~ MAY 24 - 25, 2014 ~ || 10:00 AM - 7:00 PM

STARLAND THEMEPARK
4TH LEVEL, STARMALL ALABANG

FANTASM Cosplay Photo Marathon

openings

DAY 1-2

CONTESTANTS

COMPETITION RULES

HOW TO PARTICIPATE

REGISTRATION

  • To register online, please click here.
  • Please provide only correct and appropriate data for the online registration.

PREPARATION

  • Expand your knowledge on photography by reading tutorials, collaborating with other photographers and joining some photoshoots.

PARTICIPATION

  • In the event-proper, look for the registration booth for confirmation of your registration and payment of 50 PHP then inquire about your partner-cosplayer, deadlines and other stuff at the marshalls roaming around. Good luck!

TERMS AND CONDITIONS

  • The FANTASM Cosplay Photo marathon is an annual event organized by Naruto Cosplayers Philippines.
  • Participant’s slots are limited and will be allocated to qualified participants on a first-come-first serve basis depending on the validation of the registration requirements as determined by NCPH Board.
  • All interested participants will have to undergo a pre- registration process as determined by the Organizer.
  • All information including personal & camera information submitted by the participant to FANTASM Cosplay Photo Marathon. (“Organizer”) in connection with the event shall become the property of the Organizer.
  • All information submitted by each participant shall be made in full and frank disclosure. Any misrepresentation may result in disqualification, forfeiture or withdrawal of any prize won as determined by the Organizer as its sole discretion.
  • The participant is deemed to have given the Organizer authorization to use such information for any purpose (including market research, planning, data-processing, statistical and risk-analysis, research, fund-raising) or any other purposes as the Organizer may determine at its sole and absolute discretion.
  • NCPH shall have the sole and absolute discretion to decide on all matters relating to or in connection with the Event (including but not limited to eligibility and the conduct of the Event) and such decision(s) shall be final and binding on all participants. The Organizer shall not be obliged to enter into any correspondence with any participant on any matter concerning the Event.
  • NCPH reserves the right to cancel the event at any time without notice. In the event of such cancellation, NCPH Board shall use reasonable efforts to inform the participants prior to the date of the event.
  • Each submitted photo entry, must be an original material taken/shot by the participant. Participant represents, acknowledges and warrants that his/her submitted photograph is an original work created solely by the entrant.
  • The submitted photo entry/material shall not infringe on the copyrights, trademarks, moral rights, rights of privacy/publicity or intellectual property rights of any person or entity, and that no other party has any right, claim or interest in the photograph.
  • All participants must submit the signed waiver form on the day of the event. Participants under the age of 18 must produce a signed parental consent release form and submit it on the day of the event.
  • The Fantasm Cosplay Photo Marathon is a day-long photo-taking event, so participants should take extra care of their own health, safety and comfort. By taking part in this event, participants acknowledge that the organizer is indemnified against any accidents or injuries that may occur during the course of the event.
  • There will be no refund for any cancellation of participation or non-attendance.
  • Any participant who breaches any of these Terms and Conditions shall be disqualified from the Event and any other Event organized by NCPH or have its prize forfeited as determined by the Organizer at its sole discretion.
  • Decisions by the Organizer and competition judges are final. No queries will be entertained.
  • NCPH may at any time at its sole and absolute discretion terminate the Event or vary any of these Terms and Conditions without prior notice and without furnishing any reason.
  • By participating in the Event, the participant is deemed to have read and accepted these terms and conditions.

ENTRY RULES

  • Please ensure that you are in good health when joining this competition. The organizers discourage pregnant women, as well as those suffering from chronic illness, high blood pressure or heart-related diseases from taking part.

    Two Camera Categories for Participants
  • Point and shoot (Compact Digital Cameras)
  • Digital Cameras with Interchangeable Lenses (DSLR & compact interchangeable lens cameras)

  • Participants can only join in either Point and Shoot or Digital Cameras with Interchangeable Lenses (DSLR & compact interchangeable lens cameras).
  • Participants are not allowed to change between these two camera categories in between themes.
  • Participants can use any digital cameras to take photographs (depending on the category). During the Fantasm Cosplay Photomarathon you will be given various photographic themes. After each theme you will be asked to submit your best image for uploading.
  • Walk-in registrations will be accepted during the day of the event only if there are pre-registered participants who do not show up at the designated time (applicable fees will be charged for walk-in participants)
  • All registrants will go thru strict verification process of participants personal and camera information.
  • Participants with cameras that were purchased from authorized dealers/distributors of NCPH will be given priority in joining the Fantasm Cosplay Photomarathon event.

Competition rules

  • The Fantasm Cosplay Photomarathon is a day-long event. Participants are to report to the designated venue at on or before 11:00 am. Any late arrivals or registration will not be accepted.
  • All participants must be present during the following
  • Registration/Check in
  • Competition briefing
  • The organizers are not responsible for providing any photographic equipment, including cameras, spare batteries, battery charger, lenses or additional memory cards. All participants are expected to come prepared with their own photographic equipment needs.
  • Participants are not allowed to submit photographs with other participants present in the photo
  • Accepted storage formats include the following: CF and SD. Participants using other formats must supply their own relevant adaptors and drivers. The organizers will not be responsible for any failure to read or upload submitted images.
  • Participant can only submit one photo. (Cosplay Ramp and Photo Op)
  • Participants can use any form of transportation however, participants must return to competition venue on time for the photo submission.
  • All photos must be submitted in person and must be submitted by the participant. No proxy submissions will be accepted in the duration of the event.
  • The organizers will not be responsible for any loss of image data or damage to memory cards during the uploading process.
  • All digital photographs submitted must have been shot on the day of the competition. Those submitting images shot earlier or photos taken by proxies will be disqualified.
  • Images will only be accepted in Large JPEG format. No RAW files will be allowed. Images may not be altered by any image editing software. All photographs will be judged based on the following key criteria: - Creativity in theme interpretation - Use of color, light and shadows - Composition of photograph - Relevance to theme
  • The decision of the organizers and competition judges is final. No appeals will be entertained.
  • Winners will be awarded at the end of the day.
  • Winner will be notified via email and mobile phone or landline in-case he/she is not present during the awarding program.
  • Each camera category must have at least a minimum of five (5) entries in order to be declared a valid contest. Should a contest category have less or greater than five (5) entries, such category shall be declared “NO CONTEST” and all prizes allocated shall revert to the contest organizers.
  • Judges and organizers have the right not to announce a winner if entries do not meet their standards and qualifications.

CRITERIA OF JUDGING

Photo marathon
  • 40% Creativity in theme interpretation
  • 15% Use of color, light and shadows
  • 15% Composition of photograph
  • 30% Relevance to theme