In celebration of Agriculture month, the Hydrometeorological Service is hosting a photo competition. We are extending an invitation to all eligible participants to send us your best picture(s) relating to weather, climate and the environment.
First place: $45,000
Second place: $30,000
Third place: $25,000
- Must be in Landscape Orientation
- Must be submitted in JPG format
- Photo must be at least 300 dpi and a maximum file size of 10 MB.
- Must be at least 1600mp
- Resolution of 1960 *1080
Eligibility: The contest is open to all Guyanese photo enthusiasts aged 18 years old and above.
What to Enter: Each participant can submit up to three (3) photographs. All photographs should be of Guyana and representative of the indicated theme. Entry must not have been awarded in any other photo contests and/or commercially published whether for news, advertising or otherwise.
Manipulation of photos: The only acceptable manipulations include correction of shadows and highlights, cropping, and straightening of photos. No added text, color manipulations, or photoshopped submissions.
Display and Future Use Rights: By submitting an entry to the contest, the submitter grants permission to the Hydrometeorological Service, Ministry of Agriculture, the use, and rights associated to the use of the photographic likeness, in promotional publications, and other media, without compensation. The photographs submitted will be used in future publications and social media content by the Service.
Results of the competition are final and non-appealable.
Submission of Photos:
Filename of the photo must be in the format “SURNAME_PHOTO TITLE”.
Contestants will be required to provide the following information upon submission of entry:
- Full Name:
- Date of Birth
- Mailing Address
- Mobile Number
- E-mail Address
- Photo Caption: (1-2 sentences explaining/describing the photograph and its relevance to the theme)
- Date the photo was captured: (Month, Year)
- Location the photo was captured: (ex: Parika, Mt. Roraima, Berbice River)
- Camera Used
Submit Via email: hydrometservice.pr@gmail .com
40% – Content and Relevance to the Theme
30% – Artistic Value and Communication Potential of the Image
30% – Technical Excellence and Quality
100% – TOTAL
The announcement of the Top 3 winning photos will be held on 30 October, 2020.
Winners will be required to come to the Hydromet Service’s office at 18 Brickdam, Stabroek, Georgetown, to claim their prizes.