The application for 12th Edition of Photography Competition, naming ‘Metro Photo Challenge 2016’ are invited from professional and amateur photographers. The submission of photos are invited by Metro and its partners. The participants can submit the photographs in one or more of the three categories in order to become a chance local winner, global winner or the grand winner. The public vote will be used to select the photos and local jury will choose and be sent to the global final. The grand winners wins a unique five day trip photo expedition to Easter Island (most enigmatic and beautiful destinations in the world). Metro Photo Challenge Global 2016 Themes : 1. Travel of My Dreams 2. Home Travelling 3. Travellers Date Schedule : ** Uploading of photographs Begins : 20th Sept., 2016 ** Uploading of Photographs Closed : 25th Nov., 2016 ** Selection of Round 1 : 28 Nov. to 2nd Dec., 2016 ** Selection of Round 2 : 5th Dec. to 9th Dec., 2016 ** Announcement of Global Grand Winners : 15th Dec., 2016 Eligibility Criteria : (@).. No age limit is fixed to participate in Metro Photo Challenge competition. (@).. If the candidate is under 18 years then they have provide their parents approval to the Metro. (@).. If the candidate is under 18 years and win the Global Grand prize then he/she will not be able to claim the prize. (@).. The candidate can participate in one country only. Countries Participating : Netherland, Italy, Finland Belgium, Portugal, Russia, Canada, Sweden, Mexico, Colombia, Ecuador, Chile, Nicaragua, Puerto, Rico, brazil, Dominican Republic and Peru. (@).. If the candidate is not a resident of any Metro countries, then they can participate in the challenge through the International Section. Benefits Provided : The participants can be local winner, global winner and grand winner. Global Grand Prize Winner : One from each category will receive a once in a lifetime five (5) days Photo Expedition to Easter Island (Chile) in the first /second semester of 2017. The travel contains round trip flights, local transportation, accommodation and activities. The photos taken during the expedition will be published worldwide in Metro. Local Prize Winner : Everyday a local daily winner is selected based on the no. of votes received in the last 24 hours. Application Process : ó The candidates whose country is not amongst the participant countries and still you want to participate in challenge can visit to International section of official web portal. ó The candidates are only able to submit the photos through the online mode, such as digital submission ó There is not fees is required to submit in order to participate in Metro Photo Challenge and it is open to any candidate. How to Submit the Photograph : =1..> First of all you need to click on Register or link your Facebook, Twitter or Instagram account. =2..> After registration logged in and upload one or more (any number) photos. =3..> If the candidates is using their Instagram account to enter, then use the hashtags #metrocitylove #metrocitysecrets #metrocitysoul to upload the image directly from instagram account. =4..> Share your photo in social media to collect votes.