The Fifth Kanazawa University Photo Contest

The Fifth Kanazawa University Photo Contest (>日本語)



Guidelines for Submission


Photographs taken at your favorite location or scenery in Kanazawa University.
e.g.) campus landscape, classroom scenes, afterschool activities and so on.


– Current and former Kanazawa University student
– Parents and guardians of the current Kanazawa University students
– Faculty and staff of Kanazawa University

Application Period – Monday, July 24, 2017 to Friday, November 24, 2017

・Grand Prize (one person):10,000yen bookstore gift certificate
・Performance Award (one person): 5,000yen bookstore gift certificate
・3rd Place Award (one person): 3,000yen bookstore gift certificate
・Idea Award (two people): 1,000yen bookstore gift certificate

Contest Rules

・Up to 5 photographs per person.
・The photograph must not be processed, synthesized or be a set of photos.
・We accept only unpublished photographs.
・The permission for usage of portrait must be gotten from each person in the photograph before submission.
・Mobile phone, digital camera, or any other type of camera can be used to take the photograph.
・The submitted photograph may be used in print, on a website or any electronics media.

How to Apply

・Send photographs by email to the address at the end of this Guidelines.(You can use File Transfer Service. →

・The email attachments must not exceed 5 MB in total and must be in JPG file format.
・The email message must include the following.
 1. The date you took the photograph.
 2. The title you took the photograph.(in 10 words or less)
 3. The reason you took the photograph.(in 30 words or less)
  ※Please let us know which comment applies to which photograph.
 4. Your occupation
 5. Your full name
 6. Your email address

Where to send the email and photographs

※The email attachments must not exceed 5 MB.


・Koetsu Yamazaki (President)
・Shigeki Ohtake (Vice President, Trustee (Liberal Arts))
・Kyoko Ojima (Advisor to the President (Student Recruitment and Public Relations and Strategy) / The Head of the Student Recruitment Committee)
・Kumiko Kitamura (Chief, Public Relations Office)
・Taisei Honma (Student, Vice President of Kanazawa University Photo Club)

Announcement of the Result The result will be announced in late December on Kanazawa University's web site.
Copyright and the Right of Use

・Applicants retain the copyright for the content submitted.
・Kanazawa University will take the right of use of the submitted photographs.
・Kanazawa University reserves the right to the use of the submitted photographs.
(The use of the photograph will be limited to those who submit a written application to Kanazawa University beforehand and are granted permission.)
・Applicants agree to waive the moral right to the submitted photograph in regard to the use by those who are granted permission by Kanazawa University.

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