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The Serai
Shutterbug Photography Contest
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It’s time to take your cameras out and start clicking at any of our four dream destinations to stand a chance of winning ₹1 lakh! If you don’t get the jackpot, you can still walk away with a FREE 2 night 3 day stay at any of the Serai/Barefoot properties. Do you have what it takes to be a winner?
How To Participate
  • Click a photo in any of these 4 locations: Bandipur, Andamans, Chikmagalur, Kabini*
  • Post the photo on your Instagram feed with the hashtag #TheSeraiShutterbugContest & the relevant hashtag: #InspiredByCoffee (Chikmagalur), #InspiredByTheJungle (Bandipur), #InspiredByTheWaterfront (Kabini), #InspiredByTheAndamans (Andamans)
  • Follow @theserai_resorts on Instagram and tag us in your photo
*The photos do not necessarily have to be taken at our resorts or by our guests.
The contest is open to anyone visiting any of the 4 locations.
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Inspired by Coffee

#InspiredByCoffee

The soul of Chikmagalur lies in the fragrant coffee plantations peppering its hills. From the picking of the crops to the preparation of the beans – can you capture the essence of coffee?
Inspired by the Jungle

#InspiredByTheJungle

The thickets of the jungle hold many mysteries amidst their foliage. Capture Bandipur, and the jungle’s wild inhabitants, at their most magnificent moments.
Inspired by the Waterfront

#InspiredByTheWaterfront

The shimmering, blue waterfronts of Kabini reflect the vast skies, oft-visited by myriad birds, providing a backdrop to the treetops. Turn these waterfronts into your canvas with your camera.
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#InspiredByTheAndamans

White sands, azure waters and skies that match it – Andaman defines idyllic life by the beach. Point your camera towards the seas, and crystallize the magic behind it.
Our Judges
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Ashish Parmar
Ashish Parmar
Ashish Parmar is a self-taught Bangalore based photographer. He began his journey into the world of photography, 22 years ago. Since then, he has specialised in different fields owing to which, he is now known as India's most diverse photographer.
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Joshua Barton
Joshua Barton
Joshua Barton is an experienced underwater wildlife photographer who has travelled to all corners of the globe capturing unique moments on camera. His photographs have been published in numerous newspapers and magazines worldwide making him a recognised name in his field.
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Ryan Lobo
Ryan Lobo
Ryan runs 'Mad Monitor Productions', a film and photo production company active all over the world. Ryan has produced and shot more than 80 documentaries on subjects ranging from the Afghan drug trade, Papua New Guinean tribal rites to King Cobras, the kumbh and rogue elephants for various clients including NGT, Harpo, the Gates Foundation and Discovery among others.
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Waseem Khan
Waseem Khan
With over 30 years of experience in the fashion world, Waseem Khan has grown beyond being a great name in the industry...into an institution. From the biggest brands in fashion, jewelry and the biggest stars in Bollywood; the biggest models in London and New York lifestyle;
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Rules And Regulations
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  • All entries must be submitted using #TheSeraiShutterbugContest and one of the following: #inspiredbycoffee, for entries from Chikmagalur; #inspiredbythewaterfront, for entries from Kabini; #inspiredbythejungle, for entries from Bandipur or #inspiredbytheandamans, for entries from the Andamans
  • All contestants should have taken the pictures in the locations for which category that they are uploading, Chikmagalur, Kabini, Bandipur or the Andamans.
  • Contestants should be more than 18 (eighteen) years of age.
  • All entries must be made from the personal Instagram handle of the contestant using the above mentioned #’s. Contestants of shortlisted entries shall be contacted through Instagram and the original image file has to be uploaded as instructed.
  • All decisions by the jury are final and not open for discussion.
  • All entries must adhere to the rules and regulations.
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