Ten Photos to Shake the World National Photo Competition winners announced

13 12 2012

 

Asia Society for Social Improvement and Sustainable Transformation (ASSIST), an international non-profit organization based in the Philippines closed the 2nd Run of the Ten Photos to Shake the World Nationwide Photo Competition with an awarding ceremony last December 10, 2012 at the Ayala Museum.

Launched on August 6, 2012, the competition accepted entries until November 15, 2012, and eventually gathered 376 photographs.

Open to anyone who holds a Filipino citizenship, the photography contest looked for ten compelling photos to shake the world under the theme “Challenges and Triumphs in the Pursuit of Sustainable Development.” Photos showed any of the following themes: poverty, political crises, global recession, the changing climate (challenges), and people’s movements, innovations, development partnerships (triumphs).

Suzanne Nazal of ADB, Christopher Rollo of UNIDO, Nigel Ian Laxamana of Digital Photographer Philippines (DPP), Eduviges Huang of Federation of Philippine Photographers Foundation (FPPF) and Ana Liza Valencia of International Labour Organization (ILO) formed the pool of judges who selected the top photo entries.

The final 10 winners were chosen based on the following criteria: a) Substance, Impact and Creativity: 50% b) Composition, clarity and technical quality: 50%.

First Prize: Mr. Danilo Victoriano Jr. (Entry #47)

Second Prize: Mr. Nikki Sandino M. Victoriano (Entry #79)

Third Prize: Ms. Annelyn B. Lacson (Entry #98)

Fourth Prize: Mr. Joel C. Forte (Entry #109)

Fifth Prize: Mr. Carlo G. Zamora (Entry #187)

Sixth Prize: Mr. Jaime S. Singlador (Entry #42)

Seventh Prize: Mr. Ateneo Teni Santa Ines (Entry #197)

Eighth Prize: Mr. Victor Gamosa Ursabia (Entry #312)

Ninth Prize:  Mr. Robert John Cabagnot (Entry#250)

Tenth Prize: Mr. George V. Cabig (Entry #322)

The Ten Photos to Shake the World Competition is a project of ASSIST’s Social Initiatives Unit, in cooperation with TÜV Rheinland, Ayala Foundation, Globe, Calata Corporation, BPI Foundation, Asian Institute of Management, Nestle, Mondelez International, Bank of Commerce, Business World, Digital Photographer Philippines, and Federation of Philippine Photographers Foundation.#





2nd Ten Photos to Shake the World opens today!

13 08 2012

Happy Monday morning everyone! 🙂 We are accepting entries to the 2nd Ten Photos to Shake the World National Photo Competition starting today until September 13, 2012. This year’s theme is: Challenges and Triumphs in the Pursuit of Sustainable Development. Visit and ‘like’ the TPSW Page to know more!





ADB NGOC-ASSIST Click Photo Contest winners announced

4 05 2012

The ADB NGO and Civil Society Center and the Asia Society for Social Improvement and Sustainable Transformation (ASSIST) are pleased to announce the winners of Click: Capturing Images of Inclusive Growth a photo contest launched in partnership with the ADB NGO and Civil Society Center for the 45th Annual Meeting at PICC.


Professional Category:

First Place: Joel C. Forte
Second Place: Dani Pozo
Third Place: Pansiri Pikunkaew

Amateur Category

First Place: Soni Ramesh
Second Place: Partha Pratim Saha
Third Place: Michel Lagueux

Popularity Contest:
Professional Category: Dani Pozo
Amateur Category: Mukherjee Sandipan

View the photos here.





ADB NGOC Photo Contest

12 03 2012

Asia Society for Social Improvement and Sustainable Transformation (ASSIST)  in partnership with the Asian Development Bank NGO and Civil Civil Society Center is pleased to launch:

Click: Capturing Images of Inclusive Growth

Theme: Achieving Inclusive Growth through Partnerships in a World of Seven Billion

The photography competition calls for images that capture the challenges that the world of seven billion faces, as well as the efforts being taken by various stakeholders – governments, non-profits, industries and the communities – to resolve them, with inclusive growth as the overarching theme. Through this initiative for the ADB NGO Center, ASSIST hopes to educate, alert, and more importantly, inspire people to act.

