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Tagum City TRIO Celebration 2015 Photo Contest


Tagum City TRIO Celebration 2015 Photo Contest (Source : Tagum City Official Website)

Registration Form


•   The contest is open to both amateur and professional photographers.
•   Photos must be taken during the competition period from February 23 to March 6, 2015. Participants may use any digital camera.
•   All participants must register at the City Information Office, Beach Volleydrome, Rotary Park, Pioneer Avenue, Tagum City on the deadline and submission of the entry.
•   For queries, interested participants may contact the City Information Office at (084) 655-9519 or Email @ [email protected]
•   Each participant should grant the City Government of Tagum through the City Information Office the Non-Exclusive Rights to publish and reproduce the submitted photographs on all forms of media in the future.


• Creative effects done within the camera at the time of exposure e.g. multiple exposures, flash fill, lighting, filtration, etc. are allowed.
• Participants are required to submit to the City Information Office located in the Rotary Park, Pioneer Avenue a minimum of two (2) photographs as entries to the photo contest in form of soft copy either save in Universal Serial Bus (USB) or at Compact Disk (CD)
• Participants is also required to fill out the form containing the photograph’s information (name of the participant, photo title with caption and photo date taken) No name/watermark should appear in the submitted photograph.
• Deadline of submissions on MARCH 6, 2015 at 10AM.

Submission should be in digital format and should not be enhanced using photography software.

Judging should be done based on the following criteria:

From among the photo submissions, the judges will be selecting 8 best photographs, which will be scrutinized to declare the TOP 3 BEST PHOTOGRAPHS.  The remaining 5 photographs shall be declared winners of the consolation prizes.

The CIO shall form a three-man judging panel, which shall select the over-all winners.

Prizes at Stake:

1st – 10, 000
2nd – 7, 000
3rd – 4, 000

Consolations (5) – 1, 000 each

(All rights to reproduce, exhibit, or publish the images for promotional purposes, indicating/acknowledging the photographer. The City Government of Tagum may display the prints in a public venue, or publish them for the purpose of promoting the festival in the future, without any financial compensation to the photographers.)

**Reposted in support of Tagum City Information Office

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The author is a multi-awarded photographer, journalist, and artist whose works are featured in tourism campaigns (It's More Fun in the Philippines), covers and spreads of books and international magazines. A long time columnist of SunStar Davao, she is a frequent traveler in search of inspirational heartwarming stories of human interest. She is also an  influencer and motivational speaker who gives photography workshops in universities and organizations. A former TV personality, she has done several print and TV commercials, event hosting and speaking engagements. In 2013, she has received an award from the City Government of Davao for her significant contribution in the social media. She was one of the speakers in Photo World Asia 2017.  A web designer/blogger since the 90s, she has seen the evolution of the internet and social media transition from the perspective of a traditional media person.

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