CITIC Telecom International

SEC-CITIC Telecom
Environmental Photograph of the Year

Criteria

Description Eligibility* Submissions^
Rewards and recognises high-quality and impactful environmental photography across formal and citizen-driven media platforms. 1. Open to photojournalists, professional and amateur photojournalists. 1. One hi-res photography taken and published during the eligible time period, that conveys an environmental message and was used in a journalism context. This should be accompanied by a caption of not more than 50 words.
2. Pictures must be at least 2000px on the shorter side or 3000dpi.
2. Photographs submitted must have published alongside environmental news coverage in and/or about Asia. 3. Picture or PDF showing the photograph being used in a journalism context
4. Full EXIF data of image
5. Short write up on the backstory of the making of the photograph, of not more than 100 words.

* All applicants must be citizens of an Asian country, or must have been residing in an Asian country for at least one year prior to 31 December 2017.

^ All submissions should have been published between 1 July 2016 and 31 December 2017.

Judging Assessment

Description
NARRATIVE / STORY VALUE OF PHOTOGRAPH
Does the breaking news or feature photograph submitted capture the emotions/essence of a moment that is integral to the story that it is accompanying?
TECHNICAL MERIT
Do the composition, clarity and crispness of the image meet professional photography standards?
CREATIVITY
Does the breaking news or feature photo capture the subject from an interesting and thought provoking perspective?
BACKSTORY OF THE PHOTO
Does the photographer’s account of the process of capturing, editing and selecting the photo of publication demonstrate a strong commitment to environmental photojournalism?