24 Dec 2011


ASIA PRESS PHOTO CONTEST   Organizer: Asia News Network/China Daily Su... thumbnail 1 summary


Organizer: Asia News Network/China Daily
Supported by: 21 leading Asian newspapers in 18 countries
Coordinating office: China Daily, Beijing, China
Submission Date: December 1, 2011-January 31, 2012
Judging Date: February, 2012
Announcement of winners: March, 2012
Theme: “Changing Asia”
The contest is open to professional photojournalists and freelancers to submit photos, which reflect changes taking place in Asia. It can focus on a variety of fields from environment to economics, science and technology to culture.
Submission is by categories (with codes)
General News (GN)
Spot News (SN)
Economics, Science & Technology (ESTN)
Portraits (PO)
Daily Life (DL)
Sports (SP)
Arts and Entertainment (AEN)
Nature and Environment (NEN)

The judging panel comprises representatives from Asia News Network, journalism scholars, photo critics, editors and photojournalists from all around the world.

There is a gold prize award and 20 other honorary prizes in each of the eight categories.
Gold Prize (8): A cash sum of US$1,000 each and free roundtrip ticket to Beijing for each winner
Honorary Prize (160): Photos will be selected for the Yearbook and will feature in exhibitions

Competition rules:
The competition is open to press photographers, photojournalists representing news agencies, journals, newspapers, photo agencies and freelancers.
Terms and conditions and the application forms can be downloaded from www.asianewsphoto.com

Submission via internet is strongly recommended. Please download the application forms and complete it. Once it is done, participants can send emails with application forms and photos to photo60@chinadaily.com.cn
Participants who choose to deliver entries by post must download the application forms and send it together with the photos to here: Asia News Photo Website, China Daily, 15 Huixin Dongjie, Chaoyang District, Beijing, China. Post code: 100029. Please mark "no commercial value" to avoid unnecessary fees and postponement at customs.

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