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    hello all

    a friend of mine forwarded me ClubSnap's url! I didn't know such thing existed till today.

    I was wondering whether anyone from ClubSnap will be taking part in FujiXerox/FujiFilm's photo competition? Apparently the theme is about colours..quite easy..

    I just received an EDM to participate in the competition - seems quite easy, can upload the images online

    From what I saw there's some prizes to be won too!

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    Do you have the webpage link to this competition?

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    Yeah, i tried to look for it in www.fujifilm.com.sg but could not find any contest/competition.

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    oops! so sorry.. i'm growing old



    here's the URL...


    http://www.fxcolourfulexperience.com/

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    As quoted from the Rules:
    "8.1 In consideration of the organisers agreeing to accept your Entry, you hereby grant to the organisers an exclusive, irrevocable, perpetual, worldwide, sub-licensable, assignable, royalty-free right and license to use, store, display, publish, transmit, transfer, distribute, reproduce, create derivative works from or incorporate in other works in any form, media or technology now known or later developed, any photograph submitted by you, which forms part of the Entry.

    8.2 The copyright of an Entry submitted by you will therefore be that of the organiser, and you shall not, at any time use the same photo without written permission from the organiser. "

    Woah, once they AGREEING to ACCEPT your entries, its fully their's photograph. Next time I wanna use MY OWN photograph for exhibition also need to get THEIR written agreement.

    If it is only the winners have to surrender the rights, then more ok as they are giving you something. Now, once they accept your submission, that's it. Done.

    Another cheap way of getting photos.

    Also, they have promotion for their new printers, and also getting royalties from Guinness World of Records for maintaining the record in years to come if no one overtakes it.

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    wow check out the T&C, especially 8.1 and 8.2
    they have everything covered now and in the future.
    Good luck!

    THE COLOURFUL EXPERIENCE - Terms and Conditions

    COMPETITION TERMS AND CONDITIONS

    1. INTRODUCTION

    1.1 These terms and conditions (“Terms”) relate to the competition advertised on this website ("Competition").

    1.2 The Competition can be entered by you (“You”) from the website with the URL http://www.fxcolourfulexperience.com (“Website”).

    1.3 In the event of any dispute regarding these Terms, the decision of the organiser shall be final and no correspondence or discussion shall be entered into.

    1.4 By entering into this Competition, you agree to be bound by these Terms.

    1.5 Fuji Xerox reserves the right to disqualify you from the Competition, if it has reasonable grounds to believe that you have breached any of these Terms or any of the promises made thereunder.

    2. COMPETITION ENTRY

    2.1 By making a single entry to the Competition, you shall have the right to submit to Fuji Xerox through the Website, a single photograph, which must meet the eligibility criteria detailed below in (2.4).

    2.2 Upon successful submission, you should receive an auto-response from the organiser to verify your participation and details. If you feel that your Entry has not been uploaded to the Website, please email Fuji Xerox who will assist you.

    2.3 Each contestant is allowed to submit only one photo for the contest. In situations where more than one submission is submitted by the same contestant, the organiser reserves the right to select the earliest/first submission.

    2.4 By entering the Competition, you hereby warrant that: (a) all information submitted by you is true, current and complete; (b) you are the sole author of the photograph; (c) the photograph has not been previously commercially published anywhere in the world or in any medium; and (d) you are of sufficient age and mental capacity and are entitled to be legally bound in contract, or if you are a minor, your parents have consented to your entry of the Competition.

    3. ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA

    3.1 The photograph shall not have been: (a) very obviously and visibly manipulated or digitally enhanced in anyway whatsoever, except for cropping and minor digital adjustments; and

    3.2 The uploaded photograph shall be: (a) no bigger than 1 Megabytes in size or not more than 75dpi; and (b) in jpeg format

    3.3 Contestants must send a hardcopy of the entry photo (min. 150dpi to 300dpi) in a CD format once your entry is chosen as the 25 finalists and be mailed to “THE COLOURFUL EXPERIENCE, 161 Neil Road Singapore 088885.

    3.4 Contestants must enter a short synopsis or artistic description (100 words maximum) about the photo submitted and why the photo depicts their interpretation of the words, “The Colourful Experience”.

    4. REMOVAL OF ENTRY

    4.1 Fuji Xerox reserves the right to remove any photograph without any obligation to provide a refund, if it reasonably believes that any photograph submitted violates the copyright of any third party or is otherwise in breach of any of these Terms.

