Announces 2007 Photograph of the Year Contest with Over $20,000 in Prizes

Share Article announces the 2007 Photograph of the Year contest, featuring twelve, high-profile sponsors with over $20,000 in prizes to be won including a grand prize valued at $5,000. The contest is free to enter, with submissions accepted via email. Any photograph taken in 2007 is eligible to be entered. ( recently announced the 2007 Photograph of the Year contest, featuring twelve, high-profile sponsors with over $20,000 in prizes to be won including a grand prize valued at $5,000. The contest is free to enter, with submissions accepted via email. Any photograph taken in 2007 is eligible to win if entered.

The 2007 Photograph of the Year marks the 2nd annual photograph of the year contest organized by the popular photography resources site. With over $20,000 in prizes available to be won, and with first prize alone valued at over $5,000, the 2007 Photograph of the Year contest stands to be even a bigger success than the inaugural one held last year.

There are several things that set the contest apart from some of the other "Best of 2007" photography contests. Firstly, winners can be from anywhere in the world, not just limited to the US or Canada, making the contest truly a worldwide photography contest. In fact, their most recent Photograph of the Month winner was from Sweden, with other past winners from various places around the world including the USA, Canada, the UK, Australia, Israel, Africa, Saudi Arabia and Indonesia. In addition, instead of having a select group of judges pick a winner, the entire community will vote on every photograph, broken down in several rounds. With this unique voting process, every eligible submitted photograph is given a chance to win, not just a select few picked out by judges, giving the community complete power over which photographs are awarded "Best Photograph of 2007."

In an interview about the Photograph of the Year contest, the owner and founder of, Tim L. Walker, expressed that "the excitement and unique features of this contest display exactly why PhotographyCorner is such a popular and unique home for photographers on the web. Anyone can enter the contest, and anyone can win. I don't decide. A bunch of "professional" judges don't decide. The community decides. They're the photographers - they should pick the winners." He continued by adding that "it's encouraging to see such an amazing and diverse group of sponsors step up to reward and encourage photographers from around the world. With over $20,000 in prizes, the winners will add thousands of dollars worth of equipment, software and services to their arsenal, allowing them to further improve their photography - and that's what it's really all about. Photography enriches all of our lives in one way or another, and contests like this serve to improve the photography we see all around us every day."

The 12 contest sponsors, including,, and, have offered up an amazing collection of cash and prizes ( that includes software, equipment, cash, gift certificates, camera bags, photography-related services, web sites and more. The contest rules can be found at, and all information about the contest can be found at

With thousands of entries expected before the end date of the contest on January 15th, 2008, voting will begin on January 18th, 2008 and will run until the end of the month in several stages, with the winners announced on January 30th, 2008.

About is a leading photography resources portal for photographers, which includes member-written articles, tutorials, forums, a community photo gallery, a photography directory, a photography blog, and a collection of photography projects. The site runs a monthly Photograph of the Month contest and eigtheen yearly Contest Corner Challenges, as well as providing an area of the site for photographers to receive constructive criticism of their work in the Critiques Corner. was launched in March 2004.


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For more information, please visit and Tim L. Walker can be reached at 705.321.9542 to answer any questions.

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