Lytro Launches Light Field Photography Contest

Image: John Biehler/FlickrImage: John Biehler/FlickrYou can win up to $500 in Lytro's first International Photography Contest! Submit your pictures now for Lytro's first international light field photography contest. Five finalist will each win $250. One finalist will take the grand prize, doubling the cash prize to $500 and garnering an invitation to Lytro's Pro Shooter Program. Best of all, no entry fee.

Don't have a Lytro Camera yet? No problem. Vote for your favorite living pictures for a chance to win your own Lytro Camera. Your votes help determine which light field photographers will win cash prizes and who will be invited to become a Lytro Pro shooter. Go to the voting gallery and click on your favorite pictures.

If you're the proud owner of a Lytro camera submit a picture for a chance to win up to $500.After you submit your picture encourage your friends to vote for your picture and they could win a Lytro Camera of their own.

What are the prizes?

Lytro Camera - 3 per month. Each week during the voting period, one voter will be randomly selected to win an 8 GB Lytro Light Field Camera.

$250 Cash - 5 finalists per month will each win a $250 cash prize.

$500 Cash and Lytro Pro Shooter - 1 Grand Prize Winner per month. The judges will select one Grand Prize Winner from among the Finalists who will be invited to become a Lytro Pro Shooter and have their cash prize doubled to $500.

The contest began on May 1st, 2013 and will end on June 30, 2013 at 11:59 PM (Pacific). Don't miss this opportunity to participate and possibly win cash prizes or a Lytro Camera. Make sure to read the Official Rules.

For additional information (Specs, Light Field theory, etc.) read this article about the Lytro Light Field Camera 

Arturo Rubio
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