EU: BE OUR GUEST PHOTOGRAPHER!
"BE OUR GUEST PHOTOGRAPHER!" is a project organised by the Web Communication Unit for the EP website. Each month, the project will be built around one topic of great importance, topicality and impact within the European Union.
The start and end of the project will be announced by a special article each month on the EP web page and EP social media platforms.
The project will be open to all EU residents, aged 18 or older, regardless of profession, on condition that they conform to the rules, in particular that they possess the copyright for their photos and that they grant the European Parliament the right to use them for non-commercial purposes on the EP web page and EP social media platforms.
By sending the application form, the participant agrees to be bound by the following rules, including any subsequent modifications that may be deemed necessary, for example, in the case of "force majeure".
The participant must be an EU resident, aged 18 or older.
Beneficiaries and Aims
Incentives and Expenses
The monthly winner will be notified by email and an article and photo of the winner, as well as the winning photo, will be published on the EP website and social media platforms. At the end of the contest an overall winner will be chosen by the jury. Throughout the competition the public will be able to vote for their favourite photo from the best 10 of each month, the photo with the most likes will be the winner of the public prize. Both winners will receive an invitation to make a photo-reportage during the November plenary session in Strasbourg. Please note that winners will not be employed by any means by the EP, nor remunerated for their work. However, the European Parliament will support all costs for the winners' participation in the plenary (travel expenses, accommodation, etc).
Participants must register for the project by completing the official application form and submitting it by email only. Documents sent by post or by other means will not be taken into account in the selection procedure.
The participant must send his/her materials together with the application form to the e-mail address: email@example.com, with the subject: "topic (topic of the month) entry". When sending the application, the participant is requested to ensure (s)he fills in the application form, adding the title for the image and a brief narrative description of what the image represents - no more than 100 words. The entries must also include the full name of the applicant, age, country of residence, a valid e-mail address where the applicant can be contacted and a short description of the participant.
The participant should keep copies of all materials submitted as entries will not be returned. Each participant may enter a maximum of one photo per topic, unless otherwise instructed All applicants are required to send their contribution as an attachment to the e-mail with a
size of no more than 5 MB.
Each person wishing to enter must send a separate application.
The winner of the jury prize and public prize will be announced at the end of October 2015.