PHOTOTHON, hosted by Shiv Nadar Institution of Eminence, is a photography contest that will provide an opportunity for professional and amateur photographers around Delhi NCR to engage with one another and compete at a professional level.
|Start Date For Registrations||: 6th March|
|Entry Submission||: Until 26th March, 11:00 PM|
|Judges Evaluation||: 27th March|
|Results Announcement||: 28th March|
Through Shapes & Identities, we urge participants to capture SNIoE’s infrastructure, landscape or moments of active student engagement. Beginners, Amateurs, and Professionals can apply to this category.
Through Nature As An Artist, we urge participants to capture biodiversity, flora, and fauna and also weave a back story for the captured shots. Beginners, Amateurs, and Professionals can apply to this category.
Through Photo Story, we urge participants to capture a set of 2-5 photos of innovative scenes around the campus. Beginners, Amateurs, and Professionals can apply to this category.
You can enter the contest regardless of age, gender, or professional/amateur status.
There is no fee to participate. However, you are responsible for costs associated to the event day travel to SNIoE campus at Dadri near greater Noida in case you don’t register and avail the planned shuttle services.
Yes, all work has to be with that period and submitted online before the deadline.
No, submitted works will not be returned; they become the property of SNIoE.
You can submit photos processed and edited by camera applications, editing applications, software, etc. You may submit color or black and white photos.
Even works submitted by a group will be entered under one name of one representative.
If the work wins they will receive the award as a group.
No, you cannot submit works with copyright information or watermarks.
The entry period is as described below.
11:00 am (IST) to 11:00 pm (IST) on Sunday, March 26th, 2023.
For photo submissions, the file size for each image must be within 20 MB, the recommended file format is JPEG/150 DPI or more, and RGB colour space is standard.
Yes, you can submit photos with or without a date stamp for this contest. Either is fine.
Auto email will be sent for confirmation once the entry has been accepted to your register mail ID.
SNIoE / SNF will not take responsibility for this, please make sure to back up and store your data prior to submission.
Please review the instructions for the entry form on this website.
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Yes, you may enter through the browser on your smartphone or tablet.
Please review the instructions for the entry form on this website. If this does not resolve your issue, please send an inquiry to support ID
Editing registration information is not possible; please be careful while registration. In case of issues re-register your self.
A "photo story" is a work in which multiple photos are connected in a series. For this contest, you may submit photo stories consisting of 2 to 5 photos.
Yes, it is.
No, you cannot submit a photo story that contains an image that is the same as or similar to a submitted single photo and you cannot submit multiple photo stories that contain the same or similar images as separate works.
You may enter all competitions. But even in this case, identical or similar works may not be entered as different works or in different competitions.
About the judging
Judges are chosen with consideration to outstanding experience and knowledge, they are participating base on invitation by SNIoE & SNF.
We cannot provide evaluation or advice for items other than the award-winning works.
Each award is chosen after multi round evaluation by the judging panel. The final evaluation is conducted through earnest discussion among all of the judges.
The final evaluation is planned to be conducted on March 27th 2023.
Award winners only will be notified via an email to their registered email address by 28th March. Names & Detail will also be listed on the website.
We cannot provide evaluations or comments for individual submitted works.
We cannot provide any further comment on the works other than what is provided on our website.
We will contact each prize winner individually regarding award distribution methods and taxes. Standard taxation rules as applicable
Grand prize - 1 L (1 award), 50 K (2 awards) - 2 L
Each theme - Winner - 30 K, 2nd - 20 K (6 awards in 3 themes) - 1.5 L
Encouragement - Winner - 10 K (3 awards) - 30 K
Quirky - 30 K (1 awards)
Total - 13 awards - Rs 4.1 L