Call for Entry: The 7th Annual Holga & Friends Out of the Box International Photography Competition


You could have your photographs included in an international exhibition, as well as win cameras and cash! The 7th Annual Holga & Friends Out of the Box (on creativity that is) International Photography Competition is now under way with guest juror O. Rufus Lovett, a professional photographer, teacher, lecturer, author and curator based in Longview, Texas.

It is open to amateur and professional photographers around the globe that use a toy camera or an element of it. Photographs of your choice of subject matter made with any low-end, low-tech, limited-control camera “toy” camera – such as pinhole, Holga, Diana, Konstruktor F, Brownies, Anscos, and other Lomography products— will be accepted. Photographs made from Polaroid-type film backs attached to Holgas are also welcome. Photographs made from a DSLR or SLR with a pinhole, Holga, Diana, or plastic lens will be accepted.

Photographs taken with the Diana F+

More Important Information

Deadline for The Toy Camera International call for entry is September 7, 2017, Midnight CST.

Entry Fees
The entry fee of $35 for up to 5 images. Photographers may enter up to 10 images only at $5 each additional.

Submit your images at this link.

Holga Out of the Box exhibit will consist of 50 images in the gallery and online exhibition.
Best of Show - $500 Lomography is donating a Diana F and a Holga N Camera
2nd Place -" $250 and a Holga N Camera
3rd Place -" $150 and a Holga N Camera

Submission File Requirements
1. Files should be 1280 pixels in the longest dimension saved in the JPEG format on high-quality setting (not maximum). Images should be sampled at 72ppi and saved in the sRGB color space. Email entries to
2. Label each file with consecutive numbers followed by your Last name, and first name initial .ie CromerT_01 - no spaces and only alpha-numeric characters.
3. Be sure and copyright your images in the “file info” of Photoshop or metadata.

Good luck Lomographers! You can also enter any of Lomography's many ongoing Competitions.

written by katphip on 2017-08-21


  1. sirio174
    sirio174 ·

    @katphip Are you accepting photos taken with a disposable camera?

  2. fbeudaert
    fbeudaert ·

    Deadline is September 7, 2016 ?
    Er... 2016 ?

  3. katphip
    katphip ·

    @sirio174 that would be a question for , she is the director of the competition!

  4. katphip
    katphip ·

    @fbeudaert Fixed, thanks!

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