I Am Durgotsav

Theme: I am Durgotsav

Theme Interpretation: Photographs related to Durga Puja celebrations.


  • A Digital Photograph made with ANY Device (DSLR, Point & Shoot or Mobile Phone) IRRESPECTIVE of the Brand of the Device (Non Nikon Camera is ALLOWED) is welcome.
  • Also the Digital Photograph may be ANY Year photographed during the Durga Puja.
  • The Competition is open to ONLY Residents of Kolkata and West Bengal.

Copyright: Please ensure the Copyright of the Photographs belong to you.

File Format: JPG with 1024 on the longest side at 72 dpi [Shortlisted Participants need to submit the unedited RAW / JPG].

Entries: 2 per Participant

File Renaming: FirstName_LastName_01 (e.g. Purnendu_Sengupta_01.jpg) & FirstName_LastName_02 (e.g. Purnendu_Sengupta_02.jpg)

Post Processing: Alteration of elements and unnatural processing (including HDR & Selective Coloring) to be avoided. Adjustment of Brightness, Contrast, Color Saturation, Sharpening, marginal Cropping and limited post processing is acceptable. Monochrome is also welcome. Please avoid any Watermark and Border.

Submission Period: 15th October, 2015 to 25th October, 2015

Submission Procedure:

a) Email: Please send in your entries as “Attachments” to iamdurgotsav@gmail.com with the Subject line as “I Am Durgotsav – Entries”. Please include your Name, Mobile Number and Address in the body of the email.

b) Instagram: Please use the hashtag #iamdurgotsav while uploading your entries (Shortlisted candidates need to email the unedited RAW / JPG).

Prizes: Nikon D3300 DSLR Kit, Nikon Coolpix P610, Nikon Coolpix S6900, Certificates of Appreciation and other gifts.

Prize Distribution: 31st October, 2015