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International Day of Light on May 16th

This year, the Student Chapter of FEMTO-ST organizes on this occasion a photo contest on the theme ′′ Light phenomena in everyday life ".

To participate, you need to send a photo between May 10 and 15 in 4:3 format with a resolution of 10 Megapixels in ".jpg" format. There are no restrictions on the equipment used (film/digital camera, smartphone, etc..)

On May 16th the Sudent chapter will publish all the collected photos on its Facebook page (https://www.facebook.com/femtost.studentchapter/) for one week. You can then vote for your favorite work.

In order to participate, you have to send us a photo from 10th to 15th of May with format 4:3, resolution of 10 MP, and file extension ".jpg". There is no restriction on the material used (silver/digital camera, smartphone, etc...).

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