FIAP    FIAP Recognition Number:-2017/280    PSA   PSA Recognition Number :- 2017/168       FIP Recognition Number :-2017/FIP/09/2017  

 

  FOCI International Salon 2017  


SALON CALENDAR

Closing Date :19 June 2017

Judging Dates : 24 & 25 June 2017

Notification : 09 July 2017

Exhibition : 19 August 2017

Mailing of Catalogues & Awards: 30 August 2017

 

SECTIONS (ALL DIGITAL)

A –Open Colour

B –Open Monochrome

C –Nature & Wild Life

D –Photo Travel

 

PANEL OF JUDGES

Mr. ANIL RISAL SINGH: MFIAP, Hon. FIP, ARPS
Mr. MAYURESH MOGHE Masters in Fine Arts Photography ( University of Kentucky,USA )
Mr.VAIBHAV JAGUSTE: EFIAP
Mr. SUNEIL MARATHE EFIAP, ARPS

Dr. AVNISH RAJAN: AFIAP

 

SALON COMMITTEE:

Salon President: Mr.Manoj G Musale

Cell No. 9820190639

Email: focithane@gmail.com

 

Salon Secretary: Mr.Sudhir Shinde

Cell No 9820506016

Email: focithane@gmail.com

 

Salon Treasurer: Mr. Vinayak Joshi

Cell No.

Email: focithane@gmail.com

 

ENTRY FEE: 

    • Participation fee for Indian Participants Rs.700/- for all subjects (For Any 1 section = Rs.500/- , For any 2 sections = Rs.500/- + 0 = Rs.500/- , For any 3 sections Rs.500/- + Rs.200/- = Rs.700/-, For all 4 Sections Rs.700/- + 0 = Rs.700/- )


      Entry Fee for Indian participants may be sent either by demand draft (D.D.), Multicity Cheque or by account transfer.

     

     

      Participation fee for Foreign Participants $.20/- for all subjects ( For Any 1 section = $.15 , For any 2 sections = $.15 + 0=$.15, For any 3 sections $.15 + $.5 = $.20, For all 4 Sections $.20 + 0= $.20 )


      Entry fee shall be paid by Paypal only- focikiran@gmail.com

       

       

       

      PAYMENT DETAILS :-

      Name of the Bank: PUNJAB NATIONAL BANK

      Branch: SHIVAJI PATH, THANE WEST
      Account holder Name:- FRIENDS OF COLOURFUL INDIA

      Current Account no: 1144002101023223

      IFSC Code: PUNB0114400 

       

       

       

      Total 82 Awards to be won.

       

      FOCI MEDAL LIST FOR INTERNATIONAL SALON 2017

       Sr.No.
           MONOCHROME
              COLOUR
                NATURE
               TRAVEL
       01  FIAP GOLD  FIAP GOLD  FIAP GOLD  FIAP GOLD
       02  PSA GOLD  PSA GOLD  PSA GOLD  PSA GOLD
       03  FIP GOLD  FIP GOLD  FIP GOLD  FIP GOLD
       04  FIP SILVER  FIP SILVER  FIP SILVER  FIP SILVER
       05  FIP BRONZE  FIP BRONZE  FIP BRONZE  FIP BRONZE
       06  FOCI GOLD  FOCI GOLD  FOCI GOLD  FOCI GOLD
       07  FOCI SILVER  FOCI SILVER  FOCI SILVER  FOCI SILVER
       08  FOCI BRONZE  FOCI BRONZE  FOCI BRONZE  FOCI BRONZE
       09  FIAP HM-1  FIAP HM-1  FIAP HM-1  FIAP HM-1
       10  FIAP HM-2  FIAP HM-2  FIAP HM-2  FIAP HM-2
       11  PSA - HM 1  PSA - HM 1  PSA - HM 1  PSA - HM 1
       12  PSA - HM 2  PSA - HM 2  PSA - HM 2  PSA - HM 2
       13  CM-1  CM-1  CM-1  CM-1
       14  CM-2  CM-2  CM-2  CM-2
       15  CM-3  CM-3  CM-3  CM-3
       16  BEST PORTRAIT  BEST PORTRAIT  BEST BIRD  BEST FESTIVAL
       17  BEST FIGURE STUDY  BEST STORY  BEST MAMMAL  BEST MONUMENT
       18  BEST CREATIVE  BEST ARCHITECTURE  BEST INSECT  BEST LAND SCAPE
       19  BEST CHILD  BEST STILL LIFE  BEST ACTION  BEST ARIAL SHOT
       20  JUDGES CHOICE  JUDGES CHOICE JUDGES CHOICE   JUDGES CHOICE

       

      BEST INDIAN ENTRY

      FIAP BLUE BADGE


       

      Colour/ Monochrome

      A Monochrome image is defined as having varying shades of no more than one color (various shades of that color from very light to very dark) but it may be any single color. Multi-toned images (various shades of two or more colors) and greyscale images with added an accent color are not acceptable in Monochrome Class sections and must be entered in Color Class sections.

