Madras Week 2013

August's theme is Madras 374.

The contest is now CLOSED.

Photos can be a potent tool in understanding history. For instance, the image of a little girl running down a bawling, naked road has described the horror of the Vietnam war more eloquently than all the scholarly articles on the subject.

During the ongoing Madras Week, The Hindu invites its readers to use this tool to create a pictorial record of our city.

The photos that make an eloquent commentary on Chennai will be published in Downtown.


Starts - Monday, August 19, 2013 at 11 a.m.

Closes - Sunday, August 25, 2013 at 11 p.m.

Results announced on Sunday, September 1, 2013


- All photos must be original work

- Photos must be taken in Chennai in the last 1 year

- 5 photos per participant

- Photos must be no more than 1.5 MB in size. High resolution images of photos will need to be available on request

- Enter information in ALL fields

- You can vote for as many pictures as you like, but only once per photo

- Photos upload and voting on-line only

- Registration at The Hindu Shutterbug is via email id or Facebook id

Submit pictures, vote for the pictures you like and share them on social media. Encourage everyone you know to participate with photo entries or as voters. All photos will be visible here.

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