    5. CLOSING DATE

    5.1 The Competition shall remain open 12 midnight of 15h July, Singapore time (GMT +8).

    6. FINAL TOP 25

    6.1 The Final top 25 photos will be judged by our panel of judges who shall decide on the winning Entry based on artistic merit.

    6.2 In all matters, the decision of the judge(s) and Fuji Xerox shall be final and no correspondence or discussion shall be entered into.

    7. PRIZES

    7.1 Prize winners will be notified by e-mail within seven (7) days if selected as the finalists. Top 3 finalists will need to be present for the award presentation.

    7.2 Prize winners names may be published on the Website.

    7.3 Prizes are non-transferable. There is no cash alternative and Fuji Xerox reserves the right to substitute prizes of equal or greater value at any time.

    7.4 No prizes will be awarded as a result of improper actions by or on behalf of any entrant.

    7.5 Prize winners will be requested to take part in promotional activities and Fuji Xerox reserves the right to use the names and addresses of winners, their photographs and audio and/or visual recordings of them in any publicity.

    7.6 All taxes, insurances, transfers, spending money and other expenses (including meals or personal expenses upgrades etc.) as the case may be, unless specifically stated, are the sole responsibility of the prize winner.

    7.7 Fuji Xerox reserves the right not to award any prizes if: (a) the winning Entry has been submitted in breach of any of these Terms.

    8. LICENCE

    8.1 In consideration of the organisers agreeing to accept your Entry, you hereby grant to the organisers an exclusive, irrevocable, perpetual, worldwide, sub-licensable, assignable, royalty-free right and license to use, store, display, publish, transmit, transfer, distribute, reproduce, create derivative works from or incorporate in other works in any form, media or technology now known or later developed, any photograph submitted by you, which forms part of the Entry.

    8.2 The copyright of an Entry submitted by you will therefore be that of the organiser, and you shall not, at any time use the same photo without written permission from the organiser.

    9. INDEMNITY

    9.1 You hereby agree to indemnify and keep the organiser indemnified against all costs, damages, claims, losses and expenses (including direct, indirect and consequential losses) howsoever arising, from any claim brought against the organiser by any third party relating to: (a) any photograph submitted by you; or (b) any breach by you of these Terms or any of the promises made thereunder.

    10. LIABILITY

    10.1 Fuji Xerox shall not be liable for any direct, indirect or consequential loss (all three of which terms include, without limitation, pure economic loss, loss of profits, loss of business, depletion of goodwill and similar loss), costs, damages, charges or expenses.

    10.2 Nothing in these Terms excludes or limits the liability of Fuji Xerox for: (a) death or personal injury caused by Fuji Xerox’s negligence; any matter which it would be illegal for Fuji Xerox to exclude or attempt to exclude its liability; or (c) fraud or fraudulent misrepresentation.

    10.3 For the avoidance of doubt, Fuji Xerox shall not be liable for any failure by you to properly submit an Entry. If you feel that your Entry has not been properly submitted to the Website, it is your responsibility to contact Fuji Xerox, who will use their reasonable endeavours to rectify any problems.

    10.4 Fuji Xerox Singapore, Fujifilm, AGOP and all parties involved in this event are not liable for any copyright issue that arises from contestants submitting non-original work.

    11. JURISDICTION

    11.1 The Competition and these Terms will be governed by Singapore law and each entrant submits themselves to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts.

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    Yeah, good luck. You can say that again. ;-p
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    wah!



    i didn't realise the stringent T&Cs...

    can someone send a comment to them about it?

    let's hope they will amend it... -cross fingers-

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    Quote Originally Posted by Andy Ang View Post
    As quoted from the Rules:
    "8.1 In consideration of the organisers agreeing to accept your Entry, you hereby grant to the organisers an exclusive, irrevocable, perpetual, worldwide, sub-licensable, assignable, royalty-free right and license to use, store, display, publish, transmit, transfer, distribute, reproduce, create derivative works from or incorporate in other works in any form, media or technology now known or later developed, any photograph submitted by you, which forms part of the Entry.

    8.2 The copyright of an Entry submitted by you will therefore be that of the organiser, and you shall not, at any time use the same photo without written permission from the organiser. "

    Woah, once they AGREEING to ACCEPT your entries, its fully their's photograph. Next time I wanna use MY OWN photograph for exhibition also need to get THEIR written agreement.

    If it is only the winners have to surrender the rights, then more ok as they are giving you something. Now, once they accept your submission, that's it. Done.

