1. The salon entry is open to photo friends spread all over the world. It will be organized under the approved rules of GPU & FIP . All acceptances will count for GPU & FIP. All Images must be the original work of the entrant. If two or more similar images are entered by the same author, the first one getting the acceptance score will be considered for acceptance or award, the other images will not be considered.

2. The exhibition is open to anyone; however, an entry may be rejected when the sponsoring organization, or its agent, in its reasonable discretion, believes the entry does not conform to exhibition rules and conditions.

Sections: (A) Open Monochrome (B) Open Color (C) Nature (D) Photo Travel. All are digital Sections. An author may submit a maximum of 4 images in each section i.e 16 total images for 4 sections. Images for each section should be uploaded via www.photosalon.in website.

3. Each image must have unique title. Once an image has been accepted in a GPU & FIP recognized exhibition, that same image or similar or like image may not be entered in any section of the same division star rating class of the exhibitions regardless of the media, format and title and it must not be re titled for entry of any other GPU & FIP recognized exhibitions. Words such as NO TITLE, UNTITLED or titles consisting of ONLY NUMBERS will not be allowed in any case. Identification marks or title visible in the photographs will be rejected.

4. Result will be sent by E-Mail as well as displayed on www.photosalon.in website Download section.

5. Permission to reproduce images in the catalogue or for publicity is assumed. Each Paid entrant will receive free of charge a best quality PDF catalogue of awarded works.

6. All Acceptances are eligible for statistics applicable towords GPU and FIP distinctions.

7. The decision of the judges is final. No correspondence shall be entertained.

With the sole act of submitting his/her images or files to a salon under GPU Patronage, the entrant accepts without exception and with no objection that the submitted images can be investigated by GPU to establish if these obey to GPU regulations and definitions even if the entrant is not a member of GPU; that GPU will use any means at its disposal for this undertaking; that any refusal to cooperate with GPU or any refusal to submit the original files as captured by the camera, or failure to provide sufficient evidence, will be sanctioned by GPU and that in case of sanctions following the non compliance with GPU regulations, the name of the entrant will be released in any form useful to inform the breaches of the rules. It is recommended to leave the EXIF data in the submitted files intact in order to ease eventual investigations.

8. Entry Fee: Foreign Entrants: All Sections - $12 [USD].
For Indian Entrants: All Sections : Rs. 600/-.

9. Each image must have a unique title. Once an image has been accepted in a GPU & FIP Recognized exhibition, that same image, or a like “in camera” or a “reproduction” duplicate of that image: i. May not be re-entered in any section of the same Division Star Ratings class in that exhibition regardless of media, format, or title. ii. May not be re-titled for entry in any other GPU & FIP Recognized exhibition. Words such as “Untitled” and “No Title” are not acceptable as part or all of an image’s title, nor are camera capture filenames or titles consisting of only numbers.

10. All Foreign participants must submit their entries through online submission procedure in http://www.photosalon.in. Entry fees have to be sent online through the PAYPAL at : salonfee@yahoo.in the link of which has been given in our website (http://www.photosalon.in). However Indian entrants should send their Entry Fees by bank transfer (NEFT/RTGS). The bank details are given in Entry Fee Page for online transfer.

Please be noted that the relevant documents of online transfer must be mailed to us for the Database updation on an urgent basis otherwise no claims will be entertained in future.

11. Participants are requested to send their entries, Entry Fee etc. well in advance. Late entries will not be entertained and the Entry Fee will be retained. If the entry fee is not received within the closing date, Entries may not be considered for selection.

Specifications to be maintained for all Images :: Maximum File size : 2 MB, Resolution : 300 dpi. Longest side : 1920 pixels / Vertical side : 1080 pixels Colour mode : RGB/sRGB. Image format : JPG. Image Title must be within 35 characters.

12. While every effort is made to ensure safe handling of all entries, Photo Salon accepts no responsibility for any loss or damage that may occur. It is a condition of entering that you acknowledge that your entry has no commercial value. Submission of Entries to the Salon implies acceptance of the above regulations.

13. Please read the above regulations carefully and try to avoid unnecessary correspondences. Still for further queries, if, any, contact us at photosalon007@yahoo.com