Terms & Conditions:

  • The Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque Centre owns all participating images, and reserves the right to use the entries, when and where it pleases, without prior consent of the owner.
  • Applicants may participate in selected or all categories.
  • Applicants may participate in the (General photographs) Category with three (3) individual photographs, either colored or black& white
  • Each participant must declare that the submitted photographs have not won in any of the previous seasons of Spaces of Light Competition, or any other competition.
  • Participants are not entitled to use, reveal, participate in any other competition, event, or media platforms throughout the period of the competition.
  • Participants are solely responsible for the legalities concerning the ownership of their pictures and persons or objects, if any, that are seen in the pictures. The Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque Centre management will not bear any legal responsibility in this regard.
  • If proved that the ownership of the photographs is not of the participant, the Award administration shall announce the withdrawal of the award and deprive the photographer from taking part in the Award in the future.
  • Participants pledge to use the Media Permit they attain from the Center's management solely for participating in Spaces of Light Competition.
  • Applicants must fill in the competition application form by visiting the Centre’s website (szgmc.gov.ae).
  • Entries must be submitted on, or before 16/11/2019.

Photographs Technical Specifications:

  • Photographs that include text, frames, symbols or marks such as photographer’s signature will not be accepted.
  • Image enhancements and effects can be applied to the original photograph, as long as the enhancements are original and not copied or adapted from other artists’ work or from other sources.
  • Entries must be submitted in JPG or TIFF format, no less than both 2000-pixel size (3MB), and no less than 300 DPI resolutions. Insufficient quality Photographs in regards to printing will not be accepted