Ode to Water – Photography Day 2019 Contest

a contest for a cause,
by Iqbal Mohamed
and Light & Life Academy.

Photography Contest for World Photography Day

Entries Closed.

Iqbal and Light & Life Academy believe that this visual medium can inspire individuals to empathise and engage with, then act on social causes. We are happy to announce the “Shoot For A Cause” movement, an initiative that seeks to harness the power of images for a positive social impact.

We encourage everyone to join in this “Shoot For A Cause” movement and share their own images that celebrate this life giving resource- water.


  1. Follow @lightandlifeacademy on Facebook and Instagram.
  2. Upload a picture related to the theme “An Ode to Water” on Facebook or Instagram.
  3. All entries have to be uploaded with hashtags #LLA2019, #WorldPhotographyDaywithLLA and #AnOdeToWater
  4. Tag @lightandlifeacademy in the post

What is in it for you

If your image is selected as one of the best images, it will be exhibited for everyone to see at Express Avenue, Chennai. Proceeds from the sales will support the NGO Environmentalist Foundation of India (E.F.I).


  1. LLA page has to be followed prior to submission of entries
  2. All photos must be original work, taken by the entrants
  3. All entries have to be uploaded with dedicated hashtags
  4. No limit to the number of entries per person
  5. The pictures submitted can be taken on any device
  6. Only entries submitted via proper channels ie. Instagram/Facebook will be eligible for the contest
  7. LLA Reserves the right to use the images submitted by the entrants to the contest, for social media advertising purposes
  8. Last date for submissions - August 15
  9. Entries will be judged by LLA. All decisions are final and the institute reserves the right to disqualify entries considered inappropriate or irrelevant
  10. Winners will be notified on August 19, via social media
  11. Selected images will be exhibited at a venue in Chennai! The sales proceeds of which will be contributed to an NGO working towards water conservation



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