The LongShot Photography Contest Rules

LSP Contest Rules

Please note that we reserve the right to revise or add to these rules as necessary, with or without notification. Please check back often.

1. Submissions

When submitting a photo to the LongShot Photography Contest:

2. Photo Editing Rules

Photo editing shall be limited to the following:

Any other effects that use camera techniques or settings on the camera (at the time the picture is taken) are acceptable with the exception of HDR.

Photos that are edited outside of these rules may be declined for entry into the contest.

3. Voting

You may only vote ONE time on each photo. If it is discovered that you have cheated and voted multiple times on any photos your account will be terminated permanently.

4. Consent & Permissions

Upon submission, members give consent to allow their photographs to be redistributed, reproduced, or displayed in any way the administrative staff at The Longshot Photography Contest chooses.

If we deem a member to be in violation of the rules and/or disruptive to the contest and/or its members, we reserve the right to revoke membership. We further reserve the right to remove a member for any reason, with or without notice.

Only amateur photographers may submit their pictures. We encourage professional photographers to give comments, advice, and tips to amateur photographers; however this is a contest for AMATEURS ONLY. Professional photographers, please be considerate of amateurs and do not post your work here.

If you are concerned with your status with this contest, please feel free to contact Jenn Dehert at and discuss your standing. She will gladly help you to decide on your status. Not everyone who sells pictures will be considered 'professional' for the purposes of our contest.

Please do not submit photographs that are otherwise up for sale, or that have been sold in any context.

5. Code of Conduct

When you join the LongShot Photography Contest, you agree to abide by the following code of conduct. If this code of conduct is violated you may be banned from the contest at the discretion of the Administrators.

6. Winning Photographs

There will be 3 placings.

Two honorable mentions will also be chosen. The administrators vote on pictures that they deem to have outstanding merits and deserve recognition.

Please have fun!

7. Contacting Us

If you have any questions regarding these Contest Rules please contact us using the information below: