Premium Contest

2019 Inaugural 'Perfect Moment' Photo Contest

Our World In Focus is proud to present the 2019 'Perfect Moment' Photo Contest! Our inaugural 2019 ‘Perfect Moment’ photo contest is focused on showcasing the best images across all genres. The beauty of photography is that the ‘perfect moment’ has a different meaning for each and every photographer. We want to see your definition, we want to see the world through your lens.

We have over $5,000 in cash & prizes up for grabs and the top 5 images will be awarded! There are no limitations on photographic genre; you can submit a pristine mountain landscape, a cityscape, or wildlife. If you think it's a great shot, we want to see it. Submit your best shots between February 1st and May 1st, 2019.

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SPONSORS

YOU COULD WIN

A Tamron 2.8 G2 lens, a 20x30" Metal Print by Metalsprints.com, $2,000 cash and so much more!

contest prizes

Grand Prize

  • Total Value = $3,800
  • $2,000 Cash
  • Tamron 2.8 G2 Lens
  • 20x30" Metal Print by Metalprints.com
  • Topaz Labs AI Gigapixel
  • $200 Lens Pro To Go Credit

Second Prize

  • Total Value = $750
  • $500 Cash
  • 16x24" Metal Print by Metalprints.com
  • $100 Lens Pro To Go Credit

Third Prize

  • Total Value = $350
  • $250 Cash
  • 12x18" Metal Print by Metalprints.com
  • $50 Lens Pro To Go Credit

Fourth Prize

  • $150 Cash

Fifth Prize

  • $100 Cash

JUDGES

Max Rive

 

Max is one of landscape photography's most well known photographers. He is internationally recognized and has won several prestigious awards. Max is from the Netherlands.

Max's Website

John Weatherby

 

John is an award winning photographer based in Tampa, Florida. He is known for his dramatic cityscapes and dreamy landscape images. 

John's Website

ENTER CONTEST

DETAILS

ENTRY FEE

$10 Per Image

SUBMISSION PERIOD

February 1 - May 1

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Rules

  1. Images can be submitted from February 1st, 2019, at 12:00 a.m. ET, to May 1st, 2019 at 11:59 p.m. ET. OWIF may modify the contest entry period at its sole discretion.
  2. LensProToGo Gear Credits are only available for US-based rentals.
  3. No late submissions will be accepted.
  4. Contest is open to individuals over 18 years of age.
  5. Images submitted must be your own work.
  6. Images must be photographic in origin, meaning they were taken with a camera (DSLR, ILC, Cell Phone, etc.).
  7. No limitations on the age of images.
  8. Submitting an entry grants the Sponsors and their designees a license to use the entry and his/her name, city and state of residence for credit purposes in Sponsors’ online galleries.
  9. Post Processing:
    1. Post processing is allowed. 
    2. HDR images are allowed.
    3. Composite images, which add and/or remove elements that were not in the original scene, are not allowed.
    4. Minor cloning that doesn't affect or change major elements of the scene is allowed.
    5. Adjusting color, contrast, crop, removing dust or small imperfections, vignetting and similar adjustments are allowed. 
    6. If your image is selected as a winner, you may be required to provide the original RAW file(s). 
  10. Image format:
    1. Please submit .jpg files.
    2. Size images to 1,600px or greater on the longest edge.
    3. Images should be no larger than 2mb. 
    4. Do not watermark your images. 
  11. Entry fee is $10/image. There is no limit on the number of entries.
  12. By submitting an entry, you agree to the rules listed here and our terms & conditions. 
  13. Potential winners will be notified by e-mail between May 30, 2019, and June 30, 2019.