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3rd International Photo Salon «Georgian Drag – 2019»
FIAP № 2019/372
GPU № L190101-M2G,1S,1B

PROPOSITIONS AND PARTICIPATION:

1. ORGANIZERS

ASSOCIATION OF PHOTOGRAPHERS OF GEORGIA


2. CONDITIONS OF ENTRY
The salon is open to amateur and professional photographers from all over the world. On Jury’s approval the entrants must send the photographs digitally. Entrants must be authors of the works they submit. Each participant may send maximum of 4 photographs to each section. The organizer can use the exhibited works for reproduction in the catalogue and for promotion without paying any author’s fee.
"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."

3. SECTIONS
There are four digital sections:
A) DIGITAL: OPEN / color
B) DIGITAL:  OPEN / monochrome
C) DIGITAL: LANDSCAPE (color/monochrome)
D) DIGITAL: PEOPLE (color/monochrome)

Each photo can be presented in only one section.

4. PHOTOGRAPHS
Photos must be in JPG file format, Entries size requirements: 1024 x 768 pixels (exactly 1024 px on the longest side), maximum file size: 1Mb. You have to upload the files online with our entry-form. Each entry-form must be written only in English. No requirements for file names, file name should be as you would want it to appear in the catalogue. Only English letters (a-z) are allowed.

5. ENTRY FORM
Authors submit photos online. Each entry-form must be written only in English.
Following the instructions on www.photo-forum.eu. Online registration (Entry Form): http://www.photo-forum.eu/menu_id/3/lang/1/Entry_form?project=1

6. ENTRY FEE
Entry fee is mandatory for all participants: 15 Eur – two senction, 17 Euros for all 4 sections. Possible ways of payment – PayPal transfer.
Terms of payment – PayPal at the email: georgiandragsalon@gmail.com
For another way for payment please contact us by email: apg.contests@gmail.com
Payment comments please write the full name of the author. Checks are not accepted. The works of the authors who did not pay the fee would not be taken into consideration.

7. REPORT CARD NOTIFICATIONS
All participants will receive report card notifications via e-mail. The  results of the exhibition will also be published on the website www.photo-forum.eu

8. CATALOG
On-line PDF Exhibition Catalog.

9. JURY MEMBERS:
Akaki Pkhakadze, QEP, APG chairman (Georgia)
Natalia Zviadadze, EFIAP (Georgia)
Rauf Umudov, (Azerbaijan)
Reserve  member of the jury:  Mzia Lekveishvili, APG (Georgia)

10. AWARDS
FIAP Blue Badge for the best Author
FIAP – Gold medals in each section (4 altogether)  + 2 FIAP honorable mention ribbons in each section  (8 altogether)
APG (Association of Photographers of Georgia) – 4 Gold, 4 Silver, 4 Bronze medals (12 altogether) + 12 Diplomas, + 12 APG Honorable Mention Ribbon
SALON – 4 Gold, 4 Silver, 4 Bronze medals (12 altogether) + 12 Diplomas, + 12 SALON Honorable Mention Ribbon.
GPU - 2 Gold medal, 1 Silver, 1 bronze medals (4 altogether) +8 Ribbons,
UPA (Union of Photographers of Azerbaijan) - 4 Gold, 4 Silver, 4 Bronze medals (12 altogether)12 Diplomas, + 12 UPA Honorable Mention Ribbon
PHOTOLIFE – 12 Diplomas + 12 PHOTOLIFE Honorable Mention Ribbon
The jury reserves the right to grant additional awards. Each author  can receive only one award in each of the section. The decision of  the jury is final and irrevocable, complaints are not possible.

11. CALENDAR
Closing date: 27.06.2019
Judging: 12-13.07.2019
Notification: 23.07.2019 on www.photo-forum.eu
Exhibition and awards: 08.2019
Publishing of catalog: 09.2019

12. ORGANIZING COMMITTEE
Nino Mghebrishvili – organizing committee APG Board Member, e-mail: photographers.ge@gmail.com
Marika Charkviani – secretary
Members: Nino Inadze, Inga Richkova, Tamar Peikrishvili