Islamic Corporation Development (ICD) Mobile Phone Photography Contest 2020

Deadline: 31st December 2020.

Islamic Corporation Development (ICD) Mobile Phone Photography Contest 2020

The Islamic Corporation for the Development of the Private Sector (ICD) is pleased to launch a mobile phone photography contest inviting resident citizens of all ICD’s member countries to capture and showcase their country’s culture, heritage, people, and development from their perspective and submit photographs for the contest before the 31  December 2020

Photographs will be judged based on the following criteria: relevance to the theme, power of the message, originality in treating the theme, creativity, technical quality, and suitability for presentation in a workplace of an international organization.

The selected photographs will be presented in an exhibition at ICD’s Headquarters in Jeddah, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, and other relevant ICD events.

Islamic Corporation Development (ICD) Mobile Phone Photography Contest 2020 Eligibility

The contest is open to all resident citizens of the ICD member countries (check if your country is a member country here) excluding professional photographers, IsDB Group, and ICD staff, including Consultants, Interns, Contractors, and their immediate family members.

Participation Guidelines:

Each participant should submit:

  • A completed Entry Application Form (download here) and requested attachments
  • 1-3 photographs taken by your mobile phone in digital format.


Submission Instructions for Photographs

  • Photographs should be sent in high-resolution image files (jpeg format). The required maximum horizontal dimension is 1920 pixels and the maximum vertical dimension is 1080 pixels with a resolution of 300 dpi. and a maximum image file size of 2 MB. Please send entries via e-mail to < [email protected] >
  • Please attach the entry form to the same email.


Note on photo manipulation:

Post-processing images are allowed within limits: This includes global adjustments to exposure, contrast, burning, dodging, cropping, sharpening, noise reduction, and tone. Minor cleaning of images is permitted. HDR, panoramas, focus stacking or other techniques that involve using multiple images taken at the same time and place are also allowed.

Images that appear to be overly processed may be disqualified at the judges’ discretion.

  • Please share your photos on one or all your social media personal accounts on any of the following channels (LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram) with the hashtags: #ICD_PS #Mobile #Photography Contest 2020 – #ICDMobilePhotographyContest
  • Submissions are accepted via email only.



Completed applications should be submitted by 23:59 your local time on 31 December 2020.


Only selected artists will be notified by 25 January 2021

For more information: Visit the webpage for Islamic Corporation Development (ICD) Mobile Phone Photography Contest 2020

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