Insect & Butterfly Conservation Photography Competition

Macro Photography CompetitionNow’s your chance because we’re back to let you shoot more insects than ever! The 2nd Butterfly & Insect Photographic Competition will be held from 15th October 2010 - 17th November 2010, in conjunction with Exploring Nature with Orni & Friends, which is Penang Butterfly Farm’s mascot launching event. If you enjoy photography and nature, you are invited to join our photographic competition as well as attending our mascot launching event, which is on the 4th - 5th of Dec 2010.

WHAT DO I GET FOR SHOOTING THE BEST PHOTOGRAPHS?

Winners to be, here are your prizes:

1st Prize
RM2000 in cash or product!

2nd Prize
RM1500 in cash or product!

3rd Prize
RM800 in cash or product!

10 x Consolation Prizes
RM150.00 in cash or product!

 

 

Prizes Awaits The Winners!

 

HOW DO I GET TO SHOOT RARE INSECTS, REPTILES & OTHER CREATURES?

While you can freely shoot at your own pace in our garden, we are also arranging special photography sessions with unique living creatures which are available on the following dates from 9:45am to 1:00pm to encourage your creativity in nature photography:

  • Session 1 (23 Oct 2010) - Beetles, Reptiles, Invertebrates & Others
  • Session 2 (24 Oct 2010) - Phasmids, Mantises & Grasshoppers
  • Session 3 (30 Oct 2010) - Beetles, Reptiles, Invertebrates & Others
  • Session 4 (31 Oct 2010) - Phasmids, Mantises & Grasshoppers
  • Session 5 (6 Nov 2010) - Beetles, Reptiles, Invertebrates & Others
  • Session 6 (7 Nov 2010) - Phasmids, Mantises & Grasshoppers

HOW CAN I JOIN THIS PHOTOGRAPHIC COMPETITION?

Step 1 - Read our Official Rules & Regulations. Follow carefully.
Step 2 - Complete the Registration Form.
Step 3 - Download the Photograph Submission Form.
Step 4 - Attend some of the sessions above and shoot some great photos in our farm.
Step 5 - Submit those great photographs to us!

2nd Butterfly & Insect Photographic Competition Official Rules & Regulations

Please read our photographic competition rules & regulations carefully (last ammended 23 Oct 2010):

  1. The photographic contest is open to all Malaysian citizens and foreign visitors. Employees of Penang Butterfly Farm are not allowed to participate in the competition. To participate please fill up the online registration form above and download the Photograph Submission Form.
  2. Each participant is required to pay a registration fee of RM30. The fee needs to be paid in cash on your first day of participation. This supporting fee also contributes to the Bring Back The Yellow Birdwing and the Save Homerus! butterfly conservation fund.
    Participation also allows for multiple entries into the farm at no extra cost during the competition period of 15th October - 17th November 2010 upon verification of your I/C / passport at our entrance.
  3. All photographs must be taken within Penang Butterfly Farm locality only. Participants must bring their own camera and equipments.
  4. Participants agree not to harm, remove, displace or take home any of the insects or creatures inside the farm.
  5. Participants can be disqualified at any time without notice if they have breached any of these rules & regulations.
  6. Penang Butterfly Farm cannot be held responsible for any unforseen circumstances or accidents which occurs inside the farm locality or in the the event of loss, personal injury, or death as a result of participation in the competition.
  7. Participants can send in as many entries as they wish, however a participant can only win one (1) prize or place. Each entry must be accompanied by the date of the image was taken.
  8. No digital super imposition is allowed. Composite photographs or any form of digital manipulations will not be accepted. Only minor image touch-ups such as cropping, adjustment of brightness and colors as well as softening or sharpening of the image are allowed.
  9. Images submitted must be in a printed copy of an 8R (8 inch x 12 inches) size photo paper and also its digital copy in a CD/DVD of JPEG format only. The size of the image shall be no smaller than 3MB and in 300dpi. Failure to do so will result in disqualification.
  10. All photographs submitted must be originally produced and must have not been sold or granted permission to use to any other party. Penang Butterfly Farm (Butterfly House (Pg) Sdn Bhd) shall be given complete right to use, display and reproduce all submitted photographs for any purposes without any notice.
  11. Judging and assessment of the photograph will be based on technical quality, composition and uniqueness. However, photography of human, mascots and scenery will not be accepted by this photography competition. The judges’ decisions are final and no correspondence will be entertained.
  12. All winners will be invited to a Prize Giving Ceremony on the date determined by the organiser. Winners will be notified by telephone or via e-mail. Any other costs such as cost of travelling and food is to be borne by the winners.
    Penang Butterfly Farm reserves the right to substitute the prizes with equivalent value.
  13. The closing date for the submission of photographs is by 4.00pm, 17th November 2010. Submission after the stated date & time shall not be entertained. Proof of delivery will not be accepted as proof of submission. You may submit by post or by hand to:

    2nd B&I Photographic Competition
    Penang Butterfly Farm
    830 Jalan Teluk Bahang,
    11050 Penang
    Malaysia


    For any enquiries, you can send an email to info@butterfly-insect.com.

2nd Butterfly & Insect Photographic Competition Registration Form

To participate in this photographic competition, please register yourself below:

Full Name:

Age
Sex Male   Female
NRIC/Passport No:
Nationality
Email Address:
Mobile Phone:
Home Phone
Mailing Address:
Camera Brand & Model:
Years of Photography Experience: years
Have you won a photography competition before?

Are you a member of any photography club/society? If yes, please specify:

How did you get to know about this competition?

Newspaper
Facebook / Twitter
Online Photography Community Forum
Friends
my Photographic Club/Society's announcement
Penang Butterfly Farm's notice board

Which session will you be attending?

Session 1 (23 Oct 2010) - Beetles, Reptiles, Invertebrates & Others
Session 2 (24 Oct 2010) - Phasmids, Mantises & Grasshoppers
Session 3 (30 Oct 2010) - Beetles, Reptiles, Invertebrates & Others
Session 4 (31 Oct 2010) - Phasmids, Mantises & Grasshoppers
Session 5 (6 Nov 2010) - Beetles, Reptiles, Invertebrates & Others
Session 6 (7 Nov 2010) - Phasmids, Mantises & Grasshoppers
I won't be attending any session, but I wish to shoot freely inside the farm.
By submitting this form and participating in this contest, I fully agree to the official rules and regulations and to the decisions by Penang Butterfly Farm and waive any right to claim ambiguity in the contest rules & regulations.
 

 

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