Categories for TRAVEL PHOTOGRAPHER SOCIETY 2018 are:

Street

The scope of this category is wide as it records everyday happenings in a public space.

Street photography includes intimate shots and wide angles as well. Action packed, well

composed photographs that tell a story. An image that records everyday life in a public space.

*Coloured photographs only. Black and White photographs to be submitted in Black and White Category 

 

People

In this category you can submit photographs of people that are strong visual stories. Portraits portraying culture, environment, traditions, beliefs or just different shades of human nature. Strong images that can give an insight into the subjects personality.

Judges are looking for interesting, original, strong and evocative photographs, and the category should be interpreted in its widest sense. The resulting images should demonstrate a likeness to the subject and may convey expression, emotion and / or personality.

*Coloured photographs only. Black and White photographs to be submitted in Black and White Category 

 

Landscape

The world is full of beautiful landscapes; valleys, mountains, meadows, hills, plains and plateaus etc. Send images capturing this beauty during day or night, aerial or normal view in this category.

Showing spaces within the world in all their varieties, from large scale aerials to intimate views. Judges will focus on the aesthetic quality of the final images.

*Coloured photographs only. Black and White photographs to be submitted in Black and White Category 

 

Wildlife & Animal

Photographs of undomesticated animals in their natural environment or habitat. The category is wide and includes not just animals and wildlife but also plants and similar species. Artistic and creative shots of beautiful nature in its full glory.

This category typically focuses on animals that are undomesticated and shot within their natural environment. Judges are looking for artistic images of our natural, physical or material world. The category should be understood in its widest sense, from flora and fauna to animals and wildlife. Macro shots are also welcome.

*Coloured photographs only. Black and White photographs to be submitted in Black and White Category 

 

Black & White

Open to all ideas of black and white photography.

 

Architecture/ Cityscapes

Photographs beautifully capturing buildings, structures, architectural wonders, interiors, cityscapes, bridges can be submitted in this category. Showcase your ability to play with angles, lighting and  composition to create stunning images of man made beauty.

The judges are looking for the ability to capture three-dimensional worlds in two dimensions, whilst retaining the original qualities. Light, angle and scale are key factors but the subject matter can be wide-ranging.

The photographing of buildings or structures, this can be real or an interpretation of a building but the work must have an intended aesthetic.

*Coloured photographs only. Black and White photographs to be submitted in Black and White Category 

 

Sports

Candid and natural shots showcasing the emotions and intensity experienced during any sport event be it a international, national or a local sport played only in a certain locality. It can be professional or amateur but should portray the spirit and energy of the selected game.

Judges are looking for images that capture the intensity, emotions and action of the chosen sport subject. It could be professional or amateur, the focus could be on the sportsperson, the sport environment, the effort expended, the struggle or conflict or the rewards, but a strong narrative must be present.

*Coloured photographs only. Black and White photographs to be submitted in Black and White Category 

 

Fashion

Fashion of any sort, may it be someone’s personal preference, a cultural or traditional way of dressing. It could be classic element like a jewellery or bag. Category also includes glamorous shots of modern day fashion and trends.

Submit your energetic & glamorous Fashion Photographs.

*Coloured photographs only. Black and White photographs to be submitted in Black and White Category 

 

Wedding

Photographs from any event of pre wedding & wedding. Cultural or traditional ceremonies, candid shots, creative planned shots of elements, events, people related to a wedding. 

*Coloured photographs only. Black and White photographs to be submitted in Black and White Category 

 

Stories (documentary)

Series of minimum 4 and maximum 6 monochromatic or coloured photographs that convey a complete story. Subjects can vary from personal to environmental to photo journalism to sports etc. It could be as simple as a vendor on street or as complex as current affairs. The story needs to be accompanied by a description of minimum 100 words.

All the images of the story need to be composed as a collage (1 file only) 

Please compose on Photoshop size 1600 pixels X1200 pixels (File size not more than 2MB)