POP 09 Lomography + Jones Soda Competition - Show Us The Things That Make You POP!


Week 1 of the Lomography + Jones Soda Pop '09 Competition - Show Us What Makes You POP!

Lomography + Jones Soda have teamed up to create the Pop '09 - Show Us What Makes you Pop! competition! All you need to do this week is Show Us the Things That Make You Pop – the things that make you smile, make you mad, make you go crazy! We want them all!

This week we’ll be choosing the best 10 photographs, with 3 getting the Grand Prize of their image on 15,000 bottles of Jones Soda along with a Lomo LC-A+ and a Pop 9 Camera and 7 runners up get the Pop 9 Camera!

So take a chance and POP those shutters!

Upload Guidelines:

  • Film/Camera Type: Any Film Camera!
  • 10 picture upload limit, all submitted photos must be 300 dpi or 1600 in either width or height
  • By submitting your photos to this rumble, you allow Lomography.com and JonesSoda.com to use your submitted photos for promotional purposes and allow Jones Soda to print your photo on their products.

written by alexandrak on 2009-07-01 in #competitions


  1. kernow_and_cambria
    kernow_and_cambria ·

    Does anyone know how to check/change DPI?

  2. alexandrak
    alexandrak ·

    Jones doesn't mind if it's done like this: www.jonessoda.com/files/gallery_faqs.php#resize

  3. dfred
    dfred ·

    Good Idea

  4. girlkasia
    girlkasia ·

    can you submit photos more than once (of course with the limit total of 10)? I've one that I'd like to submit now, and some others that might turn out well when I get them developed.

  5. alexandrak
    alexandrak ·

    @girlkasia of course! You can submit to this week's theme anytime while it's open!

  6. girlkasia
    girlkasia ·

    @alexandrak : thanks! just didn't know...

    but I also just noticed that my picture isn't quite big enough...short by only 49px. crap :(

  7. mephisto19
    mephisto19 ·

    was the 1800pxl minimum there from the beginning? hmm.... i have all submissions in higher resolution, too!

  8. ouroborosx
    ouroborosx ·

    i don't believe that pixel size is accurate, but please let alexandra confirm... we're not in the office today, so she'll let you know on Monday... i'm pretty sure the pixel limit is much much smaller for this, and basic lomography upload sizes from the old site are fine.

  9. badasian
    badasian ·

    Every time I try to submit photos for this contest, I'm told to "login or register to use this feature". Hmmm....I'm registered and I'm logged in. Help?

  10. rudie11
    rudie11 ·

    Is a 10 photo upload limit for the whole competition or each week/theme?

  11. rudie11
    rudie11 ·

    Is a 10 photo upload limit for the whole competition or each week/theme?

  12. widyayuniarti
    widyayuniarti ·

    can i ask how to submit the photo? sorry i'm a newbie.

  13. sodasong
    sodasong ·

    The SUBMIT PHOTOS link does not work. How do I submit my photos in the Contest?

  14. badasian
    badasian ·

    So I tried again to submit last night & suddenly, it worked! Others having issue w/ the button, "try again" is the only advice I can give.

  15. panelomo
    panelomo ·

    what things make me pop?

  16. stijn_b
    stijn_b ·

    To submit a photo, just go to your home and search trough your albums for the photo's you would like to submit for a contest. In the lower right corner you can select the desired contest and submit the photo. That's how I did it.

  17. alexandrak
    alexandrak ·

    @rudie1110 submissions each week!

  18. alexandrak
    alexandrak ·

    @mephisto19 it's really only got to be 300dpi. I will change it back. :)

  19. widyayuniarti
    widyayuniarti ·

    why did my photos stuck in the lab? how to move it to my album or my photo?

  20. alexandrak
    alexandrak ·

    Hello @widyayuniarti Go to your "unsorted" folder and move them to an album! there's a great lab tutorial here: www.lomography.com/magazine/blog/2008/07/17/tutorial-for-th…

  21. drofla
    drofla ·

    quick question: for entries, can we photo shop our film images to enter them?

  22. drofla
    drofla ·

    quick question: for entries, can we photo shop our film images to enter them?

  23. girlkasia
    girlkasia ·

    Ohhhh and also, when do we find out the winners/runners up, and also, will they be notified?

  24. merge
    merge ·

    Hmmm, 1600px for the contest, but when I upload through Lab, it is resizing images back down to 768px - how does that work? Am I missing something? Is all good?

  25. sibu_sen
    sibu_sen ·

    So, we give Jones Soda rights to our photos even if we don't win? I'm not keen on that!

    Not a lot of things make me 'pop' anyway, haha! :D

  26. widyayuniarti
    widyayuniarti ·

    @alexandrak thanks for the info. :)
    @drofla so far i didn't do any photoshop-ing, i just changed the size and cropped it you need to. that's what i did.

  27. alexandrak
    alexandrak ·

    @merge as long as you upload the correct size, it is okay!

  28. alexandrak
    alexandrak ·

    @girlkasia Jones Soda is your Jury! They will announce the first weeks' winners first!

  29. stijn_b
    stijn_b ·

    I thought that I uploaded all my pictures at same dimensions and quality but some of my entry's don't meet the desired size,I can get them at a higher resolution/dpi though

  30. alexandrak
    alexandrak ·

    @stijn_b if your photo wins, and It's not the right size, we can work around that!

  31. anabananaangel
    anabananaangel ·

    There are nearly 700 entries this is going to be HARD> good luck everyone

  32. sugiyamasatomi
    sugiyamasatomi ·

    mmmm, 6hours left, 3 in the morning, and I can't upload pictures:( should I submit what I have in the lab already? but they are most likely smaller than the size they needed to be:(

  33. sugiyamasatomi
    sugiyamasatomi ·

    well, it's past 4am, and I tried for a few hours, but still couldn't upload images to the website, so I just picked images from my lab, which include some images that are smaller than the size they needed to be:( hope they'll be nice about it:D

  34. larslau
    larslau ·

    If my pictures aren't uploaded in 300 dpi or 1600, can't I just enter them and then send the high resolution shots if I win?

  35. alexandrak
    alexandrak ·

    We prefer that all images are submitted with the required dpi or image size.

  36. orletg
    orletg ·

    when i click the submit photos tab, it tells me that i must be logged in or registerd to do so. but i am logged in and registered. whats up with that?

  37. alexandrak
    alexandrak ·

    @orletg submit by going to the image in your Lomohome!

  38. ilovemydiana
    ilovemydiana ·

    i submitted my photo of ducks that i took with my oktomat(the 3rd or 4th entry?), but it was loaded twice into my album by accident without me realizing and i entered the incorrect copy. since then i have deleted the extra copy and entered the same photo again, this time the correct photo, about half way through the contest with the correct meta data, comments, likes, etc. i just didnt want the incorrect photo to be viewed and discarded due to it having been filled out incorrectly or it not being there because i deleted that copy. the correct one is still entered, sorry for the trouble...

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