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01 Jun 2012

IPA Street Photography Asia Contest 2012 | call


The 2nd Annual IPA Street Photography Asia Contest by Invisible Photographer Asia (IPA) is now open for submissions. This 2nd Edition Contest marks IPA's 2nd anniversary and is a celebration, challenge, and search for the best street photographs and photographers in Asia.

The contest is open and free to photographers of any level, and in any country of residence. However, submissions must be in the street photography genre and shot in Asia within the last 24 months. Contest submission period starts from 1st April and closes 1st June 2012.
Countries in Asia include:

Afghanistan, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Brunei, Cambodia, China, Georgia, India, Indonesia, Iran, Iraq, Israel, Japan, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kuwait, Kyrgyzstan, Laos, Lebanon, Malaysia Maldives, Mongolia, Myanmar (Burma), Nepal, North Korea, Oman, Pakistan, Philippines, Qatar, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, South Korea, Sri Lanka, Syria, Tajikistan, Taiwan, Thailand, Timor-Leste (East Timor), Turkey, Turkmenistan, United Arab Emirates, Uzbekistan, Vietnam, and Yemen.

2. Download and fill in the Entry Form

3. Prepare your three entry images to the following requirements:

Please submit pictures resized to 1200 pixels on the long side (width for landscape, height for portrait orientation), in JPG or JPEG format, with a maximum file size of 2MBs each only. Ensure that you name your image file this way: photographername_imagenumber_title.jpg (eg. Johnlee_01_wildstreet.jpg, Johnlee_02_thelitmen.jpg, Johnlee_03_streetmomentkl.jpg ). Do NOT submit images with watermarks of any kind. Please DO NOT frame your images with borders.

4. Submit your three image entries and completed Entry Form by sending them to email: streetcontest@invisiblephotographer.asia with the following Email Subject – [IPA Street Photography Contest 2012 - Photographer's Name - Country]

20 Finalists and 2 runner-ups will be selected and shortlisted by judges, but there will only be one GRAND 1ST PRIZE Winner. The GRAND 1ST PRIZE Winner will recieve a ‘CLASSIC STREET KIT’ valued at approximately USD$2,000. The ‘CLASSIC STREET KIT’ Prize includes:  1) A street shooter’s LEICA M2 Rangefinder Camera* in Chrome with special IPA engraving, kindly sponsored by BenPhoto Singapore; 2) A minty Voigtlander Ultron 35mm F/1.7 Lens* kindly sponsored by Chiif Cameras, Official Voigtlander Dealer; and 3) An IPA Street Photography T-shirt.  SOLE 1ST Prize Winner takes it all, but all Finalists claim bragging rights and will have their images exhibited in Singapore at the IPA Gallery.

Source: IPA