Photo Contest: The Many Faces of Pakistan through the Lens

Photo Contest: The Many Faces of Pakistan through the Lens

Islamabad: UN Women, the newly established United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women is launching a national photo contest, titled ‘The Many Faces of Pakistan’.

We are seeking to give an opportunity to amateur and professional photographers to show their works on the Inspirational Faces of People across Pakistan from all sectors of society, including the poorest and disadvantaged, and from the urban, rural and the remotest areas of the country.

The photos should:
• Portray men, women, girls and boys individually and/or in groups from all walks of life
• Illustrate the various lifestyles of the People of Pakistan in their homes, at their work and while they are doing extra-circular activities
• Reflect living in Urban, Rural and/or the Remote areas of Pakistan

Rules of the Contest

1. The contest is open to amateur and professional photographers

2. Closing date for submission of photos is Friday, 16 September 2011

3. Photos are to be e-mailed to unwomen.pakistan@unwomen.org [attachment size limit is 8 MB]

4. E-mail photos in JPEG format – 8×10 (landscape size of 2400×3000), 300ppi (pixels per inch) / 8×10 (portrait size of 3000×24000, 300ppi (pixels per inch)
• Be sure to title the e-mail entry “Faces – Photo Contest Entry”
• Include your name, age and contact telephone number – up to 10 entries per person
• Include the title of each photo you have submitted

5. The photos submitted must –
• Be in colour and/or black and white
• Focus on People (men, women, girls and boys individually and/or in groups) from all walks of life
• Capture Lifestyles of Pakistanis at home, at work and while they are doing extra-circular activities
• Be original photographs created by you

6. The selected photos will be used in UN WOMEN Pakistan publications and other advocacy materials

7. Reproduction rights will remain with UN WOMEN Pakistan

8. An exhibit featuring the winning photos will be held in Islamabad

9. The winners will be notified by email – there are NO CASH REWARDS OR PRIZE, however the winners name will be duly recognized against their photo(s) in publications and advocacy materials

10. Derogatory and pornographic photos are NOT allowed

For more information, contact:
Knowledge Management Officer
UN WOMEN
Islamabad, Pakistan.
Tel: +9251-2600982-4

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