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3rd International Exhibition of Photography
WORLD SYSTEM PHOTO 2021
PSA approved - PSA 2021-1391
ALTOGETHER 133 AWARDS!!!
3rd International Exhibition of Photography WORLD SYSTEM PHOTO 2020 - Budapest, Hungary
- The Salon will be conducted in accordance with the requirements and practices of The Photographic Society of America (PSA)
Acceptances received by PSA members in approved sections of this
exhibition are eligible for PSA Star Ratings, listing in the worldwide
PSA Who’s Who of photography, and credited toward the PSA Distinctions
PPSA and EPSA.
BREACH OF CONDITIONS OF ENTRY
at any time, it is determined in the reasonable discretion of the
exhibition organizer or the judges before, during, or after the judging
of an exhibition that an entrant has submitted entries where one or more
images may fail to comply with these Conditions of Entry, including the
stated definitions, the exhibition organizers reserve the right to
delete the entry from the exhibition and void any or all acceptances or
awards in connection with the exhibition. Fees may be forfeited or
refunded in these circumstances. The entrant acknowledges that the
decision of the exhibition organizers or the judges is final.
order to ensure that images comply with the Conditions of Entry and
definitions, the exhibition organizers may carry out reasonable measures
to verify that:
a) the images are the original work of the entrant and
b) the images comply with the rules and definitions as set out in these Conditions of Entry.
steps include, but are not limited to, questioning any entrant,
requiring the submission of RAW files or other digital files
representing the original capture of the submitted image(s), confronting
the entrant with evidence that one or more submitted images fails to
comply with the Conditions of Entry (also known as Entry Rules), and
offering the entrant a reasonable opportunity to provide counter
evidence to refute the exhibition organizer’s evidence by a set
deadline. Such entries that are not cleared or are still questionable
after the entrant has presented evidence may be considered in breach of
these Conditions of Entry, and declined. Such entries may be referred to
PSA for further investigation of possible ethics violations.
retains the right to investigate in any way all complaints/suspicions of
breaches of entry conditions, impose sanctions if deemed necessary,
void the acceptances of any image found to violate the PSA rules,
include the entrant’s name on the list of sanctions provided to
Exhibitions, and share such investigations with FIAP. Entrants
automatically agree to these terms by the act of entering the Exhibition
and agree to cooperate with any investigation.
If another party is submitting images on the entrant's behalf, the entrant will still be held responsible for adhering to these Conditions of Entry (Entry Rules) and will be subject to sanction for any violations to these Conditions of Entry and PSA's Statement of Ethics that may result.
CONDITIONS OF ENTRY
exhibition is open to anyone; however, an entry may be rejected when
the sponsoring organization or its agent, in its reasonable discretion,
believes the entry does not conform to the exhibition rules and
An entrant’s images will not be presented to the judges
consecutively. An entrant’s four images will be distributed throughout
four rounds of judging in that section. Distribution of images shall be
in the same round order as submitted by the entrant.
originate as photographs (image-captures of objects via light
sensitivity) made by the entrant on photographic emulsion or acquired
digitally. By virtue of submitting an entry, the entrant certifies the
work as his own (aliases are not permitted). The entrant permits the
sponsors to reproduce all or part of the entered material free of charge
for publication and/or display in media related to the exhibition. This
may include low resolution posting on a website. Note: Entrants who
indicate that their images may not be reproduced or used “will not be
eligible for awards” or inclusion in audio-visuals of the exhibition
“and could be subject to disqualification” by the exhibition sponsors.
The exhibition assumes no liability of any misuse of copyright. Images may be altered, either electronically or otherwise, by the maker. Artwork or computer graphics created by the entrant may
be incorporated provided the photographic content predominates, subject
to Nature, Photo Travel and Photojournalism divisional restrictions.
All final work must be on photographic film, or on electronic file, or
on photographic or electronic print material, mounting excepted.
title or identification of the maker shall be visible anywhere on the
face of an image, print mat or mount entered in a PSA Recognized
Each image must have a unique title. Once an image has
been accepted in a PSA Recognized exhibition, that same image, or a like
“in camera” or a “reproduction” duplicate of that image:
i. May not be entered or re-entered in any section of the
same Division Star Ratings class in that exhibition regardless of media,
format, or title.
ii. May not be re-titled for entry in any other PSA Recognized exhibition, including translation into another language.
Images meeting the Monochrome Definition and non-manipulated colour
images from the same capture shall be considered the same image and must
be given the same title.
iv. PSA members working on Galaxy and
Diamond Star Ratings shall be allowed to continue using different titles
of monochrome versions and colour versions of the same capture that
have already been accepted until the required number of acceptances for
those titles have been completed.
