With the assistance of:

REGULATIONS Photovacation 2016

Sixth International Digital Photo Salon



Terms of participation:
Professionals and amateurs worldwide can participatein this competition.

Four sections:

  • Open
  • Landscape
  • Nude photography  
  • EXTRAordinary photography

The EXTRAordinary photography section is new to this year’s edition of the salon. It is designed to collect photography created by the EXTRAordinary efforts of the authors to create them. The main criteria of judging this section will be the authors creativity and originality.

Participants can produce up to 4 images per section.

This is a digital Salon. The images may be sent two ways:

To:  www.photovacation.org

The file should be:

In JPG compression, RGB 30/40 cm., 250 dpi (recommended, not obligatory)

No frames or signatures are allowed

Files bigger than 8 MB or smaller than 1,5 MB will not be accepted


On a single CD(the CD will not be returned).

The images should be in original resolution JPG compression

No frames or signatures are allowed

Files smaller than 1,5 MB will not be accepted

The CD should be send together with a filled in entry form.

Participation fee:
Entry fee: 20 EU or 25 USD for single participant (for 1, 2 or 3 sections) and 100 EU for group participation of 5 to 10 people


Cheques are not accepted. Entries without entry fee will not be judged.

Payment methods:

·       PayPal

·       The fee can be send by classic mail

·       Bank transfer



·       FIAPBest Author Award + Photovacation in Bulgaria in 2017

*Participation in an 8 day festival of photography in Bulgaria in the beginning of September. The award includes 8 overnights and festival expenses for two covered. The award does not include the transportation to Bulgaria.


·       FIAP Gold, Silver and Bronze medals and honourable mentions for each separate section.

·       Bulgarian Academy of Photography GOLD Medal for each separate section



The authors of the selected works will receive CD catalogues.


  • Entry Deadline: 14.08.2016
  • Judging:04.09.2016
  • Notification: 20.09.2016
  • Exhibition opening and awarding: 14.10.2016
  • Catalogue sending: 23.10.2016


1.     Ivaylo Sakelariev, Bulgaria – CHAIRMAN

2.     Nadezhda Shipkova AFIAP, Bulgaria

3.     Rasa Milojevich, MF FSS / EFIAP / EsFIAP, Serbia

4.     Cesar Sommer, Switzerland

5.     Ivaylo Petrov, Bulgaria

The exhibition will be displayed at other forums as well.
A filled-in Entry form must accompanythe CDand the entry fee(in case there is no onlineregistration on:www.photovacation.org)
Organizers keep the right to use admitted works for non-commercial aims for popularizing Photovacation 2013.

Send your CD at the followingaddress:(download entry form)
1504 Sofia, P.B. 7 – Bulgaria


register online

+359 888 81 22 84