Contest

Athens Photo Inspirations ’13
Technopolis Gazi |

Athens Photo Inspiration, the biggest photography contest in Greece, is organized by the Hellenic Centre for Photography for the sixth consecutive year, on Sunday 10 November 2013, in the framework of the Athens Photo Festival 2013.

The event constitutes an original cultural initiative, with a competitive character, which seeks to stimulate both involvement in social issues and appreciation for photography.

Contestants starting from the centre of Athens and using photography as a common language are encouraged to participate in a “photo marathon”, to interact and to express themselves, by recording through their own lens and within six hours, four given subjects inspired by the urban life and its experience. Technical knowledge of the camera is not a prerequisite for participation, but inspiration and desire for creativity are.

Peak of this year’s event is a special exhibition, presenting the prize-winning photos that will be awarded by the audience and the judging committee.

CONTACT:
Τ: 210 9211 750, Email: contact@hcp.gr

Procedure

Starting point
Technopolis (Pireos 100, Gazi)Date
Sunday 10 November, 2013Duration
6 hours
Event Outline
11:00 am Arrival at the starting point, where everyone will receive their individual participation packages
11:45 am Greeting and programme announcement
12:00 am Announcement of the 4 topics – competition commencement
06:00 pm End of the competition, gathering at the finish point (Technopolis, Pireos 100, Gazi) and photographic material submission

The process in detail:
The process in detail:Participants, having brought their own digital cameras, will meet at the event’s starting point (Technopolis, Pireos 100, Gazi) at 11.00 am.

Upon arrival, entrants will go to the reception desk, where they will receive their special accreditation card with their entrance number.

After that, participants gather for the announcement of the four subjects. Athens Photo Inspiration 13 will finish at 06:00 pm, with the participants’ gathering at the finish point ((Technopolis, Pireos 100, Gazi)), and their material submission to the Athens Photo Inspiration 13 working team.

Each entrant will address to the corresponding “receiving station” and hand over four photographs (one for each theme), which they select for submission into the competition segment of the event and which will be placed before the judgement of the committee, initially, and of the public afterwards.

Participation

Ways to register
– through the electronic registration system, by filling in the special participation form which is available on the event’s website www.photoinspiration.gr
– by submitting the participation form to the event’s Registration Office.

Submissions’ deadline
All those who are interested can submit their participation forms until Friday 8 November 2013. Only a limited number of participations will be accepted on the day of the event, at the Info Kiosk, which will be held at the meeting point from 11:00 am to 11:45 am.

Participation numbers

Participants will have to address to the starting point, where they will receive their ID cards.

Voting

As part of the competition aspect of Athens Photo Inspiration 2013, a special three-member judging committee was convened. The judges’ panel shall evaluate and pre-select the best pictures and it shall bring them to the judgment of the public.

Judges’ prizes
In tandem, the judges’ committee will award a special prize for the participation, on the basis of criteria that include a) how well the image falls within its theme group; b) its artistic style; and c) the technical dexterity it displays.

Audience prizes
Visitors to www.photoinspiration.gr can, from Monday 25 November to Sunday 15 December 2013, vote on-line for the three most popular photographs irrespective of theme.

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