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CraftSocially Elder Friendly Durga Puja Photography Contest 2023

Saikat Roy Saikat Roy Dec 13, 2023 · 3 mins read
CraftSocially Elder Friendly Durga Puja Photography Contest 2023
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Hello, everyone! Technicise & CraftSocially are thrilled to announce a special photography contest for photo enthusiasts who wants to capture emotions through their lenses. 🌟

Durga Puja, now a part of the UNESCO Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity, celebrates life passed down from one generation to the next, year after year. It is the world’s biggest public art festival where people from age 0.9 to 90’s enjoy puja days with fun, frolic, faith and pandal hopping.

Are you ready to capture those beautiful moments when Senior Citizens are celebrating their Durga Puja? Here’s your chance to win Awards 🎉

How to Enter :

  1. Share your captured picture of Senior Citizens enjoying in Durga Puja Pandals on your facebook timeline (making it public) tagging @CraftSocially facebook page.
  2. Image title or post caption should be mentioned in the facebook post.
  3. Mention the time and place of the photo taken.
  4. Then fill up the form here, mentioning Photographer Name, Phone number, Email id, Image titles, public url of you photography FB post.

📆 The winners will be announced & Awarded during Award function on January 7th, 2024 at ICCR Abanindranath Tagore Gallery, Kolkata. So stay tuned!

Last Date of Submission

31st December 2023

Prize 🏆 :

The winners will receive cash prize and a certificate of appreciation 📷 Remember, the more you capture and share, the better your chances to win. Let’s capture their memories together! 🤗 📷❤️ Following awards will be Given to the winners 1st Prize : Rs 5000, 2nd Prize : Rs 3000, 3rd Prize : Rs 2000, Honourary mention : 500 (4 persons) . The winners will be selected by renowned Jury Members. So, what are you waiting for?

Esteemed Jury Members:

  • Dr. Chiranjib Dutta AFIAP, EFIP
  • Sharmali Das - EFIAP/d3, GMPSA, BPSA, GPU Crown-4, MFIP
  • Dr. Soumen Mondal - EFIAP, EFIP

Award Ceremony Date :

7th January 2024


ICCR Abanindranath Tagore Gallery,

Ho Chi Minh Sarani Rd, Kankaria Estates, Park Street area, Kolkata, West Bengal 700071 View Map

Rules & Regulations :

  1. The contest is open for online submission only.
  2. There is no participation fee in the contest.
  3. There must be no border(s), logo(s), copyright marks, identifying marks, or any other visible references and/or marks on the image.
  4. CraftSocially reserves the sole right of the submitted images to use them for any of their non profit making activities/promotions purposes. The entrant permits the CraftSocially or sponsors to reproduce all or part of the entered material free of charge for publication and/or display in media or posting on a website.
  5. Submission of application does not mean ensured entry
  6. Photos must be sent within 31st December 2023 midnight
  7. Maximum of 3 photographs can be sent per entry
  8. Minimum resolution min 2400px; 300 dpi
  9. The awards should be taken in person from scheduled award ceremony.
  10. Contest open for West Bengal residents / Tourists only.
  11. All final work must be digital file (.jpeg ONLY).
  12. Please limit image titles to 35 characters.
  13. All images MUST be the total and exclusive work of the submitting author and may not include any element that was originated by or is the copyright of other photographers.
  14. For awarded/accepted images, RAW file may be requested. If requested, in case of non-compliance, award/acceptance will be kept in hold
  15. Entries with watermark will not be accepted.
  16. Note: Entrants who indicate that their images may not be reproduced or used “will not be eligible for awards” or “could be subject to disqualification”
  17. The jury’s decisions are final. No correspondence shall be entertained.
  18. Objectionable pictures portraying political references OR the pictures with threat to national security OR the pictures with the potential threat to communal harmony OR the pictures outraging modesty of woman or children shall be considered for disqualification without any intimation to the participants.

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Saikat Roy
Written by Saikat Roy
EFIAP, EFIP (India),Hon. CPE( Romania). I'm a adventure and landscape photographer based in Kolkata, India.