2012 02 17 Sony World Photography Save the Children Competition

The Competition



Entry Start: 16th January 2012

Entry Close: 17th February 2012

Competition Theme: POTENTIAL

You can interpret this in whatever way you choose – be that the potential of people, of nature, of manmade objects. We believe that every child should get the chance to fulfil their potential, show us what potential means to you!

This Competition is open to all WPO Members; Basic, Advanced & Premium. You can enter up to 5 images.

Entries must be submitted by 11.59:59pm (GMT) on 17th February 2012.

One winner will be chosen from the entries. They will:

  • Be exhibited alongside 4 runners up at World Photo London in Somerset House in April 2012.

  • Save the Children will display the winning image(s) on the home page of their website during World Photo London.

  • Receive a virtual Masterclass with the Photo Department of Save the Children.

For further details please visit the Save the Children Competition website.

Complies with the Bill of Rights

This competition meets all the standards set out in

the Bill of Rights For Artists


Competitions which meet all the standards set out in the Bill of Rights For Artists do not do any of the following -

  • claim copyright
  • claim exclusive use
  • seek waiving of moral rights
  • fail to give a credit for all free usage
  • add, alter, or remove metadata from submissions
  • seek usage rights other than for promoting the contest and no other purpose. Note that a book, posters, cards, or a calendar are seen as legitimate ways of promoting the contest and defraying costs
  • seek free usage rights in excess of 5 years
  • use the submissions commercially without the entrant's agreement, and such commercial usage is to be subject to a freely negotiated license independently of the competition.
  • make it a condition of winning that an entrant must sign a commercial usage agreement
  • fail to publish all documents on the competition website that an entrant may have to sign
  • fail to name the judges for this or last year's competition
  • fail to explicitly state all the organisations who will acquire rights to the submissions
  • set a closing date more than 18 months after the contest launch date
  • fail to make clear statements of rights claimed and how submissions are used.

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