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Wildlife Contest 2018 is OPEN

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Wildlife Week will be celebrated between October 2nd & 8th all over India. Youth Photographic Society plans to celebrate the Wildlife Week as follows:

  • A Contest for Photographers from Karnataka organized under 3 sections – Wildlife, Birds & Macro. All pictures must have been shot in India. There will be 3 Awards under each section.
  • A Slideshow by Top Photographers on each day from October 5th to October 8th combined with Award Function – Shri. Sudhir Shivaram, Shri. Anantha Murthy & Shri Yeshwanth, GKVK
  • Participation by special guests connected with Wildlife Photography on all 3 days

The Wildlife Contest 2018 is now open for registration and upload. Visit Wildlife Contest 2018 website for more details.

Go to Contest Website



For Young Photographers from Karnataka

Askary Awards 2018 | Closes on Aug 12

Askary Awards was instituted in 1997 to encourage photographic talent among young photographers in Karnataka State, India. It also provides insights into photography aspects and recalls memories of photographers who have rendered great service to the art of photography in Karnataka State.

Photographers below the age of 35 years from the State of Karnataka, India are eligible to apply for the awards. A portfolio of 4 photographs on any subject in colour or black and white must be submitted online along with details of the photographer to participate. Applications must be submitted on or before Aug 12th, 2018. The Askary Awards carry a cash prize and an Askary Award Trophy.

For more details,

Visit Askary Photo Awards Site

Karnataka Tourism Contest Jul 2017 – Karnataka Waterfalls

The July 2017 Karnataka Tourism Photo Contest was held under the theme of “Karnataka Waterfalls”. Karnataka is famous for its impeccable beauty, cultural dimensions as well as adventure sports. Bordering the Western Ghats, Karnataka has an amicable climate and topography that attracts thousands of tourists from all over India. The splendid waterfalls, the thick jungles, the gigantic hills and the adventurous places in Karnataka present you with scope for all kind of activities. Karnataka is one such place, where thousands come together to enjoy the fun and venture the state has in store for them. Continue reading Karnataka Tourism Contest Jul 2017 – Karnataka Waterfalls