When it comes to photography, everyone must have experienced taking photos in your life; all the inner thoughts and impressions are expressed and given a meaning via photographs. Especially nowadays, it is easier than ever before - using the smartphone that you’re holding right now: snap and capture life moments instantly.
We know many of you are photography enthusiasts in our community, and this is a perfect time to show off your photo taking skills! Why? Just read on!
Xiaomi Photography Challenge 2018 is a global mobile photography contest organized by Xiaomi. This is the second contest after last year’s “ShotOnMiA1” Xiaomi Photography Challenge. What's different this year? Continue reading the details from here.
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Photo submissions start from October 25, 2018. Start to prepare your photos now for a higher chance to win, get noticed first, get exposure first, get promotion first on official Xiaomi channels including mi.com/Facebook/Twitter/Instagram/Mi Community/MIUI Wallpaper etc.
The “Challenge” this year is focused and inspired by creativity - a unique outlook on life reflecting “Ordinary | Extraordinary”
Participate in the four categories:
This year’s challenge boasts a qualified panel of judges, including
They will join the panel to determine the Top 100.
From November 27th to December 6th, vote on mi.com and be the judge! Solely decided by Mi Fans from around the world when they cast their vote(s) for favorite photos.
Rules & Prizes of Xiaomi Photography Challenge 2018
1. Challenge Organiser & Participating Countries
2. Challenge Rules
Xiaomi Photography Challenge 2018 will be held from October 25th, 2018 to December 6th, 2018. The challenge is divided into three stages: the Upload Stage will take place from October 25th, 2018 until November 22nd, 2018. During this stage, participants who are interested can submit photos shot using a Xiaomi phone by visiting the event’s landing page (event.mi.com/photography2018/) to choose a category and submit relevant contact information according to the registration instructions on event’s landing page and then uploading their photos. Photos that receive at least 3 "likes" will qualify for the Xiaomi Photography Challenge 2018. The Evaluation Stage will take place from November 23rd, 2018 until November 26th, 2018. During this stage, professional judges will examine all qualifying photos to select 25 finalists for each category for a total of 100 finalists (Top 100). The Voting Stage will take place from November 27th until December 6th, 2018. During this stage, users can visit the official challenge page to vote on the Top 100.
2.1 Challenge Requirements
2.2 Challenge Categories
Participants can choose to enter a photo into one of the following categories:
(1) Natural look (2) Piece of the world (3) Dreamscape (4) Why so serious
3. Challenge Prizes
3.1 Challenge Prizes
1 participant in each of the 4 categories (total 4 participants) will receive a prize of 10,000 USD.
First prize winners in each of the 4 categories will receive a prize of 10,000 USD. Once the Top 100 photos are chosen by the panel of professional judges, winners will be decided by global voters according to the number of votes received.
1 participant in each of the 4 categories (total 4 participants) will receive a prize of 2,000 USD.
Second prize winners in each of the 4 categories will receive a prize of 2,000 USD. Once the Top 100 photos are chosen by the panel of professional judges, winners will be decided by global voters according to the number of votes received.
1 participant in each of the 4 categories (total 4 participants) will receive a prize of 500 USD.
Third prize winners in each of the 4 categories will receive a prize of 500 USD. Once the Top 100 photos are chosen by the panel of professional judges, winners will be decided by global voters according to the number of votes received.
4. Prize Announcements
5. Additional Notes
6. Contest Entrant Terms & Conditions
The participant (Contest entrant) hereby agrees to the following:
The Contest entrant will allow Xiaomi to use, modify and produce derivative marketing materials which shall include but not be limited to Xiaomi’s communication materials, social media photos, digital advertisements, televised media or its website. The Contest entrant allows Xiaomi to gain all rights with respect to photos submitted by Contest entrant without any financial remuneration on a global scale. This shall include not but not be limited to the right to use the photos in partnership with a third-party with Xiaomi, the terms of which have yet to be determined. The Contest entrant shall not authorize a third party to use the entrant’s submitted photo in this competition without Xiaomi’s agreement in writing.
In the event that any third party submits any claims, proceedings or legal action against Xiaomi based on photos derived from the Xiaomi Photography Challenge, the Contest entrant will be liable to Xiaomi for any damages, lost profits, loss of business revenue or economic loss of any kind.
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