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This is the fourth edition of the 'Aos Olhos do CCMAR' Photography Contest, which aims to promote and disseminate scientific stories, environments and phenomena arising from the activities of our members, using photography as a means of expression, combining aesthetics with scientific rigor. The best photos will be awarded and publicized in the CCMAR website and integrate an exhibition that will be displayed in several locations.


How to apply?


  • A maximum of five photographs will be admitted to the competition by competitor, or team.
  • Color or black and white photographs in JPEG or TIFF format, with a minimum resolution of 1MB and a maximum resolution of 8MB, are acceptable. Digital processing is permissible.
  • Participants must submit their photos and a small description providing their scientific context by 16:00 of February 26 through the form available HERE.
  • The organization may refuse to accept works deemed to be out of context or out of format.
  • The winning photos will be released on March 6, 2019 during the celebrations of the CCMAR Day.
  • For more information, please consult the regulation.





Prizes will be awarded in the following categories:

- Best photography;

- Best photo presented by a doctoral student;

- People's Choice, for the photograph that is more often shared and gather more 'likes' on the CCMAR Facebook page.


1st Prize 'Best Photography':

- One night stay for two at the Real Marina Hotel & SPA (Olhão)

- Brunch for two with drinks included, at Real Marina Hotel & SPA (Olhão)


2nd Prize 'Best Photography':

- 'Cataplana Com Todos' program for two people, in the Algarve Tertúlia


3rd Prize 'Best Photography':

- Meal (lunch or dinner) for two with drinks included in the Maldeçoade (Real Marina Hotel & SPA (Olhão))


Best Photography Award presented by a doctoral student:

- 'Cataplana Com Todos' program for two people, in the Algarve Tertúlia


People's Choice Award:

- 'Cataplana Com Todos' program for two people, in the Algarve Tertúlia



The ordering of the photographs of the categories 'best photography' and 'best photograph presented by a doctoral student' will be the responsibility of the jury, based on the artistic quality of photography (ART) and its potential to tell a story of science (STORYTELLING).

The ordering of 'People's Choice' photographs will result from public voting on CCMAR's Facebook page, based on the ones that gather the most likes and shares recorded on CCMAR's Facebook page by 3:00 p.m. on March 5.