ADAF 3rd International Photography Contest

AFAD 3rd International Photography Contest

Last date to apply

September 14, 2015

About AFAD 3rd International Photography Contest

  • Adana Amateur Photographers Society (AFAD) invites photographers from all around the world to take part in their 3rd International Photography Contest.
  • The AFAD 3rd International Photography Contest is open for professional as well as amateur photographers.
  • The interested candidates can submit their entries to any of the four categories of the contest, which are:
    • Print (Open)
    • Open Color
    • Open Monochrome
    • Digital Experimental
  • The participant are required to pay an entry fee of 20 USD (Approx. 1400 INR) and 35 USD (Approx. 2400 INR) if they want to participate in all categories.
  • The theme of the photography contest is Fight against land degradation, desertification and drought.The winners will get various prizes from Adana Amateur Photographers Society (AFAD).
  • The timeline of the AFAD 3rd International Photography Contest:

Event

Date

Submission Ends

September 14, 2015

Jury Selection Process

September 19-20, 2015

Result Announcement Date

September 27, 2015

Exhibition Opening and Award Ceremony

October/December, 2015

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AFAD 3rd International Photography Contest Eligibility Criteria

Gender Both
Region Global
Class/ Age Open for All
Details
  • Nationality: The participants of AFAD 3rd International Photography Contest can be of any nationality.
  • Proficiency: The contest is open for all photographers irrespective of their level of proficiency i.e. amateur or professional.  

Not Eligible for the Contest

  • The contest is not open for the members of Organization Committee, Jury and the TFSF representative.

AFAD 3rd International Photography Contest Reward

AFAD 3rd International Photography Contest Rewards

The candidates selected as the winner of the International Desertification Photo Contest will get the following benefits:

  • First Prize: The winner of the First prize will get a FIAP Gold Medal.
  • Second Prize: FIAP Silver Medal will be given to the winner of Second Prize.
  • Third Prize: The third prize winner will get FIAP Bronze Medal.
  • Honorable Mentions: 6 participants will get FIAP Mention.
  • AFAD Mehmet Baltacı Special Award (only for open color section),
  • TFSF Special Award (only for print section),
  • Acceptance:  For every section 8 to 25 percent of all the images participating.
  • Best photographer of the contest: The photographer who has the most acceptances and awards will be awarded with Best Photographer.

AFAD 3rd International Photography Contest Application form and Process

AFAD 3rd International Photography Contest Application Process

The application process of AFAD 3rd International Photography Contest will be completely online and the details of application process are as follow:

  • Mode of Application: The applications along with the entries for the contest are to be submitted online. >> Click here to register for AFAD 3rd International Photography Contest.
  • Specification of the Photographs: The details related to the photographs, Themes etc. are as follow:
    • Subject: Fight against land degradation, desertification and drought.
    • Category: The entries can be submitted in any of the four categories:
      • Print>P (Open)
      • Open Color > OC
      • Open Monochrome > OM
      • Digital Experimental > DE
    • Number of Entries: Eachparticipantcan submit up to 4 entries to each category.
    • Photo Manipulation: Editing or enhancing the photograph using software such as Photoshop etc. will lead to the disqualification of the entry.
  • Entry Fee: In order tomake application for the International Desertification Photo Contest applicants should make payment of 20 USD (Approx. 1400 INR) and every additional section will be 5 USD (Approx. 35o INR)
    • If a candidate is willing to apply for all categories than a payment of 35 USD (Approx. 2400 INR) is to be made.

Submission of the Entries

  • For Online Entries: In order to complete the submission of the entries the photos must be according to the following timelines:
    • Format: JPG/JPEG
    • Compression quality: 8-12
    • Size: between 2-4 Mb.
    • There should be no name, signature, logo, dates of entrants on the photo.
    • Naming:The name of the file should be done in 4 sections and should have maximum 31 characters:

<Country Code><First 5 letter of candidate’s name><Category: OC for Open Color><Number of photograph>_<Name of Photograph> Example: INheenaDO2_brio: Country code for India<IN>, First 5 letter of candidate’s name <Heena>, Category <OC>, Number of photograph <2>_ Name of Photograph < brio >.

  • For Print Entries: The Prints are to be sent without frames or margins. The maximum length of any side of photograph needs to be 30 cm and the name, surname, address, titles of the photos with order “1/4, 2/4”should be written on the back of the entries.The entries are to be sent to:

AFAD-ADANA FOTOĞRAF AMATÖRLERİ DERNEĞİ
Tuba ÇOLAK
Kasım Gülek Fotoğraf Sanat Galerisi
Ziyapaşa Mah. 67087 Sokak Saadet Apt. No: 45/A 01140 Seyhan Adana / Türkiye

AFAD 3rd International Photography Contest Selection Process

AFAD 3rd International Photography Contest

  • Result: The winner of the contest will be notified by email on or after September 27, 2015.  

AFAD 3rd International Photography Contest Address

AFAD-ADANA FOTOĞRAF AMATÖRLERİ DERNEĞİ
Tuba ÇOLAK
Kasım Gülek Fotoğraf Sanat Galerisi
Ziyapaşa Mah. 67087 Sokak Saadet Apt. No: 45/A 01140 Seyhan Adana / Türkiye

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