1st IVAF National Salon 2019 is an initiative by Indian Visual Arts Foundation, organizing an national salon under the approved rules of FIP. The approval number is 2019/FIP/57/2019. Acceptances obtained in this salon will be taken into account for the FIP Distinctions.

The competition is open to everyone from all over the world; however, an entry may be rejected when IVAF, in its reasonable discretion, believes the entry does not conform to exhibition rules and conditions. There are no restrictions as to subject matter except as outlined in the rules and definitions of specific sections, or specified by law in the country where the exhibition is held.
Sections
Open Monochrome Open Color Photo Travel Women People and Street Portrait
Dates
Entry Closes On : 30th April, 2019 Results Declared On : 10th May, 2019
Entry Fees Panel Of Judges
Entry Fees
Any Three Sections ₹ 300
Each Additional Section ₹ 80
All Six Sections ₹ 500
Panel Of Judges
Open Monochrome Open Color Photo Travel Women People and Street Portrait
Suman Saha
EFIAP
Sudip Roychoudhury
EFIAP, FFIP
Sudip Roychoudhury
EFIAP, FFIP
Soumya Basu
EFIAP
Suman Saha
EFIAP
Suman Saha
EFIAP
Swapan Mukherjee
EFIAP, FFIP, Hon.FIVAF
Swapan Mukherjee
EFIAP, FFIP, Hon.FIVAF
Suman Saha
EFIAP
Swapan Mukherjee
EFIAP, FFIP, Hon.FIVAF
Sudip Roychoudhury
EFIAP, FFIP
Swapan Mukherjee
EFIAP, FFIP, Hon.FIVAF
Soumya Basu
EFIAP
Sayan Sarkar
EFIAP, FFIP, Hon FCOS
Dipak Roy
AFIAP
Sudip Roychoudhury
EFIAP, FFIP
Dipak Roy
AFIAP
Sayan Sarkar
EFIAP, FFIP, Hon FCOS
Alt : Sayan Sarkar
EFIAP, FFIP, Hon FCOS
Alt : Dipak Roy
AFIAP
Alt : Sayan Sarkar
EFIAP, FFIP, Hon FCOS
Alt : Dipak Roy
AFIAP
Alt : Sayan Sarkar
EFIAP, FFIP, Hon FCOS
Alt : Dipak Roy
AFIAP
Awards Rules & Regulations
Awards
Open Monochrome Open Color Photo Travel Women People and Street Portrait
FIP Gold 1 FIP Gold 1 FIP Gold 1 FIP Gold 1 FIP Gold 1 FIP Gold 1
IVAF Gold 1 IVAF Gold 1 IVAF Gold 1 IVAF Gold 1 IVAF Gold 1 IVAF Gold 1
IVAF Silver 2 IVAF Silver 2 IVAF Silver 2 IVAF Silver 2 IVAF Silver 2 IVAF Silver 2
IVAF Bronze 3 IVAF Bronze 3 IVAF Bronze 3 IVAF Bronze 3 IVAF Bronze 3 IVAF Bronze 3
FIP Ribbons 2 FIP Ribbons 2 FIP Ribbons 2 FIP Ribbons 2 FIP Ribbons 2 FIP Ribbons 2
IVAF Spl. Mention 5 IVAF Spl. Mention 5 IVAF Spl. Mention 5 IVAF Spl. Mention 5 IVAF Spl. Mention 5 IVAF Spl. Mention 5
Spl. Jury Award 3 Spl. Jury Award 3 Spl. Jury Award 3 Spl. Jury Award 3 Spl. Jury Award 3 Spl. Jury Award 3
Chairman's Choice 1 Chairman's Choice 1 Chairman's Choice 1 Chairman's Choice 1 Chairman's Choice 1 Chairman's Choice 1
Best Indian Entrant
Best Club Award X 3

