#CaptureImagica banner

#CaptureImagica

Participate in Imagica's World Photography Day contest, #CaptureImagica, with prizes worth Rs. 100,000 up for grabs.

Phase 2 is on right now!
#CaptureImagica #WorldPhotographyDay

Winners will be announced on 28 Aug.

 

About #CaptureImagica

Capture
Share
Win

  • All shortlisted participants get free entry to Theme Park and Water Park on 19 Aug, 2019.

#CaptureImagica is a theme-based photography competition, conducted by Imagica.
Participation is free. Imagica will award prizes & participation certificates to shortlisted finalists, and a grand prize to one winner.
The competition is spread across two phases:
  • Phase 1 - Registration and shortlisting
  • Phase 2 - In-Park photography and selection
 

Phase 1 - Registration and shortlisting

  • Theme
    Imagica is an all-season destination, so the theme for Phase 1 is #Open365.
    Capture things/places/surroundings/experiences that are open 365 days of the year.
    Use your creativity to the fullest.
  • Post to social media
    Post 1 photo to either Instagram, Facebook, or Twitter.
    Posts must be around the theme: #Open365.
    All entries must have #open365 & tag Imagica (@AdlabsImagicaOfficial on Instagram OR @AdlabsImagica on Facebook OR @AdlabsImagica on Twitter).
  • Submit Phase 1 form
    After posting online, submit the Phase 1 Participation Form.
  • Dates and Important Info
    Phase 1 closes on: 11 Aug 2019.
    Phase 2 shortlisted participants announced on: 14 Aug 2019.
    Earlier you enter the better, so your entries can garner a higher social score.
  • Selection criteria
    Photographs for Phase 1 will be adjudged on:
    • Theme relevance
    • Qualitative evaluation by Imagica team
    • A higher social media score (likes/reactions/comments/share) will be an advantage
    Team Imagica will shortlist participants and send out invites for Phase 2.
 

Phase 2 - in-Park photography and selection

  • Themes:
    • Macro
      Capture the smallest yet most beautiful elements of Imagica.
    • Candid / Portrait
      Capture the most interesting moments of people at Imagica.
    • Landscape / Nature
      Capture wide landscapes and the beauty of Imagica's natural habitat.
    • Motion
      Capture still images of things in motion.
  • Visit Imagica
    Shortlisted participants will be invited to visit Imagica on 19 Aug 2019 (World Photography Day) to capture their images.
    Entry is free for shortlisted participants; Imagica will provide 1 free ticket to the Theme Park + 1 free ticket to the Water Park, to each participant.
    Imagica will not sponsor travel or F&B.
  • Capture & select photos
    Participants can use the entire day to capture images.
    You need not post photos on the 19th itself, however the sooner you post the better - in addition to quality, entries will also be evaluated on social sharing score. Posting earlier gives you time to get more social reactions.
  • Post to social media
    Select 3 of your photos, and post them to your publicly accessible Instagram, Facebook, or Twitter profile.
    The 3 photos can be in any one or more of the themes.
    All entries must have #CaptureImagica & tag Imagica (@AdlabsImagicaOfficial on Instagram OR @AdlabsImagica on Facebook OR @AdlabsImagica on Twitter).
  • Submit Phase 2 form
    Submit the Phase 2 form with links to your social media posts and links to the hi-res photos used for each post.
    The link to the form will be emailed to participants on 20 Aug 2019.
    You must fulfill all sharing and form submission requirements by 3:59pm, 22 Aug 2019.
    The social score will be evaluated as it stands at the close of Phase 2.
  • Dates and Important Info
    Visit to Imagica on: 19 Aug 2019.
    Complete social sharing and form submission by: 3:59pm, 22 Aug 2019.
    Finalists and Winner will be announced on: 28 Aug 2019.
  • Selection Criteria
    Photographs for Phase 2 will be adjudged and awarded in two categories:
    Popular Demand
    • Theme relevance
    • Social media engagement score (likes/reactions/comments/share)
    Editor's Choice
    • Theme relevance
    • Qualitative evaluation by Imagica team
 

Prizes

Finalists
7 (seven) finalists will each be awarded:
  • 2 tickets to Imagica Theme Park
  • Imagica goodie bag worth Rs. 1000
  • 1 printed photo in an Imagica frame
  • Certificate of participation

Participants
Participants, excluding winner and finalist will each be awarded:
  • Imagica Gift Card worth Rs. 300
  • Certificate of participation
Grand Prize
1 (one) winner will each be awarded:
  • Cash prize of Rs. 10,000
  • One night stay at Novotel Imagica Khopoli, for two adults
  • 2 tickets to Imagica Theme Park
  • 2 tickets to Imagica Water Park
  • Imagica goodie bag worth Rs. 1000
  • 1 printed photo in an Imagica frame
  • Certificate of participation
  • Coverage on Imagica's social media handles & press release
In order to complete delivery of prizes, some details will be requested after the competition.
 

