UK photographers have been urged to enter 'Spirit of the Games', an online photography competition organised by Sigma Imaging UK.

Organisers state: ‘The Spirit of the Games is not just about capturing some great action shots of the Olympics. We want to see what the Games means to you – the crowds, atmosphere, athletes and celebrations.’

The winner, chosen by judges, will receive a Sigma SD1 Merrill and Sigma 17-50mm f/2.8 EX DC OS HSM lens kit.

While, the photographer who earns the most ‘likes’ on Facebook will bag a Sigma DP2 Merrill.

Photographers can enter up to five images and the closing date for entries is 31 August.

Rules say that photographers will retain copyright and that entries may only be used for publicity, in connection with the competition.

For full details click HERE

  • Darren Varney

    Spirit of the Olympics in Britain?

    Is it the blank shot of the football from Wembley (no “professional” cameras allowed) or the angry Mayor with torch bearer?

    So wrong!!!

  • Graeme Stewart

    It would be a great competiion if the entry form actually worked.

  • Mat Horlock

    Surprised that Locog haven’t jumped all over this one. Apart from taking pictures of crowds, the lenses capable of taking such pictures are effectively banned from the Olympic stadia.
    Also, having read relatively poor reviews of the SD1, would people really want it?

  • ian campbell

    Hmm, long lines and police patdowns?

  • Jorge

    Do G4S guards know about this? haha…