Image cropping is allowed. Cropping shall not exceed more than 20% of the width and/or the height of the original RAW or high-resolution JPEG image. If an image has been cropped significantly, the image will be disqualified from judging.
No. Entry fees are non-refundable and non-transferable.
No that does not make any difference to us.
No, not at all. We respect copyright. The copyright belongs to you and you are free to use the picture as you deem right always.
No you cannot manipulate. Please avoid digital manipulation such as cloning and combining of visual elements. Your photograph should faithfully represent the scene as you saw it. HDR images and stitched panoramas are allowed. If your image is selected in the Top 20, and after receiving and reviewing the RAW file it is discovered to diverge drastically from the original image, it will be disqualified.
Both published and unpublished work is accepted.
You have to be an Indian living anywhere. You can enter your images from anywhere in the world.
No, you can submit pictures clicked by any camera, camera phone too.
Yes you can. But you will need to purchase an entry for it again as it will be treated as a fresh entry and earlier ratings given to it won’t count.
Submitted images should be 1800 pixels along the long edge 300 dpi saved as jpeg with a quality setting of 12 in Photoshop. The image should be converted to an sRGB color space and must not exceed 2.5MB. Photographs with borders, watermarks, frames, or name/signatures will not be accepted.
Register, create your online profile, upload your images and pay entry fees. Your entry is submitted when entry fees are paid. You will receive an entry confirmation e-mail upon payment of entry fees. For more details please see the “Submission guidelines and how to enter” page
The contest is run every month and ends on the last day of the month at midnight. Please refer to the “About the competition” page for further information.
Yes, you can. Upon completion of registration, the owner of the images will get an opportunity to upload and review up to 30 images on the website, prior to submitting any one or multiple images to the open competitions.
No, after payment has been made, entries cannot be edited.
No, just login with the details you used before.
We have partnered with CCAvenue for our payment gateway. We do not take any financial information from you, except that we know whether a payment has been made from a debit/credit card or from other listed payment options.
Please refer to the payment options page on CCAvenue to know of all options.
Please login with your old details and change whatever details you wish to in your profile. Please Click on “My Account” on top left corner and select “Edit Profile”.