2010 Calendar Photo Contest Announced

The calendar will showcase and celebrate the experiences, diversity and cultures present at the Institute and will be available for purchase this holiday season.

* Open to all members of the MIIS community (Students, Faculty, Staff, and Alumni)

*  There are no specific scenes or categories required for this photo contest. Please consider submitting images that reveal the culture, people, scenery, traditions and/or unique aspects, capturing the essence of a place you have visited or live.

*  All photos must be submitted digitally on a CD or DVD, no exceptions. (If your photo was taken with a film camera, please scan it and submit it as a digital file)

* Digital photos must be at least 300 dpi (1 MB or more in size)

* Color and Black and white photos will be accepted.

* You can submit a maximum of three photos per person.

*  When you submit your photos you must include:

Your Full Name

If you are a Student, Faculty, Staff, Alumni

Email Address

Phone Number

Title of photo (for each photo)

Location (for each photo)

Caption for photo (for each photo)

* You must also submit a signed release waiver for the photos. (Please see attached file)

* Deadline for all submissions is Friday, October 9, by 5:00 pm. (No Exceptions)

* The top 12 photographs will be used in the calendar

* Photographs will be judged by the Monterey Institute Community in an online voting process during the week of 10/12/09-10/16/09. Winners will receive a free calendar.

* The twelve photographs chosen for the calendar publication become property of the Monterey Institute of International Studies. Photographs will be viewed online via a password protected website. By submitting your photograph(s) you are authorizing that they can be uploaded to a third party site for viewing and voting.

* Only one photo from each photographer will be eligible to win a place in the calendar. If more than one photograph from a single photographer wins, the photograph that received the most votes will be the winning photograph for that photograph. The subsequent places will be awarded to the photographs from other photographers with the next highest vote count.

Submit your photos to Gail Lu, Coordinator of Student Services, in the Student Affairs building. If needed, you can also send your photo CD by mail to Gail Lu, Monterey Institute of International Studies, 460 Pierce Street, Monterey, CA 93940.

If you have any questions, please call 831.647.3586 or email gail.lu@miis.edu.

We will continue to hold the Annual International Bazaar Photo Contest in the spring.


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