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Submit your entries for Harper's BAZAAR & ION Orchard Photography Awards 2013

Singapore, 22 January 2013 – Harper’s BAZZAR, a publication by SPH Magazines, has teamed up with ION Orchard to discover Singapore’s crème de la crème of aspiring fashion photographers. Call for entries for the Harper’s BAZAAR & ION Orchard Photography Awards 2013 has commenced, and will close on 8 May. 

Into its fourth year, the Photography Awards celebrate different aspects of fashion each year. This time, it is looking for photographers who can capture the essence of Singapore’s heritage and culture while incorporating fashion, lifestyle and the arts. 

Participating photographers must be living in Singapore and must not be working for a fashion magazine. Three to five images are required for submission, accompanied with a 200 to 300-word description of how ION Orchard has inspired their shoot thematically. 

The photographs will be judged based on their relevance to Singapore as well as other aspects such as composition, creativity and effective visual use of location. Judges this year includes Kenneth Goh, Harper’s BAZAAR’s Creative Director for Fashion and Beauty, Publishing Director Bridget Hope, plus style mavens in international fashion. 

The winning photographers will stand to win the following prizes:


1st Prize: An exotic 5D/4N full-package stay for two in a Spa Pool Villa at Hilton Shillim Estate Retreat & Spa, India (worth over S$6,000), a Balmain Watch Elegance (worth $1,400) and $2,000 ION Orchard shopping vouchers. 

2nd prize: A relaxing 4D/3N full package stay for two in the King Ocean Suite at Hilton Pattaya, Thailand (worth over S$6,000), a Balmain Watch Elegance (worth $1,120) and $1,000 ION Orchard shopping vouchers. 

For more details, please refer to the attachment below. 

Co. Regn No.: 196900476M

For more information, please contact:

Charmaine Tan
Assistant Marketing Manager
SPHM Pte Ltd
Tel: 6671 8553 

Joelyn Tan
Corporate Communications & CSR

Singapore Press Holdings Ltd
Tel: 6319 1895

About Harper's BAZAAR Singapore

The Singapore edition of Harper´s 
BAZAAR brings style and substance to all aspects of contemporary life through a sophisticated and diverse array of articles, blending intelligent comment and stimulating features with outstanding photography, glamour and informed round-ups of the best in fashion, accessories, health and beauty, restaurants, travel, the arts and interior design. BAZAAR´s consumer authority attracts prestigious brand marketers and passionate readers who are the current and future influencers of modern style.

About SPH Magazines

A leading publisher in Singapore and the region, SPH Magazines Pte Ltd is a wholly owned subsidiary of media organisation Singapore Press Holdings Limited.

With a proven track record for sterling editorial content, award-winning designs and creative solutions, SPH Magazines raises the bar as a dynamic publisher. In its stable are about 100 titles in the region, in English, Chinese and other languages, covering lifestyle, fashion, beauty, society, bridal, health, men's lifestyle, automobile, parenting, decor, new media and business. All the newsstand publications, including flagship title Her World, and other titles such as Female, Cleo, The Women's Weekly, The Peak, Home & Decor, Nuyou, Torque and HWM are among the highest-circulating titles and best-read in their respective lifestyle categories. It also publishes Harper's BAZAAR and Cosmopolitan in Singapore and Malaysia with Hearst Magazines International.

In addition, websites such as and have extended its reach online, engaging readers with interactive content, capturing audience beyond print.

SPH Magazines' established editorial unit provides excellent custom publishing services to major corporate clients by producing custom lifestyle magazines, newsletters and other collaterals to meet their business needs. clickTRUE Pte Ltd, an associate company of SPH Magazines, is a Pay Per Performance online marketing company specialising in Online Media Planning, Search Engine Marketing and Optimisation, Web Analytics Consultancy and Landing Page Optimisation.

With a vision to continue regional growth, SPH Magazines is set to hold a leading position in publishing in Asia, with a presence in China, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Thailand, Malaysia, The Philippines and Vietnam.

In line with this vision, SPH Magazines acquired 34% of WhiteWave Media Group (formally known as Antarctica Interactive Private Limited). It is an integrated luxury media company which owns online publications, as well as the luxury print BACCARAT Magazine in Hong Kong. Other titles include Luxury Properties, Action Asia, Asia-Pacific Boating, China Boating, JET Asia Pacific and Asia-Pacific Spa published through wholly owned subsidiary, Blu Inc Media, in China and Hong Kong.

As a Publisher of Choice, SPH Magazines aims to deliver the best to meet the diverse needs and interests of readers and advertisers.

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