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, 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!****
**You must be following us and tagging us to be entered to win. Additionally, all voters may 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.