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FIAP SCHEDULE

LAST DATE OF ENTRY : 31st AUGUST 2017
JUDGEMENT : 2nd SEPTEMBER 2017
NOTIFICATION : 9th SEPTEMBER 2017
EXHIBITION : 6th - 8th NOVEMBER 2017
MAILING OF AWARDS : 6TH NOVEMBER 2017

 

RULES

 

All information including 'Title of Image' must be in the English only !


FIAP Rule :

"With the sole act of submitting his/her images or files to a salon under FIAP Patronage, the entrant accepts without exception and with no objection that the submitted images can be investigated by FIAP to establish if these obey to FIAP regulations and definitions even if the entrant is not a member of FIAP; that FIAP will use any means at its disposal for this undertaking; that any refusal to cooperate with FIAP or any refusal to submit the original files as captured by the camera, or failure to provide sufficient evidence, will be sanctioned by FIAP and that in case of sanctions following the non compliance with FIAP regulations, the name of the entrant will be released in any form useful to inform the breaches of the rules. It is recommended to leave the EXIF data in the submitted files intact in order to ease eventual investigations."

1. The exhibition is open to anyone; however, an entry may be rejected when the sponsoring organization or its agent, in its reasonable discretion, believes the entry does not conform to the exhibition rules and conditions.


2. Entries must originate as photographs (image-captures of objects via light sensitivity) made by the entrant on photographic emulsion or acquired digitally.


3. By virtue of submitting an entry, the entrant certifies the work as his own (aliases are not permitted). The entrant permits the sponsors to reproduce all or part of the entered material free of charge for publication and/or display in media related to the exhibition. This may include low resolution posting on a website. Note: Entrants who indicate that their images may not be reproduced or used “will not be eligible for awards” or inclusion in audio-visuals of the exhibition “and could be subject to disqualification” by the exhibition sponsors.


4. The exhibition assumes no liability of any misuse of copyright. All final work must be on photographic film, or on electronic file, or on photographic or electronic print material, mounting excepted. Images may be altered, either digitally or otherwise, by the entrant.


5. Colour or Monochrome version of the same image can be entered in one section only, either open colour section or open monochrome section.


6. Digital Image Submissions: Digital images must be submitted online directly through our web site www.aalokbaani.org .
Entries will not be accepted on CD or eMAIL.
Please use full title of the image in the Entry Form ( Max: 35 Characters with NO SPECIAL CHARACTERS; ONLY Roman English Alphabets and Numbers allowed), as you want them to be printed in the catalogue.
Each image must have a unique title.
Once an image has been accepted, that same image, or a like “in camera” or a “reproduction” duplicate of that image:


i. May not be re-entered in any section of the exhibition regardless of media, format, or title.


ii. May not be re-titled for entry. Words such as “Untitled” and “No Title” are not acceptable
as part or all of an image’s title, nor are camera capture filenames or titles consisting of only numbers.


7. Entries must be limited to not more than four digital images per section.
An entrant's four images will be distributed throughout four rounds of judging.
Each image must have a unique title.


8. No title or identification of the maker shall be written anywhere on the face of an image.


9. Titles of the images should not be unduly long. It should be within 35 Characters and special characters NOT allowed.


10.NUDES NOT ALLOWED IN THIS COMPETITION !


11. Members and judges are barred from participation in the competition.


12. Entries must reach by the last date.


13. Judgment and the public show will be done with digital projector having resolution of 1024 and 768 pixels.
Colour space-sRGB.


14. Decision of judges shall be final.


15. Results shall be declared on our website and the notification will be sent to individual entrant by email.


16. Details regarding Payment of Entry Fee must be mailed to Salon Chairman at aalokbaani@gmail.com

For foreign entrants:

Please forward at aalokbaani@gmail.com, the acknowledgement from ‘paypal’ after sending the fees, along with the name and country of the participant.

For Indian entrants:

Please email the payment details along with the name of the participant.

If the payment details are not e-mailed, as required,within 31st August 2017, the entry will be treated as ‘NOT PAID’ and will not qualify for participation. No further correspondence will be made in this regard.


18. Entries without appropriate entry fees within given period shall not be judged and no correspondence will be made in this regard.


19. Catalogue: A cataloge in PDF format will be available for download by all participants.


20. All entries shall conform to the stricter of these definitions for acceptances to be validated by all the International Organizations granting recognition or patronage.

Submission of entry implies the acceptance of the terms and conditions of the salon.

 

SECTIONS

 

There will be two sections in the salon and entries in each of these sections will be judged by two separate panels of judges.

1. OPEN COLOUR SECTION (Section A):

The salon shall have open section for color digital images. Image files on any subject including creative or experimental can be submitted in this section. Any image that qualifies for monochrome section but entered in the open colour section will be disqualified.

NUDES NOT ALLOWED.

