4th BPS International Photograph Competition & Exhibition 2019
Organized by Bangladesh Photographic Society (BPS)
In collaboration with Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy,
The Exhibition will be held National Art Gallery, Bangladesh.
The salon is organized under the approved rules of The International Federation of Photographic Art (FIAP) and Photographic Society of America (PSA). Competition is open to anyone worldwide. PATRONAGE
FIAP 2020/033 PSA 2020- 032 , BPS 2020-01, NYPA 2020-01
- Open Color (color digital) FIAP and PSA PID color
- Open Monochrome (monochrome digital) FIAP and PSA PID monochrome
- Nature(color/monochrome digital) FIAP and PSA ND
- Photo Travel (color/monochrome digital) FIAP and PSA PTD
Each entrant may submit a maximum of 4 images to each category or section.
- Open Color Print (Large Color Print) FIAP and PSA PPD Color
- Open Monochrome Print (Large Monochrome Print) FIAP and PSA Print monochrome
Each entrant may submit maximum of 4 images to each category or section.
Closing: 31/01/2020 Judging: 07/02/2020 Notification: 10/02/2020 Exhibition: 28/02/2020 EDAS Report send: 02/03/2020 PDF Catalogue: 05/03/2020 Award Mailed: 10/03/2020
TOTAL of 215 Awards
One Grand Award: BPS Trophy and USD 1000
FIAP Special Light Blue Pin for best author
BPS Salon Trophy for best local entry
AWARDS FOR Each DIGITAL SECTION
FIAP Gold, Silver, Bronze Medal, and 6 FIAP Honorable Mention Blue Ribbon PSA Gold, Silver, Bronze Medal and 5 PSA Honorable Mention Red Ribbon BPS Gold, Silver, Bronze Medal, and 10 BPS Honorable Mention e-certificate. NYPA Gold, Silver, Bronze Medal and 5 Honorable Mention e-certificate.
AWARDS FOR EACH PRINT SECTION
FIAP Gold and 2 FIAP Honorable Mention Blue Ribbon PSA Gold and 5 PSA Honorable Mention Red Ribbon BPS Gold, Silver, Bronze Medal and 10 BPS Honorable Mention e-certificate. NYPA Gold, Silver, Bronze Medal and 5 Honorable Mention e-certificate.
The authors must submit photos online. Photos must be in JPG file format, maximum dimensions: 1920 pixels in horizontal side and 1080 pixel in vertical side in 300 dpi Maximum file size 2MB
Entrant will have to register himself at our website. Only registered entrants will be allowed to upload print details along with a similar version (1920 X 1028 at 300 DPI) of print image for final verification and publication of selected images in the salon PDF Catalogue. No specific file name is required but a valid file name must be given it can be the title of the image. Please do not use special character like as / & % # @ * ! The final print size should not less than 8 x 12 inches and should not be larger than 12 x 18 Inches including border if any. Please write your name, category or section and image title to each print.
Follow the instructions on www.bpscontest.com
If any problem during uploading than you can send all of your photos with the appropriate file name, file size and address through e-mail: email@example.com
FILE NAMING & TITLE:
No need Specific file naming, the only title can be a file name for the image. All images must have a title.
The authors must fill out the online entry form.
USD $ 30 or 25 EURO for any or all sections (Digital and Print) for foreign and as well as Bangladeshi entrant. For group entry (Minimum 5 participants): USD 25 or EURO 20 for any or all sections (Digital and Print) for foreign and as well as Bangladeshi entrant. Possible way of payment
Pay Pal transfer: firstname.lastname@example.org
For Bangladesh: bkash Number: 01943555777, Taka 2500 -the works of the authors who did not pay the fee would not be taken into consideration.
A small printed catalogue (FIAP 2 star) will be published and distribute among the winners only On-line PDF exhibition catalog will be published on 05/03/2020 in www.bpscontest.com
Juries will meet together on 7th February 2020, Dhaka, Bangladesh for judgment in all sections. No online judgment. Honorable Jury Members:
- Md. Tanveer Hassan Rohan EFIAP (Bangladesh)
- Kayser Alam Hon. FBPS (Bangladesh)
- Nafiz Ahmed Nadvi Hon.FBPS (Bangladesh)
- Akhlas Uddin EFIAP (Bangladesh)
- Golam Mustafa Hon. FBPS (Bangladesh)
- Devabrata Chowdhury Hon. FBPS (Bangladesh)
- Rashid un Nabi EFIAP (Bangladesh)
- Shoeb Faruquee Hon. FBPS (Bangladesh)
- Imtiaz Alam Beg Hon. FBPS (Bangladesh)
Each round of judging will not contain more than ONE image from each entrant. The jury decision is final. Everyone should respect the jury decision. No bad correspondence will be entertained and this correspondence will send directly to FIAP and PSA. As a new rule of FIAP, only 25% of images will be accepted in the respective section.
