Camera Obscura Journal Photography Design Contest

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Camera Obscura Journal Photography Design Contest, focuses on Photography and Photo Manipulation Design, and last date of submissions is: 15 / 09 / 2011
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The Camera Obscura Journal of Literature and Photography is hosting its Spring 2011 International photography competition for both professional and non-professional photographers. Deadline September 15, 2011 Open to all types of photography and photography-based mixed media artworks. Judged on the following: -artistic merit (use of the elements and principles of art and design, as well as artistic impact and story-telling) -technical proficiency (includes proper use of light) We're looking for [Read further].
 
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· EVALUATION 38.52 · MAIN DETAILS 96.00
· DATES & TIMELINE 35.00 · FEES & COSTS 17.19
· SUBMISSION REQUIREMENTS & DETAILS 78.57 · JURY DETAILS 20.62
· SECONDARY DETAILS 34.08 · ORGANIZER & SPONSORS 63.07
· PUBLISHING AND AWARD CEREMONY 19.48 · CONTACT DETAILS 83.33
· WINNERS OBLIGATIONS 33.33 · CERTIFICATES AND TROPHIES 43.33
· ELIGIBILITY CONDITIONS 99.33 · RESULTS 75.00
· AWARDS AND PRIZES 75.83 · DESIGNERS' RIGHTS 80.00
· PRESS RELEASE 0.00 · DESIGN BRIEF 83.33
 
MAIN DETAILS
KEYWORDS
TAGS, KEYWORDS AND KEY PHRASES
Photography, Digital Photography, Camera Obscura Journal
CATEGORY AND FOCUS
DESIGN COMPETITION NAME
Camera Obscura Journal Photography Design Contest
WHAT IS THE GENERAL CATEGORY?
Photography and Photo Manipulation Design
WHAT ARE THE CATEGORIES OR SUB-CATEGORIES?
There are not any sub-categories.
WHAT IS THE MAIN FOCUS OR SUBJECT?
artistically and technically accomplished photography or manipulated photography
WHAT IS THE GENERAL COMPETITION TYPE?
Photography / Visualization Competition (or Sketching and/or Rendering)
WHAT IS THE GENERAL ORIENTATION?
Arts Oriented
WHO ARE THE TARGET PARTICIPANTS?
Professional and Amateur Photographers
IS THERE A PARTICULAR RESTRICTION WHILE DESIGNING?
No, There are no particular restrictions while designing.
CORE CONTACTS
WEBSITE
http://www.obscurajournal.com/guidelines.php
CONTACT US PAGE
http://www.obscurajournal.com/darkroom.php
CONTACT EMAIL
editor@obscurajournal.com
SECONDARY DETAILS
LANGUAGES & ORIGIN
ORIGIN COUNTRY
United States of America
PRIMARY (NATIVE) LANGUAGE OF THIS COMPETITION
The native language of this competition is unknown or unstated.
DO THE COMPETITION HAVE AN ENGLISH WEBPAGE?
Yes
REPEATING FREQUENCY AND HISTORY
THE YEAR WHEN THE COMPETITION WAS ORGANIZED FOR THE FIRST TIME
2009
HOW MANY TIMES HAS THE COMPETITION BEEN ORGANIZED
This competition was organized 3 times
DOES THIS COMPETITION REPEAT EVERY YEAR?
Yes
REPEAT FREQUENCY OF THE COMPETITION?
Repeats Often (Depending On The Number of Registrants)
ORGANIZER & SPONSORS
ORGANIZER
Sfumato Press
ORGANIZER TYPE?
Press, Traditional Media or Other Publishing Related
NUMBER OF SPONSORS
2
SPONSOR #1
SPONSOR #1
Camera Obscura Journal of Literature & Photography
WEBSITE OF SPONSOR #1
www.obscurajournal.com
SPONSOR #11 TYPE?
Press, Traditional Media or Other Publishing Related
SPONSOR #1 SPONSORSHIP TYPE?
The relation of Sponsor #1 with the competition is not explained.
SPONSOR #2
SPONSOR #2
The Polished Photographer
WEBSITE OF SPONSOR #2
www.thepolishedphotographer.com
SPONSOR #21 TYPE?
Design Oriented Company
SPONSOR #2 SPONSORSHIP TYPE?
The relation of Sponsor #2 with the competition is not explained.
ELIGIBILITY CONDITIONS & JOINING
AGE RESTRICTIONS OR LIMITATIONS
Minimum age required to join is 18 , and
CAN PEOPLE SUBMIT MULTIPLE DESIGNS?
