contest criteria

 2015 ARCHITECTURAL PHOTOGRAPHY CONTEST AIA Tampa Bay & FMoPA present the annual 2015 Architectural Photography Contest. The top entries will be exhibited at FMoPA as part of our National Architecture Week, April 12th‐18th. There will be a special reception announcing the winners on April 16th. The images will be displayed from April 12th‐May 3rd. ELIGIBILTY The competition is open Florida residents only. The general public, as well as, amateur photographers are eligible to enter. Professional photographers are not eligible for prize money, but are welcome to participate and have their work displayed at FMoPA. CATEGORIES Two juried categories include: (1) Amateur (2) Professionals The subject matter must have an architectural theme or must contain some element of the built environment. Location of images is unrestricted. CASH AWARDS (Amateur category only) First Place ‐ $300 Second Place ‐ $200 Third Place ‐ $100 CONDITION OF ENTRY Entry Fee is non‐refundable 
$40.00 US for AIA Members | FMoPA Members 
$50.00 for Non‐Members 
$25.00 for Students 
Each entrant is allowed to submit up to five (5) photos per entry fee, unlimited number of entries per photographer. 
All Images must be uploaded to Dropbox in a digital format, 72 dpi at the final output size of 8” x 10” and saved as a JPEG or TIFF file (RGB), maximum size 5 MB and named with your assigned entry number(s) – provided after registration. 
Each entrant must submit one printed image in 8” x 10” format center mounted on 11” x 14” (no more than 1/8” thick) black foam core or two‐layer matting. This photo will be framed in an 11” x 14” frame provided by FMoPA for the Architectural Photography Show. If a printed image is not provided, entrant will not be included in the show. 
Attach a label with your entry number to the back of mounted print containing the following information: Entrant’s name, address, email and telephone number, print title, and location of image. 
Winning photos will be printed and automatically displayed. The jury will only view digital files when selecting winning entries. 
Once registration is complete, a Dropbox folder will be assigned and emailed to you with your entry number(s). 
When uploading to Dropbox, title your printed image ‘Show Image’ 
Entries must have been taken and owned by the entrant. 
Entrants grant permission to AIA Tampa Bay to show prints for exhibitions, publications and for promotional purposes. All winning entries will become the property of AIA Tampa Bay. 
Digital file upload and printed image drop‐off must be completed by April 1st at the AIA Tampa Bay Chapter Office, Monday‐Friday, 9am‐5pm. REGSISTRATION DEADLINE Registration must be completed by 5:00 PM on March 27th ENTRY DEADLINE Entry(s) must be received by 5:00 PM on April 1st, 2015 SUBMIT ENTRIES TO: AIA Tampa Bay 200 North Tampa Street Tampa, Florida 33602 COMPETITION WEBSITE For additional information: | (P) 813.229.3411