Photo Hunters International Circuit 2020
Photo Hunters International Circuit 2020 is organised by India based photography club Photo Hunters Association for connecting and rewarding the passionate minds of photography globally. The circuit is affiliated by reputed global photography organisation Photography Society of America (PSA) PSA NO 2020 – 479. This international level photography contest is digitally hosted by Pixel Clash, a Photography Salon Software.
The closing date of submission of photography is on 1st December 2020 and the judgement is done on 15 December 2020. The result of the judgement is published on the web on 22 December 2020. Online exhibition of the event is scheduled for 22 January 2020 to 22 March 2021. EDAS will be sent to Photography Society of America (PSA) on 14 January 2021. Awards and catalogues will be mailed on 22 February 2021.Four PSA approved sections for submission in the circuit are Colour Open ( PID – C ), Monochrome Open ( PID – M ), Nature ( ND ), Photo Travel ( PTD ).
Photo Hunters International Circuit 2020 has announced attractive GRAND AWARD of cash prize worth 20000.00 INR for the best participating club. Best Club. There are 12 PSA Gold medal ( 1 per section ), 12 PHOTO HUNTERS Gold medal ( 1 per section ), 12 PHOTO HUNTERS Silver medal ( 1 per section ), and 12 PHOTO HUNTERS Bronze medal ( 1 per section ). The circuit consists of three salons: Red Salon, Green Salon, and Blue Salon. In the Red Salon, the judges are ANIL RISAL SINGH [MFIAP, ARPS], SOUMESH ROY [EFIAP, EFIP], and SUBRATA BYSACK [GMPSA/P, EFIAP/G]. The Green Salon is judged by DIPANKAR DASGUPTA [EFIAP/B, EFIP/P], SWAPAN MUKERJEE [EFIAP, FFIP], and TAPAN KUMAR DAS [EFIAP, HON. FCOS]. The judging panel of Blue Salon is featured by APURBA KUMAR DAS [EFIAP]
SHARMALI DAS [EFIAP/P, GMPSA], and S R MANDAL [EFIAP, ARPS].
Three Grand Awards PSA Gold + INR 6666 each are won by three best photographs in three salons. In the Red salon, ARNALDO PAULO CHE from Hong Kong receives this grand award for the image MOTHER AND SON. In the Green Salon, ABHIJEET KUMAR BANERJEE from India wins this grand award for the image RHINO MATING 2. In the Blue Salon, the award winner is MAHESHWARAIAH M from India for the image 4 CHEETAHS ATTACKING WILDE BEAST. The Best Club Award goes to YOUTH PHOTOGRAPHIC SOCIETY of Bangalore, India.
In the Red Salon, the PSA Gold Award winner in the Open Monochrome section is HANSA TANGMANPOOWADOL from Thailand for the image WITH MY DREAMS. ARNALDO PAULO CHE from Hong Kong received PSA Gold in the Open Colour section for the image MOTHER AND SON, which has won the Grand Prize in this salon. In the Nature section, MAHESHWARAIAH M from India has won the PSA Gold for the image 4 CHEETAHS ATTACKING WILDE BEAST. In the Photo Travel section, AJIT HUILGOL from India has won PSA Gold for the image WELCOME TO PENGUIN COLONY.
In the Green Salon, the PSA Gold Award winner in the Open Monochrome section is YONGXIONG LING from Austria for the image RODEO 30 BW. In the Open Colour section, the winner of PSA Gold is ARNALDO PAULO CHE from Hong Kong for the image MOTHER AND SON. ABHIJEET KUMAR BANERJEE’s (from India) image RHINO MATING 2 has secured the PSA Gold in the Nature section as well as the Grand Award in this salon. CHING CHING CHAN from Hong Kong has received PSA Gold in the Photo Travel section for the image ICE CAVE ADVENTURE.
In the Blue Salon, RAUL VILLALBA from Argentina has won PSA Gold award in the Open Monochrome section for the image THE PROPHECY. PANDULA BANDARA from Sri Lanka has received PSA Gold in the Open Colour section for the image SHAPE 6. MAHESHWARAIAH M’s (from India) 4 CHEETAHS ATTACKING WILDE BEAST has secured PSA Gold in the Nature section. This image has been selected for the Grand Prize in this salon too. MICHAEL TRAN from USA has won PSA Gold in the Photo Travel section for the image RED BARN. Click on the following button for the complete list of awards and acceptances.