Wildlife Photographic Competition for 65th Anniversary of the Department of Wildlife Conservation

Department of Wildlife Conservation organised an wildlife photographic competition Held to mark the 65th Anniversary of the Department of Wildlife Conservation this Wildlife Photographic Competition Open Section and School Section.

A decision has been taken to hold wildlife photographic competition to mark the 65th Anniversary of the Department of Wildlife Conservation.

Any Sri Lankan and school children can participate at this competition and submit only 04 wildlife photos containing natural wildlife splendour and activities either in black & white or colour.

All photos should have been taken in National Parks, sanctuaries or wildlife protected areas in Sri Lanka and should not be digitally altered. If necessary, either the negative or a scanned image CD should be submitted along with the photos.

The length of photo should be between 12″ and 18″ while the width should be between 8″ and 12”. Photos should not be submitted either in mounted positions. The reverse top left corner of the photo should be marked the applicants name as given in the application, address title and serial number. A short description on the wildlife locations, the camera and the lenses, should be submitted.

The ownership of all the photos should be of the applicant and should not have been submitted to any other photographic competition earlier. The department will use the selected photos for media and Publicity Purposes.

All photographs should either be sent by post or personally delivered to the Director General, Department of Wildlife Conservation. The top left corner of the cover containing the photographs should be marked “Wildlife Photographic Competition 2014” Entries received after the relevant date will not be accepted and the Department shall not be responsible for any damages caused in the mail.

This is an open and non fee levying competition and any officer or member of his family, serving in institutes functioning under the Ministry of Wildlife recourse conservation No. 811/A, Jayanthipura, Battaramulla is not permitted to participate in this competition.

The Competition will be evaluated under a formal panel of judges to select winner and the decision of the panel of judges will be the final. Prizes and certificates will also be awarded to first, second and third place winners while 10 merit certificates will also be awarded. Official results will be notified to winners by post.

Last date of acceptance of Photographs 05.09.2014
Photo judging 12.09.2014
Award Ceremony 01.10.2014 at the Department of Wildlife Conservation

 

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Wildlife Photographic Competition for 65th Anniversary of the Department of Wildlife Conservation
Wildlife Photographic Competition for 65th Anniversary of the Department of Wildlife Conservation

Photography competition for schoolchildren – Submit on or before September 15, 2014

Schools, especially school media societies islandwide, are invited to apply for a photography competition and exhibition organized by the Ministry of Education.

Minister Bandula Gunawardena is seen here with South Korean ambassador to Sri Lanka, Chang Won- Sam at the opening ceremony

A circular in this regard has been sent by Education Ministry Secretary Anura Dissanayake to all Provincial Education Secretaries, Provincial Education Directors, Zonal Education Directors and school Principals.

According to the Education Ministry, the photography competition will be conducted according to standards set by the Photographic Society of Sri Lanka, with government and government approved private school students being eligible to apply for the competition.

The theme of the competition is “Our World As I See It”, and will fall under two categories, members of a school media society and non-members. The two age groups are below 16 years and below 21 years. Applicants should be below the age stipulated when submitting the application. A contestant can submit a maximum of four photographs.

All photographs should be digital and in jpeg/srgp modes, and should be submitted in CD or a DVD. Software such as photoshop is prohibited, while watermarks or signatures are not permitted.

Application forms and further photo requirements are stated in the Education Ministry’s website or, contact the Director of Co-curricular Activities, Guidance and Counseling & Peace Education branch of the Education Ministry.

Students are requested to submit genuine photographs, as copying from the internet or any other source will be disqualified.

Closing date for applications is September 15, 2014. Winners will be awarded medals and certificates along with consolation prizes. A special certificate will be awarded for the best monochrome photograph.

“The purpose of this competition is to promote photography as a hobby among schoolchildren. This also enhances creativity among students and to choose a career as professional photographers,” Mr. Dissanayake said.

Photographic Courses in Srilanka from Photographic Society of Srilanka

the Photographic Society of Srilanka invites applications for the Applied Photography courses held in Colombo.

The Programme is starts from 30th April 2014 for Weekdays evening sessions and 3rd May 2014 for weekend sessions.

The option of Saturday morning or Wednesday evening sessions at our well appointed, air conditioned auditorium and studio facilities at The Lionel Wendt Art Centre, 18, Guildford Crescent, Colombo 7.

 

Course fee is Rs. 19,800.00 its Inclusive of transport on Two excursions Galle & Gampaha on a clay’s duration in tour coach Refreshments at sessions.(Early registration recommended)

for more details contact to Academic Director: Panduka de Silva at 0712 272 970 / pandu@sltnet.lk or see below image or visit The Lionel Wendt Art Centre, 18, Guildford Crescent, Colombo 7 – 2 690 940

Photographic Courses in Srilanka from Photographic Society of Srilanka
Photographic Courses in Srilanka from Photographic Society of Srilanka