Caltex Shooting Stars Photo Contest 2008

Thursday, June 12, 2008 jeffrey siy 0 Comments

Calling all Photographers! Join Caltex Shooting Stars Photo Contest 2008 and get a chance to Win iPod Touch (16GB) or a Wii (bundle pack). All you have to do is take a great picture with a Caltex logo in it! The best 12 photographs will be featured in the Caltex 2009 calendar and greeting cards. See the picture below? That photo belongs to one of last years winner and he is a Filipino! Actually, 3 out of 12 winners are Pinoy! Go Pinoy!

Photo by Zedrick Paul V. Africa (Filipino)



Contest Requirements:
  • Open to everyone including, all Chevron employees and contractors.
Contest Mechanics:
  1. Photographs must be in colour.
  2. Digitally enhanced (DI) photos are eligible.
  3. Participants can use either film or digital camera.
  4. Photographs that have been previously published are not eligible.
  5. Participants should hold all rights to the photograph.
  6. A Model Release has to be obtained for photos with recognizable person(s) in it. Please refer to FAQ #6 for details.
  7. All entries have to be accompanied by a completed and signed entry form.
    Entries with missing, incomplete or unsigned entry forms will be disqualified.
  8. Please state the date of the shot and a short photo description (maximum 60 words) for each photograph. This could be a short paragraph on how he or she came across the scene they have chosen to shoot or what the photograph means to the participant.
  9. Winners and selected finalists must provide high resolution digital files of at least 300 dpi, not smaller than 3500 x 2300 pixels, CMYK Tiff or Jpeg format. Judges have the right to disqualify participants who fail to do so.
  10. Photographs can be submitted to Caltex Brand Department or email to CaltexBrand@chevron.com no later than 30 June 2008. Address for mailing:
  11. Photographs must be submitted via email or CD. Email submissions must be no larger than 6MB. It is advised that images are to be shot with the highest quality possible (TIFF or JPEG), to ensure maximum optimization for print output.
  12. For submission via CD, entries should be properly labeled at the back with the following information:
    • Photographer’s full name
    • Short photo description
  13. NOTE: For safety reasons, photography inside the premises of any Caltex station is not allowed. Long-range shots, e.g. from across the road of the station, may still be allowed, but please be careful!
  14. A panel of judges appointed by Chevron (including external professional photographers) will select and shortlist the submissions on the basis of the following criteria:
    1. Relevance, or closeness, to theme
    2. Creativity and uniqueness
    3. Quality of work and richness of colours
  15. Read the complete contest mechanics
  16. Might as well read Terms and Conditions
Contest Period:
  • All entries have to be submitted by 30 June 2008, GMT +8, Singapore time
Contest Prize:
  • 12 winners will each win an Apple iPod Touch (16GB) or a Wii (bundle pack). Winners will be asked which prize they would prefer.
  • The top 12 winners will have their photographs featured in the 2009 Caltex calendar and E-cards, together with their story. Furthermore these images maybe used in our holiday cards and other Chevron materials.
NOTE: prizes are subjected to the availability in the winner's country. A replacement of similar value will be given instead.


Upside:
  • You can send as many pictures/entries as you want
  • Caltex logo is everywhere. Just look at the photo above (check out photo tips)
  • Prizes are awesome! Not only do you get prizes, but you could bring prestige to Pinoy Photographers! (just look at Filipino winners last year)
Downside:
  • Competing with a lot of countries
  • Once submitted Caltex will have all rights to your photograph

For more information log-in to Caltex.com
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