10th annual Dith Pran photography & multimedia shootout competiton

Attendees can win prizes and cash worth over $1,500 by entering the 10th Annual Dith Pran Photography and Multimedia ShootOut Competition.

Any AAJA conventioneer can enter their pictures and/or multimedia piece with the theme “The Freedom Trail” during a live contest that best illustrates the theme shot anywhere in the Boston area that can be shot from Wednesday, August 12 through Friday, August 14.

PRIZES:
$200 in cash from AAJA National Office for the 10th Annual Dith Pran Photography and Multimedia ShootOut Award and perpetual trophy.
$350 Olympus audio LS-10 Linear PCM Field Recorder 2GB with SD Slot
$1,000 in ThinkTankPhoto.com camera bags
$125 in Sandisk cards
and more…

MEETING:
WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 12
1 TO 4 PM
WATERFRONT II
ShootOut meeting to discuss rules. Those interested in competing for the 10th Annual Dith Pran Photography and Multimedia ShootOut should come to the meeting. Coordinators will help with assignments and helping out entrants with images to be turned in by Friday’s deadline. (Note: you do not need to attend meeting to enter. This is just an informational meeting.)

DEADLINE:
3 PM Friday, August 14
WATERFRONT II
DEADLINE FOR PICTURES AND MULTIMEDIA

PHOTO RULES:
Turn in maximum of five (5) photos any size. Place caption information in “File Info” in Photoshop. Your name must be in the “File Info”. Save .jpg with your entrant’s last name only. Be sure to include your name, email address and cell phone number/room number on how we can get a hold of you during the convention. Turn in entries in photo room on any media (ie. CD, CF, SD, etc.). Volunteers will help anyone with their images before deadline in the photo room Waterfront II.

MULTIMEDIA RULES:
Turn in only one multimedia piece. This category highlights the use of photographic storytelling, audio, video, and animation in the presentation of web-based stories of any length. Judges will pay special attention to the use of available technology to complement and enhance the art of visual storytelling. Content, usability, and interactivity will also be evaluated to judged. Be sure to include your name, email address and cell phone number/room number on how we can get a hold of you during the convention. Turn in entries in photo room on any media (ie. CD, CF, SD, etc.)

AWARD ANNOUNCEMENT:
The perpetual trophy with the 10th Annual Dith Pran Memorial Award will be presented at the Gala Banquet on Saturday night.

EQUIPMENT:
Bring your own digital camera. Laptops will be not be available. Audio recorders and CF and SD cards loaners available.

More info,
Susan Choi, Boston freelance photographer, choi_susan@hotmail.c…
Matt Lee, Boston Globe photographer, mjlee@globe.com
Vino Wong, Atlanta Constitution Journal photographer, vwong@ajc.com