Ten Photos to Shake the World 2015 - India
It is not easy to be a Martian. The truth is Martian is made in Earth - the only blue planet that we know of. SO, it is time for us to pull off the sleeves and join the tug war of conserving Earth for us and our generations to explore not just other planets but much more. People started living Green, eating Green and even thinking Green. Have you come across any incredible sight of Live, Eat, & Think Green? Haven't you wished for a better camera, just to sign that breathtaking portrait? Well, we give you a chance not only to shoot and share but also to save a great opportunity to win some awesome prizes! Join the competition and send us your interpretation of
THE GREEN CONSUMER – Think Green, Live Green
Your Challenge

Capture inspiring reflections of green consumption initiatives & challenges in India

Our Goal

To create awareness and to inspire people to become a Green Consumer
 The Mechanics
  1. The contest is open to anyone of age 18 and above from INDIA except for employees of ASSIST.

  2. The photos must capture any of the following themes: the initiatives, challenges and success, under the overarching theme:

    • “The Green Consumer: inspiring reflections of green consumption
      initiatives & challenges in India”

  3. Entries must be original and not infringe on the rights of any entity.

  4. Entries should not bear watermarks, signatures, frames or other markings, e.g. date/time stamps, etc.

  5. Digital manipulation is not allowed, except for the basic post-processing enhancements such as contrast, color balance, sharpening, cropping, dodging, and burning adjustments.

  6. Entries must be submitted along with the completed registration form, which can be downloaded at http://1drv.ms/1G7bfxw.. The registration form is in Word document and can be filled in electronically or manually (print then scan) and email to tenphotos@assistasia.org.

  7. Each entry should have an English title.

  8. Each entry should have a three (3) to five (5) sentence (but not longer than 100 words) description in English of what is in the frame and how it is relevant to the contest theme.

  9. Each participant may submit up to three (3) entries. These entries must be submitted in digital format (jpeg or jpg) and e-mailed at tenphotos@assistasia.org until midnight (India Standard Time) Dec 30th, 2015.

  10. Each entry must be not smaller than three (3) Mb and not larger than ten (10) Mb, the minimum allowed resolution is 300 dpi.

  11. Submitted entries should follow the file name format as specified below:

    Example: John Smith submitting three (3) entries should name them as follows:

    • TPSWIndia_JohnSmith_1.jpg
    • TPSWIndia_JohnSmith_2.jpg
    • TPSWIndia_JohnSmith_3.jpg
 Selection of Winning Entries
  1. Ten (10) winners will be selected by the panel of independent judges in each category according to the following criteria:
    • a. Relevance to the theme
      b. Strength of the message the photo conveys
      c. Visual Appeal
      d. Composition and Clarity

  2. There will be one overall winner and one winner in each category who will be awarded with the following cash prizes*:

 Claiming Prizes
The winners have to submit the following for verification:
  • A valid government issued ID containing the full name and the photo of the winner

  • By submitting their entries, participants agree to comply with the Mechanics and Terms and Conditions of Ten Photos to Shake the World Photo Competition, organized by Asia Society for Social Improvement and Sustainable Transformation (ASSIST):
 Terms and Conditions of Ten Photos to Shake the World Photo Competition
ASSIST has sole and absolute discretion to determine which submission entries, if any, merit an award. ASSIST reserves the right, in its sole and absolute discretion, to change, modify, extend or reduce the terms and conditions of, or to suspend or terminate, the competition and/or Awarding Ceremony without prior notice. ASSIST will endeavor to inform participants of any such change, modification, extension, reduction, suspension or termination, as the case may be, through any media outlet deemed appropriate by ASSIST in its sole and absolute discretion. ASSIST further reserves the right to nullify and/or cancel any part or all of the competition if it appears that any fraud or malfunctions have occurred in any form whatsoever. Each participant undertakes to indemnify and keep ASSIST harmless from and against any loss, damage, claims, costs and expenses which may be incurred by or asserted against ASSIST as a result of such participant's participation in the competition. Participation in the competition and submission of photographs grants ASSIST and its partners the right to use all photographs (with due credit) and publish in print and digital exhibitions, events, and other public venues, on websites owned by or in alliance with ASSIST or any partner of ASSIST; and used for promotions of ASSIST and ASSIST’s partners as well as their development agenda. ENTRANTS RETAIN OWNERSHIP AND ALL OTHER RIGHTS TO FUTURE USE OF THEIR PHOTOGRAPHS. ASSIST shall have the right to verify, in their sole judgment, winner eligibility.
For more details, LIKE the Ten Photos to Shake the World Facebook page: http://www.facebook.com/tenphotostoshaketheworld
Who can Apply?
Anyone above the age of 18 years old, as of 30 March 2015
1st Prize
2nd Prize
3rd Prize
250 USD
150 USD
100 USD
"People Choice Award"