IAPB Announces World Sight Day Photo Competition

The International Agency for Prevention of Blindness invites amateur and professional photographers from around the world to join them in celebrating the diversity of stakeholders and patients. With support from Bayer Health Care, the theme for the international Photography Competition this year is ‘Eye Care Everywhere’.

Participation in the competition is open worldwide – upload a photo that best exemplifies eyecare everywhere, give it a title or caption; clearly note your name, profession and contact details on the competition micro-site: http://photocomp.iapb.org.

Send IAPB your photos with the theme ‘Eye Care Everywhere’ before World Sight Day (11th October 2018). Every week, an “Editor’s picks” will be showcased IAPB’s social media accounts. Finally, winners will be selected from these Editor’s picks after World Sight Day (the last day of the competition). The competition will be open till 11 October 2018 – World Sight Day, after which they will pick two winners and 5 runners-up. Winners will be announced on 15 October 2018. The Amateur prize will be a professional camera: Canon 1200 D DSLR camera. The professional prize this year will be a cash prize of USD 1000.

Delegates to the IAPB Council of members in Hyderabad, India will vote for their most favoured submission from the Editor’s picks till the Council begins. The dates of the Council are 15-16 September 2018. The winner will get a special mention and a certificate.

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