INFORMATION AND CONTACT: Chairman: Chairman: Yousuf Tushar AFIAP, Hon. FBPS E-mail: email@example.com Mobile: +8801720311811 Salon Secretary: K M Jahangir Alam E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Mobile: +880 711538757 Office Secretary: Rashed Kabir E-mail: email@example.com Mobile: +880 754393430 ADDRESS: Suite # 24, 5th Floor, Sahera Tropical Center, 218 Elephant Road, Dhaka 1205, Bangladesh. Web Site: www.bpscontest.com
BPS – HP 14th National Photography Competition & Exhibition 2019
Bangladesh Photographic Society (BPS) has called its prestigious National Photography Competition & Exhibition 2019 in collaboration with Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy, the Ministry of Cultural Affairs of the Government of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh.
1. RULES & REGULATION
1A AnyBangladeshi national can participate in this contest. Original works should be photographed by the participant and the copyright will retain with the photographer.
1B Contest theme is “Bangladesh” with unique creativity. Negative images of Bangladesh, nude & Political views will not be accepted.
1C Photo previously exhibited or awarded in any national contest will not be accepted.
1D BPSkeeps all rights to disqualify any entry if not submitted as per the terms and conditions. BPS reserves the right to change the terms and conditions at any time without notification.
1E Exhibition Committee, Jury and their family members cannot participate in this competition. 1F Submitted images must be taken in Bangladesh by the author.
1G Entries must originate as photographs (image-captures of objects via light sensitivity) made by the entrant on photographic emulsion or acquired digitally. For digital imaging section(s) images may be acquired digitally, or scanned from traditional film to create a digital file. Images may be altered, either digitally or otherwise, by the maker and artwork or computer graphics created by the entrant may be incorporated if the photographic content predominates, subject to Nature, Photo Travel and divisional restrictions.
2. AUTHOR COPYRIGHT
Each entrant owns the copyright of the submitted images. The entrant certifies the work as his own. The entrant permits the organizers to reproduce the entered material free of charge for promotional purposes related to the salon, like catalogue and website, unless specifically stated otherwise by the entrant on the entry form.
3. THEM : OPEN
4. NUMBER OF ENTRY:
Minimum 5 and maximum 20 images can be submitted
5. ENTRY FEE:
5A BDT.100.00 (One Hundred) for each image.
5B Entry fees can be sent through Mercantile Bank Ltd. Elephant Road Branch, Account Name: Bangladesh Photographic Society Account No.011812100039805. Original copy of bank deposit should be sent with the entry documents.
5C Entry fees can submit BPS office hand to hand with money receipt.
5D bKash: 01711538757 ( KM Jahangir Alam)
01715104804 (Mahadi Hasan)
with charge and confirm by SMS or email: firstname.lastname@example.org
- SUBMISSION OF ENTRY
E-mail: entry can be email to: email@example.com
CD/DVD by post/mailing address or hand to hand submit
Mailing address : Bangladesh Photographic Society (BPS)
Room # 27, 5th Floor, Sahera Tropical Center, 218 Elephant Road, Dhaka 1205, Bangladesh
Cell : +88 01754 393 430, +88 01711 538 757, +88 01720 311 811,
Entries received without fee will not be judged.
7. WORK SIZE
Digital image format : JPEG, sRGB color profile, Maximum 4000 pixels, not less than 2000 pixels on longest side. Maximum file size 5MB, not less than 2MB.
8. SUBMISSION FILE NAME AS FOLLOW
Two Digit Serial Number_author Name_Title
For example you are submitting works in open color section, your name is Nazrul Islam and title is Joy of life. So file name should be as follow :01_Nazrul Islam_Joy of life
9. REPORT CARD & CATALOG
Results will be notified by email and all the judging results or decision are final. All acceptance will get one Print/digital catalogue by hand or post to his mailing address after exhibition.
200 Print (awarded and accepted images) will be displayed in the exhibition. Public showing Print Exhibition and projected images will take place at National Art Gallery, Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy, Dhaka
All accepted images will be exhibited on the BPS website www.bpsbd.org
For Judgement all images will be displayed on the Macintosh IMac 27” for judging. Native resolution of screen is 3840 by 2160 pixels
1st Prize : Alokchitarcharjo M.A. Beg Crest & Tk. 50,000.00 (Fifty Thousand Taka)
2nd Prize : Bijon Sarkar Crest & Tk. 20,000.00 (Twenty Thousand Taka)
3rd Prize : Rashid Talukder Crest & Tk. 10,000.00 (Teen Thousand Taka)
Best Female Photographer : Sayeeda Khanam Crest & Tk. 20,000.00 (Twenty Thousand Taka)
Best Portrait : Medal Best Nature : Medal Best Landscape : Medal
BPS Honorable Mention Award : 5 Photographer will get 1 medal each
BPS Special Jury Award : 5 Photographer will get 1 medal each
BPS Certificate of Merit :5 Photographer will get 1 medal each
Each accepted participants will receive one certificate and catalogue
Total Award 22
Total award money Tk. 1,00,000.00
12. Event Calendar
Submissions Date : 10 January to 10 February 2019
Judging Date : 15 February 2019
Notification Date : 18 February 2019
Exhibition Inauguration Date : 08 March 2019
Print Exhibition : 08 to 15 March 2019
Venue : National Art Gallery, Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy, Dhaka
e-Exhibition Date : 20 March 2019