Yes (With Single Registration)
MAXIMUM NUMBER OF SUBMISSIONS PER PERSON OR TEAM
The maximum number of submissions is not given.You can submit as many designs (infinite / unlimited) as you wish.
CAN PEOPLE JOIN AS TEAMS?
No, Only individual submissions are allowed. Teams not allowed.
MAXIMUM TEAM SIZE
You cannot join this competition as a team, only individual submissions are allowed. (Maximum team size is 1 person).
REGIONAL OR TERRITORIAL SCOPE OF THE COMPETITION
International
THE EXLUSIVE REGIONAL OR TERRITORIAL AREA
There are not any exlusive regional or territorial areas for this competition or this information is not stated.
STUDENTS' OR PROFESSIONALS' COMPETITION?
This competition is Open to All
OPEN TO ALL OR MEMBERS ONLY?
This competition is Open To All
ELIGIBILITY CONDITIONS URL
http://www.obscurajournal.com/photog-submit1.php
DATES & TIMELINE
START OF REGISTRATION DATE
It is not clearly stated when does the competition registrations start. Please check the submission date if it is given.
END OF REGISTRATION DATE
It is not clearly stated when does the competition registrations end. Please check the end of submissions date if it is given.
START OF SUBMISSIONS (START) DATE
Tuesday 15th of March 2011 (15/03/2011)
Submissions started 2443 days ago.
END OF SUBMISSONS (FINISH) DATE
Thursday 15th of September 2011 (15/09/2011)
Submission period have ended 2259 days ago.
HOW MANY STEPS OR PHASES ARE THERE IN THIS COMPETITION
Ladder, Two Steps
SECOND PHASE START DATE
Saturday 1st of October 2011 (01/10/2011)
Second phase have passed 2243 days ago.
JURY MEETING DATE
It is not clearly stated when the jury will meet. Please check the detailed competition timeline from their website.
RESULTS ANNOUNCED TO WINNERS AT DATE
It is not clearly stated when the results will be announced to winners. Please check the detailed competition timeline from their website.
PUBLIC RESULTS ANNOUNCED AT DATE
It is not clearly stated when the results will be made public. Please check the detailed competition timeline from their website.
DETAILED TIMELINE URL
www.obscurajournal.com/guidelines.php
TIMELINE FOR DIFFERENT PAYMENT PERIODS FOR PAID COMPETITIONS
EARLY REGISTRATION DATE
Early-bird registration date is not stated, please check competition website if there is.
STANDARD REGISTRATION DATE
Standard registration date is not stated, please check competition website if there is.
LATE REGISTRATION DATE
Late / last-minute registration date is not stated, please check competition website if there is.
FEES & COSTS
All the fees given in this section are normally in EUROs, if you would like to convert the fees to any other currency such as USD etc, click here.
IS THIS COMPETITION FREE TO JOIN?
No, this is a paid competition.
GALA / CELEBRATION NIGHT FEE
The gala-night fee for this competition is not stated.
PHYSICAL EXHIBITION OF DESIGNS FEE
The exhibition fee for this competition is not stated.
PUBLIC RELATIONS & PR CAMPAIGN FEE
The pr-campaign fee for this competition is not stated.
TRANSPORTATION AND SET-UP FEE
The transportation and set-up fee for this competition is not stated.
PUBLISHING FEE
The publishing fee for this competition is not stated.
YEARBOOK (DESIGN INDEX, RESULTS BOOK) FEE OR COST
The yearbook fee for this competition is not stated.
OTHER FEES AND PAYMENTS URL
Webpage address link (URL) of the complete list of any other fees or payments is not given.
FEES AND COSTS STRUCTURE AND DETAILS FOR PAID COMPETITIONS
EARLY REGISTRATION FEE
The enterence and processing fees for this competition is: 4 Euros (€) for the early-bird period.
STANDARD REGISTRATION FEE
The standard enterence and processing fees for this competition is: 8 Euros (€).
LATE REGISTRATION FEE
The late-entry period enterence and processing fees for this competition is not given.
DOES THE COMPETITION SENDS AN INVOICE
No, the competition does not send an invoice.
PUBLISHING AND AWARD CEREMONY
ARE THE COMPETITION RESULTS PUBLISHED AS A BOOK
Yes, Only the selected submissions and winners will be published as a book.
ARE THE COMPETITION RESULTS PUBLISHED ONLINE
No, The results are not published online.
