Submit your shot to "Beautiful Guangdong" photo contest!(Until July 31)
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Organizer: News Office of Guangdong Provincial Government

We are looking for photos in these five subjects:

1. Colorful Guangdong – Nature, Infrastructure, Heritage and New Looks of Guangdong's Cities and Countryside

2. Lingnan Culture – Guangdong's Folk Culture, Stage Arts, Education, Sports and Healthcare

3. Economy – Guangdong's Industrial Upgrade and Transformation, International Aid, Talents Inflow, Key Projects and International Trade and Economic Cooperation and Exchange

4. Harmonious Society – International Exchange, Legal Mechanism, Social Insurance, Urban and Rural Development, Local Elections, Environmental Protection and Charity

5. People –Peoples, Activities and Scenes that Convey a Sense of the Development of Society, Economy, Culture and Sports of Guangdong

Submitted image files must conform to the following rules:

1. Photos should accurately reflect the subject matter and the scene as it appeared. We do not accept photos that have been digitally altered beyond standard optimization (removal of dust, cropping, reasonable adjustments to exposure, color and contrast, etc.). The photos should be shot by the entrant since January 1, 2010.

2. We accept both single shots and group photos (3-6 shots, stick the photos at the back in order with transparent adhesive tape). For negatives, submit digital output photos.

3. Photos should be 8R in size (rectangle: 25 cm long on the longest side; square: 20 cm on side length). We accept both colour and black and white photos. We do not accept mounted or photos printed on printing paper. Required information include subject of the photo, title of the photo, photo captions, your name, address, post code, telephone number and photograph locations, and should be added at the back of the printed photo or at the bottom of the digital files.

4. All the winning photos would be exhibited (After result release, photographer should submit digital files of the winning photos by email or compact disk, which should be 3000 pixels long on the longest side and 300 dpi and in JPG format). We reserve the rights to disqualify the winning works of late submission for exhibition and those which do not meet the size and format requirements.

Submitting your photo(s):

1. Deadline: July 31, 2013. The panel will judge the photos in August and the final result will release in September.

2. Submit your photo(s) to either of the following organizations:

"Beautiful Guangdong" Photo Contest Organizing Committee (Address: Rm 1006, Bei'an Business Building, 1# Yueken Road, Tianhe District, Guangzhou; Email:, Post Code: 510000, Contact Person: Zhang Yan, Telephone: +86-20-85669369,13332888028);

Guangdong Photographers Association (Address: 3F, 22# Meihua Cun, Zhongshan Yi Road, Guangzhou, Post Code: 510080, Contact Person: Chen Jianqiang, Telephone: +86-20-87304827,13822255138).

Judging Standard

1. Striking and with news value

2. Conveying a sense of Guangdong today

3. Captions should be accurate and concise

Contest Prizes (before Tax)

1. One Grand Prize winner (An award certificate and RMB 20,000)

2. Five First Prize winners (Each will receive an award certificate and RMB 8,000)

3. Ten Second Prize winners (Each will receive an award certificate and RMB 5,000)

4. Fifteen Third Prize winners (Each will receive an award certificate and RMB 3,000)

5. 120 Great Shot winners (Each will receive an award certificate and RMB 300)

News Office of Guangdong Provincial Government will sign contract with some award winners for Guangdong-theme photos collection.

Other Rules:

1. Copyright and all other rights remain that of the artist. Entrants must own and have exclusive copyright to all images they submit.

2. Organizers reserve the right to use award winning images for exhibitions and photo album publishing and will not pay for that.

3. The contestants submitting photos are regarded as agree to the above-mentioned rules.

4. Organizers reserve the right of final explanation of the contest.


Editor: Jecey
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