Lomography + TOMS #BESHADY Rumble!

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This World Sight Day, #BESHADY with the good folks over at TOMS who are wearing their shades inside to raise awareness for visual impairment and global blindness. Submit photos for a chance to win some fantastic prizes and expand your Lomographic vision!

285 million people are visually impaired, but 80% of them don’t have to be. To help TOMS spread awareness about this statistic and World Sight Day, we’re asking Lomographers to submit their best and most inspirational photos. Throw on some shades indoors or show us what #BESHADY means to you. The friendly folks from TOMS will be choosing the winning photos, so make sure to wow them!

In case you’re not familiar with TOMS, here’s a snippet of their story: While traveling in Argentina in 2006, TOMS founder, Blake Mycoskie, witnessed the hardships faced by children growing up without shoes. Blake’s travel experience turned into the business idea that provided the foundation for TOMS. For every pair purchased, TOMS gives a pair of new shoes to a child in need. TOMS has given millions of pairs of new shoes to children since the company’s inception. In 2011, TOMS expanded their giving through TOMS Eyewear, where with every pair purchased, TOMS will help restore sight to a person in need. We’re pretty stoked to help them spread the news on their latest mission: WORLD SIGHT DAY. Go to toms.com/world-sight-day to get inspired.

And there’s more! Photos submitted in the first two weeks of the competition will be exhibited in the TOMS Flagship store in Venice, CA.

One Grand Prize Winner will receive:

2nd Place

3rd Place

  • World Sight Day T-shirt
  • La Sardina Camera St. Tropez Graniers w/o Flash

10 Runner Ups

  • Leather-bound TOMS notebook
  • 10 Piggy Points

Some rules to keep in mind:

  • Film/Camera Type: Any analogue photo not digitally enhanced or manipulated.
  • Upload Limit: 10 images
  • Minimum Photo Dimensions: Submissions must be at least 768px in either width or height. You must have a high resolution image available (minimum 300 dpi)

Stay in touch with our pals at TOMS this summer by following them on Facebook, Twitter , Pinterest and YouTube too! Good luck everyone!

written by angelab_log on 2013-09-11 in #competitions #world-sight-day #la-sardina-beach-edition #be-shady #lomo-lc-a #analogue-photography #diana-f #sunglasses #rumbles #toms

18 Comments

  1. blueskyandhardrock
    blueskyandhardrock ·

    Awesome @angelab_log competition!

  2. angelab_log
    angelab_log ·

    @blueskyandhardrock glad you love it! :D

  3. mephisto19
    mephisto19 ·

    nice one

  4. menymosca
    menymosca ·

    LOVE IT!!

  5. themanwithnocamera
    themanwithnocamera ·

    where do i submit the photos?

  6. hervinsyah
    hervinsyah ·

    The only rumble which all the winner get at least one camera after Tori Amos rumble (correct me if I'm wrong). Hope this time there are no again hipstamatic or instagram photo that win this rumble & about the very late prize shipment. Haha, sorry I'm too fussy.

  7. saidseni
    saidseni ·

    I would like to have those wrap boots, TOMS...! :)

  8. 4br0k3n3rr0r
    4br0k3n3rr0r ·

    Love it!

  9. chappelow
    chappelow ·

    I like it, I like it alot.

  10. ajagee24701
    ajagee24701 ·

    I like this contest!

  11. sashakoala
    sashakoala ·

    Hey. I'm sorry, I'm new here.. how can I submit my photos?

  12. ideajet
    ideajet ·

    @sashakoala: you should see some of your photos below the text, just above the likes. from there you can select your photos! please excuse me if I'm wrong but I think that's the easiest way to do it ;)

    besides, this is an awesome rumble! :D

  13. holgardo
    holgardo ·

    This was anice and funny rumble... I just hope we don´t have to wait a year to see the winner lomographs ;-)

  14. aldana
    aldana ·

    exactly !! I hope we can see the winners soon !!

  15. aldana
    aldana ·

    exactly !! I hope we can see the winners soon !!

  16. sashakoala
    sashakoala ·

    Who are the winners? ;)

  17. yokekei
    yokekei ·

    How about the result? It should announced on Oct right??

  18. inkkl
    inkkl ·

    Who are the winners? ;)

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