Nishinoshima Photo Contest

3rd Annual Nishinoshima Calendar Photo Contest 
第3回 隠岐・西ノ島 カレンダーフォトコンテスト


Grand Prix (one photograph) = ¥5,000 selection of Nishinoshima seafood
History, People and Culture Category Prize (one photograph) = ¥3,000 selection of Nishinoshima seafood
Nature & Scenery Category Prize (one photograph) = ¥3,000 selection of Nishinoshima seafood

Photo Contest Flyer
Nishinoshima Photo Contest 2017

★Entry Period:1 January 2017 – 31 August 2017
★Prize Information: One photograph will be chosen from all entries as the “Grand Prix” winner.
Two other photos will be chosen to to win a prize in the following categories (one photograph per photo).
1) History, People and Culture Category Prize
Nishinoshima traditional festival or hisorical site, townscape, island life etc.
2) Nature & Scenery Category Prize
Nishinoshima dynamic landscape (mountains, sea, sunset, stars), plants, animals etc.
★Result: Winners will be announced via Facebook and the Nishinoshima Tourism Association website in mid-September.
★Special Prize: Winning photos will be used in the 2018 Nishinoshima Calendar.

・Photographs must be taken on land or at sea and feature Nishinoshima.
・Photograhs must be taken anytime after 1 January 2015.
・Entry number is limited to three photographs per person. Each photo must be at least 3MB in size. (Photo collages are not accepted).
・Photographs must not be entered into any other photo contest either in the past or in the future.
・Submitted photographs remain the property of the owner, but the Nishinoshima Tourism Association has the right to use the photograph on promotion material such as calendar, website or sightseeing pamphlets.
・Permission from any person featured in your photograph must be obtained before entry.
・Photographs that have been extensively edited will not be accepted.

Please send your photos to the following e-mail address.
Please write “Calendar Photo Contest” as the title.
Please include the following information with each photo.
1) Name
2) Age
3) Address
4) Phone Number
5) Photo Title
6) Photo Place & Date
7) Photo Editing (Yes/No)
*If your photo file exceeds 10MB please use a file sending system to send us your photos.

Further Information 
Nishinoshima Tourism Association
4386-3 Mita, Nishinoshima-cho, Oki-gun, Shimane-ken, 684-0303
TEL 08514-7-8888

2nd Annual Oki-Nishinoshima Calendar Photo Contest 第2回 隠岐・西ノ島カレンダーフォトコンテスト 結果発表

Application Deadline: 31 August 2016
We are pleased to announce the winners of this year’s contest.
We received 91 entries from 27 photographers.
Thank you very much.

After careful judging, the following photos were chosen as this year’s winners.

Grand Prix
Title: 由良比女神社 Yurahime Shrine
Photographer: 浜田可菜 Kana Hamada
Address: 島根県西ノ島町 Nishinoshima Town, Shimane Prefecture

Special Prize
Title: 通天橋と親子橋 Tsutenkyo Arch and Parent-Child Arch
Photographer: 藤原直樹 Naoki Fujihara
Address: 島根県松江市 Matsue City, Shimane Prefecture

Special Prize
Title: 神の相撲 Kami-no-Sumo
Photographer: 高宮清道 Takamiya
Address: 島根県隠岐の島町 Okinoshima Town, Shimane Prefecture

The winning entries plus other entries have been used in the Oki-Nishinoshima 2017 Calendar (published in October 2016).
Winning entrants will receive a special package of Nishinoshima seafood and a calendar.
All other entrants will receive one calendar (to be sent out a later date).
Thank you to everyone for your entries.