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John Kent Hill

Randy Corbet

Martin Andreasson

Action & Adventure

Voting closed on 2015-06-01

Where is the wildest place you've ever dared bring your camera? Be it high in the mountains, in the depths of the ocean, jumping out of a plane, hanging ten, or maybe just photographing someone else doing these things, we want to see it! Enter your two most action-packed, adventurous shots for a chance to win a GoPro or a Manfrotto backpack!


Lynne Mass

Mircea Tiron-Tudor

MASSIMO ALBERTO BONELLI

Color Photography

Voting closed on 2015-04-30

This month's contest theme is "color" -- however color inspires your photography, please share two of your favorite, most colorful shots!


Dimitris Vasiliou

Marisol Ortega

Branko Bencin

In the Kitchen: Food Photography

Voting closed on 2015-03-31

There are so many photo ops in a place most of us spend quite a bit of time in every day: our kitchens. From close-up detail shots, the raw ingredients, and documenting the action of cooking to the final plated dish and scenes of the kitchen itself, there is much to capture when it comes to food photography. Please share your 2 best food photography images.


Holger Stelljes

Bachir Taouti

nebojsa tasic

Whimsical

Voting closed on 2015-03-01

Fanciful, playful, amusing…this month's theme is "Whimsical." Submit your 2 favorite photos that embody this idea for a chance to win a WD My Passport Wireless!


Łukasz Sulka

Didier Lamy

Madeleine B.

Nadine Ohara Second Annual Best of Wedding 2014 Photo Contest

Voting closed on 2015-02-16

In 2013 the photo.net community lost an incredible moderator, Nadine Ohara. In her honor, please submit your very best wedding photograph taken in 2014. For each photo submitted, photo.net will donate $1 to The Magic Hour Foundation. This contest is open to all members.


Detlef Saake

Mircea Tiron-Tudor

Cherene Kelly

Symmetry

Voting closed on 2015-01-31

As we begin a new year, often with resolutions and seeking harmonious balance, let us look to our photography for inspiration. This month please enter our Symmetry Photo Contest!


Jim Obee

Philip Carlo Jorgensen

Bandana Man

Night

Voting closed on 2014-12-31

With shorter and shorter days, and longer and longer nights, we have the perfect opportunity to capture some nighttime moments. Please pick your 2 favorite NIGHT photographs to submit for the chance to win gorgeous prints from WhiteWall.


Janegbert Schouwman

Maurizio Guarino

tim hayes

Home

Voting closed on 2014-11-30

As we all head indoors with the cooling weather setting in this month, and to celebrate the homecomings of the season, we invite you to submit your 2 favorite photos that represent "Home" for you.


Sabin Flutur

Danny Marcantel

Maurizio Moro

Creatures

Voting closed on 2014-10-31

Submit your 2 favorite photos of "Creatures." Big or small, terrifying or cute, please share them for a chance to win a lens from Sigma!


Stanislav Khatsevich

Guillermo Lobera Temes

Liao Jannan

The Story Behind the Photo

Voting closed on 2014-09-30

This month we're inviting you to share your best photos that tell a story. Make us laugh, make us cry, make us smile, make us awestruck - inspire us with your photos and stories!


John Kent Hill

Carol Commins

Yana Vaslozhila

Mobile Photography

Voting closed on 2014-08-31

Share your best on-the-go photography taken with your mobile device for a chance to win awesome photo accessories for your phone!


Irina Triasugina

Leon Desrocher

Borut Jurjovec

Travel & Adventure

Voting closed on 2014-07-31

Sunny beaches, mountain cliffs, underwater dives, the open road, exotic wildlife, city lights...if it is an adventure for you, please share it here in the Travel & Adventure Photo Contest!


John Hill

Pedro Nogueira

Giuseppe di Pietrantonio

Hero

Voting closed on 2014-06-30

In the spirit of Father's Day 2014 (June 15th), include two of your favorite photos that represent Hero. This theme is not limited to photos of fathers, however! There are all kinds of representations of "hero" in our lives. Be creative! A hero can come in all shapes and sizes, from an older sibling or parent to a brave soldier or being faced with adversity.


Madeleine B.

harry tsappas

patrick coombes

Emotion

Voting closed on 2014-05-31

In the spirit of Mother's Day 2014 (May 11th), include of your favorite photos that represent Emotion, though your do not have to be representative of mothers of course. Such emotions could be the romance between a bride and groom, a look between friends, or the love between a pet and their human, just to name a few.


Ilka B

Deanna B

Saad Salem

Earth

Voting closed on 2014-04-30

Submit your two favorite photos that represent our amazing "Earth" which could be your favorite tree or garden, curious wildlife, a roaring river, a humbling mountain, etc. The sky is the limit (no pun intended).


Maurizio Moro

John Campi

Anthony Burkhart

Structure Photo Contest

Voting closed on 2014-03-31

Submit your two favorite photos that represent "structure," which could be interior photography, exterior photography, architectural photography, or open to interpretation.


