Al Zubair photography contest registration extended till April 15

Muscat - 

Al Zubair Photography Competition, one of the biggest photography competitions in the GCC, has extended the submission deadline to April 15. The competition focuses on the theme of Omani architecture and will grant one of the biggest prize packages ever awarded for photography competitions in Oman and the GCC. 

The first place winner will get a prize of RO4,000, second prize RO2,000 and RO1,000 for third place winner.

The winners will be selected from a pool of ten finalists. The panel of judges include H E Eng Sultan bin Hamdoon al Harthi, and photographers Henry Dallal, Victor Romero, Catalin Marin and Khamis Ali al Moharbi.

Participants can register only one photo through the website, www.alzubairphotography.com. Submissions need to include a RAW file of the photograph with a maximum size of 50MB, as well as a JPEG version (not exceeding 5MB).

The competition is designed to recognise talent in the visual arts in Oman and the region. The Al Zubair Photography Competition is open to professional and amateur photographers over the age of 18. Only those photographs will be allowed that have been clicked after January 1, 2015 and it should not have entered in any competition. High resolution photographs taken with a phone are also accepted.

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