Korean Air will launch its 25th annual travel photo contest on July 13th 2018. The “Korean Air Travel Photo Contest” is one of the most popular photography competitions in Korea. Every year, participants submit photos featuring their travels anywhere in the world, beautiful scenery, nature and shots depicting people’s lives in different parts of the country. Entrants have until 20th August 2018 to submit their photographs.
This year’s competition is divided into two categories – General Awards and Special Awards. The General Awards are for photographs that capture the photographers most memorable travel moment. The Special Awards are themed ‘Go Beyond’ and entrants should submit extraordinary photos that show a new perspective or challenge that transcends the conventional, they could, for example, be aerial or underwater shots.
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Those who are passionate about photography and travel, regardless of nationality, can submit entries to the ‘Korean Air Travel Photo Contest’; all photos must be previously unpublished work globally. Entrants can upload photos through the contest website, send by post or personally deliver to airline’s Seoul office.
65 winners will be selected by a judging panel, consisting of photography professors and professional photographers. The overall Grand Prize winner will receive two Korean Air international Prestige Class round-trip tickets, two domestic Prestige Class round-trip tickets and a camera. Other winners will also receive Korean Air tickets and plaques.
An award ceremony will be held on October 23th 2018 at Ilwoo Space in the Korean Air Building, located in Seoul. Award-winning photos will be exhibited in Ilwoo Space, National Museum of Korea and also at Jeju Airport. This year, the airline is planning to produce postcards showing the award-winning photographs, which will be distributed at photo exhibitions. Furthermore, selected photos will be included in the 2019 Korean Air calendar.