Beyond The Box: Tap To Focus iPhone Photography Contest

Do you like taking photos using your iPhone? If yes, you might want to join Beyond the Box’s TAP to FOCUS: iPhone Photography Contest!

The theme of this contest is “Street Moments” and we challenge all photographers and non-photographers alike to keep a keen eye out for extraordinary moments in everyday life and capture them using only their iPhones.

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Entries will be judged by a panel of renowned street photographers Allan Florendo, Ateneo Sta. Ines, Jasper Tejano, and the famous photography duo Everywhere We Shoot.

The criteria for judging are as follows:  50% for Creativity, 30% for Originality, and 20% for Relevance to the Theme. To maintain the quality of untouched photos, participants are prohibited from using add-on lenses and any image processing programs.

Contest Rules:
1. ‘Like’ and ‘Follow’ Beyond the Box on Facebook and Instagram (@beyondtheboxph).
2. Images submitted as entries must be captured using an iPhone. Entries will be subject to inspection to check for authenticity, originality, and use of the prescribed medium.
3. Post processing using any software will not be allowed and this includes adding of watermarks. Likewise, use of add – on lenses, softwares, filters, or HDR shall also be prohibited.
4. Entries must be set to at least 1080p resolution or higher (depending on the iPhone model used)
5. Upload your entries on both Facebook and Instagram with the title/description of your photo. Participants must tag @beyondtheboxph and use the appropriate hashtags ‪#‎BeyondTheBoxPH‬ & ‪#‎BTBTapToFocus‬
6. Photos or Entries taken before the contest period will not be qualified.
7. Participants must also e-mail their entry to [email protected] along with their name, contact number, title & description of their photo.
8. One entry per participant only.
9. Criteria for judging will be 50% creativity, 30% originality, and 20% relevance to the theme
10. Deadline of entries will be August 10, 2016
11. Winning entries will be announced on August 15, 2016 via social media

Ten of the most outstanding entries will win enviable prizes. The entry with the best photo will win the grand prize of Php 15,000 in cash and one (1) premium item from Beyond the Box. The 2nd place prize is Php 10,000 in cash and one (1) premium item from Beyond the Box. The 3rd place prize is Php 5,000 worth of cash and one (1) premium item from Beyond the Box. The seven (7) remaining entries will win consolation prizes. Plus, winning photographs will be featured in an exhibit at Uptown Mall in Bonifacio Global City alongside the works of the contest judges.

If you think you’ve got what it takes, then visit for more details, get out there and start shooting. Take your best shot and good luck!

Find new ways to inspire creativity through technology at Beyond the Box’s latest store at Level 3, Uptown Place Mall, 36th St. cor. 9th Avenue, Bonifacio Global City, Taguig.


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