Water is Life Photo Contest

Thursday, June 12, 2008 dfg 0 Comments

"Water is Life photo contest aims to raise awareness among our citizenry by dramatically visualizing the various water and sanitation issues facing our country today." Show your creativity and you could Win Cash prizes and even be recognized in the Philippine photography community. You are also helping promote awareness on water related issues.

Contest Requirements:
  • Professional and amateur photographers who are Philippine residents
Contest Mechanics:
  1. All entries of this contest must represent or typify the conditions of our water resources
    both in its beauty and the dangers it is facing. (See Contest Guidelines)
  2. All entries must be submitted in printed photo paper with 8” x 12” size. Selected finalists will be asked later to submit e-files or film negatives for printing during the photo exhibit.
  3. All entries (printed photographs in 8” x 12” size) should be mailed inside a sealed
    envelope to:
    • GTZ Water and Sanitation Program
      c/o Mr. Bernardo Agawin, Jr.
      DILG, 5th Floor, Francisco Gold II Building
      EDSA cor. Mapagmahal Street, Diliman, Quezon City
  4. There shall be no limit on the number of entries which shall be submitted by
    the participants but participants can only win once.
  5. All entries should have been taken within the Philippines from October 1, 2007 to July 15, 2008.
  6. Deadline for the submission of entries is on July 15, 2008.
  7. Photographer participants should submit their photo entries together with the completed entry form and the description of the photographs. The entry forms can be downloaded at www.watsansolid.org.ph or ask a copy of the entry form through email from Bernardo.Agawin@gtz.de
  8. All images in the photo entries should not contain any markings such as
    watermark, etc.
  9. Photographs must be exclusive to this contest, unpublished, and must not have been submitted as an entry in any previous photo contest.
  10. All photos must either be in color or black and white format. Images may have minor alterations for color, contrast, etc. but may not be significantly altered, appear unnatural, or have elements added or removed.
  11. Images that do not meet these format and criteria will not be considered.
  12. By entering this photo contest, a participant represents, acknowledges and warrants that the submitted photograph is an original work created solely by the participant and that no other party has any right, title, claim or interest in the photograph.
  13. View complete Contest Guidelines
Contest Period: May 15, 2008 to July 15, 2008.

Contest Prize:
  • First PrizeP25,000.00
  • Second PrizeP20,000.00
  • Third PrizeP15,000.00
  • Special Award on Water for Food and Agriculture – P10,000.00
  • Special Award on Water for People – P10,000.00
  • Special Award on Water for Health and Sanitation – P10,000.00
  • Special Gift for all Finalists
See Contest Guidelines details of Special Awards

  • No limit on number of entries (you can put several pictures in the envelope)
  • Water is FREE so props/material for the shoot is not a problem. hehe
  • You have to mail and print your picture
For more information log-in to http://www.watsansolid.org.ph and click the "guidelines" link