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“Namma Chennai, Namma Biennale!”

Photography Contest



About the Contest

Welcome to the 'Namma Chennai Namma Biennale' photo contest presented by Chennai Photo Biennale, Hello FM, Epson India, Phoenix MarketCity Mall (Chennai).

Participate and win a chance to showcase your photographs at Phoenix MarketCity Mall as a part of the Chennai Photo Biennale 2019.

You can participate via Facebook or Instagram. For clear instructions please refer below

The best 300 entries will be showcased in an exhibition seen by many thousands. You also get to take home your winning print along with other exciting prizes !

Participating in the contest via Facebook:
  • Post your photograph in the comment to this post
  • Mention the category of your submission in your comment
  • Please mention #nammachennainammabiennale to be considered a valid entry
  • Please tag @chennaiphotobiennale @hellofm @epsonindia and @phoenixmarketcity to be considered a valid entry
Participating in the contest via Instagram:
  • Post your entry on your own insta handle feed. Not on stories.
  • Mention the photo category you are submitting a photo for in the post description.
  • Please mention #nammachennainammabiennale to be considered a valid entry
  • Please tag @chennaiphotobiennale @hellofm @epsonindia and @phoenixmarketcity to be considered a valid entry
  • Only the first entry per participant per category will be considered.
  • Entries without the necessary tags will be considered invalid.
Namma Biennale

We want to view CPB2019 through your lens! Send in any pictures that you capture during the Biennale - of the artists, their work, the venues, the audience, and everything else related to this international festival happening in Namma Chennai!

Namma Unnavu

Chennai is rich in culinary heritage - from our ‘Ellai sapaad’ to our pongal vadai, and from our hot sundal to fragrant filter coffee. We want to see your pictures of food from Chennai- go ahead and make us drool!

Namma People

The charm of a city has a lot to do with the people who call it home and we want to see the pictures you’ve captured of this city’s residents. So go ahead and send in your best pictures of Namma beautiful Chennaites!

Namma Architecture

From our heritage buildings to our beautiful places of worship and from our modern industrial facades to our varied residences - Chennai has a lot to offer in terms of architecture and we want to see how you’ve captured these buildings through the lens

Namma Small Business

From the local ‘pottikadais’ to cart vendors, small businesses in Chennai are full of colour and vibrancy. Show us how best you can capture the essence of our local businesses.

Namma Landscapes/Cityscapes

Our beaches, parks, rivers and landscapes make for some very powerful pictures. Send in your entries and show us how you view Chennai’s cityscapes.

Namma Wildlife

All creatures great and small can be seen walking through the streets, beaches and parks of Tamil Nadu. Send in best entries of local animal photography for a chance to win!

Namma Wall Art

Movie posters and political parties adorn our Chennai walls besides local graffiti and colourful splashes of paint! Send in photos where we see this bright side of Chennai, as abstract and kitschy as can be!

Contest Rules
  • Images can be shot on any camera - phone, DSLR, analog
  • Photos must be taken after Feb 1, 2018
  • If the contestant is below the age of 18 years old, they must have the consent of the parent/guardian to participate and must be accompanied by a parent/guardian at the awards ceremony.
  • Open to residents of India only
  • @chennaiphotobiennale will get in touch with you directly if you are one of the selected 300 winners. You will need to provide full resolution images to be considered in the final winners.
Contest End Date : March 16
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