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ravishankar sharma

Marta Eva LLamera

Wildlife Contest

Voting closed on 2016-06-30

Announcing the Photo.net Wildlife Photography Contest! Do you have wildlife photography shots in your portfolio? If so share them with us in our wildlife photography contest!


Laurent J. Frigault

Carolyn D ( Santa Fe)

David D O`Brien

Portrait Contest

Voting closed on 2016-04-30

Announcing our Portrait Photography Contest! Share the portraits that you are most proud of and enter to win a Tamron SP 85mm F/1.8 Di VC valued at $749 USD.


John Hill

Giangiorgio Crisponi

Richard Lassiter

Macro Photography

Voting closed on 2016-03-15

Macro Photography fans welcome! Enter up to 5 Macro photos you are most proud of for a chance at winning a Tamron SP 90mm F/2.8 Di VC USD lens


J. Harrington USA (Massachusetts)

Greg Pichnej

Maria Deysi Rivero

Capturing December

Voting closed on 2015-12-31

This month photo.net invites you to enter two photos you feel as though capture the essence of December! Prizes include your choice of a Tamron SP 35mm f/1.8 Di VC USD Lens OR a Tamron SP 45mm f/1.8 Di VC USD valued at $599 USD. A second winner will receive a Lexar Professional 2000x SDHC/SDXC UHS-II 64GB. This memory card captures high-quality images (and lots of them with 64 GB)! This is the season of giving, so we may add more prizes, so stay tuned!


Chris Panagiotidis

Jesse Thorne

Edward Horn

Portrait Photography

Voting closed on 2015-11-30

This month photo.net invites you to enter 2 of your best portrait shots for a chance to win a 50mm 1.4 prime lens from Sigma!


Charles Scott

Dave Block

Anuj Sampat

Silhouettes & Shadows

Voting closed on 2015-11-01

This month photo.net invites you to enter 2 of your best shots showing silhouettes and/or shadows. Have fun!


Eystein Matheussen

Jon Hyde

Andrea Taschin

Minimalism

Voting closed on 2015-09-30

This month photo.net invites you to enter 2 of your best shots that exemplify minimalism.


Frederick Dunn

Mário Azevedo

Barry Fisher

Water Photography

Voting closed on 2015-08-31

As we enter the month of August, a time when many of us head to the ocean, lakes, and rivers to find relief from the heat, keep your eyes open for interesting, creative shots of water. Enter your 2 best images for a chance to win great prizes from Lensbaby!


Roger McBee

shelley tuttle

Fred Jacobs

Eyes

Voting closed on 2015-07-31

As the famous saying goes, "The eyes are the window to your soul." This month please submit your 2 best photos that capture eyes.


Anthony Burkhart

Ricardo Girão

MICHAEL D DAVIS

Landscape Photography

Voting closed on 2015-06-30

This month we celebrate the great outdoors and the approach of summer with our contest theme Landscape Photography! Enter your 2 best images for a chance to win great prizes!


Nolan Hulsey

Marta Eva LLamera

Sam Bal

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!


Landrum Kelly

Marie DeSpirito

Mark Balcom-Wolf

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!


Joze Stucin

Frederick Dunn

James Markus

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.


Radu Carp

Line Martel

Timo Hartikainen

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!


thomas kim

ML M

Martin Dygut

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.


Michael Bille

K. D. Warbis

Greg Pichnej

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!


Mircea Tiron-Tudor

Phil Barnes

tony brandstetter

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.


Jim Downs

Maurizio Guarino

Maurizio Moro

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.


henri njuma

Branko Bencin

Frank DiMaio

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!


Michael Sulka

Mircea Tiron-Tudor

Ilka B

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!


Jim Obee

John Kent Hill

henri njuma

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!


Maurizio Guarino

K. D. Warbis

Aivar Pärtel

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!


Laurent J. Frigault

Holly Cruz

Leon Desrocher

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.


Gianni Spini

Allan Wafkowski

Nelson Landry

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.


Andre Torres

Kip Miller

Antonio Giusti

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).


Willis Smith

Bhaskar Mukherjee

Kartik Pashupati

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.


Rita Nicholson

David Meiner

Len Marriott

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.


John Riherd

Elise Jones

Paul Murphy

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.


Cherene Kelly

milton zemarkowitz

Alf Bailey

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!


Giovanni Cantone

Mark Keefer

Jerry Litynski

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.


Andrey Vahrushew

Don Harper

Ty Hepler

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!


Jeff Stanley

Ian Stevens

Robert Melone

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!


Nelson Landry

Donna Pallotta

Carolyn D ( Santa Fe)

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.


ANDRIANTIANA Jocelyn

AJ Bart

Edward Horn

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.


Eystein Matheussen

Eystein Matheussen

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.


henri njuma

Chuck C (Columbus, OH)

Guillermo Lobera Temes

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

Alexis Shannon Mendoza

Robert Chura

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.


James Markus

Vladimir Romero Ruelas

Christer Berg

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.


Card Photo

Josh Wanklyn

Mika Ratilainen

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.


Krister Laitinen

Marius Romila

Andrew Gosden

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.


Jennier Solano

Mark Mobley

Radu Carp

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.


Mike Marcotte

K. D. Warbis

Timothy Fuss

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.


Mike Marcotte

Marty Schoo

Harry Joseph

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".


gordon mckeown

Tudor Ciobanu

Alex Elias

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.