Lomography + Ellie Goulding Present the Lights Competition


Lomography teamed up with UK superstar Ellie Goulding to present to one of the most enlightening competitions this year! Check out more information on this bright competition after the jump!

Ellie Goulding is a massive UK pop star on her way to US stardom. She recently performed on SNL and at the Royal Wedding. How cool is that?! Her debut album Lights debuted #1 on the UK album charts!

Now lets get down to business! Since the holiday season is upon us, we’d like to see the best photos that will brighten up this joyous season ! We want you to capture photos of Lights! Christmas Lights! Street Lights! Lamps! Headlights! Anything that has lights! Now load those cameras and don’t forget that flash! It’s time to lighten up the holiday season so get shooting!

One Grand Prize Winner will receive:

  • A Pair of Concert Tickets plus a Meet & Greet for the Upcoming Tour
  • Autographed “Lights” Tour 2011 poster
  • Autographed “Lights” CD
  • A Feature the Winning Photo on all of her Social Sites with a Shout out
  • 1 Lomography Diana F+ Gold Edition Camera
  • 1 Lomography Diana 35mm Back+

2nd Place winner will receive:

3rd Place winner will received:

7 Honorable mentions, will each receive:

  • 10 Piggies

Check out Ellie Goulding’s new album on iTunes
Find her on Facebook
Follow her on Twitter

Good Luck!


  • Film/Camera Type: Any analogue photo not digitally enhanced or manipulated.
  • Upload Limit: 10 images
  • Deadline: January 2, 2012
  • 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)
  • After notification, winners will need to submit high res files for print.

written by mmoya on 2011-12-07 #news #competition #rumble #lights #lomography #ellie #goulding


  1. asharnanae
    asharnanae ·

    ooh! cool competition! Love christmas lights :D

  2. badjuju
    badjuju ·

    Great prizes!!!!

  3. nadinadu
    nadinadu ·

    I love ellie goulding!! really have to go shoot some lights now :D

  4. jeffr
    jeffr ·


  5. saidseni
    saidseni ·

    Ahahah! I won't participate in this one, I'm afraid I win the prizes and have to use them because I don't have any of those cameras! :P Good luck to all!

  6. evon_t
    evon_t ·

    I'm a big fan of her <3

  7. natalieerachel
    natalieerachel ·

    Does sunlight count? All the listed lights are artificial :O

  8. zarzipan
    zarzipan ·

    This is a great rumble! I can't wait to get taking pictures

  9. squamy
    squamy ·

    Love Ellie and Christmas lights :) Off shooting!

  10. freckleface
    freckleface ·

    Yea i was wondering if sunlight counted aswell!

  11. meliijoy
    meliijoy ·

    I love Ellie! I'll have to participate in this one...

  12. z
    z ·

    love her!

  13. panjihardjakaprabon
    panjihardjakaprabon ·

    love her songs...so talented

  14. kaeleyjane
    kaeleyjane ·

    Ellie is my favorite! This is cool awesome!

  15. rahela
    rahela ·

    omg those are some badass prizes :O

  16. ananana
    ananana ·

    Lights are my favorite subject! AND I like to sometimes listen to the Bassnectar remix of her Lights song and look at my photos, and other people's. I see some really beautiful entries already!

  17. sammy_a
    sammy_a ·

    i saw her when she supported passion pit on a uk tour :) she came back a week or two later on her own tour

  18. roberthenry
    roberthenry ·

    Cool competition, some really cool stuff being submitted :)

  19. uniquemay
    uniquemay ·

    How Do You Enter??

  20. millirose
    millirose ·

    how do you enter?:)

  21. dearjme
    dearjme ·

    I'm guessing bokeh will be the winning factor, since her album cover's bokeh with lights galore.

  22. jamie-photography
    jamie-photography ·

    Im a guy, i love Ellie Goulding. Such a beautiful voice.

  23. jantheman
    jantheman ·

    ok this is confusing,. how do I upload me photos to enter the contest?

  24. rancliffhasenza
    rancliffhasenza ·

    Done :)

  25. gelibee
    gelibee ·

    Hallo @uniquemay, @millirose and @jantheman! Just upload your photos in your LomoHome (www.lomography.com/about/faq/1513-how-do-i-upload-photos-in…) and just below the article, you can see "Enter this competition - you have submitted 0/10 photos so far" Just select the photos you want to enter for this rumble :) Good luck!

  26. mokiman
    mokiman ·

    can you use any type of camera? like a digital camera?

  27. mission2control
    mission2control ·

    I've entered some of my photo's taken on Ellie Goulding's Lights Tour when she was in Toronto, Canada, she was awesome :O)

  28. 4tom
    4tom ·

    does it have to be using lomography? because i wanted to enter photos just using my digital camera? :)

  29. phonograffiti
    phonograffiti ·

    no, it has to be analog. no digital photos or photo manipulation.

  30. kendo-rp
    kendo-rp ·

    I won't be winning, even if I was supposed to win. No high res photos :(
    I really love Ellie :)

  31. raspberry95
    raspberry95 ·

    Hello. I have a simple question. I am new, where can I upload my photos? I just can't find the place where to.

  32. mmoya
    mmoya ·

    @Mokiman - Only Analogue Photos please. If you submit a digital photo, it will be disqualified. Thanks!

  33. mmoya
    mmoya ·

    @raspberry95 - Click on this link: www.lomography.com/lab and you can upload your photos there. Then you will be able to submit your photos to the competition. Thanks!

  34. mario-salvenmoser
    mario-salvenmoser ·

    great competition and awesome prizes! :D

  35. jofrogerrity
    jofrogerrity ·

    Wish I knew how to upload...

  36. katekw
    katekw ·

    What are piggies??

  37. gelibee
  38. renenob
    renenob ·

    @icuresick bat wala pa dito ng [policarpio at starry LCW shots mo?

  39. vaticio
    vaticio ·

    <3 Submitting right now. :3 www.lomography.com/homes/vaticio

  40. djwphotography
    djwphotography ·

    how do you submit????

  41. ohxemily
    ohxemily ·

    how do you submit your photos?!

  42. gelibee
    gelibee ·

    Hallo @djwphotography, @ohxemily! Just upload your photos in your LomoHome (www.lomograph(…)lab-section) and just below the article, you can see "Enter this competition - you have submitted 0/10 photos so far" Just select the photos you want to enter for this rumble :) Good luck!

  43. mephisto19
    mephisto19 ·

    funny that there are so many people asking if they could use digital cameras..... i did submit some analogue ohots, light paintings, hqme,...! :)

  44. speezberry
    speezberry ·

    I'm Excited! Estoy Animado. Voy a Ganar!!!!

  45. varside
    varside ·

    can anyone explain why the contest ended at midnight on January 1st and not midnight on January 2nd?

  46. rockfordpeach
    rockfordpeach ·

    @mmoya When are the winners announced?

  47. doramarrero
    doramarrero ·

    When are the winners announced?

  48. icuresick
    icuresick ·

    Andaming nagpasa ng gigital!! @boobert @renenob @grazie @b0nr2b1ush @superkulisap @cosmicpnay80 @jcgepte

  49. superkulisap
    superkulisap ·

    @icuresick excited ang role nung nasa taas ng comment mo. digital naman ung uploads at nka-tag pa ung camera used lol

  50. speezberry
    speezberry ·

    My Heart is RiDiNg on this!!!

  51. philippa
    philippa ·

    Have the winners been announced yet?!

  52. roberthenry
    roberthenry ·

    no, but i keep checking :)

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