UAE-Dubai: Milagreans Announce Photography Contest – 2011

By Editor - Sat Sep 15, 11:11 am

Dubai, UAE, Jul 20: Milagreans Gulf Association, Dubai is pleased to announce the Milagreans Photography Contest 2011. This competition recognizes the outstanding use of photography by amateur photographers. Anyone globally is welcome to participate in this competition.

The competition will award three (3) prizes to best photographs chosen by public voting. Participants are requested to post their photographs on Milagres Gulf Association Facebook Page or send their entries to

The panel of jury will select up to 15 photos to be the contest’s finalists. General public will select the final 3 Winners by popular vote on Milagreans Website and Facebook Page. The final 3 Winners will be selected based on highest number of likes on the Facebook Page.

THEME: Friends, Family and Nature

Rules and regulations governing the competition are as follows:

The contest is open to all amateur photographers, at least 18 years of age, regardless of residence or citizenship.

We are looking for striking digital images (based on the theme). Your images may be taken anywhere in the world.

The Images submitted must belong to the sender or under the permission / NOC of the original photographer.

If you choose to include people in your submission, you are responsible for obtaining the necessary releases from the individuals depicted.

All photographs should accurately reflect the subject matter and the scene as it appeared.

Photos that have been digitally altered beyond standard optimization (removal of dust, cropping, reasonable adjustments to exposure, color and contrast, etc.) will be disqualified

Photo captions must accompany all submissions, and should include the subject of the image, the location the image was taken, and the name of the photographer(s)

Organizers of the contest and judges reserve the right to remove any picture / pictures from the contest based on the contest rules and any discussion regarding the decision of judges / organizers shall not be entertained.

Each photo must be submitted electronically, by one (and only one) of the following three methods:
Via Facebook page available on
Via Manual Submission Process – email to

The objective with this competition is to gather stunning photographs profiling the Theme – Friends, Family and Nature from around the globe.

Prizes for the completions are as follows:

Canon digital camera
I-Pod Shuffle
Perfumes + cosmetic set

It is worth a mention here that the redesigned website launched on June 1, 2011 has received tremendous response from viewers and this is reflected on Milagres Gulf Association Facebook page which has reached over 2000 members within a short span of 2 weeks.

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