Sun, Sand & Snapshots 2009

Tuesday, April 14, 2009 jeffrey siy 0 Comments

ClickTheCity is back once again with its summer photo competition - Sun, Sand & Snapshots 2009. To join, simply upload a picture that shows summer at its best. Winners get to take a Boracay Trip for four with Hotel Accommodations. But wait, there's more! A special prize, Sony A300 DSLR and a Trip to Boracay for Two, will be awarded to the best creative Sony Cyber-shot brand intrusion in a form of product, logo, drawing, etc.

2008 Grand Prize winner "Windmill" by Missy Santos

Contest Requirements:
  • Open to all amateur photographers residing in the Philippines
  • Photographs taken with any brand of digital camera are accepted
Contest Mechanics:
  1. Upload a snapshot which you think represents summer at its best
  2. An exclusive award is given to the best photo showing Summer in style with your Cyber-shot camera. Upload a photo with an attitude! Your creative Sony Cyber-shot brand intrusion can be in the form of product, logo, drawing and the like.
  3. Photo requirements
    • JPEG format
    • Should not exceed 1000 kb
    • Only minor adjustments are allowed: crop, sharpen, levels, brightness and contrast.
    • You may NOT add new components/objects to the image
    • You may NOT use healing or clone stamps
    • You may NOT add or erase any part of your image.
    • The photo's EXIF data (Exchangeable image file format) may not be tampered nor removed. It contains needed information about your camera's settings and brand. Some ways of preserving the EXIF data are to save image files correctly and to avoid using photo editing and resizing programs. Please check your program on how it can preserve EXIF data.
    • Photos must not have been previously entered in other contests or published in any media
  4. Log on to to upload your photo/s
  5. Write a title and a short caption as well as your contact details
  6. Judging Criteria
    • 30% Innovation & Creativity
    • 30% Message & Relevance to Theme
    • 30% Image and Technical Quality
    • 10% Overall Impression
  7. View complete contest mechanics
Contest Period: April 3 - June 15, 2009

Contest Prize:
  • Sun, Sand and Snapshots 2009 Winner: Trip to Boracay for Four (with Hotel Accommodation) plus One (1) Crumpler Backpack (King Single)
  • Sony Cyber-shot Special Award: Sony A300 DSLR + Trip to Boracay for Two (with Hotel Accommodation)
  • Consolation Prizes: (1) Crumpler Camera Bag + A Pair of Havaianas Sandals + CTC Gift Pack (per winner of each each category)
    • Best Action Shot
    • Funniest Shot
    • Scenic Shot
    • Group/Barkada Shot

  • FREE to do
  • Online submission
  • Contestants may send in more than one entry
  • Winners of special awards/prizes are still eligible to win the overall/grand prize.
  • None!
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