Photography Competition


An All India Photography Competition and Exhibition on Biodiversity will be held in connection with the Third Indian Biodiversity Congress (IBC 2014) – the largest get together of scientists, conservationists, environmentalists, civil society groups and local communities concerned with biodiversity – at Chennai during 17-20 December 2014. Selected entries in the competition will be exhibited in the IBC venue, SRM University, Kattankulathur Campus, Chennai.

Theme: Biodiversity of India

Photographs depicting the spectacular biodiversity of India, with a focus on cultural and aesthetic values.

The photos may be sent on themes reflecting the landscape, ecosystems, flora and fauna, with a special reference to aesthetic values and cultural heritage.

How to participate

Each entrant may submit a maximum of 4 prints (unmounted) (colour or black & white). Prints should be in the size of 12 x 18 inches.

Each entry should bear the Name and Address of the entrant, title and serial number as entered in the entry form.

There is no entry fee, but enclose a sufficiently stamped envelope for the return of entry by Registered post.


Eminent Persons in the field of nature and wildlife photography in India.

All possible care for entries will be exercised, but no liability will be accepted for the loss or damage to entries. Prize winning prints shall be used by the organizers for awareness purposes of IBC with due credit to the photographers.

Jury’s decision will be final and binding. Submission of entries automatically implies acceptance of conditions mentioned above.

Dates to remember

Closing date : 1st December 2014
Judging : 7th December 2014
Notification : 10th December 2014
Exhibition : 17-20 December 2014
Prize Distribution : 20th December 2014
Return of Entries : 31st January 2015


First Award : Rs. 10,000 (and free registration to IBC 2014)
2nd Award : Rs. 5,000 (and free registration to IBC 2014)
3rd Award : Rs. 3,000 (and free registration to IBC 2014)
5 Consolation Prizes : Rs. 2,000

Send the entries to

Dev Das, FFIP
Convener, IBC 2014 Photography Competition
Angels, Pulayanarkotta, Thiruvananthapuram- 695031, Kerala

Convenor : Dev Das,FFIP
Ph : 09447243702
E-mail :

Note:The entry form may be downloaded from the website (
Photocopies of the entry form may also be used.