PRIZES & JUDGING
Q. How will my photo be judged?
A. GAWPC consists of four (4) rounds of evaluation to find a winner that qualify not only by great technical aspect, but also great personal merit. The process in selecting the best photos and the honorable winners in GAWPC are involving rating from creditable Online Judges and scoring from 2013 GAWPC Honorary Judging Committee.
Q. What are the prizes?
A. You will received international exposure and media coverage, winning photo showcase at GAWPC website and Garuda Indonesia Inflight Magazine, Trophy, Cash money and Garuda Indonesia roundtrip ticket.
Q. Can I exchange my ticket price for money instead?
A. No, you cannot exchange the ticket prize for money. The name in the ticket prize will be your name, and not somebody else.
Q. Where I can read or know the winner announcement?
A. Committee will send a notification through the registered telephone, email or address you have submitted in your Profile at Setting page (https://gawpc.garuda-indonesia.com/setting/). And winner announcement will be able to be seen in GAWPC website (http://gawpc.garuda-indonesia.com).
Q. Will all Finalist be attended the Photo Hunting Trip in Indonesia?
A. Yes, all Finalist will be fled to Jakarta-Medan-Jakarta-home on Committees expenses (as long as your country has Garuda Indonesia route), except for personal expenses. The Photo Hunting Trip duration is up to 7 days, 6 nights.
Q. How about if my country is not mentioned (others), while I’m a Finalist. What is the arrangement?
A. If a Finalist home country is not in Garuda Indonesia’s route, Finalist will be given a choice to depart from country where Garuda Indonesia route is available. If that arrangement can not be settle, than Committee has the right to cancel and changed to other Finalist.
Q. Is there an entry fee?
A. Entry is free of charge. There is no any charge to participate in GAWPC. Entrants are however expected to pay Internet connection fees and other costs associated with submitting their entries.
Q. Who qualifies?
A. The contest is open to everyone, whether professional or amateur and regardless of nationality, age or sex. Those under 18 years of age may participate with the permission of a parent or guardian.
Q. Will submissions be returned?
A. No, submitted photographs or any data files will not be returned.
Q. Is there any certain period time for photos being taken?
A. Photos are not limited by the its intake period time, as long as photos have never or have never been published for the purpose of commercial or previously have won an award in any Photography Contest.
Q. Is image manipulation allowed in the photo contest?
A. Minor burning, dodging, and color correction are acceptable as is cropping. Watermarks in any form are NOT acceptable. We trust our users to keep it real, submit unaltered files and undamaged metadata (EXIF). We can not research every photo entry. However, if a photo is chosen as a Finalist, it will be scrutinized for possible alterations.
Q. Should there be a watermark/copyright information added to the photo?
A. No. All photo must be clear of any copyright information. Any photos that do contain photographers names on the photo or any other watermark/copyright information, will be disqualified from being Finalist and Winner.
Q. The theme is "My Enchanting Town", do my photos have to related to or regarding Indonesia?
A. No, please telling to the world, the photos regarding the country where you live in, uniqueness and the beauty of your town/country which is representing your home. Using this theme you are expected to describe your town/country by exposing the 3 aspects of Nature, Culture and People within a beautiful photo.
Q. Can I enter my photo in other competition?
A. If you are not a Finalist or Winner, yes, you may enter into other photographer contest. We have no exclusivity right to non Finalist or non Winner photo.
Q. Can I E-mail my submissions directly to Garuda Indonesia or ayofoto.com?
A. No. Entries can only be submitted via http://gawpc.garuda-indonesia.com/upload/. Note that files sent in error to other locations will not be accepted.
Q. How do I know my registration have succeeded?
A. After registering as GAWPC entrant you'll receive automated confirmation email from GAWPC at your submitted email address upon registering process
Q. How to deliver the photo?
A. Upload button only appear after login. To do so, you need to register and enlisted as participant. Just click on Facebook Connect or go to Sign Up form at http://gawpc.garuda-indonesia.com/sign-up/. After login, the upload button appear on the upper right side, next to your User Name (Menu Setting).
Q. What size/format photo should I submit?
A. Each digital file (photo) must be:
Suggested Photo specifications are:
Q. How many photo should I submit?
A. You can enter a maximum of 15 photos. You may enter as many categories as you wish. But you can only be a Finalist in one (1) category only.
Q. I think a photo I took after I entered the contest is better than my original submission. Can I cancel my previous entry and submit the new work in its place?
A. Yes, you can cancel/delete the submission and re-submit the work, as long as it is done during the entry period. You have quota of 15 photo in total.
Q. Will I be notified when my photo submission is received?
A. Entrants are not notified when their submissions are received; however, there is a notification text emerge on your screen when you have succeed upload your photo. You can also check all of your photo submission from your personal Gallery by logging into your account.
Q. I kept having problems uploading data or photo.
A. Try reading the instructions on the entry form again or at FAQ page. If you are unable to resolve the problem after reading the instructions, send an E-mail inquiry to email@example.com
Q. Can I see my submitted photo in the website?
A. Your photo will be displayed in GAWPC gallery (http://gawpc.garuda-indonesia.com/gallery/) and you can also check all of your photo submission from your personal Gallery by logging into your account.