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Student Photography Competition

A digital photography competition, with the theme of “Life is Beautiful”, will be a feature of the online HCT Digital Literacy Leadership Forum, to be held from June 1-2, 2022. Student photographers from around the globe are invited to submit their stories and perspectives, incorporating the competition theme and captured through a camera lens or by mobile phone. Ten (10) photographs will be selected by a judging panel for display at a virtual exhibition and the best three (3) photographs will be awarded cash prizes and certificates. The competition has been made possible by the generous support of the forum’s corporate sponsor – Grapheast Elite Education, Adobe Distribution Partner in the MENA region.

Submission Requirements:

  • All college/university students from around the world are eligible to participate in the competition
  • All college/university students from around the world are eligible to participate in the competition.
  • Each student can only submit ONE photography entry.
  • Portrait or Landscape photographs taken thorough mobile phones or professional cameras are accepted.
  • Creative, clear, high resolution photographs should be submitted.
  • The photographs should reflect the theme “Life is Beautiful”.
  • Creative interpretation and expression of the theme should be considered.
  • While editing the photo, only color corrections can be done. Manipulated photos will not be accepted.
  • The submitted photos should include a caption (Do not exceed five words) and submitted through the competition submission link.
  • File limit should not exceed 9 MB.
  • The last day for submissions is 5pm on May 30, 2022.
  • The decision of the Judging panel is final.
  • The HCT Applied Media Faculty reserves the right to use any submitted photos for promotional or marketing purposes.

Entries can be submitted using the Submission Link:

Entry Evaluation Criteria:

  • Storytelling/Concept: Creative presentation of the theme
  • Quality of the photo: Resolution and clarity
  • Application of design or photographic principles: Use of lighting, composition, and balance etc.
  • Technical skills: Use of exposure, depth of field and focus etc.
  • Visual Appeal: Color, value, contrast, artistic expression etc.
  • Venue Virtual
  • Date 01/06/2022