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


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,!***

What you need to do:


  • 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.’**


  • 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,!****


**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.