IS THERE A GALA NIGHT / AWARD CEREMONY?
No, There is not a Gala Night or Award Ceremony.
GALA NIGHT & AWARD CEREMONY VENUE
We do not know clearly where will the ceremonies take place or what is the location of the gala-night.
IS THERE A PHYSICAL EXHIBITION?
No, there will not be a physical exhibition.
PHYSICAL EXHIBITION LOCATION
We are unclear about where will the exhibition take place or what is the location of the exhibition.
DOES DESIGNERS PHOTOS GET PUBLIHED?
No, Pictures of participants are not published.
PRIVATE INFORMATIONS GET PUBLISHED?
No, Private information of participants are not published.
IS THE COMPETITION RESULTS BOOK SOLD OR DISTRIBUTED FOR FREE?
We do not believe that the competition results books are distributed free to all, this information is not given.
IS THERE A POST-PR CAMPAIGN FOR WINNERS?
We are not sure if there is a public-relations campaign run for winners after competition results announced.
CONTACT DETAILS
ADDRESS TO SUBMIT
The postal address to send physical entries to the competition or contact for regular mail is: http://www.obscurajournal.com/photog-submit2.php
CITY / COUNTRY
United States of America
PHONE
214-578-8146
AWARDS AND PRIZES
NUMBER OF AWARDS
There are 6 types of awards in this competition.
ARE THE NUMBER OF AWARDS BASED ON PERCENTAGE OR IS IT FIXED?
There is a fixed number of awards, number of participants do not change the number of awards.
TOTAL AWARD PRIZES IN EUROS
The total award prizes sum to: 1 Euros (€).
WILL PARTICIPATING DESIGNS BE REALIZED?
No, The organizer will not realize winning designs under any condition.
DISTRIBUTION OF AWARD PRIZES AND MONEY
How are the award money are distributed? Please choose the correct answer..
Prizes/Money given only to awarded designs.
AWARD #1
AWARD #1 NAME
The Name of the Award #1 is Camera Obscura Award for Outstanding Professional Photography.
AWARD #1 MONEY PRIZE
The monetary prize for the Award #1 is 1000 Euros (€).
AWARD #1 OTHER PRIZES
Other secondary prizes, bonuses, gifts or incentives for the Award #1 are: N/A.
AWARD #2
AWARD #2 NAME
The Name of the Award #2 is Camera Obscura Award for Outstanding Amateur Photography.
AWARD #2 MONEY PRIZE
The monetary prize for the Award #2 is 250 Euros (€).
AWARD #2 OTHER PRIZES
Other secondary prizes, bonuses, gifts or incentives for the Award #2 are: N/A.
AWARD #3
AWARD #3 NAME
The Name of the Award #3 is Editor's Choice Professional .
AWARD #3 MONEY PRIZE
The monetary prize for the Award #3 is N/A Euros (€).There is not a monetary prize for the Award #3.
AWARD #3 OTHER PRIZES
Other secondary prizes, bonuses, gifts or incentives for the Award #3 are: N/A.
AWARD #4
AWARD #4 NAME
The Name of the Award #4 is Editor's Choice Amateur.
AWARD #4 MONEY PRIZE
The monetary prize for the Award #4 is N/A Euros (€).There is not a monetary prize for the Award #4.
AWARD #4 OTHER PRIZES
Other secondary prizes, bonuses, gifts or incentives for the Award #4 are: N/A.
AWARD #5
AWARD #5 NAME
The Name of the Award #5 is finalists professional.
AWARD #5 MONEY PRIZE
The monetary prize for the Award #5 is N/A Euros (€).There is not a monetary prize for the Award #5.
AWARD #5 OTHER PRIZES
Other secondary prizes, bonuses, gifts or incentives for the Award #5 are: N/A.
AWARD #6
AWARD #6 NAME
The Name of the Award #6 is finalists amateur.
AWARD #6 MONEY PRIZE
The monetary prize for the Award #6 is N/A Euros (€).There is not a monetary prize for the Award #6.
AWARD #6 OTHER PRIZES
Other secondary prizes, bonuses, gifts or incentives for the Award #6 are: N/A.
AWARD #7
AWARD #7 NAME
The Name of the Award #7 is N/A.
AWARD #7 MONEY PRIZE
The monetary prize for the Award #7 is N/A Euros (€).There is not a monetary prize for the Award #7.
AWARD #7 OTHER PRIZES
Other secondary prizes, bonuses, gifts or incentives for the Award #7 are: N/A.
