Cebu Guitar Festival Photo Contest 2010

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Cebu Guitar Festival Presents Cebu Guitar Festival Photo Contest 2010. This photography contest is open to hobbyists, serious hobbyists and professional photographers.

Cebu Guitar Festival Photo Contest 2010

Cebu Guitar Festival Photo Contest 2010


1. This photography contest is open to hobbyists, serious hobbyists and professional photographers.

2. Official Entry forms are available at The Outpost in Lahug from 6pm to 2am, Tuesdays to Sundays.

3. Two categories: “SISTA” and “ANG GITARISTA UG ANG SISTA”

4. Registration fee is ONE HUNDRED FIFTY (P150) per registrant. This covers THREE (3) entries per category. An additional TWENTY pesos (P20) will be charged for every additional photo per category.

“Sista” and “Ang Gitarista ug ang Sista”:
1st place – P5,000
2nd Place – 3,000
3rd Place- 1,000
Finalists (4th to 30th) will receive certificates.

Photo Contest Categories:

a. “Sista” – any image of Cebu’s famous guitar (whether by itself, while it is being made, on display, as a souvenir, with or without a human subject, while being used/tuned, in a band or alone, etc.) The image should showcase the guitar as the main subject.

  • Deadline for entries for “Sista” category will be on November 12, 2010 at 10:00 pm at The Outpost
    Stock photos are allowed.
  • Entries are to be submitted as an 8”x10” printed photo, with or without borders, together with the corresponding RAW file in CD/DVD format with the name of the photographer on the CD/DVD and envelope.
  • Entries should bear the number of the photographer and the orientation of the photo at the back of the entry
  • Identifying marks (e.g. watermarks, initials, etc) that in any way identifies ownership are prohibited on the photo entry.
  • Post processing in “Sista” category is limited to only basic, global, post-processing actions for contrast, levels, color, sharpening and cropping. Adding or removing of objects within the frame is prohibited. Composite pictures will be disqualified.

b. “Ang Gitarista ug ang Sista” – This is an On-the-Spot photo contest of the live performances of Cebu’s guitarists performing at the Outpost during the “Cebu Guitarfest” which happens on November 6 – 26, 2010.

  • The image should capture:
    • any of the featured guitarists while performing onstage;
    • any guitarist AND his guitar offstage;
    • any roadie/assistant AND the guitar while preparing for the set/ or on the way to the stage, etc.
  • All entries should be candid and unposed.
  • Images captured (JPEG) are to be submitted for uploading straight from the camera on the same night the photo was taken.
  • Images should be uploaded in the Cebu Guitarfest photo contest station. Entries will be accepted from 10 pm to 12 midnight.
  • No post processing is permitted for “Ang Gitarista ug ang Sista” category.

5. Awarding of Prizes to Winners will be on November 27, 2010 at the Outpost.

6. Decision of the designated Board of Judges shall be final and unappealable.

7. The photographer understands that photos submitted to this contest may be used by The Outpost and the organizers of the Cebu Guitar Festival. By submitting the photograph for entry into the competition, The photographer will retain his copyright and hereby grant the Outpost and the organizers of the Cebu Guitar Festival a royalty-free, non-assignable, worldwide, non-exclusive license to use the photo image in any of The Outpost initiated promotion/s. In addition, photos and CDs/DVD’s submitted will not be returned.

Photo credits will be given whenever applicable.

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