- 1. The Date Palm Tree
- 2. Human and Date Palm Tree
1. Date Palm Tree (a whole date palm tree, Specific parts, different seasons …etc.) in different landscapes and environments.
2. Fruits of date palm tree (ripe dates “ruttab”, dried dates, unripe dates…) still life, creative and commercial ideas are welcomed.
3. Heritage industries and handicrafts which depends on the date palm tree parts such as (palm leaves, fronds and branches).
4. People and the close relation with the date palm tree.
1- The competition is entitled for all photographers above the age of 16 years from around the world.
2- Entries are limited to not more than 4 images in one section (DATE PALM TREE - Color or Monochrome).
3- Photos must be taken by the photographer him/herself. Must be in high resolution not less than dpi 300 (2600 x 2400) Mega pixels. Photographs must be submitted in JPG format only. Photos taken by any mobile phones will not be accepted.
4- The participant must create an account and upload the photos through the website www.datepalmphoto.com
5- Combined work or those with added elements such as time and date of shooting and the signature of the photographer, will not be accepted.
6- Photos transferred to black and white are accepted or modi¬fied by editing programs provided that will not change the colors or contrast of the photo.
7- Participating photos should not be published before or participated in any other competitions, where the Award’s management has the right to reject or withdraw the prize if it proves so.
8- By virtue of submitting an entry, the participant certifies the work as his own (Aliases are not permitted). The participant 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.
9- The Award’s management is entitled to reject any participating photo that does not meet the terms and conditions, with no obligation to give any justi¬fications.
10- Last day for participating in the competition is 15/02/2021.
11- The results will be announced during the month of February 2021 and the winner will be informed by E-mail to continue with the administrative procedures.
12- The winners will be awarded during the month of March 2021 after the opening of the special exhibition showcasing the winners’ photos.
13- In case of winning the participant is requested to send a copy of a valid passport and a copy of his CV showing his complete name, phone number, email address and P.O. Box. In addition to his Bank Account number in English (Complete name + Bank Name and Branch City + A/C Number + Swift Code) so as to be able to send the money honorarium.
14- Participation terms in the competition are ¬final and submitting a participation and completing the online registering for the competition is considered a prior agreement to the above-mentioned terms.
15- The participant 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.
16- Decision of the International jury is final and review is not accepted or its decision cannot be appealed.
1- First winner: (15000 AED)
2- Second winner: (10000 AED)
3- Third winner: (5000 AED)
+ a Trophy & Certifi¬cate of Appreciation ** All participants are awarded an electronic Certificate of Participation from the Award.
1- Engaging the art of photography as a tool to develop the public awareness to the importance of date palm.
2- Creating a space to exchange experiences among world photographers.
3- Exposing the touristic, environmental and heritage advantages of the date palm tree through photography.
4- Encouraging the link between man, land and agriculture.