For those camera enthusiasts who have a Xiaomi handset, there might be some good news for you. The Chinese smartphone maker is hosting its first ever photography competition called the ‘Xiaomi Photography Challenge’ for its smartphone users.
Xiaomi smartphone users can take part in the competition, shares their photos and grab a chance to win a sum of USD 30,000. The ‘Photography Challenge’ has 11 categories for the participants to chose in. They can take part in- People, Portraits, Animals, Creativity, Architecture, Still Life, Nature, Landscape, Life, Events and Others. The competition, however, is restricted to those users who own a Mi A1 smartphone. Further, if the photos are edited using Photoshop or any other editing tools, there is a fair chance that the images might get rejected.
If you have a Mi A1 smartphone here’s how you can participate-
1. Click on the http://event.mi.com/in/challenge2017/mia1
2. The page once opens, select the ‘SUBMIT NOW’ option that will take you to the ‘Submit Entry’ page
3. Fill in the basic information (name, telephone etc) then tap on the next button
Following this, it will take to ‘Your Photo page’ where you will need to choose image, select category, add title and description
4. Select the upload button, it will then ask to edit information (if you want) and then ‘Submit’
As we mentioned before, this competition is only available for those Xiaomi users who have a Mi A1 smartphone. The Photography Challenge is open from October 20 and will continue till December 11, 2017. Participants can upload to a maximum of 10 photos per day. The global Photography competition is held in partnership with IPA (International Photography Awards) that conducts annual competition on a ‘global scale’. Xiaomi users who reside in any of these countries- India, Russia, Vietnam, and Indonesia are eligible to participate in the competition.