THE PHOTOGRAPHY CONTEST 2013
In the photography contest, participants are allowed to submit a maximum of 3 entries per person. A jury board composed of eminent personalities/experts in the field will judge the submissions, amongst which three winners will be selected who will receive certificates, crests and cash prizes. The winner will receive a cash prize of Tk. 100,000/- the 1st runner's up entry will receive Tk. 50,000/- and the 2nd runner's up entry will receive Tk. 25,000/-. Nine additional entries will receive honorable mention awards and certificates.
Only digital pictures will be accepted in CD/DVD format, the minimum acceptable resolution is 300dpi. Once the preliminary selection is finalized, the participants shall print out the chosen photographs and re-submit. The organizers have the right to disqualify any entry without any prior notification due to non-adherence to technical guidelines, or unacceptable nature of the content of the images. No submission can be returned to the participant.
Selected photographs will be featured in a district level festival all around Bangladesh. The top three winners of the photography competition will have an opportunity to work with The Daily Star as apprentices/contributors.
All selected photographs will become the property of The Daily Star, Standard Chartered, and the photographers. The organizers will gain rights over any form of usage. The winning photographs will also be featured on Standard Chartered Bank's Yearly calendars; credit lines will be provided on any form of usage.