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Ujena Jam Cancun Models The overall model winner must submit three images in both categories. The Two Ujena Jam categories are: 1. Ujena Bikini Best Shot Model Challenge - you must be wearing a Ujena Bikini. Each of your three images submitted must be a different Ujena bikini. The focus is the Ujena bikini. 2. Fashion and Glamour Best Shot Model Challenge - you should be wearing something other than a Ujena swimsuit. Make sure nothing is submitted that is beyond PG-15. You do not have to be wearing Ujena fashion. The focus is the model. (No other brand of swimwear can be worn or photographed at the Ujena Jam.)
4. All models and photographers must participate in the Final Shoot Out. 5. All competing models must shot with at least one Ujena staff photographer during event. 6. All competing photographers must shot with at least one Ujena staff model during event. Requirements for images submitted All Images must meet the minimum quality standard to be entered for voting and judging. These standards include: not unique, out of focus, bad lighting, beyond PG-15, wrong category, and not taken at Jam. Images need to be either vertical or horizontal in format and full size.
Ujena Jam Cancun Best Shot Challenge Overall Winners details Ujena Jam Cancun Photographers
How will the Ujena Jam Best Shot Challenge contest work? The look and feel of this contest will be similar to the online Best Shot Challenge. On the deadline of March 17 (noon PST) voting will start. Members will be given 10 points (only one vote per day per person per image) and non members will be given 1 point. Voting will continue until noon (PST) Monday March 28. There will be four image winners per category. Two will be based upon the most number of votes received and two will be selected by the Ujena Jam judges. (The same photographer or model can be selected more than once.) All four winning images will receive additional exposure and $50 Ujena Dollars. A total of $1400 Ujena Dollars will be awarded to the person who posted the image. An overall model and photographer winner will be selected by the judges. There are some requirements that must be accomplished before images can be submitted for voting. Requirements for models and photographers 1. All models and photographers must participate in at least two Photo tours during the Jam. 2. All models and photographers must complete the 5k run/walk OR 10k 3. All photographers must submit full size jpeg images to models they photographed by March 13.
All photographers who meet all the requirements, submitted at least three images in three or more categories will be considered. The Ujena Jam judges will select the winner from this group based on the following criteria. 1. Overall quality of Best Shot images submitted including creativity, lighting, and direction. (No staff models can be submitted. Those can be submitted in the ongoing Online Best Shot Bikini Challenge.) 2. Images taken during the Final Shoot Out at Jam 3. Ujena Jam spirit The winning photographer will be invited to be on staff (all expenses paid) for the next Ujena Jam for five nights. Value is $1500 or more. (If the photographer was already selected at the awards dinner, this would be one additional Ujena Jam staff trip.)
Ujena Jam Cancun Models All models who meet all the requirements, submitted three images in both categories will be considered. The Ujena Jam judges will select the winner from this group based on the following criteria. 1. Overall quality of the Best Shot Images submitted (These images taken by competing photographers. Images taken by staff photographers can be submitted in the ongoing Online Best Shot Bikini Challenge.) 2. Images and style during the Final Shoot Out at Jam 3. Ujena Jam spirit The winning model will be invited to be on staff (all expenses paid) for the next Ujena Jam for five nights. Value is $1500 or more. (If the model was already selected at the awards dinner, this would be one additional Ujena Jam staff trip.)
UjENA JAM Cancun 2011
Model and Photographer Winners Details
submit will be noon (Pacific time) Thursday March 17. The winners will be announced on Ujena Network Tuesday March 29th at noon (Pacific time). Details on how this contest works is below.
At the awards dinner Ujena will be selecting one model and photographer who will be invited to be on staff at the next Ujena Jam* all expenses paid for the five night program. (*Or a Jam within the next year.)
Three unique images can be entered into each category. Photographers must give all models you photograph at least ten full size images by March 13. (If a model does not get images by this date, it must be reported to Ujena by noon (PST) March 14. The photographer will have 24 hours to get images to the model. (Models are making their time available for photographers at no cost and this is what the model gets back in return.)
Winners will be selected based on the following criteria.
Ujena Jam Cancun Photographers
On Site Competition
Ujena Jam Cancun Models 1. Participated in Ujena Jam events and showed a lot of spirit 2. Images taken by a staff photographer at the Jam 3. Pose and style at the Shoot Out 4. Images taken by competing photographers at Shoot Out 5. Completed the 5k run/walk 6. Ujena Network profile 7. Feedback from staff
Ujena Jam Cancun Photographer 1. Participated in Ujena Jam events and showed a lot of spirit. 2. Images taken at the Shoot Out 3. Critique from staff model you photographed 4. Completed the 5k run/walk 5. Ujena Network profile 6. Feedback from staff
Online Competition Best Shot Challenge Details Ujena Jam Competing Photographers and models - All photos must be taken during the nine day program in and around Cancun. Images submitted for judging need to be full size. Photoshop is allowed to improve quality but don't add borders or use special effects. All images must be posted within 10 days after the Jam. The deadline to
The overall photographer winner must submit three images in at least three of the five categories. The Five Ujena Jam categories are: 1. Ujena Bikini Best Shot Challenge your Ujena Jam model must be wearing a Ujena Bikini. Each of your three images submitted must be a different model and bikini. 2. Fashion and Glamour Best Shot Challenge - your Ujena Jam model should be wearing something other than a Ujena swimsuit. Make sure nothing is submitted that is beyond PG-15. Your model does not have to be wearing Ujena fashion. (No other brand of swimwear can be worn or photographed at the Ujena Jam.) 3. Outdoor Photography Best Shot Challenge - these images should not include a model unless she is just a prop. The focus is the outdoors. 4. Sport Photography Best Shot Challenge - these are real images covering the many different sports that will be taking place in the around the Ujena Jam including the fishing tournament, 10k and 5k runs, volleyball, swimming, and golf. The focus is the sport and the person doing it. 5. Ujena Jam Editorial Best Shot Challenge - these are images behind the scenes at all the different events that will be happening in and around the Ujena Jam. The focus is the Ujena Jam.
