SAP Indian Photography Awards 2020
Sigma Academy of Photography [SAP] is very pleased to announce SAP Indian Photography Awards 2020 exhibition for inspiring the enthusiastic Indian photographers. This national-level photography contest is affiliated by the Photography Society of America (PSA) (PSA recognition no: 2020 – 5470). Sigma Academy of Photograph organised this photography awards and exhibition in collaboration with Department of Language and Culture, Govt of Telangana, and Salar Jung Museum, Hyderabad (Ministry of Culture, Govt of India). Pixel Clash, a Photography Salon Software, is proud to provide technical support for online submission, virtual judgement, online notification, management of data and payment, automated scorecard and awards’ certificate generations, and all other things connected to this event.
SAP Indian Photography Awards 2020 include cash prizes along with medals and trophies. There are total 71 awards along with SAP Trophy, Gold, Silver, and Bronze medals, and cash prize worth 1,85,000 INR. This international level salon closes entries on 28th December 2020. Judging of all sections namely Open Monochrome (PIDM), Open Colour (PIDC), Photo Travel (PTD), Theme: Rural life (PTD) are done from 2nd January 2021 to 10th January 2021. Notification of awards and acceptance is done over web and mails on 14th January 2021. Catalogues will be prepared and sent on 25th March 2021. Awards Dispatch is scheduled for 10th April 2021.
SAP Indian Photography Awards 2020 engages brilliant minds in the field of photography for judging different sections of the event. In the Open Monochrome section, the judging is done by Ms.NAN CARDER (USA) Hon.FPSA,GMPSA,EFIAP, Mr.Taraknath Dey (CANADA) MPSA2, EFIAP,EFIP,Hon.GMGNG,Hon.FSAP, Hon.FPPS,Hon.FCPA,Hon.FPMP Hon.CPE, Hon.APF, Hon.WPG, and Mr. PHILLIP KWAN (CANADA). GMPSA/Platinum,GPSA,EFIAP,FRPS. The Open Colour section is judged by Mr Mohammad Ali Saleem (USA) MFIAP,GMPSA,GPSA,EFIAP/Diamond1,ARPS, Mr.Anil Risal Singh (INDIA) MFIAP, ARPS,Hon.FIP,Hon.LCC, Hon.FSoF,Hon.FPAC,Hon.TPAS,Hon.FSAP, Hon.FICS,Hon.PSGSPC,Hon.FPSNJ,GA.PSGSPC, and Mr.Bhargav Harge (INDIA) EFIAP,GMUPHK,MICS,MUPHK,MSAP, MP.HKNPS,MARGUS,MEUPHK,FPVS,FSOF, FIVAF,EFMPA,EUSPA,FSWAN, PIPCNEFRTITI,Hon.PESGSPC,Hon.MARGUS, Hon.MHKNPS,Hon.FICS,Hon.FSAP, Hon.ESPS,Hon.FSWAN,Hon.EUSPA,Hon.FUPHK Hon.FPSG,PPSG/S,GPA.PESGSPC, Hon.FAVAA,Hon.WPG,Hon.FCPA,Hon. FPPS, Hon.FAPG,Hon.EFMPA,Hon.PACUA, Hon.ANAPHAB,Hon.MHAMAP,Hon.CPE, Hon.FTPAS,Hon.AMPV,Hon.FPCG, Hon.FGNG,Hon.PIPC.
The judgement of Nature section is done by Dr.B.K.Sinha (INDIA) MFIAP,ESFIAP,ARPS,Hon.FIP,Hon.FICS, Mr.C.R.Satyanarayana (INDIA) EFIAP,ARPS, and Ms.ROWSHAN AKHTAR (USA) MPSA, BPSA,EFIAP/Silver,Hon.BPS. Travel section is judged by Mr.Tse Daniel (HONGKONG) GMPSA,EFIAPg,GPU CR3,GMUPHK, Ms.Buket ÖZATAY ( CYPRUS) EFIAP/P,R.ISF5,A.ISF,F.ISF,A.ICS, F.ICS,M.ICS,M.USPA,F.SWAN, H.SAP,M.SAP, Hon.A.SAP,Hon.FPI,Hon.FGNG, and Mr.Subrata Bysack (INDIA) GMPSA/P,EFIAP/g,GPUCR5, GPUVIP5,GAIUP,FFIP, SEPSS,A.APS,ACPE,Hon.APF,HonFPMP, Hon.FGNG,Hon.FSAP,Hon.UFS, Hon.FWPAI,HonFPPS, Hon.GMPIPC,Hon.WPG,Hon.FNAPS L,Hon,PIPC Nefertiti , Hon. PESGCPC, Hon.GPA PESGSPC, Hon.GMGNG. The Rural Life section (a theme section) is judged by Mr.M.C.Shekhar (INDIA) GMUPHK,GMHKNPS,GMSAP, GA.PESGSPC,MICS,MARGUS,MUPHK,MSAP, EFMPA,EUSPA,FSWAN,FOPS,AFIAP, AWPF,APSM,APSS,Hon.FICS,Hon.MARGUS, Hon.FSWAN, Hon.EUSPA, Hon.APSG, Hon.PESGSPC.Hon.EFMPA,Hon.FSAP, Hon.MARGUS,Hon.MHKNPS,Hon.FAVAA, Hon. WPG, Hon. FCPA, Hon. FPPS, Hon.FAPG,Hon.PACUA,Hon.ANAPHAB, Hon.MHAMAP,Hon.CPE,Hon.APF, Hon.FGMGNG. Mr.Chandan Sunder (INDIA) EFIAP,AIIPC,FFIP,FSOP, MSAP.FELLOWSHIP(HRD), and Mr.M.Venkateshwar Rao (INDIA) EFIAP,MSAP,IIPC PLATINUM,Hon.FICS, Hon.FPPS,Hon.FAVAA,FFIP, SAP GLOBAL EXCELLENT PHOTOGRAPHER,Hon.GMGNG.
Result of SAP Indian Photography Awards 2020
ARNALDO PAULO CHE from Hong Kong receives the Overall Best Entrant award in SAP India Photography Award 2020.
Open Monochrome (PIDM) (Digital)
In this section, DUC TOAI LE from Vietnam receives PSA Gold award for the image THUNDERSTORMS 4. RAVI SHANKAR G S from India receives SAP GOLD for the image POOR LADY.
Open Colour (PIDM) (Digital)
In this section, YONGXIONG LING from Australia receives PSA Gold for the image GAME 6. RAUL VILLALBA from Argentina receives SAP Gold for the image THE FISHERMAN in the same section.
Nature (ND) (Digital)
PRAMOD.GOVIND SHANBHAG from India receives PSA Gold award for the image DESERT FOX SUCKLING and PUSHPENDU PAUL from India receives SAP Gold award for the image FAMILY PORTRAIT in Nature (ND) section.
Photo Travel (PTD) (Digital)
MOHAMMED ARFAN ASIF from India receives PSA Gold award for the image ARMENIAN MONASTERY and THINH NGUYEN from the USA receives SAP Gold award for the image MACHU PICCHU in Photo Travel (PTD) section.
Theme: Rural Life (PTD) (Digital)
SHANKAR BANKA from India receives PSA Gold award for CHIT CHAT and XIPING AN from China receives SAP Gold for CORN HUSKING in Theme: Rural Life (PTD) section.
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