Aspiring Seberang Perai Photography Awards

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24 JANUARY 2019 - 14 JUNE 2019

INTRODUCTION
Photographers of all ages, backgrounds, experience and entry levels are invited to enter the Aspiring Seberang Perai Photography Awards. The aim is to discover local talent in photography and also educate the public by creating awareness and love for Seberang Perai.
 
Through this year’s award theme, ‘My Seberang Perai Old Towns’, these photography awards aim to discover the hidden talents ofSeberang Perai citizens,while promoting glorious charm of 3 Pekan Lama in Seberang Perai.Through the Aspiring Seberang Perai photography competition, people wiil be in close proximity to the Pekan Lama to discover People-Centric, Cultural, Building Architecture, Socio-economy and Night Scenery in Seberang Perai.

Majlis Perbandaran Seberang Perai (MPSP) aims to make Seberang Perai a city with a desirable and aspirational lifestyle, and, through this competition, the council hopes to take on-board the residents’ ideas of an expanding city, reflected in their submitted photographic work.

24 JANUARY 2019 - 14 JUNE 2019

5 CATEGORIES

70 PRIZES

INTRODUCTION

Photographers of all ages, backgrounds, experience and entry levels are invited to enter the Aspiring Seberang Perai Photography Awards. The aim is to discover local talent in photography and also educate the public by creating awareness and love for Seberang Perai.
 
Through this year’s award theme, ‘My Sungai Perai’, the public will be in close proximity to the river to discover the potential, natural habitat, cultural and historical sites along the river settlements, as well as the flora and fauna, social economic activities, and local cuisine.

Majlis Perbandaran Seberang Perai (MPSP) aims to make Seberang Perai a city with a desirable and aspirational lifestyle, and, through this competition, the council hopes to take on-board the residents’ ideas of an expanding city, reflected in their submitted photographic work.

CATEGORIES & PRIZES

 

Seberang Perai Citizen Category
(Entrants must submit a photocopy of their Mykad with Seberang Perai Address)
First Prize, RM 1200 & certificate
Second Prize, RM 1000 & certificate
Third Prize,  RM 800 & certificate
Consolation (5 Prizes), RM 200 & certificate

Seberang Perai Student Category
(Entrants must submit a photocopy of their Student ID which shows the school location in Seberang Perai)
First Prize, RM 1000 & certificate
Second Prize, RM 800 & certificate
Third Prize,  RM 600 & certificate
Consolation (5 Prizes), RM 200 & certificate

 

 

Professional Category
(Open to all Malaysians)
First Prize, RM 1000 & certificate
Second Prize, RM 800 & certificate
Third Prize,  RM 600 & certificate
Consolation (5 Prizes), RM 200 & certificate

 

 

Special Category - Time-lapse Video

Tittle : Living in Old Town

First Prize, RM 1000 & certificate

Second Prize, RM 800 & certificate

Third Prize,  RM 600 & certificate

Consolation (5 Prizes), RM 200 & certificate

Public Category
(Open to all submissions via Instagram)

Hashtag: #MySeberangPeraiOldTowns
First Prize, RM 500 & certificate
Second Prize, RM 400 & certificate
Third Prize,  RM 300 & certificate
Consolation (20 Prizes), RM 200 & certificate


 

PHOTOGRAPHY AREAS
The participants may cover a the following 3 Pekan Lama selected by organizer in Seberang Perai. Photographer may cover any and every aspect of the Seberang Perai People-Centric, Cultural ,Architecture, 
Socio-economy and Night Scenery


DESIGNATED PHOTOGRAPHY ZONES

  1. Pekan Lama Nibong Tebal

  2. Pekan Lama Bukit Mertajam

  3. Pekan Lama Kepala Batas

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HOW TO SUBMIT?

  1. To enter, you must complete the Entry Form which can be downloaded from the MPSP and ASP Award  website: www.mpsp.gov.my or www.aspiring.photography

  2. Images must have been taken in 2019 and should indicate the zone on the submission form.

  3. Images should be no larger than 50MB. Images should be saved as either JPEG or TIFF files in the RGB colour model. All entrants must be able to supply a high resolution image suitable for printing in exhibitions, should the image be required for such.

  4. Professional Category entries are required to submit RAW file together with the JPG and TIFF file of the photo.

  5. EACH submission should be inserted into an A4-size, sealed envelope, along with the Entry Form + 8RW size print + CD or USB thumbdrive containing the soft copy of the photo.

  6. Each participant is eligible to submit more than ONE entry. Fees are applied on each submission. Judging will be based on the single image and not the series of images.

  7. Submissions should be sent to the Majlis Perbandaran Seberang Perai (MPSP) counter at the following address: Majlis Perbandaran Seberang Perai, Menara MPSP, Jalan Perda Utama, Bandar Perda, 14000 Bukit Mertajam, Penang.

  8. Submission ends on 14th June 2019, 5pm

  9. Each submission requires payment of the submission fee, upon handing over the submission at MPSP.

BENEFITS

All winning photographers’ works will be honoured during an Awards Ceremony, on a designated date, to be announced in the very near future. Selected photos will be exhibited for public viewing during the Butterworth Fringe Festival (BFF).

JUDGING

Step 1
Entries will go through pre-selection rounds, conducted by our official Pre-Selection Committee and the shortlist of images will then be judged by the ASP Awards Honorary Judging Committee.

Step 2
The category winners will be announced via the MPSP and ASP Award website


 

TERMS AND CONDITIONS

By entering the Competition, You hereby accept these Competition Rules and the Terms and Conditions. Entries must be submitted by 28th September 2018. By entering the Competition, You agree and acknowledge that the organiser is permitted to receive your registration data. The organisers reserve the rights to change the Competition Rules and the Terms and Conditions during the contest period. All participants are advised to update the info via the award website before their submission. All personal information will be used by the organisers in accordance with its Privacy Policy. The organiser, Majlis Perbandaran Seberang Perai., and Spirit of Perai dn. Bhd., hold the rights to the submitted photos and may publish any submitted photos for any commercial or non-commercial purposes.
 

Submission Address

Majlis Perbandaran Seberang Perai,

Menara MPSP, Jalan Perda Utama,

Bandar Perda, 14000 Bukit Mertajam,

Penang.

 

Enquiries
Tel: +(60)4-3580022
Email: spiritofperai@gmail.com

Closing Date

14 June 2019