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Organization : Getaway Magazine
Competition Name : Getaway Gallery Photographic Competition 2019
Applicable For : African citizens/foreigners with permanent residency African Countries
Competition Deadline : 15 October 2019
Prize : Grand prize a trip for two to Anantara Bazaruto Island Resort, in Mozambique
Website : https://www.getaway.co.za/photo/getaway-gallery-competition/
Getaway Gallery Photographic Competition
2019’s Getaway Gallery winner is in for a luxury tropical-island treat at a particularly photogenic destination off the coast of Mozambique.
Related : Africa Geographic & Land Rover and Canon Photographer of the Year 2019 : www.southafricain.com/13410.html
How To Enter
** How to enter the 2019 Getaway Gallery competition is in full swing.
** Send us your best images of African wildlife, people and landscape images.
** Email your entries (about 1MB in size, max five a month) with your name and contact details to gallery AT getaway.co.za.
** Include a title, information on how and where you took the image, and details on the camera make and model, as well as the specific settings you used for the image.
Terms & Conditions
1. What are we looking for?
We have three categories for entry: wildlife, landscapes and culture. We’re looking for original images that make us sit up and take notice. We judge images on three aspects: technical ability, overall aesthetics and storytelling ability.
2. Accepted subject matter and image editing :
Read our full description of our allowed criteria for image entry and edits on our Gallery Competition page
3. Resize and rename your images :
Resize the longest edge of the image to 15cm at 240 dpi. Save your image under the title (your name_image title) and close your image.
4. Copy, paste and answer the following points into your email :
Area of Permanent residence
Brief description of the scene and how you took the image
5. Send us your images :
** Email your photos to gallery AT getaway.co.za – please note that we accept a maximum of five images a person a month.
** If you have more than five images to submit, please wait and submit them the following month.
** The first time you send us an image, you will receive a response saying your image has been submitted.
** Thereafter, you will not receive any more acknowledgement emails as our server won’t recognize you as a new sender.
Terms & Conditions
** African citizens/foreigners with permanent residency, work visas, critical skills visas or long-term residency visas in an African country or its islands are eligible to enter this competition.
** Entrants must be over 18 years of age. Entrants expressly declare that they are duly authorised to participate in the competition.
** All caption, personal and technical information that is requested must be supplied by the photographer.
** Photographers must have taken the image that they submit themselves and be able to supply RAW or original files when requested.
** Photographers must receive permission in their private capacity to photograph any subject matter (be it human or animal) before entry to the competition. Getaway and Gallery sponsors bear no legal responsibility for images published or used in the Gallery structure.
** If your image has won, or placed, in any previous photographic competition, information thereof must be declared upon entry. Similarly, images that have been published, either in print or online, must be accompanied by a declaration Judges reserve the right to exclude any images deemed to have been used or appeared in public extensively.
** If your image is chosen for publication by another entity after having been selected as a Gallery finalist, please notify the Gallery Team immediately.
** You may not enter the same image into the Gallery competition more than once.
** The winner and a parter will fly from Joburg to Vilanculos, courtesy of Airlink.
** From there they’ll be transferred by boat to Anantara Bazaruto Island Resort, a private paradise in the Bazaruto Archipelago.
** The winner also bags two specialist Tamron lenses sponsored by Singer Photographic.
The first prize includes :
** Two return air tickets on Airlink from Joburg to Vilanculos
** Full-board accommodation for two people for four nights in a beach villa at Anantara Bazaruto Island Resort
** Select beverages, including complimentary in-room mini bar
** Horse riding along the beach
** Non-motorised watersports
** A Tamron 150-600mm G2 super-telezoom lens
** A Tamron 15-30mm G2 ultra-wide angle lens
Second Prize worth R22 000 :
From Singer Photographic
** A Tamron 100-400mm zoom lens
** A Tamron 70-210mm zoom lens
Third prize worth R15 000 :
Includesa AParrot Anafi drone (extended version) from Singer Photographic
Reader’s Choice prize
** In addition to standing the chance of winning these prizes, entrants could win a monthly Reader’s Choice Award which goes to the image with the most votes on Getaway’s Facebook page.
** Each month, one week before the magazine hits shelves, we’ll post the top 10 images selected by our judges online.
** From those, our judges will have chosen the top five images that you’ll find in the magazine the following week and you, the reader, will be able to vote for your top images too!
** The image with the most votes at the end of each week will win a year’s print subscription to Getaway Magazine.
Prize Terms & Conditions
** Prizes are non-transferable, and no cash alternatives are available.
** Prizes are only deliverable to African postal addresses.
** In order to secure your travel dates, it is recommended to book your ticket at least four months prior to departure.
** Winner must have valid travel documents (passport, required visas and relevant health certificates) and insurance.
** The closing date for entries is 15 October 2019. The judges cannot accept responsibility for late entries.
** The judges’ decision is final and no correspondence will be entered into.
** Multiple winners may be subject to a tie-break to decide an outright winner.
** Getaway may re-allot prizes if we are unable to contact selected winners. Please ensure that you provide the correct contact details.
** Prizes not claimed within three months will be forfeited.