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Step Footwear in collaboration with AIUB Photography Club arranged a photography contest. It was named STEP AIUB Photography Contest. On 11th December 2019, the contest ended with a wonderful prize giving ceremony.
It was a long contest containing 3 phases. The first phase was an online submission phase. All AIUBians were allege able to submit photos to the Step website. After 4 days and after a judgment segment including professional photographer result was published. Top 30 contestants were selected from the online submissions because of their incredible photos and creativity. Then came the product photography phase. Step distributed 3 products to each of the top 30 contestants and provided them proper guidance to do the product photography. The contestants showed a lot of creativity captured some amazing photos. After 1 week the result was published and top 10 contestants were selected. The Step Footwear invited those contestants to their headquarter and allowed them to select any products from their showroom. The final task of those contestants was to capture photos of the products they chose in three categories – 1. Conceptual, 2. Fashion and 3. Lifestyle. The step authority gave them briefing about the final stage and provided them with proper information.
Lastly, on 11th December 2019, the prize giving ceremony held in AIUB Campus. The chief guest of the ceremony was Mr. Golam Mustafa, Former Director of Photography, Bangladesh Television. Mr. Mazhar Shumon, Anondo Alo Marketing Manager of Channel I was also present in the ceremony. From the Step Footwear, Managing Director Mr. Shamim Kabir and Chief Operating Officer Mr. Prasanna Andaraweera were present. Also more managing authorities from Step Footwear were guests of the ceremony. Mr. Dr. Charles C. Villanueva, Dean, Faculty of Business Administration was the main speaker of the ceremony.
After the welcome session and speaking session Step announced the name of the winners from all categories. Mohammad Nihal Nahyan was the winner of the conceptual category. For fashion category Sabbir Shikdar Orid became the winner. And Faiaz Ben Reza became the winner of lifestyle category. They are all from the Computer Science and Engineering department. Also they are all members of AIUB Photography Club. All the winner received goodies, coupons and privilege membership of Step Footwear.