• Thailand Dive Expo
  • Thailand Dive Expo
  • Thailand Dive Expo

PHOTO CONTEST | 12TH CONTEST

Organized by

- N.C.C. Exhibition Organizer Co., Ltd. (NEO)

Supported by

- Digitalay.com

Main Objectives

  1. To support the scuba diving tourism industry
  2. Promoting the beauty of underwater world in Thailand and all around the World
  3. Opening up the platform for amateur and professional photographers to showcase their photographic masterpieces from underwater images
  4. Raising awareness of marine life and environmental conservation

Contest Categories

  1. Open Macro (Unrestricted camera model)
  2. Open Wide Angle (Unrestricted camera model)
  3. Compact (Camera which cannot change lens)

Contest Materials

Image from digital camera

Contest Prizes

1. Open Macro (Unrestricted camera model)

Winner
THB 40,000 cash voucher

First Runner-up
THB 20,000 cash voucher

Second Runner-up
THB 10,000 cash voucher

Commendatory Awards
THB 5,000 cash voucher

2. Open Wide Angle (Unrestricted camera model)

Winner
THB 40,000 cash voucher

First Runner-up
THB 20,000 cash voucher

Second Runner-up
THB 10,000 cash voucher

Commendatory Awards
THB 5,000 cash voucher

3. Compact (Camera which cannot change lens)

Winner
THB 30,000 cash voucher

First Runner-up
THB 15,000 cash voucher

Second Runner-up
THB 10,000 cash voucher

Commendatory Awards
THB 5,000 cash voucher

*** Remark: All cash awards need to be deducted 5% withholding tax.

Contest Rules and Conditions

General Rules

1) TDEX Photo Contest both categories are open to entrants of all skill levels.
2) Photo contest staff and judges are not allowed to enter the contest.
3) Each individual can only win one prize or prize package per one category. Entrants with multiple winning entries will be given priority in prizes by value.
4) All submitted images must have been taken by the entrant.
5) We adhere to the Conservation Rules. Marine life should never be stressed or endangered for the sake of a photo. Conservation rules will apply to all entries, and decisions will be final.
6) Applicants can apply for the contest with maximum at 5 images of all categories.
7) Photo submitted must not have won any other competitions before, whether pubic contest or private / association contest. This including photos with similar composition which will be under contest committee’s consideration.
8) Submitted Photo must be taken within period start from January 1, 2015 until the deadline submission.
9) Submitted Photo should not contain any copyright, logo, signs and watermark on all photos. Photos containing a photographer’s watermark will be disqualified.
10) Photo that have been retouched using software or by other means will be unaccepted, minor digital darkroom are acceptable.
11) Photo contester must provide the raw file to the contest committee as per request.
12) Photographers retain all copyrights to their images. The organizer, together with their lawful associates retain the right to publish the contest entries in print or online (Broadcasting, Printing, Public Displaying) to congratulate or feature the winners and their respective images, and to promote future events. Winning images will be included in a press release for third party websites and publications in the context of congratulating and/or featuring the winners and winning images, and to promote future competitions. Strict guidelines requiring photo credit and specific one-time press release usage are issued along with the press release.
13) By submitting the Application Form and any images, applicants understood and willing to abide by any rules and regulations set out by the Contest Committee.
14) Decisions made by the Contest Committee will be honored as final. Any disputes will not be considered in any cases.

Procedure of Application

1) Applicant must duly fill-out the Application Form and adhere oneself photo
2) Application Form can be retrieved from:

N.C.C. Exhibition Organizer Co., Ltd. (NEO)
Tel: 02-203-4221 or E-mail: tdex@qsncc.com
Download from the website: www.thailanddiveexpo.com

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3) Application Submission choice
3.1 Submit the application and photos file by upload file to dropbox or googledrive and send the link file to email: tdex@qsncc.comphotos must be high quality file for print size 8x12 inch and the resolution must be at least 300 dpi with .jpg or .tiff, watermark or photo’s credit not allow to display on the photos.

3.2 Submit by digitally written into a CD and files must be in high resolution suitable to print clearly into 8 x 12 inches pictures.
Send the application and photos to :

Contest Committee of TDEX Underwater Photo Contest
N.C.C. Exhibition Organizer Co., Ltd. (NEO)
Queen Sirikit National Convention Center (QSNCC)
60 New Rachadapisek Rd., Klongotoey, Bangkok 10110

3.3 Accept digital file only.

4) All application close at 20 April 2017 (Date count on postage stamp).

Decisions from the Contest Committee

4 May 2017 at Queen Sirikit National Convention Center

Official Announcing and Awards Presentations

11 May 2017 at Thailand Dive Expo 2017

All Contest Images Displaying

11-14 May 2017 at Thailand Dive Expo 2017

For more information

N.C.C. Exhibition Organizer Co., Ltd. (NEO)
Queen Sirikit National Convention Center
60 New Rachadapisek Road, Klongtoey, Bangkok 10110
Tel: 02-203-4221-5 or E-mail: tdex@qsncc.com
Website: www.thailanddiveexpo.com

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