1. Purpose of the contestWithin the framework of the "Photographic Weekend Platja d'Aro" organized by the Photographic Association Educating the Eye, the Library Mercè Rodoreda announces a photo contest to stimulate and reward economically photographic projects of national and international authors who are able to surprise, excite and move with their vision of the world around them.2. TypeThe contest is international and its participation is free. 3. ParticipantsProfessional or amateur photographers, individuals or groups. Each participant can send a maximum of two projects. Components of the organization of the Photographic Weekend are not eligible 4. Theme and techniqueThe theme is free, as well as the technique used. The only requirement is that the images must have been taken with a photographic camera or a device with camera; all sorts of manipulation and hybridization are allowed.5. Project requirementsThe projects should consist of a theoretical part, in a dossier (see point 6) and a set of 6 to 12 images. Both the dossier as images can only be provided through the specific "Contest" section of the web from the photographic weekend Platja d'Aro.6. The presentation of the projectThe dossier of the project submission must include the following items:• Name and family name, age, city, country, email address, telephone number at least onecontact person• Background: Presentation of the author or group of authors (max 500 characters)• Project Title • Definition of the project (maximum 500 characters)• Explanation and motivationsThe lack of any of these data can result in disqualification of the participant. 7. Images to be presented with the dossier From 6 to 12 images should be presented at 72 dpi in jpeg, sRGB color space and 1920 pixels on the longest side of the image.The images should be named as follows: title of the project _ number of the series. For example MyProject_01.jpg8. Jury and evaluation criteria A jury consisting of a representative of the City Council, two professionals in the world of photography and a Secretary will select the winner and the two runner-ups from the finalists of the competition.The creativity and expressiveness of projects will be especially valued.9. Dates and method of presentation of the projects • 03 July 2017 start of the contest• 29 September at 24:00 h end of project presentation • 13 October 2017 publication of winners and runner-ups The presentation of the projects will be accessible on the website www.fotoplatjadaro.com in the section "Contest" (concurs), with deadline for submission 24: 00h 29th September 2017.We will personally notify the winner and the runner-ups and will publish the results of the competition via the website of the photographic weekend and other channels on October 13th, 2017. 10. Prizes• First Prize 2.000 €• Prize young talent (under 35yrs) 1.000 €• Second Prize 1.000 €• 2 Runner-ups 500 € eachLegal deductions will apply to these amounts apply legal deductions. The winner and runner-ups must provide their email address and bank details (with IBAN / BIC if it is outside Spain) to receive the prize amount by bank transfer. 11. Rights and Responsibilities of imagesThe authors declare to be the owners of the rights to the images and are responsible for possible claims by third parties. The authors give exclusive rights to the organization for the the publication and dissemination of winning, runner-up and finalist images, as well as for promotional use of the photographic weekend “Jornades Fotogràfiques Platja d’Aro” and the competition in future editions. The winner and runners-finalists accept the free reproduction of their images in mass and industry media with the aim of promoting the results of the awards and the contest.Participation in this competition implies acceptance of these rules. The organization reserves the right to resolve as deemed appropriate any situation not covered in the rules.