Be Our Photographer of the Month


ACP'18: Greece Cory Hancock taking a selfie using the reflection of the device used to locate ships carrying refugees coming to Greece.
Bokeh Focus 2018 Exhibit photographer Cory Hancock in Greece taking a selfie of his reflection on the lens of the locator device used to find ships carrying refugees coming to Greece.

How to Be Our Photographer of the Month

Timeline:

Voting will open the 5th of each month – for the previous month’s winner at 9 a.m.ET and close at 5 p.m.ET. Winners of Photographer of the Month will be announced on the 15th of the following month.

How it works:

  • The competitors for Photographer of the Month will be chosen from the Photographer of the Week winners for that month.
  • All contestants’ photos will be available for viewing & voting under our @bokeh_focus Instagram highlight titled ‘Vote Here for Photographer of the Month’.**
  • Voting Process: Reactions and comments by our followers on the stories and highlights will be counted as votes for the best Photographer of the Month. Please – No more than two votes per Instagram user.
  • The Photographer of the Month winner’s photography will be posted on @bokeh_focus and in a Bokeh Focus website gallery AND have a special feature post and story about them on our Instagram AND have a feature story written about them on this website, BokehFocus.org!***

What you need to do:

HOW TO ENCOURAGE VOTING

  • Vote and tell your friends and family to vote for a winner.
  • Vote on @bokeh_focus Instagram under the highlight titled ‘Vote Here for Photographer of the Month.’**

TO BE FEATURED WHEN YOUR PHOTOS ARE SELECTED AS THE WINNER

  • Check your Instagram messages for a message from us on the 7th of the month.
  • If you are the winner or the first runner-up you will receive a link to our password-protected interview form.
  • Fill out the winner’s interview form no later than the 10th of the month so we can write a feature about you for our Instagram post and story AND our website, BokehFocus.org!****

Guidelines:

**You must be following us and tagging us to be entered to win. Additionally, all voters must be following us for their votes to be counted.

***Repost policy: Your content will be reviewed by site management and will not be reposted if deemed vulgar or obscene.

****If the winner does not respond in the required timeline, the first runner-up will be selected as the official winner.