The International Foundation for Electoral Systems (IFES) from January 5 to February 16, 2012 organizes the IFES 2012 photography contest. This competition invites amateur and professional photographers to compete in this competition with democracy theme that show images of individuals taking part in the electoral process or other activities that demonstrate the values of democratic governance and citizen engagement. The contest consists of two categories: one open to the public and another open exclusively to current and former IFES employees. While the winner of each category will receive US$600.
The 2012 IFES Photography Contest is an annual democracy-themed contest that show the many ways people around the world demonstrate a sense of civic responsibility. Now, this competition encourages the participants to submit images that related to individuals who taking part in the electoral process or other activities that show the values of democratic governance and citizen engagement.
This competition consists of two categories that can be followed by amateur and professional photographers. The categories are:
* Public Category: This category is open to photographers worldwide who are 18 years of age at the time of entry. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED. IFES’
* Choice Category: This category is open for current and former employees, interns and consultants of IFES are eligible.
The winner will be selected for each category. The winner of Public Category will receive $600. While the winner of IFES’ Choice category award will receive $600. This competition will accept submission from January 5, 2012 at 8:00 am Eastern Time (ET) to February 16, 2012 at 11:00 pm Eastern Time (ET).