CCA DeKUT Photography Awards

Cover photo by Almont Arts

Comrades’ Choice Awards is back with the DeKUT Photography Awards and up to sh 20,000 in cash prizes to be won. Photographers in DeKUT are invited to submit photos in the below categories before the end of February:


1. Best Overall Photo. Each photographer will submit one photo in this category, which will be assumed to be their best shot ever in DeKUT. The winner will get sh 6,000 and the first runners up sh 2,500.
2. Best Scenery Photo. Each registered photographer can submit one photo. The shot should be of DeKUT scenery including buildings, hostels, views, Mt. Kenya and student life. Winner gets sh 3,000.
3. Best Fashion Photo. Each registered photographer can submit one photo. The shot should be about fashion ie drip, shoegame etc. Winner gets sh 3,000.
4. Best Portrait Photo. Each registered photographer can submit one photo. The photo should be a facial, partial or full bodied portrait of an individual or group. Winner gets sh 3,000

The DeKUTSelfie Category open to all DeKUT comrades

Apart from the 4 professional photographer categories, the DeKUT photography awards will have a 5th category open to all DeKUT comrades ie The DeKUTSelfie category.

Any DeKUT comrade can participate. The reward for this category is sh 3000 and there is no participation fee.

To participate:

  • Take a selfie anywhere within DeKUT, either alone or with friends.
  • Upload it on Instagram and tag @ccakenya. In addition, add the hashtag #dekutselfie
  • 10 DeKUT Selfies will be selected based on the creativity, uniqueness and fun portrayed. Comrades will then vote for the best among the 10. The best selfie will get the award and prize money.

Terms and Conditions

– Every photographer should be a comrade/student from DeKUT, which will be verified.
– All photos should be shot in or around DeKUT.
– Additional prizes may be given at the discretion of the CCA
– In accordance with CCA tradition, winners shall be determined by voting on a public platform. The photo with the most votes wins. Votes can be mobilized from outside DeKUT.
– Photos can be edited.
– Deadline of registration for participation; and submission of photos, is the end of February.
– Each photographer will register with a non refundable fee of sh 1,000. Registration enables a photographer to submit an entry for any and all categories.
– If a participant is found to be in violation of any of the above rules, CCA reserves the right to disqualify them. If the disqualified participant will have won, the award and cash prize will go to the participant in the second position.

Submission of entries and registration shall be done through the email
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