SOUNDING THE ALARM
Amateur and professional photographers and photojournalists are invited to participate in a photo competition aimed at documenting the deepening deforestation crisis in Malawi.
The winning photos will also be featured in a collaborative photo essay which will be published in the Nation newspaper and an independent investigative dossier, and placed on display at a public photo exhibition in Lilongwe.
Tree cutting and timber felling in action, areas of deforestation
production, transportation, markets, or usage
Their products, services, and other values
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at least 1MB/120 dpi in size. Larger photos are preferred, due to the need to print in large format for exhibition purposes
Number of Images
Up to 10 photos can be submitted by an individual, of which up to 3 may be chosen by the judges
Questions can be sent to:
Please note that entries will not be accepted over email.
All entries to be submitted online at by 16th September 2021
TERMS AND CONDITIONS
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(1) Do not submit photos as separate file. All photos to be uploaded on the website. (2) Late entries will automatically be disqualified and will not be reviewed by the panel of judges. (3) All photos must be submitted with a full description of the thematic areas that are addressed by the photo. (4) multiple photos can be shared as a zip file in the submission. (5) All photos must be taken by the individual submitting the entry.
The activity is led by the Association of Environmental Journalists and funded by USAID and the FCDO through the ‘Modern Cooking for Healthy Forests in Malawi (MCHF) activity, with technical support from Lilongwe Wildlife Trust. Note that the photos may also be used by USAID and FCDO in various online or hardcopy communications.