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About the Competitions

Submission guidelines and how to enter

  • The competitions are run on this website. To submit your images, please register on the website and you will then be able to upload images.
  • Photographs of animals in captivity, pets and domesticated animals are not eligible for entry. The management reserves the right to refuse/remove any picture it deems ineligible for any reason. Also images which are deemed to be of poor quality will be removed with a communication to the participant.
  • The competition is open to Indian Nationals only. The image could have been taken anywhere in the world. Owners of the winning image will be asked to provide valid proof of Indian citizenship, prior to being announced as the winner. Failure to do so will result in the image being disqualified.
  • There is an entry fee applicable, which varies basis number of images submitted. The higher image counts the cheaper is the per image submission fees.
  • The competition is open to professional and amateur photographers. There is a separate submission payment plan for students.
  • If one desires to enter the annual competition directly he/she may do so by choosing the appropriate submission plans.
  • Upon completion of registration, the owner of the images will get an opportunity to upload and review up to 30 images on the website, prior to submitting images to the open competitions. 
  • The participant is required to select the relevant package from the listed competition.
  • Upon selection, please select the images from the uploaded list.
  • Please ensure the images to be submitted are listed in your user panel before you proceed to pay for the relevant submission pack
  • Please select the appropriate submission pack and add the images before proceeding for payment as directed.
  • Once the payment is confirmed, participant’s images will automatically get submitted for the respective competition. The payment confirmation will be displayed upon successful transfer.
  • You can choose any pack depending on the numbers of images to be submitted. If in an event you have submitted the number of images chosen in the pack, you can opt for an additional pack as per your requirement. Participants are allowed to take multiple submission packs before the end of every month for image submission in the monthly contest.​
  • Acceptance of Rules and Regulations: By submitting an image for the competition, the participant will be regarded as having accepted and agreed to be bound by the rules and regulations of the competition. While the organiser’s will exercise due care during the collection, selection and storage of images, it shall not be held liable for any loss, theft or destruction of the images.