Words such as “Untitled” and “No Title” are not acceptable as part or all of an image’s title, nor are camera capture filenames.
image may be entered in only one section where acceptances of that
image in multiple sections would be eligible for the same star path.
The target acceptance rate will be between 30% and 35% in each section.
entering this exhibition, you are explicitly consenting to the personal
details you have supplied, including email addresses, being held,
processed and used by the exhibition organizers for purposes associated
with this exhibition. You also explicitly consent to such information
being sent to organizations which have accorded official recognition,
patronage or accreditation to this exhibition. You acknowledge and
accept that entering this exhibition means that the status and results
of your entry may be made public.
Your email address and contact information will not be made public.
- There are 6 sections, all digital:
A) WOMAN (color/monochrome digital) PSA PID Color
B) MAN (color/monochrome digital) PSA PID Color
C) CHILD (color digital) PSA PID Color
C) PORTRAIT (color digital) PSA PID Color
C) OPEN COLOR (color digital) PSA PID Color
D) OPEN MONOCHROME
(monochrome digital) PSA PID Monochrome
PSA Statement on Subject Matter
There is one hard and
fast rule, whose spirit must be observed at all times and applies to all
sections offered in PSA recognised exhibitions.
The welfare of the subject is more important than the photograph.
means that practices such as baiting of subjects with a living creature
and removal of birds from nests, for the purpose of obtaining a
photograph, are highly unethical, and such photographs are not allowed
in any PSA exhibitions.
- Monochrome images may
be entered in PID Color sections except Open color section but if
accepted will only be eligible towards PID Color Star Ratings.
- Each photo can be presented in only one section.
AUTHORS MUST FILL OUT ENTRY FORM AND SUBMIT PHOTOS ONLINE
Photos must be in JPG file format, Max. image width (horizontal) is
1920 pix. Max.
image height (vertical) is 1080 pix. in 300 dpi.
compression 7-12, max 2Mb.
NOTICE: When an entrant fills in the Entry Form to
submit an entry the entrant will see a feature to affirm he or she has read
these Conditions of Entry when he or she fills out the entry form. If the entrant does not so affirm the entry
will not be submitted.
for file names, file name should be as you would want it to appear in
the catalogue (same as title name). Words such as “Untitled” and “No
Title” are not acceptable as part or all of an image’s title, nor are
camera capture filenames or titles consisting of only numbers.
image must have a unique title. Once an image has been accepted in a
PSA Recognized exhibition, that same image, or a like “in camera” or a
“reproduction” duplicate of that image:
i. May not be re-entered in
any section of the same Division Star Ratings class in that exhibition
regardless of media, format, or title.
ii. May not be re-titled for entry in any other PSA Recognized exhibition.ENTRY FEE15Eur.
for any 1, 2
for any 4, 5
or all 6
For the group entry with more of 10 participants is provided discount of 20%.
PayPal is available for payment on-line. The works of the authors who
did not pay the fee would not be taken into consideration.
REPORT CARD NOTIFICATIONS
participants will receive report card notifications via e-mail. The
results of the exhibition will also be published on our website.
On-line PDF Exhibition Catalog.
Herbert GMEINER, MFIAP, EFIAP, HonEFIAP, Austria
Ali SAMEI, MFIAP, EFIAP/b, ESEFIAP, Iran
Tianyi XIONG, China
An entrant’s four images will be distributed through out
four rounds of judging for that section.
Each round of judging will not contain more than ONE
image from each entrant.
Exhibition elects to use remote judging.
Judging of electronic still images will be done by on a
high resolution W6000 Full HD projector
in 1920x1080 pix.
Images may not be changed by the exhibition’s equipment
prior to or during judging. This includes resizing of images either smaller or
larger or changing the aspect ration of the
original image to “Fit to screen”
or to “Fill screen” by HDTV equipment.
ALTOGETHER 133 AWARDS!!!
Best Author medal (1 altogether)
PSA Gold medals in each section (6 altogether)
SALON Gold, Silver, Bronze medals in each section (18 altogether)
+ 18 SALON honorable mention in each section (108 altogether).
- Each author can receive only one award in each section.
CALENDARClosing date: 15.08.2021
Judging: 28.08. - 05.09.2021.
Report cards: 15.09.2021.
On-line PDF Exhibition Catalog: 15.11.2021.
Sending of awards: 15.11.2021.
Revay utca 24, Budapest - 15.10.2021. and 22.10.2021.
submitting an entry, the entrant certifies legal Age, and own all
rights to these images, including copyright or parents or guardians
gives permission on his/her behalf if he/she is not of Legal Age.
The exhibition assumes no liability for any misuse of copyright.
Berényiné Barna Erika, Chairman of the organizing committee