Up Close and Personal
Send across your close up shots with the flora and fauna of India on with a subject line: “Up close & personal contest”.
Contest ends on 10th July, 2014
Winners get a cool gift hamper from Ricoh India. T & C Apply*

Do’s & Don’ts

  1. Subjects have to be wild and image should have been made using ethical practices without harming the subject.
  2. Initial submission of the image: jpg file with 1024 pixels on the longer side, preferably prepared on a calibrated display with s-RGB colour profile tagged.
  3. Should the participant win, he/ she will be asked for a higher resolution image right after winner announcement.
  4. Image should be true to what you see in nature.
  5. One person can submit more than one entry but not more than 3.

Editing guidelines

  1. List 1: Allowed Edits: Sensor dust removal, colour correction, brightness, contrast correction, shadow/ highlight correction, cropping, sharpness, B&W conversion and toning, burning/ dodging.
  2. List 2: Not allowed Digital Edits: Cloning, multiple out of context exposure blending and any other edits not instructed in List 1.
  3. Photographer should have full copyrights to the image. If selected, raw files (or full resolution jpg/tiff file if the camera does not support raw) will be needed to verify the authenticity of the image.
  4. Please only post an original photograph which is appropriate to the theme. Captioning photos with information on species, location etc is highly encouraged.


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