Digital Photographer of the Year Awards 2010


Digital Photographer magazine has launched its Digital Photographer of the Year Awards for 2010.  Sponsored in part by Samsung, Digital Photographer will be giving away a Samsung NX10, 3 lenses and a flash kit to the overall winner, while six category winners will receive a Samsung EX1 (aka TL500) camera.

You can get the full details over at,

Lensbaby / Kubota Photo Contest

First up, Lensbaby and Kubota have teamed up to create a Kubota Creative Tools Pak specifically for Lensbaby images.  And, as a result of this new partnership, Lensbaby is launching a photo contest aimed at rewarding the best use of Lensbaby Optics.

Big Lensbaby and Kubota prizes are being offered to the winners.  The contest ends August 6, 2010.  You can enter here.

Full details below. [Read more...]

Canon Photography in the Parks Contest

Canon Photography in the Parks

Canon has announced the 2010 edition of its annual Photography in the Parks photo contest.  This year, contestants will have the opportunity to win a number of prizes including the Canon 5D Mark II and EF 24-105mm f/4L lens, Canon 7D, Rebel T2i or PowerShot G11.

Full details about the contest can be found in Canon’s Digital Learning Center.

The complete announcement is also included below. [Read more...]

WiebeTech Photo Contest Can Win You Some Serious Storage Solutions

ToughTech Secure mini-Q

WiebeTech, maker of all sorts of storage solutions, is hosting a photo contest that gives photographers a chance to win one of four ToughTech Secure mini-Q with AES Encryption Key HD enclosure.  Additionally, one grand prize winner will receive the big RTX400-QR RAID 5 portable enclosure that holds up to four 2TB hard drives. [Read more...]

Tamron Announces First Photo Contest of Its 2010 Dusk Till Dawn Series

Tamron Dusk Till Dawn

This year, Tamron is holding four photo contests centered around the Dusk till Dawn theme.  Today, Tamron announced the first contest with entries due March 31, 2010, which gives contestants the chance to win their choice of one of the following four lenses:

Tamron SP AF60mm F2 Di-II 1:1 Macro

Tamron SP AF10-24mm F/3.5-4.5 Di-II

Tamron SP AF17-50mm F/2.8 Di-II VC

Tamron AF18-270mm F/3.5-6.3 Di-II VC

You can enter on Tamron’s website.

More details in the press release below. [Read more...]

Seagate/O’Neill Photo Contest Finalists

The 10 finalists in the Seagate/O’Neill photo contest are displayed below in no particular order.  It’s in the hands of our judges, Rich Legg of LeggNet’s Digital Capture and Nicole Young of Nicolesy Photography, to collaborate and come up with the top 3 images.

We’ll have an announcement later in January for the winning photos. [Read more...]

Bing Photo Contest

Bing Photo Contest

Microsoft is holding a Bing photo contest, which gives the winner some exposure by hosting their image on Bing’s homepage on January 6.

To enter, you need to be a fan of Bing’s Facebook page – you’ll submit your images via Facebook.  Deadline for entries is December 13.

You can enter here.

Read the fine print though:

Image Ownership

All digital images must be original work. Participants retain ownership rights to their photos. You must have taken the photograph yourself, and submitted photos cannot violate the privacy or intellectual property rights of any person or entity. This shall include, but not be limited to, all third party copyrighted materials.

By submitting your photograph you grant Microsoft Corporation and its affiliates (collectively, “Microsoft”) an unlimited, irrevocable, worldwide, royalty-free, perpetual, nonexclusive right and license to use, reproduce, publish, modify, perform and display the image and any hot spots on the webpage or any replacement or successor to such web page, any sub domains, any international versions of, and in any marketing or advertising of any kind related thereto, in any medium now known or later developed.

Microsoft will not pay you any compensation for your photograph or any use we may make of it. Microsoft is not obligated to use your photograph and we may not notify you if we do not use it. By submitting your photograph you agree and represent to Microsoft that you are the photographer and the sole copyright owner of the photograph.