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Tolerance

Spaces Of Light Photography Award
Season 7

A value we seek to establish and an approach we seek to pursue, here; at the meeting point of civilizations, cultures, and religions…

Since its inception, the United Arab Emirates assumed tolerance as a fundamental key to its growth and prosperity, and it sought to establish several platforms to promote it, of which Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque is most significant of all. A prominent edifice that assumes a pivotal role in establishing channels of communication and promoting rapprochement between religions, cultures and civilizations based on dialogue, tolerance and mutual respect.

Especially since, it welcomes millions of visitors annually from all faiths, nationalities, and beliefs depicting the graciousness of the Islamic religion. Thus, was the inspiration behind the slogan of this season of Spaces 0f Light Award.

Main Category
"TOLERANCE"

Within this category, you can participate with any image that you believe reflects tolerance from anywhere around the globe and in any form or manner that serves the purpose. We provide both professionals and amateurs with an opportunity to depict the virtue of tolerance in its various illustrative and loquacious forms and expressions, whether at the mosque or elsewhere. Tolerance is one of the core values of the UAEs society, and a way of life that is manifested in manner that people of various religions and cultures peacefully coexist in harmony on its blessed land. A value derived from the wisdom and legacy of the late founding father, Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan –May Allah rest his soul in peace.

General Categories
GENERAL TECHNICAL PHOTOGRAPHY

Unleash your imaginative and visual senses and capture the esthetic features of the grand mosque. Feel free to sail through each corner of this grand edifice, and capture captivating artistic images at your discretion. As you may opt to take panoramic images of the internal or external area of sheikh Zayed grand mosque.

General and Technical Photographs are the ultimate expression of the philosophy and vision that lies behind the concept, or image you seek to capture. This category in particular, offers a wide scope of features that allows participants to showcase their talent, as well as their ability to render the splendor and beauty of Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque, either by focusing on people, or other elements at the mosque that adds real value and meaning to the imagery of this category.

NIGHT PHOTOGRAPHY

Capture night shoots at the mosque of the enchanting moon lighting that mimics the stages of the moon.

The hypnotic lighting that sets its captivating rays on to the domes, minarets, and corridors of the Grand Mosque, tempts professional and amateur photographers to leave a profound, unique, impression that in turn showcases their creativity and talent by creating an enchanting and inspiring photographic portray.

TIME LAPSE

This category allows participants to display their creativity via utilizing cutting edge technology used in creating Time lapses based on various topics and concepts. Including but not limited to:

  • Aesthetic dimensions Day/night shadow and light movement over the domes, minarets, and corridors of Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque -Abu Dhabi that is one of the most opted features in the time-lapse genera.
  • Visitor flow at Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque -Abu Dhabi that crates a sensual and astonishing artistic image.
  • The choice of music, which allows the photographer to create a comprehensive image, while abiding by copyright terms and conditions.
YOUTH

Youth, from 8 to 16 years old

They can take wide-ranging images of Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque Art has a unique and civilizing mission, thus; we are eager to support those gifted and talented amongst our youth within the age group referred to earlier, through offering them the opportunity to participate via images that displays their limitless talent and renders the exquisiteness of the mosque.

Main Prize

Category Prize
Tolerence
Winner

AED 100,000

General Categories

Category Prize
General Technical Photography
First Winner
Second Winner
Third Winner

AED 70,000
AED 50,000
AED 30,000
Night Photography
First Winner
Second Winner
Third Winner

AED 70,000
AED 50,000
AED 30,000
Time Laps
First Winner
Second Winner
Third Winner

AED 70,000
AED 50,000
AED 30,000
Youth
First Winner
Second Winner
Third Winner

AED 30,000
AED 20,000
AED 10,000