1. No purchase necessary to enter the competition.
  2. This competition is open to residents of the UK, Republic of Ireland, South Africa, India, Australia, New Zealand, Canada (excluding Québec) and the USA aged 18 years or over, with the exception of employees of the Promoter, their families, agents and anyone else connected with this promotion.
  3. Entrants must not be professional photographers (i.e. entrants must not have been paid for any photography work nor had any photography work published in the last twelve months).
  4. Entries must be received by 23:59 BST on 7 September 2016. The Promoter accepts no responsibility for any entries that are incomplete, illegible, corrupted or fail to reach the Promoter by the relevant closing date for any reason. Proof of posting or sending is not proof of receipt. Automatically generated entries or entries via agents or third parties are invalid and shall not be considered. Entries become the property of the Promoter and are not returned.
  5. Only one entry per person. No entrant may win more than one prize.
  6. To enter send us your best travel photo under one of the following themes: close to home; back to nature; the big city; like a local. Email your photo, along with personal details, including name, age, country of residence and email address to [email protected], with the subject line stating your chosen theme and the title of the competition: "Photography competition 2016". Photos must be a minimum of 1000 pixels wide along the top edge and must be no more than 2mb in size.
  7. All correctly completed entries will be forwarded to a judging panel made up of the Rough Guides editors and an independent judge. The winner will be the entry that in the opinion of the judges is the best entry in terms of composition, quality and originality.
  8. Computer-generated, composites, or computer-altered images (with the exception of basic colour correction, cropping and sharpening) will not be accepted.
  9. The prize for the winner is a Canon 750D camera with a Canon 18-55mm kit lens; 1 x Canon Connect Station CS100; 1 x Aquapac Trailproof Drybag; 1 x Aquapac Submersible SLR camera case; 1 x Aquapac DSLR Submersible case; 1 x Aquapac TrailProof dry bag; 1 x Biox aqua drops; 1 x Biox Aqua tablets; 1 x Sterile medical pack; 1 x Bed bug guard; 1 x Wedge mosquito net; 1 x Compact net; 1 x Trek Ultra repellent; 1 x Rough Guides Make the Most of Your Time on Earth book; 1 x Rough Guides Best Day on Earth book and 1 x Rough Guides Colour the World book.
  10. Two runners up will each receive 1 x Rough Guides Make the Most of Your Time on Earth book; 1 x Rough Guides Best Day on Earth book and 1 x Rough Guides Colour the World book.
  11. The judges’ decision is final. No correspondence will be entered into.
  12. The prizes are non-transferrable and no cash alternative will be offered.
  13. The prize is subject to availability. In the event of unforeseen circumstances, the Promoter reserves the right (a) to substitute alternative prizes of equivalent or greater value and (b) in exceptional circumstances to amend or foreclose the promotion without notice. No correspondence will be entered into.
  14. The winner will be notified via email by September 21 2016. The winner must respond to confirm whether they accept their prize within 30 days of the Promoter sending notification. If the prize is unclaimed after this time, it will lapse and the Promoter reserves the right to offer the unclaimed prize to a substitute winner selected in accordance with these rules.
  15. By entering this competition each entrant confirms that his/her entry is their wholly-owned creation and to the extent that such entry makes use of any third party materials that these have been fully cleared unless they are no longer protected by copyright or other intellectual property rights. Entrants will keep the Promoter harmless from any claims in relation to their entry that the entry infringes the personal or proprietary right of any other person. By submitting an entry, each entrant grants to the Promoter a perpetual, royalty-free, non-exclusive licence to edit, publish, translate, modify, adapt, make available and distribute the entry throughout the world in any media now known or hereafter invented. Such distribution of the entry may include but not be limited to publishing some of the entries as a short list on RoughGuides.com and allowing other press outlets to publish them too. Each entrant undertakes to complete any necessary documentation to formalise the licence. If you do not want to grant us these rights, please do not submit materials to us.
  16. To obtain details of the winner please email [email protected] stating the name of the competition in the subject heading 2 weeks after 21 September 2016.
  17. The Promoter will use any data submitted by entrants only for the purposes of running the competition, unless otherwise stated in the entry details. By entering this competition, all entrants consent to the use of their personal data by the Promoter for the purposes of the administration of this competition and any other purposes to which the entrant has consented.
  18. The winners agree to take part in reasonable post event publicity and to the use of their names and photographs in such publicity.
  19. Promoter may disqualify any entrant whose entry does not comply with these terms and conditions (in Promoter’s sole opinion) or who, in Promoter’s sole determination, has acted in a manner that is fraudulent, dishonest or unjust to other entrants including, without limitation, tampering with the operation of the competition, manipulating or rigging votes, hacking, deceiving, cheating or by harassing or threatening other entrants or a representative of Promoter.
  20. By entering the competition each entrant agrees to be bound by these terms and conditions.
  21. The Promoter is Rough Guides Limited 136 Tooley Street, London SE1 2TU.
  22. These terms and conditions are governed in accordance with the laws of England and Wales.

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