Alliance Française of St Lucia announces Photo Contest with theme Jobs around the world

By ARC Magazine Saturday, December 22nd, 2012 Categories: Competitions, Photography, Updates

The Alliance Française de Sainte-Lucie warmly invites you to participate in the international photo contest entitled “Jobs around the World”. Participation in the contest is free. The contest is based on the submission of photos that illustrate the theme “Jobs around the World”. The goal is to showcase men and women in the extraordinary diversity of jobs around the world, both in the beauty and the hardships of their daily work. This contest will also be an opportunity to learn about unique and unusual types of work, tied to traditional lifestyles and to see how they have evolved.

This contest is open to anyone who is legally an adult in their country of origin. This contest will be held in Saint Lucia and worldwide.

National contest
+ Subscription available between December 6th and January 20th (deadline has been extended)
+ Documents required to be submitted to for validation: Registration form and 2 photos[1]
+ Registration form and the rules and regulations are available free of charge on demand by email:
+ Selection of the Saint-Lucian Laureate: Between 14th and 18th of January 2013.

Download registration form here.

- Prizes awarded

+ The best photos of candidates will be exhibited by the Alliance Française of Saint-Lucia and the other French Alliances of the OECS within the framework of a travelling exhibition.
+ The three finalists will be offered a French scholarship.
+ The winner will have the opportunity to represent St. Lucia at the international competition of the French Alliance Foundation.

[1] Each participant shall submit their 2 photos in TIFF file format (preferred) or JPEG format (as an alternative) with a resolution of 300 dpi, minimum 30×40 cm, and 3543×4724 pixels. The following information must also accompany the 2 photos submitted by each participant:
- Brand, model and reference information about the camera used
- The f-stop used
- The shutter speed used
- If a negative was used, information about the film (brand, Iso number).

International contest

- The Alliance Française de Sainte-Lucie will send 2 photos from the Saint-Lucian award winner to the Foundation. The result of the contest will be available after 20th January 2013.

Prizes awarded

Some of the photos submitted by the finalists and the grand prize winner, selected by the jury, will be exhibited in a group exhibition during the 2013 International Symposium of the Alliance Française at a Parisian venue chosen by the Fondation Alliance Française.

The Grand Prize Winner shall have a personal show in a Parisian gallery. The photos selected as winning entries shall be published in the specialised arts and photography printed press. Air fare, lodging for one week in Paris, will be provided to the winner by the Fondation Alliance Française.

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