OPPO imagine IF Photography Awards 2024 launched in India

OPPO India has announced the IF Photography Awards, a creative initiative aimed at inspiring mobile photography enthusiasts in India. Renowned Director & Screenwriter, SS Rajamouli, serves as the Indian ambassador for this project.

IF Photography Awards India

The imagine IF Photography Awards were introduced globally in 2023 by OPPO. The first edition received over 700,000 entries from 51 countries. Now in its second year globally, it marks its debut in India.

 Competition Details

The contest invites all Indian citizens aged 18 and above to participate across nine categories: Landscape, Portrait, Colours, Unfading Moment, Fashion, Snapshot, Light, Travel, and Collection.

A panel of seasoned photographers, including Joseph Radhik, Arzoo Khurana, and Arjun Mark, among others, will judge the entries.

Submission Process

Participants can submit their smartphone photographs for Round 1 until June 15, 2024 (Midnight IST).

From these submissions, 50 winners will proceed to Round 2, which begins in early July. The final six winners will be announced on July 25, 2024.


The Gold winner will receive a cash prize of Rs. 5,00,000, while two Silver winners will be awarded Rs. 2,00,000 each, and three Bronze winners will receive Rs. 1,00,000 each.

All five winners will have the chance to attend the Paris Show, receive the latest OPPO smartphone, and collaborate with OPPO India on photography projects.

Event Announcement

The awards were revealed during the OPPO Ambassador Conclave in Mumbai, coinciding with the unveiling of the OPPO Find X7 Ultra, featuring the world’s first quad main camera with HyperTone Image Engine.

The event hosted discussions led by industry leaders, influencers, and OPPO Ambassadors such as Rajeev Masand, Anubhav Sinha, Sudeep Chatterjee, Monaz Todywalla, and Raj Kamble.

Topics covered included the evolution of smartphone photography, AI advancements, and the emergence of content creators.


For more details and to participate, visit the official event website.

OPPO India encourages all mobile photographers to seize this opportunity to express their creativity and artistic vision.

Speaking at the event, Sushant Vashistha, Head of Digital Marketing at OPPO India, expressed,

OPPO India is delighted to introduce the Imagine IF Photography Awards in our country, offering a stage to display the remarkable skills of Indian photographers.

As the exclusive smartphone brand highlighted in Paris Photo 2023, OPPO presented an array of remarkable images, including those by esteemed photographers and winning submissions from the 2023 OPPO Imagine IF Photography Awards.

This year, we eagerly anticipate witnessing phenomenal photographs from India being spotlighted on the international platform.

Commenting on the event, S. S. Rajamouli, Filmmaker, and imagine IF Ambassador said,

As an artist, I’ve always believed in pushing the boundaries of creativity, exploring uncharted territories, and inspiring others to do the same.

The OPPO imagine IF India Photography Awards 2024 represents a bold step towards celebrating innovation and imagination in mobile photography, and I am thrilled to be a part of this initiative.

Let’s capture the extraordinary, let’s imagine the impossible, and let’s create a legacy of inspiration for generations to come.