In the photography contest, participants are allowed to submit a maximum of 3 entries per person. A jury board composed of eminent personalities/experts in the field will judge the submissions, amongst which three winners will be selected who will receive certificates, crests and cash prizes. The winner will receive a cash prize of Tk. 1,00,000/- the 1st runner’s up entry will receive Tk. 75,000/- and the 2nd runner’s up entry will receive Tk. 50,000/-. Nine additional entries will receive honourable mention awards and certificates. The top twelve photographs will be featured on Standard Chartered Bank’s Yearly calendars along with the photographer’s name and an honorarium will be provided (in addition to prize money).
Only digital pictures will be accepted in either CD/DVD format or over email (firstname.lastname@example.org), the minimum acceptable resolution is 300dpi. The organizers have the right to disqualify any entry without any prior notification due to non-adherence to technical guidelines, or unacceptable nature of the content of the images. No submission can be returned to the participant. Selected photographs will be featured in a district and campus festivals all around Bangladesh.
All selected photographs will become the property of The Daily Star, Standard Chartered, and the photographers. The organizers will gain rights over any form of usage. The winning photographs will also be featured on Standard Chartered Bank’s Yearly calendars; credit lines will be provided on any form of usage.