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The flowering of the Tajinaste
295 participants 746 photographs
Winning photographs
Pinceladas
by Arturo Lasso , first prize in the contest The flowering of the Tajinaste sponsored by Hoteles Reverón and Hotel Spa Villalba, Bodegas Reverón, The Council of Tenerife, City Hall of Vilaflor, Spa Wellness Plus, Aloe Park, Teleférico of Teide, Cadena Ser and Fotógrafo Nocturno 
Gigantes rojos
by Jazmín , second prize in the contest The flowering of the Tajinaste sponsored by Hoteles Reverón and Hotel Spa Villalba, Bodegas Reverón, The Council of Tenerife, City Hall of Vilaflor, Spa Wellness Plus, Aloe Park, Teleférico of Teide, Cadena Ser and Fotógrafo Nocturno 
Runners-up
Finalists

Contest rules

1ST INTERNATIONAL PHOTOGRAPHY CONTEST

The flowering of the Tajinaste

TERMS AND CONDITIONS

These contest rules are an expansion of the Fomunity términos y condiciones de uso. 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.

THEME OF THE CONTEST

Photos representing the flowering of Tajinaste. Our endemic plant is between the most beautiful of all the authochthonous Canarian plants. This contest searches to share and enhance the beauty of these plants amongst the Canarian population, as well as the touristic sector.

CHARACTERISTICS OF THE PIECES

This contest searches for natural essence photography, and for this reason it will only be permitted to realize basic corrections, contrasts, perspectives or similar which the jury will consider don’t imply digital manipulation that may modify reality.

Furthermore, it won’t be accepted any picture that may disturb the natural environment, or the regulations that ‘Parque Nacional of Teide’ or any other organization may have established to preserve the condition of the Tajinastes.

It isn’t necessary that the pictures are unpublished nor taken in the current year of this publication.

Pictures in black and white aren’t admitted.

The jury may request the RAW files at the photographers if they may consider it necessary as a requirement to award a prize.

It will be paid special attention at the fulfillment of the ethical decalogue of AEFONA.

The pictures will be sent in JPG file of 300ppp as limit of quality with measures of 2500px as minimum in the smallest side, to the platform of Fomunity through the following link http://www.fototajinaste.com

The pictures must weight between 4mb and 20mb.

The pictures must not contain signatures , nor watermark, name of the author , frame or any other sign unrelated with the image.

PARTICIPANTS

Any person over 18 that may wish to participate, with any type of camera or photographic equipment, may do so.

PRESENTATION OF THE PIECES

The deadline to present the pieces is from the 20/04/2015 to the 14/06/2015.

PRIZES

The following prizes will be established:

JURY AND WINNER SELECTION

The jury consists of:

The decision of the jury shall be final and will be realized taking as criteria the artistic quality that shows the beauty of the flowering of the Tajinaste.

A contestant can be winner exclusively of one prize. In the case that, because of the voting results of social media, a person may receive more than a prize, the jury will automatically move to the next most rated.

The jury will award the first two cash prizes and the first three runner-ups. The runner ups 4,5,6,7 and 8 will be awarded depending on the greatest amount of times they have been shared in the social networks (Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook, Google+ and Pinterest) exclusively through the platform Fomunity.

PUBLICATION AND AWARDS CEREMONY

The winners will be contacted personally by Mario Rubio and the decision will be published in the web pages, social networks and communication means, of the sponsors, partners and also of the organization of the contest

The payment method will be through nominative check and will be subjected to the tax obligations valid at the payment moment.

he awards will be given to the winners in the ceremony act that will take place the 19th of June in the Hotel Villalba of Vilaflor, Tenerife.

PROPERTY AND FURTHER USE OF THE PIECES

The pictures will be at all time property of their authors and they will have total rights over them, allowing only the diffusion in relation with the actual contest and further ones by the enterprises participating in the contest.

It will be admitted a maximum of three pictures for every author.

The participation in the contest implies the acceptation of the contest rules.

SPONSORS

This contest is carried out thanks to:

COMMENTS

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

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

Counters from social networks displayed on the screen are purely informational. The values taken into account for the selection of the runners-up will be taken directly from each of the social networks, when the competition closes.

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

The contest organization and the jury are entitled to change the competition rules to ensure the quality, prestige and good performance of this contest if it was necessary and without notice to the participants.