PHOTO COMPETITION FAQs

Do I give up ownership of my photos when I submit them?

Contestants waive property rights upon submission. RTPC/SUHI assumes full ownership of submitted pictures and may use the image in any shape or form, for promotions and other purposes, but picture credit will always go to the entrant.

Why do I see photos multiple times when voting?

The contest is constantly balancing to make sure that photos are all viewed an equal number of times. The system doesn’t track which photos each individual voter has seen, so as it balances, there is a chance that you’ll see the same photo more than once. This is normal.

Can I put the same photo into multiple categories?

Each photo can be submitted once. Pick the category that you feel best suits your photo!

Can I enter photos that I second shot at a Festival Celebration?

It is your responsibility to confirm with the primary shooter that you have the permission to submit those photos to the photo competition.

Can I enter a photo that is digitally enhanced?

Photos that are heavily, digitally altered are not allowed

What are the chances I will see my photo?

With hundreds of thousands of photos submitted, the odds of seeing one of your own photos will require doing search by using the “Search” functionality available at the Photo Competition section.

What if I submit my photo in the wrong category?

Each photo is verified prior to being accepted into the contest… If you submit your photos early on in the submission process, your chances of being able to resubmit into the correct category is greater.

How can I see the photos I submitted?

Head over to https://rtpc.romaroxresources.com/photo-competition. ALSO, you can see how many times your photos have been favorited!

where do I vote?

Head over to https://rtpc.romaroxresources.com/photo-competition, click on your favourite photo and hit LOVE icon to cast your vote

How do I register and submit my Photos?

Head over to https://rtpc.romaroxresources.com/photo-competition. Click on Upload, You will need to pay ₦5000 for each pictures you upload in the competition upon registration, to have a chance to enter the competition.

Do the submitted photos have to be from this year?

Photos do not need to have been taken in 2017 or whatever year, but photos submitted in previous Romarox Tourism Photo Competition are not allowed to be resubmitted.

Can my business partner or second shooter submit photos too?

Each individual photographer can submit photos that they have personally captured.

Can I submit very similar photos into the same category?

We encourage people to submit photos unique from one another. If similar photos (i.e. minor angle changes, different crops/edits) place in the top 10, the top one will place. The rest will not be eligible to place.

Can I submit all my photos in one category?

Feel free to submit your 21 entries into any category or a combination of categories that you choose!

When voting if I see a photo that shouldn’t be in that category, what do I do?

Don’t worry about it 🙂 Some incorrectly submitted photos sneak through. They’ll get voted out and go away as the rounds go on.

What if I don’t want to vote for any of the photos in the grouping?

We encourage you to pick your favorite out of the four displayed photos.

If my photo is disqualified will I be notified before voting?

If your photo is disqualified, we make every effort to make you aware of its disqualification and the reason.

Where do I find my favorites?

Head over to https://rtpc.romaroxresources.com/photo-competition. Login to see your favourites.

How does the contest algorithm work?

During voting, the contest displays a random set of grids of photos from it’s respective categories. And are paginated. Each photo is in 48 different “sets”. Some categories had WAY more photos submitted than others, so the chances are, you’ll see more “sets” pop up to vote on from those categories. (i.e. More “Special Scenery”, “Monuments”, and “Natural Wonders” photos and less “Ecosystem”, Legendary Materials/Iconic Humans”, and “Festivals & History”). You can trust that it’s set up to keep everything fair! Every new round that we go into, new “Sets” are generated, and so every photo that moves on, gets matched up with NEW photos from that category.