The 2019 contest is started!
We are currently accepting photos (related to aviation, read the regulations) for the February round.
Send your photos to firstname.lastname@example.org before February 28th at 10pm.
As of March, you will be able to vote for any of your favorite photos throughout the year 2019.
To vote, you go to this link Facebook , and then you click on the photo (or photos) of your choice!
If you are not a Facebook member, you can see the pictures (without voting) here
Prizes for the contest
Grand annual winner: $ 75 gift certificate plus
2nd and 3rd annual trophy : $ 25 gift certificate plus trophy
Monthly winners: Cap or T-shirt or gift certificate $ 10
Gift certificates can be cumulated over the year. In order to allow everyone to have the chance to win during the year, the same person can not be declared winner of the month more than four (4) times in the year. Monthly and annual gift certificates can be accumulated for a maximum of $ 105
For a monthly round to be held, you must have received at least five photos, from at least three different photographers (new in 2018). Otherwise, the photos received are entered in the next month's round. The total number of photos in the final remains at 20.
Winning photos of the month and photos with the most "likes" during the year (up to a total of 20) will be judged later to determine the three winning photos.
You can vote for any of your favorite photos throughout the year 2019. The winning photos of 2019 will be determined by an external juror during the month of January 2020 (see rules) and unveiled at the Annual General Meeting ( AGA) 2020.
Any photo submitted must be accompanied by the following information:
- Name and name of the member submitting the photo
- Membership number (in good standing)
- Name and name of the person who took the picture (ATTENTION) if this person is not the member transmitting the photo, you certify by submitting the photo that the author is aware and agree to participate in the contest.)
- The member must also certify that the photographer is not a professional photographer (the photograph does not earn more than 50% of his annual income)
- Title of the photo
- Location of the photo
- The photographer authorizes the contest coordinator to crop my photo, if possible, in case the horizon is visibly crooked.
The "usual" corrections made in post-processing (slight color correction, cropping, straightening, light filtering to increase the sharpness ...) are accepted. Excessive manipulation may be refused by the contest administrator who will then ask for the photo to be re-submitted after "normalization" of the editing parameters.
The photographer authorizes Aviateurs.Québec to use the photos submitted as part of the contest for his publications (Aviateur and L'Aviateur Express magazines, website, Facebook page, Flickr album and other official publications of Aviateurs.Québec) . This partial assignment of rights implies that the photographer remains fully the owner of the rights in the transmitted photos and that they may be used by the author at any time for publication, broadcast or otherwise in any other media or platform. of diffusion.
The photographer must transmit his files in high resolution. Photos smaller than 1024 pixels wide (landscape format) or tall (portrait format) will not be accepted.
Please note: We had to refuse photos in the past, often transmitted by iPhone, in format too small. Please, make sure that you take and transmit your photos in high resolution format.
Important note: all members in good standing of Aviateurs.Québec (registered or not on Facebook) can enter the contest.
Contest rules can be viewed HERE
Contribution by Jean-Pierre Bonin