Monday, January 31, 2011

Royal Automobile Museum's photography competition

Helloo again everyone
It was a very very long break, I know! I was actually being tortured by final exams at university. So I'm very sorry for not being around.

Aaanyways! Recently I was invited to a press conference held by the Royal Automobile Museum. Where they were talking about the launch of a new Annual photography competition.

Mr.Zohrab Markarian (Royal Family's photographer), Mr.Raja Gargour (RAM Director), and Mr.Mirza Hatk (Torque Magazine)

Please read the details below:

The Royal Automobile Museum is launching the First Annual Automotive Museum Photography Competition
to celebrate His Majesty King Abdullah II’s birthday.

Emphasizing the digital photography skills and creative work, the competition
aims to encourage amateur photographers to be part of this art-form.

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Interested individuals who wish to participate in the competition must log on to to fill in the application and select a date to take their photos.
Registration will start on January 31st and end on the Jan 12th.

Scheduled photography visits will start on February 13th and until the 24th.
Each participant may enter the competition with one picture, printed on an A3 3cm thick wooden board, to be submitted to the museum during the period of 25th until 28th of February.

All photos will then be judged by a selected panel of experts in the photography and automotive fields.
Winners will be announced on the 7th of March during a reception held at the museum.

All photos submitted for the competition become property of the museum, and will not be returned.

Director of the museum Mr. Raja Gargour commented that “we designed this competition to encourage young talents in photography to emerge and be exposed to the public through the museum.
Photography is one of the most important visual art forms”

He added, “There could not be a better place to use one’s imagination and creative abilities other than to photograph automotive sculptures during the ages.
We are looking forward to the great results in recognition of the country’s amateur photographers.”

For further information please call the museum at 06 541 1392 ext.113.

It is worth mentioning that the Royal Automobile Museum opens daily from 10 am until 7:00 pm except Tuesday, the museum’s official holiday.

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