“MAKE IT MAKATI, MAKE IT HAPPY” PHOTOCONTEST

A. CONTEST THEME

In lieu of National Architecture Week and for the celebration of 36th Makati Chapter Anniversary,
launches a photography competition with a theme “Make it MAKATI, Make it HAPPY”
Last year, Makati Chapter organizes a photography competition by capturing photographs and exhibiting
the works of the Members of the Chapter. Now, in this photo challenge the competition is designed to
promote the value and appreciation by capturing the essence of Makati City. The challenge is what does
Makati City in terms of cultural or any architectural symbol. We all know that Makati City is best known
for fine art museums, recreational areas, colonial-era churches, high end boutiques and a lot more.

B. CONTEST DURATION
The Makati Chapter will start accepting entries via print outs and online submission at the official Makati
Chapter email (uapmakati2012@gmail.com) from November 11, 2013 until November 15, 2013.

C. ELIGIBILITY
1. The participant must be a UAP Makati Chapter Member
2. Any person legally associated with the development or administration of this contest (Board of
Directors of the UAP Makati Chapter and Sponsors) and the immediate family (parents, children,
spouse and persons residing in the same household) are automatically disqualified to join the
contest. Entries failing to meet the rules and guidelines shall also be considered ineligible.

D. SUBMISSION PROCEDURE
1. Each participant is allowed to submit 2 entries
2. Entries must be in full color or black & white
3. The contestant must submit a fully completed Entry form. It can be downloaded thru Makati
Chapter official website http://www.uapmakati.wordpress.com or in Makati Chapter Facebook Page
4. Deadline for the submission of entries is on November 15, 2013. All the entries shall be sent by
regular mail, courier or delivered in person to the following address:

Arch. Jose Ricky L. Martinez
President, UAP Makati Chapter
2119 Unit G. Urdaneta Village,
Guadalupe Nuevo, Makati City
Mobile no. 0905-432-4775;
0929-103-8899; 0922-288-5601

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E. PHOTOGRAPH/IMAGE REQUIREMENTS
1. Do not put any identifying watermark or copyright anywhere in the image.
2. Images must have a minimum resolution of 300 dpi and at least having a pixel dimension of
1632 x 1224
3. The photograph can be taken using point and shoot cameras or SLR/DSLR Cameras.
4. The print dimension should be 8.5” x 11”
5. Photographs that are digitally enhanced or altered for creative purposes are disqualified. Only
minor adjustments in the color, sharpness, contrast or digital equivalence are acceptable.

F. JUDGING
The entries shall be judged based on the following criteria:
1. Adherence to the theme/Content 25%
2. Creativity 25%
3. Photographic Quality 25%
4. Visual Impact 25%

All entries will be judged thru the following:
1. Past President of UAP-Makati Chapter
2. 2 Representatives from Architects Photography Club of the Philippines
Judging will be discussed behind closed doors on 19 November 2013. The decisions of the judges are
final and binding in all respects. The jury has the right not to award any prize if the requirement and
guidelines of the contest has not been met.

For the People’s Choice Award Category on-line voting will be done on UAP Makati Chapter’s Facebook
page. Kindly send thru Makati Chapter email (uapmakati2012@gmail.com) for us to post in our
Facebook page.

G. PRIZES
Winners shall be awarded in the following corresponding categories:
Open (Amateur / Professional) Category Grand Prize Php 5,000.00 and Certificate
2nd Prize 3,000.00 and Certificate
3rd Prize 2,000.00 and Certificate
People’s Choice Award Category Php 2,000.00 and Certificate
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H. LICENSE AND DISTRIBUTION
The organizers will not use the photographs submitted until the end of the contest. In relation to
selected entries, their creators accept to cede for free their copyright and representation rights to the
United Architects of the Philippines- Makati Chapter for any of the following:
1. Touring exhibition of the photographs.
2. Potential publication of a coffee table book intended for sale in major bookstores.
The participants’ photographs become the property of United Architects of the Philippines –
Makati Chapter upon submission and will be added to the photo collection created for this
purpose. The selected set of photographs will be exhibited in December 2013 during the
National Architecture Week.

I. THIRD PARTY RIGHTS
By entering the contest, the entrant guarantees that the submitted set of photographs is an original
work created solely by the entrant, that the photographs do not infringe on the copyrights, trademarks,
moral rights, rights of privacy/ publicity, or intellectual property rights of any person or entity, and that
no other party has the right, title, claim, or interest in the photographs. The entrant must possess all the
necessary authorizations for all types of use described in the rules. In case of a third party complaint, of
whatever nature, the sole responsibility will be the entrant’s.

J. ACCEPTANCE OF RULES
Participation in the contest indicates complete acceptance of the contest rules set forth herein,
and relinquishing claims of any kind against the organizers or their representatives. The
committee retains the right to interrupt, cancel, postpone and/ or modify the event and rules
at any time after notification by all appropriate means according to the circumstances, unless it
is impossible to do so.
Queries regarding the competition can be addressed through the following e-mail address:
uapmakati2012@gmail.com. Responses to queries shall be posted on the Chapter’s Website
(www.uapmakati.wordpress.com) and Facebook page (United Architects of the Philippines,
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