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    Default Snap! Capture! Share your photos on PAssion Chingay Club Facebook!

    Hi there!

    We are looking for photography enthusiasts to join in the Chingay Paparazzi.
    It is a photography platform for photographers to snap photos at our Chingay Parade 2011 and some selected exclusive Chingay preparations days.
    It is the first time we opened this contest, so grab your opportunity now to gain a photography pass to take photos of our Chingay Parade 2011!

    Interested parties,
    you can visit our website to register or to view more details!
    WEBSITE: http://www.chingay.org.sg/2011/paparazzi.asp
    Also if you have any queries, feel free to email me at vanessa_chiw@pa.gov.sg

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    TERMS & CONDITIONS
    Important! Before you submit your application, please read the terms and conditions thoroughly.
    1. All nationalities are welcomed.
    2. Incomplete application forms will not be considered.
    3. Racist comments or vulgarities used by paparazzi while in PAssion Chingay Club Facebook (PCCFB) will be removed.
    4. Chingay Paparazzi will have to attend all Chingay rehearsal dates that the People's Association (PA) provides.
    5. Chingay Paparazzi will have to submit at least 10 of their best photo shots taken at the rehearsals to the Chingay Team within 5 days from the rehearsal dates and agree to actively post positive comments on the PCCFB.
    6. The PA reserves the right to disallow any participants from taking part without assigning any reasons.
    7. The PA reserves the right to change the rules and regulations of the competition without prior notice.
    8. Any decision made by the PA is final.
    9. The PA shall not be liable for any loss, damages, injury etc pertaining to the event.
    10. By entering the competition, you agree that any information collected from you may be disclosed to the authorities or to the courts or to the sponsor(s) of the contest, or may be used to keep you updated on promotions of, or contests, sales or any other event organised by the PA or any of partners.
    11. By entering the competition, every contestant agrees that all rights, titles and interest in the photos (including all copyright and intellectual property rights in it) are hereby assigned to and vest in the PA absolutely.
    12. Upon completion of paparazzi work, each paparazzo is entitled to 1 Chingay Photography Pass for the Chingay Parade Singapore 2011, 1 Chingay Goodie Bag (includes 1 Chingay Teddy Bear, 1 Sling Bag, 1 Water Bottle) and access to selected exclusive preview of Chingay Parade Singapore 2011 preparations.
    13. The PA reserves the rights to take appropriate actions in cases where Chingay Paparazzi are unable to commit after being selected.
    please note item 11. rights.....vest in the PA absolutely...
    Last edited by coolthought; 12th October 2010 at 07:15 PM.
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    Prizes
    What's more, each paparazzo will walk away with:
    1 Chingay Photography Pass for 2-Day Chingay Parade Singapore 2011
    1 Chingay Goodie Bag (includes 1 Chingay Teddy Bear, 1 Sling Bag, 1 Water Bottle)
    Access to selected exclusive preview of Chingay Parade Singapore 2011 preparations

    With prizes as such and conditions as such.... I wonder what will be the motivation for the photographer?
    It will prolly be better just to come to actual parade itself and take photos while keeping the rights.
    Last edited by coolthought; 12th October 2010 at 07:14 PM.
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    Just another cheap method of finding official event photographers without having to pay..

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    I have to say, this must be the most cheapskate "prize" ever for the most tedious photo assignment I ever come across!

    Chingay has totally lost its roots from the days when it used to prowl our heartlands and was free for all to enjoy. Commercialising it just adds another reason to why there's little social cohesion to talk about in Singapore these days. And coming up with such a contest in disguise for free labour has got to be the ultimate twist in the meaning of Chingay indeed ("the art of masquerade" - so says the website).


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    Not the first and not the last.
    You wont see me much less remember me but i am the guy who makes you look good.

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    It is very disappointing that most local photographic competition are resorting to such tactics to obtain shots for free by spending only a small amount of money for the prize winners.

    In this case it was worst. The prizes is like giving the winners a job on Chingay shoot without paying them.

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    "The PA reserves the rights to take appropriate actions in cases where Chingay Paparazzi are unable to commit after being selected."

    Not sure whether they have the legal right to take 'appropriate' actions since they are not paying the photographers.
    Last edited by bananah; 13th October 2010 at 10:33 AM. Reason: Cleaning up.

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    10. By entering the competition, you agree that any information collected from you may be disclosed to the authorities or to the courts or to the sponsor(s) of the contest, or may be used to keep you updated on promotions of, or contests, sales or any other event organised by the PA or any of partners.

    this one was the winner for me...imagine your data possibly being used for mass marketing as well as being contacted by agents selling insurance, property.......and etc.
    You wont see me much less remember me but i am the guy who makes you look good.

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    4. Chingay Paparazzi will have to attend all Chingay rehearsal dates that the People's Association (PA) provides

    13. The PA reserves the rights to take appropriate actions in cases where Chingay Paparazzi are unable to commit after being selected.


    Take note of the above 2 points...

    Make sure you can attend all the dates before joining, else you will need to face the consequences.

    Those of you who are working, be prepare to take leaves in order to shoot the rehearsals. You Do Not want to miss any of them.
    Last edited by android17; 13th October 2010 at 11:53 AM.

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    What I don't understand is why they can afford to give thousands of dollars for these other 2 contests, but not even a few hundreds dollars to the contributing photographers?

    http://www.chingay.org.sg/teresateng/index.asp
    http://www.chingay.org.sg/2011/travelling.asp


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    5. Chingay Paparazzi will have to submit at least 10 of their best photo
    shots taken at the rehearsals to the Chingay Team within 5 days from
    the rehearsal dates and agree to actively post positive comments on
    the PCCFB.


    Hmmmm ... this is so like that radio advertisement
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    the terms and conditions are too harsh for what is essentially free photography work.

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    Its blatantly clear that these people are looking for cheap labour. I suggest we ignore their calls and de-register TS, just like the other thread.

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    Quote Originally Posted by coolthought View Post
    With prizes as such and conditions as such.... I wonder what will be the motivation for the photographer?
    It will prolly be better just to come to actual parade itself and take photos while keeping the rights.
    agreed 100%

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    Quote Originally Posted by sfoto100 View Post
    agreed 100%
    later will have a terms and condition that by being on premises during the parade means all photos taken during the event will automatically belong to them and cannot be used commercially much like F1. I wont be surprised if someone on the commitee actually recommended it.
    You wont see me much less remember me but i am the guy who makes you look good.

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    From a layperson's point of view, i can already tell the contract is made by someone totally unprofessional and inexperienced.

    The person is being overly greedy in the clauses, trying to take advantage of volunteers at every opportunity, the most damaging being 13.

    Thumbs up to the guys here who pointed out how unethical the contract is.

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    I have participated in many photo competitions here and aboard, I think the rules and conditions of this Chingay photo contest is REALLY BAD! I am sad and disappointed to mention that the organizers have absolutely no respect for photographers. Photographers are treated just like dirt.

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    Quote Originally Posted by paparazzivan View Post
    Hi there!

    We are looking for photography enthusiasts to join in the Chingay Paparazzi.
    It is a photography platform for photographers to snap photos at our Chingay Parade 2011 and some selected exclusive Chingay preparations days.
    It is the first time we opened this contest, so grab your opportunity now to gain a photography pass to take photos of our Chingay Parade 2011!

    Interested parties,
    you can visit our website to register or to view more details!
    WEBSITE: http://www.chingay.org.sg/2011/paparazzi.asp
    Also if you have any queries, feel free to email me at vanessa_chiw@pa.gov.sg

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