Authenticity 2.0 Photography Contest by Depositphotos

Authenticity 2.0 Photography Contest by Depositphotos

Deadline: August 31, 2020
Entry Fee: Free
Prizes: mirrorless cameras

This summer, Depositphotos is launching their first photography contest! The theme of the contest is Authenticity 2.0, which explores what authenticity means to photographers as they document candid moments in their everyday life. We’re looking to support independent professionals around the world in their artistic pursuits and can’t wait to see your submissions.

The contest will run on Instagram until the 31 of August. We ask that you fill out a form to confirm your participation and include the required tag and hashtag for up to 5 image submissions.

Do you already have a particular photo in mind? Share your vision of what authenticity is and get a chance to win a mirrorless camera. Whether you’re an amateur or a professional photographer, let’s celebrate candid moments in everyday life together.

Contest theme: Authenticity 2.0

We are looking to define authenticity through visuals of candid moments in everyday life. Participants explore the notion of authenticity through the eyes of a photographer, showcasing their own signature style or aesthetic. The contest has no categories, just a central theme that focuses on authentic photography.

Who can enter the contest

Independent photographers of all levels and areas of expertise (both professionals and amateurs) are welcome to participate in the Depositphotos contest. Participation in the competition is completely free.

The images you’re submitting can be taken with any device, both a camera and a smartphone.

How many photos can be submitted per entrant

One contest entrant can submit no more than 5 photos. The form includes 5 slots for 5 image uploads.

Judges of the Depositphotos contest

The five judges of the Depositphotos contest are international award-winning photographers.

  • Daro Sulakauri
  • Kate Kondratieva
  • Rosa Roth
  • Eldar Khamitov
  • Mikael Theimer

When and how the winners will be announced

For the duration of the contest, we will be selecting images from runner-ups and will post them on our Instagram feed. In September, the judging rounds will take place. The final winners will be announced on the contest Instagram account on October 1, 2020.

Depositphotos Contest Prizes

The prizes for the Depositphotos contest winners are three mirrorless cameras to invest into the future creative pursuits of photographers

  • 1st Place
    Canon EOS RP Full-Frame Mirrorless + RF24-105 mm Lens F4-7.1
  • 2nd Place
    Canon EOS M50 APS-C Mirrorless + EFM15-45 mm + EF-M 55-200 mm Lenses
  • 3rd Place
    Canon G9X MkII premium compact camera
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