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The Heritage Photography Club
in collaboration with
International Council on Monuments and Sites and India Habitat Center

5th Mega Heritage Photo Contest and Exhibition

Theme: Monuments of India

Supported By: Motorola, Photographers of India and Moving Compass

The 5th edition of the Heritage Photo Contest is here. We invite photographs themed 'Monuments of India' and the chosen best photographs will be exhibited in India Habitat Centre for a period of 1 month starting from 1st December 2017 to 31st December 2017, during the International Conference of Heritage & Architecture experts.


Around 100 photographs of following participants, covering 18 states of India are on display at Core 4A, 4B, 5A and 6A at India Habitat Centre till 31st of December 2017.

  1. A S Akash, Noida
  2. Abhijeet Bawaskar, Mumbai
  3. Abhishek Chorasiya, Saharanpur
  4. Abhishek Gupta, Delhi
  5. Aditya Laad, Delhi
  6. Allen Thomas, Delhi
  7. Ameya Karhadkar, Mumbai
  8. Amruth Sm, Bangalore
  9. Ankit Verma, Ghaziabad
  10. Architaa Chawla, Mumbai
  11. Avi Jain, Indore
  12. Ayusman Chakraborty, Alipurdar
  13. Bipin Christian, Ahmedabad
  14. Chanakya Verma, Delhi
  15. Darshan M. Trivedi, Coimbatore
  16. Dheeraj Katara, Agra
  17. Divanshu Agarwal, Rudrapur
  18. Divyansh Jain, Delhi
  19. Dr. Shiv Mishra, Ghaziabad
  20. Gyana Ranjan Bhol, Raipur
  21. Khyati Solanki, Bengaluru
  22. Madhu Jagdhish, Pollachi
  23. Md. Faisal Khan, Lucknow
  24. Medha Jain, Pune
  25. Mehak Ahuja, Delhi
  26. Mirza Tariq Mustafa, Delhi
  27. Mohammad Saalim Aslam, Noida
  28. Mohammad Saquib Aslam , Gurgaon
  29. Mukul Bathija, Bangalore
  30. Namrata Vedi, Mumbai
  31. Nayanika Singhal, Noida
  32. Nirav Mevcha, Mumbai
  33. Pankaj Mishra, Gurgaon
  34. Partho Burman, Delhi
  35. Patel Pritesh Natubhai , Anand
  36. Prafulla Bhosekar, Delhi
  37. Prakash Pradhan, Bhubaneshwar
  38. Prakhar Chaudhary, Bhopal
  39. Pulak Saikia, Delhi
  40. Raghav Gautam, Delhi
  41. Raj Kumar Jain, Delhi
  42. Raj Kumar Maurya, Gandhinagar
  43. Raj Prajapati, Delhi
  44. Rishav Agarwal , Gurgaon
  45. Rohit Manral, Delhi
  46. Sambamurthy Madeti, Anand
  47. Sampada Andankar , Raipur
  48. Sanat D. Gandhi, Satara
  49. Sandeep Mathur, Delhi
  50. Sandeep Talukdar, Delhi
  51. Sanjeev Mathur, Delhi
  52. Santosh Mitra, Sydney
  53. Shaban Khan, Gandhinagar
  54. Shobhit Khatter, Faridabad
  55. Soumitra Sen, Delhi
  56. Sourabh Gandhi, Delhi
  57. Subhodip Mukherjee, Delhi
  58. Surabhi Tripathy , Chennai
  59. Swagnik Chatterjee, Bangalore
  60. Taniya Ganeriwal, Delhi
  61. Tripti Shukla, Rewa
  62. Umang Maheria, Ahmedabad
  63. Utpal Kanti Deb, Delhi
  64. V. Venkata Vivek, Visakhapatnam
  65. Vijay Krishnan, Bangalore
  66. Yash Sampat, Delhi

General Rules

  1. Contest is open for all.
  2. Each contestant can submit maximum of 5 photographs.
  3. Photograph must be clicked by the Contestant himself/herself.
  4. Photograph can be only of a monument (Built Heritage) within the present political boundary of Republic of India.
  5. Contestants are free to click the Monument alone, or compose the picture with other living/non-living subjects. In either case, the monumental structure must be visible.
  6. Photograph must not have any watermark.

Submission for Contest

  1. Entries will be submitted for the Contest.
  2. Contest is free and open to all.
  3. Each entry must be of size 8" X 12" at 300 ppi minimum (3600 X 2400 pixels).
  4. Entries must be sent through the channel, provided at the end of this page.
  5. Entries must reach us on or before 31st October, 2017


  1. Curators will shortlist all photographs that adhere to the theme.
  2. Shortlisted photographs will be printed and presented to the Jury for selection.
  3. Esteemed Jury panel shall pick the best pictures for the exhibition at India Habitat Centre.
  4. Result of the judgement will be declared on 10th of November, 2017.
  5. All winning participants will be informed via email or phone.
  6. Decision of the Jury will be final and binding.


  1. Once the winners are announced, each winner will be required to submit the high resolution picture for printing and framing (16" X 24" at 300 ppi).
  2. Winners will be required to pay a sum of Rs. 2800/- which includes all the operational, administrative, promotonal and miscellaneous expenditures.
  3. The Photographer will have full rights over the photograph. Post exhibition, the frame shall be given to the Photographer, along with a certificate from the club.
  4. Should anyone approach us to purchase any of the photograph, she/he will be put in touch with the Photographer directly to close the deal.

Special Occassion

The exhibition is co-inciding with the International Conference of Architects, Conservationists, Archaeologists, Historians and Art Experts.
International Council on Monuments and Sites is a UNESCO supported body, world's largest NGO of it's kind, comprising of experts from across the Globe. Every 3 years, these experts meet for a General Assembly, which is scheduled to happen in Delhi this year. We are honored to partner with ICOMOS-INDIA for this Exhibition and promote the work of our participants in front of 1500 esteemed guests from different countries.
19th ICOMOS General Assembly will be held in India Habitat Centre and India International Centre in second week of December, 2017.

Submitting Entries

Last date for submitting entries was 31st October 2017. No more entries can be accepted. For any communication, please mail to