No need to be a professional photographer to participate in this competition. Submit three photographs on the theme of ‘Street Life‘ in monochrome and stand a chance to win the honourable Drishti trophy, with cash prizes worth Rs 20,000.
Since 2012, the Contemporary African Photography Prize has been striving to uplift the stature of African photography and reform how people think of Africa. Likewise, since more than a decade, photographers at the Ahmedabad-based charitable trust Manav Pratishthan have been spreading the art of photography in Gujarat by organizing various competitions. Initiatives like these tell us how photography has grown from being a method of documentation to becoming a medium of expression for communities, a profound tool to highlight what it means to be human.
This year, in the 14th All Gujarat Photography Competition, senior photographer and managing trustee of Manav Pratishthan, Ketan Modi, has announced an open call to all novices, amateurs and professional photographers of Gujarat to send their entries on the theme of ‘Street Life‘. The photographs have to be in monochrome and must provide captures of life on streets.
The juror for this year is documentary photographer Vinay Panjwani who will select the most aesthetically framed and theme-relevant photographs from amongst the entries received. Winners will not only be honoured with a Drishti Trophy, and receive cash prizes worth Rs. 20,000, they will also be featured in an exclusive exhibition to be held between August 17 to 19.
If you wish to participate in the competition this year, send in your entries before July 14, 2018. Each candidate can share up to three photographs, all of which should be less than 5 MB in size, which strictly describe the theme of ‘Street Life’ portrayed in monochrome. This initiative has been supported by Gujarat Photo Suppliers Pvt Ltd and Navgujarat Photography since its inception.
Click on the link to participate: https://goo.gl/forms/Ol2EC0GlzfjqRoMT2
Creativeyatra.com is digital media partner for the initiative.
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