Asia Society Photo Challenge

Wednesday, October 10, 2012 jeffrey 0 Comments

Using your digital camera, capture the unity of Asia's multi-cultural diversity and submit it to the Asia Society Photo Challenge. Download the entry form online and pay P100 for each entry submitted. Along with the other requirements, submit your entries via email. Twenty (20) finalists will be selected and posted for online and ballot voting. Get chosen for a chance to win round trip tickets to Hong Kong + Plaque + Winner's Certificate (First Prize); round trip tickets to Davao + Plaque + Winner's Certificate (Second Prize); P5,000 + Juror's Certificate + Plaque of Recognition (Third Prize); and P3,000 + Certificate of Recognition (People's Choice Award).

Contest Requirements:

  • Open to all locals and foreigners with minimum residency of at least three (3) months in the country, who are at least 18 years of old or above
  • P100 registration fee for each entry
Contest Mechanics:

  1. Log on to Asia Society Photo Challenge website and download the entry form
  2. Entry Guidelines:
    • Using your digital camera (DSLR, Film Camera), capture the unity of Asia's multi-cultural diversity
    • Each entry must have a title and brief entry description
    • Should be submitted in digital format, 72dpi, RGB format (JPEG only)
    • Must have a minimum size of 1MB and maximum size of 5MB per entry
    • Cannot be significantly retouched. Only global enhancements like exposure, shadow, highlight and midtone adjustments are allowed. Color saturation and vibrancy boost are allowed as long as the photo looks natural
    • Entries may or may not have been taken during the competition period but must not have participated/been submitted nor published in any contests, magazines, newspapers or publications
    • Rename your photo entries with the following format: LastName_FirstName_TitleofEntry.jpg
      • Sample: Zerrudo_Ayie_OdetotheSun.jpg
      • Subject: Asia Society Photo Challenge
  3. Together with the entry form and other requirements, submit your entries to ASphotochallenge@gmail.com with subject title: "ASPC - [Last Name], [First Name]"
  4. Twenty (20) finalists will be selected and posted for online and ballot voting
  5. Judging Criteria:
    • Overall Criteria
      • 40% Relevance to theme
      • 30% Visual Impact
      • 15% Composition/Technical Quality
      • 15% Originality
    • People's Choice Award
      • 60% Online Voting (via Facebook)
      • 40% Ballot Voting (On Site)
  6. You can submit up to two (2) entries
  7. Pay a registration fee of P100 per entry at any BDO branch:
    • Account Name: Asia Society Philippine Foundation, Inc.
    • Account Type: BDO Peso Account
    • Account Number: 380113287
  8. The decision of the panel of judges is final and non-appealable
  9. View complete contest mechanics
Contest Period: September 22 - October 22, 2012 , 9PM
  • Photo Exhibit - October 29, 2012 – November 6, 2012
  • Awarding Ceremony - November 7, 2012
Contest Prize:
  • First Prize – Round trip tickets to Hong Kong + Plaque + Winner's Certificate
  • Second Prize - Round trip tickets to Davao + Plaque + Winner's Certificate
  • Third Prize - P5,000 + Juror's Certificate + Plaque of Recognition
  • People's Choice Award - P3,000 + Certificate of Recognition
Upside
  • Online submission
  • Up to two (2) entries are allowed
  • "The photographer retains full copyright/intellectual property right over the submitted photo entry, with full acknowledgment of photographer's name without any monetary compensation or anything of pecuniary value"
Downside
  • Registration fee of P100  is required per entry
For more info, log on to asiasociety.org/philippines, email asphotochallenge@gmail.com or call 550-2612