Photography Lovers Contest - New Theme and Winners Announcement!

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Photo taken by me @derangedvisions

Landscape Theme Winners!

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Last week's theme was Landscapes and we had so many awesome entries from all over the world. There were some truly amazing shots and I want to thank everyone for participating in the contest.

Professional First Place @sjarvie5

Professional Second Place @haastrecht

Professional Third Place @deadgrlsuppastar

Amateur First Place @bambuka

Amateur Second Place @vcclothing

Amateur Third Place @pixaroma

New Theme - Portraits

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Photo taken by me @derangedvisions

This week's theme is Portrait Photography. Portrait photography is one of my favorites. To make a good portrait, you need to do more than just take a picture of someone. That image should tell something about the person in the photo. I am looking forward to seeing what you all come up with for this theme.

How is the Photography Lovers Contest set up?

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The contest is broken up into 2 different tiers. Each will have a different rewards for the winners based on what tier you enter into.

Here is a breakdown of the rewards based on the tiers:

PlaceProfessionalAmateur
1st5 Hive4 Hive
2nd3 Hive2 Hive
3rd2 Hive1 Hive

Each contest will be open for submissions for 6 days and close on the 7th day so that winners can be picked and the new post can be made.

There will be a new theme announced each week and the themes are going to be a bit different than the traditional themes. The goal of the themes are to challenge your skill as a photographer and force you to think outside the box to get some really interesting photos.

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Photo taken by me @derangedvisions

How to enter

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When you enter a photo in the competition, you will state what tier you want to be judged in and locked in for the month at that level.

For example if you enter a photo, you drop the photo in the comment section, state what level of photographer you are, and then give a description of the photograph.

That's pretty much it, drop your main photo in the comment section of this post and state your tier. If you want to make a separate post for your entry as well, that is fine, but for your entry to be valid, your photo and tier must be in here in the comment section of this post. You are also encouraged to join the Photography Lovers Community and make your post to the Photography Lovers Community.

Additional Notes

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  • If your post has more than one photo in it, make sure to use the photo you wanted judged as your main photo for your post.

  • Only one submission per contest. Extra submissions will be ignored.

  • You can switch your tier ONE time per month, but only if you are moving up into a higher tier, for example if you are currently in the amateur tier, but you think that you have a photograph that you want to enter in the professional tier, you can state that you are changing your tier to professional. You will then be locked into the new tier for the remainder of the month. You are not able to move down to a lower tier, like going from amateur to the beginner tier.

  • If you do not state which tier you want to be judged in for the month, I will leave a comment to remind you to do so, but if you don't respond, you will be assigned to a tier and locked in for that month.

  • Plagiarism will not be tolerated in any form. All submissions must be your own work. I will investigate every entry and if you are caught plagiarizing, you will be blacklisted from competing in my competitions and blacklisted in the community.

Thank you!

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Thank you for being a part of the Photography Lovers Community here on Hive. We are looking forward to seeing your entry for this contest.

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