Moments @ NUS Libraries Photography Competition

NUS Libraries’ Photography Competition 2012
Theme: Moments @ NUS Libraries
Period of Contest: May 8-July 6, 2012

If you are an avid photography fan, here’s your chance to show us your talent. Take part in NUS Libraries’ Photography Competition 2012! The task? Capture Moments @ NUS Libraries in your snapshots! Whether you are inspired by the colours of book spines on rows of shelves, library building structures and facades, or the smiling face of a library staff at the counter, we want to see your impressions of NUS Libraries, captured in photos.

The winning entries will be exhibited at various libraries and University Town over a period of 6 weeks. Read on for more details about the contest, as well as its rules and regulations. We look forward to seeing your masterpieces!

The subject of your photographs should always be NUS Libraries and photographers have to submit shots that fall into any three of the categories listed below. The examples included in parentheses are merely suggestions. Participants are encouraged to interpret these categories in a novel and creative manner.

  • Architecture (facades of library buildings, internal structures, etc.)
  • People (service staff at work, people chatting, etc.)
  • Facilities/Services (book drop, loans service, PerkPoint, Chat Point, etc.)
  • Resources/Technology (book shelves, books, AV materials, Music scores, computers, etc.)

Do note the following: work areas, offices and photocopying facilities are off-limits. Permission must be sought from human subjects and photo-taking must not disrupt the work processes of library staff.


Grand Prize $200 CapitaLand Mall vouchers
2nd Prize $150 CapitaLand Mall vouchers
3rd Prize $100 CapitaLand Mall vouchers
20 Merit Prizes $20 CapitaLand Mall vouchers each

Click here to find out more! Please email Gerrie Kow ( to register for the competition.

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