The Fifth Photo Championship “Photochamp-2014″ starts on April 9 in Bishkek. Both professional photographers and amateurs can participate.
Competitions are made as a combination of sport and creativity. All declared participants are divided into groups by drawing of lots. Each group is given a task to be performed within a certain time. Groups also need to provide proof that the photos are not from the old archives. Specially invited professional photographers will evaluate the works which will be divided into several categories. They will give the participants points after each round.Winners pass further in the tournament grid and then meet in the paired matches. Then the jury will determine the finalists and winners in various categories.
Registration runs on design.kg forum in a special topic. Participation in a championship is free of charge and has restrictions neither in age nor a professional preparation. Also it is not mandatory to be in Kyrgyzstan at the time of competition.
Deadline of the registration is March 30.
Announcement of the tournament topic and the drawing of lots of participants takes place at the press-center of “Vecherniy Bishkek” newspaper on April 4 at 3 pm. Organizers invite everyone to the lot drawing.