PHOTO

PyreneesFIT Photography is a Competition and Exhibition of photography that captures the great quantity of images from amateurs that are posted daily on social media, many of them creative and of exceptional quality, alongside those of professional photographers for races, bringing to photographic life the environment and events and brands that promote their products with striking images. We are sure that this event will not only be a great visual showcase but also a platform to recognise the artistic work of amateur and professional photographers and commercial brands in the world of Trail Running.


Programme

PirineosFIT Photography will take place from 1 – 8 July 2017. Including an exhibition of a series of selected photographs together with the finalists which one can view during the festival in the locations intended for that purpose in Jaca, Canfranc, Biescas and Panticosa.

 


Rules

PARTICIPANTS

All photographers, whether amateurs or professionals from any part of the world who wish to compete can take part if so desired. The participation fees for this edition will be 10 Euros.

SUBJECT MATTER

The Trail Running in all its facets, images for publicity and Outdoor activities.

 CATEGORIES

  1. a) Trail Running Photography: Images must capture the essence or spirit of trail running in any of its aspects, contexts or manifestations.
  1. b) Advertising Photography: Images intended for advertising promotion, dissemination or brand image related to Trail Running.
  1. c) Outdoor Photography: Any image related to sports activities (non-motorised) which are undertaken on the mountains. (For example: mountain climbing, climbing, skiing, mountain biking, caving, paragliding …).

 

PHOTOGRAPHS

 Each author may participate with a maximum of 4 photographs in each of the categories in which he/she competes in. Only photographs taken using digital cameras in JPEG or RAW format are accepted. The participants must be the owners of the submitted works and possess all rights as regards same. The competition assumes that the photographer has the authorisation and/or permission of the persons who appear in the submitted works. The author shall be held responsible for all liability and claims in relation to image rights and rights of personal portrayal.

 Regardless of the means used for its creation, the works will be submitted to competition only as digital files in JPEG format, preferably with RGB colour profile and with a size of 1500 pixels erring on the biggest side and a maximum weight of 2 Mb, without additions frames, borders or footnotes.

 

SUBMISSION

Via Internet directly from the website www.pirineosfit.com of the Competition following the instructions specified on the page itself in the REGISTRATION space.

CALENDAR

REGISTRATION: From 1 February to 15 May 2017.

HIGH RESOLUTION FILES APPLICATION Exhibition photographs from 22 May 2017.
NOTIFICATION TO FINALISTS: 5 June 2017
OPENING OF THE EXHIBITION AND WEB PUBLICATION OF THE SELECTED WORKS:  1 July 2017.

PRIZE AWARD CEREMONY: 8 July 2017.

JURY

 Shall be designated by Organising Committee from persons of renown prestige in Photography and Trail Running fields.

Its decision will be final and, where appropriate, shall  decide on any incidence which could be derivative therefrom. Competing photographs will be evaluated always in an individual and anonymous manner, based on the alphanumeric code that the computer system assigns to those photographs upon submission thereof as submitted competition entries.

The decision of the jury will be disclosed via the competition’s website,  notwithstanding its immediate notification to all participants.

 

AWARDS

PRIZE TO THE BEST TRAIL RUNNING PHOTOGRAPH endowed with €800.

PRIZE TO THE BEST OUTDOOR PHOTOGRAPH endowed with €800.

 The jury will likewise be able to award the runner-up prizes or mentions and other awards that it considers pertinent.

 

EXPO

 The photographs selected in the competition will be showcased in specific locations in Jaca, Canfranc, Biescas and Panticosa during the Festival.

All the selected competing photographs will be published in the online media of the Festival

 

SCREENING AND AWARDS CEREMONY

 The winning photographs will be showcased on 8 July 2017 at the awards ceremony in Jaca – Huesca.

COPYRIGHT

The participants authorise PirineosFIT the reproduction of his/her photographs as regards the mounting of exhibits, catalogue printing, publication on the website and/or any medium that the organisation deems appropriate in order to promote the competition, without  any limitation of time and place, provided always that the name of the author is placed on record. This notwithstanding, the ownership and rights of the images are and will continue to be owned by the authors of the photographs.

PirineosFIT shall reject any request received from third parties with commercial interests, such as the license, loan, exploitation, sale etc., of the submitted images and participant information and details. The personal data furnished by the competitors shall be processed pursuant to that set forth in Organic Law 15/1999, of 13 December, on the Protection of Personal Data, being able to exercise their rights of access, rectification and cancellation.

ACCEPTANCE OF THE RULES

The participation in the competition entails the acceptance in their entirety of the present rules and of the final decision of the jury. PirineosFIT photograph may settle any matter not contemplated therein and its resolution will be notified as soon as possible.

OTHER CONSIDERATIONS

 In the processing of the photographs, the digital image adjustments (white balance, exposure, levels, contrast, saturation, focus, removal of vignetting  …) as well as particle cleaning and moderate cropping will be accepted. Alterations or manipulations of the image or part(s) thereof will not be accepted, which imply that the photograph will reflect a reality other than that photographed.

The authors of the photographs who reach the final phase of the deliberations of the jury may be requested, if necessary, by any means, clarifications as regards the image that the jury considers relevant. The technical management of the competition may reject photographs which do not meet the present rules, subject matters and categories. Likewise, and in either event, the primary archives of the camera (RAW) may be requested, the non-presentation of the same may imply the disqualification of the photograph.

As regards to the photographs which obtain a prize or a distinction, the organisation reserves the right to make the copies necessary for its reproduction in the exhibitions, screenings or related publications, only, with the inherent activities of the Competition, without any limitation whatsoever of means, time or geographical space, always specifying the name of the author. The organisation will request a copy of the file with the winning image with the highest quality and size. . This notwithstanding, the authors of the photographs will continue to be the owners of the exploitation rights thereof for any future use whatsoever.

The personal data furnished by the competitors shall be processed pursuant to that set forth in Organic Law 15/1999 of 13 December, on Protection of Personal Data, and may exercise their rights of access, rectification and cancellation. The fact of submitting a photograph to this edition of PirineosFIT photo entails the acceptance of each and every one of these rules. The Organisation may resolve any matter not contemplated therein.


Registrations

The registration period will start on 1 February 2017.


Contact

For any further clarifications or enquiries.

foto@pirineosfit.com