+ All participants must select one of the two event categories available: “Open” or “Student” category.
+ The “Student” category is open to participants below 18 years old and registered in a School in Cambodia; please, note this category is not compulsory based on the participant age.
+ All participants must wear the event t-shirt and registration tag number provided at the beginning of the event; white tag number for “Open” category, red tag number for “Student” category.
+ Participants can use any brand of digital camera during the Canon PhotoMarathon 2016
+ All photographs submitted MUST be in JPEG format and maximum size 5MB.
+ Storage format accepted are CF / SD / MMC / XD / MS formats. Participants using other formats must supply their own relevant adaptors / drives. The Organizers will not be held responsible for the inability to read / download images / loss of images
All photographs will be judged based on the following criteria:
+ Relevance to the theme
+ Creativity in theme interpretation
+ Use of colors and light / shadows
+ Composition of photograph
+ All submissions for each theme must be completed before the announced allocated time deadline. The organizers reserve the rights to reject any submission once the deadline has lapsed.
+ All submitted photographs must be taken on 9h of October 2016.
+ Submitted photographs must not be altered by any editing software.
+ Participants must submit their entries personally. No proxy submission by any participant is allowed during the event.
+ The organizer will not be responsible for providing photographic equipment including camera, spare batteries, lenses or additional memory cards. All participants are expected to come prepared with all their photographic equipment.
+ No changes of submitted picture will be allowed once the participant provides the file to the organizers.
+ All Entries and their copyright will become the property of i-Qlick Marketing Co., Ltd
+ Participants will receive theme 1 at 09:00 on 9th of October 2016, at the event venue, KohPich, Building L and K.
+ Participants must submit ONE picture deemed suitable for the theme before 12:00.
+ Theme 2 will be announced immediately after the deadline for theme 1 submission has lapsed (at 12:00). Theme 2 submission deadline is 15:00.
+ Theme 3 will be announced immediately after the deadline for theme 2 submission has lapsed (at 15:00). Theme 3 submission deadline 18:00.
Important Note on Prize Giving Ceremony:
The winner must be present at the prize giving ceremony to personally collect their prizes. No representative is allowed to collect the prizes on behalf of the winner. All prizes will be forfeited if the winner is not present at the prize giving ceremony to personally collect the prizes. However, the winner will still be acknowledged as a winner of the competition. Prize giving ceremony will take place between 6pm to 9pm on the same day of the competition
DOs and DON’Ts
+ Prepare well. Carry fully charged and spare batteries, additional memory cards and a sturdy bag for your digital camera gear. Please note that no charging facilities will be provided.
+ Be creative in interpreting the themes.
+ Return early so that you have time to select and download your best pictures – and have refreshments to recharge yourself.
+ Pre-select your best image so that you can download quickly.
+ Sleep early the night before to be fully rested.
+ Stay hydrated during the marathon.
+ Do not trespass into private property.
+ Do not litter or smoke within the competition venues premises.
+ Do not be a nuisance in public, and do not break the law under any circumstances.
+ Do not park your vehicles illegally. Use the available parking lots provided at the event location, parking lots on public roads.
+ Do not monopolize the downloading stations.
+ Do not bring a large group of supporters to the marathon, as competition venue will not be able to accommodate more than the number of participants and the Organizers.