Hello folks and welcome to the July 2012 contest!Â We are happy to partner with 500px.com and they are awarding an annual account to the first prize winner each month in this series of the contest. The winner will also be featured in the Indie Spotlight at Fuel Your Photography.
June Contest Winners
The competition in the FYP/500px Contest is alwaysÂ vibrant and May’s Mobile Â theme was no different, congratulations are in order for the winners; Marken Nainggolan â€“ first place, Â Zoran Stanko â€“ second place and Monica Davis – third place. Â The top three photographs are featured in this article.Â Special thanks also to our judges for the June contest, Former FYP Editor-in-Chief – Ron Heerkens Jr., Indie Spotlight writer – Hafez Kamal and photographer Amber Fife of Fife Photography.
This Months Contest
This months theme is â€œPhoto Storyâ€. Your challenge is to create a composite of 2 or more images placed in a manner that tells your viewers a story; you may select any subject matter you wish to portray. Â Be sure to compile your photo story images to ONE composite image and rmember to watermark your images with your email address and your 500px.com account!
- The Contest is open to both amateur and professional photographers from around the world.
- You certify that you are the legal owner of the work submitted.
Entries are accepted up to midnight United States Eastern Standard Time on the 21st of the corresponding month.
The No-Holds-Barred Rule
Feel free to express your creative vision by any means: any type of camera or lens, subject, light, composition, perspective, processing techniques, and anything else you can think of to create a meaningful, impactful, and beautiful work is perfectly acceptable. Submitted images may be from any date and not necessarily limited to the contest period.
All images must be submitted in JPEG format and should be clearly watermarked with your email address AND yourÂ active 500px.com site (IE http://500px.com/YOURNAMEHERE) at which you can be notified should you be the lucky winner.
Images are to be submitted (inÂ high resolution if available) by joining the â€œFYP Photography Contestâ€ Facebook group page, and then uploading to the folder for the corresponding folder IE this monthâ€™s folder is â€œJune 2012 contestâ€.
Maximum of 2 Images to be submitted per person (submitting more may result in disqualification of all images).
Photographs will be judged on: Impact, composition, technique, presentation, originality and viewer input (comments/likes)
The No-Rights-Grab Rule
By entering this contest, Fuel Your Photography to post your submitted image(s) on our respective sites and blogs, along with your name. You also agree to provide your name and mailing information in order to facilitate delivery of the prizes. You retain all other rights.
Judging starts on the 22nd of the month and winners are announced in the article posting the new theme on the 1st of the following month.
The Judges’ decision is FINAL
Iâ€™m looking forward to seeing some fantastic entries from you, good luck!