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Blue hour
677 participants 1507 photographs
Winning photograph
Night Star
Night Star - Night photos sometimes take years’ of preparation, dozens of nights spent in a hide, just like this one. In this project I worked with a home-made equipment constructed specially for this purpose.
by bencemate , first prize in the contest Blue hour sponsored by Fomunity 
Finalists

Contest rules

Terms and Conditions

These contest rules are an expansion of the Fomunity Terms and Conditions of Use. If there is any contradiction between them, the terms and conditions defined in these rules have precedence.

Taking part in this contest implies that you accept the Fomunity Terms and Conditions of Use, all of the contest rules and regulations, and any reasonable changes introduced by Fomunity.

Competitors

This contest is open to all professional and amateur photographers who are interested.

Subject

Capture the intensity of the blue and satured colours of the blue hour.

Works

Each competitor can submit up to 3 photographs, none of which can have won a prize in any other competition (Fomunity or otherwise) and to which they must hold the intellectual property rights.

The photographs must be at least 1.000 pixels and no more than 10.000 pixels, in JPG (JPEG) format, and can be no larger than 10 MB.

Basic digital processing (white balance, exposure, levels, contrast, saturation, focus, vignetting elimination ...) and cleaning of particles and moderate cuts be accepted. Image modifications or part/s of it, that would make the photography to reflect a different reality to the photographed not be accepted.

Only photographs submitted via the contest page: https://fomunity.com/contest/34 will be accepted.

To encourage originality, submitted photographs will not be published until the entry deadline has passed.

To help jury impartiality, the authors of each photograph will not be displayed until the jury has made its decision.

Dates

You can submit photographs from February 22, 2016 at 00:00 until April 4, 2016 at 23:59.

The jury's decision will be published on the contest webpage on April 11, 2016.

Fomunity uses Central European Time, and adjusts to Central European Summer Time in season.

Jury

The contest jury will be Antoni Cladera (PhotoPills team member), and their decision will be final.

Prizes

There will be only one overall winner, who will receive a prize of €150.

Comments

Works that infringe people's dignity or human rights will not be accepted.

Works featuring any over-texts, watermarks or any frame or indication of the author's identity (in the photograph, title or description) will not be eligible for a prize. The jury will reject any photograph that fails to comply with these rules.

Competitors are liable for any image rights or civil liability suits.

Fomunity reserves the right to remove any photograph from the contest if the jury or the Fomunity team considers that the photograph does not fit the proposed theme.

Any situation not covered by these rules will be decided by the jury and the Fomunity team.