Shoot The Cover - Embrace Social Photography with theblogpaper

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Lomography and theblogpaper have teamed up to bring you the most democratic photo challenge yet. We offer you the chance of getting on the cover of the next TheBlogpaper issue!

theblogpaper.co.uk is a news community which allows anyone to publish written and visual work online and in print. Rating and commenting, in other words the community defines what gets promoted to the front pages as well as to the printed version.

Now, Lomography and theblogpaper.co.uk have collaborated together giving you the chance of getting on their front cover. Become a photojournalist for the next issue of theblogpaper.co.uk by submitting your images today! Vote for the images that you find most striking, intriguing, beautiful, interesting and thought-provoking in the realm of social photography.

Find out more on the Competition Site

The winner of this competition will be awarded with unimaginable fame and glory, plus a Lomo LC-A+ Camera and your photos on the cover of the next edition!

The 2nd and 3rd Place of this competition will also receive indefinable amounts of glory + a Fisheye 2 Pink Edition Camera!

written by somapic on 2010-02-17 in #competitions #competition #submission #blogpaper

26 Comments

  1. panelomo
    panelomo ·

    wow - exciting!

  2. copefan
    copefan ·

    would be good if you could register..... i just get a blank page with a cross on it!

  3. panelomo
    panelomo ·

    @copefan i just did.

  4. mandashitley
    mandashitley ·

    yeah, bad link

  5. renaishashin
    renaishashin ·

    @LSI : Must we vote for those with 'I SHOOT THE COVER' description? Or we can just vote for the others without the description?

  6. cinzinc
    cinzinc ·

    i need some clarification/elaboration on the photo submission: "Your work must celebrate the democracy of the cover by depicting something that happens during the duration of the competition."
    help?

  7. mr_sid
    mr_sid ·

    Great contest, registration ongoing! :-)

  8. somapic
    somapic ·

    You can also vote for some other work that has been submitted to theblogpaper!

  9. mephisto19
  10. icuresick
    icuresick ·

    We are required to submit shots taken between February 15 to March 9, 2009, right?? I saw some entries with shots I have seen before, like @mephisto19's...

  11. mephisto19
    mephisto19 ·

    really??? i did not see that... will have a look on that ... thanks for the info

  12. mephisto19
    mephisto19 ·

    ahhh... okay/.... i interpretate that the deadline is 9th of march and you could start feb 15th and not that the shots have to be taken.... or am i wrong???? otherwise it"d be veeeeeeery short for analogue shots... three weeks... a set of ten shots...

  13. panelomo
    panelomo ·

    Art Hop in Paris - SHOOT THE COVER
    here's my entry shar.es/ma6eU

    what do you think? let me know - don't forget to vote... thanks! :)

  14. dfunkdamager
    dfunkdamager ·

    This great. Lot's of amazing entries. Here is mine :)
    www.theblogpaper.co.uk/photos/art/19feb10/lomo-celebration?…

  15. mariefisen
    mariefisen ·

    where do i find the submissions? (:

  16. mephisto19
    mephisto19 ·

    there are some amazing submissions, not only the lomo-ones.... and it seems you just need many people to vote for you, or will they be filtered out again (like on that german music-thing) the one-voter's, the ones that only make an account to vote for a friend

  17. maicul
    maicul ·

    I think that (one of) Lomography's own has a real good chance. *amen* Stephan's macro eye shoot *amen* I'm afraid my photographs (analogue and digital) aren't up to par for this compition. :(

  18. mephisto19
    mephisto19 ·

    well... i see e.g. jeansman's set that is - thanks for your votes - now up again because of its high quality.... i'd surly be nice to win this ;) i won't deny, but when you see the average number of votes on the lomo shots and one extending it by far, all by new users.... do not know if that is the idea behind the rumble

  19. elede
    elede ·

    I love this competition... Here's my entry as sugested by mephisto19... (www.theblogpaper.co.uk/photos/art/21feb10/winter-odysseys) VOTE VOTE!!!

  20. thycursed
    thycursed ·

    www.theblogpaper.co.uk/photos/culture/22feb10/ayutthaya-cyc…

    Here is my entry with my 2nd roll on my new camera !
    Vote for me if you think i deserve it !
    Thanks fellas =)

  21. elede
    elede ·

    People keep voting! www.theblogpaper.co.uk/photos/art/21feb10/winter-odysseys

  22. dfunkdamager
    dfunkdamager ·

    Keep the votes rolling folks. Big thank you to all my friends around the globe for voting.
    www.theblogpaper.co.uk/photos/art/19feb10/lomo-celebration?…

  23. dogma
    dogma ·

    :) ye and here is my submissions www.theblogpaper.co.uk/photos/art/28feb10/iw-how-i-see-worl…

  24. elede
    elede ·

    Runners up getting published woo wooot!!!

  25. cyan-shine
    cyan-shine ·

    Yeah^^ Congratulation to all who won this competition!
    Too bad it was such an EPIC FAIL :( I mean, it was obvious from the start that the voting system for this was vulnerable. I emailed them about it and they even apologozed, but it was poor overall to base such a competition on such a system. The new system is not much better either... Pity!

  26. dfunkdamager
    dfunkdamager ·

    I agree about their system being a complete EPIC FAIL. I just sent a very long email with my concerns about the whole competition. Oh Well. :(

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