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TOTO FUNDS THE ARTS (TFA)

TOTO AWARDS 2011

PHOTOGRAPHY

CALL FOR ENTRIES

TOTO FUNDS THE ARTS (TFA), in association with TASVEER, invites entries for its fourth annual Toto awards for young Indian photographers from persons between the ages of 18 and 29. Two winners, to be decided by an eminent panel, will get a cash award of Rs 25,000 each. Entries should reach TFA by 15 October 2010. There will be no extension of the deadline.

Only Indian nationals resident in India are eligible for the awards. You can apply if you were born on or after 1 January 1981. No exceptions will be made. Also, since the spirit of the award is to identify promising photographers, do not apply if you are already well established in your field.

The submissions should comprise a minimum of 12 and a maximum of 24 images, either in colour or black and white, or a mix of the two.

The submission should comprise still images. Video photography will not be accepted.
The images should be of  a resolution between a minimum of .5 and a maximum of 1 MB.
The submission should be made on CD (three copies) along with hard copies of five photographs of your choice. These should be in reasonable size, i.e., easily visible, but not larger than A-4. DVDs will not be accepted.
The photographs should be on one or two themes. Your choice. Please do not send a random assortment.
Entries should be sent by courier or ordinary post  (and NOT by registered or speed post)  to the address below (the phone numbers supplied are for courier purposes only).

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