In the world of casual selfies there are many many passionate photographers and for those there is a chance to Participate in “India’s First Food Photography Competition” and become First Food Photographer of India, Win dine-in passes and opportunity to photograph at India’s Top Most Hotels, Cash Rs. 20K, Live Round at Delhi, Entry in Mega Kitchen of IRCTC & lots more…. and all that for Free!
FPC is a contest to search for FIRST FOOD PHOTOGRAPHER OF INDIA. Food Photography Contest is one of its kind and is happening for the first time in India where hunt is for best food photographer who can blend the taste of food with its stunning decoration through his camera and style of imagery.
It is Online cum live round of photography contest where the participants are allowed to participate into the competition without paying any participating fees.
The online round will be conducted here and post online round, 5 selected winners from this city/ nearby city will get a chance to win dinner passes at respective state hotel. Now breaking the surprise for the winners, this is something which might excite all of them and that is when they get to know that they are going to get an opportunity to perform live at the respectivehotels.
Get ready for the Mega news, If you think that is all for the show, then hold your breath because this can be a dream come true moment for the participants, 5 lucky winners from across India will also get a chance to celebrate dinner Mr. Montu Saini, Executive chef to President of India – Mr. Pranab Mukherjee
In addition, an opportunity never seen or heard before, selected winners will get a chance to click some cool and mouth slurping pictures inside the Mega Kitchen of IRCTC (India’s leading online railway ticket booking portal) and Taj SATS (India’s leading In-Flight Catering).
Last date to participate in the online round is 31st January, 2017.
So photographers make yourself feel special and when you have the goal in front of you then why think about New year’s resolutions 😉
Chef Ajay Chopra – Celebrity Chef, Consultant Chef, TV presenter, Restaurant professional
Chef Montu Saini – Executive chef to the President of India
Miss. Farzana Contractor – Editor & Photographer @ UpperCrust, (India’s first and only food, wine and lifestyles magazine)
Nitin Tandom – Award winning Food Styling & Food Photography (Clients: ITC, Unilever, Cadbury, Pepsi, Amul etc)
Auditions Cities/ Hotel (Winner of respective state will win couple dinner & photography opportunity for Round 2)
Courtyard Marriott – Ahmedabad (Gujarat)
High Ultra Lounge – Bengaluru (Karnataka)
Lodi – The Garden Restaurant – Delhi
Cafe Mojo – Goa
Novotel – Hyderabad (Andhra Pradesh)
Lebua Resort – Jaipur (Rajasthan)
Swissotel – Kolkata (West Bengal)
Café Mojo – Mumbai (Maharashtra)
After Online Round: We will Select Top 5 participants from the city/ nearby city for free dining
upto Rs. 5,000 and an opportunity to click exotic photograph at the India’s Top Most Hotels.
After Live Round: Winner of the competition from across India will be eligible for Cash prize of
Rs. 20,000/- and will be known as First Food Photographer of India.
After Live Round: 5 photographers from across India will be eligible for free dinner with Mr.
Montu Saini, Executive chef to President of India in Delhi.
After Live Round: Winner of the competition will be featured in Uppercrust Magazine.
Online Round (Round 1): This is the first round of the competition where participant upload the
photos clicked by them on our website and the winners will be selected on the basis of Online
judges (60%) and number of votes received from public (40%).
Live Round (Round 2): We’ll select upto 5 best performers from the city/ nearby city from the
Online Round and invite them for free dinner and Live photography at the restaurant and they
have to click and submit their best 30 photographs each of that restaurant and food decoration.
Based on the judges rating on photos clicked during the Live Round we’ll select the winner of
Mega Round (Round 3): This round is the final round of the competition where we will select
Top 5 photographers from across India from all cities and they will have to perform Live inside
the Mega Kitchen of IRCTC (India’s leading online railway ticket booking portal) and Taj SATS
(India’s leading In-Flight Catering). Participants have to click and submit their best 30
photographs each of that restaurant and food decoration. Based on the judges rating on photos
clicked during the Mega Round we’ll select the winner of the Round.
Live Round Details:
Live Round (Round 2): Top 5 participants from the city/ nearby city will be invited to dine for
free at the restaurant upto Rs. 5,000. However Participants who were selected for Live round
will have to come to the hotel by themselves.
Mega Round (Round 3): Top 5 cities from the across India will be invited to dine for free with
Mr. Montu Saini, Executive chef to President of India in Delhi. However Participants who were
selected for Live round will have to come to the hotel by themselves.
Read more about judges/ Terms & conditions at whatsurskill
For any other queries, feel free to contact Mohit Jain @ +91 7667097350.