SeeMyDoha 2015 is the second round of the initiative that started in 2013. SeeMyDoha is an ongoing project with an annual mobile photography competition, mobile photography workshops and the SeeMyDoha exhibition. Initiated by Jaidah Group, the SeeMyDoha project is showcasing the best of Qatar mobile photography. See this video about the project in 2013/14.
The 2015 project is supported by Jaidah Group Chevrolet, aiming to “find new roads”; putting Doha in the picture in a new, original and active way.
See also the official SeeMyDoha webpage.
The workshops was organized and offered for free by Jaidah Group and executed by SeeMyCity.
Jaidah Group and SeeMyCity were looking for new and inspirational ways of seeing and experiencing Doha, images that reflects Qatar and Doha in a creative, active and original way. During the months of January to April instagramers could submit their pictures through the #SeeMyDoha2015 hashtag in combination with one of the category hashtags mentioned below. There were over 8000 pictures submitted to the competition tag.
There were 3 categories:
A total of 26 finalist images were chosen from the hashtags for the #SeeMyDoha2015 exhibition. One winner per category will win the SeeMyDoha award, with the prize of QAR 10.000 and a feature in a magazine. The winners will be announced at the SeeMyDoha 2015 exhibition opening.