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18th - 20th October

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Aperture

Photography Society

FOCUS
Photography Exhibition

Aperture, The Official Photography Club of MUJ brings back to you the exclusive, three day long annual photography exhibition, FOCUS. The exhibition will feature some of the best photographs, films and designs produced by the students of Manipal University, Jaipur.
Artworks will be called as entries in an event on Aperture's official Facebook page www.facebook.com/aperturemuj.
This can be a platform to showcase your talent. FOCUS is a celebration of the democratic nature of digital art and hence will be an open themed group photo show.

Co-ordinators

Arnim Rawat - +91-9919973667
[email protected]

B. Shubhangi - +91-7567957360
[email protected]

Rules

1) Entries can be monochrome, black and white or color.
2) The images must solely be the work of entrant and the entrant must have the copyright to exhibit the same. APERTURE reserves the right to accept or refuse the work submitted. No individual assessment of images will be made available and the decision of selectors will be final.
3) Change of rules and/or time and acceptability of entries are at the discretion of the Organizing Committee member.
4) Copyright: If the image is selected by APERTURE, the entrant agrees and authorizes APERTURE to create copies, hang or use on walls/internet, books or publication or in any document and/or media created by APERTURE. In such usage, APERTURE will give due credit to the participant. Entrant also agrees, that APERTURE may use selected/ exhibited work to promote photography and/or the photographer at its discretion.
5) Entry fees: There is no fee of any kind to enter the exhibition. If your image is selected for the exhibition, APERTURE will cover all the cost of printing, framing etc. The entrant has the option of taking the printed and/or framed images after the exhibition after paying for the cost incurred in printing and framing.
6) Please do not mark your images with any kind of watermark (your name, copyright sign etc). Any image containing any watermark won’t be considered for the exhibition.
7) The image submitted shouldn’t be obscene or vulgar and shouldn’t contain any identifiable information about you or any third person.
8) You should have taken adequate permission and rights from the model(s) and the authority to submit the image for the exhibition.
9) Each participant can submit a maximum of 3 images.
10) High resolution copy of the photograph should be present with the photo.
11) There is no theme for the exhibition. In an overall, the exhibition should reflect the heterogeneity in creative expression by all the participants.

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SHUTTER UP

SHUTTER UP
On-the-spot Photography Contest

Shutter Up will test the promptness as well as the creativity of photographers. Not only the picture, the idea but also the thought process behind it is required to win this event. Participants will be given 3 hours’ time and a theme which will be disclosed on the spot.

Price Money

Prizes worth ₹2,500.

Co-ordinators

Tanush Bhagat - +91-9810047660

Rules

Participants are given limited time in which they can click and edit photos. NO FILTERS are allowed for the photographs. However, they can correct the basic settings of the photographs.
1. Only colored and/or RAW photos are to be submitted.
2. Participants cannot put any kind of water mark on their photos.
3. Minor adjustments like exposure and adding contrast is allowed.
4. If any of the above rule is violated, the APERTURE team will remove the photo from consideration.
5. All photos must be submitted in person. No proxy submission will be entertained.
6. All the photos must be submitted on or before the given deadline. The organisers have the right to refuse the entry which will be submitted late.
7. By agreeing to participate the participants agrees that in case of any dispute arising with regard to the photo credits or objection raised by subject captured in the photographs post submission, APERTURE will not hold responsibililty for the same.
8. Change of rules and/or time and acceptability of entries are at the discretion of the committee if required.

Shutter Up

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Rs. 200/-

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INSTAPERTURE

InstAperture
Online Digital Arts Competition

InstAperture is a mobile photography competition. The objective of the participant is to capture photos from a maximum of 2 themes and use the hashtag #INSTAPERTUREMUJ.

Price Money

Prizes worth ₹1,500.

Co-ordinators

Angad Singh - +919873920343
[email protected]

Rules

1. To carry your entry valid, the participant must be following 'aperturemuj’, the official Instagram handle of the APERTURE.
2. Your account should be public.
3. Usage of inbuilt Instagram filters is allowed.
4. Each participant can upload 3 photos in each of the two themes he/she is a part of.
5. Use of watermark is prohibited.
6. If any of the rules mentioned is violated the participant is deemed to be disqualified.
7. Change of rules and/or time and acceptability of entries are at the discretion of the committee if required.

