Odisha Through Your Lens Contest – Win Camping at OTDC
Odisha Through Your Lens contest is the photography competition applicable for professional and amateur photographers. The Department of Tourism Odisha organizes the contest. The contest is open photographers above 18 years of all nationality except the citizens of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan and the Republic of China.
The winning photos will be displayed on the website and featured prominently in the Odisha tourism social media handles. The contest ends on September 20, 2020, at 17:00 HRS (local time). The winners will be declared on September 27, 2020.
How To Submit Your Entries to the Contest?
- Click on the link given below to submit your photos.
- Scroll down to find “Travel Experiences”.
- Under travel experiences, click on upload photos under “Get featured.”
- You will be required to click on sign up in the login portal.
Fill in the details for e-mail and SMS alerts on updates on Results and Giveaways. (one time – ignore if you have filled the details before in the website)
Photo Contest Themes
The photograph must be around the following themes.
- Beaches or water bodies – rivers, lakes, & waterfalls of Odisha
- Wildlife in Odisha
- Urban Odisha
- Rural life, tribal life, and habitat in Odisha
- Temples and monuments of Odisha
- Traditional art, culture & craft, classical, and folk dances of Odisha
- Landscape or mountains of Odisha
Contest Submission Requirements
- All the photos must be relevant to the contest’s theme.
- Contest photos should be submitted in form of digital and JPEG.
- The three best photos are selected under each theme.
- Image files must be between 3 and 5 mb, with at least 1600 pixels in dimension.
- The photo must be submitted with the following information: title, date of shot, location, and unique caption (maximum 100 words in English), explaining what the picture portrays.
- Photos should be taken after January 1, 2020.
Photo Contest Prizes
Three photos will be selected from each theme finalist by jury. Each individual can win only one prize or prize package.
- First prize: 2 nights 3 days for 2 persons on an OTDC or Ecotour Nature Camp.
- Second prize: 1 night 2 days for 2 persons on an OTDC or Ecotour Nature Camp.
- Third Prize: Gift vouchers worth Rs.3,000 from either OTDC, Utkalika, TIDDCOL, or Boyanika.
- Winning images will be featured on the Odisha tourism website, and the social media handles and featured in the department’s visual products.