Photography / Videography / Shorts Competition 2022

Uttara Kannada District is one of the biggest districts of our State, with abundant natural resources. The district has varied geographical features with thick forests, perennial rivers, abundant flora and fauna, and a long coastal line of about 140 KM in length Though the District is located in a coastal area, it is not so famous for its marine products. But activities connected with Fisheries are carried out on large scales with the help of the State Government and Central Government.

Purpose of Contest

The tourist department is organizing the contest to bring out people’s talent and improve people’s opinion towards tourism. This contest helps to gain more tourist attention toward the places and helps to tourist people to know the importance of tourist places. These photographs and videos will be used on social media channels and websites of the Tourist Department. This contest will help to create awareness about the places.

Subject

Nature, Wildlife, Waterfalls, Heritage Culture, Plants And Fungi, Beach, Tribals.

Important Dates

  • Submission Opens on: 01-10-2022
  • Submission Closes on: 30-10-2022
  • Judging Date: TBA
  • Result Announcement Date: TBA

Photography Competition (DSLR)

Prizes

  • 1st Prize: ₹25,000 worth of Holiday Package & Certificate
  • 2nd Prize: ₹15,000 worth of Holiday Package & Certificate
  • 3rd Prize: ₹10,000 worth of Holiday Package & Certificate

General conditions for Photography (DSLR Only)

  1. No entry fees
  2. Maximum 4 entries per participant are allowed.
  3. Age limit: 18 to 30 years.
  4. The file name should be YourName_Mobilenumber.jpg (Ex: 1234567890_Kiran1.jpg, 1234567890_Kiran2.jpg, and so on.
  5. The photo file format must be JPEG/PNG. No other file formats are allower.
  6. Photos submitted must be at least 640 pixels on the shorter side and no more than 2000 pixels on the longer side.
  7. Images should be no larger than 10MB.
  8. The photos can be in Landscape / Portrait mode.
  9. All pictures should be original. To enhance the quality, cropping/corrections of brightness, contrast, sharpness, and white balance are permitted.
  10. Images with mixing/merging of two or more images and adding/deleting the contents from the original image will be disqualified and rejected. If demanded/required, participants shall produce the original digital soft copy photo for verification
  11. All submitted photos must contain the original EXIF metadata information. However, there must be no border (s), logo(s), copyright marks, identifying marks, or any other visible references and /or marks on the image.
  12. Participants are required to provide a unique title and description for each image submitted.
  13. The judging will be done by the team of judges decided by the District Tourism Development committee.
  14. Entries will be judged equally on creativity, technical expertise, and aesthetic value. Entries will be ranked in descending order.
  15. The decisions of the judges are final and binding in all respects.
  16. Competition is restricted to Indian citizens only.
  17. Images for the photography competition should be uploaded through the below-mentioned link only, and no entries will be accepted through any other mode – viz. prints, soft copies through emails, or physical media like CD/DVD/pen drives etc.
  18. Entries should be submitted through the forms on the website uttarakannada.org only.
  19. The submission link will be deactivated after the last submission date, and no entries will be accepted after that.
  20. The District Tourism Development committee is not responsible if the entries submitted through the link provided do not reach due to technical faults.
  21. Entries with a watermark/ Individual Name will not be accepted.
  22. For any inquiries, send an email to info@uttarakannada.org.

Mobile Photography

Prize

  • ₹10,000 worth of Holiday Package & Certificate (Winner)

General conditions For Photography (Mobile only)

  1. No entry fees
  2. Maximum 4 entries per participant are allowed.
  3. Age limit: 18 to 25 years.
  4. The file name should be YourName_Mobilenumber.jpg (Ex: 1234567890_Kiran1.jpg, 1234567890_Kiran2.jpg, and so on.
  5. The photo file format must be JPEG/PNG. No other file formats are allower.
  6. Images should be no larger than 5MB.
  7. The photos can be in Landscape / Portrait mode.
  8. All pictures should be original. To enhance the quality, cropping/corrections of brightness, contrast, sharpness, and white balance are permitted.
  9. Images with mixing/merging of two or more images and adding/deleting the contents from the original image will be disqualified and rejected. If demanded/required, participants shall produce the original digital soft copy photo for verification
  10. All submitted photos must contain the original EXIF metadata information. However, there must be no border (s), logo(s), copyright marks, identifying marks, or any other visible references and /or marks on the image.
  11. Participants are required to provide a unique title and description for each image submitted.
  12. The judging will be done by the team of judges decided by the District Tourism Development committee.
  13. Entries will be judged equally on creativity, technical expertise, and aesthetic value. Entries will be ranked in descending order.
  14. The decisions of the judges are final and binding in all respects.
  15. Competition is restricted to Indian citizens only.
  16. Images for the photography competition should be uploaded through the below-mentioned link only, and no entries will be accepted through any other mode – viz. prints, soft copies through emails, or physical media like CD/DVD/pen drives etc.
  17. Images should be submitted through the website uttarakannada.org only.
  18. The submission link will be deactivated after the last submission date, and no entries will be accepted after that.
  19. The District Tourism Development committee is not responsible if the entries submitted through the link provided do not reach due to technical faults.
  20. Entries with a watermark/ Individual Name will not be accepted.
  21. For any inquiries, send an email to info@uttarakannada.org.

