International Desertification Photo Contest

International Desertification Photo Contest 2015

Last date to apply

October 01, 2015

About International Desertification Photo Contest

  • International Desertification Photo Contest is being organized by Ministry of Forestry and Water Affairs, Republic of Turkey in association with United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD).
  • International Desertification Photo Contest is open for citizen of all nationalities and irrespective of their level of proficiency in photography.
  • The participation to the International Desertification Photo Contest is free of cost and submissions are to be made online.
  • The timeline of the International Desertification Photo Contest is as follows:

Event

Date

Submission Ends

October 01, 2015

Jury Selection Process

October 05, 2015

Result Announcement Date

October 09, 2015

Exhibition Opening and Award Ceremony

October 20, 2015

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International Desertification Photo Contest Eligibility Criteria

Gender Both
Region Global
Class/ Age Open for All    
Details
  • Nationality: People of any nationality can apply for this photo contest.
  • 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 members and PAFT representatives.

International Desertification Photo Contest Reward

International Desertification Photo Contest Rewards

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

  • First Prize: FIAP Gold Medal and cash prize of 1300 USD.
  • Second Prize: FIAP Silver Medal along with cash prize of 900 USD.
  • Third Prize: FIAP Bronze Medal along with cash prize of 500 USD
  • FIPA Special Mentions: FIPA will give Special Mentions to 10 candidates and they will get 180 USD each.
  • PAFT Special Mansion
  • Exhibition: A maximum 50 photographs will be selected for Exhibition and get cash benefit of 40 USD each.
  • FIAP Best Photographer Award: This award will be given to the candidate who is most awarded and exhibited photographer.

International Desertification Photo Contest Application form and Process

International Desertification Photo Contest Application Process

The application process of International Desertification Photo Contest will be completely online and the details of application process are as follow:

  • Mode of Application: Theapplications along with the entries for the contest are to be submitted online. >> Click here to register for International Desertification Photo 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 contest will be held in one “Free” category.
    • Number of Entries: Eachparticipantcan submit up to 4 entries to each category.
    • Photo Manipulation: Editing or enhancing thephotograph using software such as Photoshop etc. will lead to the disqualification of the entry.
  • Submission of the 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 >.

International Desertification Photo Contest Selection Process

International Desertification Photo Contest Selection Process

  • Result: The information regarding that result will be made on October 09, 2015 on the website of Ministry of Forestry and Water Affairs.

International Desertification Photo Contest Address

Fevzi Çakmak 1 Sokak No: 22 /2 Kızılay – Ankara /TURKEY

International Desertification Photo Contest Contact Details

Ilker SAHIN
Telephone: 0312 230 46 16
E-mail: info@fsk.org.tr      

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Ministry of Forestry and Water Affairs, Republic of Turkey  in association with UNCCD

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