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The AUGUST Photo Challenge With Cozy Clicks: BOKEH

The theme for the August photo challenge is: BOKEH

Photographers are encouraged to get creative with their photography and think about bokeh and ways that you can capture it in your photos!  The theme is ALL up to your interpretation. Photographers of ALL types and skill levels are encouraged to participate!

 

Not sure what bokeh is or how you can achieve it?  Check out this tutorial here: How to Shoot A Photo With Bokeh in the Background

OR listen and learn all thing BOKEH on this week’s episode of The Stay Focused Podcast

 

The August theme goes right along with the NEW Bokeh Pack that was Released in the Cozy Clicks shop earlier this week!  You can even grab a FREEBIE sample bokeh overlay to play with for your entry OR simply get a great shot with bokeh in camera.  You DO NOT need to use the bokeh overlays to enter.

 

 

To encourage growth and maybe take you out of your comfort zone a bit, these challenges are intended for you to get out there and shoot something NEW! You have time- this August  challenge ends on August 18th ,2019.  There is no advantage- or disadvantage to submitting your photos right away or right at the last minute!




This year’s challenges have also been created to foster support for each other in the photography community, by commenting, liking and showing encouragement on others’ work! (see rules below)

Photo Challenge Sponsored by:

 

HOW TO ENTER

⭐Add your entry one of three ways.

1. Post directly under the pinned challenge post at the top of the Cozy Clicks Facebook Group. (Make sure to link up to your business page too, if you have one!)

2. Post your entry on Instagram with the hashtag #cozyclicksaugust (<—must be exactly this tag to make sure your entry can be found!) *private IG accounts will not be seen

3. Create a blog post with your entry and leave the link in the comment section below👇

 

⭐Click through AT LEAST 3 other entries  and make sure to comment kindly on other’s work! (Hey, you might even like or follow some of their pages!)  To do this, simply comment on any 3 entries in the Facebook Group, search the hashtag #cozyclicksaugust on IG and comment on 3 entries or click any of the blog links below.

⭐ Entries must be submitted between August 7th to August18th, 2019 11:59pm MST to be eligible. ONE ENTRY PER PHOTOGRAPHER

 

 

The top ten photos will be selected and shared the last week of August 2019. Top 10 will be selected based on creativity, originality and relationship to contest criteria by members of the Cozy Clicks team, sponsors & past challenge winners.   To encourage photographers of all levels, ONE lucky participant will be randomly selected to receive the grand prize package from our sponsors, this month includes a credit for prints or canvases with CGPro Prints ($150 value), a lens rental credit from Lens Pro To Go ($100 value)  & $100 in Photoshop actions or presets from the Cozy Clicks Shop ($100 value)

 

No cash value, non-transferable Anyone over the age of 18  can participate.  Only one entry per person. The top 10 photos will be picked based on creativity, originality, and relationship to contest criteria by members of the Cozy Clicks team. ONE random participant will receive the grand prize from the sponsors. Placing in the top ten does NOT guarantee sponsorship prizes. That the winner will be notified via email will have 48 hours to provide a valid email address that sponsors can deliver the prize. Cozy Clicks may use the photographs submitted by all entrants on our social media accounts. No purchase necessary Void where prohibited by law. The number of eligible entries received determines the odds of winning. Photographs MUST be taken by the photographer submitting.

 

This is a fantastic chance to test out your creativity, see what others create AND bring more traffic to YOUR website or social media platform!

 

**If you are still having trouble you may leave your link in a comment below and someone will assist you**




THANK YOU TO OUR SPONSORS!!!

 

 

Click below to see previous month’s winners!

JULY: WATER

 

 

 

 

 

 

JUNE: SUMMER VIBES

 

 

 

 

 

 

MAY: BLACK &WHITE

 

 

 

 

 

 

APRIL: MOVEMENT

 

 

 

 

 

 

MARCH: CLOSE UP PORTRAIT

 

 

 

 

 

 

FEBRUARY: CREATIVE USE OF COLOR

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

JANUARY: UGLY LOCATION

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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