9 JULY – 13 AUGUST 2018

  • Deadline:  13 August 2018
  • Entry fee:  Free
  • Exhibition:  31 August – 16 September 2018 @ Jaya Shopping Centre Section 14, PJ
  • Submission:  JSCphotocontest@pspj.org

Jaya Shopping Centre is the organiser of the “FASCINATING MALAYSIA, MY HOME” Photography Contest in collaboration with the Photographic Society of Petaling Jaya.

This contest is divided into two categories:  Open Category and Student Category.  Cash prizes will be awarded to the winners of both categories consisting of 3 main cash prizes and 5 consolation cash prizes for each category.


Grand Prize:  RM3,000 Cash

2nd Prize:  RM1,000 Cash

3rd Prize:  RM500 Cash

Consolation:  RM100 x 5


Grand Prize:  RM1,000 Cash

2nd Prize:  RM500 Cash

3rd Prize:  RM300 Cash

Consolation:  RM50 x 5


Jaya Shopping Centre is the organiser of the “FASCINATING MALAYSIA, MY HOME” Photography Contest in collaboration with the Photographic Society of Petaling Jaya. By entering this contest, participants hereby accept the following terms and conditions.


  1. This contest is open to Malaysian citizens aged 16 years and above, except employees of Jaya Section Fourteen Sdn. Bhd., Mapletree Investment Pte. Ltd., its advertising companies, tenants of Jaya Shopping Centre and their immediate family.
  2. This contest is divided into 2 categories: Open Category and Student Category
  3. Participants below 18 years old will be automatically included in the Student Category.
  4. Winning entries in other photography competitions in the past and entries that have been published or used for commercial purposes (excluding on social media) will not be eligible.


  1. Submitted photographs should portray the multicultural beauty of Malaysia in which subjects may include: People, Culture, Street, Nature and Landscape.


  1. Entries must be submitted from 9 July 2018 until 13 August 2018 via email to JSCphotocontest@pspj.org
  2. Submissions after the deadline will not be entertained.Photos should be in JPEG format and must be at least 12 megapixels. 
    Photographs must be taken anywhere within Malaysia from January 1, 2017 onwards. Each participant can submit up to 10 photographs ONLY.
    Each email submission may contain more than one photograph. Each email must include the following together with the photographs:

a)     Name of the photographer (as in their MyKad)

b)    MyKad number

c)    Email address

d)   Phone number

e)   Category: Open or Student
       (if student, please provide name of the school or educational institution and 
Student I.D. number.)

f)   Caption in English and/or Bahasa Malaysia (not more than 20 words)

g)   Location (of photography)

         3.  The file name of each photograph must include the name of the photographer, MyKad number, and if several images are submitted, the picture number should
              be added (sequenced 1, 2, 3 etc.)
         4.  Digital manipulation that distorts the reality of the photographs will not be allowed. Only basic enhancements such as adjustments for exposure, contrast, colour,
              sharpness, or minor cropping will be allowed.

         5.  Photographs must not have signatures, logos, date stamps or any other forms of watermark. Any obscene, political, racist, offensive or inappropriate entries that do not
              comply with the terms and conditions or that are not relevant to the theme will be disqualified.

         6.  The participant must be the author and own the copyright of the submitted photographs. Copyright of the photographs will remain with the photographer.
              However, the photographer grants the organiser the right to use the images for marketing and promotional purposes related to the contest.
              Any use of the photographs will include the name of the photographer. Commercial use of the photographs will require the consent of the photographer.

         7.  The organisers will not be responsible for any legal implications that arise from the submitted photographs. 

Judging & Winner Announcement

  1. Judging will be based on the originality, creativity and technical quality of images that conform to the theme.
  2. The judges’ decision is final and no correspondence will be entertained.
  3. The judging panel reserves the right to reject any submission without having to give notice or explanation to the participant.
  4. Winners will be announced on 20 August 2018.
  5. Finalists and winners will be contacted through phone or by email from Jaya Shopping Centre.


  1. Shortlisted entries will be exhibited in Jaya Shopping Centre from 31 August 2018 to 16 September 2018.

Legal Disclosure

  1. The organiser reserves the right to change, amend or add any terms and conditions to the contest without prior notification.
  2. By participating in this contest, participants hereby consent Jaya Shopping Centre to process the information received according to the Personal Data Protection Act 2010 (PDPA) for publicity, marketing and promotional purposes. 
  3. By submitting your entry and photograph to this contest, participants agree to abide by and be bound by the Terms & Conditions.

For more information, kindly email the event coordinator: Photographic Society of Petaling Jaya at JSCphotocontest@pspj.org