12th Girimitra Sammelan we are holding Audio Visual presentation competition till 23th June 2013

Dear All,

On the occasion of 12th Girimitra Sammelan we are holding Audio Visual presentation competition.

Audio Visual Competition :

Subject : Trekking, Rock Climbing, Mountaineering, Forts

Entries : Either through Films(CD/DVD), 35mm slide presentation or powerpoint presentations

Time : 15 minute duration
Last Date : June 16, 2012

Contact :
Ramesh Kulkarni – 9820881818
Prasad Joshi – 9920806699
Aparna Bhatte – 9820142973

Audio Visual Presentation : A new perspective

Subject : Trekking, Mountaineering, Fort etc.

New activities in these subjects can be submitted under this category. This will not be a completion but the entries will be selected based on their different approaches / newness, depth and finesse. Entries can be through Films, 35mm Slide presentation or Power Point Presentations

Duration : 8-10 minutes duration
Last Date : June 16, 2012
Contact :
Ramesh Kulkarni – 9820881818
Prasad Joshi – 9920806699
Aparna Bhatte – 9820142973

12th GIRIMITRA SAMMELAN
ONLINE PHOTOGRAPHY COMPETITION 2013
Organized by
Maharashtra Seva Sangh, Mulund
Competition Calendar –
Closing Date for Entries: 23th June 2013.
Judging Date: 30th June 2013
Exhibition Date: 7th July 2013.
Term:
12th Girimitra Photography Competition begins on 7th June 2013 at 9.00 am and ends on
23th June 2013, at 9.00 pm (IST). By submitting an entry, each contestant agrees to the
rules of the contest.
Who may enter?
Any Indian citizen may participate in this photography competition.
Entries are categorized under three heads
1. Rock Climbing: Photographs of any rock climbing activity conducted on natural rocks, pinnacles,
boulders and natural rock walls. (Artificial wall climbing photographs are not allowed.)
2. Himalayan Expedition: Photographs of any mountaineering or trekking activities conducted in
Himalaya.
3. Monuments on Forts: Any monument on fort (Hill fort, Sea fort or Land Fort) either intact or in
dilapidated state viz, Fort entrances, Water tanks, Fortification, bastion, sculptures etc.
(Photographs of base village Temples, Caves, Long shots of Forts will not be accepted)
Please submit photographs on-line through our email ID or Courier CD to Maharashtra Seva
Sangh. Hard copies of the images will not be accepted.
 Email ID: girimitra.photo.2013@gmail.com
There are no participation fees for this competition.Rules & Regulations
1. Maximum of 3 entries in each section can be submitted by each participant.
2. Only digital entries will be accepted. Prints and slides are ineligible.
3. All the images should be numbered and the specific caption should be filled-in, in the entry form
against the number. Please do not give any caption to images.
4. All the entries sent for this exhibition must be original work of the entrants. He / She should keep
ready RAW image / Exif data etc. if asked by Judges.
5. Minor photoshoping like Cropping, Setting levels, Sharpening, Saturation, Color Correction etc. are
acceptable. Digitally manipulated (Created, Merging, Stamping, Cloning etc.) images are not eligible for
this exhibition.
6. High-quality scans of non-digital photographs are acceptable. Photographs must be in a .jpeg or.jpg
format. Sandwich shots, double exposures and photographs which consist in any way of more than one
separate photograph are not eligible in this category (e.g. HDR).
7. Girimitra Sammelan reserves the right to reproduce / use of accepted entries for Catalogue Printing,
Press Publicity, Web Publicity etc.
8. Movements of a climber should be shown under the Rock climbing & Himalayan expedition theme.
9. Only peak or mountain photographs without climber’s movement will not be entertained.
10. Simple landscape photographs without a mountain, Climber & Trekker are not allowed under the
Himalayan Expedition Theme.
11. Submission of entries implies acceptance of rules of the competition. Judges’ decision will be final
and binding.
12. Girimitra Sammelan reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to disqualify and / or remove any Entry
that does not comply with the competition rules.
13. In no event will the Organizers or event representatives be responsible or liable for any damages or
losses of any kind, including direct, indirect, incidental or consequential damages arising out of any
contestant’s access to and use of the website or because of virus.
14. Once uploaded a photo is classed as an entry and cannot be replaced by another shot. However,
you have until the closing date / time of this competition to ensure that your photo meets criteria.
15. Girimitra Sammelan will not be responsible for failure of receipt, loss or damage of any photographs
entered in the competition due to technical or virus issues.
16. The photograph must not contain obscene, provocative, defamatory, sexually explicit, or otherwise
objectionable or inappropriate content.
17. Each entry does not infringe upon the copyrights, trademarks, contract rights, or any other
intellectual property rights of any third person or entity, or violate any person’s rights of privacy or
publicity.
18. Photographs must be only from within the Indian region. Images taken outside this limit are not
allowed.
19. Every entry should be absolutely clear of copyright norms, without any claims. Entrant will be solely
responsible if any such copyright / infrigent issues are raised.
20. If your entry is selected as the winner, we will require a high resolution version for exhibition and
printing purposes (up to w12 x h10 inches). This will be requested at the conclusion of the judging
process.Format Guidelines
– 1024 x 768 pixels, 72 ppi
– JPG image files not larger than 2MB each
– Embedded sRGB colour space
– No watermarking or digital mattes.
– Photographer’s name should not be visible on images (every effort is
made to judge entries based solely on the image and without distractions)
– Captions or text should be provided in the entry form only
– Borders are not allowed.
How to Resize Photos:
Option 1:
Step 1: Open the image in Microsoft office picture manager
Step 2: follow the path
Picture – Resize: The Programme will ask you resize settings
Step 3: Select predefined width x height.
Step 4: Select the following option: Document – Large (1024 x 768) Press OK
Step 5: Save as image for competition.
Option 2:
Step 1: Open the image in Adobe Photoshop
Step 2: follow the path
Image – Image size – The Programme will ask you resize settings
Step 3: Assign the pixels 1024 x 768 – Press OK
Step 5: Save as image for competition
How to enter:
1. Each entry consists of a duly filled entry form and the images as attachments.
2. Complete the entry form with the required information, including your name, address,
telephone number, email address and respective photo captions.
3. Image File name must be category wise – RC 1 / RC 2 / HE 1 / HE 2 / MF 1 / MF 2
4. Subject of the email should be: Entry for Photography Competition – 11th Girimitra
Sammelan Photography Competition 2012.
Please recheck, all images and entry form is attached. Do not send separate mail for
different category. All entries should in a single mail.
5. You will receive an acknowledgement from the team.
6. Please save it carefully.Entry deadline:
All the entries must be submitted before 23th June 2013.
After this date any entry will not be accepted.
Judging
1. Judging will be conducted by renowned photographers in the relevant
fields.
2. Winning photographs will be published in the 12th Girimitra Sammelan
souvenir as per the availability of

space.
3. Decisions of the judges will be final.
4. Final entries will be selected from three categories and will be exhibited
as per the availability of space at venue.
5. There will be Two Awards (Trophy) in each section.
Contact for status of entries will b
e through email only. Team will keep you
all updated periodically.
For more details please contact:
Mandar Karve +91 9224869631, 9422552908
Gayatri Boid +91 9870151815

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