UjENA JAM Cancun 2011 Events Schedule Sat - Day 1 (Feb 26) 4pm - 6pm Registration 8pm - Opening Night Group Dinner Sun - Day 2 (Feb 27) 6am - Sunrise Open Staff Shoot (Hotel) 11am - 12pm Tips and Advice Workshop (Fashion Photography by Keith McNulty) 12pm - Lunch at Hotel 1pm - 6pm Photo Tour One (Isla Mujeres - 30 minute boat ride) 8:30pm - Group Dinner Free Night Mon - Day 3 (Feb 28) 6am - Sunrise Photo Shoots 2pm - 4pm Registration 4pm - 5pm Tips and Advice Workshop (Photographing Bikinis by Bob Anderson) 8pm - Group Dinner 9pm - 10pm Ujena Meet Up (at Hotel) Free Night Tue - Day 4 (Mar 1) 6am - Sunrise Photo Shoots (Hotel) 8am - Breakfast at Hotel 9am - Sunset Photo Tour Two (Playa de Carmen - 1 hour bus ride from hotel) 12pm - Lunch in Playa de Carmen 1pm - 2pm Tips and Advice Workshop (Editorial photography by Steve Manente) 8:30pm - Dinner at Hotel Free Night Wed - Day 5 (Mar 2) 6am - Sunrise Photo Shoots (Hotel) 2pm - 4pm Registration 4pm - 5pm Tips and Advice Workshop (Bikini Modeling by Trisha Tompkins) 7pm - Orientation 8pm - Group Dinner 9pm - Ujena Meet Up at Hotel 10pm - Welcome Party at Coco Bongo
Thu - Day 6 (Mar 3) 6am - Sunrise Photo Shoots (Hotel) 10:30am - Pool Volleyball at hotel 12pm - Lunch at hotel 1pm - Sunset Photo Tour Three (Location on the Atlantic Ocean) 8pm - Dinner at hotel 9pm - Costume Pre-Party at hotel 10pm - Ujena Costume Party at The City in Downtown Cancun Fri - Day 7 (Mar 4) 6am - Sunrise Photo Shoots (Hotel) 12pm - Lunch at Hotel 1pm - Sunset Photo Tour Four (secret location) 8pm - Group Dinner at the Hotel 9pm - Ujena Meet Up at Hotel Free Night Sat - Day 8 (Mar 5) 6:30 am - Registration for Ujena 10k and Ujena 5k 7:30am - Ujena 10k 9:00am - Ujena Bikini 5k Run/Walk (Required Event) 10:30am - Awards for all three races 12pm - Lunch at hotel 2pm - Ujena Jam Final Shoot Out (required event for all participants) 7pm - Dinner at Hotel 8pm - Clubkini Pre-Party at Hotel 8:30pm - Bus leaves for Clubkini Party in Playa de Carmen 9:30pm - Maxim Clubkini Party at Club Mandala 1:00am - Bus leaves from Clubkini Party back to Hotel Sun - Day 9 (Mar 6) 10am - Ujena Jam Golf Tournament (Hilton Golf Course) 2pm - Ujena Fun Swim Races at Hotel 8:30pm - 10pm - Ujena Jam Awards Dinner Free Night Mon - (Mar 7) - Departures all day
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UjENA Workshops Fashion Photography Learn tips and tricks from the pro. Keith will explain what you need to accomplish in a fashion shoot. Speaker: Keith McNulty (Ujena Staff photographer for over 77 years) Details: 11:00am Feb 27 (Hotel) Photographing Bikinis UjENA CEO and Founder Bob Anderson tells you what you need to know while photographing bikinis. Inside Learn valuable information about shooting for a catalog. Speaker: Bob Anderson (UjENA CEO) Details: 4:00pm Feb 28 (Hotel)
Editorial Photography Get the scoop on shooting an editorial photograph. Speaker: Steve Manente (UIjENA Staff Photographer) Details: 1:00pm Mar 1 (Hotel) Bikini Model Posing You just don't wake up one day and start posing. This workshop is going to show you what to do and how to improve. Speaker: Trisha Tompkins (Ujena staff model) Details: 4:00pm Feb Mar 2 (Hotel)