FAQ

How can I travel to Imagica?
Imagica is located just off the Mumbai-Pune Expressway, approximately 4km from the Khalapur Toll Plaza. You can hit Mumbai/Pune expressway via your car or take early morning train to Khopoli and reach Imagica. For further details, go to https://www.adlabsimagica.com/directions/ or call 022 42130405.
Can my Social Media account be private while posting online?
No. It is necessary for your account to be public as it will help your photo feature in branded hashtags and allow us access to it.
On what basis are the participants judged for Phase 1?
Participants will be judged on 2 criteria:
The photograph should adhere to the theme given by Imagica (check: https://www.adlabsimagica.com/world-photography-day-contest/).
Photo must be of high quality.
Social media score (number of reactions) of your entry will be an advantage.
On what basis are the participants judged for Phase 2?
Participants will be judged as follows:
Public Demand: The entry's social media score (number of reactions) and adherence to the theme.
Editor’s Choice: Imagica panel will go through every single photo and select the best shots. The number of reaction does not hold any advantage here. Adherence to the theme will be considered.
Do I have to share a high-res/raw file of images captured during Phase 2?
Yes, this is required. Basis the terms and conditions, the high-res/raw files are the repository of Imagica and it is required to submit (transfer) these files of photographs used as entries in the competition.
Will any equipment be provided by Imagica?
No. Participants need to get their own equipment.
What kind of equipment are allowed?
DSRL, multiple lenses, tripods and flash lights are allowed.
GoPros are allowed only with proper supports and harness, subject to approval by ride operators and safety teams.
Drones are not allowed.
Can I use my smartphone to capture photos?
Yes.
What should be the resolution of the photographs for Phase 2?
Acceptable size for DSLR should support minimum 12 x 18 inches prints, and have a minimum of 300 DPI resolution.
Acceptable size for smartphone is minimum 12MP resolution.
Can I take my camera on rides to capture?
No. Due to security reasons, you are not allowed to take camera on rides.
How long will it take to know if I am shortlisted for Phase 2?
Shortlisted candidates will be sent an email confirmation on 14th August.
What is the time limit to upload Phase 2 Images on social media?
You can upload your selected photographs (minimum 1, maximum 3) of Imagica clicked on 19th August, 2019 to your social media account on or before 22nd August, 2019.
When will be the winners declared?
Winners will be declared on 28th August, 2019.
If I win, how can I claim my Grand Prize?
You will have to share your PAN card, Aadhaar card details, and current address with Imagica to claim the prizes.
It will be issued as a cheque. The cheque + merchandise goodie bag + Printed Photo in Imagica frame will be couriered to your address.
Communication regarding your stay at Novotel Imagica along with 2 Theme Park & Water Park tickets will be emailed to your registered e-mail address.
If I am selected as a finalist, how can I claim my prize?
You will have to share your current address with Imagica to claim the prizes.
The merchandise goodie bag + 2 tickets of Theme Park + Printed Photo in Imagica frame will be couriered to your address.
How can I claim my participation reward?
You will receive an email from Imagica containing an Imagica Gift Card worth Rs. 300. You may use the gift card online for purchasing tickets or directly use at Imagica.
Can I get someone else along with me on the day of visit?
Additional guests are most welcome at the Park, however we will not sponsor their tickets. You can book their tickets on www.adlabsimagica.com.
Will I be allowed to enter both Theme and Water Park?
Yes, you will be allowed to enter both the Parks on the same day.
Will I get access to rides?
Yes. You will get access to all the rides and attractions.
Can I get my models along with me for concept photography?
Yes, however we will not sponsor their tickets. You can book their tickets on www.adlabsimagica.com.
Does the Theme Park or Water Park access also include food?
No. Food will be chargeable.
Do I need to pay for parking?
Yes. The Parking is chargeable at Rs. 100.
View additional terms