Photography Competition and a Chance to Win Cash Prize of $700 from ViewBug

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ViewBug invites all amateur and professional photographers from around the world to share their creative photos of everyday lifestyle, food, architecture and interiors in the 2019 Photography Competition. ViewBug will also provide a commercial license. The photographer retains his/her own copyright.

Accepted images must have:

  • high aesthetic value.
  • great compositions.
  • technical quality.
  • original content.

General Rules:

In order for your images to enter the contest, you must pass the commercial licensing stage. How to obtain a commercial license:

  1. You have to agree to the terms of the Contributor Licensing Agreement.
  2. You have to upload photos to the ViewBug community with all the necessary documents.
  3. Photos must pass a content review.
  4. There is no borders or personalized watermarks on the photos.

Note: Make sure to provide relevant keywords so that your photos can be easily discovered on various platforms.

Benefits of obtaining a commercial license:

Photographer can sell his commercial images license where the images are used in different commercial ways such as:

  • Advertising on print or media.
  • Website or social media.
  • Marketing, brochures or promotional materials.
  • Product packaging, film, TV, books.

Reasons for photo rejection:

There are many reasons to reject some images. Below are the most common reasons:

  1. Pixelated images, digital noise, dust or spots, excessive HDR.
  2. Watermarks, logos, signatures or borders are not allowed.
  3. Copyright issues such as visible brands, logos, sporting goods, buildings, gadgets.
  4. Photos of people or private places that can be identified may be accepted provided that all parties agree to the terms of commercial licensing.
  5. Photos of museums, concerts, sports, or any other kind of events or places that charge a fee for attendance. (the official website of the building or venue must be confirmed that there are no restrictions on photography).


  • Grand Jury Winner:
    • Leica Instant Camera
    • 300 Reward Points
  • Amateur Winner
    • $139 ViewBug Gift Card
    • 350 Reward Points
    • Blog Feature
  • People's Choice
    • $100 Amazon Gift Card
    • 300 Reward Points

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Country of residence
Any Country
Both gender

Opportunity Information

Opportunity Targeting
Anyone Interested
Full funding
Opportunity Coverage
Participation fees, Other
Opportunity will take place in
Required Documents
Sample of your work

Educational Conditions

Required Specialties
All Specialties
Educational Level
No Education Level is Required
Required Languages
No Language Required
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