Officially Philippines Photo

Thursday, January 07, 2010 jeffrey siy 0 Comments

Start sending your Philippine themed photos to Officially Philippines Photo Contest. You have 5 categories to choose from - Filipino Celebrations, Kaugaliang Pinoy, Hidden Treasures, Food & Places, and Filipino Represent. Each category winner will take home P3,000 CASH. The grand prize winner will be selected from the 5 category winners who will walk away with an additional P20,000 CASH plus a Thinktank Photo Camera Bag

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Contest Requirements:
  • Open to all members of the public, both Professional and Amateur photographers.
Contest Mechanics:
  1. Log on to officiallyphilippines.com and register for an account
  2. One theme for each of the 5 time period
  3. Photo Guidelines
    • All photos taken must be of Philippines
    • JPEG or TIFF format
    • No larger than 2 MB
    • Minimum of 1200 pixels by 1600 pixels with a resolution of 72 dpi
    • Photoshop may be used, but only for basic post-processing actions for contrast, color-balancing, sharpening, cropping, and dodging & burning
    • No watermarks, signatures, frames
    • Winners must submit a 300 dpi resolution image prior to being awarded with the prize
  4. Upload your photos on the officiallyphilippines.com website
  5. Judging Criteria
    • 30% Online Votes
    • 70% Panel of Judges
      • 50% Substance and originality
      • 30% Online votes
      • 20% Loyalty to theme and clarity (able to see the idea of the picture clearly)
  6. View complete contest mechanics
Contest Period: December 10, 2009 - June 9, 2010


PHOTO CATEGORY
DEADLINE FOR ONLINE VOTES
Category1: Filipino Celebrations December 10, 2009 - February 15, 2010 (on or before 11:59 pm)
Category2: Kaugaliang Pinoy February 10-March 15, 2010 (on or before 11:59 pm)
Category3: Hidden Treasures March 10-April 15, 2010 (on or before 11:59 pm)
Category4: Food & Places April 10-May 15, 2010 (on or before 11:59 pm)
Category5: Filipino Represent May 10-June 15, 2010 (on or before 11:59 pm)
Grand Prize December 10-June 15, 2010 (on or before 11:59 pm)

CATEGORY WINNERS CASH CATEGORY PERIOD
Filipino Celebrations P3,000 Dec. 10, 2009 - Feb. 9, 2010
Kaugaliang Pinoy P3,000 Feb. 10 - Mar. 9, 2010
Hidden Treasures P3,000 Mar. 10 - Apr. 9, 2010
Food & Places P3,000 Apr. 10 - May 9, 2010
Filipino "Represent" P3,000 May 10 - Jun. 9, 2010

Contest Prize:
  • Category Prize - P3,000 CASH per category
  • Grand Prize - P20,000 CASH plus Thinktank Photo Camera Bag worth P10,000

Upside:
  • FREE to do
  • Online submission
  • CASH prize
Downside:
  • Each person is allowed one photograph per category
For more information, log on to officiallyphilippines.com