Team size : Minimum 1 ,Maximum of 5 people | Ages : Above 10 age group allowed.
Capture the ExtraOrdinary
“Photography is the story I fail to put into words.” -Destin Sparks IIIT Delhi's Tech-Fest ESYA returns with its photography competition FOQS. We invite all photography enthusiasts, who wish to share important stories and influence the way people think through their images.
This will be followed by an on-site theme-based round on the first day of the fest in which the shortlisted beginners and professionals will participate.
You can either be a professional with a passion for photography or a mere enthusiast who wants to explore photography.
FOR BEGINNERS: Anyone and everyone with interest in capturing moments and which(with) an eye to behold the best moment can take part. All you need to(is) your phone camera.Its an on spot competition. A story will be given which will be your theme, and your picture will add life to the story and complete it. It will be a fun event, and the winner gets a cash prize and merchandise with the image they clicked on it!
Allows working photographers to participate in the competition. For professionals, strict photo quality, size and rules will be implemented thus creating the sense of competition among seasoned photographers and making FOQs a more formal, prestigious event.
The final round will be on the first day of the fest itself.
The judges will announce the winners on the first day followed by an exhibition set-up for displaying the top entries in the contest.
Prelims: The prelims will be held online on the facebook page. Each participant can submit a maximum of 3 photographs along with a caption from the themes provided. Only ONE photo per theme is allowed. The photograph should be sent via e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org along with the caption, theme, participant’s name, college, and contact number. No photograph should have any watermark or copyright. Themes are open to interpretation, and no clarifications will be made regarding the same.
On-site: Participants will get shortlisted by the judges for their performance in the prelims and will qualify for the on-site round to be held at IIIT-Delhi on the first day of Esya. Shortlisted participants will qualify for the final round to be held in the second half of the first day of Esya.
Winners get to present their work in one of the famous exhibitions.
This event is open to all colleges with a limit of 1 entry per theme.
Alumnis from different colleges are also invited to participate in the event.
The picture should be saved as " Participant's College_Participant's Name.jpeg ". In case of ALUMNI, the picture should be in the form " Participant's College_Participant's Name_Passout Year.jpeg "
The entries are to be accompanied with a caption not longer than 20 words.
Copyright : The copyright in all images submitted to the Competition will remain with the owner who will be credited. Each entrant grants to the Organizers a license to use their images in relation to the Competition and the Exhibition, if required.
There must not be any watermarks, copyright marks or any text/graphic on the picture.
Please limit your adjustment to minor changes of cropping, sharpening and contrast. Avoid significant over or under color saturation. Dodging (to brighten shadows) or burning (to darken highlights) is allowed, but the alterations should enable the photograph to closely resemble what you see. Please avoid any extensive manipulation.
The participant should be ready with the original image when asked upon by the organisers.
The minimum resolution of the pictures should be 2000 pixels on the shorter side. However, images should not exceed 8 MB in size.
Stitched panoramas are allowed.
The photo should not have been previously entered in any competition/exhibition
Plagiarism should be strictly avoided and such photographs shall be immediately disqualified from the competition.
A participant is allowed a maximum of 3 entries (1 entry per theme).