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Davitt Photo Centre

Our fast developing and printing services are all performed onsite.

Terms and Conditions

1) Entries
There is no limit to how many photographs may be entered.
Each entry must be titled. 
There is no fee for submitting entries.  

All images submitted must have been taken at any location in Salthill recently and be the work of the photographer submitting them. Digitally enhanced images will be accepted providing the original source image is the work of the submitting photographer. Any copied work will not be acceptable. 

Entries may not have been previously exhibited or published anywhere. 
Entries become the property of Salthill Community Arts Festival and Davitt Photo Centre upon receipt. No entries can be returned. 

It is the responsibility of each photographer to ensure that any images they submit have been taken with the permission of the subject and do not infringe any laws.

2) Format
Photos will be accepted digital or printed format. Printed images should be quality printed and sized at 8 x 10. All digital images should be sized as 8” x 10” @ 300 DPI and be jpeg format.

3) Entry Form:
The official entry form must be completed, signed and submitted with your entry. Incomplete or late application forms will not be accepted. Applications may be downloaded from www.failtesalthill.com Proof of sending by post or email is not proof of delivery.

3) Labelling:
All printed work must be labelled clearly with your name in block capital letters.

4) Submission Date and Location:
Closing date for entries must be submitted to Davitt Photo Centre, Salthill by close of business (6pm) on Friday 11th September 2009. Under no circumstances will entries accepted after this period be considered valid entries for the competition. 

5) Selection: 
Entries will be judged on the basis of composition, technique, content, creativity, originality and effectiveness in conveying the theme. The judge will be the President of the Galway Camera Club. The judges decision is final and no correspondence will be entered into. 

Winners will be notified by telephone and their names will be announced on the Salthill Community Arts Festival website (www.failtesalthill.com) on or before 20th September 2009. Winners and selected participants will have their photos displayed to the public at the Salthill Community Arts Festival, 18th – 20th September 2009. 

6) Prizes:
The prizes will be:
1st Prize: Nikon Compact Digital Camera S5500
2nd Prize: Your image printed and framed by Davitt Photo Centre (Up to 24"x16" in size)

The prizes are non-exchangeable, non-transferable, and are not redeemable for cash or other prizes. In the event of the advertised competition prizes being unavailable Davitt Photo Centre retains the right to substitute the prizes with alternative prizes of equal value. 

The winners may be required to take part in promotional activity, namely photography relating to receiving their prize, if requested to do so. If this occurs, Davitt Photo Centre and Salthill Community Arts Festival retains ownership of all images and reserves the right to reuse them in future promotional activity. 

7) Copyright
Copyright in all images submitted for this competition remains with their respective photographers but Davitt Photo Centre and Salthill Community Arts Festival reserve the right to feature any or all of the submitted images in the local media or on their websites at any time without payment to the photographers. The photographers of any images so featured will be fully credited. Salthill Community Arts Festival reserves the right to feature the winning photograph in promotional material for the 2010 Salthill Community Arts Festival.

8) Loss/Damage:
All work will be treated with care but Davitt Photo Centre will not be responsible for any damage, loss or destruction to work. Any insurance should be effected by the entrants against all risks. 

9) Disqualification:
You may be disqualified at any time if you are not fully in compliance with the terms and conditions contained herein. Entries received which contain images and subjects of a defamatory, derogatory nature or aspects which may be considered offensive will be disqualified from the competition. 

10) Disclaimer:
Neither Davitt Photo Centre  nor any of its servants or agents shall have any liability whatsoever or howsoever arising directly or indirectly from your participation in the competition or the termination thereof whether by disqualification or otherwise and whether such termination or disqualification was lawful or not.