Onyx International Exhibition of Photography is open for amateur and professional photographers from all over the world. The exhibition is conformed with the rules of Photographic Society of America (PSA), Image Colleague Society International (ICS) and Global Photographic Union (GPU). This exhibition is PSA approved and acceptances received by PSA members are eligible for PSA Star Ratings, listing in the worl-wide PSA Who’s Who of Photography and credited towards the PSA Distinctions of PPSA, EPSA, MPSA and GMPSA. Acceptances in this exhibition are also eligible for ICS and GPU Distinctions.
Photographic Society of America, PSA 2017-001
Global Photographic Union, GPU L160039
Image Colleague Society International, ICS 2017-76
ONYX 2017 have 5 section, all digital, FULLY PSA APPROVED:
COLOR OPEN – PSA PID Color
COLOR PEOPLE – PSA PID Color
MONOCHROME OPEN – PSA PID Monochrome
TRAVEL (color or monochrome) – PSA PTD
NATURE (color or monochrome) – PSA ND
Each entrant may submit a maximun 4 images in one section. The target acceptance rate will be between 25% and 35% in each section. The jury will accord a total of 118 Awards.
For PID Color, there is no restriction regarding the theme of photos. Images may be altered, either digitally or otherwise, by the maker and artwork or computer graphics created by the entrant may be incorporated if the photographic content predominates.
For Travel, Nature and Monochrome sections, please see PSA Definitions on chapter 14 of entry rules.
Entries must originate as photographs (image-captures of objects via light sensitivity) made by the entrant on photographic emulsion or acquired digitally. By virtue of submitting an entry, the entrant certifies the work as his own (aliases are not permitted). 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 “will 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 is open to anyone; however, an entry may be rejected when the sponsoring organization or its agent, in its reasonable discretion, believes the entry does not conform to the exhibition rules and conditions.
Entries are limited to not more than 4 images per section, category, or class. An entrant’s four images will be distributed throughout four rounds of judging in that section.
ONLINE ENTRY FORM (preferred method)
Authors must fill out an Online Entry Form on the official website and submit entries online:
FOR ALL DETAILS AND COMPLETE ENTRY RULES PLEASE VISIT:
Contest Themes: all subject
Eligibility: Open to Worldwide
Open to Worldwide
Entry Fee: 1 section – 10 $, 2 sections – 15 $, 3 sections 20 $, 4 sections 23 $, 5 sections 25 $
Prizes: For each section:
PSA Gold Medal
ICS Gold Medal
Campina Exhibitions Gold Medal
Campina Exhibitions Silver Medal
Campina Exhibitions Bronze Medal
3 PSA Honorable Mentions
5 Campina Exhibitions Honorable Mentions
10 ONYX Honorable Mentions
Additional for Color Open Section will be awarded:
GPU Gold Medal
2 GPU Honorable Mentions
The jury reserves the right to grant additional awards depend on the total number of the entrants. Each author can receive only one award in each section. The decision of the Jury is final and irrevocable.
All participants will receive a report card via e-mail with all his/her scores. The results of the exhibition will also be published on the website of the competition.
Copyright: By submitting an entry, the entrant certifies that he is a sole owner of the rights to use sent images, including copyright, patent and/or other applicable rights. All models must be of Legal Age of consent or have guardian permissions issued. The exhibition organizers assume no liability for any copyright misuse conducted by entrants
Usage Right: By submitting an entry, the entrant certifies that he is a sole owner of the rights to use sent images, including copyright, patent and/or other applicable rights. All models must be of Legal Age of consent or have guardian permissions issued. The exhibition organizers assume no liability for any copyright misuse conducted by entrants
Contest Ends On 03/01/2017
Contest Website: http://campinaexhibitions.net/onyx