TERMS & CONDITIONS

  • AJPA is open to everyone above the age of 18, Saudis and other nationalities residing in the Gulf region.
  • Submissions will be open on 1st August until 31st October 2016 midnight (KSA time).
  • Applications have to be submitted online through the AJPA website: ajpa.artjameel.org
    Applications sent by post or email will not be accepted.
  • Each photographer may submit one entry only or series of maximum four images.
  • Every entry should carry a title and a short explanatory text. The name and the text should be submitted separately as no text is allowed on the photograph itself.
  • Photographs submitted must be original, created by the photographer. By submitting the photographs, the photographer acknowledges that he/she is abiding by all copyright laws; any infringement on the rights of a third party in relation to copyright or claims in relation to the photographs will be the applicant’s responsibility and not AJPA’s.
  • Photographs submitted have to be in .JPEG and between 100KB and 5 MB in size.
  • Photographs submitted must be free of any name, signature, text, stamp or logo.
  • Submissions must not have been previously used for any commercial purposes.
  • Submissions, which have won previous award(s), local or international, are excluded from the award.
  • Photographs submitted must be of high quality and suitable for publication. Applicants acknowledge that Art Jameel reserves the legal right to use the photographs for any promotional purposes in relation to the award or for any other purposes without applicants being able to raise any financial claims hereto, to include all print, video and online media, as well as social media. Any photograph used by Art Jameel or its partners shall carry the name of the photographer who, again, is not entitled to any financial or any other claim.
  • Applicants must follow basic ethical and legal standards in regard of their submitted work, and not violate, or offend, the policy of any country or religion, its applicable laws, nor matters related to human rights, privacy, decency, local customs and religions.
  • Every possible caution shall be taken to protect the entries. However, Art Jameel or its partners shall not be responsible for any technical errors or unforeseen mistakes that may cause damage to submitted photographs.
  • Art Jameel team and the judging panel cannot participate in the award.
  • The winners shall receive their prize money within two months after the closing of the AJPA ceremony.
  • Art Jameel and its partners reserve the first right to buy the winning photograph(s) at a price agreed upon with the photographer.
  • Art Jameel have the right, at their discretion, to exclude any person and/or to cancel, modify or suspend the award if the required conditions and standards are not met, or if the applicant violates the award conditions. Art Jameel reserves the right to not disclose any reasons for such a decision.
  • Any submission not adhering to these rules and regulations will be excluded from the award.
  • Entries cannot be withdrawn once the submission is closed
  • Photographs with Religious and Political concepts will be disqualified.