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


10th of each month: Voting opens — for the previous month’s submissions in the “Vote Here” highlight — at 12 a.m.ET and closes on the 15th at 11:59 p.m.ET.

27th of each month: Winners of Photographer of the Month — for the previous month — will be announced on @Bokeh_Focus and

How it works

You tag us @bokeh_focus on your Instagram posts and/or stories to be entered _ remember the underscore.1

You can submit as many pictures as you would like throughout the month!

All tagged photos will be available for viewing & voting under our @bokeh_focus Instagram highlight titled “Vote Here.”2

Voting Process: Each swipe by our followers on the stories and highlights counts as one vote for the Photographer of the Month winners.3

First-place winner for Photographer of the Month’s photography will be featured:

on @bokeh_focus Instagram with a post and a story.

on our website with a gallery of their work and an interview on!

Second and third-place winners will be featured in an Instagram story and post.

Winners will be contacted by the Bokeh Focus photography editor.4

What you need to do


Vote and tell your friends and family to follow us and vote for a winner.3

Vote on @bokeh_focus Instagram under the highlight titled “Vote Here”


On the 16th of the month check your Instagram messages for a message from us!

If you are the first-place or second-place winner you will receive a link and a password to our photographer interview form.

Fill out the interview form no later than the 20th of the month so we can write a feature story about you for our Instagram post and story AND publish your interview on our website,!4


1 You must be following us and tagging us to be entered to win.

2 All photos tagged during the previous month are in the “Vote Here” highlight.

3 All voters must be following us for their votes to be counted.

4 If any winner does not respond in the required timeline, the next runner-up will be selected for their award.

Repost policy: Your photos will be reviewed by the Bokeh Focus editor. They will not be reposted for voting if deemed hateful, vulgar, or obscene.