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Beyond the Image, Beyond Imagination
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Guide
Judges
Categories
Guide
Judges
Categories
Guide
Judges
Categories
Guide
Judges
Categories
Guide
Judges
Categories
Fashion
Convey aesthetic with characters, accessories, cosmetics, etc.
A photo with fashion vibes, illustrating a specific aesthetic. The subject can be characters, accessories, cosmetics, and more.
Expired
Unfading Moment
Photo locks timeless beauty into memory
A photo you cherish the most, capturing a priceless moment or a glimpse of beauty that lasts a lifetime.
Expired
Landscape
Imagination paints the landscape extraordinary
A photo features a landscape where imagination transforms ordinary into extraordinary, with natural wonders becoming the stage for your artwork.
Expired
Travel
Imagination documents a journey
A photo documents your journey, as freedom, imagination, and beauty converge into an indelible moment.
Expired
Portrait
Faces of individual or group show mood and imagination
A photo focuses on portraits, whether individual or group. Faces serve as a medium of imagination, conveying moods and beauty beyond the surface.
Expired
Colours
Imaginative, eye-catching colour application
A photo reveals the world behind the palette, embracing the charm of colours through imagination.
Expired
Snapshot
Capture a fleeting moment of characters, scenery, etc.
A photo captures a fleeting moment, showing the magic of characters, scenery, etc.
Expired
Light
Light-shadow interplay with imagination
A photo freezes the dance of light and shadow, where light acts as the dancer, and shadow serves as the stage.
Expired
Collection
Photos share a common theme or aesthetic
A group of photos (3-9) share a common theme or aesthetic, with the core idea echoing throughout the images.
Expired
Fashion
Convey aesthetic with characters, accessories, cosmetics, etc.
A photo with fashion vibes, illustrating a specific aesthetic. The subject can be characters, accessories, cosmetics, and more.
Expired
Unfading Moment
Photo locks timeless beauty into memory
A photo you cherish the most, capturing a priceless moment or a glimpse of beauty that lasts a lifetime.
Expired
Landscape
Imagination paints the landscape extraordinary
A photo features a landscape where imagination transforms ordinary into extraordinary, with natural wonders becoming the stage for your artwork.
Expired
Travel
Imagination documents a journey
A photo documents your journey, as freedom, imagination, and beauty converge into an indelible moment.
Expired
Portrait
Faces of individual or group show mood and imagination
A photo focuses on portraits, whether individual or group. Faces serve as a medium of imagination, conveying moods and beauty beyond the surface.
Expired
Colours
Imaginative, eye-catching colour application
A photo reveals the world behind the palette, embracing the charm of colours through imagination.
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Snapshot
Capture a fleeting moment of characters, scenery, etc.
A photo captures a fleeting moment, showing the magic of characters, scenery, etc.
Expired
Light
Light-shadow interplay with imagination
A photo freezes the dance of light and shadow, where light acts as the dancer, and shadow serves as the stage.
Expired
Collection
Photos share a common theme or aesthetic
A group of photos (3-9) share a common theme or aesthetic, with the core idea echoing throughout the images.
Expired
Check out the Submission Guide
Guide
Schedule - India
Prizes - India
Schedule – Global
Prizes – Global
Clarification
Eligibility
Round I
Round II: Photo Story
Schedule - India
Round 1 Begins
April 26, 2024
Round 1 Winners
Announcement
Last week of June
Winners
Announcement
July 25, 2024
Round 1
Submission Deadline
June 15, 2024
Entry Submission
Round 2
Early July
Prizes - India
OPPO imagine IF
Master
One winner
Cash Prize - INR 5,00,000
Participation in the Paris Photo 2024
Get priority for official shoots of OPPO India
One OPPO smartphone
OPPO imagine IF
Silver Award
Two winners
Cash Prize - INR 2,00,000
Participation in the Paris Photo 2024
Get priority for official shoots of OPPO India
One OPPO smartphone
OPPO imagine IF
Bronze Award
Three winners
Cash Prize - INR 1,00,000
Participation in the Paris Photo 2024
Get priority for official shoots of OPPO India
One OPPO smartphone
Honorary Mention ( 2
Photographers in each category )
One OPPO Device
Weekly #ShotonOPPO Winners
(Photo of the Week)
One OPPO Device
All winners of the above
awards will receive:
2024 OPPO imagine IF
awards certificate
Cooperation opportunities
Official promotion by OPPO
Schedule – Global
Entry
Submission
January 8 - July 28, 2024
Submission
Deadline
23:59 (UTC+8), July 28, 2024
Winners
Announcement
Early September, 2024
Prizes – Global
OPPO imagine IF
Master
One winner
Prize money of USD 24,000
2024 OPPO flagship series, including Phone, Earphone, and OPPO Watch
Participation in international photo exhibitions
Sign with OPPO to be OPPO photographer of the year and will be prioritized in event shootings
OPPO imagine IF
Silver Award
Four winners
Prize money of USD 9,800
One OPPO Find X7 Ultra
Participation in international
photo exhibitions
OPPO imagine IF
Bronze Award
Ten winners
Prize money of USD 2,800
One OPPO Find X7 Ultra
Participation in international
photo exhibitions
OPPO imagine
Honorable Mention
4 winners for each of the
9 categories, 36 in total
Prize money of USD 280
One OPPO Find X7
Participation in international
photo exhibitions
OPPO imagine IF
Youth Special Award
(ages 18-24)
Five winners
Prize money of USD 1,400
One OPPO Find X7
Participation in international
photo exhibitions
All winners of the above
awards will receive:
2024 OPPO imagine IF
awards certificate
Official promotion by OPPO
Professional comments from the organizing committee
Cooperation opportunities
Clarification
Submissions to imagine IF 2024 India Photography Awards 2024 are automatically considered for  OPPO imagine IF Global Awards as well. The participants have the chance to win both awards should they get selected as winners in both India and Global editions.
