Youth4Clicks 2017 - Wildlife Photography Workshop

Youth4Clickks Contest 2017

 

Lessons in the wild...
Saevus Wildlife India and Hem Chand Mahindra Foundation (HCMF) launches the "4th edition" of a unique, never-before seen initiative called. “Youth4clicks”, where the best of upcoming talent will be mentored by some of biggest professionals of wildlife photography in the country. This is a special edition only for women wildlife photographers.

24 participants from the previous editions of Youth4Clicks are doing well for themselves with many of them having taken up careers in wildlife photography .

Through this workshop, young photographers will be taught Nature and Wildlife photography through practical on-field tutoring as well as theoretical aspects through presentations, demonstrations and reviews. The workshop is aimed at providing a platform to the deserving young photography enthusiasts who might have not have had similar learning opportunities owing to economic constraints.

8 Participants will be chosen for a Wildlife Photography workshop worth INR 1,00,000 each which is funded by Hem Chand Mahindra Foundation.

The upper age limit for participants attending the workshop will be less than 35 years on the date of commencement of the workshop. The participants will be selected through an elaborate process and taken to Kanha National Park from 20th March - 26th March, 2017 for a 6 Night-7 day period where they will be trained on the various genre of wildlife photography. 

Process of selection and eligibility criteria:
► Preference will be given to economically disadvantaged participants.
► Registrations will be invited through Saevus website and magazine from women wildlife photographers across the country.
► Only women photographers (age less than 35) can apply for this workshop. Some prior experience in photography is essential. Complete beginners will not be eligible.
► Possession of expensive camera equipment is not a prerequisite as on-field rental supports will be provided by the organizers.
► Applications will be evaluated and shortlisting will be done based on a personal interview (telephonic/Skype) and the portfolio submitted.
► The workshop will have a team of two distinguished wildlife photographers as mentors.
► It will be an exclusive workshop with a teacher - student ratio of 1:4
► The workshop will be of 7 days duration.
► Experts will mentor the participants through classroom as well as on field sessions.
► Only 8 best participants will be selected for the final workshop.
► Participants will have to make their own arrangements to travel to the workshop venue.
► One Winner and one Runner-up prize will be awarded.
► The winner may be featured in an exclusive portfolio section in Saevus Magazine
► Check out the Terms and Conditions for more details


Who can Apply?
Any female candidate who is passionate about photography and wishes to learn the finer nuances of Wildlife Photography and is below 35 years of age may apply.

 

How to Apply?
1. Register on the Saevus website by clicking on the button below and filling in the required details.
2. An email will be sent to the specified id with the unique log in details.
3. Log in and upload your portfolio with 10 best wildlife shots.
4. Mention the genre of your photography on the page and hit submit


Prizes

Following prizes will be given at the workshop:


Winner

  • A Coffee-table book - "Capturing Wildlife Moments in India" by Ashok Mahindra published by OUP and BNHS
  • 2 years subscription of Saevus magazine
  • Silver membership of Saevus magazine
  • Portfolio in Saevus magazine(Only if the images meet the quality standards of Saevus)


Runner-up

  • A Coffee-table book - "Capturing Wildlife Moments in India" by Ashok Mahindra published by OUP and BNHS
  • 1 year subscription of Saevus magazine
  • Silver membership of Saevus magazine

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