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INTERNATIONAL PHOTO CHALLENGE

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THE INTERNATIONAL PHOTO CHALLENGE – JERUSALENS

A Total of $10,000 in Cash Prizes for the First Four Winners!
KKL-JNF Israel, JNF-USA, Ammunition Hill National Heritage and Memorial site in Jerusalem, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Ministry of Tourism, Ministry of Jerusalem and Heritage affairs, GPO and with the support of HP (Scitex and Indigo) and PICO Venture Partners invites all photographers of Jerusalem to join to an historic photo challenge in the spirit of worldwide cooperation The International Photo Challenge of Jerusalem - JerusaLENS
Feb-March 19, 2017
Hosted by: GuruShots  www.gurushots.com/jerusalem 

Any photo, any time, from any angle - show “your Jerusalem” to the world Share it on
 #JerusaLENS (subject to regulations)

We are making history by gathering and ranking the largest collection of Jerusalem photos ever.

JerusaLENS Timeline
The first phase of the Challenge (until Feb 28th, 2017):
 
Everyone is welcome to upload their photos of the city, from any period, in any subject to show the many faces of Jerusalem (subject to the terms of GuruShots).

The second phase (from March 1st until March 19, 2017): 
Everyone is invited to vote for the most beautiful and exciting photos. 

Prizes
A total of $10,000 in prizes will be split between the 4 top ranked photos by categories (Best photographer, best picture, and the Guru selection). First place in the ‘Younger’ (Instagram) photography challenge will win another $500. All prizes are courtesy of JNF-USA.
100 from the top 400 ranked photos will be chosen by curators' team to be shown in an exciting and unique exhibition to be open in spring 2017 at Ammunition Hill in Jerusalem, and later on in other places around the globe.
GuruShots, is an online gaming platform for photographers that are fun, social and educational. Whether you are a budding hobbyist or a seasoned professional, GuruShots™ offers photographers a fresh and captivating way to share their passion, talent and insight with fellow enthusiasts from across the globe. World's greatest live photo challenges.

Challenge Mentor: David Rubinger 
Challenge Curators: Rina Castelnuovo, Ziv Koren, Gally Tibon, They will be led by Avi Ohayon.
Entrepreneur and Manager: Alon Wald, Head of Operations, Ammunition Hill, Jerusalem

What Israeli leaders are saying about the challenge?

Israeli President Mr. Reuven (Rubi) Rivlin: "Jerusalem tells the story of the world, I urge you all to join the challenge, and upload unique photographs of our beloved Jerusalem. Artistic and aesthetic photographs - especially photographs with a message of unity, which gives personal and emotional expression to our common denominator called Jerusalem."

Tourism Minister Mr. Yariv Levin: "The Jerusalem Photo Challenge is a great opportunity to expose Jerusalem's multiple beautiful faces. I call on everyone to take photos, upload and vote."

Jerusalem and Heritage Minister Mr. Ze'ev Elkin: "Our aim in this photo challenge is to uncover forgotten memories and get an exciting encounter of Jerusalem’s history in a frame. As the Minister of Jerusalem and Heritage affairs for Israel, I hope to see unity and beauty through your personal camera lens. From here on out, it is in your hands. "

KKL Chairman Mr. Danny Atar: "Jerusalem is the capital of the Jewish people from the First Temple until today. For 115 years the Keren Kayemet Leisrael – JNF works to strengthen Jerusalem, cultivation of its land and strengthen its global status. We are pleased to share photos from the JNF's archives with the JerusaLENS photo challenge, and allow the public to enjoy the beauty of the city, its culture and its people."

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