Terms and Conditions

conditions of entry - single still image

  1. You must be the copyright owner and the photo must be taken on 6 June 2020. Photo's taken before or after the 6 June 2020 will be disqualifiedYou agree not to submit your NIKON Auckland Photo Day Photo entries into any other photo/art competition before 30 September 2020. 
  2. The photos must be submitted via the Festival website (minimum 300 dpi, approx. file size 2 - 8Mb, if one file is too large i.e. 20mb it will not be able to be submitted). The Photo Submission page will be available from midnight 6 June 2020 not before. Any photos taken on film must be printed and scanned and submitted by digital entry via the Festival website. Please save the files with your name and title of the photograph. e.g. JHarrisUntitled
  3. Entries are limited to 3 photo entries per person.
  4. The photos must have been taken in Auckland region on 6 June 2020. (between midnight and midnight).
  5. The finalists will be required to outline the background of the photograph for promotional purposes.
  6. Entries to be received before 5pm on 12 June 2020.
  7. Work should capture the theme of Nikon Auckland Photo Day which is  "Your Day in Auckland".
  8. Copyright will remain with the photographer, however by entry for selection the owner irrevocably licenses the Auckland Festival of Photography Trust non-exclusive right to publish the photograph or arrange publication through third parties in any form or media to promote the competition and exhibition in all territories now and in perpetuity. And be managed as part of the Auckland Photo Day photo archive for publication.
  9. Submitted/emailed images will not be returned to entrants. Entrants are advised to retain copies of their images.
  10. Entrants must provide contact details - name, address, phone and email and title of the photograph/s.
  11. Judges decision is final.
  12. If you send in any photos which have been taken on any other day than 6 June 2020 you will be disqualified.

Please submit .jpg entries only. The Photo Submission page available after Friday midnight, opens 6 June 2020 not before and entries must be in by 5pm on Friday 12 June: NO POSTAL ENTRIES PLEASE. No entries sent prior to 6 June will be eligible. No members of the Festival team or sponsorship partners, Lacklands Ltd are eligible to enter.


  1. The shortlisted images selected by the independent judges of the competition will be online from 19 June 2020 for online voting in the People's Choice.
  2. Multiple voting by one person or from one IP address is not permitted, it's one person one vote per photo. Duplicate votes will be disqualified.
  3. The winner will be announced based the highest individual number of legitimate votes as determined by our website service provider, NZ Internet Services Ltd.
  4. The winners number of votes may appear to be less than the highest number showing due to duplicate or multiple voting, all of these extra votes will be deducted. Please don’t vote a zillion times for one photo it wont work and ultimately it take us more time to assess the real winner. No correspondence will be entered into.
  5. The decision of the Auckland Festival of Photography Trust is final.
  6. Voting closes 7 days later at 5pm 26 June 2020.

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