2. OPEN MONOCHROME SECTION(Section B):

FIAP definition of monochrome images:

A black and white work fitting from the very dark grey (black) to the very clear grey (white) is a monochrome work with the various shades of grey. A black and white work toned entirely in a single colour will remain a monochrome work able to stand in the black and white category; such a work can be reproduced in black and white in the catalogue of a salon under FIAP Patronage. On the other hand a black and white work modified by a partial toning or by the addition of one colour becomes a colour work (polychrome) to stand in the colour category; such a work requires colour reproduction in the catalogue of a salon under FIAP Patronage.

NUDES NOT ALLOWED.

 

IMAGE SPECIFICATION

 

The digital images should be:

Format: JPEG with ‘.jpg’ extension only.
Resolution: 72 dpi
Dimension: 1024(Horizontal) X 768(Vertical) pixels. Maximum.
Size: 800kb. Maximum
Colour Space: sRGB
File Name: NO SEPARATE FILE NAMING REQUIRED. IT WILL BE GENERATED BY THE SYSTEM.
Title of Image: 35 Characters maximum. No special characters.
Images Per Section: 04 maximum.

 

PANEL OF JURY

 

Mr. SUDIP ROYCHOUDHURY
EFIAP, FFIP, AIIPC, IIPC Platinum, Hon.FBAF, Hon.FIVAF, Hon.FICS, Hon.PESGSPC

MR. SUBRATA BYSACK
EFIAP, MPSA, GPU CROWN 4, FFIP, BEPSS, Hon PESGSPC

MR. S.P. MUKHERJEE
AFIAP, AIIPC, IIPC Platinum, Hon. PESGSPC

ALT :

MR. KALYAN BHATTACHARYYA
EFIAP, FFIP

 

 

ENTRY FEES

 

For all overseas entrants:

ONE or BOTH SECTIONS :

USD 12 or EURO 12

GROUP ENTRY (10 OR ABOVE ENTRANTS) :

USD 10 OR 10 EURO


Payment to be made by

(Account ID: fees@aalokbaani.org)

For Indian entrants:

ONE or BOTH SECTIONS :

Rs. 400

GROUP ENTRY (10 OR ABOVE ENTRANTS) :

Rs. 300


Payment to be made ONLINE by or through NEFT or by Multicity Cheque or DD drawn in favour of “CHUCHURAH AALOKBAANI”

Kindly send the Cheque/Bank Draft to:-

Chuchurah Aalokbaani,
C/O Kalyan Bhattacharyya,
269,Barabazar,
P.O. - Chinsurah,
Dist - Hooghly,
West Bengal
PIN - 712101.

For Bank Transfer through NEFT:

Chuchurah Aalokbaani,
PUNJAB NATIONAL BANK
Chinsurah Branch,
A/c No. 1421000109135775,
IFSC Code: PUNB0142100.

Details regarding Payment of Entry Fee must be mailed to Salon Chairman at aalokbaani@gmail.com

For Overseas entrants:


PLEASE FORWARD THE ACKNOWLEDGEMENT FROM PAYPAL AFTER SENDING THE FEES TO aalokbaani@gmail.com ALONG WITH THE NAME OF THE PARTICIPANT AND THE COUNTRY.

For Indian entrants:


PLEASE EMAIL PAYMENT DETAILS ALONG WITH THE NAME OF THE PARTICIPANT TO aalokbaani@gmail.com

PLEASE DO NOT SEND ANY CASH CURRENCY, THIS IS ILLEGAL AND WILL BE CONFISCATED BY CUSTOMS.

 

CONTACT INFORMATION

 

Salon Chairman:

Mr. Kamal Bhattacharyya

269,Barabazar,
P.O. - Chinsurah,
Dist - Hooghly,
West Bengal
PIN - 712101.

Mob: 9433189493; E-mail :aalokbaani@gmail.com

Salon Secretary: Dr. Arup Ghosh

(www.arupghosh.in) Mob: 9433362954

For any query feel free to contact:- Email : aalokbaani@gmail.com

 

LIST OF AWARDS

FIAP ( Total 19 AWARDS ):

FIAP Gold Medals in all two Sections (Total 2 Gold Medals )
FIAP Silver Medals in all two Sections (Total 2 Silver Medals)
FIAP Bronze Medal in all two Sections (Total 2 Bronze Medals)
FIAP HM Ribbons; six in each Section (Total 12 HM Ribbons)

FIAP Best Entrant Award (Blue Pin)

 

FIP ( Total 2 AWARDS ):

FIP Gold Medals one in each section ( Total 2 Gold Medals )

ab Awards( Total 11 ab AWARDS ):


1. BEST PORTRAIT AWARD( 2 AWARDS...One for each Section )
2. BEST WILD LIFE AWARD ( 2 AWARDS ... One for each Section )
3. BEST LANDSCAPE AWARD ( 2 AWARDS...One for each Section)
4. BEST CREATIVE AWARD ( 2 AWARDS...One for each Section )
5. CHAIRMAN CHOICE AWARD ( 2 AWARDS...One for each Section )
6. BEST CLUB AWARD ( 1 AWARD ... Overall performance in all sections )

TOTAL OF 32 AWARDS TO BE WON !

 
   
 

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