      Photo Travel Definition

      A Photo Travel image must express the feeling of a time and place, and portray a land, Its distinctive features or culture In Its natural state. There are no geographical limitations. Close-up pictures of people or objects must include distinguishable environment .Techniques that add to, relocate, replace or remove any element of the original image, except by cropping, are not permitted. All adjustments must appear natural. Conversion to full monochrome is acceptable . Derivations, including infrared, are unacceptable .

       

      Nature Definition

      Nature photography is restricted to the use of the photographic process to depict observations from all branches of natural history, except anthropology and archeology, in such a fashion that a well-informed person will be able to identify the subject material and to certify as to its honest presentation. The story telling value of a photograph must be weighed more than the pictorial quality while maintaining high technical quality. Human elements shall not be present, except where those human elements enhance the nature story. The presence of scientific bands, scientific tags or radio collars on wild animals is permissible. Photographs  of artificially  produced  hybrid plants or animals,  mounted specimens, or obviously  set arrangements, are ineligible, as is any form of manipulation that alters the truth of the photographic statement. No techniques that add to, relocate, replace, or remove pictorial elements except by cropping are permitted. Techniques that enhance the presentation of the photograph without changing the nature story or the pictorial content are permitted. All adjustments must appear natural. Color images can be converted to grayscale monochrome .Infrared images are not allowed.

       Bigger image will be requested from the authors of awarded/accepted entries, for putting print exhibition of awarded works.

       

       CONDITIONS OF ENTRY  

       

      1.  
        The exhibition is open to the participants all over the world; All Images must be the original work of the participant. Entries must originate as photographs (image-captured of objects via light sensitivity) made by the participant on photographic emulsion or acquired digitally. By virtue of submitting an entry, the participants certifies that the work as his own (aliases are not permitted). The participants permits the sponsors to reproduce all or part of the entered material free of charge for publication and/or display in media related to the exhibition. This may include low resolution images posting on a website.

      2. An entry may be rejected when the sponsoring organization or its agents, in its reasonable discretion, believe that the entry does not confirm to the exhibition rules and conditions.

      3. Images may be altered, either digitally or otherwise, by the maker and artwork or computer graphics created by the participant may be incorporated if the photographic content predominates.

      4. Participant may submit maximum 4 images in each section. Images for each section should be uploaded on our website. ( http://www.focithane.com).

      5. An entrant’s four images will be distributed throughout four rounds of judging for that section. Judging will be done using High Definition Television, Size 39” on screen resolution 1024 X 768.

      6. Report Cards will be sent by E-Mail only.

      7. All Acceptances are eligible for statistics applicable to FIAP, PSA, FIP. While every effort shall be made to ensure safe handling of all the entries, FOCI accepts no responsibility for any loss or damage of images that may occur and assume no liability for any miss use of copyright.

      8. All Foreign participants must submit their entries through online submission procedure on http://www.focithane.com Entry fees have to be sent online through the PAYPAL, the link of which has been given in our website. ( http://www.focithane.com).

      9. All Foreign   participants  must     submit  their    entries   through  online submission procedure in http://salon.focithane.com.

      10. Entry fees have to be sent online through the PAYPAL, the link of which has been given in our website (http://www.focithane.com).

      11. For Overseas Participants: Participation fee for Foreign Participants $.20/- for all subjects ( For Any 1 section = $.15 , For any 2 sections = $.15 + 0=$.15, For any 3 sections $.15 + $.5 = $.20, For all 4 Sections $.20 + 0= $.20 ) Entry fee shall be paid by Paypal only- focikaran@gmail.com.  focikiran@gmail.com

      12. Entry fee shall be paid by Paypal only-  focikiran@gmail.com

      13. For Indian Participants : Participation fee for Indian Participants Rs.700/- for all subjects (For Any 1 section = Rs.500/- , For any 2 sections = Rs.500/- + 0 = Rs.500/- , For any 3 sections Rs.500/- + Rs.200/- = Rs.700/-, For all 4 Sections Rs.700/- + 0 = Rs.300/- ) Entry Fee for Indian participants may be sent either by demand draft (D.D.), Multicity Cheque or by account transfer.

      14. Bank: Punjab National Bank

      15. Name – FOCI Friends of Colourful India

      16. Demand Draft - Should be sent in the name of "FOCI Friends of  Colorful  India ", Payable at Mumbai

      17. Indian participants please be noted that the RTGS/NEFT details of uploading generated code No. and details of DO must be mailed to us with Your name & other entry details in the following mail ID -focithane@gmail.com

      18. Participants are requested to send their entries, Entry Fee etc. well in advance. Late entries will not be entertained and the Entry Fee will be retained. If the entry fee Is not received within the closing date, photographs may not be considered for selection.

      19. The entries   must  be  uploaded  via  the  website      http://www.focithane.com

      20. The required maximum horizontal dimension 1024 pix or vertical dimension is 768 pix with a resolution of 300 dpi, in jpeg (sRGB). The maximum size of the image file should be 1 Mb.

      21. Decision of the judges will be final, no appeal will be entertained.

      22. Submission of entry implies the acceptance of rules.

      23. FlAP, procedures will be followed; All Acceptances are eligible for statistics applicable towards FIAP, PSA,FIP distinctions.

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