Fotograf Yarışmalar







“UFSD 5th International Photography Competition” is organizing by International Art Photography Association (UFSD) and it is under the responsibility of UFSD.




Competition is in “OPEN” category (digital) and one section. (Color, Black & White or Monochrome).


The salon is open to all photographers worldwide, amateurs and professionals, except members of the exhibition committee, jury members and representative of Turkish Art Photography Federation.

Last date for to send works is 26th November 2016 (23.55 – Turkey Time). Entrants must upload the images from the website on “Contests” section.

 Each image must have a title.

Do not use the characters and letters below during to give titles to your images;

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For example: çiçek?, pencereler*!, İğne …

 By submitting an entry, the entrant certifies the work as his own. Images totally created by using computer software or images without any photographic content will be disqualified. Notifications will be sent by e-mail only. If participants violate the competition conditions, their awards will be cancelled. The award is not replaced with a new one and the ranking and award will be left empty. The participant declares and accepts that any legal issues about his/her photos will be under his/her responsibility. The participant declares and confirms that the work sent for contest is completely his/her own and all permissions are granted & completed. If the participant fails to fulfill these requirements - even he/she wins - the award or title will be taken back from him/her. If the participant submits a copyright which does not belong to him/her, executes any alterations or changes on the photo that does not belong to him/her to mislead the jury, the participant will be restricted from entering competitions for a year according to the TFSF (Photographic Arts Federation of Turkey) rules. If the participant breaks the rules again, he/she will be restricted from all contests approved under TFSF patronage for an indefinite period. FIAP will be informed about the situation. The participants, who are in the list of limitation decision according to TFSF (Photographic Arts Federation of Turkey) rules clarified above and are at FIAP’s Red List, cannot participate to this contest. The participants declare and confirm all permissions are taken by them and whole responsibility belongs to them in case of any kind of conflict or disagreement. UFSD will not be held responsible for any conflicts or disagreements. With the sole act of submitting his/her images or files to a salon under  FIAP Patronage, the entrant accepts without exception and with no objection that the submitted images can be investigated by FIAP to establish if these obey to FIAP regulations and definitions even if the entrant is not a member of FIAP; that FIAP will use any means at its disposal for this undertaking; that any refusal to cooperate with FIAP or any refusal to submit the original files as captured by the camera, or failure to provide sufficient evidence, will be sanctioned by FIAP and that in case of sanctions following the non compliance with FIAP regulations, the name of the entrant will be released in any form useful to inform the breaches of the rules. It is recommended to leave the EXIF data in the submitted files intact in order to ease eventual investigations.

An entrant’s four images will be distributed throughout four rounds of judging in that section.

A member of TFSF will be on charge during the organization.

TFSF (PAFT) will not be responsible for the damage or lost of images during uploading the images.

The Photo Travel Division (PTD) PSA-Photographic Society of America

The definition of PTD as follows:

A Photo Travel image expresses the characteristic features or culture of a land as they are found naturally. There are no geographic limitations. Images from events or activities arranged specifically for photography, or of subjects directed or hired for photography are not appropriate. Close up pictures of people or objects must include features that provide information about the environment. Techniques that add, relocate, replace or remove any element of the original image, except by cropping, are not permitted. The only allowable adjustments are removal of dust or digital noise, restoration of the appearance of the original scene, and complete conversion to greyscale monochrome. Other derivations, including infrared, are not permitted. All allowed adjustments must appear natural.


The images must be in Jpeg format. The required maximum long side must be 1920 pixels also short side must be 1080 pixels. Bigger images are unacceptable. Resolution must be 300 dpi. The images must be frameless and there must not be a signature or a signal or date on the images. Maksimum size of each image must be less then 3,5 MB. Maximum of 4 images may be submitted for each category. Jury assestment’s will be on LED TV 42 inches. Uploaded images must be without frame and can not include any sign, remark or date exc. on them. Authors must fill in the entry form completly.



Results of judging, awarded and accepted images will be announced to participants by sending e-mail to their e-mail addresses. Results will be published on and addresses. Awarded photographs will bepublished on web site and also social media accounts (facebook, instagram, twitter) of TFSF (PAFT). Also will be published on TFSF Almanac 2016. A copy of awarded and accepted photographs will taken to the archive of UFSD.

Notification will be sent by e-mail and you can download from competition website. Web catalog link will be sent to all participants by e-mail. All awards also will be sent by post. Organizer will take all possibilities care handling the e-mail, awards. However, we assume no responsability for damages and loses during shipment.



The Entry Form must be filled on website Any other form of entries (e.g. emails, CD or prints) will not be accepted. A list of the entries received will be published on the salon Web Site. Please check the Status list for your entries on the Web Site about 1-2 days after sending.

You can see your name after you paid entry fee.




FIAP Gold Medal, FIAP Silver Medal, FIAP Bronze Medal

FIAP Mentions ( 6 )

GPU Gold Medal, GPU Silver Medal, GPU Bronze Medal

GPU Mentions (6)

SİLLE SANAT SARAYI Gold Medal, Silver Medal, Bronze Medal

SİLLE SANAT SARAYI Mentions (6 Pieces)

ICS Medal (3 Pieces)

ICS Mention (3 Adet)

IAAP - Gold Medal, Silver Medal, Bronze Medal

IAAP Mentions ( 6 pieces)

TFSF Special Award (Just for one category)

UFSD Special Award

UFSD Mentions (6 Adet)

UFSD Jury Special Award 

UFSD Best Portrait Photography Award

UFSD Best Nature Photography Award

UFSD Best Macro Photography Award

UFSD Best Creative Photography Award

UFSD Best Architecture Photography Award

UFSD Best Landscape Photography Award

FIAP Best Author Award

Mersin Olba Fotoğraf Derneği ( MOF) Special Award

Acceptances : Maximum %30



- Mrs. Şadiye YILMAZ – SSS/R, GPU Aphrodite

e-posta :



Adem AĞUŞ              (AFIAP) Isparta Sanat ve Fotoğraf Derneği - ISFODER -TR

Cafer Gürsel YAMAN      Alanya Fotoğraf Sanatı Derneği – AFSAK - TR

Özlem Gün BİNGÖL       (AFIAP) İstanbul Fotoğraf Sanatı Kurumu – İFSAK - TR

Turan SEZER             (EFIAP) Mersin Fotoğraf Derneği – MFD - TR

Ufuk İŞLEKER            (AFIAP) Karaman Fotoğraf Sanatı Derneği – KARFOT - R

(Jury meeting will be done at least three members.)

 TFSF Representative: Yunus TOPAL

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