REMAINING AWARDS
FULL AWARDS LIST URL
The webpage address link (URL) of the complete list of remaining awards is not given.
SUBMISSION REQUIREMENTS & DETAILS
SUBMISSION REQUIREMENTS URL
http://www.obscurajournal.com/guidelines.php
PAGE / FILE NUMBER RESTRICTIONS
Page and file limits for this design competition is not clearly stated.
MAXIMUM FILE SIZE
Exact maximum file size permitted to be submitted is 4000 KB.4000
REQUIRE TECHNICAL DRAWINGS OR SOURCE FILES?
No, Technical Drawings or Source Files do not need to be submitted.
REQUIRE PHYSICAL SUBMISSIONS?
No, Physical entries are not required to be submitted.
ACCEPTED FILE FORMATS
Only Image Files (JPEG, PNG, TIFF, BMP etc) are accepted..
SUBMISSION METHOD
Only digital submission using online form.
REQUIRED TO SUBMIT DESCRIPTION OF "HOW TO PRODUCE"?
No need to submit, how-to-produce / realization information
REQUIRED TO SUBMIT DESCRIPTION OF THE CONCEPT, DESIGN OR IDEA?
The competition call does not state that you need to submit a description of your concept, however it is best practice to submit if it is otherwise stated.
DIGITAL IMAGE PIXEL SIZE AND RESOLUTIONS
Pixel sizes are not clearly stated.
Resolution requirements for the digital images are not clearly stated.
PHYSICAL PAPER / PRINT SIZE AND RESOLUTION
Paper sizes are not clearly stated.
Resolution requirements for the printed images are not clearly stated.
EVALUATION, JUDGING AND SCORING
SCORING AND JUDGING DETAILS
EVALUATION CRITERIA & JUDGING URL
http://www.obscurajournal.com/photog-submit1.php
DOES JURY MEET PHYSICALLY
It is not clearly stated if the jury will meet physically to perform judging or if it is an online judging process.
SELECTION SYSTEM
The selection is made by step by step elimination.
IS THE COMPETITION OPEN FOR PUBLIC VOTING?
No, There is no public voting.
IS A SCORE-SHEET SEND OR SHARED WITH THE PARTICIPANTS?
No, the participants will not recieve a printed score sheet or see their scores online.
ARE JURY NOTES SEND TO PARTICIPANTS?
No, the participants will not recieve printed jury notes or see them online.
IS THERE A NUMERICAL SCORE?
Yes, Each submission will recieve a numeric score.
ARE STATISTICS PROVIDED TO PARTICIPANTS?
No, The participants will not recieve printed competition statisticss or access them online.
JUDGING CRITERION #1
CRITERION #1
Judging criterion #1is Artistic Merit.
WEIGHT OF CRITERION #1
The % Weight of the Criterion #1 is 35%
JUDGING CRITERION #2
CRITERION #2
Judging criterion #2is Technical Merit .
WEIGHT OF CRITERION #2
The % Weight of the Criterion #2 is 25%
JUDGING CRITERION #3
CRITERION #3
Judging criterion #3is Creativity .
WEIGHT OF CRITERION #3
The % Weight of the Criterion #3 is 20%
JUDGING CRITERION #4
CRITERION #4
Judging criterion #4is Story.
WEIGHT OF CRITERION #4
The % Weight of the Criterion #4 is 20%
JUDGING CRITERION #5
CRITERION #5
Judging criterion #5is Use of Light.
WEIGHT OF CRITERION #5
The % Weight of the Criterion #5 is 10%
JURY DETAILS
HOW MANY JURY MEMBERS
5 people will judge the designs as jury.
JURY #1
JURY #1 NAME
The name of the Jury Member #1 is Carol Andrews Jensen.
JURY #1 IS SHE/HE FAMOUS?
This jury member is popular.
JURY #1 BACKGROUND?
This jury member is a craftsman
JURY #2
JURY #2 NAME
The name of the Jury Member #2 is Joel Grimes.
JURY #2 IS SHE/HE FAMOUS?
This jury member is popular.
JURY #2 BACKGROUND?
This jury member is a craftsman
JURY #3
JURY #3 NAME
The name of the Jury Member #3 is Carl Caylor.
JURY #3 IS SHE/HE FAMOUS?
This jury member is not famous.
JURY #3 BACKGROUND?
This jury member is a craftsman
JURY #4
JURY #4 NAME
The name of the Jury Member #4 is Kate Parker.
JURY #4 IS SHE/HE FAMOUS?
This jury member is not famous.
