ASE (Rosatom State Corporation Engineering Division) announces the beginning of contest for photo journalists of foreign media “ASE International Photo Awards”. The contest has opened for full-time and part-time photographers over 18 years working in foreign media in the following countries of ASE projects implementation: India, Iran, Bangladesh, Egypt, China, the Republic of Belarus, Hungary.
There are 4 nominations:
1 Energy of the future: photos are applying should show the changes of life in regions where NPP construction projects allocated, exemplify harmony of nature and nuclear power co-existence.
2 People: photos should be focused on human being, his fate and overcoming, pursuit of altering the life for the better.
3 Cities: photos on social topics that reflect challenges and the beauty of the contemporary world.
4 Wildlife: photos that reflect emotions and sentiments towards the environment, allow to see and feel the diversity of nature and its beauty.

Photographers may apply:
- Single photo;
- Series of photos (up to 5 photos);
- Photos made on smartphones, including iPhones or iPad.  

Digital manipulation and any kind of photoshop effects, framed photos, collages are not allowed, only minor photo corrections are allowed, such as cropping, correction of the white balance, density correction (brightness, contrast). Editing, deleting, replacement or change of a part of the image are not allowed. Photographers must be the copyright owner of the submitted photographs.

The photos are uploaded in the JPG format of the files. The allowable shrinkage is not less than 10. The size of the picture is not less than 2200 pixels on the short side and not more than 5700 pixels on the long side. The name of the file should include the number of the work, the name and family name of the author, the title of the work and the year of its creation, separated by the underscore, for example: 01_Ivan_Petrov_Tiger_2018. The name of the files is specified only in Latin script. The allowable size of the file does not exceed 20 MB. All EXIF data should be also saved.

Only photos created from January 1, 2018 are allowed to participate in the contest. The winners will be nominated by the competent international jury. The best works will be exhibited at the photo exhibition.  

The photographers are invited to apply photos before February 10, 2019 following the e-mail The full list of requirements is listed:

For reference:
ASE (Rosatom State Corporation Engineering Division) was established by merging the leading companies of the industry: JSC ASE EC - Atomstroyexport JSC - Atomenergoproekt JSC - ATOMPROEKT JSC ASE is one of the global leaders in nuclear power engineering and holds 31% of the global NPP construction market. Its representative offices, branches and front offices are operating in the territories of 15 countries. Almost 80% of the order portfolio is composed of overseas projects. It implements high power NPP design and construction projects, RAW and SNF management facilities, thermal power facilities, and renders full range of services related to EPC, EPC(M) and PMC services for any complex engineering facilities. ASE develops and actively implements the innovative Multi-D project management system in the area of complex engineering facilities construction that allows such parameters as budget, deadlines and quality to be managed more efficiently. Mr. Alexander Markovich Lokshin heads up the Rosatom Engineering Division. Web page: