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  International Exhibition of Photography  
  "OPEN BELGIAN PHOTOGRAPHIC CONTEST 2020"  
  PROPOSITIONS AND PARTICIPATION    
 

 


"OPEN BELGIAN PHOTOGRAPHIC CONTEST 2020"

Full FIAP and PSA approved



CONDITIONS OF ENTRY
The salon is open to amateur and professional photographers from  all over
the world. 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.

DATA PROTECTION
By entering this exhibition, you are explicitly consenting to the personal details you have supplied, including email addresses, being held, processed and used by the exhibition organizers for purposes associated with this exhibition. You also explicitly consent to such information being sent to organizations which have accorded official recognition, patronage or accreditation to this exhibition. You acknowledge and accept that entering this exhibition means that the status and results of your entry may be made public.
Your email address and contact information will not be made public.

SECTIONS
- There are four sections, all digital:

A) OPEN COLOR (color digital) FIAP and PSA PID Color
B) OPEN MONOCHROME (monochrome digital) FIAP and PSA PID Monochrome
C) PHOTO TRAVEL (color/monochrome digital) FIAP and PSA PTD
D) PHOTOJOURNALISM (color/monochrome digital) FIAP and PSA PJD

- Each photo can be presented in only one section.

PHOTOGRAPHS
AUTHORS MUST FILL OUT ENTRY FORM AND SUBMIT PHOTOS ONLINE
Photos must be in JPG file format, maximum dimensions: 1920 pix. Horizontal side
and 1080 pix. Vertical side in 300 dpi. compression 7-12, max 2Mb.

FILE NAMING
No requirements for file names, file name should be as you
would want it to appear in the catalogue (same as title name).
Our program will later add the necessary data .
Only English letters (a-z) are allowed.

ENTRY FEE
20 Eur. for all 4 sections

Entry fee is mandatory for all participants.

Possible ways of payment:
- PayPal transfer
- Cash sent to organizer’s address (Checks and IRC are not accepted)
- The works of the authors who did not pay the fee would not be taken
into consideration.

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.obpc.eu

PDF CATALOG
The PDF Catalogue for download on our web site: www.obpc.eu

RESPONSIBILITY OF THE ORGANIZER
Organizer will take all possible care when handling the incoming and
outgoing mail. However, we do not accept any responsibility for  damage or
loss during transit.

JURY MEMBERS:
Chris DISCART, MFIAP, Belgium
Jacky Panhuysen, EFIAP/s, Belgium
Vincent Cochain, EFIAP/b, Belgium

AWARDS
FIAP Blue Badge for the best Author
FIAP Gold medal in each section (4 altogether) 
PSA Gold medal in each section (4 altogether)
BFF/FBP Gold medal in  each section (4 altogether)
BFF/FBP Silver medal in  each section (4 altogether)
BFF/FBP Bronze medal in  each section (4 altogether)
+ 6 FIAP honorable mention ribbons in each section (24 altogether)
+ 4 PSA honorable mention in each section (16 altogether)
+ 15 BFF/FBP honorable mention in each section (60 altogether)

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.

CALENDAR
Closing date:     15.11.2020.
Judging:     20-21.11.2020.
Notification:     05.12.2020. www.obpc.eu
On-line PDF Exhibition Catalog: 15.02.2021.
Sending of awards: 15.02.2021.

EXHIBITION PUBLIC SHOWINGS
23.01.2021.
29.01.2021.

Electronic Slide Show Program will be shown on a High resolution Full HD Projector.

RECOGNITIONS
FIAP 2020/465
PSA 2020-481
BFF/FBP 2020/13



ORGANIZING COMMITTEE
Freddy Van Gilbergen, MFIAP, Chairman of the contest
freddy.van.gilbergen@gmail.com

 


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