Be Our Photographer of the Week


Ali Sardar, a featured photographer at our 2017 & 2018 Bokeh Focus Photo Exhibit & Fundraiser evenings, takes a soft-focus bokeh self-portrait using a tripod, camera & self-timer. Sardar was also the original photography curator for Bokeh Focus

How to Be Our Photographer of the Week

Timeline:

Submissions for the upcoming week begin every Friday at noon ET. All submissions are due by the following Tuesday before 9 p.m. ET. Voting will run from Friday at noon ET through Wednesday at noon ET. Winners will be announced each Friday for the previous week

How it works:

  • You tag us @bokeh_focus on your Instagram posts and/or stories to be entered.*
  • We repost your content on our Instagram stories.***
    • All contestants’ photos will be available for viewing & voting under our highlight titled ‘Vote Here for Photographer of the Week’.**
  • Voting Process: Reactions and comments by our followers on the stories and highlights will be counted as votes for the best Photographer of the Week. Please – No more than two votes per Instagram user.
  • The winner will be contacted and have a special feature posted about them in an Instagram post and story.***

What you need to do:

TO SUBMIT YOUR PHOTOS FOR VOTING

  • Post on your Instagram feed or story & tag us @bokeh_focus (remember the underscore!)
  • Vote and tell your friends and family to vote for a winner each week. Voting can be found under the highlight titled ‘Vote Here for Photographer of the Week’.**

TO BE FEATURED WHEN YOU ARE SELECTED AS THE WINNER

  • Check your Instagram messages for a message from us by 9 p.m.ET each Wednesday.
  • If you are the winner or the first runner-up you will receive a link to our password-protected interview form.
  • Fill out the winners’ interview form no later than 9 p.m.ET on Thursday so we can write a feature about you for our Instagram post and story.****

Guidelines:

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

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

***Repost policy: Your content will be reviewed by site administrators 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.