Water is Life Photo Contest 09'

Wednesday, July 29, 2009 Unknown 0 Comments

Water is Life Photo Contest 09' is back for the second time around. Since last year's theme is about raising public awareness on various water-related issues, this year, the theme would be about the causes and impacts of climate change on water resources. CASH prizes will be awarded to the top 3 photos as well as the 3 winners of the peoples' choice award category.

Contest Requirements:
  • Professional and amateur photographers
  • Philippine residents (or those who established residency in any part of the Philippines for at least six continuous months as of January 1, 2009) regardless of citizenship
  • 18 years old and above
Contest Mechanics:
  1. Theme: Negative impact of climate change on the country's water resources such as
    • Agriculture and Aquaculture
    • Water Supply
    • People’s Habitat
    • Health and Sanitation
  2. Photo Guidelines
    • Printed on 8” x 12” photo paper with no borders
    • Electronic files or film negatives of the images with 12” x 18” size
    • No identifying marks like watermarks, etc.
    • Color or black and white
    • Minor alterations for color, contrast, etc. allowed
    • Taken within the Philippines from January 1, 2009 to September 30, 2009
  3. Email Bernardo.Agawin@gtz.de for the entry form (the pdf link of the form has an error as of writing this post)
  4. Submit your photos with entry form and description of photos inside a sealed envelope to
    • GTZ Water and Sanitation Program
      c/o Mr. Bernardo Agawin, Jr.
      DILG, 5th Floor, Francisco Gold II Building
      EDSA cor. Mapagmahal Street, Diliman, Quezon City
  5. Judging Criteria
    • Technical excellence
    • Composition/artistic merit
    • Overall impact
  6. View complete contest mechanics
Contest Period: Submission deadline - September 30, 2009

Contest Prize:
  • First Prize – P25,000
  • Second Prize – P20,000
  • Third Prize – P15,000
  • People’s Choice Awards
    • First Prize - P3,000
    • Second Prize - P2,000
    • Third Prize - P1,000
  • Non-winning finalists - Gift certificate of P1,000
  • No entry fee
  • Multiple entries allowed
  • CASH prizes
  • No online submission
For more information, contact Mr. Bernardo Agawin Jr at 927 1875, 927 1884, 925 7342 or log on to WaterLifeFotoContest.multiply.com