Rules & Regulations

 
  • All photographs must be the work of the participant solely.
  • There will be 6 (six) Sections:
    1. Open – Monochrome
    2. Open – Color
    3. Photo Travel
    4. Women
    5. People and Street
    6. Portrait
  • Files should not be watermarked and should be in proper specification.
  • Entries must be submitted in the following ways:
    1. Online (highly recommended) – to submit your work to our website, please visit http://ivaf.in/salonivaf/index.php to start registration. Use only roman alphabets. After completion of registration, you can start uploading the images.
      No file naming is required here, our software will rename that.
    2. E-mail: on request basis. Please download the entry form from here
  • Image File Specifications:
    1. Color Space- sRGB
    2. Format- jpeg/jpg.
    3. Compression- 9-12
    4. Size: Horizontal- 1280 pix (max in width) and Vertical- 800 pix (max in height) including borders.
    5. Resolution: 300 DPI.
    6. Maximum file size 1.5 MB
  • File renaming: No separate or specific renaming is necessary except e-mail entry. E-mail entry is only allowed if entrant faces any problem during uploading. Do not use any special characters (eg - !@#&^% ’:” etc) in file name.
  • Results will be published in the salon’s website www.ivaf.in and separate notification will be sent through e-mail.
  • The organizers will take reasonable care of all entries; however, in no case will they be held responsible for any loss, damage or unauthorized use.
  • Unless otherwise specified, organizers reserve the right to reproduce any work for any purpose not being of commercial nature.
  • Entries without appropriate entry fee will not be judged.

    Please fill up the registration form in English alphabet only especially address, state, city/village/town fields. If catalog and/or award return back to us for incomplete/inappropriate address, we will resend that after receiving additional postage cost.
  • Entry fees:
    1. For Any Three Sections – INR 300.00
    2. Each Additional Section - INR 80.00
    3. All Six Sections - INR 500.00

    Please use a single postal address for a group entry and please send the list of entrants for group entries to salon.ivaf@gmail.com
  • Payment Procedure
    1. For Indian entrants – NEFT/RTGS transfer, please visit Payment Page for details

    Entry fees must be credited in the aforesaid bank account before the 30th of April, 2019.
    Indian entrants are required to inform the details of their payment to salon.ivaf@gmail.com
  • Catalogue: Participants can download the pdf catalog with maximum possible reproductions from the website.
  • Submission of entries will imply acceptance of all the applicable rules and regulations by the entrant.

General Conditions Contact Information

General Conditions

 
1st IVAF National Salon 2019 is an initiative by Indian Visual Arts Foundation, organizing an national salon under the approved rules of FIP. The approval number is 2019/FIP/57/2019. Acceptances obtained in this salon will be taken into account for the FIP Distinctions.

The competition is open to everyone from all over India; however, an entry may be rejected when IVAF, in its reasonable discretion, believes the entry does not conform to exhibition rules and conditions. There are no restrictions as to subject matter except as outlined in the rules and definitions of specific sections, or specified by law in the country where the exhibition is held.

Entrants must be the authors of the works they submit. By virtue of submitting an entry, the entrant certifies the work as his/her own. The Entrant certifies that he/she is the sole owner of all the rights and elements on the image he/she presents. The organizers assume no liability for any misuse or violation of copyright.

All final work must be on photographic film, or on electronic file, or on photographic or electronic print material, mounting excepted subject to divisional restrictions.

Each image must have a unique title. Once an image has been accepted in a FIP recognized salon/exhibition, that same image, or a like “in camera” or a “reproduction” duplicate of that image.

The entrant permits IVAF 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.

Entries which do not comply in full or in part with the conditions of the exhibition will not be judged.

A photo entered in one section, cannot be entered in another section.

Organizers will handle each digital file and related things carefully but they are not responsible for any loss or damage.

Watermark or any such any identification marks (including camera generated date/time) are not acceptable.

An entrant's four images will be presented to the judges separately in different rounds through a SXGA+ digital projector having feature - (1280x800) pixels (max), Display Mode : Brightness : 300 lm (Max).

Decision of the jury member will be final and entrants are bound to accept the same.

Contact Information

Salon Chairman : Sunita Aich EFIAP

Address for Postal communication :
c/o P.K. Sarkar
Flat 70203/04. Fort Oasis.
36B Panditia Road.
Kolkata 700029.
INDIA

E-mail : salon.ivaf@gmail.com

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