The copyrights of all entries remain with the photographer.

The competition is free to enter

Entrants must be over 18 and have a valid passport

Entries must be submitted by 11 November 2018

Entries will be judged by the panel of judges in the last two weeks of November.

A shortlist of up to 10 photographers from each category will be selected and announced prior to the Awards Ceremony and overall winners will be announced at the Awards Ceremony 6 December 2018.

The decision of SA Photo is final and no negotiations will be entered into.

To enter you must upload your image to

Images must not exceed 5MB in size and they must be saved in the RGB colour model and EXIF data must be left in the image file.

Entrants must be able to supply a high resolution image suitable for printing if required.

The competition is judged on a body of work, a maximum of 5 images may be submitted.

You may enter as many categories as you wish, however you cannot enter the same series or images into more than one category. You may highlight a single “signature image” from each series.

Judging will be based on the portfolio of work entered for each category.SA Photo reserves the right to remove any entry that does not comply with the following criteria. Entrants warrant that:

You are the sole owner and author of each entry.

Entries do not contain any infringing, threatening, false, misleading, abusive, harassing, libellous, defamatory, vulgar, obscene, scandalous, inflammatory, pornographic or profane content

Each Entry does not infringe upon the copyrights, trademarks, contract rights, or any other intellectual property rights of any third person or entity, or violate any person’s rights of privacy or publicity, and Your Entry does not include:

> trademarks owned by third parties

> copyrighted materials owned by third parties (including movie dialogue or musical compositions)

> any commercial content that promotes any product or service other than that of the SA Photo.

> No animals were harmed or manipulated in the making of the image

You agree to fully indemnify SA Photo in respect of all royalties, fees and any other monies owing to any person by reason of Your breaching any of the foregoing.

You confirm that each person depicted in the Entry has granted permission to be portrayed as shown. Any costumes, props or other materials used must be rented or borrowed with the permission of the owner, and all other relevant permissions must have been obtained.

SA Photo may run an online rating process whereby people vote for their favorite photograph. Any manipulation of this process will result in disqualification.

All entrants understand that any image submitted to the competition may be used by the SA Photo and its Event Partners, for marketing and promotional purposes.

SA Photo will never distribute any high resolution files to any third party.

You agree to participate in related publicity and to the use of Your name and likeness for the purposes of advertising, promotion and publicity without additional compensation.