2015 China’s First UAV Photography Contest

2015 China’s First UAV Photography Contest

(for Overseas Participants)


Sponsor: sohu.com

Address: SOHU Media Plaza, Block 3, No.2 Kexueyuan South Road, Haidian District, Beijing, China.

Entry Period: July 30, 2015 - October 9, 2015

How to enter:

1.Kindly email your entries over to uav@sohu-inc.com including your personal contact information (name, nationality, address)

2.You can submit your work in both photo and video format.

3.There is no limit on the number of entries per person.


1.Photographs must be taken with a drone.

2.The photo caption must be complete and accurate, sufficient to convey the circumstances in which the photograph was taken.

3.Each entry must be 5MB or smaller, and it must be in JPG format.

4.Only minor burning, dodging and/or colour correction is acceptable, as is cropping. Any changes to the original Photograph not itemised here are unacceptable and will render the photograph void.

5.Watermarks are not acceptable.

6.Entries may not previously have won an award in any types of photo contest and do not constitute copyright infringement or fraud.

Contest Prizes:

1.Winners will be announced on contest’s official webpage (WRJ.SOHU.COM) before 01/11/15.

2.The contest will feature one first prize winner, one second prize winner, one third prize winner and three most-liked prize winners in Overseas Participants Group. Winners will be invited to attend award ceremony held on 18/11/15 in Shenzhen. Awards include one UAV Trip in China including visiting drone companies like DJ-Innovations as well as attending the international drone conference and exposition held by Shenzhen Municipal Government. Additionally, winners will also be awarded a MYSTERIOUS PRIZE.


The contest consists of three rounds.

In Round One(09/10/15 - 15/10/15), around 200 entries will be selected for the next round evaluation from among all eligible entries based on advice from judging panel and organizing committee as well as amounts of “likes” on contest webpage. The entries selected in Round One will proceed to Round Two.

In Round Two (15/10/15 - 01/11/15) for the national group, in Photo Category, the judges will collectively select the first, second and third winners in the categories of Nature, Place and Drone Selfie. In the Video Category, the judges will also select the first, second and third place winners, all types of video styles can be selected. Overseas group doesn’t set the categories for entries. Judges will select first, second and third place winners and three most-liked prize winners from all entries.

In Round Three (01/11/15 - 15/11/15), winners will be notified by email and invitation will be sent from the organizing committee.

For more information, please refer to http://news.sohu.com/s2015/photography/index.shtml

All the photos are from the web and the copyright retains with the original author. If there is any problem, please contact us.
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