10:10 International Photofest 2012: REMADE

Having a personal connection to a wonderful campaign, although no more in touch with it that often due to daily life, I do still want to promote it when I can. So here I am talking about it. This year 10:10 Global came with a fantastic idea about recycling old things into reusable things and gave it a name that would go with it “REMADE”. This project will be observed in the month of April. All round the world wherever 10:10 reach goes, people will be working hard “REMADING”. As it goes, every country that is involved with it would have to come up with activities of their own to promote REMADE, and so in Dhaka, Bangladesh, the great team here will be organizing an international photography exhibition. Although the exhibition will be held at a later time, they will be receiving photos in the month. To know more I am posting the details below:

If you are interested in photography and want to do do something positive about climate change, then this competition is for you:

10:10 Photofest 2012

Categories

Category I: Natural wonders of our country
Category II: Climatic disaster or climate refugee in Bangladesh
Category III: The Urban Jungle

INTERNATIONAL CATEGORY:

Category IV: Pictures of things REMADE (e.g. a photo of a repaired piece of clothing)

Submit entries to:

• All submissions must be made online as attachments to the following address:
bd1010_photosubmission@yahoo.com

Submission deadline:

15 April 2012

Eligibility criteria and guidelines:

ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA

• Participant must be at least 18 years or older

• Participants cannot be a member of organizing committee of 10:10 Bangladesh in 2011 and 2012.

• All photographs submitted must be from Bangladesh for categories I,II and III, AND all photographs for CATEGORY IV can be from citizens all over the world.

RULES:

Each contestant (Bangladeshi) may submit a single photograph or a single photo story in each category. A single photograph can be either colour or black and white. Photo stories must have a minimum of 3 and a maximum of 5 photos in each category.

Only non Bangladeshi participants can residing outside Bangladesh can submit one photograph/ one photo story in Category 4 and cannot send photos in catergories 1,2,3.

General guidelines:

• All pictures submitted must be taken by the participant following the eligibility criteria

• Images must be free of manipulation other than ordinary changes that might be made using conventional darkroom/digital techniques, such as spotting dust and scratches, changing color balance, conversion to black and white, adjusting contrast and other levels

• Composite images and photos with special effects, borders, added backgrounds, and/or embedded names (such as photographer names or agency names) are not permitted

• 1010 Bangladesh reserves the right to verify the authenticity of the submissions or the eligibility of the participant at any stage of the competition by any means and/or to disqualify images where post-processing is deemed to have exceeded acceptable photo-journalistic practices.

• Participants retain copyright to any images they submit to the contest

• By submitting images, participants agree that 10:10 Bangladesh will have the right to reproduce and print any images for the purpose of exhibition or promotion of 1010 Bangladesh

• Entries from Bangladesh will be returned.

• International entries will not be returned.

• Submissions for which have been selected for exhibition must pay a participation fee, the amount of which will be specified after primary selection or as earlier as deemed possible by 1010 Bangladesh.

International entries sent from outside Bangladesh are exempted from paying any participation fee.However, any entries from non- Bangladeshi from within Bangladesh will have to pay a participation fee.

Non Resident Bangladeshis are also eligible to pay a participation fee.

• Images must be at least 2500 pixels along the longest side
• Images must not be more than 5 mb in size
• The single images must be named as following: category_name of participant_title of image (e.g. Category I_Tashique Alam_our future.jpg)
• For photostory the participant must submit a short essay in a separate document file. The essay must not exceed 350 words. The essay file must be named as: category_name of participant_photostory title. The pictures must be named as category_name of participant_serial number. Both the pictures and essay document must be kept in a separate zip/rar file, which is named as: category_name of participant_photostory title.

• In a separate document the participant must submit the following details
o Name of participant
o Age
o Gender
o Address
o Contact number
o Email
o Educational Institution (if student)
o Nationality/Place of birth

Selection:

After the end of submission deadline, the submitted photographs and photostories will pass through a primary selection. Only the results of the primary selection will be selected for exhibition. Selected participants will receive certificates as being part of 10:10 Global campaign AND an exhibition of their submissions. Further details following primary selection will be available shortly. We appreciate your patience and participation.

Prize:

To be announced shortly (SURPRISE) – (in addition to a 10:10 campaign Photofest participation certificates for selected entrants and an exhibition of the selected photography at the 10:10 Photofest 2012)

Venue: Dhaka, Bangladesh

Organizer: 10:10 Bangladesh, the Bangladesh wing of 10:10 Global >>>> 10:10 is a Global campaign building the world’s largest community taking positive action on climate change by reaching out to people, businesses and organisations around the world and encouraging them to cut their carbon emissions by 10% every year.

Web: http://www.1010global.org/
BD web: http://www.1010global.org/bd (sign up for the campaign if you haven’t already!)

10:10 Bangladesh facebook page: http://www.facebook.com/1010Bangladesh

For further inquiries write to: bd1010_photosubmission@yahoo.com

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