the artists, to ensure that publication occurs.
Contest entrant assumes all liability if situations arise due to any misrepresentations on the part of the contest entrant, especially in regards to copyright violations.
Photography Editor Jeff Cruz is an award winning commercial and fine art photographer based in Calgary, Alberta. His love for cinema as well as paintings from the Surrealism Movement inspire him to create dreamlike images that break conventional rules. Read his photography blog, The Round Pixel Report, and view and purchase limited edition prints at http://jcruzfineart.com.
Call for Submissions Wax Poetry and Art Magazine accepts submissions in many genres including poetry, visual art, photography, music, spoken word, and haiku. Submissions are also accepted separately into contests. Complete details are on the Submissions page.
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