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The City of Jämsä organizes a tourism related photograph competition in summer 2016. The competition is free and anyone can participate regardless of one’s permanent residence or homeland.

The participating photographs must be taken in the territory of Jämsä City on period 1st June – 4th September 2016.
The awarded photographs introduce attractive advantages of Jämsä and emphasize a pleasant holiday in Jämsä region. The photographs will contain people enjoying the beautiful nature, speedy activities, summer events, summer villas, cultural enchantments, or quality services of the local companies.

The main criteria for the evaluation is the idea of the image and its touristic view, but the photographical expression will also influence the rating.
Ten best images will be awarded.

Terms of the Competition

Competition period is 1st June – 4th September 2016
The competition is free and open for everyone.

You can join the competition by sending your photograph to the email address: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
no later than 15th September 2016, by 3 pm (time zone Helsinki, UTC+3)

A competitor may participate with maximum 3 photographs.

In the text field of the email, please write:

  • The name of the photograph and its file name
  • Full name of the photographer, email, international telephone number, postal address
  • The place and situation where and when the photo was taken.

If required, the participant must identify his/her identity.

By taking part in the competition, you will accept these terms and conditions.

Image Quality Requirements

  • The picture must be a digital photography.
  • The picture has been taken within the territory of the city of Jämsä.
  • The picture has been taken during the mentioned competition time period.
  • The file must be named: image name_nameofthephotographer.jpg (For instance, vororotti_johnsmith.jpg)
  • The picture shall be delivered in JPEG format as a low resolution image. The maximum height/width 1920px.
    High resolution images shall be separately requested for the best pictures.
  • Basic image adjustments and cropping is allowed. Image manipulation is prohibited.
  • The original files shall not be sent to the competition committee during the competition. The committee will separately ask for the original files from the awarded participants. The original files shall be sent to the committee within a week from the request date. The original image file is the original, unmodified file from the camera.

The main criteria for the evaluation is the idea of the image and its touristic view, but the photographical expression will also influence the rating.

Image Usage Rights

  • The picture must be taken by the competitor him/herself.
  • The photographer must have the full rights for the photographs.
  • The photographer must have the permission to publish the photographs for given purpose from all identifiable persons in the photographs including the owners of photographed private properties (trespassing prohibited).
  • If a person under 18 years of age occurs in the photograph, the photographer must ensure from the parents that the minor has the right to pose in a photograph which is meant for publication.
  • The organizer of the competition will disqualify any discriminating, offensive, or otherwise inappropriate photographs.
  • The participating photographs shall not be published in any printed materials or websites before the end of the competition and the announcement of the winner.
  • The City of Jämsä and its companies shall have full usage rights of the photographs sent for the competition. The usage rights cover all marketing and communication needs of the City of Jämsä and its corporate groups (such as Jämsek Oy) in different medias without additional agreements or compensation for unlimited time. Handing over the photographs to third parties is prohibited.
  • The copyright of the photographs remains with the photographer.

Organizer and Winner Selection

The organizer of the competition is the City of Jämsä.

The competition committee select the winner and ten best images, amongst which the public can choose their favourite. The public voting will be organized in October on the Facebook-page of the City of Jämsä. (www.facebook.com/jamsankaupunki ) The most “liked” photo wins the public voting.

Members of the Competition Committee:
Laura Walden
Pirjo Grönvall
Päivi Nironen
Sini Käkönen
Suvi Virtanen

Announcement of the Winner

The ten best images of the competition will be published on the websites of Jämsä City www.jamsa.fi and its Facebook pages (www.facebook.com/jamsankaupunki ) for the public voting on 10th October 2016.
The voting period ends 31st October 2016 at 3 pm.

The winner of the competition and the winner of the public voting will be published on the website of Jämsä City and on its Facebook pages on 7th November 2016. The winners will be informed personally.

Prizes

Ten best photographs will be awarded.

Main Awards

€200 from the City of Jämsä + a gift voucher of free choice
€50 for the favourite of the public

Other prizes:
Day passes to the Himos Ski Resort (Himos Hiihtovuori Ltd.) 2 passes
Tickets to Himos Arena (Himoslomat Ltd.) 2 tickets
Lunch for two at Elonen Restaurant Coffee House 1 voucher
Gift voucher to Restaurant Patapirtti (Uusi-Yijälä farm) 1 voucher
Gift voucher to Mono Pub Pizzeria (Himoslomat Ltd.) 1 voucher
Gift voucher to Restaurant Rosso (Rosso Jämsä) 1 voucher
Gift voucher to Ilveslinna (Ilveslinna) 1 voucher
Bakery product package from Elonen Bakery Shop (Elonen Ltd.) 1 voucher
First Aid kit for travellers (Jämsä City) 1 piece
Free tickets to the swimming hall Koskikara (Jämsä City)

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