Call to Shutterbugs to Capture Madras in Frames

Photographic Society of Madras (PSM) is holding a photography contest as part of the Madras Week celebrations. The contest titled ‘Shoot Madras’ will have a separate section for students.

Published: 05th August 2014 07:31 AM  |   Last Updated: 05th August 2014 12:36 PM   |  A+A-

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CHENNAI: Photographic Society of Madras (PSM) is holding a photography contest as part of the Madras Week celebrations. The contest titled ‘Shoot Madras’ will have a separate section for students.

Participants can send their photographs on the themes including My Madras, Monuments of Madras and Unusual  Madras. Under My Madras, the photos can convey a personal tribute to Chennai — depicting what the city means to them. It can include beaches, towns, eat outs and city life.

The second category, Monuments of Madras, is abpout city’s heritage sites and architectural values of the buildings. The third category, Unusual Madras, is for those who have an eye for the uncommon. This can include anything which one feels is contradicting the usual traditions and customs.

There are six first prizes, each worth Rs 1,000, six second prizes, each worth Rs 750 and six third prizes, each worth Rs 500, besides 18 special mentions to be won at the event. First and second prize winners will also be given complimentary PSM membership till March 31, 2015.

Each participant can send two photos per theme to photomadrasweek14@gmail.com, till August 15.

For more details, log on to www.photomadras.org

An exhibition of prize-winning entries will be open on August 19 (World Photography Day) at Hotel Ambassador Pallava.

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