The Verzasca FOTO Association is accepting entries for its Verzasca FOTO Festival - Nera di Verzasca 2018 festival and photography award inviting all amateur and professional photographers to partecipate.
The Verzasca FOTO Festival is an annual event that offers open air exhibitions, photo nights with live music, meetings and workshops given by professional photographers.
The theme is open. Every participant can submit a personal photo story with minimum 3 and maximum 10 images. The format of the images must be JPEG, colour or monochrome. The dimension of the longer side must be 2000 pixels. No limitation of when the photo has been taken. Both analogical(scanned from negative or slide) and digital images are allowed. Participants must own the original files.
The jury is composed by international professional photographers and/or people related to photography.
The winners will be announced within the 10th of August 2018. The award ceremony will take place during the Verzasca FOTO Festival 2018.
The winning photographs remains at exclusive property of the author who authorises the promoter to use it for non-commercial purpose, to reproduce and publish them by any means, free of charge and without time limit; in particular, but not as a limiting factor, on websites, social networks, printed materials (e.g. flyers, posters, catalogues, etc.) related to the promotion of the Festival Verzasca FOTO.
The entry fee is 20 Swiss Francs (the equivalent of about 19 Euro / 20 USD).
The contest is open to all people who have reached the age of 18 by the 1st of March 2018, regardless of nationality or residence.
1st place - cash prize of 2000 Swiss Francs + personal exhibition from 06.09.2018 to the 29.10.2018 in Sonogno, Switzerland + board and lodge for 4 days during the Festival.
To the 2nd and 3rd place will be offered the participation to a workshop held during the Festival days from the 06.09.2018 to the 09.09.2018 + free board and lodge (value CHF 400 each).
The first 10 classified are invited to project their work at the photo night during the Festival Verzasca FOTO 2018 + it will be offered board and lodge for 4 days during the Festival.