MICRO NATION PHOTOGRAPHY CHALLENGE-1

"Photography helps people to see"

Throughout the history of photography, buildings have been highly valued photographic subjects, mirroring society’ s appreciation for architecture and its cultural significance.

MICRO NATION is launching its very first architecture photography competition for all the photography enthusiasts out there.  The theme being ‘MINIMALIST ARCHITECTURE’.

What is MINIMALIST ARCHITECTURE?

Minimalist architecture, sometimes referred to as ‘ minimalism’, involves the use of simple design elements, without ornamentation or decoration.  Proponents of minimalism believe that condensing the content and form of a design to its bare essentials, reveals the true ‘ essence of architecture’. Common characteristics of minimalist architecture include:

  1. Pure geometric forms.
  2. Simple, limited and plain materials.
  3. Neat and straight components.
  4. Repetition to give a sense of order and unification.
  5. Simple, open spaces.
  6. ‘Clean’ lines

OBJECTIVE

Capture the essence of minimalist architecture in photographs (maximum 3). The photographs should be Self-explanatory and Communicative.  Minimum editing is allowed i.e.; enhancing your Photographs’ tones and tints. Photo manipulation via adding elements or text is prohibited.

All means of photography are allowed, be it mobile Photography or DSLR capture.

(Participants can submit previously clicked photographs as Well.)

PRIZES

Lightroom Presets worth INR 10,000 will be awarded for lifetime.
Winner:
  • 100 Presets Collection for Adobe Lightroom (Desktop + App).
  • Certificate of Achievement.
  • Acknowledgement on our Social Media and Website.

1st Runner Up:

  • 50 Presets Collection for Adobe Lightroom (Desktop + App). 
  • Certificate of Achievement.
  • Acknowledgement on our Social Media and Website.
2nd Runner Up:
  • 25 Presets Collection for Adobe Lightroom (Desktop + App). 
  • Certificate of Achievement.
  • Acknowledgement on our Social Media and Website.
TOP 5 Honorable Mentions:
  • Certificates
  • Acknowledgement on our Social Media and Website.

All the participants will receive a participation certificate.

Note: 2nd and 3rd prizes will be top 50 and top 25 presets respectively from the winner’s collection.
 

TIMELINE

  1. Registration Deadline: 10th October, 2020
  2. Submission Deadline: 15th October, 2020
  3. Result Announcement: 20th October, 2020

 Submission Requirement

  1. Each Image Size should not be more than 5mb.
  2. E-mail your entry: microaintsmall@gmail.com
  3. Subject of the email: MNP-XXX (Unique Identification Code provided to you after a successful registration.)
  4. Title for photographs should be: MNP-XXX-01,02,03
  5. A participant can submit up to 3 photographs (maximum) with one registration.
  6. Group entries will be disqualified, this is an individual competition
  7. Only original photographs are allowed (No Photoshopped)

REGISTRATION FEES

For Indian Participants: 100 INR
For International Participants: $3 USD
(Amount is non-refundable.)

ALL THE BEST!!

7 thoughts on “MICRO NATION PHOTOGRAPHY CHALLENGE-1”

  1. Pingback: Competitions: Architecture Photography Competition: MINIMALIST ARCHITECTURE – Dean Marks

  2. can we use hdr toning in the photography is is it only limited to edit the hue, saturation, tint, contrast, and exposure?

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