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Photo contest "Shared Summer"

July 2011

Business Park Sofia is offering everyone going to the seaside, the mountain, on a trip, or anywhere else this summer an opportunity to share their memories by taking part in a photo contest entitled “Shared Summer”. The authors of the best photos will receive gifts from BPS and the special media partner of the contest, the National Geographic Bulgaria magazine.


Official contest rules


Who can enter?

The contest is open to all employees of companies tenant in Business Park Sofia, except for employees of Arco Real Estate Management and any subcontractors of the company involved in BPS maintenance, as well their families.



The Shared Summer photo competition starts on 10 July 2011 and ends on 31 August 2011. By submitting their materials for the contest, all entrants accept and guarantee that they meet the terms and requirements thereof.


Submissions and categories

The contest has two categories, People and Nature, and anyone willing to enter, must send one of their photos for either of them to: gvladeva@arcocapital.com. All photos must have titles and a short accompanying description detailing the intent of the author. Photos must also be accompanied by a completed application form, which is available HERE.

The persons submitting the photos certify that they are the holders of any copyright of the submitted photos. Photos without ownership, as well as the people sending such photos, will proceed to the contest. By submitting a photo, you agree for your photos to be published in hard copy and electronically.


Photo requirements

•             The image size must be approximately 600 х 400 pixels

•             Images must be saved as a .jpg image

•             Images must be made this summer



This is a 1-round competition where each category is judged independently. A panel of judges consisting of experts from the National Geographic Bulgaria magazine (the Panel) will review and rate all photos admitted into the competition based on the following criteria (the Assessment Criteria):

•             Creativity 50%

•             Technical quality 50%


In the event of an equal rating accorded, only the photos with equal rating will be reevaluated by the Panel. Where the scores are still equal following the reevaluation, the photo with the highest creativity rating will be deemed to have won the Contest.


Winning photos

People and Nature categories:

1st place: a camera

2nd place: a voucher from Orange Center

3rd place: The ”1000 Events That Shaped the World” series of National Geographic Bulgaria magazine.


PLEASE SEND PHOTOS TO gvladeva@arcocapital.com no later than 31 August 2011.