Photo Diaries Visual Storytelling Contest

In Photography by Wicked Ying


To cap off the year, Photo Diaries is having a contest called Visual Storytelling!


Terms of the Contest

The contest will run from October to December, 2015. Each month will showcase a different photography genre.

December is for Portraits

Submission of entries will commence from the 1st to the 25th of each month. From the 21st onward, qualifying submissions will be uploaded to a dedicated album in the page. The special citations will be awarded at the end of every month.


Who can Join?

The contest is open to everyone with a story to tell through a memorable photograph.

How to Join?

Complete the entry form and submit it together with your high-res photo to
Use this as the e-mail subject: “#PDVisualStorytelling (month) Submission – insert the month that your chosen category belongs to.

Photo Story:
(Location: Your City/Province of residence)

General Guidelines

1. The Visual Storytelling Contest is exclusive to photos only.
2. The photo and story must be original. The narrative need not be a literal interpretation of what’s captured in the photo.
3. You can submit colored or B&W entries, whichever you prefer.
4. You can submit one entry each to all three categories: October – Landscape, November – Street, December – Portrait. However, you can only win a major prize once.
5. The photo must not violate someone’s rights, including but not limited to copyright.
6. The aim is to announce a winner at the end of every month before proceeding to the next theme. That’s why we’d appreciate receiving your entries from the 1st to the 25th of Oct, Nov and Dec 2015.


1. The panel will consist of 3 persons – the Page Owners of Photo Diaries and Retaso Media, with one guest judge per monthly genre.
2. Judging will commence as soon as the entries are uploaded to the album.


1. Visual Impact – 50%
2. Narrative – 50%

Special Citations

* Best photo story
* Most liked entry
* Surprise consolation prizes


Monthly winners:

* Limited Edition Photo Diaries Photobook (Compilation of selected photos from 2011-2015)
* Showcase of photo story in Zerothreetwo’s website
* Banawe x Glitchgrafiks Limited Edition Tee
* Zerothreetwo Tee

Consolation prizes:

* 10-print set of #UrbanSeries (Compilation of street photos from photowalks)
*Photo Diaries paperweights
* Photo postcards

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