We're launching our first ever Facebook Photo of the Month competition with the opportunity to win an Olloclip iPhone lens and other prizes.

The winner of the Facebook Photo of the Month competition for May is Marta Marques!

Here is Marta’s image:

This was the competition format:

In order to recognise the great photography of our

readers, we’re launching our first ever Photo of the Month competition with the

opportunity to win an Olloclip iPhone lens, and have your photo

featured in Amateur Photographer magazine and on our website.

During May 2013 we want you to submit the best image you’ve

photographed that month. The images will go onto our Amateur Photographer Facebook

gallery here

The top ten images with the most ‘likes’ will then be put

forward to our Amateur Photographer team who will decide the overall winner.

See below for further information on how to enter and terms and conditions of

the competition. Good luck!

For further information on Olloclips click here: http://www.olloclip.com/

How to enter

You can submit your Photo of the Month image in one of

the following ways:

Competition format

Submit your photos to us (one photo per entry, by using the ‘How to enter’ options

above) by May 31st, 00:00, after which time we allow a further 2

weeks for people to ‘like’ their favourites before judging the top 10.

Terms and


1. Photos sent in for submission must be a minimum of

800px and suitable for our Facebook page.

2. Entrants photographs will be grouped together in our

‘Photo of the Month: May’ album on Facebook. Amateur Photographer readers will

then be able to vote on which image is their favourite by ‘liking’ their

favourite photos.

3. The top ten photographs with the most amount of likes

will then be put forward to the Amateur Photographer team, who will then decide

the overall winner.

4. If you win we will contact you for a high-resolution

image, which will be used for the magazine. If you are unable to send a

high-res image within 7 days of asking, we will have to give the prize to

another contestant.

5. Photos submitted must be your own work, must not be

copied, must not contain any third-party materials and/or content that you do

not have permission to use and must not otherwise be obscene, defamatory or in

breach of any applicable legislation or regulations. If IPC has reason to

believe your entry is not your own work or otherwise breaches this rule, your

photos will NOT be considered.

6. Copyright of all entries remains with the

photographer, but IPC reserves the right to use, publish and republish entries

in connection with the competition, without payment. By entering this

competition you grant permission to IPC to reproduce your photos in electronic format

and hard copy, in IPC’s Amateur Photographer magazine and on IPC’s websites and

social media should they be selected to promote the competition.

7. You grant IPC the right to use your name and town or

city of residence for the sole purpose of identifying you as the author of your

photos and/or as a winner or runner-up of the competition.

8. By submitting photos you are accepting these rules.

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IPC competition rules apply. Competition details form part of these terms and

conditions. Entry is open to residents of the UK and Republic of Ireland only,

except employees (and their families) of IPC Media, its printers and agents,

the suppliers of the prizes and any other companies associated with the

competition. The winner(s) must be aged 18 or over. Proof of identity and age

may be required. Use of a false name or address will result in



entries must be made directly by the person entering the competition. Entries

made online using methods generated by a script, macro or the use of automated

devices will be void. The prizes are as stated, are not transferable to another

individual and no cash or other alternatives will be offered. Winners are

responsible for expenses and arrangements not specifically included in the

prizes, including any necessary travel documents, passports and visas.


are subject to availability and the prize suppliers’ terms and conditions. The

promoters reserve the right to amend or alter the terms of competitions and

reject entries from entrants not entering into the spirit of the competition.

The winner agrees to the use of his or her name, photograph and disclosure of

county of residence and will co-operate with any other reasonable requests by

IPC relating to any post-winning publicity. The winners will be chosen from all

entries received by the closing date stated within the promotional material.

Winners will be confirmed via email. Reasonable efforts will be made to contact

a winner.


to respond and/or provide an address for delivery within seven days of email

sent, or failure to meet the eligibility requirements may result in forfeiture

of the prize. If they cannot be contacted within seven days, or are unable

comply with these terms and conditions, the Promoter reserves the right to

offer the prize to the next eligible entrant chosen. Where applicable, the

decision of the judge is final based on the criteria set out in the promotion

and no correspondence will be entered into over this decision. Competitions may

be modified or withdrawn at any time.