Ilka B

Thomas Helinski

David D O`Brien

Style Photo Contest

Voting closed on 2014-02-28

Submit your two favorite photos that represent "style." Perhaps they feature fashion. Or maybe portraiture highlighting makeup or hair, food styling, or even interior style.


Michael Minnig

Branko Bencin

Václav Lála

Nadine Ohara Annual Best of 2013 Wedding Photo Contest

Voting closed on 2014-02-07

This past year, the photo.net community lost an incredible moderator, Nadine Ohara. Submit your very best wedding photograph taken in 2013. For each photo submitted, photo.net will donate $1 to a very special charity. This contest is open to all members.


Robert Mortenson

Kathy B.

Tm J

Performance Photo Contest

Voting closed on 2014-01-31

Submit your two favorite performance photos (such as a concert photo or a dance performance photo) for a chance to win some great prizes!


scott donnellan

Guillermo Lobera Temes

Dan Bailey

Happy Holidays Photo Contest

Voting closed on 2013-12-31

Include your two favorite holiday photos (ranging from winter landscapes to holiday light bokeh and gorgeous holiday food) for a chance to win a Tamron Lens, an Eyeist review, and more.


Jason Dennison

Tiffany Brook

Doug Novak

Family Photo Contest

Voting closed on 2013-11-30

Include your two favorite family photographs for a chance to win a Tamron Lens or some very snazzy business cards!


Doris Dumrauf

Alain Jacques RIO

Dave Edwards

Wildlife

Voting closed on 2013-11-01

Include your two favorite wildlife photographs for a chance to win a Tamron Lens, a Western Digital Passport, a Lexar SDXC card, or some very snazzy business cards!


Rick Dohme

Dustin Bise

Daniel Maye

Sports

Voting closed on 2013-10-01

Speed, weather, lighting, predicting...so many things to consider when shooting sports. Submit your favorite two photos to the September "Sports" contest.


Frederick Dunn

Scott Tyrrell

Soeren Engelbrecht

Children & Babies

Voting closed on 2013-09-01

Did you know August delivers the most babies into the world? Share your favorite two photographs of children, from newborn babies and up.


Robert Brusca

Edd Merkle

Sacha De Carlo

Flowers

Voting closed on 2013-08-01

How does nature create such beautiful, perfect, magical living things? Submit your favorite two flower photos in the July "Flowers" contest.


Helen Rattray

Rebecca Davison

Steven Seelig

wedding still life

Voting closed on 2013-07-01

Wedding season is upon us. Share your favorite two photos in the June Wedding Still Life contest. Your submission could be anything from wedding day OTHER than portraiture.


C. R. Ultra

José Manuel CRuz

Gail Harmer

monochrome

Voting closed on 2013-06-03

Share your favorite two photos in the May Monochrome contest. It could be anything from a portrait to a view of the sea.


Doug Novak

Alireza Nadafy

Koushik Ray

Earth Day

Voting closed on 2013-05-01

What a beautiful home we have here on Earth! Let's celebrate all of her beauty this month in honor of Earth Day 2013, which takes place on April 22nd. The theme is open for interpretation. It could be a tree, a flower, a creature in the wild, a green landscape, a river, an ocean, a blue sky, a garden harvest, or any little gift to you from the Earth that you've been able to capture on camera.


H Kroggins

Alberto Pendini

Scott Tyrrell

Getaway

Voting closed on 2013-04-01

Share your favorite two photos in the March Getaway contest, whether it may be a mountain retreat, an exotic beach, camping by a river, or any of the other places you like to get away to.


Justin Benson

Avinash Kumar Srivastav

rJ hOrN

Food and Wine

Voting closed on 2013-02-28

Capturing an artistic, technically sound photograph of food or drink is all in the details, such as props, styling, and lighting of course.

Submit an image to the February "Food and Wine" contest.


Ali Rezaeian

Jim Hoffman

Parthasarathi Chakrabarti

Macro Moments

Voting closed on 2013-01-29

Some of the most amazing sights in the world are so small that we miss them every day. Macro photography is all about catching these moments and sharing them with the world.

Submit a macro image to the "Macro Moments" contest.


Halil DURMAZ

Aleksander Nordaas

Maria Bostenaru

Holiday Colors

Voting closed on 2013-01-11

From Christmas to Hanukkah to the Winter Solstice and every other celebration, the holidays are joyous colorful times that bring family and friends together.

Submit a photo that best illustrates the "Holiday Colors" in your life.


Jenny Catron

Eric Scott

Matt Laur

Wedding Emotions

Voting closed on 2012-11-19

Bride, groom, witness or participant, weddings are joyous events that bring out many beautiful emotions from those who are involved.

Submit a photo that best illustrates the power of "Wedding Emotions".


Nauman Shaukat

Andrew Piotrowski

Janis OKelley

Children at Play

Voting closed on 2012-10-15

For our inaugural Photo.net contest, I thought that we should stick to a subject that almost all of us have encountered before (and could easily do so again): Children at Play.

Submit a photo that you feel best shows the exuberance, humor, and joy of children playing.