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"Sunrise and Sunset" Photography Competition
Total awards: 5000 $
Join 12 $

Info & Rules

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Contest info


Hello, there is very interesting photography competition"Sunrise and Sunset". "Sunrise and Sunset Photography" is the theme for this month’s Motiv collective contest. Show us your best frames of a Sunrise or Sunset photography. Both the beginning and ending of each amazing day in our world provide some of the most magical, mystical and beautiful light. The golden hour or the blue light combined with magnificent skylines or majestic landscapes can produce some of the finest images a photographer will ever capture. Entries of participants will be judged on the basis of composition, creativity, technical ability, interpretation of the theme, originality. The judges decision will be final. And unsuccessful entrants will not be contacted. Cash awards up to 5000 USD for the top 3 photographers. First place receives an additional 400 US dollars in photography products and services. Works will be selected based on creativity, quality of execution and uniqueness of vision. The work can be expressed from realism to abstraction. Winning this contest, can give new opportunity’s and amazing cash awards to the participants. This can be really good start for everybody. Participate online in more international competitions like this, to develop your professional portfolio and win prizes.

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Start date

28 June 2017  -  7 August 2017







Cash Awards up to $5000 the Top Three Photographers

First Place also receives an additional $400 in photography products and services with:

- A free copy of ON1 Photo RAW
- A free copy of TOPAZ ADJUST
- A free 6-month Subscription to MyPhotoApp
- A free 20x24 Print on Foamboard from WHCC
- A free 16x24 Gallery Wrap Canvas from Miller's Professional Imaging
- A free Pixel Pocket Rocket™

General rules


General Submission Rules

Enter your submissions online via our entry form.
Entries must follow the competition theme.
All competitions are open to both amateur and professional artists.
Competitions are international.
Contestants must 18 years old to participate and shall not be on the staff of The Motif Collective or an immediate family member of the staff.
Image Files must be in JPG format.
Files may not exceed 1MB and should be appx 1200x900 in jpg format only.
No watermarks of any kind can be placed on the submissions.
Images must have been created by the entrant.
Please retain your original digital file as it may be required to prove authenticity.

Unacceptable Content

The Motif Collective reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to disqualify any entry:
That contains personally identifiable visual information about You or any other person.
That contains threatening, false, misleading, abusive, harassing, libelous, defamatory, vulgar, obscene, scandalous, inflammatory, pornographic or profane content.
That contains any material that could constitute or encourage conduct which would be considered a criminal offence, give rise to civil liability, or otherwise violate any law.
You agree to fully indemnify The Motif Collective and its sponsors in respect of all costs owing to any person or entity arising by reason of Your breaching any of the foregoing.

Copyright and Moral Rights

The Motif Collective respects Your rights and does not claim copyright for works You submit to this contest, You will retain full copyright in each entry. In addition your moral rights are respected and whenever your work is published by The Motif Collective You will be credited. Failure to publish a credit due to error or oversight shall not be deemed a breach of this condition.

Copyright and Permissions

By submitting works to this contest you confirm that for each work submitted:
You alone are the author of your work and that it is your original work.
You are the sole copyright holder.
You have not licensed any rights in the work that conflict with the usage rights required by The Motif Collective.
You have the permission of any persons in the work, or if they are under 16, the consent of their parent or guardian, to grant the usage rights required by The Motif Collective.
That it does not include trademarks, contract rights, or any other intellectual property rights of any other third person or entity.
That it does not contain names, likenesses, or other characteristics identifying celebrities or other public figures, living or dead.
You will be responsible for any claim made by any third party in respect of Your entry and to fully indemnify The Motif Collective and its sponsors in respect of all royalties, fees and any other monies owing to any person or entity by reason of Your breaching any of the foregoing.
The Motif Collective reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to disqualify any entry that does not comply with any of the above, even after the entry is submitted on the competition website.


Entries will be judged on the basis of creativity, composition, technical ability, originality, interpretation of the theme. The judges' decision is final and unsuccessful entrants will not be contacted. Feedback will not be provided except as noted on the specific Competition Submission form.
Each entrant will be judged based on the creative merit of the image submitted and three entries will be selected to become the winners.
Winners will be notified within 7 days of their award and prize by email. All prizes will be awarded to the person named on the entry. Winners and Shortlisted images will be published in the Motif Gallery.


Age restriction: 18 /

Available for citizens: Worldwide