Anlässlich der alljährlichen Storchenfestivitäten im spanischen Malpartia de Cáceres (wie Rühstädt ein Europäisches Storchendorf) findet auch dieses Jahr wieder ein Fotowettbewerb statt, zu dem alle eingeladen sind, die ihre schönsten Storchenbilder zeigen und vielleicht prämiert bekommen möchten.
XXIX INTERNATIONAL PHOTO CONTEST
“STORK WEEK 2018”
Malpartida de Cáceres – Cáceres - Spain
The Malpartida de Cáceres City Council, the Tourist and Craft Board of the County
Council of Cáceres and the Environmental General Direction of the Regional
Council, are organizing the accordingly to the following terms and conditions:
1. Any amateur or professional photographer can enter the contest. They must be the
authors of the works submitted and hold the respective rights over them.
2. Subject: “WHITE STORK”
3. Each author will be allowed a maximum of two pictures, whether in black and
white or in colour.
4. Photographs will be sent one by one. Its size should be of 3543 x 2362 pixels, either
20 x 30 cm, with a resolution of 300 ppp, and in jpg format, with a size of file 3 Mb
min. and 5 Mb max.
Photographs that have been digitally enhanced, use colour manipulation, cloning,
or photo montages will not be accepted. A 20% crop in size will be allowed.
Adjustments used in normal digital film developing like sharp mask, saturation,
levels and other adjustments will be accepted.
The RAW image of the winning photos will be requested and failure to submit
them within the set date will lead to disqualification.
5. Participants should send the photographs by e-mail to the following address:
In addition to the photographs, participants should include a document with the
• Title and Personal information (full name, address, telephone and e-mail
The name of the JPG file and the text must be the same as the title of the
photograph, and cannot include any reference to the author (pseudonyms, initials,
A return receipt will be sent when your e-mail has been received and the
photographs have been viewed correctly.
Once all the photographs have been received, they will be given to the jury
keeping the authors anonymous.
6. Photos must be submitted no later than 14:00h on 5 march, 2018
7. Participants will be rewarded as follows prizes: First prize: 1.200€, Second prize:
600€, Third prize: 400€.
The prize amount will be subject to the tax withholding regulations established by
The same person may not be awarded more than one prize.
The prize-awarding ceremony will be held on 14 April, during closing ceremony of
Stork Week, XXIX edition.
All those awarded a prize must attend the prize-awarding ceremony. If they are
unable to attend, the person winning the prize must designate someone to take
their place and collect the prize.
8. At least 25 photos will be selected from all the works presented, which will be
printed out on photographic paper and exhibited during Stork Week. The photos
selected may form part of a permanent or itinerant exhibition promoting Stork
9. The Jury’s resolution will be unappealable. The works could be declared null and
void if the jury considers it. The jury will be composed by professional
photographers, officials of Institutions, and members of Nature Associations, all of
them related to the Environment
The Jury will take into account the circumstances under the photo was taken, and
will also value negatively those photos damaging the birds or their environment,
by reference to the code of ethic of the photographer´s association of the nature
10 The winning prize authors, owners of the copyright, have to get the rights to the
organization, who could make use of them to promote the contest or any other
promotional activities, stating their author’s name, but never for profit.
11 Taking part in this contest implies the acknowledgment and acceptance of these
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