YTB Photography School Photography Contest to be held

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Sat, 12 Mar 2022 10:59 GMT
YTB organizes a contest called "YTB Photography School Photography Contest" for young people living in the Balkans and interested in photography.Presidency for Turks Abroad and Related Communities (YTB) organizes a contest called "YTB Photography School P...
YTB Photography School Photography Contest to be held
YTB organizes a contest called "YTB Photography School Photography Contest" for young people living in the Balkans and interested in photography.

Presidency for Turks Abroad and Related Communities (YTB) organizes a contest called "YTB Photography School Photo Contest" for young people living in the Balkans and interested in photography.

Young people between the ages of 18-23 living in the Balkans can apply for the competition until 8 April 2022. Among the candidates participating in the competition, the 10 most successful candidates are entitled to participate in the "YTB Photography School: The Balkans" training program to be held in Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina on 10-13 May 2022.

The "YTB Photography School Photo Contest" consists of two parts: the Ottoman cultural heritage in the Balkans and the photography categories for people, places, architectural works, and nature in the Balkan countries. Participants can participate in the competition with at least 3 photos from each section, with a total of at least 6 and maximum 20 photos.

The competition is organized in 2 parts;
Category 1: It consists of photographs of the Ottoman cultural heritage (mosque, bridge, bath, fountain, caravanserai, etc.) in the Balkans.
Category 2: It consists of photographs of people/space/architectural works/nature in the Balkan countries without subject limitation.

YTB Photography School Photo Contest” Specifications
Participation Conditions:

All participants can participate in the competition with at least 3 photos from each category, with a total of at least 6 and maximum 20 photos.

A maximum of 2 photos can be taken about the structure, person and work that is the subject of the photo. If more than 2 photos of the same work, structure, and person are sent, the extra photos will not be included in the number.

All black/white and/or color photographs taken with mobile phones, digital and/or analog cameras will be accepted for the competition.

Candidates will be able to participate not only in their own country, but also with the photographs they took in other Balkan countries.

There is no rule about the time the photos were taken and their participation/exhibition in another competition before.

The photos submitted to the competition; The resolution must be at least 240 dpi, the file size must not be less than 2 Mb - not more than 10 Mb, and must be in JPEG format or converted to JPEG format.

The location (country, city, etc.) and date of each photograph, and the subject/theme of the photograph should be specified in the application form linked below.

The participant accepts, declares, and undertakes that the photograph he/she sends to the competition is entirely his/her own and that all permissions have been obtained. Among the participants who are entitled to participate in the training program, those who are understood to act outside of these declarations and acceptances are not included in the training program.

Copyright, permission, etc. related to any object or person in the photographs. The responsibility lies with the applicant.

Regardless of whether the candidates participating in the competition are successful or not, the use, printing, distribution, etc. of the photos they submitted. rights will belong to the Presidency for Turks Abroad and Related Communities of the Ministry of Culture and Tourism.

Candidates who are included in the training program, of the photos they submitted for the competition, all the photos they took during and after the training; The Ministry of Culture and Tourism is deemed to have accepted its exhibition, printing and use in visual media by the Presidency for Turks Abroad and Related Communities.

Submission of Works:

The serial number of the photo will be written on the photo files.

The photos will be sent as a “.zip” file by e-mail, together with the contest application form, to the address of isemakademisi@ytb.gov.tr. If the sent photos exceed the e-mail size, special data transfer applications can also be used.

All questions regarding the delivery process should be directed to mesumumakademisi@ytb.gov.tr.

The submission of photographs and the application deadline will continue until April 8, 2022.

Candidates should sign the petition regarding the transfer of copyright with wet signature, scan and send it to the address of telesimakademisi@ytb.gov.tr. Scanning programs on smartphones can also be used for scanning.

Candidates are deemed to have accepted all conditions by filling out the competition form.

Results
Successful candidates will be informed later that they are entitled to participate in the "YTB Photography School: The Balkans" Training Program.

Please click for the application form.

YTB Photography School: The Balkans” Education Program Details

The “YTB Photography School: The Balkans” education program is organized to provide basic and intermediate photography education to young people living in the Balkans who are interested in photography, to popularize photography, and to photograph the Ottoman cultural heritage in the Balkans.

The program will be held in Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina on 10-13 May 2022. Important photographers from Turkey will participate as trainers in the training program, which will last 4 days in total, 3 days of theoretical training, and one day of practical training. The language of instruction will be Turkish.

Candidates who are among the first 10 people in the photography contest and are successful will be sent a message via e-mail and private messaging applications that they are entitled to participate in the training program. No additional fee will be paid to the successful candidates in the photography contest. The hotel expenses of the participants will be covered, transportation support of 100 Euros per person will be provided and a certificate will be given to the participants at the end of the program.

Some Topics from the “YTB Photography School: The Balkans” Education Program:

A Brief History of Photography and Photography
Digital Camera Parts and Settings
Controlling Light in Photography
Architectural Photography
Photographing Techniques with a Cell Phone
Photo Editing (Photoshop)
Photo Trip (Shooting App)

Transportation, Accommodation and Other Expenses

No training fee will be requested from the participants, accommodation including meals, transportation support of 100 euros per person in total and the travel fees planned within the scope of the program will be undertaken by YTB.

Details on the program will be communicated to successful participants later.

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