The White Stripes and Lomography Present: Under Great White Northern Lights Competition!


Your chance to win rare White Stripes and Lomography loot, by submitting your vision of the Northern Lights!

In 2007, The White Stripes, one of the worlds most enigmatic bands, celebrated their 10 year anniversary by playing every province and territory across Canada. Now, the band has announced the release of a limited edition box set to commemorate their Canadian tour with a series of work capturing the striking live moments and poignant off-stage interactions. To celebrate the release of Under Great White Northern Lights, we’ve teamed up for a competition worthy of such astrological events!

To participate in this one of a kind competition, you only have to show us your interpretation of the Northern Lights. Upload the streaks and stars, light leaks and amazing colors that really show your vision of the Northern Lights. The band would especially love to see any photos utilizing the red, white and black color scheme, but it’s not necessary to win!

Still need some more convincing? Let’s talk about what you can win!

We are thrilled to offer some spectacular prizing for this competition. Not only will there be one Grand Prize Winner, taking home some truly rare White Stripes and Lomography loot, but there will also be a First Runner Up, 10 Second Runners Up and 5 Honorable Mentions that also get to take home great prizes!

Grand Prize Winner:
Under Great White Northern Lights box set
Limited Edition Rob Jones Under Great White Northern Lights Silkscreened Poster
Holga Jack Edition
Diana Meg Edition
Limited edition 3-button set made from The White Stripes custom tartan

First Runner Up:
Under Great White Northern Lights box set
Holga Jack Edition
Diana Meg Edition

10 x Second Runners Up
Under Great White Northern Lights DVDs

5 x Honorable Mentions
Under Great White Northern Lights live CDs

Now to the nitty gritty details:
You can only submit 5 images
All photos must have been taken with an analogue camera (please, no Photoshop!)
Each image must be at least 768px on the smallest side

written by alexandrak on 2010-02-17 in #competitions #meg #holga #under-great-white-northern-lights #diana #jack #competition #white-stripes


  1. cinzinc
    cinzinc ·

    The hardest button to button, this is a Conquest!

  2. mephisto19
    mephisto19 ·

    wow! such a huge contest again! wonderful! and congrats to the 10th anniversary

  3. violet_rayy
    violet_rayy ·

    Haha! Wise words cinzinc!

  4. workerbee
    workerbee ·

    awesome! great contest and would be super cool to win

  5. stijn_b
    stijn_b ·

    Wow, very very nice. Curious to the submissions for this one!

  6. stijn_b
    stijn_b ·

    Wow, very very nice. Curious to SEE the submissions for this one!

  7. tonysykes
    tonysykes ·

    I was so excited when i saw this boxset on the white stripes website and now i cant believe i have the chance to win a copy. It was thanks to them that i discovered Lomography and now yet again theyre giving us another wonderful gift. :D

  8. drehoh177
    drehoh177 ·

    I've been thinkin' about my doorbell!!!

  9. ilovemydiana
    ilovemydiana ·

    this makes me very happy.

  10. taffyraphie
    taffyraphie ·

    i'm going to win this.....i've been thinking about my doorbell....but the mailman hasn't come with my prize yet :D

  11. ahleng90
    ahleng90 ·

    lets submit! yeah~ :D

  12. northwardnimbus
    northwardnimbus ·

    yey! nice photos!

  13. northwardnimbus
    northwardnimbus ·

    ps. meg, i love you!

  14. jazbell5
    jazbell5 ·

    esa camara de jack tiene que ser mia!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  15. johnccc
    johnccc ·

    Going to submit pics tonight !

  16. larslau
    larslau ·

    I'm gonna win this... I have to!!

  17. panelomo
    panelomo ·

    me too! :)

  18. johnccc
    johnccc ·

    when dose the comp close ???

  19. girl_anachronism
    girl_anachronism ·


  20. girl_anachronism
    girl_anachronism ·


  21. menetekel
    menetekel ·

    How will the entries be judged?

  22. bongofury
    bongofury ·

    bad maths and i submited 6 pics , there is any way to take one out

  23. fabyen
    fabyen ·

    I'm a fan! I have the meg diana... This is so cool !

  24. fivedayforecast
    fivedayforecast ·


  25. kirsten
    kirsten ·

    Under the Great White Northern Lights from Australia. Bring it.