    Another cheap way of getting photos.

    Also, they have promotion for their new printers, and also getting royalties from Guinness World of Records for maintaining the record in years to come if no one overtakes it.

    at least they tell you upfront. its your choice to join or not

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    Quote Originally Posted by delilahwee View Post
    wah!



    i didn't realise the stringent T&Cs...

    can someone send a comment to them about it?

    let's hope they will amend it... -cross fingers-
    maybe they put in those clauses specifically to eliminate all the "cs pros". you so hard up to join that competition?

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    Quote Originally Posted by ortega View Post
    s.

    8. LICENCE

    8.2 The copyright of an Entry submitted by you will therefore be that of the organiser, and you shall not, at any time use the same photo without written permission from the organiser.
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    Wow.... Think properly 1st before you enter the competition with your photos.

    Look at it in another way, by organising this competition, they will be able to get a free database of mostly solid photos for their use. For free. Very clever.
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    Good way of getting free pictures.

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    Wow, 8.2 is really something.
    You can't even use it for your own profit?
    I wonder if they'll sue if you use it as part of your portfolio
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    kiasu is good...

    i think they changed da terms you noe.....

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    Wah...I can't believe that a big company like FujiXeros/Fujifilm does not show any respect to photographers's intellectual property rights. With the garmen strong promotion of the local art scenes one would think things would be better...well, I guess not.

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    What is the prize for this competition?
    I can't find any info. on this on the website.
    The best photographer is one who is inspired by the innate nature of his subjects.

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    I'm going to bangkok this weekend..

    am going to try take some nice shots for the comp...think hubby might nag if i concentrate too muchhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh

    last night i went to see the t&c again lei..they changed it..now will give us credits for pix...



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    Quote Originally Posted by WuffRuff View Post
    What is the prize for this competition?
    I can't find any info. on this on the website.
    fujifilm P&S cameras

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    The New T&C
    The copyright will still belong to you the photographer, but you cannot use it without asking permission first.
    While the org has the right to use it in any way currunt or future, without the need to ask you the copyright owner for permission, they just need to give you credit.



    THE COLOURFUL EXPERIENCE - Terms and Conditions

    COMPETITION TERMS AND CONDITIONS

    1. INTRODUCTION

    1.1 These terms and conditions (“Terms”) relate to the competition advertised on this website ("Competition").

    1.2 The Competition can be entered by you (“You”) from the website with the URL http://www.fxcolourfulexperience.com (“Website”).

    1.3 In the event of any dispute regarding these Terms, the decision of the organiser shall be final and no correspondence or discussion shall be entered into.

    1.4 By entering into this Competition, you agree to be bound by these Terms.

    1.5 Fuji Xerox reserves the right to disqualify you from the Competition, if it has reasonable grounds to believe that you have breached any of these Terms or any of the promises made thereunder.

    2. COMPETITION ENTRY

    2.1 By making a single entry to the Competition, you shall have the right to submit to Fuji Xerox through the Website, a single photograph, which must meet the eligibility criteria detailed below in (2.4).

    2.2 Upon successful submission, you should receive an auto-response from the organiser to verify your participation and details. If you feel that your Entry has not been uploaded to the Website, please email Fuji Xerox who will assist you.

    2.3 Each contestant is allowed to submit only one photo for the contest. In situations where more than one submission is submitted by the same contestant, the organiser reserves the right to select the earliest/first submission.

    2.4 By entering the Competition, you hereby warrant that: (a) all information submitted by you is true, current and complete; (b) you are the sole author of the photograph; (c) the photograph has not been previously commercially published anywhere in the world or in any medium; and (d) you are of sufficient age and mental capacity and are entitled to be legally bound in contract, or if you are a minor, your parents have consented to your entry of the Competition.

    2.5 Staff and immediate families of Fuji Xerox Singapore, Fujifilm, AGOP and all parties involved in this event are not allowed to take part in the competition.

    3. ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA

    3.1 The photograph shall not have been: (a) very obviously and visibly manipulated or digitally enhanced in anyway whatsoever, except for cropping and minor digital adjustments; and

    3.2 The uploaded photograph shall be: (a) no bigger than 1 Megabytes in size or not more than 75dpi; and (b) in jpeg format

    3.3 Contestants must send a hardcopy of the entry photo (min. 150dpi to 300dpi) in a CD format once your entry is chosen as the 25 finalists and be mailed to “THE COLOURFUL EXPERIENCE, 161 Neil Road Singapore 088885.