JURY #4 BACKGROUND?
This jury member is a technical person (Industry Specialist).
JURY #5
JURY #5 NAME
The name of the Jury Member #5 is Laura Wootan.
JURY #5 IS SHE/HE FAMOUS?
This jury member is not famous.
JURY #5 BACKGROUND?
This jury member is a technical person (Industry Specialist).
REMAINING JURY
OTHER JURY MEMBERS
The webpage address link (URL) of the page that lists other jury members is not given, although it is indicated that there are more than 15 jury members.
DESIGNERS' RIGHTS
DESIGN RIGHTS ARE
Designer keeps all the rights to the designs.
PUBLISHINGS OPT-IN & OUTS
Participants have to participate in all Publishings and Media Campaigns.
RETURN OF PHYSICAL SUBMISSIONS
Physical submissions are kept by the organizer and are not returned (Submissions become the property of the organizer).
WINNERS OBLIGATIONS
TERMS & AGREEMENTS URL
http://www.obscurajournal.com/photog-submit1.php
TOTAL DUE FEES AND REQUIRED PAYMENTS
Total due fees and other required payments for this competition is 0 Euros (€).
WINNERS OBLIGATIONS
publication and image usage for promotional purposes
DOES WINNER DESIGNERS HAS TO PARTICIPATE IN AN EVENT?
The organizers did not indicate wheather the winners have to participate in an event or not.
DOES DESIGNERS NEED TO MAKE ADVERTISEMENT FOR THE COMPETITION?
The organizers did not state if the participating designers have to make advertisement for the competition such as sending e-mails, post-cards etc for promotive purposes.
POST COMMISIONING, WORK OPTIONS AND OBLIGATIONS
It is not clearly indicated if the winner designers need or given chance to work for the organizers or sponsors.
TRANSFER OR SALES OF DESIGNS
The organizers did not indicate if winners need or given chance to sell their designs to organizer.
CERTIFICATES AND TROPHIES
DOES THE COMPETITION SENDS PRINTED JOINING CERTIFICATES?
No, The competition does not send a hardcopy certificate for joining.
DOES THE COMPETITION SENDS PRINTED WINNERS CERTIFICATES?
No, The competition does not send a hardcopy (printed) certificate to winners.
DOES THE COMPETITION SENDS WINNERS AN AWARD/TROPHY?
No, The competition does not send a physical trophy or an award.
DOES THE COMPETITION PERMITS THE USE OF A "WINNER" LOGO?
Yes, the winners of the competition can use a winners-logo or badge to promote thier products and designs.
PRESS RELEASE
ANNOUNCEMENT TEXT
A press-release to distribute to press members, bloggers, magazine editors etc was unfortunetely not provided.
DESIGN BRIEF
COMPETITION BRIEF URL
http://www.obscurajournal.com/guidelines.php
WHICH INSTITUTION WANTS US TO DESIGN?
Camera Obscura Journal of Literature & Photography
WHAT KIND OF INSTITUTION WANTS US TO DESIGN?
Literary & Arts Journal
THE ULTIMATE AIM OF THE COMPETITION?
To literature and photography together showcased with editorial standards for both.
WHO TO DESIGN FOR?
cosumers who appreciate art and literature
WHICH MESSAGE TO CARRY?
visually intriguing, innovative, accomplished photography
REGARDING WHAT TO DESIGN?
Try to do something a little different.
WHERE TO LOOK FOR INSPIRATION?
ttp://www.tomchambersphoto.com/ Editor's choice winner in the first competiton
THE LAST ADVICE
?
2009
RESULTS
NOTE: Expect this section to be filled only after the competition is finalized and results anounced to the public.
ANNOUNCED DATE
Results have either not been announced yet or not available in this page. Please check the competition website in case they might have already been posted there.
DETAILS
FURTHER DETAILS
The Camera Obscura Journal of Literature and Photography is hosting its Spring 2011 International photography competition for both professional and non-professional photographers. Deadline September 15, 2011 Open to all types of photography and photography-based mixed media artworks. Judged on the following: -artistic merit (use of the elements and principles of art and design, as well as artistic impact and story-telling) -technical proficiency (includes proper use of light) We're looking for the best, most visually intriguing photography we can find We have a distinguished panel of judges. All entries are judged anonymously and are accepted only through our electronically submission system. $15 entry in the professional category - top cash prize $1200 and publication $10 entry in the non professional category - $300 and publication Finalists may also receive publication and $100 gift card to the Polished Photographer (professional finalists)
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