Cloud-sourcing: in Touch with Weather from Land, Sea, and Air Photo and Video Collection Campaign
The Hong Kong Observatory’s “Cloud-sourcing: in Touch with Weather from Land, Sea and Air – Photo and Video Collection Campaign” will showcase stunning imagery from members of the public, as well as from members of the aviation and marine communities.
Theme of photo and video Clouds, weather and other atmospheric optical phenomena (photos or videos)
Collection campaign period 14 Dec 2017 to 13 Feb 2018
Target groups a) Public (photos/videos taken from the ground)
b) Aviation (photos/videos taken from aircraft)
c) Marine (photos/videos taken from ships)
Submission method Online submission via “Cloud-sourcing: in Touch with Weather from Land, Sea, and Air – Photo and Video Collection Campaign” platform. Registration is required. See Note 1 for details.
Submission category 3 categories (a)-(c) as above
Photo selection by adjudication panel Late February to early March
Adjudication panel for photo/video selection Director of HKO and independent photography experts
Award gifts Winning participants will be awarded with a limited edition of tropical cyclone gift pack
Furthermore, selected photos/videos may be used for public exhibition around mid-late 2018.
Note 1 - Submission requirement
The photo/video contributor is required to register before submitting any entry. The following information is required for registration:
i) full name (Chinese or English);
ii) email address;
iii) credit line or name to be used if photo/video is selected for future HKO exhibition, publication or activities; and
iv) date and time as well as location, including whether it is on the ground (where), at seas (on ships) or in the sky (on aircraft).
Size requirement for photo submission should be between 1MB to 15MB in JPEG format (smaller than this size cannot be submitted through the platform) and videos preferably in HD format with size less than 15MB in MP4 format. To facilitate selection by adjudication panel for enlarged photo for exhibition purpose, size requirement for photos should be larger than 3MB in JPEG format.
Hong Kong ObservatoryDate of Enrollment
14/12/2017 to 13/02/2018Website