KNCV Photo competition
Rules & Regulations
KNCV invites you to participate to the KNCV Photo competition, a national competition of chemical photography. The goal of the competition is to activate photographers to show that chemistry is cool, beautiful and an art.
- Who can participate?
Anyone with a photo camera and affinity with chemistry!
- How do I apply?
A. Photos can be submitted at en.kncv.nl/photocompetition/submit-your-photo. Here you find a form that requires the following personal data: first name, surname, e-mail address, telephone number, current employer, university/graduate school.
B. Every participant is allowed to submit one photo. Every photo must be named the following way: firstnameparticipant_surnameparticipant.
C. Every photo should be accompanied with a short caption (maximum 5 words). The jury will take into consideration the originality of the description.
D. The submitted photos must have a size of at least 1024x768 pixels in JPEG format. Every photo has a maximum size of 5 MB. Please make sure that you have a high resolution copy of the photo available for printing in case you are a winner. The high resolution photos should at least be 12 megapixels.
E. The submitted photo is not allowed to contain any signatures, personal marks, borders or other signs.
F. Photos retrieved via SEM, TEM, AFM, XRD and electrochemical techniques from personal research is allowed. The jury will not take the scientific impact of work into consideration.
- Competition calendar
A. Opening Submission KNCV photo competition: June
B. Applying June – mid October
C. Selection by jury: mid October – begin November
D. Results: begin November. Top 10 photos announced.
E. Exhibition: CHAINS
The jury will be composed of the Jong KNCV board and/or KNCV employees, in consultation with a professional photographer.
- Photos and copyright
A. The participants give the organization and supporting partners (NWO, C3, Topsector Chemie, VNCI) full user rights.
B. By entering the competition the participant declares that he/she has copyright of the photo and accept legal consequences when proven contrary.
C. It is not possible to participate without copyright of the submitted photo.
A. One prize; a popularity award.
B. The popularity award will be chosen during CHAINS and will be announced afterwards.
- Organizational rules
A. A submitted photo cannot be edited or resubmitted.
B. Please don’t submit any inappropriate photos.
C. The jury has the right to disqualify photos that do not meet above set standards.
D. By submitting their photo, participants declare they have read and accepted rules and regulations of the KNCV Photo competition. For questions regarding the rules and regulations please send an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org