Shoot city’s beauty, win prizes, get featured in NMMC calendar
CBD BELAPUR: Here is a chance for photographers in the city to showcase their work. For the sixth consecutive year, Navi Mumbai Municipal Corporation (NMMC) is organising the photography competition Pratima Navi Mumbai chi (Image of Navi Mumbai) for professional and amateur photographers.
Apart from winning cash prizes and mementos, selected entries of photographers will also be featured in the annual calendar published by the civic body.
The competition has been divided into two categories professional and amateur - and is open only to residents of Navi Mumbai. There is no entry fee for participating in the competition and photographs captured within the city, (from Digha to CBD Belapur) will be accepted as entries. Last date for submission of photographs is December 7.
According to NMMC deputy municipal commissioner and public relations officer Jagannath Sinnarkar, “Navi Mumbai, which has been declared the third cleanest city in the country and is competing for the smart city project, offers great opportunities for photographers. We have visual treats such as mountains and creeks.”
“We intend to showcase the beauty of the city captured by the city’s many professional and amateur photographers,” said Sinnarkar.
“This is an excellent opportunity for photographers to showcase their talent. The 12 best photographs will be featured in the NMMC calendar of 2016,” said sports and culture committee chairman Prakash More.
“The photographs should capture the best of Navi Mumbai, promote its value and culture and indicate its progress from a modern city to a smart city.
A maximum of five entries will be accepted. The photographs should be of 8” x 12” in matt finish and should be submitted with an application,” said More.
For the professional category, there are eight prizes of Rs20,000 each and there are four prizes worth Rs10,000 each for the amateur category. Both category winners will also get mementos.