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Contest mechanics:

  1. Anyone who is a citizen of any one of ADB’s 67 members* can join. ADB staff, consultants and their immediate family members are not eligible to compete.
  2. The secretariat will accept entries from March 15 to April 15.
  3. Entries must be original and not infringe on the rights of any entity.
  4. The competition is composed of two categories
    1. Amateur
    2. Professional
  5. There is no registration fee.
  6. Each participant may submit up to three entries.
  7. Photos should show any or a combination of the following themes:
    1. Addressing Climate Change
    2. Gender and Development
    3. Managing the Effects of Disasters
    4. Food Security
  8. Photo-editing programs may be used, but only for basic post- processing actions for contrast, color balance, sharpening, cropping, dodging and burning. Collages will not be qualified.
  9. Entries should not bear watermarks, signatures, frames or other markings such as date and/or time stamps.
  10. Screening and final judging will be conducted by a panel of experts.
  11. ADB reserves the right to publish all entries on the ADB website, other relevant websites and for non-profit use by ADB and its not-for-profit partners.
  12. Entrants do not waive their intellectual or moral property rights by entering the contest, and will therefore retain the right to be identified as the photographer behind the image.
  13. Photos should be 300dpi at the minimum.
  14. Each entry should come with the following information on a separate sheet.
    1. Last name, First name
    2. Category: Amateur or Professional
    3. Complete Address
    4. Contact numbers and e-mail address
    5. 3 to 5 sentences describing when and where the photo was taken, and what is in the frame
    6. Title of entry
  15. Entries should be e-mailed to adbngocphotocontest@gmail.com.
  16. Entries should not have won in previous competitions.
  17. The final 8 winners for the two categories will be chosen based on the following criteria. There will be a separate category for Popularity, to be determined based on the results of Facebook and on-site voting.
    1. Substance, impact and creativity: 50%
    2. Composition, clarity and technical quality: 50%
  18. The prizes are:
    1. Professional
      First Prize: $600
      Second Prize: $500
      Third Prize: $400
    2. Amateur
      First Prize: $500
      Second Prize $400
      Third Prize: $300
    3. Popularity Contest:
      One winner of $200 for each category

*ADB members: Afghanistan; Armenia; Australia; Austria; Azerbaijan; Bangladesh; Belgium; Bhutan; Brunei Darussalam; Cambodia; Canada; People’s Republic of China; Cook Islands; Denmark; Fiji Islands; Finland; France; Georgia; India; Germany; Hong Kong, China; Indonesia; Ireland; Italy; Japan; Kazakhstan; Kiribati; the Republic of Korea; Kyrgyz Republic; Lao People’s Democratic Republic; Luxembourg; Malaysia; Maldives; Marshall Islands; Federated States of Micronesia;, Mongolia; Myanmar; Nepal; The Netherlands; New Zealand; Norway; Pakistan; Palau; Papua New Guinea; Philippines; Portugal; Samoa; Singapore; Solomon Islands; Spain; Sweden; Switzerland; Taipei, China; Sri Lanka; Tajikistan; Thailand; Timor-Leste; Tonga; Tuvalu; Turkey; Turkmenistan; United Kingdom; United States; Uzbekistan; Vanuatu; and Viet Nam





Ten Photos to Shake the World voting on Facebook begins!

25 01 2012

Asia Society for Social Improvement and Sustainable Transformation (ASSIST) is pleased to announce that the Facebook voting for the top 24 entries of the Ten Photos to Shake the World Photo Competition has begun today, January 25, 2012, and will last until February 1. The entry with the most number of ‘likes’ wins a (separate) special prize.

The panel of judges was composed of Inquirer Photojournalist Raffy Lerma, Center for Environmental Concerns Executive Director Ces Quimpo and ASSIST Research and Knowledge Management Director Sheena Carmel Duco Opulencia.

Launched last year, the competition sought “ten compelling photos to shake the world and promote awareness on the state of the world environment.”

Winners will receive cash and gift packs from sponsors Petron, Kraft and Nestle.

Visit the competition’s official Facebook page by clicking here.#





Ten Photos to Shake the World competition deadline extended to Jan. 7, ’12!

15 12 2011

In consideration of requests especially among student-photographers, we are extending the deadline for your submissions to the Ten Photos to Shake the World Nationwide Photo Competition! But yes, the contest is open to everyone with a Filipino citizenship!

Make wise use of the December holidays to snap great photos of the world’s wonders, as well as signs of environmental destruction and efforts to save the Planet. Yes, we are extending until the midnight of January 7, 2012! #





Deadline extended for Ten Photos to Shake the World!

3 10 2011

In consideration of requests especially among student-photographers, we are extending the deadline for your submissions to the Ten Photos to Shake the World Nationwide Photo Competition!

You may use your sembreak…and even the December holidays to snap great photos of the world’s wonders, as well as signs of environmental destruction and efforts to save the Planet. Yes, we are extending until the midnight of January 7, 2012! #