The White House News Photographers Association is pleased to announce the opening of the 2016 Student WHNPA ‘Eyes of History’ Contest which honors the best in student produced video and still photography.
Video Contest Rules Pieces have a 3-minute time limit unless noted otherwise. If stories are originally longer than 3 minutes, then they may be edited into two or three section (separated by a dip to black). No other editing allowed. All entries must be shot and edited by a single student. Narrated pieces can be narrated by another student, but just the photojournalist (shooting and editing) is being honored. Limit of two entries per category per student Any video or elements not created by the entrant (such as file video) must be clearly labeled in the entry or in the notes Judges have the right to move or eliminate entries that don’t fit the categories or meet the qualifications Work should be created or published from January 1, 2015 – December 31, 2015 Please submit one Vimeo or YouTube link per entry Still Contest Rules Each student will submit a portfolio with a minimum of 10 images and a maximum of 30 images. Committee suggestion: A well-rounded portfolio should include a selection of strong single images and at least one photo story of a compelling news topic. The work can be from any year as long as the entrant was enrolled as a student. Absolutely NO images may be entered from a previous winning WHNPA student portfolio Students may enter no more than 5 title slides to separate sections of his or her portfolio. Title slides may only contain the story or section’s name and no personal information at all. All photo stories should include a title slide. Please include a story description of no more than 40 words in the caption IPTC/File Info metadata field only. Do not put it on the title slide.
Awards:- Prize: Invitation to WHNPA to the black tie ‘Eyes of History®’ Awards Gala in Washington, D.C. on June 18, 2016