Life in Singapore Photo Competition

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Helping Hands & Caring Hearts, a member of United Associations of Singapore (UAS)* invites you to enter the Life in Singapore Photo Competition.

Winning photos (in particular 3 photos from each category for each organisation-member) will be published in the 2014 UAS Book, Singapore: Unity in Diversity. Final selection will be conducted by UAS’ judging panel.

Overview
Submission
Requirements
Deadline
Terms and Conditions
Your Rights

Overview
This coffee table book will showcase a unique collection of images contributed by all of the organizations of UAS to show the diversity of the organizations represented in Singapore, demonstrate how its members appreciate and also contribute to Singaporean life and culture and how, collectively, UAS organizations make outstanding contributions to the Singapore community.

Singapore: Unity in Diversity (TBD)will be published in January 2014. All of the proceeds of this book will be donated to a charity, DaySpring. For more info on the charity, please visit www.dayspring.org.sg.

Submission
You will represent our organization and your photos will be published under our chapter, Helping Hands & Caring Hearts.

You may submit photos under three categories:

• People of SG
• Cuisines of SG
• Places of SG

We’re especially interested in photos demonstrating expat life in Singapore, for example: Expats getting involved in the local community; exploration of Singapore’s cultural diversity; expats assimilating to the Singapore lifestyle, culture and activities.

Please send your photo in low resolution to photo@helpinghands-sg.com. Originals must have a resolution of 6 million pixels or greater (6 megapixels) to be made available upon request.

Your email must include:

• photo in low resolition
• photo caption
• subject
• location
• name of photographer
• Line: I, (photographer’s name) agree with Terms and Conditions of the completion and transfer all rights to print his photo in the UAS book without claim to royalties.

P.S. As conditions of this permission, UAS shall credit all photographs with the caption “Copyright Your Name”

Special Requirements:

Photos that have been digitally altered beyond standard optimization (removal of dust, cropping, reasonable adjustments to exposure, color, contrast etc.) will be disqualified. Photos must have a resolution of 6 million pixels or greater (6 megapixels) to be made available upon request. Multiple exposures that have been combined to produce a single “high Dynamic Range” image are acceptable. Images that do not meet these requirements may or may not be judged at the judging panel’s sole discretion. If you choose to photograph people, you are responsible for obtaining the necessary releases from individuals depicted and must be able to provide copies of those releases to UAS upon request.

Deadline:
Deadline for photo submission – 18th August 2013 to Helping Hands & Caring Hearts, after that selected winning photos (about 30-50 photos) will be submitted to UAS’ judging panel for final selection. Entrants may be asked to supplement their submission with the high resolution, 6 million pixels or greater (6 megapixels) anytime after 18th of August 2013. List of photos selected for the book and names of photographers will be published by end of November.

Terms and Conditions:
Photos: Photos that have been digitally altered beyond standard optimization (removal of dust, cropping, reasonable adjustments to exposure, color, contrast etc.) will be disqualified. Photos must have a resolution of 6 million pixels or greater (6 megapixels) to be made available upon request. Multiple exposures that have been combined to produce a single “high Dynamic Range” image are acceptable. Images that do not meet these requirements may or may not be judged at the judging panel’s sole discretion. If you choose to photograph people, you are responsible for obtaining the necessary releases from individuals depicted and must be able to provide copies of those releases to UAS upon request. Photos may be submitted in any format including but not limited to digital files, digital prints, color transparencies, color prints, or black and white prints, so long as they are submitted electronically. Previously published material for which non-exclusive rights were granted may be entered as long as you still maintain the right to grant us a license. You must disclose when and where the photo appeared previously to UAS upon request. All decisions made by the judges are final.
Your Rights: If your photo is formally honored as a winner, you grant UAS a royalty-free, nonexclusive right, in perpetuity to:
• Use photo on the internet to support the mission.
• Use photo in the UAS non-commercial communications
• Provide your photo to the other individuals and organizations for non-commercial use, UAS-related use in news stories, newsletters, reports, slide shows, displays, web pages, and the like
• Use, in connection with the photo contest, your name, country of residence, and home country in promotions and other publications.
• Keep files provided, and to archive the images on CD or in other electronic forms, so that your photos can be used to support the mission and be properly credited.

As conditions of this permission, UAS shall credit all photographs with the caption “Copyright Your Name”

Your Rights:
Your photographs help the Dayspring; www.dayspring.org.sg. Thank you for your support. You will retain all rights to any photograph you submit-including ownership if applicable. You only grant UAS rights (as described in terms and conditions) to your photograph if you are honored by the competition as a winner. Before you are formally honored, UAS will contact you to confirm that you wish to grant us rights to your image as described in terms and conditions.

* UAS is a non-profit, umbrella organization and aims to share ideas, knowledge, activities, strengthen relationships and promote community service among its member organizations. It includes members like American Association Singapore, British Association of Singapore, Canadian Association of Singapore and more then 15 other members.

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Helping Hands & Caring Hearts is a non-profit organisation that helps people coming to Singapore for medical treatment.

Address: 15 Lorong 35 Geylang, #05-05 Regal 35, Singapore 387945 Registration No: T13SS0040B
Email: info@helpinghands-sg.com   phone: +65 8286 2342

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