ELIGIBILITY: The contest is open to amateur and professional photographers of all ages, backgrounds and skill levels.
HOW TO ENTER: 1. Review the full contest rules and guidelines: http://www.jcch.com/gannenmono-celebrating-150-years2. Capture a photo. Only one submission per person. 3. Write a short story to explain how your photo captures the theme, "Celebrating 150 Years of Japanese in Hawai'i."4. Email your photo in .JPEG or .jpg format no larger than 20 MB to email@example.com with your full name in the subject line. 5. Fill out this entry form.
SUBMISSION DATES: April 15, 2018 to May 14, 2018. All submissions must be received by 5:00 p.m. HST on May 14, 2018. Contest winners will be announced on June 7, 2018.
JUDGING: Entries will be judged by a 5-member panel of various backgrounds, interest and knowledge of art, photography, and the Hawai'i Japanese American experience. The judges’ decision will be final. Photos will be exhibited in the JCCH Community Gallery in July 2018. Winners may be asked to print or provide a higher resolution of minimum 300 dpi of their photo.
PRIZES:One Grand Prize: $500.003 Finalists: $250.00 each3 Honorable Mentions: $100.00 each