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Deadline: Sep 15, 2017
Winner is: Voted
Entry: Free Entry

Amateur Photographer of the Year Competition
Explore Washington State Photo Contest

Explore Washington State Photo Contest

Contest starts August 14th, 2017 and runs through September 15th, 2017.

You can vote for a photo once per day.

Photos must be original and be of a location inside Washington State.

The winner will be the person who submitted the photo that gets the most votes. (Share the link to your photo with your friends to increase your votes!)

A winner will be notified via email within 7 days of the contest ending.

You can upload up to 3 photos.

The grand prize will be one FREE in-person Photo Class with master photographer Bruce Hudson ($125 value) AND a LowePro Flipside 300 Camera Backpack. (Only one grand prize, winner will receive BOTH items)

BONUS: The people who submit the top 3 photos will also receive 100 free glossy postcards with their photo printed on the front.

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Contest Prize & TERMS

PRIZE DETAILS: Grand Prize contains BOTH of the following items

1) Free Class With MASTER PHOTOGRAPHER Bruce Hudson ($125.00 value):

Bruce Hudson Photo Class Gift CertificateWith over 1200 weddings under his belt and tens of thousands of family and high school senior portraits adorning the walls of happy clients all over the country, Bruce has been and continues to be the favorite photographer for many northwest families around the region. He is also routinely called upon to photograph clients all over the world, with sessions taking him to Tokyo, Japan, all over the United States, Hawaii, and the Caribbean.
In 1990 Bruce received the degree of Master Photographer from the Professional Photographers of America (PPA) and is one of only 40 active members in the prestigious Cameracraftsmen of America organization. He also earned the degree of Craftsman photographer from PPA, which makes him one of only a handful of Master Craftsman photographers in the state of Washington. As a much sought after speaker and educator to the professional photography world, Bruce has spoken on behalf of Fuji Film USA as well as other industry leading vendors in 49 states, Canada, New Zealand, and Puerto Rico. Bruce also received the lifetime achievement award in 1996 from the Wedding and Portrait Photographers International organization and the PPA National Award in 2000. His more recent accolade was received in 2012 as we won the prestigious Helen Yancy Award at the PPA convention in New Orleans! This award is only given out every few years to individuals that have dedicated their life to the education of photography!
See here to view more about Bruce Hudson and your choice of photography classes.
2) LowePro FLIPSIDE 300 Backpack ($119.95 value):

The Flipside 300 is a compact, lightweight outdoor camera backpack with body-side access, extra storage for accessories and personal items, plus the ability to carry a tripod.
Body-side access provides easy access to gear and extra security while wearing
Adjustable and padded camera compartment for easy customization of gear
Front storage panel for extra accessories and small personal items
Removable accessory pouch for neat organization of extras
Hideaway Tripod Mount™ secures a tripod to the pack
Silent zipper pulls provide quiet access around film crews or wildlife
Removable waistbelt and adjustable sternum strap help distribute weight evenly
Mesh side pocket offers quick-grab storage for water bottle or other item
SlipLock™ attachment loops expand carrying capacity Not eligible to enter? - Find contest where you are.

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That being said, it is in our best interest to credit the photographer when sharing their work. We want more visibility, not less, so we plan on using these photos to increase visibility for the original photographer by tagging the author. We may not give full attribution if it exists in a compilation of work (i.e. a website banner) but do intend to credit the original photographer in almost all situations.

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