Rules

WPC Team Australia is the only official Australian Team permitted to enter The World Photographic Cup Photography Competition. Australians wishing to partake in the World Photographic Cup must first enter via this WPC Team Australia curation process.
 
Entry into WPC Team Australia is by INVITATION only. All Australian Professional Photographers are eligible to be invited. Submission is FREE but you must receive an invitation with information on how and where to submit your image(s). If you have not received an invite - you may ask us for an invitation to submit. Please click this link.

Entrants of WPC Team Australia must be an Australian citizen and hold a valid Australian Passport or be able to show citizenship documentation. Dual citizenship holders may choose which country they wish to represent. However if you enter as an Australian Citizen you may not enter your other Nations' competition for a period of three years and vice versa.
 
These rules are for the Australian selection process and are in addition to the official WPC Rules which can be found here.

Images may be entered into the Australian selection process singularly or as a folio of images. There is no limit to the number of images that may be entered into Team Australia's curation process.
There is no age limit to the images that can be submitted.
Once you have been invited to submit images for curation you will receive email information on how and where to upload your images.
  • Images must be 4000 px on the long edge
  • Saved as JPG Maximum quality
  • Embedded Profile: sRGB, Adobe RGB or Grayscale
  • File name protocol: [yourname]_[category].jpg

WPC Team Australia will select a Team Captain each year - who will on behalf of the Members of Team Australia enter the submission into the World Photographic Cup Competition.

WPC Team Australia will select a Judge who will represent Team Australia in the Judging round of the World Photographic Cup.
 
Photographers whose images are selected to be part of Team Australia will receive a commemorative digital certificate and exclusive lapel pin.
 

All individual creators, whose images are selected for Team Australia's submission, must agree that their submission is/are their own original work, that they own all rights pertaining to the work or they possess the permission of the copyright holder to submit the work, as well as all necessary model release forms and permits pertaining to the image.

WPC Team Australia will conduct a rigorous selection process in accordance with the Category descriptions and rules of the World Photographic Cup. This curation process may change from time to time and the curation panel's decisions will be final. No correspondence will be entered into.

 

Individual creators whose images are selected for Team Australia's submission agree to hold the World Photographic Cup harmless against all claims and liabilities arising out of the WPC’s consideration, display, or other non-commercial use of the image.
 

By agreeing to participate in their Team Australia's World Photographic Cup submission, individual team members agree to license to the World Photographic Cup the right to display the image(s) on the WPC web site, in articles, exhibitions and publications pertaining to the World Photographic Cup competition, and for future WPC  and WPC Team Australia promotional purposes.
 

The WPC partner companies will have the possibility to display the winning images on their media or through their products (prints, collections, exhibitions, books etc.). This opportunity will be limited to non-commercial purposes and subjected to the WPC rules and regulations on rights, licenses and releases with the authors of the images.

The images must be anonymous and in the case of images pertinent to advertising campaigns, they must not contain any text or graphic elements, which were not part of the original exposure. Images containing text will be immediately disqualified.



 

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