Photos submitted and accepted for the competition automatically qualify for two categories of prizes:
Jury’s Choice Award
An international jury will evaluate all photographs based on their technical and aesthetic quality and relevance to the topic of valuing Asia-Pacific rainforests. Winners will be announced on 17 April 2018. Based on the above assessment, the jury will select:
- First-place winner — cash prize of USD 1,000 (one thousand dollars)
- Second-place winner — cash prize of USD 500 (five hundred dollars)
- Top 20 photographs (including first- and second-place winners) — the top 20 photographs will be exhibited with full attributions in a public photo exhibition in Yogyakarta during APRS
Audience’s Choice Award
The photograph that receives the most online votes will win the Audience’s Choice Award and a cash prize of USD 500 (five hundred dollars). Voting will take place via the voting gallery. The winner will be announced online on 17 April 2018.
Note: The photographs that win first and second place for the Jury’s Choice Award will no longer be eligible for the Audience’s Choice Award.