Although anybody may enter a photograph and join the discussion on the competition post, Adaptalux employees and their immediate families, associated agents or anyone professionally connected with the administration of the competition are not eligible to win.
Each challenge will run for approximately one calendar month. Start and end dates will be announced on the entry post for each challenge.
Prizes offered for each challenge are subject to change each month. Please see announcement posts for the relevant prizes.
Adaptalux reserves the right to substitute a prize of equal or greater value should circumstances outside our control make this necessary.
How to Enter
To enter the challenge, you must post a unique photograph relating to the theme. Posts are made on the competition announcement post on the Adaptalux Community Group on Facebook. To be entered for consideration, your image must be posted in a “top-level” comment against the relevant challenge post.
Note: although we do not require any specific equipment or technique to be used for entered photographs, images should be related to closeup and macro photography. If you wish to detail the process and equipment used, please do this alongside your image, or as a reply to your own entry comment. You may include setup and supplementary shots in reply comments only.
Incomplete, illegible, misdirected or late entries will not be accepted. No responsibility can be accepted for entries that are incomplete, lost due to technical reasons, corrupted, delayed, wrongly posted, or not received for any reason.
Number of Entries
You may enter each challenge as many times as you wish. Each entry must contain a sufficiently unique image, distinct from your other entries (Subtle variations like alternative editing styles may be counted as a single entry).
Winners will be selected by the Adaptalux Team based on the following photographic criteria:
The novelty of the image
Relevance of the content
Winners will be announced after the closing date. Announcements will be made on YouTube, Facebook, and the Adaptalux Blog. We will notify winners personally via their entries on Facebook. Winners have 14 days from notification to claim their prize after which, the prizes may become unavailable.
It is the responsibility of the entrant to provide correct, up-to-date details when upon acceptance of the prize. Adaptalux cannot be held responsible for winners failing to supply accurate information which affects prize acceptance or delivery of their prize.
Prizes must be accepted as offered by the named winner. There is no cash or alternative prizes, in whole or part. The prizes are not transferable and cannot be resold.
Adaptalux reserves the right to verify winners and ask for proof of identity, age and address and to withdraw prize entitlement where there are reasonable grounds to believe there has been a breach of these terms and conditions.
Entrants must be the sole owner of the entered photographs and have the full rights to reproduce any works submitted.
Entrants agree that their names, publicly available Facebook profiles (names, profile images etc), comments and entered images may be displayed in announcement posts and videos for purposes of administrating and promoting the competition, Facebook group and community.
Entrants retain all copyrights and ownership of their works. By entering an image into the challenge, each entrant grants Adaptalux a world-wide, perpetual, irrevocable, non-exclusive, transferable, royalty-free and sub-licensable right and license to use reproduce, modify, adapt, publish or display (in whole or in part) any intellectual property contained in the content of their entry, without royalty, payment or other compensation. Each Entrant agrees not to assert any moral rights in relation to such use and warrants that they have full authority to grant such rights.
Adaptalux reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to eliminate or disqualify any entries or entrants that it regards as being in breach of these terms and conditions or the spirit of the Promotion. Those who try to circumvent the entry process and/or entry instructions by any method will be disqualified and any prize award will be void.
Any entries that Adaptalux considers (in our absolute discretion) to be dangerous, vulgar, offensive, indecent, illegal, racist, copied, cruel or fraudulent, or infringe on the rights or copyright of others will be immediately disqualified.
If for any reason, the competition is not capable of running as planned for reasons (including but not limited to tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures or any other causes beyond the control of Adaptalux which corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of this the competition) Adaptalux reserves the right to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the competition indefinitely.
If an act, omission, event or circumstance occurs which are beyond the reasonable control of Adaptalux and which prevents Adaptalux from complying with these terms and conditions, Adaptalux will not be liable for any failure to perform or delay in performing its obligation.
Adaptalux reserves the right to cancel, amend, withdraw, terminate or temporarily suspend this competition in the event of any unforeseen circumstances or technical reason outside its reasonable control, with no liability to any entrants or third parties but will use all reasonable endeavors to avoid disappointment.