43 International Speleological Photography Contest

Страна: Variety of countries;

Дедлайн: 06.09.2020

Веб-сайт: photoger2020.wixsite.com




The competition is open to anyone who wishes to participate. Members of the organising association, collaborators and sponsors cannot participate  


 Speleology and its environment.




Each participant will only have access to one prize.


1st Prize:          800 euros

2nd  Prize:       400 euros

3rd Prize:         300 euros


Two Commendations will also be awarded with 100 euros each.




 Each author must participate by providing their registration details and a maximum number of 5 photographs. Only digital files will be accepted.


The registration data will be provided digitally in text format and will consist of 


  • Author’s name

  • Email address

  • Phone

  • Country

  • Number and title of photographs submitted



The technique will be free.


The photos will be presented in JPEG or TIFF format, converted to sRGB color space with the profile embedded. The minimum resolution must be 300 pixels per inch (dpi) and the lowest side must be 2000 pixels.


The image files will be identified only with the title of the work.


Works submitted in previous editions of this competition, or that have been awarded prizes in any other competition organized by third parties, will not be accepted.



SENDING AND ADMISSION DEADLINE. The works and the data of inscription will be sent, using preferably the services of wetransfer.com, to the email address photoger2020@gmail.com


The photos will be received between 1 August and 6 September, both days included.

All participants will receive confirmation of receipt of their works.


JURY. The jury will be chosen among people of recognized solvency belonging to the speleological and photographic community. Its composition will be announced at www.photoger.es before September 1, 2020.


The jury will pay attention to the technical and artistic quality of the works, will value the inspiration that comes from them and reserves the right to resolve together with the organizing committee any cases not foreseen in these rules.


The jury's decision will be final and unappealable. It will be communicated to the authors and subsequently made public on 16 October 2020.



All the works submitted will be available for viewing from 16 October 2020 at www.photoger.es


A selection of the works presented will be exhibited publicly at the Casa de Cultura in Aranda de Duero, between the 16th and 30th of October. This selection can also be exhibited later on wherever it is requested.


The G. E. Ribereño will manage the printing and presentation of the photographs, assuming all the costs involved.

The organization will be able to consult the authors about the printing preferences for their works, and request, if necessary, a file with the best resolution to print.



 The participants declare that they are the authors of each work submitted to the competition and that they hold all the rights to it. The authors are fully responsible for any claims for image rights that may arise.


The awarded works will remain the exclusive property of G. E. Ribereño and may only be used for cultural and informative purposes, always quoting their authors.


The works selected and printed for exhibition may be reproduced in books, catalogues, magazines, posters or any other support for the promotion and dissemination of caving, without any lucrative rights for the organisers or third parties. The G. E. Ribereño guarantees that the name of their authors will always be cited, and that they will selflessly cede the reproduction rights for this purpose to the organisation of the competition. 


Participation in the competition implies the acceptance of each and every one of the sections of these rules and the indisputable decision of the jury. The organising committee and the jury may resolve any unforeseen situation.


All the personal data of the participants will be treated with the maximum confidentiality by the organization, as established in the Spanish Organic Law 3/2018, of December 5, on Personal Data Protection and guarantee of digital rights, according to the Regulation (EU) 2016/679 of the European Parliament.


Participants may contact the organization at any time to exercise their rights of access, rectification, limitation or deletion of their data by sending an email to photoger2020@gmail.com                                                             


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