Opening: September 30, 2019
Deadline: November 15, 2019
Entry fee: Free
Prizes: $1,000, Award Certificates, valuable prizes
The EAAFP Waterbirds Photo Contest aims to raise awareness of importance of the conservation of migratory waterbirds and sustainable management of their habitats in the East Asian-Australasian Flyway (EAAF) region among the general public, Flyway Network Site managers, and wildlife photographers through the photography contest.
By joining this photo contest, you can contribute to show the beauty of the nature of waterbirds and their habitats including wetlands in this flyway to the world.
The contest is open to anyone inclusive of all ages, genders, and nationalities. All kinds of camera brands and models are acceptable.
An entrant can submit up to 5 photos.
The theme of the Photo Contest is in line with the EAAFP’s theme for 2019 – 2020, “Flyways – Connecting People and Migratory Waterbirds.”
This theme highlights that human is linked with migratory waterbirds and the wetlands they rely on, in the culture, tradition, art and daily lives.
Everyone along the flyway, including farmers, fishermen, land managers, NGOs, researchers and others can play a role in the conservation of migratory waterbirds and the sustainable management of their habitats.
Under 18 years
18 years and above who are not EAAFP site managers
- EAAFP Site Managers
Site managers of EAAFP Flyway Network Sites (FNS) should choose their application category of EAAFP Site Manager, not the ‘Adults’ category. The list of FNS is found on EAAFP website
- SONY RX10 Series Users
Entrants who used SONY RX10, SONY RX10M2, SONY RX10M3, SONY RX10M4 for taking their photos need to choose both Sony RX10 category and one other category
Each winner will receive the following:
- Grand Prix: Award Certificate and USD 1,000
- Youth Category: Award Certificate and Sony HX99
- Adults Category: Award Certificate and SONY RX10M4
- EAAFP Site Managers Category: Award Certificate and SONY RX10M4
- Sony RX10 Best Image: Award Certificate and USD 1,000
- Inclusion in the EAAFP photobook on migratory waterbirds and habitats
- Inclusion in the 2020 EAAFP calendar
- Recognition in EAAFP website and social media channels
- Recognition in the Sony Asia social media channels
Results Announcement: 29 November 2019.