ENTER NOW: Platypod Macro Photography Contest!

Get ready for a brand-new photo contest that celebrates the world of MACRO PHOTOGRAPHY! Our grand-prize winner will take home our very popular Ultra + Benro IN-00 Ball Head + Multi Accessory Kit that retails for $138! Our 2nd and 3rd place winners will each receive a Platypod of their choice!

If you’d like to see some examples of Platypod at work on a macro-photography shoot, check out Zac Herr’s blog post “Capturing Critters with Macro Photography & Platypod” or Melanie Kern-Favilla’s blog post, “Using Platypod to Shoot Macro” or Ian Spanier’s “Platypod Meets the Wild, Wild West” piece.

So, are you ready to enter the contest? Details below!

Photo by: Melanie Kern-Favilla

Photo by: Melanie Kern-Favilla

WHEN: Contest submissions are accepted between the dates of Dec. 16, 2018 and Jan. 29, 2019.

WHERE: Submit your pictures on Instagram by hash-tagging them #PlatypodContest; or by adding them to our Facebook wall and including the hashtag #PlatypodContest on your post; or by tweeting your submission with the contest hashtag. (We got you covered — send us your macro photos by Instagram, Facebook or Twitter!) IMPORTANT: Your post MUST BE posted during the contest dates (do not simply go back and comment on an old post with the contest hashtag) and you must be following us on the platform of your entry.

WHO: This contest is open to all level of photographers, from beginners to pros.

HOW MANY PHOTOS CAN YOU ENTER? Each person may enter a total of 3 photo submissions.

PRIZES: Our grand-prize winner will receive a Platypod Holiday Bundle. Our 2nd and 3rd place winners will receive a Platypod.

FOR OFFICIAL ENTRY:
1) Enter the contest on our Facebook page or via Instagram or via Twitter
2) Must be following us on the platform you submitted your entry to
3) Post up to 3 of your favorite Macro Photography photographs
4) #PlatypodContest is the contest hashtag and must accompany your submission post, regardless of social-media platform

Photo Credit: Zac Herr

Photo Credit: Zac Herr

Photo Credit: Ian Spanier

Photo Credit: Ian Spanier

Contest Rules:

Must be 18+. All photo submissions must be made by Jan. 29, 2019 11:59pm ET. Contest entries begin Dec. 16, 2018 and posts must be timestamped within those dates. One grand-prize winner will be selected and featured on our social channels and blog. Our promotion is in no way sponsored, administered, or associated with Instagram, Facebook or Twitter. By entering, you confirm that you are 18+ years of age, that the work submitted is your own.

Submitted Image Usage Rights: 
By submitting images to Platypod's Contest, photographers allow Platypod to use submitted images on Platypod's blog, newsletter, and social media to promote this and future contests only. Contest entrants retain full ownership of submitted image rights. Platypod may use submitted images in other purposes only with the expressed written permission by the submitter.

Ajna Adams