HT Photo Contest: Last Day to Send Entries

Photo: Caridad

HAVANA TIMES —The 4th HT Cuba Photo Contest has closed for entries as of September 15th.  We received submissions from over 80 readers for some or all of the five categories. Winners will be announced in late October and we will be publishing the semifinalists and finalists in separate posts.

The contest is open to both professional and amateur photographers from Cuba and around the world. Here is the important information for participating. Don’t hesitate to write if you have any further questions.

HT Cuba Photo Contest 2012 Information

The time has come to begin our HT Cuba Photo Contest for the year 2012. This is the fourth such contest, one for each year of HT.

The contest is open to both professional and amateur photographers.

There are five categories and each carries with it a First Prize of US $75. There will also be two special mentions per category.

All finalists and semifinalists’ photos will be published and prominently displayed by HT.

Here are the five categories for photos taken in Cuba:

1) TREES, any and all types of tree photographed on the island

2) GAMES, anything from dominoes to basketball to marbles, hop scotch, baseball, etc.

3) UNIFORMS, any type of uniform used on the island.

4) PETS, of any kind in Cuba.

5) MUSICIANS, any Cuban amateur or professional musician/s.

Each entering photographer can send a maximum of three photos in each category.

Photos must be 250 kb or smaller.  All larger photos will not be accepted. Send the photos in attached individual .jpg files.

Each photo should have a short caption as its title.

A Havana Times jury of at least 20 photographers, writers, translators and guest readers will judge the photos.

In sending us your photos, as a condition you will be giving Havana Times the right to use them in our online publication with your respective by-line and in the social networks where HT has a presence.

The deadline for submitting photos is September 15, 2012.  We will announce the winners by October 31, 2012.  To submit photographs or for more information write: [email protected]m.

See the results of the First, Second and Third HT Cuba Photo Contests:  200920102011


7 thoughts on “HT Photo Contest: Last Day to Send Entries

  • Sorry but it is too late for this year’s contest. However, we will be announcing the 2013 contest by next March.

  • Is it still possible to send photos to the contest? Or are you firm on the Sept. 15th date?

  • Yes the contest is open to people from around the world. We look forward to seeing your pictures.

  • Hi,

    Is this competition opened to people from all over the world? I’m from Croatia, and would like to participate if it is possible



  • You must be putting a letter wrong. Try again: [email protected] and let us know if it works.

  • Hello

    I have tried to submitt some photographs for the competition, the email address above is saying a message failiure? Is there another way I could submit some photographs for the competition 2012.

    Kind Regards

    Jane Brannigan

  • Love it U really do a fantastic job..

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