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Park Cameras has teamed up with Pentax and Outdoor Photography to provide Pentax users with an exclusive photographic competition with the winning images being displayed in March’s edition of Outdoor Photography.

Taking part could not be easier. Simply submit any image taken on a Pentax digital camera during 2010 to our dedicated Flickr Group* – Pentax The Opening Shot – and you could be in with a chance of having your image displayed within the UK’s leading outdoor photographic publication. Additional Terms and Conditions are as follows:

1.1 Park Cameras’ “The Opening Shot” photographic competition is open to all UK photographers
1.2 Amateur, student and professional photographers, resident in the UK or abroad, of any age, are eligible to enter.
1. 3 Entrants aged under 18 on the closing date must the permission of their parent/guardian to enter. The Promoter reserves the right to request proof of this permission.

2.1 All images submitted must be the entrants own work, must not be copied, must not contain any third party materials including third party trademarks or trade names and/or content that you do not have permission to use.
All images submitted must not otherwise be obscene, defamatory or in breach of any applicable UK legislation or regulations. If the Promoter has reason to believe your entry is not the entrants own work or otherwise breaches these terms and conditions, then the entrants image will not be considered. Images must not previously have been published in a national UK photography magazine, nor have won any national-level photography competition. Copyright of all entries remains with the photographer at all times, but the Promoter and the sponsors of the Competition and their associated group companies reserve the right to use, publish and republish entries in connection with the Competition, without payment.
2.2 By entering this Competition the entrant grants permission to the Promoter and sponsors and their associated group companies to reproduce the entrants photos in any media (including the Outdoor Photography Magazine) whether or not the image is selected as a winning entry of any of the categories, but only in connection with this competition.
2.3 The entrant must be the sole author and owner of copyright.
2.4 It is the responsibility of the entrant to ensure that they comply with ownership and copyright requirements.
2.5 It is the responsibility of the entrant to ensure they have the relevant model releases and licences, where required.

3.1 The Promoter or sponsors or their associated group companies shall not be liable for any loss, damage or injury of any nature howsoever caused, sustained by any entrant under this Competition. However, nothing in these terms and conditions shall have the effect of excluding or restricting liability for personal injury, death, fraud or fraudulent misrepresentation caused by the proven negligence of employees or agents of the Promoter or sponsors or their associated group companies.
3.2 Park Cameras Ltd reserves the right to void, amend, and/or change the rules of the Competition or these terms and conditions at any time without incurring any liability whatsoever.
3.3 If entrants do not wish for their contact information to be used for marketing purposes or to enable the Promoter or sponsors to contact them in future regarding similar competitions or sponsors’ promotions, they should make this clear in their entry email.
3.4 Submitting entries to this competition constitutes acceptance of these terms and conditions.
3.5 Entries that do not comply with these terms and conditions will be rejected.
3.6 These terms and conditions are governed by English law and any dispute in relation to them shall be subject to the non-exclusive jurisdiction of the English courts.

Additional Info

  • This group will count toward the photo's limit (60 for Pro members, 30 for free members)
  • Accepted content types: Photos, Videos, Images, Art, Screenshots
  • Accepted safety levels: Safe
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