Durga Puja Photography Contest
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Durga Puja Photography Contest


Upload your best shots of Goddess Durga and win amazing prizes.

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Event photography

Start date

4 January 2019  -  25 February 2019


4 January 2019  -  25 February 2019


25 February 2019  -  25 March 2019




Durga Puja/ Durga Festival - Participants can submit any categories of photos.


Judging Criteria: 


1. Story 

2. Composition

3. Technicality




1. One Night Two days stay at Whispering Pines

2. Rs. 10,000 Gift Voucher from Muses

3. Camera Strap from GoFast

4. Publication in Chiiz Magazine

5. Two Years digital subscription of Chiiz Magazine

6. Set of six Chiiz Paper Magazines 

7. Winner Trophy

8. Winner Certificate

1st Runner-up:

1. Rs. 10,000 Gift Voucher from Muses

2. Publication in Chiiz Magazine

3. Two Years digital subscription of Chiiz Magazine

4. Set of three Chiiz Paper Magazines 

5. Winner Certificates

2nd Runner-up:


1. Rs. 10,000 Gift Voucher from Muses

2. Publication in Chiiz Magazine

3. Two Years digital subscription of Chiiz Magazine

4. Winner Certificates

General rules


General T&C

1. All the Photos must be clicked by the participant themselves and must have all the rights of the photograph(s).2. If you choose to include people in your submission, you are responsible for obtaining the necessary releases from the individuals depicted, in case required.3. Participants will be asked to provide the following: RAW files (eg .CR2, .NEF, .ORF, .PEF, .RAF .ARW etc.), original unedited image in JPEG format will be required for authentication. DNG files are only permitted if it is the native RAW format of the camera.4. Judges decision will be final and no communication will be entertained on this in any case.5. The Organizer reserves the right to change or replace the competition prizes and/or modify the rules and regulations of the competition as and when necessary, with/ without prior notice.

Post Processing - Allowed


1. Color Correction

2. Removal of Dust

3. Cropping

4. Reasonable Adjustments to Exposure

6. Contrast

7. Conversion to Grayscale

Post Processing - NOT Allowed​



1. Watermarks Logo or Signature or Text

2. Borders

3. Manipulation

4. Staging or Re-Enacting Events

5. Deliberately arranging something in order to mislead the audience

6. Painting in Object Details

7. Photo Montage

Image Details:


Max Images: 10 per participant

Format: JPEG/JPG

Max Size: 40MB

Minimum Size: 1000px Longer Side with 72 dpi min

Help Desk:​

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To Rate a photo. 



*Cash if any will be paid in the form of the Gift Cards
*Taxes will be deducted according to the law of the concerned country.
*Items of the hampers may change depending on the availability and promotional offers. 
* Prizes to be collected from IIT Kanpur during event. Shipping is not available.
* Whispering Pine Stay is valid for six months from date of issue of the certificate. Please contact Chiiz team to redeem.
* Chiiz.com and Organizers reserve the right to cancel, amend, change Prizes etc.


Age restriction: 12 / 80

Available for citizens: Worldwide