“My World” Photo Competition

PicHit.Me has announced a photography competition in collaboration with Microsoft and Shutterstock.

The photo contest runs under the theme “My World” and the prizes include a Microsoft Surface Pro 3 tablet, a Lumia 1520 smartphone, Shutterstock portfolio reviews, and much more.

There is a bonus cash prize of $200 for the five photographers that upload the most photos (being at least 25 photographs) that are correctly tagged and have the most overall likes. To participate follow the links in the press text below.

PicHit.Me, Microsoft & Shutterstock Photography Competition

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THEME | My World

We welcome all artist interpretations on the My World theme. All capture types and photographic processes are eligible to submit. To participate, the photographers would need to upload their entries to the http://www.pichit.me website under the “My World” Competition theme under this link: http://pichit.me/missions/my-world/ or to the “My World” mission in the PicHit.Me mobile app.

Prizes
1st Place – Gold Medal Photographer
Shutterstock portfolio review and potential to be a Shutterstock contributor

  • Microsoft Surface Pro 3
  • Microsoft Lumia 1520
  • Microsoft Treasure Tag
  • Coloud Headphones
  • Windows Store Gift Card
  • PicHit Premium subscription
  • Takeover the PicHit Instagram Account for a weekend
  • Featured on PicHit.me website front page
  • Shutterstock six month professional subscription

2nd Place – Silver Medal Photographer

  • Microsoft Lumia 830
  • Windows Store Gift Card
  • PicHit Premium subscription
  • Takeover the PicHit Instagram Account for a weekend
  • Shutterstock six month professional subscription

3rd Place – Bronze Medal Photographer

  • Microsoft Lumia 830
  • Windows Store Gift Card
  • PicHit Premium subscription
  • Takeover the PicHit Instagram Account for a weekend
  • Shutterstock three month professional subscription

Bonus Prize

  • There is a bonus cash prize of $200 for the FIVE photographers that upload the most photos (being at least 25 photographs) that are correctly tagged (the green tick appears on the photo) and have the most overall likes.

Additional Prize

  • A further 17 photographers that have uploaded 6 or more fully tagged photos and have an average of 30 likes per photo across their portfolio will receive a Windows Store Gift Card (provided they have not already won a higher valued prize).
  • All photographers that upload 12 or more tagged photos and have an average of 20 likes per photo across their portfolio will receive:
    • a full portfolio review, and
    • be promoted globally within the Microsoft Office suite as a PowerPoint Template.

Terms & Conditions

AWARDS | Winners
The ‘Gold Medal’ photograph will be chosen by the panel of professional judges from all images that have received more than 30 likes from the community. The ‘Silver Medal’ and ‘Bronze Medal’ placed runners-up will be chosen by the panel of professional judges from all images that have received more than 25 likes from the community. IMPORTANT DATES Contest Start Date: 18 May 2015 Final Submission Deadline: 30 June 2015 Judging Period: 1 July 2015 To 10 July 2015 Winners Announced: 14 July 2015 For more detailed Terms and Conditions, please click here.

ABOUT | PicHit
Founded in 2013 by photographers, PicHit is an eco-system that connects billions of people in need of photos with the billions of people with a camera. Please visit http://www.PicHit.me for more information and additional photo missions.