Highlights

CSCP is known for its class. We seek to uphold our reputation by organizing a photography competition which offers much more to the participants than regular salons. We offer the best, and nothing but the best, See for yourself.

Closing Date: 15th April, 2018

FIP

FIP: 2018/FIP/14/2018

This salon is registered under the patronage of Federation of Indian Photography and all acceptances would be recorded in the FIP database.




Zeiss
Profoto
Manfrotto
Ilford
Srishti

Sponsored Awards

Our awards are sponsored by the biggest photography brands in the world, and this is what makes our salon unique.




125 AWARDS

+ MANFROTTO DISCOUNT VOUCHER WITH EVERY AWARD

+ CASH AWARDS

  • 5 Trophies and Plaques
  • 18 Cups
  • 102 Medals
  • TOP 3 BEST CLUB AWARDS
  • BEST OVERALL ENTRANT AWARD
  • 18 JUDGE'S CHOICE AWARDS
  • 6 CHAIRMAN'S CHOICE
  • 18 BEST THEME AWARDS

  • CSCP is a patron of the youth. They are the future of art, and the torch bearers of progress, of betterment.
  • In the support and promotion of young talent, we declare a special
    CSCP YOUTH AWARD
    for ages under 25

6 SECTIONS

STREET

CHILD

OPEN COLOUR

OPEN MONOCHROME

TRAVEL

PHOTOJOURNALISM

Awards

With 125 Awards, this is the highest number of awards in a national salon of 2018. Rewarding artists and their hard work, is our foremost goal.

Open Colour

CHAIRMAN'S CHOICE FIP GOLD
CSCP GOLD CUP
CSCP SILVER CUP
CSCP BRONZE CUP
JUDGE'S CHOICE X 3
HONOUR MEDAL X 10
BEST BODY LANGUAGE
BEST FRAME WITHIN FRAME
BEST CONTRASTING SUBJECTS

Open Monochrome

CHAIRMAN'S CHOICE FIP GOLD
CSCP GOLD CUP
CSCP SILVER CUP
CSCP BRONZE CUP
JUDGE'S CHOICE X 3
HONOUR MEDAL X 10
BEST TONAL RANGE
BEST PATTERNS
BEST USE OF SHADOWS

Photo Travel

CHAIRMAN'S CHOICE FIP GOLD
CSCP GOLD CUP
CSCP SILVER CUP
CSCP BRONZE CUP
JUDGE'S CHOICE X 3
HONOUR MEDAL X 10
BEST DEPICTION OF CULTURE
BEST MONUMENT
BEST LANDSCAPE


Photo Journalism

CHAIRMAN'S CHOICE FIP GOLD
CSCP GOLD CUP
CSCP SILVER CUP
CSCP BRONZE CUP
JUDGE'S CHOICE X 3
HONOUR MEDAL X 10
BEST EMOTIONAL CONTENT
BEST HARD NEWS
BEST EVENT FEATURE


Street (PJ)

CHAIRMAN'S CHOICE FIP GOLD
CSCP GOLD CUP
CSCP SILVER CUP
CSCP BRONZE CUP
JUDGE'S CHOICE X 3
HONOUR MEDAL X 10
BEST ACTION
BEST USE OF GRAFFITI
BEST DAILY LIFE


Child (PJ)

CHAIRMAN'S CHOICE FIP GOLD
CSCP GOLD CUP
CSCP SILVER CUP
CSCP BRONZE CUP
JUDGE'S CHOICE X 3
HONOUR MEDAL X 10
BEST NARRATIVE
BEST EXPRESSION
BEST POTRAYAL OF INNOCENCE


Overall Awards

CSCP UNDER 25 YOUTH AWARD + Rs. 1000
BEST ENTRANT TROPHY + Rs. 2000
1st BEST CLUB TROPHY + Rs. 3000
2nd BEST CLUB TROPHY
3rd BEST CLUB TROPHY
MANFROTTO DISCOUNT VOUCHER WITH EVERY AWARD (125 total)

Judges

The jury panel is chaired by India's best, and most renowned photography artists. A combination of veteran and young, we aim to ahieve the widest possible perspective of evaluation.

Amitabha Sil

Rajdeep Biswas

Avishek Das

Sushanta Burman

Sudip Sahu

Tania Chatterjee

Akash Ghosh

Anupam Roy Chowdhury

Entry fee

Entries will not be judged unless entry fee is paid within the closing date. Unpaid entries shall be removed from the system, and will not be recalled after the closing of the salon.

One fee for any number of sections

Rs. 700
  • Entry fee to be paid via bank transfer only.
    No cash deposit accepted.

  • Bank Details:
  • Bank name: IndusInd Bank
  • Account name: Sounak Banerjee
  • Branch name: Salt Lake, Sector 1, Kolkata
  • Account No: 100035381092
  • IFSC Code: INDB0000526
  • Account Type: Savings

  • Please send a mail to CSCP.Salon@gmail.com with your payment details, without which your status cannot be updated.

Special Discounts

For group entries*
  • For 10 plus entries, 10%
  • For 20 plus entries, 20%
  • For 30 plus entries, 30%

Early Bird
  • For submissions before 15th March
  • the entry fee is Rs. 500 for all sections. That's almost 30%.

  • *For group entries, registrations have to be done only after approval of the group, which has to be submitted to the salon chairman by the club.
    Entrants who have already registered, cannot be included in a group later.

15 April, 2018

Closing

22 April, 2018

Judging

30 April, 2018

Notification

13 May, 2018

Exhibition

Image Specifications

Before uploading your entry into the system, please ensure the image format is as given below, else the process will not be successful.

Naming

  • File Name should be same as Title.
  • Only English alphabet and numerals are allowed. No special characters are permitted.
  • Images without a title, or "No Title", will not be accepted.

Format

  • Maximum Width - 1024
  • Maximum Height - 768
  • Colour Space: sRGB
  • Maximum size: 1 MB
  • File type: JPEG

Calcutta School of Contemporary Photography

CSCP was founded by the internationally acclaimed photography artist, Sounak Banerjee, FFIP, AFIAP.

Sounak Banerjee

Salon Chairman & CSCP Founder

CSCP is a contemporary photography institute, located conveniently in the heart of the city of Calcutta, in Salt Lake, City Centre 1.

CSCP is a team of 100 plus , and it's primary focus is on the development and promotion of photography as an art.

It is the brainchild of renowned photography artist, Sounak Banerjee, who is an apprentice of the world famous Magnum photographer, Padmashree Raghu Rai .

CSCP has produced many award winning artists in record time, and is critically acclaimed for it's quality of work. Every month, the number is growing exponentially, and it soon aims to become the biggest photography institute in India.

For more information about CSCP, and to enroll, please visit us at

www.CSCP.School
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