The tourism Board of Almuñécar convenes the IV Concurso de Fotografía Ciudad de Almuñécar “Paraíso Mediterráneo” (annual photography competition) in order to promote and to make known the offer and the touristic richness of the municipality through the participating photographs, that reflect historical, cultural, gastronomic, ethnographic and/or scenic values of Amuñécar and La Herradura.
Participants must be over 18 years, whether professional or with a love for photography.
All the works presented must be original and unpublished in printed media. Works that have already been won by other competitions may not be presented. The photographs may not be altered electronically or by any other means. Panoramic photographs are accepted, as well as color and light corrections and dust speck removal.
The works must be submitted, before October 16 of this year, in digital format in any of the known media (CD, Pendrive, or similar) with the following conditions: Digital format: Images will only be accepted in .jpg format high Resolution and/or. tiff with a minimum size of 1,024 x 1,024 pixels, a maximum file weight of 10 megabytes (MB) and, at least, 300 dpi resolution.
The works will be presented in the administrative units of the tourism area, located on the ground floor of the town council of Almuñécar in from 10.00 to 14.00 hours, as well as by postal mail (in this case it must be presented in a certified envelope). The tourism Board of Almuñécar declines any responsibility for any loss or deterioration that the works may suffer.
The Municipal Tourist Board of Almuñécar reserves the right (not exclusive) to reproduce the photographs participating in this contest, with the sole purpose of its use to promote and disseminate without temporal or territorial limits with purposes of exhibition and promotion of tourist character, in social networks, informative and promotional supports or through third parties, as well as, exhibit any of the images, in tourism fairs attended by the Almuñécar tourist board.
For these purposes, the authors of the award-winning collections agree to give their images to the board, free of charge, on a permanent basis, and without restriction to the reproduction rights of all the material presented, copied, distributed and published without limits for the purposes indicated for exposure or promotion. The fact of attending this contest implies that the participants commit themselves not to claim the royalties by the reproduction of the prized collections.
A first prize of 1,000 euros is awarded to the winning collection; A second prize of 500 euros to the collection that obtains the second best valuation on the part of the jury. The twelve runners-up are also awarded as their photo will be used for a table calendar for the year 2018 to be published the Board of Tourism of Almuñécar to be distributed in its work of promotion. These prizes will consist of the publication (with name and surname) of each of the photos selected for the aforementioned calendar, as well as the delivery of a pack of merchandising articles of the tourism Board of Almuñécar. More information can be found at www.almunecar.es and www. turismoalmunecar