Thursday, May 28 2020


Association calls for photos covering the fight against COVID-19

Update: May, 12/2020 - 16:04


A photo features two nurses (right) visiting a mother and her baby born inside a quarantine area in the northern province of Cao Bằng. — VNA/VNS Photo Chu Hiệu

HÀ NỘI — The Việt Nam Association of Photographic Artists has called on professional photographers and photo journalists to send contributions covering the prevention and fight against COVID-19 in Việt Nam.

Organisers encourage members to send meaningful entries like vivid images covering the battle against the pandemic and all people joining the process.

Each photographer can send up to 20 works (single, groups of photos or photo essays of 5-8 photos). Photos can be black and white or colour. Entries should be in JPG format of at least 3,000 pixels in length, and 300dpi in resolution.

Entries should include captions while photographers are responsible for copyright of the entries they submit.

Entries should be sent to website till May 20, 2020. The jury will choose 150-200 finalists for an exhibition planned to be held on June 1, 2020 in Hà Nội.

“The exhibition aims to praise photographers with good photos taken during the pandemic to further enhance people’s awareness on the issue as well as people’s responsibility in fighting the disease,” said Vũ Quốc Khánh, chairman of the association. “The exhibition also confirms Việt Nam’s victory in the process."

Entries should be taken in journalistic realism style during the pandemic in Việt Nam, he said.

The exhibition is planned to take place at the Archive and Artistic Photo Centre of the association in No 4, Tôn Thất Thuyết Street, Cầu Giấy District, Hà Nội. — VNS

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