CIWEM Epoty Case Study
The success of the CIWEM Environmental Photographer of the Year
competition has, year on year, put growing demands on the CIWEM
staff, in terms of managing the increasing number of entries and
organising the entry judging. Entries were received by email with
images attached, each of which had to be stored, verified and
categorised. Copies were then compiled on CD for Judges to view and
score. Image file names had to be changed to ensure that the
entries remained anonymous to the judges.
How the Helix Team Helped
Helix created upload controls and entry detail forms so that
uploaded images were automatically sized and stored in a database.
A system of online light boxes were developed that could be viewed
only by authorised judges. The judges are able to select preferred
images and add these to their own short listed light boxes for
further review and final selection.
CIWEM have administration access to the excel reports with the
details of the finalists.
This year CIWEM have received a record number of entries and the
online management and judging of the competition has proved a great
We have enjoyed working with CIWEM on this project and
congratulate this year's finalists on their outstanding
Visit the CIWEM site to view previous winners at:
Visit the Daily Telegraph site for this years finalists :