PHOTOGRAPHY COMPETITION 2011-2012
To stimulate the interest of Geography teachers and students in developing an inquiry-based
approach in teaching and learning of Geography through images of natural and cultural landscapes
Applications are open to any Geography teacher or student in Singapore.
HOW TO ENTER
You must submit your entry digitally online on GTA’s facebook page.
Submit an original photograph, taken not before Jan 2010. Include a title for the Photograph, the
date and location where the Photograph was taken and a brief written description of the
Photograph (not more than 50 words).
The deadline for submission is 15 Dec 2011.
All photograph submissions must be 5 megabytes or smaller, must be in JPEG or JPG format,
and must be at least 1,600 pixels wide (if a horizontal image) or 1,600 pixels tall (if a vertical
Minor burning, dodging and/or colour correction is acceptable. Hand tinting is acceptable, as is
cropping. Fish-eye lenses are acceptable. Any changes to the original Photograph not itemized
here are unacceptable and will render the Photograph ineligible for the Competition.
Photographs that include sculptures, statues, paintings, and other works of art will be accepted
as long as they do not constitute copyright infringement or fraud. When photographing the work
of others, it must be as an object in its environment and not a full-frame close up of another
Obscene, provocative, or otherwise objectionable content will not be considered and will be
based on the discretion of GTA.
Each entrant may submit up to five Photographs. Photographs entered in previous photo
contests and/or have received awards are not eligible for re-submission to this contest.
Each entrant must be prepared to authorise GTA to reproduce, distribute, display, and create
derivative works of the entry in connection with the Contest in any media.
1. Photographic Quality (40%).
2. Relevance of the photograph to Geography education with a focus on an inquiry-based
approach to teaching and learning of Geography (60%)
The winning entry could be used for the coverpage in the 2012 GeoBuzz publication and receive a
book voucher of $200.
Another 5 merit winners will receive a book voucher of $20 each.