Asia Without Borders 2009

Monday, January 26, 2009 jeffrey siy 0 Comments

What do you do to a photograph you took that was absolutely breathtaking? Submit it to Asia Without Borders 2009 Photo Competition! Your striking image of Asia’s land, people, architecture or wildlife could just Win you a brand new 1 x CanonEOS 5D MK II. No hurries because deadline of entries is still on September 2009.



Contest Requirements:
  • Open to entrants of all skill levels
Contest Mechanics:
  1. TOPICS
    • FACES OF THE EARTH
      The mountains, jungles, forests and seas of Asia are unique in the world. Images that capture Asia’s physical beauty and sense of place.
    • FACES OF ASIA
      From ancient tribes to modern city dwellers, intimate and evocative portraits of people at work and play
    • FACES OF THE WILD
      Whether deep on a reef wall or deep in a rainforest, portraits of the planet’s creatures, big and small.
  2. YOUNG PHOTOGRAPHER'S CATEGORIES
    • FACES OF FREEDOM
      Abstract images of animals, people and places of Asia. From the Lomo to the Ixus, let your imagination and creativity loose! Limited to individuals 21-years-old and below as of 30 September, 2009.
  3. Entries must be saved in RGB jpeg format at a size of 14” (about 35cm) in the longest dimension (regardless of whether it is a portrait or landscape image) with at least 300dpi in resolution.
  4. Save each category separately on a CD/DVD, making sure to write or label your name and email address on the disc itself (not the cover!).
  5. Labelling Your Images - Name each jpg file according to the following template:
    • Category_LastName_FirstName_Entry#.jpg
    • Example: The Land_Smith_John_01.jpg
  6. Photograph manipulation is limited to:
    • Tonal corrections and colour corrections (no dodging/burning allowed);
    • Moderate sharpening (no blurring of backgrounds or adjustment of saturation allowed);
    • Removing or repairing dirt and lint from scanned negatives or noise and faulty pixel and damage from digital images;
    • Cropping, but only 10% of the original image. (Contestants will be bound by the honour system.) Submissions which have obviously been heavily cropped will be disqualified.
    • No post-production filters allowed. This includes infra red, gauze, mosaic, vivid, etc.
    • Failure to comply with rules on photograph manipulation may result in disqualification of entry.
  7. Download Entry form attach the entry form with your CD/DVDs and submit to:
    • Asian Geographic Magazines Pte Ltd
      [Asia Without Borders 2009 Photo Competition]
      No.1 Syed Alwi Road #06-01,
      Song Lin Building Singapore 207628.
  8. View complete contest mechanics

Contest Period: January 1, 2009 - September 30, 2009

Contest Prize:
  • Winners from each category will receive:
    • Grand Prize - 1 x CanonEOS 5D MK II
    • 1st Prize - 1 x CanonEOS 5D MK II
    • Young Photographer’s Prize - 1 x CanonEOS 5D MK II

Upside:
  • Each contestant may enter any or all of the FOUR (4) categories, but is limited to a maximum of ONE (1) image submission per category.
Downside:
  • Entries become the property of Sponsors and will not be returned.
  • Mail entries
For more information, log on to asiangeo.com/contest_awb.html

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