InstAperture

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Rs. 100/-

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SHOWDOWN OF SOCIETIES

Showdown Of Societies
A Photographer's Narrative

Telling a story in a form of a video clip is easy. But narrating a story only through a limited set of pictures is something that requires a lot of creativity. In this event a team of photographers has to submit a series of 7 photos that tells you a story, based on a specific theme. The team can have 3-5 members.

Price Money

Prizes worth ₹1,500.

Co-ordinators

Shashwat Dubey - +91-9009692105
[email protected]

Rules

1. All photos must be submitted in person. No proxy submission will be entertained.
2. All the photos must be submitted on or before the given deadline. The organizers have the right to refuse the entry which will be submitted late.
3. A photo story can have a maximum of seven photographs and a mini mum of two photographs.
4. Watermarks are strictly not allowed on any of the photographs. Entries with watermarked photographs will be immediately disqualified.
5. Only basic enhancements such as sharpening, contrast adjustments, brightness are allowed.
6. All entries must be submitted on or before the given deadline.
7. The organizers reserve the right to decline entry to participant in case the deadline or the above-mentioned rule(s) is/are violated.
8. Change of rules and/or time and acceptability of entries are at the discretion of the committee if required.

Showdown Of Societies

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Rs. 500/-

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PICTURE PERFECT

Picture Perfect
Mobile Photo Editing Software

The blink of a shutter doesn't complete a photographer's work, it's the editing which helps him to convey the story behind his photographs. APERTURE, the official Digital Arts Club of Manipal University Jaipur brings to you the 1st edition of online mobile photo editing competition.With the edited photograph you'll have to convey a description that on what story or perspective you've edited the Photograph, so we can judge you on the basis of editing and the extent that you conveyed your thoughts through the photographs. Description will be the caption of photograph, followed by 2 #tags - #mujpictureperfect #aperturemuj

Price

Prizes worth ₹1,500

Co-ordinators

Karn Pratap Singh - +91-8877150899.
[email protected]

Rules

1. APERTURE reserves the right to accept or refuse entries submitted.
2. Changes of rules and / or time and acceptability of entries are at the discretion of the committee if demanded.
3. The winning picture(s) will be featured on our social media handle(s).
4. Any image containing any watermark will not be considered.
5. Every photographer posted must have the following information along with the photograph:
• Caption
• #mujpictureperfect #mujaperture
• a serial number which will be conveyed via mail
6. To count your entry valid, the participant must be following "aperturemuj",the official Instagram handle of APERTURE.
7. Your Instagram account should be public
8. Photo manipulation is not allowed.
9. For photo editing you can only use Snapseed and Adobe lightroom.
10. We will be providing the photos to be edited.
11. If any of the above rules are violated APERTURE will not consider the entry.

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Rs. 50/-

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POWER SHOOT

Power Shoot
Prop Based Photoshoot

Power shoot will test the creativity of photography for using a specific set of props. Not only pictures and ideas, but also the way you represent your prop will win you this event. Participants will be given 20 minutes time and the props will be disclosed on the spot.

Price Money

Prizes worth ₹1,500.

Co-ordinators

Anish Thorat - +91-8380007102.
[email protected]

Rules

Participants have 20 minutes in which they will be provided room and prop; they can click and edit photos. No filters are allowed for the photographs. They can correct the basic settings of the photographs.
1. Only colored and/or B&W photos are to be submitted.
2. Participants cannot apply any type of watermark on their photos.
3. Minor adjustments like adding contrast is allowed.
4. Participants must note that the model and prop(s) should be included in the picture.
5. If any of the above rules is violated, APERTURE will remove the photo from consideration.
6. All photos must be submitted in person.
7. All the photos must be submitted on or before the give deadline. The organizers have the right to refuse the entry which will be submitted late.
8. Change of rules and/or time and acceptability of entries are at the discretion of the committee if required.

Power Shoot

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Rs. 100/-

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