Videography Competition (Vlogs / Blogs)

Prizes

1st Prize: ₹25,000 worth of Holiday Package & Certificate
2nd Prize: ₹15,000 worth of Holiday Package & Certificate
3rd Prize: ₹10,000 worth of Holiday Package & Certificate

General Conditions {Videography}

  1. No entry fees.
  2. Maximum 2 entries per participant.
  3. Age limit: 18 to 25years.
  4. V-blog and Vlog entries must be in English or Kannada.
  5. All entries must be grammatically sound and conform to standards of good English and Kannada
  6. The Blogs or Vlogs may either tell stories or express opinions.
  7. Entries containing dirty, foul, and offensive language are subject to immediate disqualification.
  8. The vlogs should be in landscape orientation and at least 640×480 resolution.
  9. Vlog entries must not be more than three 10 minutes.
  10. Participants must upload the videos to YouTube and submit the video links in the form provided below. Only the new submissions after the contest start date are valid.
  11. The vlog entries will be judged based on their compelling visuals and the impressions they convey to their audiences.
  12. Blogs must not exceed 1,000 words.
  13. The blogs will be judged based on their impact on the readers.
  14. Entries will be judged equally on creativity, technical expertise, and aesthetic value. Entries will be ranked in descending order.
  15. The decisions of the judges are final and binding in all respects.
  16. Competition is restricted to Indian citizens only.
  17. Links of videos for the Videography competition should be uploaded through the below-mentioned link only, and no entries will be accepted through any other mode – viz. prints, soft copies through emails, or physical media like CD/DVD/pen drives, etc.
  18. Entries should be submitted through the forms on the website uttarakannada.org only.
  19. The submission link will be deactivated after the last submission date, and no entries will be accepted after that.
  20. The District Tourism Development committee is not responsible if the entries submitted through the link provided do not reach due to technical faults.
  21. Entries with a watermark/ Individual Name will not be accepted.
  22. For any inquiries, send an email to info@uttarakannada.org.

Reels Making Competition

Prize

  • ₹10,000 worth of Holiday Package & Certificate (Winner)

General Conditions {Reels Making}

  1. No entry fees
  2. Maximum 2 entries per participant
  3. Age limit: 18 to 25 years
  4. Reels must be in English or Kannada
  5. All entries must be grammatically sound and conform to standards of good English And Kannada
  6. The reels may either tell stories or express opinions.
  7. Entries containing dirty, foul, and offensive language are subject to immediate disqualification.
  8. The reels should have landscape or portrait orientation.
  9. Reels entries must not be more than 30 seconds.
  10. Participants must upload the videos to YouTube/Instagram and submit the reel links in the form provided below. Only the new submissions after the contest start date are valid.
  11. Entries will be judged equally on creativity, technical expertise, and aesthetic value. Entries will be ranked in descending order.
  12. The decisions of the judges are final and binding in all respects.
  13. Competition is restricted to Indian citizens only.
  14. Reels for Reel making competition should be uploaded through the below-mentioned link only, and no entries will be accepted through any other mode – viz. prints, soft copies through emails, or physical media like CD/DVD/pen drives, etc.
  15. Entries should be submitted through the forms on the website uttarakannada.org only.
  16. The submission link will be deactivated after the last submission date, and no entries will be accepted after that.
  17. The District Tourism Development committee is not responsible if the entries submitted through the link provided do not reach due to technical faults.
  18. Entries with a watermark/ Individual Name will not be accepted.
  19. For any inquiries, send an email to info@uttarakannada.org.