EAGE/EFG Photo Contest for National Associate Members

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EAGE/EFG Photo Contest for National Associate Members

The European Association of Geoscientists and Engineers (EAGE) and European Federation of Geologists (EFG) have decided to conduct a Photo Contest for all those people who are members of EAGE/EFG and the associations who are connected with them. People who are passionate about photography can enter the photo contest. As this year’s theme has decided as “Legends of Geo science,” all the photographers have to picture the legends who are working for Geo science in different fields such as Atmospheric Science, Climatology, Environmental Science, etc. including all the research of Earth science such as oceans, atmosphere, rivers and lakes, and so on. The legends can be some individual men and women, role models or everyday scientists, role/professionals working for the betterment of science and society, mainly featuring women in Geoscience and young professionals. 

The three best-featuring photographers will be selected as the grand winner and receive some grand prizes. This will be decided on the public votes, and the most voted photographs will be displayed at the 83rd EAGE Annual Conference & Exhibition, conducted from 6 to June 9 in Madrid. Also, all the participants who will submit the photographs will be further featured on EFG’s social media and in Story Map. This contest will motivate the photographers to showcase their photography skills and also will get to earn exciting prizes.

The EAGE was founded in 1951 and is an association of Geo scientists and Engineers that provides a global network of commercial and academic professionals. This Association aims to encourage the development and application of Geosciences and associate engineering subjects to promote innovation and technical progress and advance the communication, fellowship, and cooperation among those working in, studying, or otherwise interested in these fields.

Brief Description

Check out the below table to get a quick idea about this contest:

Education LevelEAGE/EFG members and associates
Subjects“Legends of Geoscience”  
Access ModeOnline
Number of Awards3
Contest DeadlineMarch 15, 2022
Application FeesNot required

Who is Eligible?

  • EAGE/EFG members and its national associate members

How to Apply?

The participants who are interested in applying for this contest should bring out their best two photographs and fill out the google form provided by them with proper details or can send entries through email specifying their name and affiliation, the title and add a short description of their entry, also should add the location of where the photograph was taken. The participants who will submit their entries via email should use the below email:

Email: hpm@eage.org

Consider the below photograph categories:

  • Geosciences for society: this depicts how geosciences and society are directly interlinked in addressing sustainability issues, including the use of natural resources ensuring global health and resilience, improving energy efficiency, processing raw materials, etc.
  • Women Geoscientists: this depicts the women who made their careers in different fields of geosciences
  • Landscape and Environment: this will portray the variety of this fascinating field
  • Geoscientists’ Life: this depicts impressions from their work field, physical office, or wherever their ‘office/workstation’ is.

Some specifications:

  • Participants must submit their original pictures without any modifications. 
  • Should submit two photos
  • Must not be copyrighted
  • Picture size must be 1920*1080 pixels and in high resolution of 300dpi.
  • Must add a short image description such as the place and date of the photo where it was taken and how it relates to the theme and category in which it is submitted.

(participants must meet the below requirements. Otherwise, they may get disqualified)

For more details, participants can send their questions to:

Photo contest inquiry


The participants will be judged based on their photograph’s technical quality, such as size and resolution, compliance with theme and categories, and public voting by the evaluation committee appointed by EAGE and EFG. After the evaluation, the best three photographs will be selected for prizes and 12 photographs that wins by most public votes will be displayed at the 83rd EAGE Annual Conference & Exhibition, which is going to be held from 6 to June 9 in Madrid and will get promoted on EFG’s social media and featured in StoryMap as well. This will motivate photographers to show their best skills, take them forward, and get inspired by the legends of Geosciences. The legends working for earth science will be encouraged by this contest as their experience will be featured by the photographers and impact their capabilities.

Application Deadline

The fascinated members of EAGE/EFG who want to apply for this contest should send their entries with the requirements before March 15, 2022. Late entries will not be accepted and will lead to disqualification from this contest.

To Know about all deadlines, please visit here.

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