All prizes are subject to tax laws as applicable.
Eligibility
Nationality: Entrants must be Indian citizens.
Age: Participants must be at least 18 years of age as on the submission date..
Mobile Device Categories:
The round 1 of the competition is open for all mobile device owners.
OPPO India will provide devices for Round 2.
Weekly winners will be selected only from the shot on OPPO entries and will be announced on the official Instagram handle @OPPOIndia.
Round I
Participants can submit entries as per various categories. Each participant can submit up to 13 photos in each category.
The submissions must adhere to the category into which they are submitted.
Entrants must submit a title within 100 Characters along with a caption within 1000 characters describing their photo.
Only photos in JPG, JPEG, PNG, DNG, HEIC, and HEIF formats are accepted. The submission should not be smaller than 1000 pixels in width, and the size of a single photo should be larger than 1M and not exceed 20M.
Round II: Photo Story
Entrants must submit a photo story comprising a minimum of 5 photos and maximum of 10 photos in any one category.
Entrants must submit a title within 100 characters along with a caption within 1000 characters for the overall photo story. The title must be indicative of what the photo symbolises or is capturing. The caption must be an elaboration of the idea and sensibility that it is seeking to convey.
Only photos in JPG, JPEG, PNG, DNG, HEIC, and HEIF formats are accepted. The submission should not be smaller than 1000 pixels in width, and the size of a single photo should be larger than 1M and not exceed 20M.
Indian judges
S. S. Rajamouli
Indian director and screenwriter | Imagine IF India Ambassador
S. S. Rajamouli
Indian director and screenwriter | Imagine IF India Ambassador
Srisaila Sri Rajamouli, or S.S. Rajamouli, stands as a titan in Indian cinema.  With each project, Rajamouli showcases his ability to blend larger-than-imagination scenarios with emotionally resonant storytelling. His film RRR captured the hearts of Indians and Western audiences. It became the first Indian feature film to receive an Academy Award. With each film, Rajamouli pushes the boundaries of storytelling, leaving an indelible mark on Indian cinema.
Aarzoo Khurana
Master Photographer | Wildlife
Aarzoo Khurana
Master Photographer | Wildlife
Aarzoo Khurana is a renowned nature and wildlife photographer and has been featured on National Geographic, BBC Earth, Discovery. Published by several international newspapers and publications, Aarzoo has created a special style of her work. Over the past decade, she has devoted herself to capturing beauty in the breathtaking expanse of nature.
Arjun Mark
Master Photographer | Fashion
Arjun Mark
Master Photographer | Fashion
Fashion Photographer Of The Year’ at the India Fashion Awards 2021, Arjun Mark is a celebrity photographer with a bold and modern style of capturing Beauty and Fashion. His imagery is known for its originality and nonconformity. He is recognised for his exceptional contributions to advertising, beauty and fashion. He has been selected as Lurzer’s Archive’s 200 Best Ad Photographers Worldwide for the third time.
Joseph Radhik
Master Photographer | Wedding & Portrait
Joseph Radhik
Master Photographer | Wedding & Portrait
Joseph Radhik photographs people, love and people in love. He has made the most iconic wedding photographs from India for the past decade. His work has been honored with numerous international awards, and featured on Vogue, Netflix, Jimmy Fallon Show and more. He was also listed on GQ’s 50 Most Influential Young Indians.
S. S. Rajamouli
Indian director and screenwriter | Imagine IF India Ambassador
Srisaila Sri Rajamouli, or S.S. Rajamouli, stands as a titan in Indian cinema.  With each project, Rajamouli showcases his ability to blend larger-than-imagination scenarios with emotionally resonant storytelling. His film RRR captured the hearts of Indians and Western audiences. It became the first Indian feature film to receive an Academy Award. With each film, Rajamouli pushes the boundaries of storytelling, leaving an indelible mark on Indian cinema.
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Aarzoo Khurana
Master Photographer | Wildlife
Aarzoo Khurana is a renowned nature and wildlife photographer and has been featured on National Geographic, BBC Earth, Discovery. Published by several international newspapers and publications, Aarzoo has created a special style of her work. Over the past decade, she has devoted herself to capturing beauty in the breathtaking expanse of nature.
