“New Socialist Countryside Construction” Photo Contest

In order to record the great course of "Building a new socialist countryside", and to demonstrate the profound changes and brand new look of China's rural areas, agriculture and farmers in recent years, the People's Government of Antu County of Jilin Province has jointly organized the "New Socialist Countryside Construction" Photo Contest together with Global Photography. . We warmly welcome photographers and photography enthusiasts, as well as foreign photographers who live in China, to comprehensively demonstrate the development and changes of China's rural economy since the reform and opening up from different angles, and shed light on the great changes that are taking place in China's rural areas with their precious images.

Organizers: Global Photography & People's Government of Antu County of Jilin Province
Official website: http://en.g-photography.net

Submission time: 2018-09-20 ~ 2018-12-18

Theme:
Photos must closely focus on the goal of “Developed production, comfortable life, civilized custom, clean outlook, and democratic administration” proposed by CPC central committee, as well as the new socialist countryside construction and the development and changes of China's agricultural production and rural life with a unique perspective. In addition, we encourage entrants to submit works that reflect the rural economy, farmers' life stories, and new rural development in Antu County, Jilin Province.

Honors and Awards:
First Place                         1                          10,000 RMB & Certificate
Second Place                     3                          5000 RMB & Certificate
Third Place                        5                          2000 RMB & Certificate
Honorable Mentions           50                         200 RMB & Certificate
Note: All the cash awards are before tax, and the organizer will withhold and remit tax. Winners will receive prizes at Antu County, Jilin Province, China. Fees generated by transportation will be paid by entrants themselves. Those who fail to claim the prizes within the granted time are considered as waiving all rights.

Rules:
1.The Contest is open to all professional and amateur photographers, of all ages and nationalities.
2.Photos can be digital or film photos. Both colored and monochrome photos are welcome. (Photos taken in recent years are embraced.)
3.Photo manipulations are allowed, but composite and collage photos must be based on photographic images.
4.Singles must be submitted with a title and a caption. For series, a title and a general description within 200 words (introducing when and where the photos were taken) are needed.
5.Each series shall constitute 4 to 12 photos. The same photo should not enter both categories.
6.Submitted photo(s) must be in JPG format. Height*width must be less than 12 megapixels (with the longest side no less than 1000px). Finalists must submit the RAW or original camera files by request.
7.Photo(s) submitted, as well as titles and descriptions, must not contain any watermarks, borders, or any information suggesting the author’s real name. Content that is erotic, violent or against the laws, regulations and policies, and/or any other contents deemed to be contrary to the public morality or religious practices are prohibited and disqualified.
8.Upon submission, entrants acknowledge and warrant that the submitted photo(s) is/are original works created solely by the entrants and that the photo(s) do(es) not infringe on the rights of the third party, including but not limited to copyrights, portrait rights, rights of reputation and privacy.
9.All entrants understand that any image submitted to the competition may be used by the organizers, for marketing and promotional purposes of You the author and Global Photography perpetually in all media and publications, without any remuneration being due.
10.Entrants are deemed to agree on all rules upon submission. In case of disputes resulting from violating the above warrants, the entrants must undertake all liabilities.

Entry Fee:
Free.

Special Notes:
1.Photo(s) accepted will be exhibited on http://en.g-photography.net for a 10-day publicity (Beijing local time, or GMT+8) while a mailbox is set for real-name supervision. To ensure the fairness and justice of the Contest, photos will be judged by Chinese and foreign experts.
2.After publicity, the organizing committee will contact the finalists and require a copy of the identity card in conformity with registration information as the only valid proof. The organizer reserves the right at its sole discretion to disqualify the entries as a result of failure in providing valid proof within granted time or submitting personal information consistent with the original information.
3.To ensure fairness and justice, Global Photography stipulates that staff, jury and their immediate family members are forbidden to submit photo(s). Upon discovery, they will be disqualified from selection, evaluation and awarding.
4.The organizer reserves the right not to award all prizes in the event an insufficient number of eligible entries meeting the minimum judging criteria are received, as determined by judges in their sole discretion.
5.The organizing committee reserves the right of explaining this notice.

Contact:
E-mail:contact@g-photography.net