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Submission Guidelines & Prizes

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Astro photographers endure a lot of hardships and have to show immense grit, determination and patience to capture these wonders of the nature. This intense efforts taken by the photographer deserves much more than just ‘likes’ on the social media.

Submit your best shots of the Milky Way, Star-trails  Meteor showers, or any other astronomical events and help our viewers to explore the unseen beauty of the Universe!Along with Cash prizes, and many more attractive prizes.

Winners  will get their winning images featured in Srushti Photo Book and Srushti Website which would help them gaining exposure & reach a wider audience in a direct and personal way.


PRIZES
 

  • 1st Prize
    * Cash Prize INR 10,000
    Sirui T-1004XL Tripod from fotocentreindia
    * Camera Backpack from adventureworx
    * Winning Images featured on Srushti Website and Instagram Account
    * Certificate

     

  • 2nd Prize
    Cash Prize INR 5,000
    *
    Sirui Smartphone Gimbal 
    from fotocentreindia
    * Camera Backpack from adventureworx

    Winning Images featured on Srushti Website and Instagram Account
    * Certificate

     

  • 3rd Prize
    Cash Prize INR 3,000
    SanDisk 32GB Memory card 
    from fotocentreindia
    Camera Bag from adventureworx

    Winning Images featured on Srushti Website and Instagram Account
    * Certificate

     

  •  Public Choice Award (Based on public voting)
    Cash Prize
    INR 2,000
     

  • Judges Choice Award
    Upto 25 participants gets an opportunity to win Gift vouchers worth INR 2500 from Share Your Safari.

     

  • Special Mention
    *Upto 15
    participants gets an opportunity to win Gift vouchers worth INR 1000 from Share Your Safari.

     

  • TOP 100 Photo will be published in Srushti 2021 Coffee Table Book.

Contest Timeline
 

  • Image submission starts  1st October 2021

  • Image submission ends  21st November 2021

  • Distribution of Participation Certificates 15th December 2021

  • Top 100  15th January 2022

  • Voting (Public choice award)  15th January - 31st January 2022

  • Winners announcement  15th February 2022

  • Srushti coffee table book launch  1st March 2022

     

The entry fee for Srushti Astro-Photography Contest is Rs. 399 per person. Once registered you can submit 5 images.

You can buy additional entries by paying the additional charges as follows.

  • Additional 5 entries Rs. 199

  • Additional 10 entries Rs. 399

  • Additional 15 entries Rs. 599

All the images must be submitted online through our image submission portal ONLY. Click here to enter the contest.

Click here to see the stepwise guide on How to submit your photographs for the contest.

Criteria for image submissions

  • Photos shot with all Digital cameras, Film cameras and Mobile Phones will be accepted

  • Photos shot with Telescopes will not be a valid entry

  • Film images must be submitted digitally

  • Photos must be in JPG format

  • File size should be less than 1 MB

  • Colourspace : sRGB

  • Photos must be at least 1200 X 800 px 

  • Photos with borders , watermarks and / or any identification marks will not be considered for judging

  • Entries must be wholly the original work of the entrant and under their sole ownership

  • Stacking, Blending, Multiple Exposure, HDR and Panorama  are a valid entry.

  • The entrant must be in possession of all the RAW files / PSD / TIFF (In case of Panorama and / or star-trails) If required, We may ask for the same to verify the authenticity of the images. Failing to produce the same (if requested) can result in disqualification from the contest.

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