弘前公園写真コンテスト (Hirosaki Kouen Shashin Contest)
Submission call for photographs that make people want to visit Hirosaki Park.
- Theme: Photos that show the beauty of Hirosaki Park's four seasons, the smiles of visitors, the splendour of Hirosaki Park, etc. and make people want to visit Hirosaki Park and/or to experience the atmosphere of that place & time.
- Contest Sponsor/Judge: Canon Precision Inc.
- Contest Awards & Prizes
- Special Prize (Canon Precision Award) (1): 20,000yen + Canon Single Lens Reflex Camera + Certificate
- Prize Selection (2): 10,000yen + Certificate
- Honourable Mention (7): 3,000yen + Certificate
- Result Announcements:
- Winners will be contacted directly.
- Results will be announced in newspapers, etc. in mid-October.
- Contest Photograph Exhibit:
- Photographs will be published on the Hirosaki Tourism and Convention Bureau website: http://www.hirosaki-kanko.or.jp/
- Photographs will be exhibited within Hirosaki Park during the Hirosaki Castle Chrysanthemum & Autumn Foliage Festival.
- Contest sponsors will be granted rights to winning works.
- Winners must provide the originals (negatives, positives, data files) for the winning works.
- Some submitted entries may be used for Hirosaki Tourism Guides (provided permission is granted by the photographer).
- Photo Size/Specifications:
- Yotsukiri Size 四ツ切サイズ 254x305mm (including Wide Yotsukiri ワイド四ツ 254x366mm)
- Photos must have been taken at Hirosaki Park between August 2015-August 2016
- No restriction on photo subject/contents
- Colour prints only
- Composite and collage photographs are not allowed
- Max. Submissions: 3 photos per person (professional or amateur)
- Only unpublished works should be submitted
- Attach a sheet of paper with the following information to the back of submission photographs:
- 写真の題名 Photgraph Title
- 撮影場所 Location photograph was taken
- 撮影カメラ機種 Camera Model Used
- 住所 Address
- 氏名 Photographer's Full Name
- 年齢 Age
- 性別 Gender
- 職業 Occupation (For students, include school name and year/grade)
- 電話番号 Phone Number
- Submit entries to:
- Deadline: Entries must by received by Wednesday August 31, 2016
- Return of Photographs: Winning entries will not be returned. Non-winning entries will be returned.
Hirosaki Castle Chrysanthemum and Autumn Foliage Festival Steering Committee Office
Hirosaki Tourism and Convention Bureau, Hirosaki Park Photo Contest Division
2-1 Shimoshiroganechō, Hirosaki City, Aomori Prefecture 036-8356
Tel: 0172-35-3131 Fax: 0172-35-3132
More Information: Hirosaki Tourism and Convention Bureau Website (Japanese): http://www.hirosaki-kanko.or.jp/web/edit.html?id=photocontes