Photography Contest

 

ENTRY LEVELS  :

  • Beginner’s Level
  1. Nature Photography: In nature photography, participants are invited to submit photos related to flora, fauna and landscape.
  2. Mobile phone: Participants can click anything related to nature, including macro, abstract, landscape etc. to highlight their creativity and photographic skills.
  • Professional Level
  1. Nature Photography: In nature photography, participants are invited to submit photos related to flora, fauna and landscape.
  2. Mobile phone: This category is open for all students with valid ID card with age limit of maximum 25 years. Participants can click anything related to nature, including macro, abstract, landscape etc. to highlight their creativity and photographic skills.
  3. Macro: Macro photography category invites photographs which highlight objects unfolding the tiny world of nature.
  4. Abstract: Abstract photography entries should bring out shapes, colors, patterns, etc. of the natural world. The sky is not the limit!
  5. Landscape : Landscape photographyshould involve the presence of nature and the elements.
  • Prakruti 8 Facebook Photo Contest :

This is a quite challenging field of photography and photos taken outdoors and devoted to displaying natural elements such as wildlife, insects, plants, and close-ups of nature’s intricate patterns and textures are invited. Participants need to send EXIF details along with photograph and even send a short story of up to 300 words about how the photo was clicked . (**see instruction below)

  • On the spot photography:

Photographers can show their creativity and photographic skills on the spot.  Photographers are given 60 minutes to photograph based on the theme – Nature festival.  Photographs can be in people, candid moments, festival in action etc. Photographic location is limited to Bhavan’s Campus, Andheri (West).  They should be in .JPG format.  Selected images may be displayed on the projector.  (***see instructions below)

Kindly note: Judges reserve the right to recommend withholding of any prize, if in their opinion such prize is not justified. In case of any decision taken by judge/judges regarding prizes of photo graphs the decision of the judge/judges will be final and binding to all concerned. In case of display of photographs, the decision of the organizers will be final and binding to all those concerned.

Instructions-

**For ‘Open photo contest- (Facebook)

  1. Just 1 photograph per participants related to nature and wildlife is allowed.
  2. To register and submit photos click on the link below

www.facebook.com/groups/prakruti16photography

***For ‘On the Spot’ category:

  1. Participants should report strictly before 11:00 am.
  2. The competition will commence at 12:00 pm sharp and will get over at 1:00 pm. Photographs shot within Bhavan’s Campus during this one hour will be considered.
  3. Prizes will be announced on closing ceremony of the event.
Kindly note:

Judges reserve the right to recommend withholding of any prize, if in their opinion such prize is not justified. In case of any decision taken by judge/judges regarding prizes of photo graphs the decision of the judge/judges will be final and binding to all concerned. In case of display of photographs, the decision of the organizers will be final and binding to all those concerned.

Last date of registration:- 5th January, 2018

Last date of submission:- 7th January, 2018

Prizes

1st Prize2nd Prize
Category 1 (Facebook Photo Contest)Grip Strap for Camera SD card
Category 2 (On The Spot Photography)Manali Camp
Category 3 (Nature Photography)Digital Tripod Wildlife Book
Category 4 (Mobile phone)BNHS Annual Membership Selfie stick
Category 5 (Macro)BNHS Annual membershipWildlife Book
Category 6 (Abstract)BNHS Annual membershipWildlife Book
Kindly Note

The prizes should be collected by the winners within a period of 2 months.

Guidelines

Online Submission
  1. Photographs should be sent to the E-Mail ID: prakrutiphotocontest@gmail.com
  2. Photographs (digital files) should be of minimum 1MB size and not more than 20 MB and should be in .JPG format.
  3. A caption and small story of 3 lines is welcome along with each photograph.
  4. Competition is open for all.
  5. An individual can not participate through both entry levels.
  6. Entry Level : Beginners

Professional

  1. Colour prints will be developed at cost of INR 50/- per photograph for beginners and INR 75/- per photography for Professional. The texture can either be matt or glossy.
  2. The photograph size for Beginner’s Level is 8X12 inch and for Pro is 12X18
  3. An individual can participate in all categories.
  4. Participants can submit a maximum of 4 photographs in each category.
  5. Photographs should be clear enough to obtain print.
  6. All entries must bear the Name, Age, Address, E-mail ID and Phone No. of the participant. Each entry should be numbered and should indicate the category for which it is sent along with the age group of the participant.
  7. The entry fees shall be INR 50/- photograph, per participant (Non-refundable).
  8. All original images must have been taken by photographer, whatever photographic medium is used. Any manipulation or modification to the original image may be limited to minor retouching of blemishes, spots, etc. and must not alter the original image.
  9. All possible care for photograph will be exercised but no liability will be accepted for loss or damage. No claim or compensation in any form will be entertained by the organizers.
  10. The judges reserve the rights to recommend withholding of any prize if in their opinion such prize is not justified. The decision of judges will be final and binding to all concerned.
  11. Unless otherwise specified, the organizers reserve the right to reproduce any of the entries in the press and /or catalogue without payment in any form.
  12. Selected entries may be used by Bhavan’s Nature and Adventure Centre (with due credits to the photographer) for educational purposes in any form (audio-visual, frame, photo exhibition, literature, booklet etc.)
  13. Selected entries will be put up on 19th, 20th and 21st Jan, 2018 at “Prakruti-8”, Bhavan’s Nature Festival, Bhavan’s Campus, Andheri (W).
  14. Last date of registration is 5th January, 2018 and last date for submission of photographs is 7th January, 2018 – 23:59 IST.
offline submission
Facebook Photo Contest
  1. Post your own photographs
  2. Admin may ask for original photos via E-mail: prakrutiphotocontest@gmail.com
  3. Photos clicked through any cameras are allowed
  4. Post processing is limited to minor retouching of blemishes spots so that original content is not manipulated.
  5. Members are allowed to post only single image with proper caption and a short story about how the picture was taken up to 300 words
  6. Posting Format for entry in ‘Prakruti Photo Contest’ Group is :

Caption

EXIF

Title

Device

Location

#Prakruti #BNAC

  1. Improper posting format will be deleted by admins.
  2. Strictly no Selfies, No sharing of links or Advertisement of pages
  3. Language of communication in group is English
  4. Photo entry should be related to nature.
  5. If not followed rule the member will be removed and he/she can go under investigation, along with warning and some penalty