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Contest info


Nightscape photography with/without filters is eligible to enter this photo contest.

"Nightscape" includes starscape, cityscape in the night, and landscape at night, etc.

Start date

6 December 2019  -  31 January 2020


6 December 2019  -  31 January 2020


1 February 2020  -  17 February 2020



Gold Prize : StarScape filter + 100mm Holder set + 100x150 Soft GND8Silver Prize : StarScape filter + Your favored size EXUS Lens Protect SOLIDBronze Prize : StarScape filterStarScape filter is so far limitedly available in Japanese market only, and also available in Japanese packaging only. The filter has a function to reduce light pollution generated by artificial lights.The available size: 58, 62, 67, 72, 77, 82mm
*Number of application are not limited. You can submit pictures as much as you would like if the pictures along with the contest theme.*E-mail will be sent to the Prize Winners.*The result will be published beginning of February on this web site, Marumi Facebook and Marumi Instagram.

General rules


*All entrants must agree to the following terms to enter this photo contest:-All submissions must be original photos taken by the entrant. They must not have been won prizes in other contests.-Pictures that are against contest theme, disrespectful, defamatory or that infringe on the rights of a third party will automatically be disqualified and removed without notice.-Photographic consent must be obtained from the people appearing in a photo.-Marumi Optical Co. Ltd., will not be responsible for any disputes that might arise. Issues must be resolved by the contest entrant.-Marumi Optical Co. Ltd., will not use any personal information outside of the contest.-All photos must be submitted in digital format only through this site.-Files must be submitted in JPEG format and above 8 megapixels in quality, less than 10MB in size.-Marumi Optical Co. Ltd., will not be responsible for any data damaged during the submission process.-Entrants retain the rights to their own work. However, by entering the contest, they give Marumi Optical Co. Ltd., the right to reproduce, display and publish their photographs, royalty-free.-Whether an entrant is chosen as a winner or not, their photos may be used for any purpose including, but not limited to, advertising and promotion of Marumi Optical Co. Ltd., and its website, social media and publications.-Marumi Optical Co. Ltd., may provide a translation on the photo title for advertisement, display purpose.-Marumi Optical Co. Ltd., will send messages to the prize winner to ask sending high resolution images before announcement of the contest winners. The winners will be disqualified in case they fail to return a message within the designated period after prize notification by e-mail. Regardless of the reason, Marumi Optical Co. Ltd., accept no responsibility for any problems associated with a failure in e-mail transmission.


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