SC Bank Photography Contest

Friday, July 20, 2012 jeffrey 0 Comments

Standard Chartered Bank invites all professional photographers and enthusiasts to join the Nationwide Photography Competition. With the theme "Capturing Timeless Visions", use your lens to capture the richness of our heritage. There are three (3) categories per division in which you can vie - Values, Heritage or People. The takers for the Professional division will receive P100,000 + Glass Trophy + Juror's Choice Certificate for each category whereas P50,000 + Glass Plaque + Juror's Choice Certificate await the Enthusiast Division winners.




Contest Requirements:
  • Open to local-based professional photographers and enthusiasts, at least 18 years old or above
    • Professionals: Are self-identified photographers who currently receive or have received payment for their photographs
    • Enthusiasts: Are hobbyists who have not received any payment for their photographs
Contest Mechanics:
  1. Two (2) Divisions
    • Professional Division
    • Enthusiast Division
    • Theme: "Capturing Timeless Visions" - Capture photos depicting any of the three (3) categories:
      • Values - qualities that make Filipinos a cut above the rest
      • Heritage - honors the Filipino's rich traditions and colorful history
      • People - celebrates our country's asset of hardworking, resilient and cheerful Filipinos
    • Download the entry form or get it directly at the Project Secretariat at OneWorkshop, Inc. Suite 324 LRI Design Plaza, Nicanor Garcia St. Bel Air II, Makati City
    • Entry Guidelines
      • Professional Division - Size should be 11x14 inches
      • Enthusiast Division - Size should be 8x10 inches
      • Bleed or borders are optional, but should not exceed one inch (1") on all sides
      • Colored, black &white, sepia tone, duo tone, digitally converted from scanned film negative will be accepted
      • Creative effects done within the camera at the time of exposure, such as multiple exposures, flash fill lighting and filtration are allowed
      • Digital retouching on density, contrast adjustments, minor cropping on composition, burning, and dodging are allowed
      • Entries may or may not have been taken during the competition period but must not have participated / been submitted and/or won in any other contests/competitions nor have been published in any local and foreign photography magazines, newspapers and publications
      • All entries must be printed on photographic paper, matte or glossy finish, without lamination or canvas effects through a giclee inkjet print lab or photo lab
    • Submission Guidelines
      • Entries should be submitted in an individual envelope with entry form in triplicate: One copy attached to the entry, one for Project Secretariat, and one copy for you
      • Should be accompanied with completely filled out entry form and 2"x2" ID picture plus photocopy of one (1) valid ID
      • Notarized affidavit of the entry form certifying originality of entry and subscription to the rules and regulations of the competition
    • Send your entries to the
    • Project Secretariat
      OneWorkshop,Inc. Suite 324 LRI Design Plaza,
      Nicanor Garcia St. Bel Air II, Makati City
      Telefax 8368799
      E-mail:capturing_timeless_visions@yahoo.com
    • Judging Criteria
      • 40% Relevance to the Theme
      • 30% Visual Concept and Impact
      • 30% Imaginative Execution
    • You may submit any number of entries per category, under one (1) division only. But you may only be given an award in one of the three categories
    • View complete contest mechanics
    Contest Period: Submission of entries from July 10 - September 1, 2012

    Contest Prize:
    • Professional Division
      • Best Image on VALUES – P100,000 + Glass Trophy + Juror's Choice Certificate
      • Best Image on HERITAGE – P100,000 + Glass Trophy + Juror's Choice Certificate
      • Best Image on PEOPLE – P100,000 + Glass Trophy + Juror's Choice Certificate
      • Three (3) Runner Ups – P10,000 EACH + Juror's Choice Certificate
      • Twenty (20) Juror's Choice Certificate
    • Enthusiast Division
      • Best Image on VALUES – P50,000 + Glass Plaque + Juror's Choice Certificate
      • Best Image on HERITAGE – P50,000 + Glass Plaque + Juror's Choice Certificate
      • Best Image on PEOPLE – P50,000 + Glass Plaque + Juror's Choice Certificate
      • Three (3) Runner Ups – P5,000 EACH + Juror's Choice Certificate
      • Twenty (20) Juror's Choice Certificate

    Upside
    • Multiple submission allowed
    • CASH prize
    Downside
    • "By joining the contest and submitting the entries, participants irrevocably transfer, convey and cede unto Standard Chartered Bank the material object of the entries"
    For more info, log on to standardchartered.com/ph