Asia press photo contest
KARACHI: The Asia News Network/China Daily is organising a grand photo competition in Beijing in collaboration with 21 leading Asian newspapers in 18 countries, a communication received here said.
The theme of the contest is ‘Changing Asia’ and it is open to professional photojournalists and freelancers. The contestants may submit photos till Jan 31. The pieces should reflect changes taking place in Asia and their focus may be on a variety of fields from environment to economics, science and technology to culture.
The winners will be announced in March.
Entries should be sent to the China Daily’s Beijing office. They should be mentioned by the following categories (with codes): General News (GN), Spot News (SN), Economics, Science & Technology (ESTN), Portraits (PO), Daily Life (DL), Sports (SP), Arts and Entertainment (AEN), and Nature and Environment (NEN).
The judging panel comprises representatives from the Asia News Network, journalism scholars, photo critics, editors and photojournalists from all around the world.
The prizes include cash awards of $1,000 each with a free roundtrip ticket to Beijing for each winner. Besides, there will be a photo exhibition and photo album produced out of the winning pieces.