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Thank you for your interest in the Photographer Spotlight Contest.

The contest submission ended on February 28, 2017.

We received so many great entries and are busy selecting our next Photographer Spotlight.

The winner will be contacted directly via email by 03/31/2017, as well as announced on this page, Facebook, and Twitter.

If you have any questions, please contact

ACDSee wants to tell your story

Tell us your story and you could be our next Photographer Spotlight.

If your story is selected, we will fly you, plus one, on your dream photoshoot anywhere in North America, or Iceland. Furthermore, award-winning filmmaker, Mark Wyatt, will film you while you get that epic shot! Later, we will put it all together in a video, much like our Feature Photographer Tom Parker.

Basically, we’ll fly you anywhere you want to go, pay you for your time, and film the whole adventure.

Estimated Value US$25,000.

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filmmaker Mark Wyatt
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Spotlight Tom Parker
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• Flights and accommodation for two. Your "plus one" can be your friend, family, model, or significant other. We don't care, as long as they're nice to Mark.


• The Photographer Spotlight video will also be used as web, email, YouTube, and other social media content, further exposing you, your brand, and your story.


• We will pay your current day rate, buy 5 of your best photos, and even pay you to post about the adventure through your social media accounts.


• You get a copy of the video to use in your own marketing, be it website, social media, email to your mom—it doesn't matter. We just want to help shine the light on you!


• You will be featured for 3 months on our website, accompanied by a short bio, and backlinks to your website and social media accounts. ( averages 1 million users per month, so this can be great exposure.)


• Your own amazing photographs of an epic location to add to your portfolio.



What kind of story? Anything related to photography, really. A cool story about a shoot you were once on. The story of how or why you became a photographer. It's all up to you!

Are the photos I take on the trip mine? Yep. We will want to buy some of the best to use on our website and share with our community though. Hope you're ok with selling your work!

How long is the shoot? It will be a two day shoot, plus one more for recording audio. The entire trip will be 5 days, so plenty of "you" time!

Can I get a helicopter like Tom Parker did? Very possible! Depends on the location you choose and logistics, but we like helicopters just as much as the next person.

Do I have to be familiar with ACDSee software to qualify? Nope. We don't care. We just want to do something fun and interesting, and that is what this project is about, telling stories! That being said, please feel free to try any of our software for free! Who knows, you might even like it!