The Dubai Events and Promotions Establishment (DEPE), an agency of the Department of Economic Development and organizers of Dubai Shopping Festival, has announced the DSF 2013 Photography Award for exceptional photography in recognition of the contributions made by press photographers.
The DSF Photography Award was instituted to honour press photographers for their creativity in capturing the essence of DSF through images. The DSF Photography Award acknowledges the important role played by photography and the great dedication of local press photographers to their noble profession. DSF 2013 is being held from January 3 to February 3.
Only press photographers are eligible to take part in the Award. The categories for this year are DSF Celebrations and DSF Shopping. Photographs in the Celebrations category should ideally reflect the theme of Dubai Shopping Festival – ‘One World, One Family, One Festival’. Additionally, the images should cover the multicultural aspect of Dubai and DSF in the form of visitors, tourists, and families.
Entries in the ‘Shopping’ category should highlight the various shopping opportunities during DSF and capture the excitement of shopping in Dubai’s numerous luxurious malls, souqs, and streets.
The winner will receive a trophy and prize money of US $ 3000, the runner-up will receive US $ 2000, and the third prize winner carries home a purse of US $ 1000.