Closing Date:15 August 2017

Judging Date : 25 August  2017

Date of Notification: 5 September 2017

Date for mailing of awards and catalogues:  1 November 2017

Exhibition Date: November 2017

Exhibition Place: Lishui, China

China International Digital Photography Art Exhibition sponsored by Photography Museum of Lishui China has already been successfully held for 5 sessions since launched in 2010.The entrants cover 50 countries and regions around the world. The purpose of the exhibition is to provide a platform to improve the communication between the photographers, exhibit the modern photography works, introduce the pioneer photographers and provide works for experts to study the regular pattern and trend of the development of photography.

  1. This exhibition is open to everyone of the world;
  2. This exhibition is conformity with Photographic Society of America (P.S.A.) & The Royal Photographic Society (R.P.S) & Global Photographic Union (G.P.U) & Federation of European Professional Photographers(F.E.P)& The Belgian Association of professional photographers (beroepsfotografen.be)regulations. Acceptance Certificate will be issued. Medal winners will be prized. Acceptances and awards obtained in this exhibition can be counted towards P.S.A., R.P.S and G.P.U.for rating or statistics. Recognized
  3. Topic: Open

Section: (A)Color(B)Monochrome

Awards:

(A)   Color Section:

CIDPAE Medal:   2 Golds    ( 5000RMB Prize each )

4 Silvers   ( 3000RMB Prize each)

6 Bronzes ( 1000RMB Prize each )

10 Excellent Works Award (500RMB Prize each)

PSA Medal:  1 Gold     2 Silvers    3 Bronzes     6 Honorable Mention Ribbons

RPS Medal:  1 Gold     2 Silvers    3 Bronzes     6 Honorable Mention Ribbons

GPU Medal:   1 Gold     2 Silvers    3 Bronzes     6 Honorable Mention Ribbons

(B) Monochrome Section:

CIDPAE Medal:   2 Golds    ( 5000RMB Prize each )

4 Silvers   ( 3000RMB Prize each)

6 Bronzes ( 1000RMB Prize each )

10 Excellent Works Award (500RMB Prize each)

PSA Medal: 1 Gold    2 Silvers     3 Bronzes     6 Honorable Mention Ribbons

RPS Medal: 1 Gold    2 Silvers     3 Bronzes     6 Honorable Mention Ribbons

GPU Medal:  1 Gold    2 Silvers     3 Bronzes     6 Honorable Mention Ribbons

  1. 365 works will be selected for the  “Family of man” Documentary Photography Exhibition. The purpose of the exhibition is to document the living condition of human being. Remain us cherish the peace and happy live. All the people give hands to help solving the problem of war, poverty, disease, etc. All the works shall not adjust by Photoshop and truly reflect the live of the people in the past 60 years.
  2. All entrants shall upload the entries to the official Website of the exhibition: http://2017cidpae.lsphoto.org . Each entrant could send entries up to 4 pieces of works in each section. It could be 4 photos or 4 Series photo (4-8 photos in one series). One series photo will be taken as one piece of work. The digital file shall be in JPEG format with size of 1024 pixels  x 768 pixels and resolution of 300 dpi, s RGB (RGB)in color, compressed size must not exceed 2 MB. Please fill the form without blank show on page of the website and the words shall be in English or Chinese characters. The organizing committee promises to keep secrete of your personal information and will not open to public.
  3. An entry may be rejected when the sponsoring organization, or its agent, in its reasonable discretion, believes the entry does not confirm to exhibition rules and conditions.

7.Entries must originate as photographs (image-captures of objects via light sensitivity) made by the entrant on photographic emulsion or acquired digitally. All the entries for CIDPAE shall be shot between 15 August 2015 and 15 August 2017.  Entries for “Family of man” have no request on shot date. 8.A monochrome image is defined as having varying shades of no more than one color (various shades of that color from very light to very dark) but it may be any single color. Multi-toned images (various shades of two or more colors) and grey scale images with added an accent color are not acceptable in Monochrome Class sections and must be entered in Color Class sections.

  1. By virtue of submitting an entry, the entrant certifies the work as his own (aliases are not permitted). Entrant shall have the complete independent copyright of entries and the entries do not infringe the legitimate rights and interests of the third party including copyright, portrait right, reputation right or privacy right, etc. The author himself will take all the responsibility if his works involved in the interests of disputes or other legal issues, Organizer will not be taken in charge.
  2. The entrant permits the sponsors to reproduce all or part of the entered material free of charge for publication and/or display in media related to the exhibition. This may include low resolution posting on a website. Note: Entrants who indicate that their images may not be reproduced or used “may not be eligible” for awards or inclusion in audio-visuals of the exhibition “and could be subject to disqualification by the exhibition sponsors.” The exhibition assumes no liability for any misuse of copyright. For digital section(s) images may be acquired digitally, or scanned from film by the entrant, or a third party, to create a digital file. Adjustments and cleaning maybe performed to make the digital file match the original film image. For accepted images, related entrants will be required to provide a high resolution (more than 10MB) file for salon catalogues printing and exhibition purpose.
  3. Judging will be base on fair and justice; each entry will be distributed throughout four rounds of judging. All images will be displayed by a projector with XGA (or higher) 1024 x 768 pixels or higher. All the information related to the exhibition will be announced on the official web site of the exhibition.

12.Each image must have a unique title. Once an image has been accepted in a PSA Recognized exhibition, that same image, or a like “in camera” or a “reproduction” duplicate of that image. No title or identification of the maker shall be written anywhere on the face of an image,

  1. Gold, Silver and Bronze medal winners will receive additional an attractive printed catalogue and be invited come to Lishui city, Zhejiang province to attend the Opening Ceremony of the Exhibition and the International Photographic Art Festival related activities free of charge. The local accommodation, food and transfer during your stay in Lishui city will be in charge of Exhibition Organizing Committee. The return international air tickets from your location to Yongqiang Airport, Wenzhou city, Zhejiang province will be in your own cost. Organizing committee will arrange bus to pick you up at the Yongqiang airport and send to Lishui city. All the acceptance works winners will receive digital catalogue (PDF) and related certificate (PDF).
  2. Entry Fee:

China Mainland& HK/Macau/Taiwan: One section 20RMB, Two sections 30RMB.

Overseas: One section 15USD/EURO , Two sections 20USD / ERUO

Entry fee can be paid by the follow ways:

1)  PayPal Account: cidpae@163.com

2) Alipay Account: cidpae@163.com

15.Jury

Mr.Wang Peiquan,    China                 Curator, president of  CIDPAE

Mr. Fu Weixin          China               Vice-Chairman of Photography Museum of Lishui China

Mr.KUOK KENG MAN     Macau, China    Vice president of Photographers Society of Macau, documentary

Photographer

Mr.Chung Yung Ho    Taiwan, China          Documentary photographer

Mr. Larry M. Kushner     USA                   Tourism World Magazine photographer

Mr. John Law                 UK                     Vice-president of UPI

Ms. Evren Sayin            Turkey               Founder member of MOF Olba, Mersin ,  Natural photographer

  1. Submission of Entries Signifies acceptance of above conditions.