مسابقة "بحريننا" للتصوير الفوتوغرافي والفيديو‎

Rules and Instructions:

  • Participations will be accepted from all Bahraini nationals and foreign residents of the Kingdom of Bahrain
  • All participations can be submitted starting Wednesday, January 8th to Saturday, February 8th 2020 midnight.

    Participations must be sent to the email address: contest@bahrainouna.com titled “Bahrain Through Our Lens”.
  • The e-mail must also include the full details of the participant:
    Full name
    CPR number
    Contact number
    Social media accounts
    The national value the photographs or video represent.
  • All photographs submitted must be photographed by the participant.
  • Photographs must be submitted in high resolution of 300 dpi and are not smaller than 5MBs. The photograph’s size must be 1920x1080 pixels (vertical or horizontal).
  • Photography retouching is accepted in moderation and should not affect the photographs’ origins.
  • Coloured photographs are accepted only. 
  • The original photographs are considered the property certificate of the submitted photographs. The participant must include the original photographs without retouching in the same Email.
  • The participant can participate with photographs taken by a professional camera, and/or by a mobile camera.
  • The maximum number of participations is 18 photographs by each participant.
  • The video length must not exceed 1 minute.
  • The video has to be in a high definition format.  It has to be uploaded to YouTube, with the name of the contest in the title box, and a brief explanation of the national value expressed in the section in the description box.
  • The video link must be sent to the contest's e-mail with full participant information indicated in the terms and instructions above.
  • When submitting the participation, the participant will pledge the following: The participant must confirm ownership of the photograph/video, and disinvolvement of any third party in it. Ownership includes all the elements in the photograph/video and the creative idea related to it. The participant is also fully responsible legally (civil and criminal) of the photograph/video submitted.
  • The participant must obtain the necessary approvals from individuals and properties included in the photographs and videos to allow print and publication in line with the above rules and regulations.
  • Bahrainouna’s Executive Office and appointed Jury has the right to reject any submission, which are not in line with the specifications, objectives, subjects or rules and regulations, without giving any reason.
  • The winning submissions will be selected as per as the Jury decision and online voting by the public.  
  • Submitted photographs will be evaluated based on the following criteria:
  • Photograph’s story and subject matter.
  • Photograph should reflect the selected value.
  • Image quality and clarity including the colour, lighting, exposure and focus.
  • Overall creativity and composition.
  • Bahrainouna’s Executive Office and appointed Jury has the right to use all winning submissions in the various traditional, print, digital and social media publication channels of Bahrainouna, as it deems appropriate. The appropriate credit will be given to the photo owner.
  • The finalist submissions will be nominated by the Jury committee, and will be presented for the public to vote online for the winning submissions.
  • The final results will be announced in February 2020.