On-campus photography contest

To: UCSC Community

From: Office of the Chancellor

The Chancellor’s Office and University Relations are sponsoring a contest to choose a photograph of UC Santa Cruz for Chancellor Blumenthal’s winter holiday card. The contest is open to all UCSC faculty, staff, and students.

The winner’s image will appear on the front of the chancellor’s greeting card. A photo credit will appear on the card, and the winner will also receive a $250 gift certificate at Bay Tree Bookstore.

In addition, a number of submissions will receive honorable mentions. The photographers will receive a certificate of acknowledgment.

Contest rules:

  • Color or black-and-white photographs will be considered.
  • Subject matter is limited to landscapes that showcase the beauty of the campus.
  • Portraits or photos depicting individuals will not be accepted.
  • Limit three entries per person.

Submission Guidelines:

There is a limit of three (3) submissions per person. Your photograph(s) must meet the following specifications:

  • Format: JPEG (.jpg or .jpeg) only, up to 10 MB.
  • Minimum size: 6 inches x 8 inches.
  • Minimum image size: 2000 pixels on the longest side.

Each submission must contain:

  • The photographer’s name and university affiliation
  • A title for the photo
  • The campus location where the photo was taken

Please send submissions by going to: http://www.ucsc.edu/photocontest/form.html

All submissions must be received by 5 p.m. on October 30, 2016.

Note: All photographers whose work is selected for first prize or honorable mention must grant unlimited use to The Regents of the University of California for promotion of the UC Santa Cruz campus with the exclusion of any use that becomes part of a retail product. Photo credit will be given where appropriate with our style guide.

The University reserves the right to reject any and all submissions.

Thank you. We look forward to seeing your submissions!