  26. drudolph
    drudolph ·

    I'm there!

  27. fivedayforecast
    fivedayforecast ·

    I actually got to see the northern lights on trick or treat night when I was 9. They were beautiful.

  28. ekubicki
    ekubicki ·

    This is a fantastic fantasy

  29. mrosy
    mrosy ·

    Really great contest! A HUGE thank you to the WHITE STRIPES and LOMOGRAPHY!

  30. kazarareta
    kazarareta ·

    just a few more days to go, be sure to submit!

  31. anwar_furstenburg
    anwar_furstenburg ·

    I have a feeling kyle_the_french already won. Look at his stuff, are you kidding me?

  32. artisjustfrozenmusic
    artisjustfrozenmusic ·

    D: I want this prize more than anything! But my holga still hasn't arrived in the mail!

  33. veeliss
    veeliss ·

    I love this competition! there are some truly beautiful pictures on here. My 5 are from my first ever Lomo which is the Jack Holga, it is because of the White Stripes that my lomo obsession began. Thank you xxx

  34. smintexas
    smintexas ·

    Oh! I'm Gonna Cry!

  35. kawhite
    kawhite ·

    I don't know how submit photo =( How I do it?

  36. fivedayforecast
    fivedayforecast ·

    The White Stripes led me to Lomography as well!

    And I believe all of Icky Thumps album art was on a lomo camera no?

  37. alxxlbkk
    alxxlbkk ·

    i'm here on heaven.

  38. torium
    torium ·

    I wish so hard I could win ! :-)

  39. whathaveicreated
    whathaveicreated ·

    did the competition just get extended?

  40. ctpj
    ctpj ·

    i love white stripes and white stripes with lomo is the best far away!

  41. alexandrak
    alexandrak ·

    It did! we've given everyone an extra 3 days!

  42. whathaveicreated
    whathaveicreated ·


  43. mudyjoon
    mudyjoon ·

    brilliant Idea, this comp. could motivate me to dust away the cobwebs from the corners of my imagination!

  44. e_kubicki
    e_kubicki ·

    This is so bullshit i worked so hard to get my photos ready and when i go to submit them the damn competition ended already....i am so least wait until the whole damn day is threw!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!1

  45. lacon
    lacon ·

    Whoever wins is going to be one lucky, happy fellow! Even if you don't win anything I believe it was very fun just to enter.

  46. aleckkk
    aleckkk ·

    and the results? O____o

  47. whathaveicreated
    whathaveicreated ·

    WHEN WILL WE KNOW!?!?!?!?!?!?!?!?!?!?!?!?!?!?!?!?!?!?!?!?!?!?!?!?!?!?!?!?!?!?!?!

  48. e_kubicki
    e_kubicki ·

    Go Lomo! Smiles to all the whitestripes fans!

  49. ctpj
    ctpj ·

    where i can check the winners?

  50. adrienn
    adrienn ·

    is there any result or something? i really really want to know.

  51. whathaveicreated
    whathaveicreated ·


  52. pollyfonia
    pollyfonia ·

    Hey, come on! It's simply not fair. We're waiting for the result almost month. This is not how we should be treated!

  53. lacon
    lacon ·

    I was told by kazarareta that the NY offices have passed on the short list to the White Stripes themselves to decide. Remember there were almost 1200 pictures to look through and judge! That's time consuming! Also, Jack White is a busy man so if it takes a while for the White Stripes to pick the winners so be it. At least you know they're going to be looking at the photos themselves which is pretty gd cool.

  54. whathaveicreated
    whathaveicreated ·

    good to know, thanks for the update.

  55. pollyfonia
    pollyfonia ·

    Something is better than nothing. I'm still thinking that we haven't been treated seriously.

  56. ctpj
    ctpj ·

    any news?

  57. alexandrak
    alexandrak ·

    Everything has shipped! Expect your prizes very soon!

  58. kazb
    kazb ·

    But which photos actually won?! Is anyone going to tell us? This is ridiculous.

  59. pollyfonia
    pollyfonia ·

    I agree with kazb. What's going on with this competition?!

  60. ctpj
    ctpj ·

    who won?

  61. pollyfonia
    pollyfonia ·

    Is it still without the result or you just haven't told us? Who is the winner?

  62. alexandrak
    alexandrak ·

    Hello all! it was announced:…

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