Tuesday, August 10, 2010

PHOTO ESSAY TRAVEL COMPETITION

In conjunction with National Geographic Channel, WorldNomads.com is offering the opportunity for one talented student to go on a 7 day assignment with National Geographic photographer Jason Edwards, to the Kingdom of Bhutan. Working alongside Jason they will photograph rare and endangered wildlife, historical architecture and colourful cultural life. Gaining invaluable mentoring and hands on experience in everything from shot set up, technique and composition through to insights into Jason's many years of diverse experience, they will learn what it is like to be a National Geographic Photographer on assignment.

The scholarship winner will receive (AUD)$2000 worth of Pentax photographic equipment plus have their best photographs published on National Geographic Channel. (see last year's winner's photos from Antarctica). They will be flown to Paro from their country of residence to join their mentor and guide from Jo Jo's Adventures to explore the deeply spiritual Bhutan as it opens up the modern world, in careful balance with its ancient traditions.

Applicants for the scholarship must submit no more than 5 photos that tell a story about a place they have visited.


All interested students should visit WorldNomads.com Scholarships for full application details.

The deadline for entries is October 17, 2010. We would appreciate you forwarding this information on to your students and lecturers, and uploading the information to the appropriate section of your website as this opportunity is open to all students.

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