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Arjun Mark
Master Photographer | Fashion
Fashion Photographer Of The Year’ at the India Fashion Awards 2021, Arjun Mark is a celebrity photographer with a bold and modern style of capturing Beauty and Fashion. His imagery is known for its originality and nonconformity. He is recognised for his exceptional contributions to advertising, beauty and fashion. He has been selected as Lurzer’s Archive’s 200 Best Ad Photographers Worldwide for the third time.
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Joseph Radhik
Master Photographer | Wedding & Portrait
Joseph Radhik photographs people, love and people in love. He has made the most iconic wedding photographs from India for the past decade. His work has been honored with numerous international awards, and featured on Vogue, Netflix, Jimmy Fallon Show and more. He was also listed on GQ’s 50 Most Influential Young Indians.
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Global judges
Alec Soth
Master Photographer | A member of Magnum Photos
Alec Soth has published over twenty-five books and has had over fifty solo exhibitions. In 2008, Soth created Little Brown Mushroom, a multi-media enterprise focused on visual storytelling. He is a member of Magnum Photos.
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Alec Soth
Master Photographer | A member of Magnum Photos
Alec Soth has published over twenty-five books and has had over fifty solo exhibitions. In 2008, Soth created Little Brown Mushroom, a multi-media enterprise focused on visual storytelling. He is a member of Magnum Photos.
Michael Yamashita
Master Photographer | National Geographic photographer
Michael Yamashita started working for the National Geographic in 1979 and remains a popular photographer there. Honored with numerous international photography awards, he specializes in portrait and landscape photography. Following in the footsteps of Marco Polo, Zheng He, and Joseph Rock, he has captured many precious photographs.
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Michael Yamashita
Master Photographer | National Geographic photographer
Michael Yamashita started working for the National Geographic in 1979 and remains a popular photographer there. Honored with numerous international photography awards, he specializes in portrait and landscape photography. Following in the footsteps of Marco Polo, Zheng He, and Joseph Rock, he has captured many precious photographs.
Pete Lau
Senior Vice President | Chief Product Officer of OPPO
Chief Product Officer of OPPO, Pete Lau is promoting the innovation of mobile imaging in hardware, software and algorithm, ushering mobile imaging into an all new era by continuing to create great products.
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Pete Lau
Senior Vice President | Chief Product Officer of OPPO
Chief Product Officer of OPPO, Pete Lau is promoting the innovation of mobile imaging in hardware, software and algorithm, ushering mobile imaging into an all new era by continuing to create great products.
Steve McCurry
Master Photographer | A member of Magnum Photos
Steve McCurry is one of the most iconic figures in contemporary photography. He is the author of over twenty books and was inducted into the International Photography Hall of Fame in 2019. He has been a member of Magnum Photos for the past 35 years.
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Steve McCurry
Master Photographer | A member of Magnum Photos
Steve McCurry is one of the most iconic figures in contemporary photography. He is the author of over twenty books and was inducted into the International Photography Hall of Fame in 2019. He has been a member of Magnum Photos for the past 35 years.
Tina Signesdottir Hult
Norwegian Art photographer | Hasselblad Master
Tina Signesdottir is an international recognized Art photographer, with many awards and honors behind her. Such as Sony World Photography Award, Winner of National Award, and become the Hasselblad Master. Her work has been exhibited in many galleries around the world.
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Tina Signesdottir Hult
Norwegian Art photographer | Hasselblad Master
Tina Signesdottir is an international recognized Art photographer, with many awards and honors behind her. Such as Sony World Photography Award, Winner of National Award, and become the Hasselblad Master. Her work has been exhibited in many galleries around the world.
Wang Jianjun
Chinese Art photographer | Hasselblad Master
Wang Jianjun was ranked one of the Top 10 Young Photographers in China and was awarded the"China Photography Golden Statue Award". He has served as a jury member of the China Photography Golden Statue Award, National Photographic Art Exhibition, and other competitions. Over the years, he has devoted himself to landscape photography in China, photography of humanistic and historic themes.
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Wang Jianjun
Chinese Art photographer | Hasselblad Master
Wang Jianjun was ranked one of the Top 10 Young Photographers in China and was awarded the"China Photography Golden Statue Award". He has served as a jury member of the China Photography Golden Statue Award, National Photographic Art Exhibition, and other competitions. Over the years, he has devoted himself to landscape photography in China, photography of humanistic and historic themes.
Yin Chao
Chinese Fashion Photographer | Hasselblad Ambassador
Yin Chao is one of the most important photographers in the current Chinese fashion industry. In 2017 he became the only Chinese photographer among the twelve global ambassadors of the Hasselblad camera brand. He has continuously experimented with different media on the same subject matter, trying to create his own narrative language with an Eastern flavor.
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Yin Chao
Chinese Fashion Photographer | Hasselblad Ambassador
Yin Chao is one of the most important photographers in the current Chinese fashion industry. In 2017 he became the only Chinese photographer among the twelve global ambassadors of the Hasselblad camera brand. He has continuously experimented with different media on the same subject matter, trying to create his own narrative language with an Eastern flavor.
*The names are arranged in the alphabet order without priority.

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