A great portrait has the power to tell a story and captivate the viewer. Some of the most famous photos and painting in history are portraits. We are looking for candid and engaging portraits. Think about the story the you are trying to tell and pay attention to the background and surroundings. Environmental portraits are also acceptable. We want to see interesting faces that are focused and lit well.
Prizes for the winners in the expert judged and crowd vote include a one-to-one workshop and Lightroom preset pack.
1st prize for expert judge's winner – one to one half-day Portrait workshop session (4 hours) with professional photographer Ines Banks based at our studio in Maidenhead, Berkshire. Also, a copy of our Essential Travel Photography Lightroom Preset pack worth £49
1st prize in the crowd vote – £25 off voucher for any workshop or photo tour + a copy of our Essential Travel Photography Lightroom Preset pack worth £49
Prize Details: The aim of the portrait photography workshop Is to help improve your photography. Our expert will guide and advise you on areas you might be weak on. The session will be held either in our studio or outdoors (weather permitting).
*Ts&Cs - Prize is non-transferable and the workshop session must be used by 1st April 2020. The session is at based at our studio in Maidenhead and will be booked based on availability of both the instructor and student. The duration of the session is 4 hours. There is no alternative prize if you cannot get to the workshop.
Every photo submitted will be available for the crowd to rate once the submissions period has ended. You can see all the images uploaded to a contest, but will need to rate them to see how they’re ranked once the rating period begins.
Some contests on Photocrowd also have a judge. After the submission period closes the judge chooses their favourite images and writes some image reviews. The crowd and judge results will be announced on the same day.
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