    3.4 Contestants must enter a short synopsis or artistic description (600 characters maximum) about the photo submitted and why the photo depicts their interpretation of the words, “The Colourful Experience”.

    4. REMOVAL OF ENTRY

    4.1 Fuji Xerox reserves the right to remove any photograph without any obligation to provide a refund, if it reasonably believes that any photograph submitted violates the copyright of any third party or is otherwise in breach of any of these Terms.

    5. CLOSING DATE

    5.1 The Competition shall remain open 12 midnight of 15th July, Singapore time (GMT +8).

    6. FINAL TOP 25

    6.1 The Final top 25 photos will be judged by our panel of judges who shall decide on the winning Entry based on artistic merit.

    6.2 In all matters, the decision of the judge(s) and Fuji Xerox shall be final and no correspondence or discussion shall be entered into.

    7. PRIZES

    7.1 Prize winners will be notified by e-mail within seven (7) days if selected as the finalists. Top 3 finalists will need to be present for the award presentation.

    7.2 Prize winners names may be published on the Website.

    7.3 Prizes are non-transferable. There is no cash alternative and Fuji Xerox reserves the right to substitute prizes of equal or greater value at any time.

    7.4 No prizes will be awarded as a result of improper actions by or on behalf of any entrant.

    7.5 Prize winners will be requested to take part in promotional activities and Fuji Xerox reserves the right to use the names and addresses of winners, their photographs and audio and/or visual recordings of them in any publicity.

    7.6 All taxes, insurances, transfers, spending money and other expenses (including meals or personal expenses upgrades etc.) as the case may be, unless specifically stated, are the sole responsibility of the prize winner.

    7.7 Fuji Xerox reserves the right not to award any prizes if: (a) the winning Entry has been submitted in breach of any of these Terms.

    8. LICENCE

    8.1 In consideration of the organisers agreeing to accept your Entry, you hereby grant to the organisers an exclusive, irrevocable, perpetual, worldwide, sub-licensable, assignable, royalty-free right and license to use, store, display, publish, transmit, transfer, distribute, reproduce, create derivative works from or incorporate in other works in any form, media or technology now known or later developed, any photograph submitted by you, which forms part of the Entry.

    8.2 The organiser agrees to endorse credit to the author whenever your Entry is republished.

    8.3 The copyright of an Entry submitted by you will therefore be that of yours, but you shall not, at any time use the same photo publicly without written notice to inform the organiser.

    9. INDEMNITY

    9.1 You hereby agree to indemnify and keep the organiser indemnified against all costs, damages, claims, losses and expenses (including direct, indirect and consequential losses) howsoever arising, from any claim brought against the organiser by any third party relating to: (a) any photograph submitted by you; or (b) any breach by you of these Terms or any of the promises made thereunder.

    10. LIABILITY

    10.1 Fuji Xerox shall not be liable for any direct, indirect or consequential loss (all three of which terms include, without limitation, pure economic loss, loss of profits, loss of business, depletion of goodwill and similar loss), costs, damages, charges or expenses.

    10.2 Nothing in these Terms excludes or limits the liability of Fuji Xerox for: (a) death or personal injury caused by Fuji Xerox’s negligence; any matter which it would be illegal for Fuji Xerox to exclude or attempt to exclude its liability; or (c) fraud or fraudulent misrepresentation.

    10.3 For the avoidance of doubt, Fuji Xerox shall not be liable for any failure by you to properly submit an Entry. If you feel that your Entry has not been properly submitted to the Website, it is your responsibility to contact Fuji Xerox, who will use their reasonable endeavours to rectify any problems.

    10.4 Fuji Xerox Singapore, Fujifilm, AGOP and all parties involved in this event are not liable for any copyright issue that arises from contestants submitting non-original work.

    11. JURISDICTION

    11.1 The Competition and these Terms will be governed by Singapore law and each entrant submits themselves to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ortega View Post
    The New T&C
    The copyright will still belong to you the photographer, but you cannot use it without asking permission first.
    While the org has the right to use it in any way currunt or future, without the need to ask you the copyright owner for permission, they just need to give you credit.

    It is still the same as commissioning your work. Normally that is for paid assignment. But now, upon accepting the entries (without winning anything yet, I take the prizes as your momentary exchange equivalent), you would equal selling your pics le.

    The pics are yours, but you must have permission to use.
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