FCCT Photo Contest 2008

Tuesday, September 09, 2008 jeffrey siy 0 Comments

FCCT (Foreign Correspondents’ Club of Thailand) Photo Contest 2008 is a photojounalism contest open to pro or amateur photographer in Southeast Asia. Photographers stand a chance to Win Canon cameras and printers, vouchers for Thailand resorts, cash prizes, and round trip tickets in Asia. So get those photos ready!

Contest Requirements:
  • Pro or amateur photographer in Southeast Asia
    • Thailand, Indonesia, Vietnam, Myanmar, Laos, Cambodia, Singapore, Malaysia, the Philippines and Brunei
Contest Mechanics:
  1. All photos must be taken in Southeast Asia
  2. Categories:
    • Spot news - for the best photos taken at news events in Asia
    • Feature photography - for the best non-news “feature” photos taken in Asia
    • Photo essay - for the best collection of up to 12 photos on a single topic taken in Asia
    • "Environmental" photography - for the best photos focusing on the environment, climate change, or natural resources in Asia
  3. Submission Specifications:
    • Photos must be submitted on compact disc or DVD
    • 3 MB or greater in size
    • Published or unpublished work taken over the last year
    • Provide your name, a brief biography and full contact information (including phone and email address)
  4. Submit to:
    • The Foreign Correspondents’ Club of Thailand
      Penthouse, Maneeya Center
      518/5 Ploenchit Road, Pathumwan
      Bangkok 10330 Thailand
  5. View complete contest mechanics
Contest Period: Until Oct. 15, 2008

Contest Prize:
  • Photo of the Year
    • Canon EOS SLR camera (with lens kit)
    • $1,000 cash sponsored by Toyota
    • Voucher for a 2 night stay in a luxurious Anantara Pool Villa at the soon to be opened Anantara Phuket Resort & Spa on Mai Kao beach in Thailand
  • First-place winners in each category
    • Canon CP 760 mobile printer
    • $250 cash sponsored by Toyota
    • Vouchers for free dining at The Oriental Hotel in Bangkok
  • Selected winners
    • Round-trip tickets for economy-class air travel in Asia, courtesy of Star Alliance
  • All winners will be recognized in a special edition of FCCT’s quarterly magazine, Dateline

  • Big prizes at stake
  • Recognition for the winners
  • Mail in entries to Bangkok
  • Contest mechanics not that detailed
  • "FCCT and Canon will retain the right to reproduce any photos submitted for the contest in the FCCT gallery, in Dateline magazine, and in other promotional work related to the contest. Prints of the winning photos will be produced by Canon and may be used by FCCT and Canon -- with attribution to the photographer -- for up to one year following the contest."

For more information, log-in at fccthai.com or contact the FCCT at +66 (0)2 652 0580/1 or send an email to info@fccthai.com.