The World We Live In – Celebrate Life

Status: Open for entry Opening date: 01 February 2019 Closing date: 24 March 2019 Winners chosen by: Judging panel
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The World We Live In – Celebrate Life

Competition summary:

Photo Life and Photo Solution invite Canadian and U.S. photographers to submit their images to The World We Live In VIII – Special Edition. For this eighth edition, participants are invited to submit their best images under one theme: Celebrate Life. Whether it’s the people we meet, the exceptional beauty of nature and wildlife, or a simple moment of connection to our surroundings, there are unlimited things to appreciate about life as it unfolds around us. Follow your curiosity, share your photographic talent, show us your vision of the world we live in, and celebrate life with us!


• Three cash prizes—1st place ($1000), 2nd place ($600) and 3rd place ($300)—and honourable mentions
• International press coverage in Photo Life and Photo Solution magazines
• A selection of the most outstanding images exhibited in the 15 Simons stores across Canada
• Selected prints featured for sale on Fabrique 1840
• Images judged by a jury that will include prominent professionals in the photography industry
• Deadline: March 24, 2019

Category details:

“Maybe we’re not supposed to be happy. Maybe gratitude has nothing to do with joy. Maybe being grateful means recognizing what you have for what it is. Appreciating small victories. Admiring the struggle it takes simply to be human. Maybe we’re thankful for the familiar things we know. And maybe we’re thankful for the things we’ll never know. At the end of the day, the fact that we have the courage to still be standing is reason enough to celebrate.”

—Meredith, Grey’s Anatomy

Entry requirements:

The Contest is open to residents of Canada and the United States, 18 years of age or older as of the date of entry, with the exception of all employees of Apex Publications (2017) Inc. and of sponsoring firms and their immediate families.

Entry fee:

▪ Subscriber to Photo Life and/or Photo Solution: $10 for 10 images (additional images: $10 per 10 images)
▪ Non-subscriber to Photo Life or Photo Solution: $15 for 10 images (additional images: $15 per 10 images)

Prize details:

International press coverage in Photo Life and Photo Solution magazines;
Image exhibited in one or more of the 15 Simons stores across Canada;
Images judged by jury including professionals from the photography industry;
Prints of the image for sale on Fabrique 1840 plus all profit associated with these sales;
One-year subscription to Photo Life or Photo Solution;

CAN$1000, CAN$600 and CAN$300 cash prizes plus honourable mentions.

Terms and Conditions

PUBLICATION

Winning images will be published in the June/July 2019 issues of Photo Life and Photo Solution magazines, available on newsstands as of the beginning of June 2019, and may be presented on photolife.com and photosolution.ca websites as of the beginning of June 2019.

Photographers retain copyright on any photo they submit to the Contest. Apex Publications (2017) Inc. reserves the irrevocable, non-exclusive right to use the winning images in its magazines (including covers) and electronic medias as well as in future promotional material related to The World We Live In, including other types of publications, social-media platforms, promotional events, exhibitions and advertising material. All photos will be credited to the photographer.

La Maison Simons inc. reserves the irrevocable, non-exclusive right to exhibit the winning images in all of its stores, in its electronic medias and social-media platforms, and in promotional efforts related to the contest and the prints sold in Fabrique 1840. All photos will be credited to the photographer.
CLAIM OF OWNERSHIP AND MODEL RELEASES

Contestants must own all rights to the works submitted and are solely responsible for obtaining model releases, when applicable. As such, Contestants hold the Publisher (Apex Publications (2017) Inc.) and Contest sponsors harmless from any breech of copyright in Canada, the United States and elsewhere and from consequential litigation.
RESPONSIBILITY

Apex Publications (2017) Inc. cannot be held liable for any failure of the website during the Contest. Apex Publications (2017) Inc. is not responsible for loss, damage, technical problems or delays that may occur during digital transfer of images.

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