Carolina Global Photography Competition

The Center for Global Initiatives (CGI) and UNC Study Abroad are pleased to announce a collaborative call for entries to the 12th Annual Carolina Global Photography Competition. This is an amateur photography competition that is open to all students, faculty, alumni and staff of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. 1. Entry Period: April 29, 2013 through September 30, 2013. Entries must be the original work of the entrant, and must be created exclusively by the entrant. 2. Photo specs Both old and new photos will be accepted. There is NO submission restriction for the time period when the photo was taken. Photos that have been altered are also eligible (ie-altered with Photoshop, Lightroom, etc). We recommend submitting your photo in jpeg format, 300 dpi, 4inx6in. Winners of the contest will be asked to submit higher resolution photographs for prints and publications. 3. Judging Criteria: Entries will be judged on whether the image and caption description: 1) conveys knowledge 2) explores the under-represented in traditional media 3) demonstrates artistic merit. 4. Prizes: Grand Prize: TBA Second Place: TBA Third Place: TBA Winners will be notified by email. 5. Exhibit: Winning entries and selected photos will be exhibited in the UNC Fedex Global Education Center January through February 2013. Winning submissions may also be published in the Center for Global Initiatives 2014 Calendar. 6. Please review these guidelines for taking culturally sensitive photos 7. Email photos to Please name your files using your last name and the numeric order of your submission. Examples: kutchma1.jpeg; kutchma2.jpeg; kutchma3.jpg.
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Photography Submission

Up to 3 photos may be submitted. Photographs must be submitted in a digital format (i.e.-35mm prints should be scanned and sent as digital files). Photographs from all types of cameras (35 mm, digital, instant) will be accepted. We prefer submissions at 300 dpi in either jpg, tiff or gif format but lower resolutions will be accepted (the higher the resolution-the better the print!). ****When in doubt send the original source file, unaltered. After submitting this form, send photos as email attachments to Please use your last name as the title of your file followed by the number for each corresponding caption below . Example: Because my last name is Kutchma, I would name my files: kutchma1.jpg, kutchma2.jpg, kutchma3.jpg.




Thank You!

By submitting the "Carolina Global Photography Competition Entry Form," entrants grant permission to UNC for a non-exclusive license to use the photos submitted to the contest. Entrants provide permission to UNC to copy, distribute, display, modify, edit, or condense submitted photos and corresponding captions, credits and entrant biographical information. Entrants also grant UNC permission to use photos submitted as part of this competition in print and web-based projects associated with UNC. Entrants represent that they have the right to enter into this agreement and that the photos are original to them. If you have any questions, please contact Beth-Ann Kutchma at 919.843.6842 or Thank you for participating!

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