Travel News: Events & Competitions [CLOSED] Smartphone Photo Contest!

[CLOSED] Smartphone Photo Contest!

As part of the 47th Korea Tourism Photo Contest, KTO London is hosting a contest to find the best smartphone photos showcasing the beauty of Korea! To be in with a chance of winning, send up to 5 photos and their location(s) to with the subject line SMARTPHONE PHOTO CONTEST. Please read the terms and conditions below carefully before submitting your photos.

To be considered, the photos must be:
Taken using a smartphone
Taken since January 2017
Taken in Korea (priority will be given to photos taken at regional tourist attractions outside of Seoul)

The contest is open to entries from 16th to 31st July 2019. Winners will be announced on 9th August 2019.

9x Korean souvenirs
1x Samsung Galaxy Tablet
Top 3 photos will also be submitted to KTO head office as part of the main tourism photo contest for the chance to win a round-trip ticket to Korea.

Terms & Conditions:

  • No purchase is necessary to participate in this event
  • Closing date for entries is 31st July 2019
  • The prize winners will be selected from valid entries within the given period above and winners will be notified by email
  • If a prize remains unclaimed after 1 week of the notifications being sent then the prize will be forfeit
  • The prize is 9x Korean souvenirs and 1x Samsung Galaxy Tablet
  • Top 3 photos will also be submitted to international contest
  • All entrants must be resident in the UK, Ireland, Denmark, Finland, Sweden or Norway
  • Limited to one entry per person of up to 5 photos
  • The prize is not transferable and there is no cash alternative
  • Failure to comply with any of these terms will result in forfeiting the prize
  • Employees of the Korea Tourism Organization and any companies associated with this competition are excluded from entering
  • The Korea Tourism Organization reserves the right to withdraw or extend the time periods and notification dates for this event at any time
  • Organised by Korea Tourism Organization, 3rd Floor, New Zealand House, 80 Haymarket, London SW1Y 4TE & Korea Tourism Organization, 10 Segye-ro, Wonju-si, Gangwon-do 26464, Rep. of Korea

In the event of your photo being selected for the international contest:

  • We will ask for your consent before submitting
  • The photographer agrees to waive property rights (including rights of derivative works) upon being awarded. The KTO assumes full ownership of awarded entries, and may use images in any shape or form for promotion, publication, distribution to a third party, and other purposes. Entries will be made available for free download on KTO’s Photo Gallery under KOGL (Korea Open Government License) Type 1*
    KOGL Type 1: “User can freely use public work regardless of its commercial use without fee, and can change it to create secondary work.”
  • All entries must have acquired any and all necessary copyright laws and/or rights pertaining usage of photos. Entrant shall bear sole and exclusive responsibility for consequences arising from infringement of such rights and laws
  • If person(s) in picture is identifiable, entrant will be requested (through individual contact: tentative) to download and submit “Photo Portrait Release Agreement” for all identifiable individuals in picture. (Photo Portrait Release Agreement is available for download in the KTO website, and entries without release agreements will be omitted from judging

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