Seeking student submissions for Berryhill Photo Competition

The deadline to submit photos for this year's Berryhill Photo Competition is March 16. Winners will be announced on March 27. Note that the photo submitted must have been taken since enrolling at UNC School of Medicine or must be medically related.

Picture ideas include: Travel, life at the UNC School of Medicine (local service, student organization activities, etc.) and life at UNC (campus shots, sports games, etc.).

Submission instructions:

Email your submissions to the Student Affairs email address, uncmedstudentaffairs@gmail.com. Please do not send Facebook derived photos or any other compressed version. Original copies only.  The Student Affairs Committee will take care of printing and framing the winning photos. Photos must be in a .jpeg or .jpg format and must be a minimum of 200 dpi at 8 x 10 inches (Minimum Resolution = 2000x1600). It is recommended but not required that photos be submitted pre-cropped to an 8 x 10 ratio. Each contestant is allowed to submit up to three photos.

With each photo please include a Photo Title, a Photo Caption (maximum 50 words) and the name of the photographer or UNC student in the photo. In writing your caption, you may include inspiration for the photo, location, your personal relation to the photo, activity description, etc. Please feel free to read the captions in Berryhill from last year’s winners for an example.

From submissions, a total of 10 photos (including one overall winner) will be selected to be displayed in Berryhill Lounge.

The judging panel will consist of UNC SOM faculty and staff and Whitehead Medical Society Officers.

The deadline for photo submissions is March 16th and the day of unveiling the photo winners March 27th!

Additional Rules and Regulations:

Each photograph, in its entirety, must be a single work of original material taken by or including the Contest entrant. By entering the Contest, entrant represents, acknowledges, and warrants that the submitted photograph is an original work created solely by the entrant or the entrant has written permission from the photographer, that the photograph does not infringe on the copyrights, trademarks, moral rights, rights of privacy/publicity or intellectual property rights of any person or entity, and that no other party has any right, title, claim, or interest in the photograph.

The photograph must not, in the sole and unfettered discretion of the Sponsor, contain obscene, provocative, defamatory, sexually explicit, or otherwise objectionable or inappropriate content.

By entering the contest, entrants grant UNC SOM a royalty-free, worldwide, perpetual, non-exclusive license to display, distribute, reproduce and create derivative works of the entries, in whole or in part, in any media now existing or subsequently developed, for any educational, promotional, publicity, exhibition, archival, scholarly and all other standard UNC SOM purposes. Any photograph reproduced will include a photographer credit as feasible. UNC SOM will not be required to pay any additional consideration or seek any additional approval in connection with such uses.



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