CPU invites entries for photographic awards
KARACHI:Jan.28:The Commonwealth PressUnion (CPU) in collaboration with the Commonwealth Broadcasting Association has invited entries for the 2004 Commonwealth Photographic Awards.1st Prize 2000 sterlin with cash prizes.
This is an open competition for all Commonwealth resident,,Entrants have been invited to interpret the theme as freely as they like.Photos will be judged on both technical quality and interpretation of the theme. Most of the winning photographs will be featured in a television programme based on the awards and made available for broadcast in over 40 countries around the Commonwealth .
Photographs may be BandW or colour. The recommended print sizeis 8″x12″ (i.e around 20.5 cm x 31 cm), although most print sizes will be permitted with the exception of particularly large one, Digital images are not eligible. Entrants should hold the copyright of the picture submitted.
The contestants have to print name, address, email address, telephone and fax number, on the back of the photograph. They should include a paragraph (approx. 50 words) explaining why you think this photo is significant and giving details of what it shows. The captions are displayed with the winning images in the exhibitions.
Entries will not be returned or acknowledged.Only winners Will be contacted.The sponsors reserve the right to use any of the winning photographs for purposes in connection with the competition (exhibitions, publishing, broadcast and electronic rights).
Final deadline for entries is May 30, 2004.Special category for under 18’s has been created for the 2004 Awards for children aged between 12 and 18 on 1 September 2004. The prize will be announced at a later date. The same entry details above apply to this category.The entries should be sent to: Photoawards2004 ,Commonwealth Press Union, 17
Fleet Street, London EC4Y IAA Tel :4427583 733,Fax44207583, Email:cpucpu.org,uk.
Source: Business Recorder